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Debate public-private deals before they’re set in concrete

Governments are signing more public-private partnerships, a healthy trend – that is, if deals serve a public interest and don’t crowd out pressing needs. Last week we wrote about two such deals: Swire shut down the Eighth…

Miami’s condo euphoria treads a historically familiar trail

Miami’s condo euphoria treads a historically familiar trail

If you’ve been around Miami at least a decade you recall the euphoria that’s causing condos to spring up faster than we can count. “At this rate, we’ll have 12,000…

Pay the Dolphins for performance – and everyone else too

Pay the Dolphins for performance – and everyone else too

It’s getting harder to track all the stadium deals floating though the office of county Mayor Carlos Gimenez, who must be vying with recalled predecessor Carlos Alvarez to become stadium…

Chokehold on downtown’s traffic is no mobility solution

Chokehold on downtown’s traffic is no mobility solution

As buildings, workers, residents and visitors continue to multiply in the heart of Miami, one thing has not kept pace: the roadways that are the primary means of entering and…

Soccer debate: It’s not ‘What site?’ but ‘Why get involved?’

Soccer debate: It’s not ‘What site?’ but ‘Why get involved?’

Debate over which prime waterfront land to yield to an outside business for a soccer stadium should be recast as a far more logical question: why is government involved at…

Mayor needs to bar more giveaways to Marlins owners

Mayor needs to bar more giveaways to Marlins owners

The Miami Marlins are in their third season in a stadium that cost the public $3 billion. And the county is in its third year of challenging what Marlins owners…

Get on track to battle Miami-Dade’s Economic Enemy #1

Get on track to battle Miami-Dade’s Economic Enemy #1

It’s time to declare Miami Dade’s traffic nightmare Economic Enemy #1. It’s even worse than the outflow of bright young people, the tightness of capital for entrepreneurs, the lack of…

Bad bet: Slot machines don’t pay off for government, either

Bad bet: Slot machines don’t pay off for government, either

Slot machines were a bad bet. A county study issued this month for a key slots backer proves it. Revenues the county expected from slot machines at tracks and frontons…

Economy a fleeting shield in the attack of the mega-casinos

Economy a fleeting shield in the attack of the mega-casinos

It’s not just the struggle for a new state compact with the Seminole Tribe that shields us today from assault by the top guns of global casino owners. Momentarily protecting…

Art museum’s rapid success a step on road to greatness

Art museum’s rapid success a step on road to greatness

How heartening was our report last week that the new Pérez Art Museum Miami has shattered projections, welcoming more than 150,000 visitors in four months. That’s a resounding success in…

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