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  1. 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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  2. $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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. FYI Miami: December 11, 2014Read the original story

    Dec 10, 2014 | Miami Today

    Local spice manufacturing giant Badia Spices Inc. is on its way to opening a second distribution facility. The Miami-Dade County Commission gave final approval for a $10.5 million bond to be issued to finance Badia's expansion.

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  17. Funds handoff to Orange Bowl team?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | Miami Today

    A county push to help the Orange Bowl Committee, a sports non-profit that's behind the annual Orange Bowl football game at Sun Life Stadium, in hosting semifinal college football games, annual Orange Bowl games and possible future championship games includes a $1.35 million government financing plan. Until recently, the Bowl Championship Series was the selection process in place for the national college football championship.

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  18. All Aboard Florida revises station plansRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | Miami Today

    All Aboard Florida, the passenger railway that might eventually link Miami and Orlando, has revised plans for its downtown Miami station. While work on the nearly 7-acre station has begun - the parking lots near County Hall and the county courthouse where the development is to rise have been cordoned off - All Aboard Florida still must finish an administrative site plan review with Miami-Dade County and City of Miami officials.

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  19. 14-soundstage film studio plannedRead the original story

    Dec 10, 2014 | Miami Today

    Miami Ocean Studios Enterprises LLC plans a full-service complex that's to include 10 sound stages, four water-tank stages, production offices, post-production resources and a hotel. While movie and TV companies increasingly want to shoot in Miami-Dade County - Burn Notice was shot here and so was the true story-based movie Pain & Gain - the shortage of facilities might be stopping more production businesses from coming here.

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  20. Related's 3-tower Brickell complexRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | Miami Today

    A plan to build three towers in the heart of downtown Miami on the river could mean the opening of a prime section of the growing riverwalk and key connection to the Miami Circle. This is a major selling point advanced by the developer, The Related Group, as it garnered an affirmative recommendation from the city's Urban Development Review Board.

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