Entries by TereGarcia

Miami-Dade County Proposes Homestead Air Reserve Base as Site for U.S. Space Command Headquarters

On May 14, 2020, the United States Air Force announced an open bidding process to select the future location of U.S. Space Command Headquarters (USSPACECOM). Established in December 2019, USSPACECOM is designed to focus on defending U.S. interests in Space. Provisional headquarters are located at Peterson Air Force Base in Colorado Springs, Colorado, with plans to move to a permanent location in the next five years. With the endorsement of Governor Ron DeSantis, Miami-Dade County is one of eight qualified communities in the State of Florida selected for the Basing Evaluation Phase of the bidding process for USSPACECOM’s permanent headquarters.

January 2020 Employment Report

January 2020 Miami-Dade County Jobs Data Presented by: NOTE FROM THE MIAMI-DADE BEACON COUNCIL: In order to effectively re-calibrate the previous year’s data and establish benchmarks, January Unemployment Rates are reported in […]

My Advantage Miami

Riding in Style from Kendall to Brickell: Adventures of a First Time Train Commuter By: Tere Garcia What if there was a solution to the morning commute? Well there is, […]

Be Red Cross Ready this Hurricane Season

2017 was an unprecedented year for the American Red Cross. We responded to six major disasters in only 60 days; we provided support for Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, Maria and Nate; and responded to the Las Vegas shooting and the California wildfires.

One Community One Goal 2018 Report to the Community-Program

The Miami-Dade Beacon Council, the county’s official public-private economic development partnership, is pleased to announce the recipient of the prestigious 2018 Jay Malina Award is Adolfo Henriques. A respected businessman and community leader and longtime banker in Miami, he currently serves as Vice Chairman of The Related Group and Chairman of the Board of Gibraltar Private Bank & Trust after holding numerous positions at many of Miami’s most recognizable financial institutions.