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Miami: A Thriving Business Climate Adds Flavor To FDI

Business Facilities

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 BusinessFacilities.com.

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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-Dade Seeks P3 Partner for Massive Miami Redevelopment

ENR Construction

County seeks proposals to redevelop MetroCenter in downtown Miami, estimating more than 23 million sq ft of new building in the next 12 to 15 years

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Balfour Beatty wins Miami Beach Convention Center hotel project

Construction Dive

Construction is expected to be completed on the 800-room hotel in 2025

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Miami-Dade Seeks P3 Partner for Massive Downtown Miami Redevelopment

ENR Construction

Miami-Dade County is seeking proposals for the redevelopment of its MetroCenter in downtown Miami, where upwards of 23 million sq ft of new development could rise in the next 12 to 15 years

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Jewel Box retail building under construction at Miami Worldcenter

BD+C

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

BD+C

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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COVID-conscious, pandemic-ready skyscraper breaks ground in Miami

BD+C

Legacy Tower at Miami Worldcenter, designed by Kobi Karp, has officially broken ground. The developer claims the project is the first of its kind in the world. Legacy Tower is a 55-story, $500 million skyscraper that will stretch 600 feet into the sky.

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Miami Bridge, Highway Rebuild Progresses Amid Supply Chain Delays

ENR Construction

Supply chain issues and a bid protest have slowed down a Miami highway project, but the Florida Department of Transportation says the Archer Western-de Moya Group joint venture is making steady progress nonetheless

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Miami Beach Convention Center renovation and expansion completes

BD+C

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

BD+C

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 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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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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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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$840M Miami Bridge-Highway Project's Completion Pushed Back to 2026

ENR Construction

Supply chain issues and a bid protest have slowed down a Miami highway project, but the Florida Department of Transportation says the Archer Western-de Moya Group joint venture is making steady progress nonetheless

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

BD+C

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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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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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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2022 Top 400 Sourcebook: New technology Enhances Miami Wastewater Treatment Plant Efficiency

ENR Construction

PCL recently completed work on a new vacuum pressure swing adsorption system at the 143-million-gallon-per-day Central District Wastewater treatment plant in Miami

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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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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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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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Baccarat Residences Brickell set to rise in Miami

BD+C

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

BD+C

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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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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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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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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Communication Solutions, LLC Expanding In Oklahoma

Business Facilities

Business-to-business and business-to-consumer call center services company Communication Solutions will locate its sixth location, create 250 jobs, in Miami, OK.

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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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Caoba is the first tower to open at Miami Worldcenter

BD+C

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’s yacht-inspired UNA Residences begins construction

BD+C

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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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

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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.

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$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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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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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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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’s 7-acre Link at Douglas breaks ground

BD+C

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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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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