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County Pulls In Record Bedtax Collections In September

Miami-Dade convention and development tax collections hit a record $2.1 million in September, up 25% from $1.7 million a year ago, according to the Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau.…

Florida Hotels Group Pitches Agenda To Legislators

The Florida Hotel & Lodging Legislative Coalition Inc., the state's newest hotel organization, met with legislators for the first time in Tallahassee last week with a three-pronged agenda.…

Philadelphia Investor Snaps Up Another Miamidade Warehouse

Philadelphia investment company Seagis Property Group has purchased its seventh Miami-Dade County industrial property in the past seven months. The company paid $3.1 million this week for a 57,000-square-foot building…

Beacon Council Sets Workshops On Loans For Wilma Recovery

Miami-Dade County's economic development arm, the Beacon Council, is holding two workshops today (11/10) on $5 million in interest-free loans that Gov. Jeb Bush authorized last week for small businesses…

County On Pace For Record Tourism Numbers

Miami-Dade is on pace to set a tourism record as the county chalks up impressive gains in hotel occupancy.…

Almost All Hotels In County Are Open For Business

Almost all of Miami-Dade hotels - 99% - are open following Hurricane Wilma, the Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau announced Tuesday as it set out to announce globally that…

Hotel Groups Split From Newly Formed Hospitality Association

Six hotel associations have decided to leave the Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association and form an independent coalition to defend interests of the hotel industry.…

Doral Working On Annexation Of 640acre Development Site

Doral is close to annexing 640 acres from Northwest 97th to 107th avenues and 74th to 90th streets, an area in which two developers plan 6,300 homes and a third…

Warehouse Investor Adds To County Portfolio

Seagis Property Group LP, a Philadelphia investor of warehouse properties, has continued its march into South Florida with the $21.3 million purchase last week of a southwestern Miami-Dade County business…

Italian Businesses Visit To Eye Latin American Opportunities

Italian investors are looking at Miami as a springboard to Latin America, with Milan banking giant Unicredit Banca funding 15 Italian apparel and home-furnishings companies that want to distribute to…