Miami looks to creating trust to help fund The Underline - Nov 16, 2017

In the City of Miami, developers can earn additional floor space and height and other advantages by committing to spend money on public benefits, like constructing a new section of the baywalk or improving a nearby park. In some cases the developer can pay cash into a public benefits fund in lieu of making the improvements. The city employs the...
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Miami condo price reductions in sales just 1.1% from list - Nov 09, 2017

Miami has seen a recent boom in not only condominium construction and sales but also resales. While many buildings are still in the pre-construction or construction stages, there is always a demand for units in existing buildings, observers say. Of the 50 most expensive, prices range from $13.9 million for a 6,120-square-foot unit on Fisher...
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Light at end for tunnel under the Miami River - Oct 26, 2017

New developments should encourage proponents of a tunnel under the Miami River. On Monday, the county’s Transportation Planning Organization (TPO) released a study by Doral-based Atkins engineering firm. The study for the TPO, dated August, said in part, “The potential impact of the Miami River tunnel is significant in terms of relief...
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Water Taxi Miami looking to expand - Oct 26, 2017

 After adding a new stop at Purdy Avenue this year, Water Taxi Miami is looking to expand its water-borne transportation service by adding new stops in Brickell and Brickell Key.“We added a new stop at Purdy Avenue earlier this year during the beginning of 2017,” said Jessica Hernandez, manager at Water Taxi Miami. “Right...
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Swire lease cement police office in Brickell City Centre - Sep 26, 2017

Miami police will have an office in Brickell City Centre now that city commissioners have approved a lease with the management company of the vast development. Swire Properties is developing the multi-block project and last year opened phase one, which includes residential towers, offices, hotel rooms and a 500,000-square-foot shopping center. The...
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Miami police due to get an office in Brickell City Centre - Sep 14, 2017

Miami police will have an office in Brickell City Centre if city commissioners approve a lease with the management company of the vast development. Swire Properties is developing the multi-block project and last year opened phase one, which includes residential towers, offices, hotel rooms and a 500,000-square-foot shopping center. The proposed...
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Park(ing) Day Miami to put parks in parking spaces - Aug 31, 2017

Following a successful event last year, the Urban Impact Lab is once again organizing Park(ing) Day Miami, in which contestants vie to create the most imaginative mini-park in a parking space of their choice on Friday, Sept. 15, between 10 a.m. and 8 p.m. “The mission of Park(ing) Day is to call attention to the need for more urban open...
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