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Who will steer negotiations to bring in Formula One race?

Who will steer negotiations to bring in Formula One race?

A power move may be in the making between City of Miami and Miami-Dade County over who will steer negotiations to bring a Formula One race to the area. Each government has tapped its own…

Hyatt Regency riverfront deal gets a slowdown

Hyatt Regency riverfront deal gets a slowdown

Hyatt Regency executives are eager to lock in a new long-term lease of Miami riverfront so they can build a new hotel and more, but city commissioners are in no rush and made that clear…

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Miami-Dade County assuming control of Miami Intermodal Center

Miami-Dade County assuming control of Miami Intermodal Center

Miami-Dade County will assume control the Miami Intermodal Center (MIC), a multi-million dollar transportation hub adjacent to Miami International Airport currently owned and operated by…

$1 fare proposed for now-free Metromover

$1 fare proposed for now-free Metromover

Riders should be charged $1 each time they board the Metromover instead of relying on taxes meant to fund expansion of the county’s rapid transit…

County looks at regulating bike-sharing companies

County looks at regulating bike-sharing companies

Something must be done to regulate bike-sharing companies like LimeBike, which have thousands of bikes scattered across the county, Miami-Dade Commissioner Javier Souto told the…

City swap, three-tower development on Miami River cast adrift

City swap, three-tower development on Miami River cast adrift

A complicated deal to gain a new office complex for the City of Miami in exchange for a triple tower private development on the Miami…

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Opinion

Which commissioner will adopt lesson of Economics 101?

Which commissioner will adopt lesson of Economics 101?

Although Miami-Dade commissioners proclaim they want to grow the economy to benefit all, they persist in local preference purchasing that helps a few businesses but actually costs taxpayers more and slows economic growth. We’ve said this before and probably will again because, regrettably, the commission keeps pressuring staff, which certainly knows better, to place contracts inside this county regardless of how much extra that costs taxpayers every day. We’re waiting for just one commissioner – any one will do – to point…

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Dipen Parekh: UM Health System chief clinical officer wears many hats

Dipen Parekh: UM Health System chief clinical officer wears many hats

Dr. Dipen J. Parekh wears many hats at the University of Miami Health System. After being named chief clinical officer in September, Dr. Parekh hasn’t slowed down one bit. Dr. Parekh continues to chair the Department of Urology at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and directs Robotic Surgery for the entire health system. When taking on his extra role, Dr. Parekh refused to give up practicing. To him, performing surgeries isn’t a job but a calling. To justify his…

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Real Estate

City swap, three-tower development on Miami River cast adrift

City swap, three-tower development on Miami River cast adrift

A complicated deal to gain a new office complex for the City of Miami in exchange for a triple tower private development on the Miami River is not as advanced as recently proclaimed. In fact,…

Government

Miami-Dade County assuming control of Miami Intermodal Center

Miami-Dade County assuming control of Miami Intermodal Center

Miami-Dade County will assume control the Miami Intermodal Center (MIC), a multi-million dollar transportation hub adjacent to Miami International Airport currently owned and operated by the Florida Department of Transportation. Commissioners voted unanimously on a…

Business & Finance

Downtown Miami’s largest office lease gets boulevard penthouse

Downtown Miami’s largest office lease gets boulevard penthouse

Downtown Miami just saw its largest office lease in 2018 signed and secured. Duane Morris LLP is the new penthouse tenant at the CitiGroup Center with the help of Tower Commercial Real Estate. Duane Morris…

Communities

County looks at regulating bike-sharing companies

County looks at regulating bike-sharing companies

Something must be done to regulate bike-sharing companies like LimeBike, which have thousands of bikes scattered across the county, Miami-Dade Commissioner Javier Souto told the Economic Development and Transportation Committee last week. “Neighbors complain about…

Arts & Culture

Year after debut, American Museum of the Cuban Diaspora plans opening

Year after debut, American Museum of the Cuban Diaspora plans opening

After hosting its soft inauguration a little more than a year ago, the American Museum of the Cuban Diaspora plans to host its grand opening Sept. 8 with two new major exhibitions highlighting Celia Cruz…

Education

Miami Dade College may run Olympia Theater, get housing

Miami Dade College may run Olympia Theater, get housing

Miami commissioners are looking to Miami Dade College to run the vintage 1926 Olympia Theater downtown. Ken Russell’s resolution for the city manager to explore the idea is on tap at today’s (4/12) commission meeting.…

Healthcare

Miami-Dade County health improvement plan in works

Miami-Dade County health improvement plan in works

The Miami-Dade County Health Department is working on its own updated county-wide health assessment in response to the State Health Improvement Plan, released in April, that seeks to hit 18 goals in improving Floridians’ health.…

Transportation

$1 fare proposed for now-free Metromover

$1 fare proposed for now-free Metromover

Riders should be charged $1 each time they board the Metromover instead of relying on taxes meant to fund expansion of the county’s rapid transit system, Miami-Dade Commissioner Sally Heyman told a Transportation and Public…

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