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Terremark In Growth Hiring Mode Under New Owner Verizon

If Miami has a future as a high-tech hub, it is in places like Terremark Worldwide Inc.'s Network Access Point of the Americas building.…

Italian Trade Interest Heats Up In Florida Kitchens

At a time when Italian commerce in South Florida is growing, Italian trade officials are trying to protect one of their key exports to the US: food.…

Sabadell United Taking Calculated Risk In Failed Bank

With its recent purchase of a Florida bank, Miami-based Sabadell United Bank has delved into murky finances in the aftermath of the nation's housing price bubble.…

Ante Set At 25 Billion To Set Up A South Florida Casino

Under newly drafted legislation, you could be one of three mega-casino operators permitted in South Florida — as long as you have $2.5 billion to spend.…

Orange Bowl Team Aims To Pass Ticket Sales Slump

So far, more than 60,000 tickets have been sold for the Orange Bowl football game in January, organizers say, raising hopes for a sellout for the first time in three…

Fpl Offers Companies Rate Discounts For Creating Jobs

By Scott Blake Florida Power & Light, the state’s largest utility company, is getting into the economic development business. FPL is offering discounted electric rates for businesses that add jobs.…

In Miami Workforce Board Finding Creative Solutions To Unemployment

After more than a year out of work, Juan Balsera landed a job and restarted his career, but the small company that hired him wouldn't have done so without an…

Longrange Jets Could Bring Hong Kong Tokyo Direct Flights To Miami

Miami International Airport officials are looking as far away as Hong Kong and Tokyo to start nonstop and direct flights that are expected to stimulate long-distance leisure and business travel…

Malaysia Targets Port Of Miami For Regional Shipping Hub

Malaysian trade officials have high hopes for Miami. They aspire to make the Magic City a stronger entry point for shipping Malaysian imports throughout the United States, Latin American and…

Unfunded Road Projects Key Links To Port Of Miami Tunnels

As if drilling twin $600 million-plus tunnels under Biscayne Bay to the Port of Miami isn't challenging enough, traffic through the seaport is projected to skyrocket in coming years —…

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