October 2019 Employment Report

In October 2019, Miami-Dade County had the highest number of non-agricultural payroll jobs in county history at  1,233,700. The numbers analyzed In October 2019, Miami-Dade County area was the third largest metro area in year-over-the-year job gains in Florida, following Orlando-Kissi­­mmee-Sanford and the Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater areas. The County created 23,600 new nonagricultural payroll jobs (not […]

September 2019 Employment Report

The numbers analyzed In September 2019, Miami-Dade County area was the second largest metro area in year-over-the-year job gains in Florida, following the Orlando-Kissi­­mmee-Sanford area. The County created 29,100 new nonagricultural payroll jobs (not seasonally adjusted), from September 2018 to September 2019 which was a 2.4 percent increase. The highest job creation occurred in Education […]

August 2019 Employment Report

The numbers analyzed In August 2019, Miami-Dade County area was the second largest metro area in year-over-the-year job gains in Florida, following the Orlando-Kissi­­mmee-Sanford area. The County created 28,500 new nonagricultural payroll jobs (not seasonally adjusted), from August 2018 to August 2019 which was a 2.4 percent increase. The highest job creation occurred in Education […]

The Beacon Council Foundation to Host One Community One Goal Report to the Community

Marcelo Claure, CEO of SoftBank Group International, to Keynote   WHAT:          2019 Report to The Community          The Future Of…Work| Talent| Collaboration| Community See How Miami-Dade Powers Innovation ** Updated 2019 One Community One Goal data to be shared at event. OCOG Miami Dade County achievements since 2012: Helped create 171,855 […]

The Miami-Dade Beacon Council Announces Upcoming Transitions, Promotions and New Hires

Dyan Brasington retires as Executive Vice President of Economic Development; James Kohnstamm named successor (Miami, FL) August 14, 2019 –  The Miami-Dade Beacon Council, the County’s official public-private economic development partnership, announced that Dyan Brasington has officially retired as the organization’s Executive Vice President of Economic Development. James Kohnstamm, formerly Senior Vice President of Economic Development, has been promoted to Executive […]

Sheldon T. Anderson and Nitin R. Motwani Named New Co‐Chairs of The Miami-Dade Beacon Council’s One Community One Goal Initiative

First Access Breakfast as Co-Chairs to be held on August 27th (Miami, FL) August 8, 2019 – The Miami‐Dade Beacon Council, the County’s official public‐private economic development partnership, and The Beacon Council Economic Development Foundation are pleased to announce that Sheldon T. Anderson and Nitin R. Motwani will be joining Miami‐Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez as […]

Miami-Dade County Unemployment Rate has been lower than the United States Unemployment Rate for the Last Eight Months

June Employment Report Presented by CareerSource The numbers analyzed   In June 2019, Miami-Dade County area was the third largest metro area in year-over-the-year job gains in Florida, following the Orlando-Kissi­­mmee-Sanford and Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater areas. The County created 24,900 new nonagricultural payroll jobs (not seasonally adjusted), from June 2018 to June 2019 which was a […]

Florida’s Top Government Officials Join Meggitt for Global Aftermarket Center of Excellence Grand Opening

MIAMI, FL—July 16, 2019-  The latest indication of Florida’s status of being an international aviation hub comes from aerospace giant Meggitt PLC with their Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) center of excellence by celebrating its grand opening with their new facility expansion in Miami-Dade County. Meggitt has invested close to $8 million in expanding an […]

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