March 06, 2019

Miami Today | NY mission strikes gold with an immediate catch

A New York City recruiting trip last week by the Beacon Council, the Greater Miami Convention and Visitors Bureau and Miami’s Downtown Development Authority was so successful that one new company has already committed to Miami and another “has expressed great interes,” said James Kohnstamm, Beacon Council senior vice president for economic development. To read […]

February 27, 2019

Miami Today | Pilot program still awaited in effort to unclog bridge traffic

There’s an apparent cease-fire in the battle between Miami’s Downtown Development Authority and the US Coast Guard and the Florida Department of Transportation to enforce (and possibly expand) lock-down times for the Brickell Avenue Bridge. To read the entire article from the Miami Today, please click here.

February 20, 2019

SFBJ | Media company opens international HQ in downtown Miami

Viacom International Media Network (VIMN) Americas made downtown Miami its new home. Miami Mayor Francis Suarez, Miami Downtown Development Authority (DDA) Executive Director Alyce Robertson, VIMN Americas president Pierluigi Gazzolo and VIMN Americas Executive Vice President and COO Juan Acosta were present at a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Feb. 20 to inaugurate the media company’s new […]

February 14, 2019

Forbes | Six Reasons Everyone Is Moving To Brickell

Move over, South Beach. Miami’s downtown core is one of the fastest-growing destinations in the country. Florida’a population is growing at a rate of 900 people per day, second in the country only behind Texas. Within Florida, Brickell is the hotspot, with the most new construction condos, and nearly tripling its population between 2000 and […]

January 30, 2019

Miami Today | Downtown to help fund Underdeck, a new park under I-395

Directors of Miami’s Downtown Development Authority voted Friday to commit $50,000 to the development of the open space under I-395 as the underdeck, a linear park that is meant to be a community gathering place. To read the entire article from the Miami Today, please click here.

January 25, 2019

MiamiAgent Magazine | This Week in Miami Real Estate: Downtown growth, scholarship funds and more

In areas like Brickell and the city’s central business district, a flood of gleaming new skyscrapers have helped attract more residents to Miami’s urban core. A report from the Miami Downtown Development Authority released this week confirms that major corporations are now focusing their attention on downtown as well. To read the entire article from […]

January 17, 2019

CoStar | New Downtown Apartment Tower Stands Out Amid Miami’s Rental Construction Boom

Miami Worldcenter, a skyline-altering development in downtown Miami, has achieved the first of five milestones planned this year with the completion of a new 43-story apartment tower. To read the entire article from CoStar, please click here.

January 09, 2019

Daily Business Review | Downtown Miami: No Longer 9 To 5

Perhaps it is not surprising the area’s office market is changing but it may be news to some that downtown’s population now of 250,000 has helped it evolve from a daytime business market into a 24-hour, live-work-play city. To read the entire article from the Daily Business Review, please click here.

September 24, 2018

Daily Business | South Florida Multifamily Market Trending Toward Apartments After Years of Condo Focus

Across South Florida, sales of apartment buildings dipped this year — yet multifamily remains one of the strongest property types, a market study found. Click here to read the entire article from the Daily Business

September 20, 2018 | Miami’s Condo Market is Winding Down. But There Are Exceptions

MIAMI–The once-hot Miami condo market generally continues to wind down with a few exceptions — such as the recent sale of an upper penthouse at CMC Group’s Brickell Flatiron tower for a record-breaking $13.2 million, the highest price paid for a condo in the submarket since 2007, according to a report. Click here to read […]

September 18, 2018

S. FL Business Journal | Condo resale prices slip in downtown Miami as new condo construction slows

The steady decline in condo resale prices and swelling inventory levels in downtown Miami have discouraged developers from launching new projects, according to the mid-year 2018 report from the Miami Downtown Development Authority. Click here to head the entire article from the S. Florida Business Journal.

September 13, 2018

The Real Deal | The end is near: Downtown Miami’s condo cycle will likely end this year, report shows

After a more than eight-year run that changed the Magic City’s skyline, Greater Downtown Miami’s condo cycle is likely nearing the end. Click here to read the entire article from The Real Deal.

September 12, 2018

Miami Today | $1.7 million wayfinding system downtown funded, set to go

How to get from Point A to Point B – wayfinding – is a valuable system to have in a large and growing city. Click here to read the entire article from Miami Today.

June 04, 2018

Bloomberg | Fund Managers Are Ditching Wall Street for Florida

Florida’s long-running effort to lure Wall Street hotshots is gaining traction thanks to a provision in the federal tax law that hits residents of high-tax states. Click here to read the full article from Bloomberg.

May 16, 2018

Bis Now | Never Mind South Beach Miami’s Downtown Is Undergoing A Multibillion Dollar Transformation

In 2010, when LeBron James announced during a televised ESPN special that he would be “taking his talents to South Beach” and joining the Miami Heat, Floridians chuckled, because while South Beach is the main tourist drag on a barrier island, the Heat’s stadium is actually located across a causeway, on the mainland in downtown […]

May 15, 2018

Fast Company | Can this new privately funded train reshape transit in Florida

Every weekday, Mike Kovensky of Delray Beach, Florida, wakes up at 4:30 a.m. and drives 50 miles to Miami, where he runs sales and marketing for the InterContinental Hotel. “So what I do is I come to the hotel, work out, shower, and get ready here,” Kovensky says. “Because if I do that all at […]

May 14, 2018

Miami Herald | Heres one idea to relieve downtown traffic Dig a tunnel under the Miami River

The Miami River is one of the city’s great unsung assets. But traversing the waterway gets more problematic by the year as downtown continues to grow at a vertigo-inducing pace. Click here to read the full article from the Miami Herald.

February 27, 2019

Miami Today | Redevelopment of Flagler Street a waiting game once more

The long-delayed redevelopment of Flagler Street between the Dade County Courthouse and Biscayne Boulevard appears to be a waiting game again, but its one that stakeholders say will result in a better product. To read the entire article from the Miami Today, please click here.