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 Employment Numbers Show Yearly Job Growth Across Sectors


(Miami, FL - Oct. 21, 2016) - Miami-Dade added nearly 15,000 jobs (1.3 percent job growth) from September 2015 to September 2016 with growth across industries including the construction sector leading (10.8 percent growth), followed by financial activities sector (3.7 percent) and professional service sector (3.5 percent), according to statistics released Friday.


**Steve Leth

SVP Non Profit, Healthcare, Gov. , Suntrust

Annual Report 2015-2016

Beacon Council Annual Report 2015-16 featuring the past year’s accomplishments, missions and initiatives. Download Here.

Miami-Dade Beacon Council Names 2017 Board of Directors

(Miami, FL) Sept. 29, 2016 -  The Miami-Dade Beacon Council, a public-private partnership whose mission is to increase jobs and investment, announces its 2017 Board of Directors and Officers. The leadership group includes many of Miami's most well-known business leaders and representatives of the community's successful small businesses, and leading government officials.

Assisted Living Management Company Opens National Headquarters adding 150 new jobs and $100,000 in Capital Investments

(Miami, FL) - September 22, 2016 - The leader of Innovation Senior Management (ISM) has seen the Assisted Living and Healthcare sectors grow at a record pace, but with more than 20 years of experience in 23 states, she knows many owners and investors need guidance.