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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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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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 Worldcenter Project Readies for Debut

ENR Construction

More than a decade in the making, the $2-billion Miami Worldcenter development makes progress toward its lofty aims

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Long-Planned Miami Mega Mixed-Use Development Nears Initial Debut

ENR Construction

More than a decade in the making, the $2-billion Miami Worldcenter development makes progress toward its lofty aims

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Plaza Construction hired for $540M SkyRise Miami entertainment tower

Construction Dive

At 1,000 feet, the amusement and observation tower is on track to be the tallest building in Florida

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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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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

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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 Beach Convention Center Builders Race Around Events

ENR Construction

An active slate of major exhibitions adds a different dimension to the Miami Beach Convention Center renovation and expansion

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.

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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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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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Southeast City Scoop: Construction Starts in Miami

ENR Construction

Data and insights about the Miami metropolitan area construction market

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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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What You Can Learn from the Miami Bridge Collapse

Construction Business Owner

On March 15, 2018, a pedestrian bridge undergoing construction at Florida International University (FIU) in Miami, Florida, collapsed. The concrete bridge fell onto moving traffic below, killing six people and injuring 10

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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Saltwater incursion into Miami’s aquifer may make city uninhabitable later this century

BD+C

The Miami metro region faces crises due to rising sea levels that threaten to make the area uninhabitable. In fact, salt water incursion into the region’s aquifer could be what threatens Miami’s viability for human habitation before the doomsday scenario of inundation of the land by the sea While the danger of flooding has been widely documented, the threat to the region’s drinking water supply has been less chronicled.

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Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture designs 47-story condo tower in Miami

BD+C

Miami certainly isn’t lacking in the luxury multifamily tower department

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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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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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Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture design 47-story condo tower in Miami

BD+C

Miami certainly isn’t lacking in the luxury multifamily tower department

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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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Construction Underway on Massive Mixed-Use Project Near Miami

ENR Construction

Developer Agave Ponce LLC and other stakeholders formally broke ground Sept. 20 on The Plaza Coral Gables, which Agave Ponce is calling the largest mixed-use development within the city of Coral Gables, Fla. Foundation work began earlier this year

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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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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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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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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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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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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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$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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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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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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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.

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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Boutique condo provides 41 exclusive residences in Miami’s Bay Harbor Islands

BD+C

Located on Bay Harbor Islands in Miami, a new 41 residence boutique luxury condo building is currently under construction. The new building is just a short distance away from the Bal Harbour Shops.

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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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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

OSHA Fines Contractors $86K for Deadly Miami Bridge Collapse

Construction Equipment

Contractors responsible for the Miami bridge collapse in March, resulting in the death of six people, were fined $86,858 for seven worker-safety violations. OSHA investigated the incident and determined employees were exposed to “crushing and fall hazards,” according to United Press International

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