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December 11, 2018

Miami-Dade

Another skyscraper is on tap for Miami

Hilton plans to open the first Waldorf Astoria Hotel and Residences in Miami, inside what will be Florida's tallest tower, the 1,049-foot, mixed-use tower planned to go up across the street from Bayside Marketplace and American Airlines Arena in downtown Miami. Read more »
Published on 11/28/2018

Cheaper travel to Miami from South America

A young Miami entrepreneur's website brings affordable travel options to South America. Read more »
Published on 10/26/2018

Spreading the Word: A businessman and book lover takes to the screen

Plus, business briefs and players for Miami, Miami Beach and the Keys. Read more »
Published on 9/27/2018

Hard act to follow: Innovative theater in Miami

Plus, business news roundup for Miami-Dade, including briefs and "players." Read more »
Published on 8/28/2018

Women helping women: Aminta Ventures aims to foster a base of women investors

In 2016, 26% of U.S. angel investors were women. While women made up 30% of entrepreneurs seeking angel funding, only 14% received capital... Read more »
Published on 7/27/2018

The big picture: Suffolk Construction's Miami Smart Lab makes projects run smoother

Large construction jobs involve dozens of design consultants and subcontractors, making progress and cost unpredictable... Read more »
Published on 6/28/2018

Art and Sole: Fabrice Tardieu hits the ground running with his high-end, Italian sneakers.

Hand-stitched, leather sneakers made in Italy that cost $298 to $798 a pair are not for everyone, but the creations Miami designer Fabrice Tardieu calls “laid-back luxury” are popular among celebrities... Read more »
Published on 5/29/2018

Fashion Dreams in Miami

Entrepreneur Hakan Baykam hopes his international fashion school leads to bigger things for Miami. Read more »
Published on 4/27/2018

Miami-Dade and Monroe Counties: Economic strengths and challenges, people to watch

Miami-Dade makes few inroads into its transportation challenges, but earns a thumbs up on school improvements... Read more »
Published on 3/28/2018

Home Building for a Cause

Non-profit Techo allows builders here to tackle poverty in Latin America Read more »
Published on 2/27/2018

International links: Andromeda sees green in its vertical gardens

Andromeda manufactures do-it-yourself kits for vertical gardens. They have a contract manufacturer that makes them in Mexico, then the company buys plants from south Florida growers and installs the vertical garden systems for about $100 per square foot. Read more »
Published on 1/26/2018

Growing problem: Miami tries to get beyond the startup phase

Miami lags in growing companies beyond the startup phase. Read more »
Published on 12/28/2017

School of thought: Codina Partners takes a novel approach to its charter school

When Codina Partners planned its $1-billion-plus Downtown Doral community, it envisioned a top-notch school as a centerpiece to draw residents and businesses. Read more »
Published on 11/28/2017

Industrious: Miami-Dade's industrial real estate sector is among the nation's most in-demand

Miami-Dade has more than 157.2 million square feet of industrial real estate... Read more »
Published on 10/26/2017

Building ties: Miami sees an Israeli influx of businesses

More Israeli companies are setting up shop in Miami-Dade, lured by Miami's position as a gateway to Latin America and to larger U.S. markets. Read more »
Published on 9/28/2017

Wynwood Brewing is bubbling over

Miami's first craft brewery began when Luis C. “Pops” Brignoni gave his son a gag gift of a home beer brewing kit. Read more »
Published on 9/12/2017

Crop shift in Miami-Dade

Miami-Dade farmers have turned to ornamental plants and trees. Read more »
Published on 8/28/2017

Ken Lawson: Partnership Importance and Visit to Miami

Ken Lawson, President & CEO of Visit Florida, writes about a recent trip to Miami. Read more »
Published on 8/3/2017

FMU's aviation program gains altitude

Capt. Arnold Tolbert takes Florida Memorial's aviation program to a higher level. Read more »
Published on 7/26/2017

Miami finally gets its museum: The Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science

Twenty years after it was conceived, five years after groundbreaking, after legal, political and financial woes... Read more »
Published on 6/28/2017

On the map: Miami is an arbitration hub for international business disputes

Last summer, a special panel of judges met in Miami to hear claims by several construction companies that the Panama Canal Authority, which runs the canal, owes them $1.6 billion... Read more »
Published on 6/28/2017

Miami Beach's mayor has an entrepreneurial touch

On a sunny afternoon in February 2016, Philip Levine, multimillionaire businessman/mayor of Miami Beach, came upon a FedEx truck blocking a lane of traffic on one of the city's main roads. Read more »
Published on 6/28/2017

An oversupply of posh in Miami

Overbuilding in Miami's luxury home market has created a buyer's market... Read more »
Published on 5/24/2017

School program in Miami-Dade makes a breakthrough

Areli Acevedo is one of 1,200 students currently in the Breakthrough Miami, a non-profit academic enrichment program that uses a peer-mentoring model to give students from low-income families access to advanced educational opportunities. Read more »
Published on 4/26/2017

Miami-Dade/Monroe: Trains, traffic and sea rise

Florida East Coast's Brightline rail service debuts this summer in south Florida as Miami Beach and Monroe County prepare for rising water. Read more »
Published on 3/28/2017

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