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

Find land, available commercial
space and other regional data via
our interactive maps. 
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Target Industries

Miami-Dade attracts new business investment in a wide range of sectors. 
Explore the target industries

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. 

In Good Company, With Room for You

The Beacon Council works to provide Member-Investors with networking opportunities and access to vital research.


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.

Local Business Local Jobs

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

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.

Miami-Dade adds 18,600 new jobs since 2015 with cross-sector gains

(Miami, FL - July 22, 2016) - Miami-Dade added 18,600 new jobs from June 2015 to June 2016 with growth in the construction sector leading (13.2 percent), followed by financial service sector (3.7 percent) and professional service sector (3.3 percent) according to statistics released Friday.


Miami-Dade Beacon Council Alert: Brexit impact on Miami-Dade County

The vote in the United Kingdom to leave the European Union and what it could mean for Miami-Dade County

Brazilian-Based Financial Company Chooses Miami-Dade County as Location of First U.S. Office

(Miami, FL - June 20, 2016) - Way Back International Debt Collection's client list reads like a who's who of international businesses. They include: Coca Cola, 3M, Xerox, American Express and Hertz. The company opened its doors in 1991 in Sao Paulo, Brazil to specialize in international debt recovery. Today Way Back International Debt Collection, present in 145 countries, established its first office in the U.S.