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
our interactive maps. 
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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.

Global Aviation Distributor Expands Adding up to 400 jobs |Expansion retains 600 jobs in Miami-Dade

(Miami, FL) October 26, 2016 - KLX Aerospace Solutions, a global distributor of aerospace fasteners and consumables, announced today that it is expanding its Miami-Dade operations and building new global headquarters with a state of the art distribution center. The expansion adds new aviation sector jobs and substantial capital investments to our County. The decision to stay in Miami-Dade and not move to Memphis or Phoenix retains almost 600 existing jobs and creates more than 100 jobs in the first year of growth and up to 400 new jobs in the future.


**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.