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New Miami in the News: Weekly Recap

This week in New Miami news, don’t miss the renderings of developer Jeff Berkowitz’s Skyrise Miami, a sleek 1000-foot observation tower that would become Miami’s tallest building.

Channel deepening project begins at PortMiami

Deepening the shipping channels will allow megaships to cross the expanded Panama Canal beginning mid-2015.

Resident influx feeds rising condo towers

With 175 new residents coming to South Florida daily, it will take 70 new units per day to cover demand from new residents.

Berkowitz Plans 1000-Foot Skyrise Miami Observation Deck

An Arquitectonica-designed proposal is slated to begin construction in 2014 on what is currently a parking lot behind Bayside Marketplace.

Seven companies to bring 401 jobs to Miami-Dade

Companies including an online travel-search company, a manufacturer of mobile storage containers and a cancer treatment center – will contribute $26.12 million in new capital investment.

More gifts pour in as Pérez Art Museum Miami prepares to open

Private donors have given recent contributions totaling $8 million and Miami developer Craig Robins has pledged 102 works from his personal collection.