Miami’s sports landscape has changed quite a bit over the past quarter-century. We’ve seen teams, stadiums, and superstars come and go. And through it all, the Sony Open has held its position among the world’s top tennis tournaments.
Submitted by Aaron Gordon on Fri, 08/31/2012 - 12:07pm
The Magic City has hosted NFL Super Bowls, ocean races that circumvent the planet, international art fairs, and just about everything in between. The one glaring omission from this list: the Olympics. Granted, we haven’t deserved an Olympiad in the past, but the last decade has seen Miami become more global, more urban, more of an economic powerhouse, and more respected on the world stage.
Submitted by Aaron Gordon on Thu, 07/26/2012 - 2:07pm
“This is more than a shot in the arm, it’s an atom bomb,” declares Tadd Schwartz, a downtown promoter. Schwartz and the DDA want to use the increased foot traffic to lure a major retailer such as Apple, Houston’s, or the ESPN zone sports bars to the neighborhood.
"This recession will present an opportunity to get creative in how you market and build your business," said Tadd Schwartz. "It's an ideal time to concentrate on staying in front of the right audiences and building your professional network so that you'll hit the ground running once we emerge from this crisis."
Recognizing that a truly international city requires a diverse economy capable of riding out down cycles, Miami is now turning to the life sciences and biotechnology sector as the proverbial “third-leg” of the economic stool – with the region’s proximity to the Americas playing a key role in that plan. At the center of this ‘big bet on biotech’ is the University of Miami Life Science & Technology Park (UMLSTP), a state-of-the-art research complex underway in Miami’s Health District.
Submitted by Anonymous on Thu, 11/04/2010 - 6:02am
In today’s Wall Street Journal, reporter Robbie Whelan takes a look at the new Florida condo bill that should ease the legal path for investors looking to absorb excess condo inventory in bulk purchases. Attorney and co-author of the legislation, Mark Grant with Ruden McClosky, who is attributed in the article, believes this bill can help advance market recovery by protecting bulk buyers from carrying financial burdens of developers, encouraging sales at higher prices, and providing condo associations with stronger tools to collect assessments from delinquent owners.
Submitted by Anonymous on Wed, 07/07/2010 - 11:18am