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South Florida wages rise trails national average

Both wages and salaries and the broader figure of total compensation costs rose far more slowly in South Florida than in the nation as a whole over the 12-month period that ended June 30, a…

Investments, upgrades spur Brickell boom

Brickell’s real estate boom is continuing to change the face of the financial hub, with more aging structures in line for demolition to make way for new towers, investors reaching…

Business goes down drain without sewers

Business goes down drain without sewers

Areas without sewer connections in commercial zones are flushing away potential property tax revenue they would create with the right infrastructure, would-be investors say. Sewer systems would mean more buildings,…

Miami-Dade moving into red light camera realm

Miami-Dade County published a draft online last week of what will later be a formal solicitation for vendors who would install red light cameras and manage the county’s system. “We…

Sony Open expansion tangles in courts

Sony Open expansion tangles in courts

First it was Bruce Matheson. Now it’s local tennis players and others who are at odds with promoters of the annual Sony Open pro tennis tournament on Key Biscayne. A…

California hedge fund Miami dreamin’

A California hedge fund using the secretive alias Confidential Project: Ludwig is looking at moving its base to Coconut Grove, bringing 25 jobs averaging $100,000 salary. But the company is…

State OKs huge multi-use project

The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity has granted a land use change at the former Westview Country Club’s site, approved by the Miami-Dade County Commission last year, that allows a…

International use up 18% at Fort Lauderdale airport

International use up 18% at Fort Lauderdale airport

International traffic has grown 18% at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport between 2008 and 2012, the latest data show, thanks to Broward County’s diverse population and the airport’s success at attracting…

Miami Beach-Miami rail line plans revived

Miami Beach-Miami rail line plans revived

Greater Miami transportation officials are reviving plans for a “rapid transit connection” between Miami and Miami Beach. The Miami-Dade Metropolitan Planning Organization, or MPO, is studying options for a beach-to-mainland…

Businesses fight annexations, tax hits

Business owners in a proposed annexation area say they don’t want to become part of Opa-locka as the city moves to expand its boundaries. They’re circulating a petition addressed to…