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Miami Herald

Hundreds of new jobs coming to South Florida courtesy of GameStop

As many as 500 new jobs are coming to Broward County courtesy of GameStop. The video game giant announced Monday it was building a new call center and operations hub in Pembroke Pines, in part to locate resources closer to GameStop’s new South Florida-based brain trust. Starting salaries for the...

Developers Have Their Eye on 'Historically Underdeveloped' Hallandale Beach

Hallandale Beach has caught the attention of real estate developers as more projects continue to revitalize the area. Despite being surrounded by high-income and highly-populated areas such as nearby Aventura, Sunny Isles Beach and Golden Beach, Hallandale needs a lot of work, according to Grupo Eco real estate developer Daniel Chaberman.

MiamiCoin generated $2K every 10 minutes for the city, says mayor

Miami Mayor Francis Suarez has been celebrating the success of a recent initiative to fund municipal projects through the proceeds of a city-specific crypto protocol built atop the Bitcoin (BTC) blockchain. On Sept. 13, Miami’s city commissioners voted to accept funds generated by a new cryptocurrency, MiamiCoin, which was launched...

Marcus & Millichap Brokers $4M Sale of Apartment Property in Miami Beach

MIAMI BEACH, FLA. — Marcus & Millichap has brokered the $4 million sale of Abbott Arms, a 25-unit apartment property located in Miami Beach. Evan Kristol and Felipe Echarte of Marcus & Millichap had the exclusive listing to market the property on behalf of the seller, Richard Shindler, the Trustee of Abbott Arms Trust. The buyer was not disclosed. Abbott Arms is made up on two separate properties that will be combined into one.

Foreclosure lawsuit targets DoubleTree hotel near Miami International Airport

The owner of the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel & Miami Airport Convention Center allegedly hasn’t made mortgage payments since April 2020. So now the lender is looking to collect nearly $33 million in outstanding debt. The lender, a commercial mortgage-backed securities trust represented by an affiliate of Miami-based Rialto Capital...

Osaka restaurant space in Brickell sells for $6M

A commercial space leased to the Peruvian restaurant Osaka traded hands for $5.9 million. North Miami-based Lizmar International sold the 5,040-square-foot space to Speed Plaza, a Florida company led by Carlos Tovar and Luis Meir. The two commercial condos at 1300 Brickell Bay Drive in Miami are on the ground floor of the condo tower Brickell House. The restaurant has an additional roughly 800-square-foot terrace.
Miami Herald

Financial scene grows in Brickell with arrival of two new firms

Brickell continues to attract new office tenants — and one expert says it’s just the beginning. The Manhattan-based financial adviser firm Legend Advance Funding and the Madrid-based renewable energy investment company Matrix Renewables signed office leases in Brickell, according to Colliers Director Tyler de la Peña. Colliers oversees office leasing activity for Gatsby Enterprises, the landlord, at the 14-story 800 Brickell — the building where both firms signed leases.
South Florida Times

Online minority business offered at MDC

Miami, Fla. – The U.S. Department of Commerce, Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) Business Center, operated in Florida by M. Gill & Associates, Inc. has partnered with Miami Dade College to help put business skills on a fast track with the MBDA Capacity Building Certificate Program. The online Fall term...

Future unclear for planned $4 billion mega-mall in Florida

Doing just a fraction of the business that its developer had projected, a recently opened New Jersey mega-mall is hemorrhaging red ink, raising questions about the viability of an even larger shopping complex and amusement center planned by the same company in South Florida. Nearly two years after opening, the so-far disappointing financial performance of the American Dream mega-mall and ...

Check out these Miami homes on the market

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NSF awards FIU grant to increase diversity in materials engineering field

FIU is one of eight U.S. universities that NSF is investing in to strengthen partnerships and collaboration between minority-serving institutions and leading research facilities. The National Science Foundation has awarded FIU nearly $4 million to increase diversity and promote greater inclusion of underrepresented minority groups and women in cutting-edge materials...

Silicon Valley Bank Opens Miami Office

Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) has established a physical presence in Miami, Florida, with a team of bankers poised to home in on Florida’s “dynamic” innovation sector. The team will focus on early-stage start-up companies and will add to the bank’s existing range of commercial banking, private banking, and wealth management services provided to technology and life sciences companies and their investors, according to SVB.

Nominees announced for Tourism Professional of the Year Award

This slideshow requires JavaScript. The nominees for the 30th Annual South Florida Tourism Professional of the Year Award to be presented on September 30th have just been announced. The distinguished nominees are:. Steve Adkins, Miami Dade Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce ; Rolando Aedo, Greater Miami Convention & Visitors...