Miami to get a free fire station in Brickell - Jul 19, 2017

Miami will get a free state-of-the-art fire station in a public-private partnership to join properties on Southwest Second Avenue in Brickell. City commissioners on July 13 directed City Manager Daniel Alfonso to cut a deal in which the city and Southside Place LLC consolidate properties to permit Southside to provide benefits that include a fire...
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Hyatt lease tied to Brickell tunnel staging area - Jul 19, 2017

If the Hyatt hotel and adjacent Knight Convention Center downtown are razed for redevelopment, part of the high-profile riverfront site could become a staging area to dig a Brickell tunnel under the river. That’s just one of many possibilities considered now that city officials and Hyatt reps are renegotiating a lease extension of the...
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Firms join in public transportation move with rides, credits - Jul 05, 2017

Some Miami-Dade businesses are joining efforts by residential developers and local government to help alleviate the county’s traffic woes by making it easier for their employees to use public transportation. Yet practices that cater to the city’s car culture, some say, make switching to mass transit impractical. TotalBank provides a...
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Pan American Sports Organization set to open in Miami - Jun 27, 2017

The Pan American Sports Organization (PASO), now being referred to as PanamSports, is set to open offices in Miami in July. “Miami has become the de facto meeting place for PASO and the International Olympic Committee (IOC), without a doubt,” said Ralph Garcia-Toledo, director of the Miami-Dade Exploratory Committee to secure the...
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Retail buzz surrounds Brickell City Centre - Jun 20, 2017

When it comes to the retail sector, much of the buzz surrounds Brickell City Centre and its retail component, which opened late last year. “Drop a pin on Brickell City Centre and you can see the ripples going out, all around the Miami River,” said Robert Granda, a director of Franklin Street of Fort Lauderdale. He points to the Nexus...
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Riverfront revival in Miami targets hotel, convention center - Jun 13, 2017

A variety of stakeholders have their eyes set on a riverfront revival in Miami. These interests are converging now and could lead to a new and vibrant riverfront downtown that could see a revived hotel and convention center, expanded and improved public riverwalk, and a renovated and reopened Fort Dallas Park.  For complete article,...
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Drive on to reopen lane of Brickell Avenue Bridge - Jun 08, 2017

Officials with the Miami River Commission want the Florida Department of Transportation to restore one northbound lane of traffic to the Brickell Avenue Bridge. This is just one of a dozen ideas assembled by the commission to keep cars moving on Brickell Avenue and keep ships moving on the Miami River. River commission members and others are...
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