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Landfill gas to power water treatment

Landfill gas to power water treatment

A Miami-Dade County project to cut energy costs by using landfill gas to power a water treatment plant is complete – but won’t generate power at full capacity for another month or two, according to…

In one day, 1,750 more housing units

In one day, 1,750 more housing units

If you think Miami’s building boom is slowing, try telling that to the city’s Urban Development Review Board. In one afternoon last week the board reviewed about a half-dozen planned projects that would total 1,750…

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Transit team told ‘Think small’

Transit team told ‘Think small’

While many grand plans – and ways to pay for them – were discussed at Monday’s Fiscal Priorities Committee meeting of Miami-Dade’s Metropolitan Planning Organization…

Neuroscience probes financial decisions

Neuroscience probes financial decisions

Neuroscientists don’t necessarily know much about finance, and financial analysts aren’t necessarily experts in neuroscience. Join the two fields together, however, and you have the…

Luxury car sales in Miami rise with prices

Luxury car sales in Miami rise with prices

Average sale prices rose in Miami-Dade County’s luxury car market within the past year and the sales followed suit, according to quarterly market reports by…

State may pay to narrow boulevard

State may pay to narrow boulevard

Miami’s Downtown Development Authority has requested $1 million from the Florida Department of Transportation to kick-start Biscayne Green, its ambitious project to narrow a stretch…

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Opinion

Just because there’s money, you don’t have to spend it all

Just because there’s money, you don’t have to spend it all

Miami-Dade aims to spend every cent of a tax windfall while patting itself on the back for not raising taxes. Instead, the county is hailing all the good things that everything it’s adding to spending next year will do – including erasing some past budget cuts. That’s all possible because property values have skyrocketed, allowing the same tax rate we paid this year to boost next year’s operating spending by $116 million, almost 2.6%, and capital spending by $394 million, 23.5%, the…

Profile

Felice Gorordo: Building a business around immigration status needs

Felice Gorordo: Building a business around immigration status needs

At the close of his 2011-12 stint as a White House Fellow working for President Obama’s domestic policy council and in public engagement, Felice Gorordo was thinking about what to do next. Work experience had given him the entrepreneurial spirit and his parents came to this country in search of freedom, opportunity and their vision of the American dream – the impetus for Mr. Gorordo’s interest in immigration work. So when he learned about Clearpath, a relatively new company that…

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Real Estate

In one day, 1,750 more housing units

In one day, 1,750 more housing units

If you think Miami’s building boom is slowing, try telling that to the city’s Urban Development Review Board. In one afternoon last week the board reviewed about a half-dozen planned projects that would total 1,750…

Government

State may pay to narrow boulevard

State may pay to narrow boulevard

Miami’s Downtown Development Authority has requested $1 million from the Florida Department of Transportation to kick-start Biscayne Green, its ambitious project to narrow a stretch of Biscayne Boulevard from Northeast Eighth Street south to Biscayne…

Business & Finance

Luxury car sales in Miami rise with prices

Luxury car sales in Miami rise with prices

Average sale prices rose in Miami-Dade County’s luxury car market within the past year and the sales followed suit, according to quarterly market reports by Dominion Enterprises, a Virginia-based firm that tracks auto dealership sales…

Communities

Dredging up funds to clean pollution

Dredging up funds to clean pollution

The clean-up of a contaminated tributary of the Miami River is one step closer after action by Miami city commissioners. In January, commissioners approved the Wagner Creek/Seybold Canal Dredging Restoration. On July 9, they wrapped…

Arts & Culture

Cuban Museum due for wrap-up

Cuban Museum due for wrap-up

A final completion date for the Cuban Museum’s new building has been set for late August, finally solidifying what has been a fluid timeline for the center’s completion. Part of the team spearheading the project…

Education

Neuroscience probes financial decisions

Neuroscience probes financial decisions

Neuroscientists don’t necessarily know much about finance, and financial analysts aren’t necessarily experts in neuroscience. Join the two fields together, however, and you have the emerging field of neurofinance, which is the study of the…

Healthcare

How urgent are urgent care facilities?

How urgent are urgent care facilities?

Urgent care facilities that offer walk-in care for everything from scraped knees to diagnostic tests are a hit with consumers, but one major hospital system hopes a contrarian move will pay off for the institution…

Transportation

Transit team told ‘Think small’

Transit team told ‘Think small’

While many grand plans – and ways to pay for them – were discussed at Monday’s Fiscal Priorities Committee meeting of Miami-Dade’s Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO), one member asked the committee to think small. “Let’s…

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