Miami-Dade came in ninth in the nation for the steepest rents at an average of $1,800 for a one-bedroom dwelling and $2,500 for a two-bedroom, according to the Zumper National Rent Report for February.
The Faena Miami Beach Hotel was added to this year’s list of Forbes Travel Guide’s five-star hotels in Miami-Dade. The others: The Mandarin Oriental, Acqualina Resort & Spa, St. Regis Bal Harbour Resort and The Setai.
The Federal Trade Commission, Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi and nine other states’ attorney generals settled the last of several charges against Caribbean Cruise Line and seven other companies that participated in a massive telemarketing scheme in 2011 and 2012.
Lawmakers are pushing a bill that would prohibit cities, counties and other arms of local government from passing any regulations on businesses unless they have been given specific permission from the state Legislature.
A group of Miami International Airport workers who claim they lost their jobs for speaking up about unsafe working conditions are asking the Miami-Dade County Commission to adopt an anti-retaliation and worker retention policies at MIA.
Carnival signed an agreement for two new ships to be built at a shipyard in Shanghai, making them the first custom-built China cruise ships built in China. Carnival will also be introducing a new Asian cruise brand.
The U.S. Court of Appeals upheld the U.S. Treasury’s deal with Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to seize profits from the mortgage-giants as payback for the housing bust bail-out, but asked the lower court to sort out some claims on whether Treasury acted in the best interest of shareholders.
Hispanic small business owners across the country are significantly more optimistic about revenue and hiring plans in 2017 than their non-Hispanic counterparts, according to a new study by Bank of America to be released Wednesday. The inaugural Hispanic Small Business Owner Spotlight also found that accessing loan funding was not as challenging as perceived.