Miami: A Thriving Business Climate Adds Flavor To FDI

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The diverse cultures, flavors and talents of Miami make it a unique global address for high-tech players in a rapidly growing hub. Read: Miami: A Thriving Business Climate Adds Flavor To FDI at

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South Miami Poised to Mandate Solar Panels

Green Building Law Update

The City of South Miami, Florida City Commission is scheduled to take a final vote on July 18 on an ordinance that will require rooftop photovoltaic panels on new construction and major renovations. Codes and Regulations Energy Solar Panel City of South Miami green building law rooftop photovoltaic solar panel South Miami Stuart Kaplow

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Miami Beach’s New Green Building Tax

Green Building Law Update

Some years ago an ordinance enacted by the City of Miami Beach received accolades across the globe when it protected endangered sea turtles that nest on the beaches of Miami Beach, by “restricting artificial lighting and other activities that disorient turtle hatchlings, causing them to crawl toward land rather than toward the ocean.”. However, a recent enactment by the City of Miami Beach is not being so widely applauded.

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Miami Market ‘Booming’ Alongside Growing Population

ENR Construction

Dodge offers data on projected 2022 construction starts in Miami

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Jewel Box retail building under construction at Miami Worldcenter


A “Jewel Box” retail building is under construction at Miami Worldcenter, representing one of the last remaining retail components in the $4 billion, mixed-use project.

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Waldorf Astoria Miami will become the tallest tower south of Manhattan


Rising 1,049 feet and 98 stories into the south Florida sky, the new Waldorf Astoria Miami will become Miami’s first supertall tower and the tallest tower south of Manhattan.

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Miami Beach Convention Center renovation and expansion completes


The expansion and renovation of the 1,435,000-sf Miami Beach Convention Center has recently completed. . The project was designed with the goal of making Miami Beach Convention Center the most technologically-advanced center in the U.S.

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Abandoned Miami hospital gets third life as waterfront condo development


In the 1920s, the King Cole Hotel helped put Miami Beach on the map as a popular tourist destination. Automotive industry pioneer and entrepreneur Carl Fisher developed the three-story, 60-room hotel to fulfill his vision of turning vacant land into an oceanfront winter getaway.

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Miami Construction Worker Crushed: Video Report

Construction Equipment

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue transported a construction worker Friday afternoon to Jackson Memorial Hospital after a report came in that he was trapped under building materials on a PAC Comm (PAC) job site near the Miami International Airport. Reports by the Miami-Dade police said the man's legs were crushed.

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Miami airport officials approve up to $5B for capital projects

Construction Dive

The Miami International Airport modernization program, aimed at meeting future demand and incorporating design elements that will address climate change and resiliency, will be spread across a period of five to 15 years

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Cost to keep Miami dry over next few decades is $4 billion


billion over the next 40 years to keep the City of Miami dry from rising seas , according to a draft of the city’s newly released stormwater master plan. It will cost at least $3.8

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Twin 52-story Miami Residential Development Tops Out

ENR Construction

In November, residential developer Melo Group topped out the 52-story East Tower on its Downtown 5th development in Miami, followed shortly after by its twin 52-story West Tower

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Update: Miami Cranes

Construction Equipment

Irma's gone, but she left Miami's cranes battered and dangling over condos and highrises in her wake. The first crane snapped at the Vice apartment building at 300 Biscayne Blvd., on Sunday morning, where the crane's counter weight had fallen off and into the building. Shortly after, wind gusts damaged a crane boom at 600 NE 30th Terrace. Around 5p.m. another crane collapsed at Auberge Beach Residences and Spa at 2200 N. Ocean Blvd

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Miami Warns Citizens About Tower Cranes During Irma

Construction Equipment

As Hurricane Irma threatens the Miami area, construction companies are taking steps to secure construction sites and equipment. Miami's building boom has also brought about 25 tower construction cranes to the city that pose a unique threat if Hurricane Irma hits. In a statement issued by the City of Miami Tuesday, Deputy Director of the Building Department Maurice Pons said he would not advise staying in a building next to a construction crane during a major hurricane like Irma.

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Tri-Rail Trains May Not Fit in Miami’s New $70M Station

ENR Construction

Miami Central Station transit hub may require modifications to accommodate a planned addition of regional commuter rail service that is four years overdue

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Baccarat Residences Brickell set to rise in Miami


Baccarat Residences Brickell is a new 75-story glass tower set to rise in downtown Miami. The tower will include a collection of 324 residences, eight penthouses, and 28 riverfront flats and duplexes.

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Army Corps plans $4.6B flood control project in Miami-Dade

Construction Dive

The proposed plan focuses on seven geographic areas and would include the construction of storm surge barriers

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Video: 13-Story Miami Condo Building Collapses

Construction Equipment

Monday, the former Marlborough House condo building in Miami Beach unexpectedly collapsed, falling towards Collins Avenue Around 10 a.m.

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31-story YotelPAD Miami combines 222 hotel rooms and 231 condominiums


YotelPAD Miami, a 31-story hotel/condo project, is currently under construction in Miami’s downtown urban core at 227 NE 2nd Street. Stantec is providing all-inclusive architecture, interior design, and engineering services for the project

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American Dream Miami project gets green light

Construction Dive

Triple Five, developer of the $4 billion, 6-million-square-foot retail-entertainment project, won zoning approval from the Miami-Dade Board of County Commissioners

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Miami Plumber FL Announces New Website

U.S. Construction

MIAMI, FL — Miami Plumber Florida , a family-owned Miami plumbing contractor is proud to announce the launch of their brand new customer friendly website. At Miami Plumber FL, customer satisfaction has always been our highest priority! Here at Miami Plumber Florida, we take our jobs seriously and we are committed to provide our customers with the highest quality plumbing service, making sure that they are satisfied with the work we provide.

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Miami Condo Evacuated After Unauthorized Repairs Degrade Building’s Structural Integrity

ENR Construction

The city of Miami closed the building after discovering a contractor performing unauthorized first-floor column repairs

NBCUniversal Telemundo Building Global HQ In Miami

Buisness Facilities Contributed Content

NBCUniversal Telemundo Building Global HQ In Miami originally appeared on Business Facilities - Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions. NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises is set to break ground on its new 450,000-square-foot global headquarters on approximately 21 acres in Florida’s Miami-Dade County. NBCUniversal Telemundo Building Global HQ In Miami.

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Miami Tops the List of the Nation’s Most Competitive Rental Markets

Pro Builder

Miami Tops the List of the Nation’s Most Competitive Rental Markets. Remote workers from around the country are flocking to sunny metros like Miami, where rental demand is at an all-time high. The total number of apartments in Miami-Dade County grew by 1.8%

Miami’s yacht-inspired UNA Residences begins construction


Now under construction in Miami’s Brickell neighborhood, the tower will be the first waterfront residential tower in over a decade. Una Residences will comprise 135 condominiums with unobstructed views of the Atlantic Ocean, Biscayne Bay, and the Miami city skyline. Designed by AS+GG, the 47-story Una Residences takes its design cues from Riva yachts.

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Caoba is the first tower to open at Miami Worldcenter


Miami Worldcenter, the 27-acre, $4 billion mixed-use development in downtown Miami, has just received its first completed tower: Caoba. Caoba, which is the Spanish word for mahogany, is a 43-story apartment building that offers 444 rental units located just one block from Miami Central’s new transportation hub

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Miami-Dade Building Officials Suspect Poor Maintenance In Surfside Collapse

ENR Construction

Building officials of Miami-Dade County suspect deferred maintenance rather than weak building codes or an inadequate 40-year recertification process required by the county was the likely reason for the June 24 building failure in Surfside, Fla.

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Miami Condo Boom

Construction Knowledge

Miami, FL isn’t just slowly recovering from the construction depression, it’s Number One with a bullet. chairman and CEO of Miami-based Coastal Construction Group says: “Nobody’s depending on the banks right now,” Murphy says. “Miami is really attracting rich (South Americans), and so many of them are used to not financing their second homes. Cool Projects Miami construction

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Miami-Dade County Seeks Forensic Engineer to Probe Champlain Towers South Disaster

ENR Construction

Under the county's equitable distribution program, the Miami-Dade Police Department is seeking a qualified local forensic engineer with high-rise experience and familiarity with concrete construction to study a recent collapse in Surfside, immediately north of Miami Beach

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Miami Residents Fight for High Ground

ENR Construction

Allapattah, a working class, majority Latino neighborhood in Miami, is bounded by convenience—a hospital, metro stations, an art museum, highways for easy access to downtown, the beach and other points of interest—which makes it a magnet for development, pushing prices up, and residents and businesses out.

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Phi Cubed Presenting in Miami

Collaborative Construction

Below please find information related to the presentation Phi Cubed's February 2, 2011 presentation in Miami regarding the New World Symphony facility. The event is sponsored by Miami Dade Community College and the Building Smart Alliance, of which both Phi Cubed and Collaborative Construction are members. Phi Cubed, which hosts the IPD Round Table series in Miami will present at the event. Welcome to the Collaborative Revolution!

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Miami’s 7-acre Link at Douglas breaks ground


Link at Douglas, a new seven-acre development, will transform Miami-Dade County’s Douglas Road Metrorail station into a mixed-use transit hub

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COVID-19 alert: Robins & Morton to convert Miami Beach Convention Center into a 450-bed field hospital


Robins & Morton, one of the nation’s leading healthcare construction companies, is converting 250,000 square feet of the Miami Beach Convention Center into a 450-bed field hospital, including isolation rooms.

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Balfour Beatty tapped for Miami-area mixed-use project

Construction Dive

Developer NP International contracted the construction giant to build Gables Station, a 1.3-million-square foot complex near a Miami Metrorail station

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New York, San Francisco Top Fintech, Crypto Leaders Rankings

Business Facilities

New York City leads the pack in Fintech, San Francisco is the Crypto Market Leader, and Morgantown, WV tops new Metros For Movers list in Business Facilities’ 18th Annual Rankings Report.

45-story tower planned for Miami Worldcenter


Miami Worldcenter occupies 27 acres in the heart of downtown Miami and is one of the largest private real estate developments currently underway in the U.S. The newest planed addition to Miami Worldcenter is 110 10 th Street, a 45-story, 600,000-sf office-led mixed-use tower developed by Hines

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$2 Billion Miami Project to Create 10,000 Construction Jobs

Construction Equipment

Miami Worldcenter is a $2 billion, 27-acre mixed-use development planned in downtown Miami that will need 10,000 construction workers in the first phase alone, reports Priority will be given to local residents, and almost 500 of those residents turned up for a recent job fair.

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Miami group fights potential subsidies for rival $3B-$4B mall

Construction Dive

A group of major Miami retailers said that public subsidies for what will be the largest mall in America would create an unfair playing field

$600M Miami transit-oriented development breaks ground

Construction Dive

The five-tower, mixed-use development in Coconut Grove is one of southern Florida's biggest projects ever

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FIFA World Cup 2026 To Boost Economy Across 16 Host Cities

Business Facilities

The 16 Host Cities picked for FIFA World Cup 2026 were selected based on transportation, human rights, stadium infrastructure, fan fest locations and training sites.