January 17, 2022

Miami-Dade

Miami's economic forecast for 2022

“We've never been busier, and it's because so many are looking for so much at the same time — everybody from luxury and aspirational luxury to street-level retail and restaurants, both high-end and casual, all the way through to Walmart, Target and Dollar General stores. There's so much population explosion, and that population requires retail. The biggest issue in the restaurant world in Miami today is getting a seat. So many restaurants have cut down on their hours of operation because there simply aren't enough employees to go around..." Read more »
Published on 1/17/2022

A snapshot of Florida

Industries across the state are reporting robust activity — some are surpassing pre-pandemic levels of growth. A Snapshot of Florida Florida POPULATION: 22,216,111 Biggest Counties   Smallest Counties Miami-Dade 2,783,092... Read more »
Published on 1/17/2022

Hospitals Around the State

Miami Hospital City Beds Top Executive Jackson Memorial Hospital Miami 1,550 Carlos Migoya Baptist Hospital of Miami Miami 838 Brian E. Keeley Mount Sinai Medical Center Miami Beach 672 Gino... Read more »
Published on 12/8/2021

Miami-based company targets productivity with AI

In the past two decades, the construction industry has seen an average annual increase in worker productivity of only 1%... Read more »
Published on 11/30/2021

Teddy Sagi enters joint venture to invest in luxury development in North Miami

Billionaire real estate mogul Teddy Sagi, development powerhouse Related Group, and BH Group are teaming up to acquire the site of the former White House Inn Read more »
Published on 11/18/2021

Adventist Health will open a Blue Zones center at Legacy Hotel & Residences

The mixed-use tower is under construction in downtown Miami. Read more »
Published on 10/27/2021

Scientists hope to make vanilla a cash crop in Florida

University of Florida scientists in Homestead hope to add a new crop to the state's agricultural portfolio. Read more »
Published on 9/28/2021

Eight Sleep designs mattresses to improve sleep through thermoregulation

Backed by $85 million in private equity, Eight Sleep makes mattresses designed to improve sleep... Read more »
Published on 8/31/2021

Miami-Dade County collaborates with MIT to launch healthcare A.I. hub Global Co- Creation Lab

In 2019, Miami-Dade County joined with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to bring together entrepreneurs, scientists... Read more »
Published on 7/30/2021

Online travel search engine Kayak expands with its own tech-driven Miami Beach hotel

The 52-room Kayak Miami Beach, which recently opened in a 1934 Art Deco building, functions as a test lab and showcase for the company's new app-based hotel management system... Read more »
Published on 6/29/2021

Miami entrepreneur Evan Leaphart wants to teach kids about credit scores and finance — with a bigger mission in mind

Kiddie Kredit is a chore-tracking app that teaches children about credit. Read more »
Published on 6/29/2021

Thermaband focuses on hot flash help

Technology-driven solution to hot flashes for menopausal women, chemotherapy patients and others... Read more »
Published on 5/26/2021

The Jills Zeder Group sells $1 billion in SE Florida real estate in just over four months

Achieving $1 billion* in sales in four months and 11 days, The Jills Zeder Group is not only shattering industry records, but its own records. Read more »
Published on 5/25/2021

Miami-based PADL's self-serve paddleboards

In 2019, Key Biscayne native Felipe Jauregui and two childhood friends, Andres Avello and Khalil Khouri, launched Miami-based PADL... Read more »
Published on 4/28/2021

Miami City Council approves a more pedestrian/bicycle-friendly street design

Last fall, the Miami City Council approved a design to make streets in the 50-block Wynwood arts district more pedestrian-and-bicycle-friendly. Read more »
Published on 3/29/2021

Miami Beach is getting new underwater art project: The ReefLine

The ReefLine, an underwater public sculpture park, snorkel trail and artificial reef about 900 feet offshore. Read more »
Published on 1/27/2021

Restoring the Florida Everglades: Where things stand

It's been 20 years since Congress approved the comprehensive plan to restore the Everglades. Read more »
Published on 1/27/2021

Miami's economic forecast for 2021

Regional business leaders talk about the outlook for the year ahead, plus demographics and statistics Read more »
Published on 12/30/2020

Miami-Dade receives Partners for Places funding to combat food insecurity

The Funder's Network awarded a $25,000 Partners for Places Grant to fund “Growing Roots for Environmentally Equitable Neighborhoods Miami-Dade County” Read more »
Published on 12/2/2020

Miami-based Neocis develops robot-assisted dental surgery

Miami-based Neocis is using $72 million in new funding to market and develop additional applications for its robotic dental surgery assistant, Yomi. Read more »
Published on 11/25/2020

Miami's Arteza part of artistic renaissance during coronavirus

The coronavirus, with its lockdowns and quarantines, has spawned a new generation of artistic hobbyists, driving up sales at Arteza, an e-commerce company based in North Miami Beach. Read more »
Published on 10/28/2020

Buy a home from CC Homes, get free telemedicine service

CC Homes has partnered with Baptist Health South Florida to offer telemedicine services to home buyers in two of its newest developments Read more »
Published on 9/25/2020

Developer Royal Palm Cos. revised hotel/condo plans at Miami Worldcenter

In the wake of the coronavirus, developer Royal Palm Cos. has revised its plans for a new hotel and condo at Miami Worldcenter. Read more »
Published on 8/26/2020

Reef Technology and DHL Express to deliver packages via electric cargo bikes

Reef Technology and DHL team up to deliver packages via electric cargo bikes. Read more »
Published on 7/27/2020

SportsEdTV produces training videos for young athletes

Former University of Miami tennis player John Eagleton and marketer Robert Mazzucchelli have teamed up to create SportsEdTV. Read more »
Published on 6/25/2020

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Florida begins 2022 Legislative session with flush coffers
Florida begins 2022 Legislative session with flush coffers

Another record-breaking new COVID daily case day; 2021 was the deadliest year for Florida manatees; Proposed law would allow legal challenges to local mandates; Tax breaks to encourage TV and film production; Rags to Riches - A Florida Legislation story.

 

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