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.

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Miami Beach’s New Green Building Tax

Green Building Law Update

However, a recent enactment by the City of Miami Beach is not being so widely applauded. Codes and Regulations Green Building LEED Local Government Sustainability City of Miami Beach Living Building Challenge Miami Beach Sustainability and Resiliency ordinance Sustainability Fee

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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.

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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 Building Global HQ In Miami.

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Miami-Dade County testing school-based teacher housing

Construction Dive

The Florida school district's construction plan would make it easier for teachers to afford to live in a pricey housing market

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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. 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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Modifications had Put Miami Bridge Behind Schedule

Construction Equipment

The Associated Press reports the FIU pedestrian bridge that collapsed and killed six people was behind schedule and $2.6 million over budget, in part because of a key change in the design and placement of one of its support towers

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Port of Miami Tunnel Construction Time Lapse

Construction Dive

We recently uncovered this time-lapse video of the Port of Miami Tunnel (POMT), featuring the use of a tunnel boring machine (TBM) to excavate both tubes.

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45-story tower planned for Miami Worldcenter

BD+C

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.

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Public Outcry Prompts Miami Beach's Action on Sea-Level Rise

ENR Construction

For years, the city of Miami Beach had approached the concept of sea-level rise much like that of other coastal communities: with a lot of “talk talk talk” but not much action, says Bruce Mowry, city engineer

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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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Video:Three Workers Die at Miami TV Tower Collapse

Construction Equipment

Three workers performing maintenance on an 1,032-foot antenna tower in Miami Gardens, Florida, died when the scaffolding surrounding the tower collaspsed on Wednesday.

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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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Deere Opens Regional Parts Distribution Center in Miami

Construction Equipment

The 115,000 square foot facility in Miami will serve all Latin America countries, except Brazil, Argentina and Mexico, which currently have in-country RDC locations. The new John Deere Worldwide Parts Services Regional Distribution Center (RDC) is officially open in south Florida.

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Skanska sues $300M Miami museum, claiming millions in unpaid bills

Construction Dive

The contractor took over the project in 2014 after the museum terminated its contract with Suffolk Construction

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Three Workers Die at Miami TV Tower Collapse

Construction Equipment

Three workers performing maintenance on an 1,032-foot antenna tower in Miami Gardens, Florida, died when the scaffolding surrounding the tower collaspsed on Wednesday.

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FPL, Miami-Dade Plan Tackles Nuke Cooling, Saltwater Woes

ENR Construction

Florida Power & Light and Miami-Dade (Fla.) County have tentatively agreed to build a new wastewater plant to provide reused water for the utility’s massive cooling canals at its Turkey Point nuclear power plant in Homestead

First Porsche, now Aston Martin: Sports car maker co-develops Miami condo tower

BD+C

In March, we wrote about the grand opening of Porsche Design Tower in Miami, with its “Dezervator” car elevator and ultra-luxury amenities. The $550 million tower is Porsche Design’s first residential project.

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Miami contractor sues crane firm for $45K hurricane damage

Construction Dive

L&R Structural argued that Maxim Crane Works sent a crane that could not withstand the lower-than-expected winds from Hurricane Irma

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Miami International Airport is home to the first Johnnie Walker store in the U.S.

BD+C

recently opened in Miami International Airport’s North Terminal. The airport experience has evolved over the years in an attempt to ease the tribulations associated with air travel.

Miami Tower's Exoskeleton Throws Team Big Curves

ENR Construction

Concrete exterior structure of Zaha Hadid-designed residential tower is anything but straightforward

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Don’t Miss: Subcontractor and Employment Opportunities in Miami, FL

PC Construction Blog

Are you looking for construction-related employment in the Miami area? Are you a contractor looking to partner with PC Construction and MCM? Don’t miss these opportunities to meet with our team! April 4, 2017 9:30. All Our Crew Our Industry

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Could Crane Rules have Prevented Miami Crane Collapses?

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.

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Discovery of Engineering Failure Leads Miami Beach to Flooding Fix

ENR Construction

After Miami Beach’s Sunset Harbour neighborhood experienced extreme foot-deep “sunny-day flooding” because of a king tide, city engineer Bruce Mowry and public-works director Eric Carpenter realized the city’s injection-well drainage system didn’t work

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Energy, Award of Merit - Miami LNG Plant

ENR Construction

Located at the Hialeah Rail Yard in Miami-Dade County, this project involved engineering, procurement and construction of a 100,000-gallon-per-day liquefied natural gas (LNG) facility

Boeing To Consolidate Flight Training Facilities From Seattle To Miami

Buisness Facilities Contributed Content

The Miami campus building, the largest campus in the Boeing Flight Services global training network. After the consolidation, Miami will be established as the pro forma training campus for Boeing in the Americas.

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Broadway Malyan designs Miami terminal for Royal Caribbean Cruises

BD+C

Global architecture firm Broadway Malyan has been chosen by Royal Caribbean Cruises to design a $100 million cruise ship terminal in Miami. The proposal, named “Crown of Miami,” will look like a crown when viewed from the sea and look like an “M”, for Miami, when viewed from the sides.

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Engineer Led Miami Beach's Effort to Brace for Rising Tides

ENR Construction

Ask engineer Bruce Mowry how much land should be given up to sea-level rise, and he gives a quick answer: “Not one inch

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FDOT, Miami Beach Extending A1A Flood-Mitigation Schedule

ENR Construction

In Miami Beach, a flood-mitigation project, originally planned to be mostly complete in time for this fall’s king-tide-induced flooding, now is heading to a late 2018 completion

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Miami retail structure’s honeycomb façade fluctuates between opacity and transparency

BD+C

The Verge Building, a planned 8,400-sf retail structure located in Miami’s Design District, is designed to take full advantage of its small lot size and reflect the contemporary architecture that surrounds it

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Miami’s AmericanAirlines Arena debuts a multipurpose event space

BD+C

American Airlines Arena, home to the Miami Heat basketball franchise, officially got into the restaurant and event business on Jan.

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Impact fees on development proposed to fund Miami’s rising sea level resiliency plans

BD+C

Miami-Dade County officials want to raise the money needed for flood mitigation through new impact fees on developers

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Miami-Dade County and IBM Establish Public-Private Partnership on Smarter Cities Initiative

Buisness Facilities Contributed Content

Seeing the Big Data Picture in Miami-Dade. Miami-Dade County and IBM have announced a transformational Smarter Cities initiative to improve services for residents and help agencies share information among the 35 municipalities within the county.

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Best Residential/Hospitality: Porsche Design Tower Miami

ENR Construction

The 60-story, 132-unit condominium has the distinction of housing a first-of-its-kind automobile elevator lift system that delivers both residents and their vehicles directly to their luxury homes

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Miami-Dade County to test school-based affordable teacher housing

Construction Dive

The Florida school district's construction plan would make it easier for teachers to afford to live in a pricey housing market

Miami Wal-Mart Build Delayed by Access Issues

Construction Equipment

. . Wal-Mart at Midtown Miami is ready to build. Miami Avenue was submitted June 23. The site prep is finished, the foundation is in and an application with the city for vertical construction of the 203,000-square-foot store at 3055 N.

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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 GlobeSt.com.

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