All posts by Lorraine Blasor

Portable generators save the day for Loíza St. small biz
September 18, 2017, No Comments

For Puerto Rico’s small business sector, left in the dark post Hurricane Irma, the key to returning to near normalcy w ...

Plaza Las Américas spends $5M on energy efficiency
September 4, 2017, No Comments

It’s been another busy year at Plaza Las Américas, as its management cut overhead, carried out mall upgrades to the t ...

Trusted traveler programs taking flight, including in PR
September 4, 2017, No Comments

Trusted traveler programs that expedite the process of getting through immigration and security lines at U.S. airports a ...

New PR debt dictionary seen as empowering tool
August 22, 2017, No Comments

Puerto Rico’s astronomical debt crisis is a complex issue made all the more daunting by the often-arcane lexicon emplo ...

Loíza St. bustling with new small business activity
May 1, 2017, 3 Comments

Amid the economic gloom currently pervading Puerto Rico, one bright spot stands in firm contrast: Loíza Street.

Columbus Landing future on hold as court fight heats up
April 10, 2017, 1 Comment

The future of a controversial resort development that got off the ground last year on a prized parcel along the Aguadill ...

Tourism Co. turns attention to PR’s budding hostel sector
March 27, 2017, No Comments

The upcoming launch of a premium hostel in the Condado area is sure to draw more attention to this type of lodging geare ...

P.R.’s restaurant sector optimistic despite challenges
January 30, 2017, No Comments

People in Puerto Rico are spending less when dining outside the home, but they are still eating out and that is good new ...

Nestle’s Café by Chip franchise to enter P.R. market
December 9, 2016, No Comments

When yogurt meets coffee and cake, you get a crowd or the latest franchise concept to hit the island.

Harbormaster Development looks to build $10M marina
December 8, 2016, No Comments

Hopes of expanding Puerto Rico’s boating industry could get a buoyant lift with the planned construction of a new, $10 ...