December 22, 2014

Miami-Dade

Strong Ambitions

Miami-Dade county mayor Carlos Alvarez's plan to create a strong-mayor form of government, after surviving a union-backed court challenge, continues to enjoy support in opinion polls as it makes its way to the ballot -- possibly as early as this fall. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2006

More Leisurely Pace

When the Four Seasons Hotel Miami opened on Brickell Avenue almost three years ago, it was in the middle of a growing business district. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2006

Women Executives

A survey of women-led businesses in Florida found 88% of the women leaders are the first to hold the post at their company. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2006

Builders' Advocate

Augusto J. "Gus" Gil, 41, President, Gil Development, Miami. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2006

Deputy County Manager Now City Manager

The city commission has appointed a new city manager, veteran Deputy Miami- Dade County Manager Pete Hernandez, who replaces Joe Arriola. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2006

Miami-Dade Business Briefs - Sept. 2006

Key Biscayne, Miami, Miami-Dade County, Monroe County. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2006

Paying a High Price

Miami is one of four Florida cities ranked among the top 55 most expensive for health insurance. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2006

New Contract

Florida International University President Mitch Maidique has agreed to a new three-year contract that could pay him more than $500,000 a year in base salary, bonuses and supplemental compensation. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2006

Entrepreneur Hotbeds

In a study of new-business ventures, the Miami-Fort Lauderdale area ranks 11th among the nation's 15 largest metropolitan areas. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2006

Miami-Dade Players - Sept. 2006

Miami Mayor Manny Diaz; Army Gen. Bantz J. "John" Craddock. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2006

Tuned Into Kids

Jorge A. Plasencia, 32, vice president and operating manager, AM stations/ RadioCadena, Univision, and chairman of Amigos for Kids, Miami. Read more »
Published on 8/1/2006

Tapped Out

Miami-Dade has a dismal record of conserving water and has done little to prepare for the roughly 100 million-gallon- per-day increase in consumption the county expects over the next 20 years. Read more »
Published on 8/1/2006

Miami-Dade Business Briefs - Aug. 2006

Aventura, Coral Gables, Miami, Miami-Dade County, North Miami. Read more »
Published on 8/1/2006

Strong-Mayor Ruling

A state appeals court has ruled that a controversial plan to shift many powers from the county commission to the mayor's office can go before voters, perhaps as early as this fall. Read more »
Published on 8/1/2006

Miami-Dade Players - Aug. 2006

Ugo Colombo, Glenn Patton, John P. Esposito. Read more »
Published on 8/1/2006

South Florida Real Estate - Aug. 2006

Miramar town center; Miami Beach's Caribbean Hotel conversion. Read more »
Published on 8/1/2006

Borrowing Power

It's popular to buy a piece of a private jet, a piece of a yacht, even a piece of a racehorse. Now there's Collexium, a business that offers shared use of luxury cars.

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Published on 8/1/2006

Leaderboard - Aug. 2006

Nicki Grossman, Ron Kovack, Brian Kovack, Robert A. Beck, Alberto F. Cuoto, Anthony Imparato. Read more »
Published on 8/1/2006

UM Hospital

The University of Miami has approved construction of a 144-bed, $460-million hospital and medical center on the campus shared by its medical school and Jackson Memorial Hospital. Read more »
Published on 8/1/2006

Shrimp Giant

At 60, Domingo R. Moreira looks at the future of shrimp and sees something that looks a lot like chicken. Read more »
Published on 7/1/2006

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