April 17, 2014

Miami-Dade

Creating a Tech Hub in Miami

Tourism, real estate and international trade are driving the economy in Miami-Dade County, as they have for years. Read more »
Published on 3/31/2014

Royal Carribean is Sea-ing Opportunities in South Florida

Royal Caribbean Cruises plans to build a $20-million, 130,000-sq.-ft. training facility in south Florida... Read more »
Published on 2/28/2014

Pérez Art Museum Miami proves to be a work of art

The 200,000-sq.-ft., $131-million building in Miami, designed by Swiss architecture firm Herzog & de Meuron, is a stunning structure of clear glass and thick cement that rises over Biscayne Bay's blue waters. Inside, floor-to-ceiling windows flow throughout many of the exhibition spaces; the views of Miami, Miami Beach and the bay are a form of art themselves. Read more »
Published on 1/31/2014

Miami Subs and Pitbull team up to revive the restaurant chain

Down to 40 stores from a high of 300, iconic Florida brand Miami Subs tries to make a comeback. Read more »
Published on 1/2/2014

Miami Beach convention center troubles

What was supposed to be a simple majority yes or no vote in November for expanding the Miami Beach Convention Center has turned into a headache for tourism leaders. Read more »
Published on 1/2/2014

TissueTech - Miami-Dade Business Profile

To heal the eye of a teenager who was nearly blinded in a fireworks accident in 2011, doctors placed a bandage made from preserved human amniotic membrane over his cornea. Read more »
Published on 12/18/2013

Building a tech community in Miami-Dade

Susan Amat and her husband, Luis, own Venture Hive, an accelerator and incubator in Miami. Read more »
Published on 12/16/2013

LiveNinja offers online experts

Miami-based startup LiveNinja offers online experts in a wide range of fields. Read more »
Published on 11/19/2013

Palatial senior living at the Palace at Coral Gables

With its marble flooring, multitiered crystal chandeliers, French-style carved moldings and two dramatic grand staircases, the lobby at the Palace at Coral Gables rivals that of many five-star hotels. The... Read more »
Published on 11/14/2013

Business Profile: Mr. Solar

As one of just a handful of trained solar-energy installers in Miami-Dade County, electrical contractor Kent Crook expects to reap the rewards if the PACE program booms. Read more »
Published on 11/4/2013

Homeowner finds going green will pay for itself - eventually

A 40-year-old, 4,000-sq.-ft. ranch-style home in the Miami area can cost a lot of money to cool... Read more »
Published on 11/4/2013

Miami's commercial real estate market

Between international money flowing in and companies positioning themselves to benefit from port projects and trade, Miami is a market like no other in Florida. Read more »
Published on 10/31/2013

Rental rush: Demand for rentals in South Florida

The condo boom in Miami-Dade County crushed construction of rental apartments, and investors who purchased apartment buildings did so in order to convert them to condos... Read more »
Published on 10/21/2013

Just Ask Boo - Miami-Dade Business Profile

Readers use the email newsletter Just Ask Boo, which has editions in Miami-Dade (two), Broward and Palm Beach counties... Read more »
Published on 10/18/2013

Tech Jewel: Robots Invade Miami

In December, at the Homestead-Miami Speedway, 14 of the most sophisticated robots in the world will compete in a simulation... Read more »
Published on 10/16/2013

Priced out in Miami-Dade

When retailer Pink Palm began talks with its landlord about renewing its lease at Lincoln Road Mall, owners were told to expect a 300% rent increase... Read more »
Published on 9/19/2013

Biscayne Pharmaceuticals

For more than half a century, Nobel Prize-winning scientist and University of Miami faculty member Andrew Schally has been researching the hormones that stimulate growth in the body's tissues. Read more »
Published on 8/14/2013

Kaufman Rossin Group is counting on its employees

Demand for accounting and related services is high these days, and competition for business is stiff. Read more »
Published on 8/8/2013

Kevin McGurgan discusses British/Florida business

Kevin McGurgan, British Consulate General in Florida, describes his responsibilities, British business interests in the state and recent developments in Florida's business relationship with England. Read more »
Published on 7/24/2013

Car Charging Group

The largest public network of electric vehicle charging stations is based in Miami Beach... Read more »
Published on 7/17/2013

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