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Greater Miami Chamber Asks Directors To Back Megacasinos

The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce has set a Jan. 4 closed meeting of its Joint Board of Directors/Board of Governors for a vote on controversial plans to establish…

Backers Of Grounded Homestead Aircraft Show Seek New Flight Plan

Miami economic development officials are scratching for alternatives to keep alive their idea of bringing a world-class aircraft show to the region.…

Miamidade Salary Growth Outpaces Us Average

Salary levels in Miami-Dade County are slowly catching up to the national average — for those fortunate enough to have jobs.…

Miamidade Employers Look To Add Jobs Not Cut

The number of employers who expect to hire more workers in Miami-Dade County in coming years far exceeds those who expect to cut staffing, a new survey has found.…

Support Builds To Revamp Miami Beach Convention Center

Facing the prospect of giant casino resorts competing with or becoming a part of the beachside tourism industry, Miami Beach commissioners are reaffirming their opposition to gambling and pressing…

Port Of Miami Plans For New Passenger Terminals

Port of Miami officials are floating plans to spend several hundred million dollars on cruise terminal and related upgrades over the next 25 years to accommodate what they project…

Florida Megacasino Bills Destined To Die Insiders Say

So-called "destination gaming" bills before the Florida Legislature that have ignited a statewide debate on casino gambling don't seem likely to be approved, according to officials following the legislation.…

Port Of Miami Plans Megayacht Marina

A new plan calls for "a unified waterfront global destination" at the Port of Miami featuring a mix of commercial development including a marina to berth mega-yachts, ferry service…

Miamis 6 Billion In Airport Bonds Get Negative Outlook

A major credit rating agency has revised Miami International Airport's roughly $6 billion in revenue bonds to a negative outlook as a result of the bankruptcy filing of American…

Dominant American Airlines Bankruptcy No Miami Gamechanger

American Airlines' future was tossed into uncertainty Tuesday with the company's Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing, but officials at Miami International Airport remained optimistic that its "crown jewel" carrier will survive…