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Miami-Dade Beacon Council Announces Spanish Telecommunication Leader Expands Miami-Dade Operations Investing $9 million

December 1, 2016 (Miami, FL) Dec.1, 2016 – Spanish telecommunications giant, Telefonica, is expanding its Miami-Dade operations by adding 20 new high-skilled technology jobs and $9 million in new capital investments to its existing Miami-Dade County data center making it the only Uptime Institute Certified Tier III Facility in South Florida (Certification provides assurances that there […]

Advantage Miami 2017

Category: Investor Library Advantage Miami provides you and your clients/customers with trends and data – economic, demographic, financial, and more, needed to do business in Miami-Dade County and around the world. This year’s magazine features new charts, infographics, and lists to help readers better understand Miami’s most important business advantages. View here. Source: Old Beacon […]

Miami-Dade Mayor Presents Bright Future for Local Economy

Miami-Dade Mayor Presents Bright Future for Local Economy  Newly re-elected Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez presented his vision of the future for the County during the 2016 Installation Ceremony on Nov. 22 held at the Miami-Dade County Auditorium.  “If we don’t have a vibrant economy, we don’t have a transportation problem,” he said. “Transportation issues […]

Miami-Dade Beacon Council Partners with StartUP FIU to Help Grow Local Businesses

Innovation Showcase Connects Entrepreneurs to Corporate Community  Emily Gresham, Co-Founder, StartUP FIU; Jaret L. Davis,  Miami-Dade Beacon Council Chair; Dyan Brasington, Executive Vice President for Economic Development; Sheldon Anderson, Interim President & CEO and Jeff Feldman, Board Member; represented the partnering organizations at the showcase.  More than 200 attendees gathered at STR Miami in the […]

Miami-Dade Tech Company Among Top Florida Companies

Key Lime Interactive Named One of  GrowFL’s 50 Companies to Watch  Sheri Colas-Gervais with the Miami-Dade Beacon Council; Ania Rodriguez, CEO, Key Lime Interactive; and husband Alex Rodriguez, CFO Key Lime Interactive attended the GrowFL event held in Orlando. Key Lime Interactive, with offices in Miami and Brooklyn, New York, is among 50 statewide companies […]

Global Aviation Distributor Expands Adding More than 100 Jobs, Retaining 600 jobs

Economic Development at Work: Global Aviation Distributor Expands Adding More than 100 Jobs  Expansion retains 600 jobs in Miami-Dade KLX Aerospace Solutions, a global distributor of aerospace fasteners and consumables, announced that it is expanding its Miami-Dade operations and building its new global headquarters with a state of the art distribution center in Hialeah. The expansion adds […]

Miami-Dade Beacon Council Annual Meeting Showcases Business Investments

Miami-Dade Beacon CouncilAnnual Meeting Showcases Business Investments in Miami-Dade  2015-16 Chair Ernie Diaz passed the gavel to 2016-17 Chair Jaret Davis during the Annual Meeting held Oct. 13. Outgoing President & CEO Larry K. Williams was also honored during the event. The Miami-Dade Beacon Council Annual Meeting presented year-end accomplishments including job creation and retention statistics, and new […]