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County Working On Clearing Way For Biopharmaceutical Park

Miami-Dade County officials are working to approve a long-term lease in the next few days that would bring a biopharmaceutical park and up to 1,500 jobs to Liberty City.…

State Funds Key For Future Of Biotech Here University Officials Say

The Florida Research Consortium's efforts to get $50 million in state funds for university biotech programs are key to the industry's future, officials at local universities say.…

Miami Chamber To Add Summer Membership Drive

The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce's three-month membership drive is set to end April 20, but the chamber plans to add a multiweek summer campaign to reach its $750,000 annual…

County Increases Transit Fares

Miami-Dade commissioners Tuesday voted to increase transit fares for the first time in about 15 years.…

County To Get Second Reading On Transit Hikes

An ordinance that would increase Miami-Dade Transit fares is to have a second reading at Tuesday's county commission meeting after it was modified by the transportation committee and county attorney.…

Bucking National Trend South Florida Call Centers Thrive

South Florida call centers are adding employees and expanding facilities, countering the trend of a domestic industry slowdown.…

Westcentral City Under Study For Hud Program

A Miami communications agency is studying Sweetwater as a possible site for a US Department of Housing and Urban Development program that aims to boost business activity in predominantly Hispanic…

County Seeks Developers For Senior Citizens Housing

Miami-Dade County officials are seeking developers and possibly investors for two low-income elderly housing facilities with transit hubs to be built in the next two years.…

Miami Chamber Seeks Input Of Consuls Trade Representatives

The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce wants input from consuls and international trade representatives to help form its legislative agendas.…

Industry Leaders Applaud Countys Plan To Hire Agriculture Manager

Agriculture officials are lauding Miami-Dade County's decision to hire a manager to promote their industry but say the effectiveness of incentive plans to preserve land will depend on how farmers…