October 31, 2014

Miami-Dade

Borrower's market: A lending boom in Miami-Dade

Miami-Dade banks are eager to make loans again. Read more »
Published on 10/28/2014

Miami-Dade is a hotbed for international hotel brands

With a steady stream of international tourists contributing to record occupancy rates and revenue per room, investors, new hotel brands and international hospitality companies are buying and developing hotels in Miami-Dade at a fever pitch. Read more »
Published on 9/26/2014

University of Miami is banking on brains

UM's brain tissue bank is a center for research into brain-related disease. Read more »
Published on 8/28/2014

Foreign trade lending tightens

John Rodriguez, a past president of the Florida International Bankers Association, a current member of its foreign trade committee and its representative to the Miami-Dade International Trade Consortium, talks about the impact of stricter lending standards on Florida's economy. Read more »
Published on 7/28/2014

Taking notice of Little Havana

With the exception of affordable housing developments, Miami's Little Havana neighborhood had been largely ignored by residential real estate developers until earlier this year, when Miami-based Astor Cos. launched sales at its $95-million InTown condominium project. Read more »
Published on 7/28/2014

Financing the real estate boom

In his 43 years in real estate financing, Ezra Katz has seen it all. Read more »
Published on 6/27/2014

The business of art fairs

Partners Nick Korniloff, Mike Tansey and Brian Tyler have created a for-profit business in Miami that buys and starts up art fairs. Read more »
Published on 5/28/2014

A relocation success story

Miami's financial services initiative lands a hedge fund. Read more »
Published on 4/30/2014

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

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