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Miami-Dade hotels exceed 21 million room night capacity, more coming

Miami-Dade County’s 455 hotels today have surpassed capacity of 21 million room nights annually, new figures from STR show, with 75 more hotel development projects in the pipeline that could…

Downtown Miami cites needs, frets over police cuts

The City of Miami is approaching annual budget time, and Miami’s Downtown Development Authority is making its bid to get needs met downtown. “We’re preparing, with staff, a list of…

Press US officials for Hurricane Irma repayments, county told

Miami-Dade needs to “get aggressive” in seeking federal and state compensation for Hurricane Irma damages, according to Commissioner Sally Heyman, who directed the county administration to “put the pressure on”…

As electric vehicles gain, Miami-Dade transitions fleet to CNG

Miami-Dade lawmakers aren’t yet ready to endorse converting the county fleet to electric vehicles and may opt to forego the technology altogether, depending on what else is out there. For…

Miami battles more cut-through traffic

Miami city commissioners continue to wrestle with the danger posed by cut-through traffic avoiding major thoroughfares and using residential streets. The commission recently approved closing off parts of Southwest 16th…

Miami-Dade Expressway death sentence stands, for now

Saying the case was not “ripe,” a Leon County circuit judge has denied a request for an injunction to block a bill that would eliminate the Miami-Dade County Expressway Authority…

Ultra Music Festival cash was tied to museum on historic beach

One reason Miami Commissioner Keon Hardemon supported the Ultra Music Festival on Virginia Key was money for the historic black beach and planned museum. One of many promises made by…

Miami Beach debates how many mini-space dwellings to allow

Co-living units are bringing density to North Beach, but exactly how much density is welcome is still up for debate by Miami Beach city commissioners. Co-living units are meant to…

US has repaid Miami-Dade less than $1 million for Irma work

More than 20 months after Hurricane Irma tore into Miami-Dade, the county has spent more than $275 million of its estimated $357 million Irma-related outlays yet has been repaid less…

3% unemployment a record low for Miami-Dade County

Unemployment in Miami-Dade County has dropped to an even 3%, the lowest rate ever for the county, according to US records, and significantly better than the 3.6% national unemployment rate.…

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