Amazon’s HQ2 And The Sunshine Economy

Bob Swindell learned that South Florida made Amazon’s shortlist for its second corporate headquarters like a lot of people – – from a news alert on his phone.

A NEW MISSION 2018 brings opportunity for Miami’s small businesses

A new year gives Black small businesses the opportunity for growth and new connections. With new programs in Miami launching and existing programs amping up their engagement, Black small businesses can use these resources to make this year better than the last.

Weighing in on Miami’s entrepreneurial ecosystem

Two years ago, Cambridge Innovation Center announced it would be expanding to Miami, taking most of the space in the University of Miami Life Science & Technology Park, which is now called Converge Miami. And at that time it made a bold prediction: that it would quickly become a hub for entrepreneurship in Miami.

Miami’s Urban Future

The FIU | Miami Urban Future Initiative released a new report “Miami’s New Urban Crisis” by Richard Florida, author of The New Urban Crisis and Visiting FIU Fellow and Steven Pedigo, Research Director.


Miami Ranks Among Top 12 Cities For Anticipated Tech Hiring In First Half Of 2018

Technology hiring in Miami is expected to start strong in 2018, according to the Robert Half Technology IT Hiring Forecast and Local Trend Report.


A Resilient Miami-Dade Absorbed Powerful Irma

Two weeks after Miami-Dade County commemorated the 25-year anniversary of Hurricane Andrew, the largest natural disaster in U.S. history up to that point, Hurricane Irma threatened Florida, including our community.


Will South Florida’s transit woes doom Amazon HQ2 bid?

South Florida’s bid for Amazon HQ2 has a lot to offer: Zero state-income tax. More than 2,000 daily flights at airports. A multilingual population that could rival Europe’s most diverse nations.


Planning the Future of South Dade

It started promptly at 9 am in the new Conference Center at Zoo Miami. Skipped breakfast, grabbing a cup of coffee then off to work.

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