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  1. Chinese home investment in Miami growsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | Miami Today

    Although there isn't a large Chinese presence in South Florida yet, observers say infrastructure is coming together and will eventually attract homebuyers from that market. Miami is seeing the beginnings of substantial Chinese investment, said Philip Spiegelman, one of the founders and principals of ISG, an outsource organization specializing in sales and marketing for the real estate development industry.

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  2. FYI Miami: February 26, 2015Read the original story

    Feb 25, 2015 | Miami Today

    RISING RENTS : Annual effective rent growth in South Florida apartment markets continued to strengthen in January, according to Axiometrics, a company that supplies apartment market research and analysis. The average Miami rent of $1,545 was $93 more than the January 2014 average of $1,452.

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  3. Major League Soccer site scoresRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | Miami Today

    A push to build a Major League Soccer stadium beside the Marlins baseball stadium has sailed past county officials, but a plan to create a Community Redevelopment Agency encompassing the stadiums wasn't well-received. The county's Economic Prosperity Committee voted last week for the county to negotiate for an MLS stadium to rise next to Marlins Park in Little Havana.

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  4. Northeast storms drive homebuyers to MiamiRead the original story

    Feb 18, 2015 | Miami Today

    Residential brokers have long known the Northeastern winters draw people to South Florida but say this year, with a brutal winter, they've seen an unprecedented number of migrating homebuyers. Maji Pace Ramos, broker for Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, said the staff in her Coral Gables office conducted an informal poll and determined there's been at least a 20% swell this season in inquires for properties of all types and prices from residents of New York, New Jersey and other parts of the Northeast.

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  5. New Metromover fare rolls aheadRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | Miami Today

    A Miami-Dade commission committee has approved a plan to charge Metromover passengers to ride the elevated transportation system. The 4.4-mile system that serves downtown Miami and Brickell is currently free.

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  6. Miami Worldcenter's deal tightenedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | Miami Today

    Miami commissioners gave preliminary approval last week to a revised development agreement for Miami Worldcenter, described by city staff as stricter than the agreement approved last year. The "amended and restated" development agreement is between the City of Miami, Forbes Miami NE 1st Avenue LLC, Miami Worldcenter Holdings LLC and other affiliates and subsidiaries of Miami Worldcenter Holdings.

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  7. Miamians driving luxury car salesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | Miami Today

    Luxury car sales in Miami remain hot along with the city's reputation as one of the country's top automotive markets, dealers say. "The fast-paced lifestyle, the culture and the year-round tropical weather all play a role in consistently ranking Miami at the top," said Christy Cartaya, director of marketing and communications for Coral Gables-headquartered dealership The Collection.

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  8. Downtown passenger rail has just one shotRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | Miami Today

    Plans to expand a passenger train's service area to downtown Miami depend on obtaining $69 million in public funding within two months. The South Florida Regional Transportation Authority , the public agency that runs Tri-Rail passengers trains, wants to expand Tri-Rail service to downtown Miami.

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  9. Mayor a media star as Cuba expertRead the original story

    Feb 11, 2015 | Miami Today

    In his own quiet way, Coral Gables' own Mayor Jim Cason is a media celebrity now that he's receiving calls at a fast and furious pace to hear his views on the US ending a five-decade Cuban embargo. "The phone started to ring on Dec. 17," he told Miami Today in reference to President Obama's announcement of wanting to reunify ties with the island country from which a number of Miami residents have emigrated over the years.

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  10. Major League soccer in Miami in playRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | Miami Today

    About a year after the Miami-Dade County Commission decided a Major League Soccer stadium is not to open at PortMiami, a county commissioner is now nudging discussions toward a different site. Miami Beckham United, a group led by British former professional soccer player David Beckham, wants to open a Major League Soccer franchise in Greater Miami.

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  11. FYI Miami: February 2, 2015Read the original story

    Feb 11, 2015 | Miami Today

    The Miami-Dade County Commission has approved issuance of $100 million in taxable industrial revenues bonds to fund part of the reconstruction of Sun Life Stadium in Miami Gardens. Sun Life Stadium, home to the Miami Dolphins, is to undergo a $425 million reconstruction.

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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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