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 […]

Light the Night: The 17th Annual Beacon Awards Celebrate Miami’s Dynamic Innovation & Growth

2019 Beacon Award Recipients Announced (Miami, FL – June 14, 2019) – The Beacon Council Economic Development Foundation, Inc., a 501(C)(3) tax-exempt, not-for-profit organization, is pleased to announce the 2019 Beacon Award Honorees, including the Jay Malina Leadership Honoree. A celebration of the dynamic innovation powering Miami’s growth, Light the Night: The 17th Annual Beacon Awards, […]

27,800 jobs were created in Miami-Dade over the last year while unemployment continues to stay low

April Employment Report Presented by CareerSource The numbers analyzed In April 2019, Miami-Dade County area was the second largest metro area in year-over-year job gains in Florida, following the Orlando-Kissi­­mmee-Sanford area. The County created 27,800 new non-agricultural payroll jobs (not seasonally adjusted), from April 2018 to April 2019, which was a 2.3 percent increase. The […]

Miami-Dade County Created Over 26,300 Jobs in the Last Year

February Employment Report Presented by CareerSource South Florida The numbers analyzed In February 2019, Miami MSA area was the second largest metro area in year-over-the-year job gains in Florida, following Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford area. The County created 26,300 new nonagricultural payroll jobs (not seasonally adjusted), from February 2018 to February 2019 which was a 2.2 percent increase. […]

Job Growth Continues To Be One of The Strongest in The State at 3.9%

January Employment Report Presented by CareerSource South Florida The numbers analyzed In January 2019, Miami MSA area was the second largest metro area in year-over-the-year job gains in Florida, following Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford area. The County created 30,000 new nonagricultural payroll jobs (not seasonally adjusted), from January 2018 to January 2019 which was a 2.5 percent increase. […]

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