Coral Gables is facing a major change, and how it reacts will define its next 100 years.
Wynwood, a story of Instagram Gentrification
From the beginning, the growth of Wynwood has always been in connection with the pursuit of fame. The presence of the smartphone has compounded the visibility of Wynwood, accelerating growth and gentrification.
The Story of the Baylink
The trials and tribulations of connecting the beach to the mainland: from trolleys and streetcars to monorails and pods.
The MDC Zoning Scramble
Cities like Coral Gables and Miami have updated their zoning codes with the times, while Miami-Dade County has left its code in the past.
10 Most Important Miami Stories of 2018
My choices for the Top 10 Miami Stories in 2018.
A panel on the “Human Side of Climate Change” shows that we are all in the same boat.
On November 14th, the Global Shapers Miami Hub hosted a panel event on the Human Side of Climate Change that brought together experts from issue areas such as luxury real estate, immigration, marine science, and community organizing.
Read More "A panel on the “Human Side of Climate Change” shows that we are all in the same boat."
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.
Read More "Opportunity Knocks in Miami’s “Opportunity Zones”"
Affordable Housing is a stain on Miami Beach’s progressiveness
A city that bills itself as a shining beacon in Dade County is behind on one of the County's most important problems.
Read More "Affordable Housing is a stain on Miami Beach’s progressiveness"
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.