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Mary Shanklin
Works at Orlando Sentinel, a Tribune Company
Attends George Washington University
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E-commerce disruption - distribution hub building in Central Florida as major U.S. Postal Service center there consolidates. 
The latest evidence of e-commerce disruption in Central Florida is the planned closing of a postal distribution center and a new FedEx center being built near Amazon 's million-square-foot warehouse.
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On Monday morning, the email below landed in my inbox and I had to marvel that a well-intentioned president of a foundation could send out a "story idea" in which any news was buried so deeply that
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Cushman & Wakefield consolidates Florida ops
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Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard has sold his five-bedroom Orlando-area home for $3.4 million — about $1.5 million less than the asking price.
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The once-sizzling home-sales market has cooled off this summer in the Orlando area as sellers face increasing competition and buyers no longer have to wait in line with investors to buy houses.
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Paddleboarding, kayaking, sailing to be centerpiece at Lake Nona resort.
Lake Nona has quietly rolled out plans for a resort by announcing the project's centerpiece: an 11-acre man-made "lagoon" for swimming, paddle boarding, sailing and kayaking in an island-style setting.
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The investors have fled.
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Rising prices, stagnant wages and creeping interest rates are pushing Central Florida's new-home buyers into Lake and Osceola counties, where real estate struggled the most during the downturn.
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Orlando, long considered one of the more affordable markets for homebuyers, now stands as one of the country's least affordable markets for renters, a new report shows.
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A Longwood developer who once pushed the button to start his company's implosion of the old Amway Arena is awaiting sentencing for attempting to bribe South Carolina officials with a Porsche, pricey meals and strippers.
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Write about real estate and other economic issues.
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Reporting, writing, researching, analyzing data with Excel, posting stories online, blogging, embedding content with SEO.
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  • Orlando Sentinel, a Tribune Company
    Real estate writer, present
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Real estate journalist
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Real estate journalist covering commercial and residential markets for greater Orlando. Reports on development, construction, foreclosures, home-building, housing, Realtors and the mortgage industry.
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People tell me I need to spend less time on my bike.
Education
  • George Washington University
    Publishing, 2012 - present
    Masters in Publishing with emphasis on digital publishing, including technology, marketing, copyright law, business and production.
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