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  1. 40 more luxury retailers on wayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Miami Today

    Miami's Design District, already home to more than 60 luxury retailers, will welcome at least 40 more when the first phase of an audacious new project opens its doors early next year. That's when Dacra Realty, in partnership with L Real Estate, will begin moving tenants into the Design District, a $2 billion mixed-use development that boasts 1.1 million square feet of retail, a hotel, low-rise residential units, restaurants and four parking garages.

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  2. For transit riders, timeliness trumps allRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | Miami Today

    As Miami-Dade works on studies aimed at fixing traffic woes and improving public transportation, the public has spoken on the matter as well. People's top priority is for existing mass transit - buses, Metrorail, Metromover and other modes - to arrive and leave on time.

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  3. Miami thrives as nation's luxury car capitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | Miami Today

    As retail sales swell amid the turkey and tinsel of each holiday season, luxury car sales also see larger receipts at day's end. That is particularly true for the Miami market, which historically outsells its counterparts in other areas of the country.

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  4. Homes in eight digits lure buyers to MiamiRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | Miami Today

    Luxury housing, defined by most Miami brokers as $2 million and over, is in a category of its own with specific features and audience. It's a strong market with buyers coming from diverse locations including New England, California, Brazil, Saudi Arabia and South America, according to Jill Eber, broker and associate who teams with Jill Hertzberg for The Jills of Coldwell Banker.

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  5. Wynwood realty pioneer lets green growRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | Miami Today

    Having amassed a large portfolio of Wynwood property since discovering the area's potential 15 years ago, David Lombardi said now is a good time to "do nothing." Within the next four years or so, the broker and founder of Lombardi Properties plans to develop a mixed-use project on 29th Street with 150 residential apartments and 30,000 to 40,000 square feet of retail space.

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  6. Turkish consul targets Miami-Istanbul flightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | Miami Today

    Just over a month ago, Miami welcomed a new consul general of the Republic of Turkey in Miami, A-zgA1 4r KA1 2vanA Altan. The past five weeks have been hectic, but a lack of permanent offices hasn't slowed Mr. Altan and his small staff of six.

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  7. Iconic' riverfront building set for restaurantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | Miami Today

    SUSHISAMBA and Duck & Waffle aim to open in a planned multi-level commercial building proposed for the former East Coast Fisheries site. The Miami River Commission on Monday unanimously approved plans for the pair of eateries, proposed by developers The Melo Group and considered Phase II of Flagler on the River.

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  8. University of Miami's eco-friendly campus remakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | Miami Today

    The University of Miami is in the process of remaking its campus to be more eco-friendly as well as more responsive to the needs of students, faculty and the community at large. Last week's groundbreaking of The Lennar Foundation Medical Center is a major component of that plan.

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  9. Planners sidetrack streetcar planRead the original story

    Oct 29, 2014 | Miami Today

    Plans for a streetcar in Miami's urban core were temporarily sidetracked after a county transportation board postponed supporting the project. The Miami-Dade Metropolitan Planning Organization last week deferred an endorsement as board members were supportive and yet concerned the streetcar project might roadblock other planned transportation modes.

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  10. City is - all aboard' to combat Economic Enemy #1, gridlockRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | Miami Today

    Wonder why Miami Today last week in a single edition printed seven major articles targeting Miami's transportation needs? If so, you should have joined several hundred real estate brokers that night. The Master Brokers Forum hosted a panel on what makes a city world class and whether Miami has already joined the elite group.

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  11. FYI Miami: October 23, 2014Read the original story

    Oct 22, 2014 | Miami Today

    BRICK BY BRICK: Progress on demolition of the old Miami Herald building downtown might be difficult to see but the property owner says the skeletal hulk is coming down and there is every intention to replace it with residential towers, shops and more. Asked about the status of the demo work and the planned Resorts World Miami, company spokesperson Heather Krasnow released this statement Tuesday: "We continue to work through the demolition of the structure and preparing the site for development as a mixed use project, we expect the demolition to be complete in the coming months."

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  12. Calls for Miami museum site unrealistic, mayor saysRead the original story

    Oct 22, 2014 | Miami Today

    County leaders may have their hopes set on city-owned property for building a black history museum, but Miami Mayor TomA s Regalado said their choice of sites is not realistic. Two weeks ago, Miami-Dade commissioners approved legislation to begin planning for a black history museum.

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  13. All Aboard Florida on line for government aidRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | Miami Today

    All Aboard Florida, the rail line that is in a few years to link Miami and Orlando, has expanded its funding options. The company, a subsidiary of Coral Gables-based Florida East Coast Industries, has applied for $1.75 billion in a private activity bond allocation from the US Department of Transportation, All Aboard Florida representatives told Miami Today by email.

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  14. 20th Century Fox wants $13 million in public funding for Miami WildsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | Miami Today

    Not only does 20th Century Fox want to build an amusement park complete with water rides on county-owned land in South Miami-Dade, but the film company also plans for a 400-room hotel as well as a rich choice of retail and restaurants. 20th Century Fox and Miami-Dade County are negotiating the logistics of the proposed Miami Wilds development that might rise at the county-owned Zoo Miami and on adjacent federally owned land.

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  15. Profile: Brian AlonsoRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | Miami Today

    In a city often characterized as very young, certain anchors act as reminders of Miami's durability, resilience and adaptability. Flagler Street is one of those iconic areas that call back to the beginning of modern Miami, and it's local family businesses like La Epoca Department Store that help tie the city to its history.

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  16. Plated to ship ready-to-cook meals from Miami LakesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | Miami Today

    Plated, a company selling ready-to-cook gourmet meals, says it will open a fulfillment center in Miami Lakes early next year. DineInFresh, doing business as Plated, recently signed a five-year, 19,796-square-foot industrial lease at 13964 NW 60th Ave. Plated retails chef-designed recipes and ingredients by subscription in about 90% of the continental US, said spokesperson Sonya Safro, though users have the option to pause the subscription at any time.

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  17. Expo center success rides on transit useRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | Miami Today

    The mass transit system in Miami might not be at the level of other growing cities but one new major project downtown will be relying heavily on that system, say the developers. Miami World Expo Center, a planned $600 million hotel and convention center, gained city commission approval Oct. 9 as a Regional Activity Complex.

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  18. Dramatic summer tourism riseRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | Miami Today

    Summer is often called the "slow season" for Miami tourism, but double-digit gains in tourist-related tax collections paint a different picture: a dramatic turnaround to summer growth in tourists and hotels hiring instead of laying off. In August, nearly $4.9 million in convention development taxes countywide reflected a 13.2% gain over August 2013.

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  19. Few take startup funding riskRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | Miami Today

    Most banks don't lend to companies that have been in operation less than two years, and private equity firms don't get a financial return on a loan to a startup that makes it worth their time, experts said. "Quite frankly, startups are risky," said Eliot Abbott, a lawyer who represents both startups and lenders.

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  20. Most new condo units to become rentalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | Miami Today

    Activity at the first of the new downtown-Brickell condo towers to be completed leads many to anticipate that a majority of units in condos under construction or announced will, like their immediate predecessors, add to the area's rental base. Analyst Craig Werley, president of Focus Real Estate Advisors, said 87 of the 192 units at My Brickell, 31 SE Sixth St., have been rented, and 14 others are currently listed for rent, adding up to 53% of the building in the rental market.

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