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New Miami in the News: Weekly Recap

What do solar energy, venture capital, and Florida banksĀ have in common? They all made New Miami headlines this past week.

Solar energy positioned for a boom in Florida

The Herald reported that changes in solar business models, federal tax credits and plummeting equipment prices are opening a new market that may bring a sea of sun-absorbing solar panels to Florida.

Miami targets venture capital magnet

Miami Today reported that local venture capital firms, angel investors and academics are working to make Miami more of a venture capital center.

Miami Dade College seeks public-private partnership to develop medical campus site

MDC plans to develop a mixed-use project through a P3. Potential uses for the proposed medical campus expansion building and garage building include hotel, conference center, medical office building, residential building and retail component.

South Florida isn’t in Latin America — but it’s the best place for doing business there

The Beacon Council ranked Miami first for infrastructure, regional platform for global business, corporate executive safety and prestige, green standards and other categories, making it the best place to do business in Latin America.

Lending at Florida banks far outpaces nation, profits improve

Florida banks grew their loans by $2.6 billion, or 2.8% in the second quarter, compared to the national increase of just 1%. In the second quarter, Florida banks earned $296 million, up from $249 million in the first quarter.

Blog August 31, 2022
In recent years colleges and universities have been among the most successful users of the public-private partnership (“P3”) model. The uptick in higher education P3 utility projects comes as no surprise given the unique demands and features of most institutions, which often rely on gove...
Press Release August 9, 2022
As Florida experiences a steady influx of residents, businesses, and investment, law firm Bilzin Sumberg is expanding its Land Development & Government Relations practice to keep pace with demand for its services.
Blog March 7, 2022
In recent years, public-private partnerships (P3’s) have been increasingly utilized by colleges and universities to serve a number of needs for these institutions. Read more to learn how P3 arrangements have helped institutions of higher learning better serve the needs of students and faculty.