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2 South Florida lawyers selected to national list of influential attorneys

Sun, 07/07/2019 - 10:34
Wifredo Ferrer of Holland & Knight and Hilarie Bass of the Bass Institute for Diversity and Inclusion have been selected to a national list of notable attorneys. The Business Journals' Influencers: Law spotlights attorneys who are driving business for their employers, and for their clients, in cities across the country. The 100 individuals identified here serve both large, nationally known ventures and smaller, locally focused entities. Some of their names, and their companies’ names, might be…
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Inter Miami CF seeks approval of $1-a-year stadium deal

Fri, 07/05/2019 - 14:51
The team would spend $60 million to build facilities for the city, but its annual payment would be minimal.
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Univision could be exploring a sale

Fri, 07/05/2019 - 13:51
Univision Communications Inc. announced the company is reviewing "strategic options" as it considers new paths for growth, a sign the Spanish-language media giant could be contemplating a potential merger or acquisition. Noting that the U.S. Hispanic market is poised for enormous growth, the Miami-based company's board of directors said the time is right for the company to capitalize on that opportunity. "As the last independent broadcast media company in the U.S., a market where scale and strength…
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Miami-Dade could approve $7M in funding for affordable housing project

Fri, 07/05/2019 - 13:33
The project would be located near a new linear park.
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Hyatt-branded hotel to undergo multiphase renovation project

Fri, 07/05/2019 - 12:04
Renovations to the lobby and meeting area will begin this summer, with phase two beginning in 2020.
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How Virgin Trains will impact 'micro-mobility'

Fri, 07/05/2019 - 11:58
The train could connect area transportation like SunRail.
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Think you know the Florida cities ranked the most fun in the US?

Fri, 07/05/2019 - 11:51
There's no denying that Florida's sun and fun draws millions to the state each year. Visit Florida estimates 111.8 million domestic visitors traveled to Florida in 2018, plus an estimated 10.8 million overseas visitors and 3.5 million Canadians. A recent study from Wallethub hints at which cities serve as a top draw for many Florida visitors. The personal finance website ranked the best and worst U.S. cities for recreation based on 48 metrics, including recreational facilities, living costs, quality…
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Friday Feature: South Florida's top barbecue spots (Photos)

Fri, 07/05/2019 - 11:00
July 4th is the most popular day to heat up the grill with 73% of consumers using a barbecue, according to a survey by the Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Association. In the spirit of the Fourth of July, the South Florida Business Journal turned to our friends at business directory service Yelp (NYSE: YELP) to determine the barbecue spots that are most likely to set off fireworks in your mouth. Click on the gallery to see the top barbecue spots in South Florida, according to Yelp.
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Jeweler opens flagship store at Shops at Merrick Park

Fri, 07/05/2019 - 10:44
The opening kicks off next phase in the brand's relaunch.
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Billionaire with South Florida ties dies in helicopter crash, reports say

Fri, 07/05/2019 - 10:32
Coal-mining billionaire Chris Cline died Thursday in a helicopter crash that killed all seven people aboard, multiple media reports say. He was 60. Cline, who owned a home in North Palm Beach's Seminole Landing, was reportedly on the aircraft when it went down near Walker's Cay, Nassau, on its way to Fort Lauderdale, according to the Palm Beach Post. He made his fortune in West Virginia's coal industry and was the majority owner of Palm Beach Gardens-based Foresight Reserves LP. His estimated…
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Lennar proposes 700 homes on former Miami-Dade golf course

Fri, 07/05/2019 - 09:25
The homebuilding giant has 88 acres under contract.
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South Florida company closes $4.5M deal for noted Oregon cannabis grower

Fri, 07/05/2019 - 07:15
Stem Holdings buys Yerba Buena for the healthy $4.5 million sum.
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Duty-free goods distributor buys Miami-Dade warehouse for $22M

Fri, 07/05/2019 - 07:09
The property more than tripled in value.
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Hialeah warehouse/industrial condo project developer secures $16M construction loan

Fri, 07/05/2019 - 07:05
The project will cover more than 20 acres.
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Why Intercredit Bank's proposed stock sale stands out

Fri, 07/05/2019 - 07:02
South Florida sees its fair share of bank mergers and acquisitions, but Intercredit Bank's recent agreement to sell nearly all of its stock to the chairman of one of Ecuador's largest banks still stands out.
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Miami-Dade charter school campus sells for $15M

Fri, 07/05/2019 - 06:56
The school was developed in 2015.
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Ventures Roundup: 3 questions with Xendoo's CEO; Cloud Computing Center opens at Miami Dade College

Fri, 07/05/2019 - 06:40
This week's technology and ventures news.
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Inside the List: How City Furniture uses tech to change the game

Fri, 07/05/2019 - 06:36
The Business Journal spoke to President Andrew Koenig about revenue growth, expansion plans and modernizing the in-store experience.
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From the Editor-in-Chief: Careful with those work expenses

Fri, 07/05/2019 - 06:34
While human error, such as typos and attaching incorrect receipts, account for most expense discrepancies, questionable requests can be intentional.
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Cyxtera's tips on threat protection and more guidance from local cybersecurity experts

Fri, 07/05/2019 - 06:29
'A successful, companywide ransomware strike can put you out of business.'
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