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What's Up With Watson Island?

Biscayne Times | John Dorschner | Posted 12.13.2014 | Miami

For the past 80 years, developers and politicians have offered grand dreams for Watson Island -- theme parks, a statute of Christopher Columbus bigger...

Here's How Baylink Might (Finally) Be Funded

Miami Herald | Glenn Garvin | Posted 07.09.2014 | Miami

It won’t be cheap, maybe not pretty, and there’s no money available to pay for it right now, local officials backing a passenger rail link between...

Controversial Project Plans Finally Revealed

Miami Herald | ANDRES VIGLUCCI | Posted 07.01.2014 | Miami

After eight years of planning and delays, developers of the Miami World Center mega-development submitted detailed plans Monday for a massive shopping...

Out of the Slump and Into the Future

Biscayne Times | Erik Bojnansky | Posted 08.20.2014 | Miami

The development slump is over. Banks are lending again, cautiously, and property owners are once again flooding Miami City Commission agendas with app...

'Why Would The City Subsidize A Private Developer?'

Miami Herald | Nadege Green | Posted 05.09.2014 | Miami

A 13-year-old plan to develop Miami’s premier waterfront site, Watson Island, is once again being the given the green light after years of delays....

County Mayor: Not The Port!

Miami Herald | Patricia Mazzei | Posted 05.06.2014 | Miami

Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez upended the negotiations with David Beckham and his investors Monday by proposing that the group consider build...

Miami's Poor Live On $11 A Day As Boom Widens Wealth Gap

Posted 05.02.2014 | Miami

As the luxury bus ferried a dozen of his clients past building sites, Miami property consultant Peter Zalewski rattled off names of 50 area high-rises...

Fight Wages Over Port Stadium

The Miami Herald | Patricia Mazzei | Posted 05.01.2014 | Miami

Depending on who’s talking, David Beckham’s proposed Major League Soccer stadium at PortMiami is either a “land grab” by the retired English f...

Miami Gives Up Three Streets To Developer

Miami Herald | ANDRES VIGLUCCI | Posted 04.25.2014 | Miami

Miami commissioners enthusiastically agreed Thursday to turn over sections of three downtown streets to the developers of the multi-block Miami Worldc...

LOOK: The Stadium Beckham Wants To Build In Miami

Posted 03.24.2014 | Sports

David Beckham is gunning for a prime piece of Miami real estate on which to build a soccer stadium for his MLS expansion team -- and to help smooth th...

Miami Development Plans Stopped By Outcry Over Manatees

Reuters | Posted 05.15.2014 | Green

By Ashley Powers MIAMI, March 15 (Reuters) - The riverbank that hugs this city's downtown has in recent years sprouted flashy rows of ...

The Streets of Miami: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (PHOTOS)

Marianne Cusato | Posted 03.30.2014 | Miami
Marianne Cusato

Great streets make great places. Lousy streets result in clogged traffic and lower property values. While street design feels like a technical matter ...

Miami Beach Wants To Do It All Over Again, And A Developer Is Pissed

| Posted 01.25.2014 | Miami

This article courtesy of Miami New Times. By Michael Miller Miami Beach's starchitect-designed convention center is dead. And we have killed it....

Can This Be South Florida's Future?

Sun Sentinel | Doreen Hemlock | Posted 03.17.2014 | Miami

Come 2060, a larger share of Southeast Florida residents will live in walkable districts linked to railroads, trolleys, bike rentals and other transpo...

Genting's New Casino Plan Is Flush With Problems

Sun Sentinel | Nick Sortal | Posted 03.14.2014 | Miami

A Hallandale Beach pari-mutuel and an international gambling giant have become partners in a new casino endeavor, but if their chances were quantified...

Genting Reveals New Plans For Former Herald Site

Miami Herald | Mary Ellen Klas | Posted 01.23.2014 | Miami

Genting Resorts World announced Monday that it wants to stake its fortunes on a scaled-back, slots-only resort on the Miami waterfront, a suggestion t...

Should It Be Little Haiti -- Or Lemon City?

Posted 03.09.2014 | Miami

Haitian Creole is a mixture of French and various West African languages. It’s the most widely spoken language in Haiti, yet French remains the offi...

Look What Happened To Miami Beach

Posted 12.23.2013 | Miami

Remember when Miami Beach was affordable? After "Miami Vice" captured the nation's attention and just before Madonna and the supermodels hit the d...

LOOK: The Most Insane Health Amenities In Miami?

Posted 01.23.2014 | Miami

The new Miami residential tower arms race has expanded to your biceps. As cranes dot the skyline again and developers ramp up amenities in competi...

Can Downtown Doral Be A Thing?

El Nuevo Herald | Ina Paiva Cordle | Posted 12.16.2013 | Miami

In the western outskirts of Miami-Dade County, a sophisticated new urban center is taking shape, complete with several luxury condominium towers, town...

LOOK: Miami May Build Its Own 'Eiffel Tower'

Posted 01.25.2014 | Miami

What if New York had no Empire State Building? Seattle had no Space Needle? Paris lacked an Eiffel Tower? Miami's tired of being naked like that. A...

Huge Ruling For Midtown Walmart

Miami Herald | Charles Rabin | Posted 01.25.2014 | Miami

After more than two years of bitter debate between advocates of Walmart and opponents who said the world's largest retailer will suck the life out of ...

Midtown Walmart Vote Is Tonight, And This Email Won't Help

Miami New Times | Michael Miller | Posted 01.25.2014 | Miami

Tonight, city council members will decide the fate of one of Miami's most divisive issues: Walmart's bid to build a big-box store in midtown. The m...

What's Really Going On With Liquor Licenses In Wynwood?

Crespogram Report | Al Crespo | Posted 12.09.2013 | Miami

I must begin by apologizing. I have wanted for some time to write about the gentrification process that has been going on in Wynwood, but have be...

Walmart Wins

The Miami Herald | Charles Rabin | Posted 12.03.2013 | Miami

A Miami zoning board denied an appeal by a group of activists Wednesday to stop giant retailer Walmart from building in Midtown Miami, all but guarant...