Economic Development

Through strategic partnerships and global outreach initiatives, we are expanding business opportunities
and building a diverse economy.
Learn how we're growing Miami-Dade

Available Land & Buildings

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space and other regional data via
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Target Industries

Miami-Dade attracts new business investment in a wide range of sectors. 
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One Community One Goal

The Beacon Council and its Foundation strive to create an economic climate where residents have access to quality opportunities, with a focus on higher paying jobs in target industries. 
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The Beacon Council works to provide Member-Investors with networking opportunities and access to vital research.
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Partnerships

From funding needs and technical assistance to consumer services— our industry partners work with us to help businesses get what they need when they need it.
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Local Business Local Jobs

Our goal is to develop an economy where businesses thrive and residents have access to quality job opportunities.
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One Community One Goal

About OCOG

The purpose of One Community One Goal is to provide Miami-Dade County with a roadmap for its future economic development success.  It offers strategic recommendations aimed at creating an environment where significant job creation occurs with a focus on new higher-paying jobs in target industries.  It is a community-wide effort that provides a unified vision for long-term economic growth in Miami-Dade County.

More than 23,000 Miami-Dade Payroll Jobs added from March 2016 to 2017

(April 21, 2017 – Miami, FL) Miami-Dade experienced a healthy 2 percent job growth or 23,400 payroll jobs from March 2016 to March 2017 across industries with Education and Health Services (8,600) and Professional and Business Services (5,000) leading, according to state figures released Friday.

Miami-Dade Beacon Council Announces New President & CEO

(Miami, FL - April 13, 2017) - The Miami-Dade Beacon Council announces economic development veteran Michael A. Finney to be the organization's new President & CEO effective June 1st. Finney, who has dedicated his 30+ year career to job creation and economic development, becomes the organization's fifth president in its 32-year history as Miami-Dade County's official economic development organization.

Miami-Dade's Employment Numbers Continue to Show Growth

Miami-Dade County's unemployment remained the same as last month at 5.1 percent in February and the county added 1.9 percent payroll jobs from February 2016 to February 2017, according to statistics released Friday.

Miami-Dade Leads the State in Annual Job Growth in Education and Health Services

Miami-Dade County had the highest annual job growth in education and health services (8,100 jobs) compared to other metro areas in Florida from January 2016 to January 2017, according to statistics released March 10.

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