South Miami Poised to Mandate Solar Panels

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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

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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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NBCUniversal Telemundo Building Global HQ In Miami

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Broadway Malyan designs Miami terminal for Royal Caribbean Cruises

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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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SOM unveils plans for Miami transit hub

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As a part of the overarching project All Aboard Florida , Skidmore, Owings, and Merrill has designed a multimodal transit hub for Miami, one of three that will eventually connect Miami to Orlando by train.

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Miami’s AmericanAirlines Arena debuts a multipurpose event space

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

Arquitectonica's hairpin-shaped tower breaks ground in Miami

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SkyRise Miami, the city''s soon-to-be tallest tower is now under construction, ArchDaily reports. Rising above Biscayne Bay, the 305-meter tower will include three viewing decks, a restaurant, nightclub, and exhibition space.

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Miami Workers Ejected from Boom Lift, One Dead

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. . Miami-Dade Police report a car from the city's elevated transportation system collided with a crane lift around 1 a.m. When paramedics arrived, we found numerous construction workers on the ground tending to their co-workers,” said Miami Fire Rescue Captain Ignatius Carroll. this morning, throwing two workers from the basket. 43-year-old Oscar Cabrera fell to the ground while the second worker, Luis Perez, was dangling from his harness.

Water/Environment Best Project - City of Miami Beach Pump Stations and West Avenue Neighborhood Improvements

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The City of Miami Beach hired Bergeron Land Development to handle approximately $34.6 million in design-build pump station projects

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

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

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Three-tiered, 57-story high-rise development from Arquitectonica coming to Miami

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With a Modernist appearance resembling the Olympic torch thanks to a three-tiered exterior structure and a floor plan that grows larger the higher up one goes, Elysee Residences is set to become the tallest structure in the Miami district of Edgewater

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Tallest tower in Miami to begin construction in January 2019

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One Bayfront Plaza, a mixed-use development overlooking Biscayne Bay and comprising over 3 million sf, has been given the tentative date of January 2019 for construction to begin

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45-story tower planned for Miami Worldcenter

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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.

What If They Call a Do-Over on the I-395 Project in Miami?

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You would have to think twice before putting in a proposal on a fraught project like this any time again soon

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New Miami Beach law requires LEED certification on projects larger than 7,000 sf

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A new law in Miami Beach, Fla., requires buildings larger than 7,000 sf to meet Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) specifications or pay a fee that is equal to 5% percent of the construction costs. New structures larger than 7,000 sf must be LEED Gold certified.

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

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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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1,000-ft Observation Tower in Miami Expected To Open in 2018

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1,000-ft-tall SkyRise Miami observation tower expected to open in 2018. Buildings

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BIG’s first residential condominium in the U.S. completed in Miami

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Miami’s Coconut Grove neighborhood has just received two of its very own twisting towers courtesy of Bjarke Ingels Group and Terra, a South Florida real estate development firm. The Grove at Grand Bay is a low-density project that consists of 98 units and is anticipated to achieve LEED Gold certification. LEED Gold is expected due to the incorporation of energy-saving innovations and low-flow fixtures.

Wind Powered Net Zero Miami Beach Home Receives LEED Platinum

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A Miami Beach home, located at 2020 Alton, has been awarded LEED Platinum, with the score of 120/89.5. The project is a joint effort of developer Matthew Lahn of the Florida Green Home Design Group, architect Ari Sklar of Sklarchitecture, and general contractor Robert Arkin.

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Architect Jean Nouvel designs 'flood-resilient' Monad Terrace in Miami Beach

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A new rendering of Miami’s Monad Terrace, a 54-unit luxury condo complex designed by architect Jean Nouvel, has been released, according to Curbed Miami. The building is notable for its base: a large infinity pool which Nouvel has dubbed a “reflection machine

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Skanska to build Miami’s Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science

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Skanska USA announced that it signed a $101 million contract to build one of the largest and most iconic structures now underway in Miami, Florida: The Patricia & Phillip Frost Museum of Science.

Koolhaas plan selected for Miami Beach Convention Center redevelopment [slideshow]

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The Miami Beach City Commission on Wednesday selected the development team led by Rem Koolhaas'' OMA and property developers Tishman and UIA to redevelop the Miami Beach Convention Center area.

Multifamily development in Miami will feature healthy indoor environments

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The design of a home and the materials used in constructing it can go a long way in determining if that living space is healthy or not. And as more and more people begin to focus on doing their best to live a healthy lifestyle, they do not want to get home from a day of eating healthy, exercising, and just generally taking care of themselves to find their home working to unravel all of their efforts

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Miami Beach requires developers to meet green standards or pay a fee

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A new Miami Beach, Fla., law requires builders of structures larger than 7,000 sf to either meet certain green building standards or pay a fee of 5% of construction costs.

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Studio Gang Architects designs residential tower with exoskeleton-like exterior for Miami

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Studio Gang Architects has released plans for a 14-story residential high-rise in the Miami Design District, ArchDaily reports. “[The

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Sky high: Tallest tower in Miami begins construction

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SkyRise Miami, the city''s soon-to-be tallest tower is now under construction, Arch Daily reports. Rising above Biscayne Bay, the 305-meter tower will include three viewing decks, a restaurant, nightclub, and exhibition space.

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Stalled $1.5 billion Miami mixed-use redevelopment project advances

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billion mixed-use development in Miami moved ahead after city planners approved the project’s first phase. Phase one of Miami Worldcenter will feature three mostly residential towers of varying heights, a shopping complex, and three public plazas on 27 acres. A long-delayed $1.5

Miami-Dade Reaches Deal to Build New Ship Terminal

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Royal Caribbean Cruises and Miami-Dade County announced Tuesday night that they have reached a deal to build one of the biggest, a new state-of-the-art cruise terminals in the country at PortMiami. The Miami-Dade County Commission will vote on the agreement on July 6 before it becomes final.

For $520M Convention Center Redo, Miami Beach Opts for 'Plan B'

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After short-listed contractors dropped out of bidding for a design-build RFP, the city of Miami Beach is planning to re-bid the $520-million project as a construction manager-at-risk contract.

Construction Week: Dodge Starts Recede 4% in Oct.; Miami Wastewater Program Advances

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Former Bechtel executive pleads guilty to kickback scheme. Business Management

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Aston Martin is making a foray into real estate in Miami

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Aston Martin is a British carmaker that is known to most people as providing James Bond’s car of choice. From the iconic DB5 first featured in 1964’s Goldfinger to the concept DB10 that was created specifically for 2015’s Spectre, Aston Martin has made a name for itself as an elegant luxury car brand

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Hurricane Irma Damages Three Cranes in South Florida

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10, including two tower cranes working on Miami high-rises Three cranes collapsed in South Florida as Hurricane Irma rolled over the state on Sept.

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Cosentino Group Relocating Americas HQ From Texas To Florida

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Capital Investment Corporate Headquarters Daily News Featured Florida Foreign Direct Investment International Manufacturing Corporate Real Estate (CRE) corporate relocation Cosentino Economic Development Enterprise Florida Expansion MIami-Dade Beacon Council Site SelectionThe Spanish natural stone, quartz, and recycled surfacing company’s headquarters relocation will create 85 new jobs and invest more than $1 million in the Coral Gables community.

Hurricane Irma Damages Three Cranes in South Florida

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10, including two tower cranes working on Miami high-rises Three cranes collapsed in South Florida as Hurricane Irma rolled over the state on Sept.

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Twisted Architecture of Grove at Grand Bay's Towers Is Tough to Resist

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Load-balancing acts keep gravity-defying Miami high-rises from tipping over. Buildings

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Seaside luxury: Arquitectonica, Melo Group introduce Aria on the Bay condo tower in Miami

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Melo Group has launched sales for Aria on the Bay, a 647-unit luxury condominium in Miami. The bayfront condo will overlook Margaret Pace Park, Biscayne Bay, and the Miami Beach skyline.

Florida Defends Bridge Choice as Fluor Claims Manipulation

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The $800-million “signature bridge” that the state of Florida promised the people of Miami is distinguishing itself in another way: as a bitterly contested best-value procurement

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