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Higher interest likely, impact unsure

An increase in interest rates would have varying impacts in Miami-Dade County, experts say. A local mortgage-lending firm said that, overall, a hike in interest rates would be negative for mortgage lenders and borrowers and would hinder…

Can seaport float with its debt?

Can seaport float with its debt?

County commissioners on Tuesday questioned whether PortMiami is taking on too much debt after administrators asked their permission to issue up to $225 million in bonds to help pay for…

Heavyweights plan sports champions hall

The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce’s Sports Committee is working with Miami-Dade County as well as with HistoryMiami to open a Sports Hall of Champions facility.  In the past 20…

Sony Open team back in court

After hosting battles between the world’s top tennis players, it’s back to court this week for organizers of the annual Sony Open for a battle of their own: improving their…

Flagler railroad motif on track

Flagler railroad motif on track

One of Miami’s main roadways, named after railroad tycoon Henry Flagler, is getting a major facelift. City commissioners March 27 approved a special assessment district expected to raise $1 million…

Miami ducking decision on illuminated signs

Miami ducking decision on illuminated signs

More than two years in the making, a new and improved sign ordinance is headed for adoption by the Miami City Commission. And while the commission approved the first reading…

Beckham seeks tax break, government swoons

By Dara Kam The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE – Lawmakers and celebrity watchers swooned over David Beckham as the soccer superstar shook up the Capitol on Tuesday while making…

Rail station mega-project on two tracks

By Lidia Dinkova and John Charles Robbins The plan to build a railroad station and surrounding mega-project in the heart of downtown Miami is moving forward, but on two different…

Airport seeks $3 billion for terminal revamp

Miami International Airport administrators are working to persuade county officials that financing the redevelopment of the airport’s outdated Central Terminal should be an inside job – at a cost of…

California, NY income taxes drive business to Miami

While South Florida has been a tourism and retirement destination, unfriendly business climates in California and New York – both with relatively high income tax rates – have created the…