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2018 was a record-breaking year for Miami tourism. 2019 could be even better.

Fri, 05/03/2019 - 14:08
More than 23 million tourists visited Miami in 2018, a record-breaking volume that contributed nearly $18 billion to the local economy, the Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau announced this week. Spending was fueled by international visitors, who accounted for 54% of that economic impact. “International continues to be a priority market for greater Miami while we see greater Miami evolve as a preferred destination for Florida residents and day trippers,” GMCVB President and CEO William…
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Co-working firm leases nearly 50,000 square feet in Miami's Brickell

Fri, 05/03/2019 - 14:07
The company is also rebranding its Miami location.
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Office developers seeks approval for West Palm Beach project

Fri, 05/03/2019 - 12:39
City staff recommended approval of the site plan.
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Miami technology company raises $500M

Fri, 05/03/2019 - 12:38
The valuation of Kaseya, an IT software company with U.S. headquarters in Miami, has soared close to $2 billion thanks to a major investment announced Friday. With a $500 million capital injection from investors including San Francisco-based TPG and New York City-based Insight Partners, Kaseya joins the ranks of multibillion-dollar software companies with headquarters in South Florida. That group includes Fort Lauderdale-based Citrix Systems (Nasdaq: CTXS) and Weston-based Ultimate Software, which…
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Why this Miami financial institution is launching a separate digital-only bank

Fri, 05/03/2019 - 12:38
The unnamed brand is expected to launch by the end of 2019.
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Miami could pay developer $20M to settle lawsuit

Fri, 05/03/2019 - 12:36
The settlement would allow the developer to resume construction.
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Inside the List: Construction industry has influence on landscaping, Landscape Service Professionals executive says

Fri, 05/03/2019 - 10:42
Senior estimator and assistant project manager Jessica McCallum on trends, challenges and special requests.
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Delray Beach startup raises $6M in equity firm's first Florida investment

Fri, 05/03/2019 - 10:41
The San Diego firm sees promise in the early-stage technology companies bubbling up around Florida's health care sector.
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Broward startup wins $100,000 from Rise of the Rest

Fri, 05/03/2019 - 08:04
Lillian Roberts, the serial entrepreneur behind Xendoo, has conquered another high-profile pitch competition — this one led by Steve Case, the former CEO of America Online. She won $100,000 for her accounting services technology startup from the Rise of the Rest Seed Fund, which brought its bus tour to the Sunshine State for the first time this week to hear pitches from local founders. Out of the 540 Florida companies to apply, Xendoo was one of eight ventures selected pitch during its Miami stop. "I…
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Office Depot promotes Haas to chief accounting officer

Fri, 05/03/2019 - 07:00
Office Depot Inc. has promoted Richard Haas to senior VP and chief accounting officer after the executive previously in the role resigned suddenly. The Boca Raton-based office supplies retailer and B2B products company (Nasdaq: ODP) on Thursday said Haas will succeed Scott Kriss in the role, effective June 14. Haas was Office Depot's VP of tax since January 2014, just two months after regulators approved the company's $1.2 billion acquisition of OfficeMax. Before taking that role, he was the VP…
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Hedge fund executive buys oceanfront mansion in Gulf Stream for $10.5M (Photos)

Fri, 05/03/2019 - 06:26
Michael S. Rashes, a principal at Boston-based hedge fund Bracebridge Capital, and wife Dena E. Rashes, paid $10.5 million for an oceanfront mansion in Gulf Stream. Francine N. Duberry-Mulliez sold the 12,623-square-foot home at 2817 N. Ocean Blvd. The price equated to $832 per square foot. Candace Friis of Corcoran Group brokered the deal. She said the home was built in 1926 and this is only the third family to own it. The home last traded for $12 million in 2008. “It is one of the most beautiful…
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Developer breaks ground on six-story apartment complex in Pompano Beach

Fri, 05/03/2019 - 06:12
The project will have over 300 units.
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Aventura development site sells for $13M

Fri, 05/03/2019 - 06:07
The project, which will be called 1212 Aventura, will have senior living, office space and commercial.
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Waterfront condo project in Boca Raton launches sales at $2.5M

Fri, 05/03/2019 - 06:02
The developers hope to break ground within the next year.
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Legal and Public Notices - May 3, 2019

Fri, 05/03/2019 - 06:00
NOTICE OF Public SALE Notice is hereby given that on 05/13/2019 at 07:00 am the following vehicle(s) will be sold at public auction for monies owed on vehicle repairs and for storage costs pursuant to Florida Statutes, Section 713.585. The lienor’s name, address and telephone number and auction location are: Dolphin Towing & Recovery 1940 North East 153 Street North Miami Beach, Fl 33162, 786 521-7893. Please note, parties claiming interest have a right to a hearing prior to the date of sale…
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There is a better alternative for waste than burying in a landfill

Fri, 05/03/2019 - 00:00
Did you know that 250 million tons of garbage ends up in U.S. landfills annually? If that doesn’t get your attention, how about this – the average American generates about one ton of trash each year. Each year. This is more than just a waste of land. All that trash doesn’t just disappear – landfills create significant environmental and health threats over a very long period of time. In fact, household waste can take anywhere from several months to as much as 1,000 years to decompose when…
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From the Publisher: Doral at the epicenter of region’s growth

Thu, 05/02/2019 - 21:00
We couldn’t think of a better area to kick off our Corridors of Opportunity series than the city of Doral.
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Corridors of Opportunity: From the mayor of Doral

Thu, 05/02/2019 - 20:56
Our new "Corridors of Opportunity" series highlights growing South Florida cities and neighborhoods with a wealth of business opportunities. Doral is the first in the series.
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Corridors of Opportunity: From the president of The Business Forum Group at Doral

Thu, 05/02/2019 - 20:55
Our new "Corridors of Opportunity" series highlights growing South Florida cities and neighborhoods with a wealth of business opportunities. Doral is the first in the series.
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Corridors of Opportunity: From the fringes of the Everglades, a neighborhood grows

Thu, 05/02/2019 - 20:53
Once mostly known for its warehouses and industrial facilities, Doral has transformed into a fairly affluent, bustling community that now boasts a significant and growing residential base and big-name employers.
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