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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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. 

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

One Community One Goal provides Miami-Dade County with a roadmap for its future economic development success. It is a community-wide effort that provides a unified vision to create an environment where significant job creation occurs with a focus on new higher-paying jobs in seven target industries.

Miami-Dade's Employment Numbers Show Growth in Key Sectors

Miami, FL - (November 20, 2015) - Miami-Dade's unemployment rate dipped to 5.9 percent in October, down from 6.3 last month, according to statistics released Friday.

New Initiatives Yield Strong Results for Beacon Council Committees

(Miami, FL - Nov. 18, 2015) - The Beacon Council's industry and community-based committees shared positive progress and results in support of the organization's mission to increase jobs and investment by marketing Miami-Dade County, growing local businesses and helping shape the community's economic future.

Downtown Miami accelerator adds new firm

Downtown Miami's Venture Hive accelerator is getting a new and relatively large IT firm as a member. Net Reviews, the French web company behind "," is opening at the sharespace.

The company is coming in with a promise to create 22 direct jobs within three years.

French IT company opens U.S.-Latin America office in Miami

The Beacon Council announced that Net Reviews, a France-based IT company opened an office at Venture Hive in downtown Miami to servic

MIAMI and SAN DIEGO to Host 21st Annual International Real Estate Congress; 50 Foreign Delegates To Attend, New Foreign Buyer Research To Be Released

The MIAMI Association of REALTORS® (MIAMI) and the Greater San Diego Association of REALTORS® (SDAR) will co-present the 21st annual International Real Estate Congress on Nov. 8-11 in Miami and San Diego. About 50 foreign delegates from fifteen different countries along with 400 U.S.

Beacon Council announces job growth results for fiscal 2015

The Beacon Council said its economic development activity created 1,936 direct jobs and brought $412 million in new capital investment in Miami-Dade County for the fiscal year ended Sept. 30.

Beacon Council goes back to the future

Source: South Florida Business Journal

It was "Back to the Future" for the Beacon Council on Wednesday afternoon, as the economic development organization celebrated 30 years of bringing opportunity to Miami-Dade County.