Posts involving business and culture in the city.
Wynwood Scrapes the Sky, ignores the ground.
New towers in Wynwood are rapidly changing the landscape of this formerly low lying industrial district. Ground infrastructure, however, is being left out of the equation.
Opportunity Knocks in Miami’s “Opportunity Zones”
Miami Dade County has 68 designated opportunity zones that offer tax incentives if developers hold onto them for 10+ years. Let's take a look at this program and what the unintended consequences may be.
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Finding the Magic No. 9 in the Magic City
In a fight for the soul of Little Haiti, the cracks are beginning to show in the City of Miami's Special Area Plan Process.
Learning from the closing of Wynwood Yard
Wynwood Yard and O Cinema are closing to make way for a 189 unit apartment building. While it may feel like the loss of something special, it is a winning test case for projects like it across the city and …
3 City Owned Properties, 3 Proposals, and 3 Votes for Miami
3 city-owner properties up for big changes on the ballot this election cycle.
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My 362 Days in Miami Permitting
Permitting should not take longer than construction, but, in the city of Miami, that's exactly how long it takes.
Lackluster Plans for North Beach Land
Miami Beach is missing a chance to think outside the box, and is at risk of underplaying some of their most valuable cards.
Brightline Connects South Florida
Arbitrage and densification opportunities abundant as the only privately owned US Rail arrives in Miami.
Boundaries or Arteries?
On May 6th, I will be hosting a free walking tour, discussing the history of development in Downtown Miami around the River, the Train Tracks, and the Highway. We will also look to the future and see these infrastructures as …
The Many Hubs of Art Basel
Art Basel's many "hubs" illustrate Miami's multi-nodal urban structure.