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County Office Seeks State Funding For Stalled River Dredging

Miami-Dade's Department of Environmental Resources Management is asking the state to fund a shortfall in the stalled $74 million Miami River dredging, department officials say.…

Grove Playhouse Officials Consider Taking On University Partner

Directors of the dormant Coconut Grove Playhouse are discussing with consultants and Miami-Dade County administrators the viability of taking on a local college as a partner to operate the 80-year-old…

Appeal Court Ruling Gives Marine Industry Future On River

A ruling last week by Florida's Third District Court of Appeal protects scarce marine land on the Miami River zone for industrial use from being rezoned for high-density residential uses…

Homestead Oks Contract To Sell Restof Park Of Commerce To Gables Group

After years of efforts by Homestead officials to unload its acreage in the city's Park of Commerce, the City Council approved a contract last week to sell the remaining 100…

Downtown Radisson To Become A Hilton

The owner of the Omni Center on Biscayne Boulevard struck a deal this week with the Hilton hotel company to replace the Downtown Miami Radisson by January.…

City Pocket Parks Great But Where And Who Will Pay

Miami officials say they are committed to creating pocket parks downtown as part of a parks master plan but funding and available land are difficult to find.…

New Banking Leader To Focus On Compliance Education

Educating international banks about compliance in a heightened regulatory environment and increasing dialogue with federal regulators are priorities for the Florida International Bankers Association, the association's new president says.…

Miami Oks Prequalification For Construction Contractors

Frustrated by delays and cost overruns in Department of Capital Improvement projects, Miami commissioners gave the department the go-ahead Tuesday to implement a pre-qualification program for construction contractors.…

Wynwood Trade Zone Up For Sale

The owner of the Wynwood Foreign Trade Zone in Miami is selling the moribund eight-acre property with hopes of kick-starting development in the economically depressed area.…

Bidding On Southcom Base To Be Reopened

The Pentagon is to reopen bidding this month for contractors seeking to design and build a 709,000-square-foot US Southern Command headquarters next to the existing one in Doral.…