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Miami area home sales hold steady with 2019

While home sales continued to evade the seasonal decline, buyers and sellers took a breather last week as COVID-19 cases spiked and the nation focused on the presidential election, according to realtor.com’s Weekly Housing Report. For the week ending Nov. 7, the...

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Two weeks without Art Basel: what’s to replace it?

There may not be an in-person Art Basel this year, but Miami Beach officials are planning for an eventful and socially distanced art week and holiday season. Art Week Miami Beach, said Heather Shaw, the city’s assistant director of tourism and cultural, will feature a...

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Jungle Island hotel squeezes past a city board

The plan to construct a hotel in Jungle Island park on Watson Island moved forward last week after it met criticism from some members of Miami’s Urban Development Review Board. It took three tries to get a motion passed recommending approval, including several...

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Chambers of commerce help businesses reinvent themselves

Being there when they’re needed the most, chambers of commerce continue to pave the way for members to stay on track as the pandemic lingers. Beyond being a main resource in helping to apply for loans and grants available for businesses, chambers are finding creative...

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Miami Adds 8,000 Jobs in September

According to recently released data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the Miami area gained nearly 8,000 jobs in September. Following continued losses in August, the leisure and hospitality sector gained back 3,700 jobs in the month. About half of Miami’s leisure...

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Home price increase doubles pre-pandemic rate

Home prices are increasing at double the pre-pandemic rate and selling nearly two weeks faster, according to Realtor.com’s Weekly Housing Report. Reluctant sellers and eager first-time buyers in a market driven by low interest rates have pushed the inventory down by...

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