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  1. Swap one old courthouse for another?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | Miami Today

    Miami-Dade government staff is looking into whether it can move court operations now housed at the county-owned courthouse to a different facility in Miami. So far, preliminary findings aren't promising since staff has pointed out several issues with relocating court operations to the federally owned David W. Dyer Federal Building and US Courthouse, which is now shuttered.

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  2. Miami floats plan; waterways to sink gridlockRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | Miami Today

    Miami city commissioners, fed up with ever-growing traffic congestion, are ready to consider the area's vast waterways for new modes of transportation. Commissioners voted to urge the Miami-Dade Metropolitan Planning Organization to study the feasibility of using waterways to transport people throughout the county and review legislation needed to get water transportation flowing.

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  3. For county incentives deals, schedule a whole new ballgameRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | Miami Today

    Miami-Dade commissioners this week were to set deadlines to negotiate $75 million in tax-funded incentives grants to multiple enterprises for supposedly game-changing economic catalysts. As they plan for future grants that must be funded by raising taxes, it's highly instructive to examine giveaways of taxpayer monies for past supposedly vital projects that were also intended as economic engines.

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  4. Profile: Carlos Fausto MirandaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | Miami Today

    Carlos Fausto Miranda does not distinguish between his commercial real estate brokerage and civic involvement. He considers his business a platform for social change.

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    Jan 28, 2015 | Miami Today

    A South Miami-Dade municipality and a private company that's working on a mixed-use project in North Miami-Dade have submitted separate applications to the county seeking taxpayer funds to cover infrastructure costs that are part of their projects. Rosal Westview LLC, which has the same principals as Miami-based acquisition, development and construction firm for multi-family properties Landmark Co., wants to build a business complex, Westview Business Park, on property it owns off the Gratigny Parkway and between Northwest 22nd and 27th avenues.

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  6. Marlins, county to arbitrate ballpark costsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | Miami Today

    The Miami Marlins have given the county their final expense claims for building the baseball team's Little Havana home - after three full seasons in the stadium. The Marlins say $110.9 million should be counted toward their share of the stadium's total construction cost, said Jose Galan, director of the Real Estate Development Division at the county's Internal Services Department.

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  7. FYI Miami: January 29, 2015Read the original story

    Jan 28, 2015 | Miami Today

    FP&L SELLS RIVER LAND: Ytech International, a Miami-based development and real estate investment firm, and Carlos Mattos , an investor/developer, paid Florida Power & Light $21 million for 2.24 acres just north of the Miami River and east of Southeast Second Avenue. Asked where FP&L will re-locate its equipment on the site and how long it will take, a spokesman could not provide information Tuesday evening.

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  8. Film studio deals for 160 county acresRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | Miami Today

    If all goes as planned, a mammoth studio complex comprising 11 sound stages and 1.5 billion cubic feet of water in 10 giant tanks, as well as office and production space, will rise on 160 acres of county-owned land at 20000 NW 47th Ave. by early 2018. "I'm hoping to beat Atlanta and North Carolina by a chunk," said Rodolfo Paiz, a principal of Miami Ocean Studios LLC. "This is Hollywood-class."

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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. $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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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