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100 ‘great’ affordable housing ideas offer county multiple paths

The county will soon have access to 100 new ideas to help increase access to affordable housing in Miami-Dade. Radical Partners, a social impact accelerator, hosted a “100 Great Ideas…

3,400 Miami hotel projects with 5,900 rooms ready to rise in 2018

More hotels seem destined to rise in Miami and room supply growth isn’t slowing, according to STR, a data and analytics specialist, in a report giving Miami’s hotel industry a…

CocoWalk’s east side office building next piece of puzzle to rise

With construction of the retail space on the western half of CocoWalk already underway, Michael Comras, president and CEO of the Comras Co., which was part of the venture that…

Miami-Dade averages 17% of county workers absent every day

An average of 17% of Miami-Dade County employees are absent from work at all times, a report issued last week by Mayor Carlos Giménez reveals. The report, requested by Commissioner…

Miami-Dade County looks to set up independent salaries team

After 13 failed attempts over decades to raise Miami-Dade commission salaries, commissioners are looking into an independent pay commission to set salaries for the mayor and commissioners, to amend the…

Downtown salivates as tax bill points dagger at Northeast

Miami’s Downtown Development Authority has a new weapon in its arsenal to help recruit financial services firms from the Northeast to Miami: the Republican tax plan. While nothing was official…

Uncomfortable commissioners punt on setting county mayor’s pay

Two weeks ago Mayor Carlos Giménez asked Miami-Dade commissioners to look into his salary and establish a new process for how future mayors’ salaries would be set. After an almost…

Chamber accord with Chinese city may lead to mission there

The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, which recently welcomed the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade and the Dalian Chamber of Commerce as part of its effort to…

Miami talks of developing its own affordable housing

Newly-elected City Commissioner Joe Carollo thinks Miami ought to have a housing authority funded by developers in order to build its own affordable housing. The idea surfaced Dec. 14 at…

Miami OKs micro-unit residences near transit nodes

Miami city commissioners have altered the zoning code to encourage affordable housing development, voting to allow micro-sized residential units near transit hubs. The ordinance was sponsored by Francis Suarez, former…

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