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


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

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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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Miami Tower's Exoskeleton Throws Team Big Curves

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

Video:Three Workers Die at Miami TV Tower Collapse

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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.

SOM unveils plans for Miami transit hub


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.

Arquitectonica's hairpin-shaped tower breaks ground in Miami


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’s AmericanAirlines Arena debuts a multipurpose event space


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

Miami Warns Citizens About Tower Cranes During Irma

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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.

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


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

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

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.

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


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


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


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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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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FDOT, Miami Beach Extending A1A Flood-Mitigation Schedule

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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

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


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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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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$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

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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.

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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Moody’s Analytics Creates Amazon HQ2 Top 10 List

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It’s the corporate expansion project everyone is paying attention to: 50 cities have stated an interest in landing Amazon’s second headquarters , dubbed HQ2, and it seems everybody has an opinion on where the $5 billion investment and 50,000 jobs belong.

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


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.

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


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.

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


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


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


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


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


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


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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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.

Stalled $1.5 billion Miami mixed-use redevelopment project advances


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

Zaha Hadid-Designed Tower's Undulating Exoskeleton Throws Team Big Curves

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The concrete exterior structure of the 62-story residential tower in Miami is anything but straightforward

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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.