Introducing Business Continuity Initiative for the 2018 Hurricane Season

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.

November Employment Report: 13,900 jobs were created in Miami-Dade last month while unemployment rate continues to stay low during the holiday season

Miami-Dade County’s economy remains in good standing with the creation of 13,900 nonagricultural payroll jobs reflecting a 1.2% increase since October 2017. According to the November’s U.S Department of Labor report 27,100 jobs have been created since November 2016, a 2.3% increase. Leading the way in job creations are manufacturing, wholesale trade, transportation, warehouse and leisure and hospitality sectors.

Adolfo Henriques to receive the 2018 Jay Malina Award at the 16th Annual Beacon Awards

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.

October Employment Report: Miami-Dade County creates nearly 28,000 new jobs in the past year

Miami-Dade County’s October unemployment rate decreased to 4.5%, a full 1% lower than the previous year due in large part to the County’s 27,900 new nonagricultural payroll jobs from October 2016 to October 2017. This is the third largest increase of new jobs among counties in Florida. Additionally, the County saw wages increase from $50,596 in the first quarter of 2016 to $54,732 one year later.

Miami-Dade Beacon Council combines its 2017-2018 Annual Meeting & Key Ceremony

The Miami-Dade Beacon Council, the official public-private economic development partnership, is pleased to announce this year’s achievements during the 2017-2018 Annual Meeting & Key Ceremony. This year’s event, is a celebration of Miami-Dade’s economic development initiatives and results, which focus on job creation and capital investment.

September Employment Report: Miami- Dade County Continues to See Unemployment Rate Drop Despite Recent Storm Activities

Miami- Dade County continues to maintain low unemployment rates, experiencing a 0.3 percentage point decrease from August 2017. Even with “weathering” Hurricane Irma, Miami-Dade County’s 4.6 unemployment rate is the lowest since the 2008 recession, highlighting the county’s resiliency.

Just Fearless Shows Women Entrepreneurs How to Go Global

Founder and Managing Director Kisha Mays opened Just Fearless to change the lives of women and their families by providing a resource to expand their business.  By using their global marketing knowledge and resources, Mays and her team have developed a system that will show women how to expand their businesses into other countries.

Miami-Dade Added Nearly 19,000 Jobs in April as Unemployment Rate Dipped to 5 percent

Media Contact: Maria Camacho mcamacho@beaconcouncil.com (305) 579-1341 (Miami) Miami-Dade added 18,700 new payroll jobs in the past year and unemployment decreased to 5 percent in April, from 5.4 percent the previous month, according to statistics released Friday. “We’re encouraged as we continue to see year-over-year job growth across sectors,” said Jaap Donath, Ph.D., Senior Vice President, […]

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