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  1. Weak goals for incentives achieve little, distort competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | Miami Today

    Vast downtown projects are each spending $1.75 billion to create retail, residences, hotels, garages and more in multi-block swaths. But government is treating them differently as they compete in the marketplace, tilting the playing field.

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  2. No sweat to fill 30,000 condosRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | Miami Today

    When some 30,000 new condos are built in a county within two years, it begs the question if there are enough people to buy them. But residential agents and industry watchers say they have confidence the supply will eventually be absorbed.

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  3. FYI Miami: January 22, 2015Read the original story

    Jan 21, 2015 | Miami Today

    ALL ABOARD FLORIDA: A committee of City of Miami and Miami-Dade County staffers is to give a final verdict today on All Aboard Florida's proposed downtown Miami station. All Aboard Florida, a subsidiary of Coral Gables-based Florida East Coast Industries, is a planned express passenger train that's to connect Miami and Orlando with stops in Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach.

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  4. Filming in Miami: January 22, 2015Read the original story

    Jan 21, 2015 | Miami Today

    These film permits were issued last week by the Miami-Dade County Mayor's Office of Film & Entertainment, 375-3288; the Miami Mayor's Office of Film, Arts & Entertainment, 860-3823; and the Miami Beach Office of Arts, Culture and Entertainment-Film and Print Division, 673-7070. RALF STRATHMANN.

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  5. Strong housing prices might dipRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | Miami Today

    Those who are immersed in residential real estate every day believe the market will stay strong in 2015, with leveling off on the appreciation we've seen for the past few years and a possible drop in prices if the inventory goes beyond what is considered healthy. Looking toward the next 12 months in the residential market, buyers will still flock to Miami, according to Adam G. Kutner, broker and co-owner of Grove Town Properties.

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  6. More hotel rooms create rate pressuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | Miami Today

    Market watchers see a continuing bright outlook for Miami-Dade's visitor industry in the coming year, with a possible dip in some room rates as new hotels come online. The hotel industry in greater Miami ranks in the top five for occupancies and room rates relative to its peers , said Scott Berman, industry leader of the hospitality and leisure consulting practice for PwC.

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  7. $600 million impact propelled boat show dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | Miami Today

    By securing the Miami International Boat Show for the City of Miami for 2016, city commissioners have ensured an infusion of money and jobs into the local economy. That's part of the assessment made by city officials who worked to negotiate the boat show anchoring on city property for next year's event, and perhaps for many years thereafter.

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  8. Traffic tangles office marketRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 | Miami Today

    "Everyone is becoming more concerned about the time it takes to commute," said Doug Okun, senior vice president at Continental Real Estate Companies. "As the economy has gotten better, some markets have benefitted, because people are willing to pay a premium to work close to home."

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  9. Rail station's impact may alter neighborhoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 | Miami Today

    Plans for a 9-acre train station with accompanying residential, retail and office space in downtown Miami might have a ripple effect of sorts on the rest of the neighborhood. All Aboard Florida, a subsidiary of Coral Gables-based Florida East Coast Industries, plans to run a passenger train between Miami and Orlando with stops in Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach.

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  10. FYI Miami: January 8, 2015Read the original story

    Jan 7, 2015 | Miami Today

    JOBS GAIN LEADERS : Miami-Dade and Broward counties recorded among the highest-over-year percentage increases in the nation in total employment in November, the US Bureau of Labor Statistics reported last week. Each added 3.7% to its total of people working over the one-year period, trailing only the Dallas area's 4% gain.

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  11. County should carefully vet Miami Worldcenter incentivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 | Miami Today

    Incentives that Miami commissioners OK'd unanimously last week could hand Miami Worldcenter up to $90 million in tax rebates at almost no cost to them. That's a giveaway to people who for a decade have been trying to build the project and now are in a perfect climate to do so.

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  12. No CommentRead the original story

    Dec 30, 2014 | Miami Today

    In 2013, homes selling for at least $1 million accounted for an astounding 20% of single-family home sales. A year later, brokers don't see that trend ebbing any time soon.

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  13. Residences sit longer on sale blockRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | Miami Today

    Residential properties - both single-family homes and condominiums - are staying on the sale market longer, according to the Miami Association of Realtors. The median time on the market of single-family home listings during the third quarter was 45 days compared to 37 during the same period of 2013, up 21.6%.

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  14. FYI Miami: January 1, 2014Read the original story

    Dec 30, 2014 | Miami Today

    CONSTRUCTION BOOM : While nonresidential construction contracts were almost exactly flat in November from November 2013, residential contracts for future work more than quadrupled, from $217 million plus in November 2013 to $925 million plus in November 2014, Dodge Data & Analytics reported last week. For the first 11 months of 2014, nonresidential contracts rose 14% to $2.7 billion in the area while residential contracts rose 56% to $5.8 billion, Dodge reported.

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  15. FYI Miami: December 25, 2014Read the original story

    Dec 23, 2014 | Miami Today

    PARTNERSHIP POSSIBILITY: As developers of Miami Worldcenter move toward an early 2015 start of phase one, talks behind the scenes of a public-private partnership to build a parking garage as part of the large mixed-use project continue, according to Miami Parking Authority CEO Art Noriega . Although no substantive progress has been made on a final deal, he said, the possibility is still alive.

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  16. European realty buyers thin outRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | Miami Today

    Economic changes on both sides of the pond have changed the profile of European buyers in the Miami housing market, where they are not as prevalent as they once were. Brokers long active on the international scene predict the next big wave will be from China.

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  17. City rejection, but Worldcenter rolls aheadRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | Miami Today

    Developers and designers of Miami Worldcenter met sharp criticism Dec. 17 from the city's Urban Development Review Board, which then rejected the design - a move likely to hasten rather than derail the project. Board Chairman Robert Behar repeatedly referred to the massive design of the mega mixed-use project as a "monumental mistake."

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  18. Midtown apartment tower heads to approvalRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | Miami Today

    A trio of developers is coming together to create one of the first luxury rental apartment buildings in Midtown Miami. Midtown 29 is a proposed mixed-use development planned for a site at about 190 NE 29th St. The project won conditional approval recently from the city's Urban Development Review Board.

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  19. Miami's own film studio work advancesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | Miami Today

    Minus one wall and bearing a new name, the Omni Community Redevelopment Agency's planned film studio 50 NW 14th St. continues to move forward. The Florida Film & Television Center, formerly called the Miami Entertainment Center, is under construction in a building that the agency bought in 2011 for $3.1 million.

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  20. FYI Miami: December 18, 2014Read the original story

    Dec 17, 2014 | Miami Today

    LANDING SITE: American Airlines signed a five-year lease renewal in its Coral Gables office building at 901 Ponce de Leon Blvd. One of the largest employers in Miami-Dade County, American Airlines will occupy 17,000 square feet for its Latin American and Caribbean business operations. Altis Cardinal Realty LLC, a Miami-based real estate firm founded in 2009, became sole property manager and leasing agent as of Nov. 17 after jointly purchasing the office building with TMSA, a Montreal-based real estate fund.

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