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2009 Media Clippings

 

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December

 Adobe 12/30/09 Miami Today, "Master plan honors Javier Betancourt"
 Adobe 12/29/09 SunSentinel, "Experts expect office space glut in downtown Miami"
 Adobe 12/29/09 Miami Herald, "Office Space - Economic recovery of the downtown Miami area will depend on its ability to absorb glut"
 Adobe 12/29/09 El Nuevo Herald,"Miami a las puertas de otra crisis inmobiliaria"
 Adobe 12/23/09 Miami Today, "Team effort - Leaders come together to improve downtown"
 Adobe 12/23/09 Miami Today, "Retail diversity, growth follows influx of new residents"
 Adobe 12/23/09 Miami Today, "New street vendor rules may ease tensions with restaurants"
 Adobe 12/23/09 Miami Today,"Giving back - In light of rate increase, parking discounts"
 Adobe 12/23/09 Miami Today, "Downtown authority OKs study for convention center"
 Adobe 12/23/09 Miami Today, "Development authority OKs $157,000 for signage scheme"
 Adobe 12/23/09 Miami Today, "As downtown grows, more police officers to patrol streets"
 Adobe 12/11/09 Daily Business Review, "Brickell fast becoming an urban mecca"
 Adobe 12/10/09 Miami Herald, "Fest aims to promote Miami as music mecca"
 Adobe 12/03/09 Miami Herald, "Best local plan of 2009 - DDA's new master plan gets AIA Miami's nod"
 Adobe 12/01/09 Florida Trend, “Restaurants Open Later in Downtown Miami”


November

 Adobe 11/23/09 Florida Trend, "Downtown Miami - Open Later"
 Adobe 11/01/09 Miami Monthly,"Concert series returns - features an overview on the 2nd season of the DWNTWN Concert Series"
 Adobe 11/01/09 Miami Monthly,"Downtown Comes to Life - byline authored by Alyce providing a positive outlook on the "state of the state" for Downtown, with a burgeoning residential population and growing retail activity; we also included mention of the Master Plan's passage and next steps for downtown Miami's revitalization process"
 Adobe 11/01/09 Miami Monthly,"Mission Accomplished - Article and photo on the Burle Marx sidewalk completion"
 Adobe 11/01/09 Miami Monthly,"Music - DWNTWN Concert Series - Brief blurb promoting the upcoming concert with Lauren Izibor"


October

 Adobe 10/30/09 South Florida Business Journal, "Miami DDA starts effort to lure supermarket"
 Adobe 10/23/09 South Florida Business Journal,"Commissioners give thumbs up to Miami 21"
 Adobe 10/16/09 South Florida Business Journal, "Marketers target new demographics with recent campaigns, DWNTWN campaign creates cachet for downtown living"
 Adobe 10/14/09 SocialMiami.com, "Faces & Places - City of Miami Mayor Manny Diaz and Miami DDA Vice Chair Neisen Kasdin at New World Design celebration"
 Adobe 10/14/09 The Miami Herald, "Downtown Hollywood stumbles as Downtown Miami and South Miami are resurgent" 
 Adobe 10/12/09 The Real Deal, "New Miami Downtown plan passed"
 Adobe 10/08/09 Miami Today, "More varied retail mix sought in downtown"
 Adobe 10/06/09 The Miami Herald, "DWNTWN concerts back for round two"
 Adobe 10/05/09 SoBizMiami.com, "HYPE MIAMI: The transformation of Downtown and Brickell Area"
 Adobe 10/05/09 Miami.com, "DWNTWN Concert Series kicks off 2nd season"
 Adobe 10/03/09 The Miami Herald, "From the ground up: After 20 years Miami is celebrating the completion of Brazilian landscape architect Roberto Burle Marx's geometric designs for Biscayne Boulevard downtown"
 Adobe 10/03/09 The Miami Herald, "Brazilians in South Florida savor chance to be in Olympic spotlight"
 Adobe 10/02/09 Yelp.com, "Free Brazilian concert in Downtown Miami"
 Adobe 10/02/09 South Florida Business Journal, "Miami DDA may take over some downtown NET office services"
 Adobe 10/02/09 NBC6.com, "Downtown celebrates Biscayne Boulevard New World Design project by legendary designer"
 Adobe 10/02/09 Miami New Times, "Rio-based Bossacucanova performs as part of downtown Miami's Burle Marx celebration event"
 Adobe 10/02/09 The Miami Herald, "Thirty years later, Burle Marx's Biscayne Boulevard paving scheme nears completion"
 Adobe 10/01/09 Miami Monthly, "Dawntown: Architecture Competition" Downtown Miami's premiere architecture competition calls for open registration"
 Adobe 10/01/09 DowntownMiami.com, "Burle Marx in Miami: October 2nd dedication celebration"


September

 Adobe 09/30/09 TransitMiami.com, "Let's celebrate our sidewalks, celebrate the completion of the Burle Marx New World Design project on Biscayne Boulevard"
 Adobe 09/30/09 Examiner.com, "Bossacucanova free concert this Friday at Burle Marx celebration in DWNTWN"
 Adobe 09/30/09 MiamiDowntownLife.com, "Miami DDA and city of Miami celebrate completion of Biscayne Boulevard's 'New World Design'"
 Adobe 09/30/09 Miami.com, "Free concert, samba and capoeira in Downtown Miami"
 Adobe 09/30/09 SoulofMiami.com, "Bossacucanova free concert this Friday at Burle Marx celebration in DWNTWN"
 Adobe 09/30/09 TheSouthFloridaDailyBlog.com, "Bossacucanova in Miami"
 Adobe 09/25/09 DowntownMiami.com, "Downtown Miami Concert Series: The DDA concert series is back, in time to enjoy Fall weather" 
 Adobe 09/25/09 Examiner.com, "Are we seeing the beginnings of a Miami renaissance of sorts?"
 Adobe 09/25/09 PODER360, "Three top staff members at the Miami DDA have accepted salary cuts to support cash-strapped county"
 Adobe 09/23/09 Miami Today, "Authority proposing to increase spending about $2.6 million, lion's share to go towards capital improvements, urban design, transportation and services"
 Adobe 09/23/09 Miami Today, "Sittin' Pretty, Downtown Development Authority's $1 million landscaping and irrigaation project in Brickell Avenue's median"
 Adobe 09/23/09 Miami Today, "Top staffers agree to salary cuts to help meet city's goal"
 Adobe 09/16/09 Miami Today, "Downtown authority to chip in to Beacon Council marketing effort"
 Adobe 09/10/09 UrbanCityArchitecture.com, "DawnTown 2009 Architecture Competition, annual international architecture competition for Downtown Miami announces launch of this year's competition"
 Adobe 09/09/09 Miami Today, "DDA board member Nitin Motwani leads drive for gigantic Miami Worldcenter to transform downtown, including convention center hotel"
 Adobe 09/01/09 Miami Monthly, "Flood Relief, up to $3 million committed for drainage, street resurfacing, and beautification improvements in Brickell"
 Adobe 09/01/09 Miami Monthly, "Miami Circle Park, groundbreaking ceremony marks advent of long-awaited Miami Circle Park at the mouth of the Miami River"


August

08/30/09 - DawnTown 2009 Metromover
08/28/09 - Nuevos negocios quieren dar vida a las noches de Miami  
08/28/09 - DawnTown announces open registration for 2009 Architecture Competition
08/28/09 - Downtown Dreams
08/28/09 - DawnTown- Innovative designs sought to shape downtown Miami's future
08/28/09 - Hands-on approach keeps Goyanes' Miami business afloat
08/28/09 - The new South Beach
08/28/09 - Downtown Miami entrepreneurs pin hopes on a retail renaissance
08/26/09 - The Miami Circle- Where preservation meets recreation
08/25/09 - Once full of hope, Park West mostly neglected
08/21/09 - Downtown Miami's retail market sees signs of growth
08/19/09 - As rainy season advances, flooding work on Brickell delayed
08/19/09 - Phase one of circle park begins, but 99% is in unfunded Phase 2
08/15/09 - Miami's newest park holds oldest attraction
08/14/09 - Ground broken for new park at ancient Miami Circle
08/14/09 - Brickell sales take off
08/13/09 - Miami Circle Groundbreaking Ceremony
08/12/09 - High foreclosure rate trumping signs of 'stabilization'
08/12/09 - Miami Circle Park
08/11/09 - Miami circle park groundbreaking
08/05/09 - Bidding for children's courthouse job may open this month
08/05/09 - Miami set aside $3 million to address Brickell flooding
08/01/09 - Miami-Dade Business Briefs  

July

07/31/09 - Buying in Bulk
07/29/09 - Commissioners criticize development authority's tax cap
07/29/09 - Company to help produce concerts, official questions move
07/29/09 - Despite slow rentals, Gusman capital campaign moves on
07/29/09 - Downtown authority to launch marketing initiative in fall
07/29/09 - Low inventory, financing issues hampering land sales this year
07/29/09 - Miami's Sarnoff eyes Downtown authority chairmanship
07/29/09 - Permitting process revamp, electronic components in works
07/28/09 - As prices plummet, Miami condo sales perk up
07/24/09 - Study confirms Downtown Miami is coming to life  
07/24/09 - WorldCenter developer finally clears ethics hurdle
07/09/09 - Study confirms Downtown Miami is coming to life

June

06/30/09 - Monday Business Show
06/29/09 - Downtown Miami condo market showing signs of life-Contrary to popular opinion
06/29/09 - Rubber meets the road
06/29/09 - Occupancy report
06/29/09 - Miami Manana
06/29/09 - Infill development will help hold line
06/29/09 - Infill development is the way to go to hold the line! By genius of despair
06/29/09 - Why 'holding the line' is just the first step
06/29/09 - The Miami Herald Business Show
06/24/09 - No tax drop in cards for downtowners
06/24/09 - Police to take on illegal parking lots, but merchants say it is not enough
06/22/09 - Skyline lights buck odds
06/17/09 - Retail market holding up, though full recovery remains long way off
06/17/09 - 8 Gold Medal judges weighed competitors' prior awards
06/16/09 - Miami trolley revisited
06/16/09 - Downtown Miami condos lighting up!
06/15/09 - Downtown Miami condos filling up fast, report says
06/14/09 - Serenity beckons
06/13/09 - Local perspectives: Downtown needs sprucing up
06/13/09 - Downtown miami condos pass 60% occupancy level
06/12/09 - Occupancy rate in new Downtown Miami condominiums eclipses 60 percent, continues to trend upward
06/12/09 - Downtown Miami condos pass 60% occupancy level
06/12/09 - Downtown Miami condos filling up fast
06/12/09 - Downtown condo occupancy comes around
06/11/09 - Study: Downtown Miami condos filling up
06/11/09 - Study finds renters filling Downtown Miami condos
06/11/09 - Occupancy rate in new Downtown Miami condominiums eclipses 60 percent, continues to trend upward
06/11/09 - Low prices push occupancy rate in new Downtown Miami condominiums to 60%
06/11/09 - El Downtown empieza a llenarse de vida
06/11/09 - Downtown Miami condos filling up fast, report says
06/11/09 - Miami condos are filling up
06/11/09 - Miami condos filling fast, Arlington next?
06/11/09 - Downtown Miami condos filling up fast
06/11/09 - Condo glut fading fast, report says
06/10/09 - Proposed route
06/10/09 - Let 'er roll
06/09/09 - How to kick the concrete habit
06/03/09 - Chamber set to tackle economy, education planning
06/02/09 - Survey results confirm overwhelming public support for rubber tire trolley service throughout Downtown Miami
06/01/09 - Walk in the park
06/01/09 - More room for growth
06/01/09 - With migration back to urban core, Miami sees opportunity for revitalization, sustainability
06/01/09 - The iconic ICON Brickell

May

05/30/09 - SeeClickFix Update
05/27/09 - We'd Ride
05/27/09 - Innovation, leadership identify community's role models
05/27/09 - Aesthetic, events go long way to improve quality of life
05/27/09 - Noted absence
05/27/09 - Miami Circle site may soon open as park
05/27/09 - Some leaders have taken the reins to speed the recovery
05/27/09 - Downtown hire
05/27/09 - Circle grant
05/22/09 - Renters help Miami condo market and businesses
05/20/09 - The last word
05/19/09 - "Miami: Where Worlds Meet" campaign promotes Miami as the ideal destination for business, vacation and meetings
05/18/09 - Miami is top U.S. city in number of cycling days
05/18/09 - The Seventh Bike Miami Day sets record
05/18/09 - CPN's new blog includes video and features industry experts
05/18/09 - City hosts final "Bike Miami Days"
05/18/09 - Bike Miami Days
05/17/09 - Pedal Pushers
05/17/09 - Bike Miami Days' last event May 17
05/13/09 - Bike Miami Days on Sunday, May 17
05/12/09 - Miami Beach, Miami unveil new parks
05/06/09 - Bike Miami Days: explore the city in a new way (walk, bike, skate the open streets)
05/04/09 - This week's winner
05/03/09 - The Great Debate

April

04/30/09 - Week in pictures
04/30/09 - Paul S. Walker Park
04/30/09 - Better than expected: Real estate vacancies standing in single digits
04/30/09 - Next step: Downtown board must adopt master plan study
04/30/09 - Retail experts: Invest now in growing residential population
04/30/09 - Briefly
04/30/09 - Authority helping business owners beautify storefronts
04/28/09 - Brickell trolley proposal
04/28/09 - Three new parks for Downtown Miami
04/28/09 - Miami Downtown Development Authority and the City of Miami celebrate the re-opening of Paul S. Walker Park
04/27/09 - New pocket parks
04/27/09 - Miami Downtown Development Authority and City of Miami re-opening of Paul S. Walker Park
04/27/09 - Miami Downtown Development Authority and the City of Miami celebrate the re-opening of Paul S. Walker Park
04/23/09 - A plan for Downtown Miami-at last
04/21/09 - A new day for renters
04/20/09 - Struggling tenants push for more favorable lease terms
04/17/09 - Despite poor economy, Brickell enjoys more store openings
04/16/09 - Global promotion
04/16/09 - General Growth files Chapter 11
04/16/09 - Miami: Downtown focus
04/14/09 - Friday night: DWNTWN concert series with Conjunto Progreso and special guest Arturo Sandoval
04/14/09 - Downtown Development Authority (Miami DDA) gives us a shout out
04/14/09 - Public-private cooperation making difference
04/13/09 - Miami's DDA head on offense to revitalize urban core
04/10/09 - DWNTWN concert series presents latin jazz band Conjunto Progreso
04/10/09 - Conjunto Progreso with Arturo Sandoval
04/10/09 - The calendar for April 10
04/09/09 - Free Cuban orchestra, trumpet music
04/09/09 - Conjunto Progreso with Arturo Sandoval
04/09/09 - Conjunto Progreso with special guest Arturo Sandoval
04/08/09 - Officials in no hurry for interim fixes while awaiting tunnel
04/07/09 - Conjunto Progreso and special guest Arturo Sandoval
04/07/09 - DWNTWN concert series - Conjunto Progreso & Arturo Sandoval
04/07/09 - Arturo Sandoval and Conjunto Progreso to play at free DWNTWN concert series in Miami on April 10
04/06/09 - Miami DDA names agency, advertising firms name executives
04/06/09 - Conjunto Progreso and special guest Arturo Sandoval
04/03/09 - Mayor Manny Diaz kicks-off Earth Hour at Bank of America Tower at International Place
04/03/09 - Mayor Manny Diaz kicks-off Earth Hour at Bank of America Tower at International Place
04/03/09 - Miami DDA names agency, advertising firms name executives
04/03/09 - DWNTWN concert series - latin jazz band Conjunto Progreso with special guest Arturo Sandoval
04/02/09 - Top Ten
04/02/09 - Arturo Sandoval and Conjunto Progreso to play at free DWNTWN concert series in Miami on April 10
04/01/09 - Eyes on the street

March
03/30/09 - "Miami: Where Worlds Meet" campaign arrives in Canada to promote destination for business, vacation and meetings
03/29/09 - Miami Downtown Development Authority wants changes to Miami 21 zoning code
03/29/09 - Miami Downtown Development Authority wants changes to Miami 21 zoning code
03/27/09 - Miami's Downtown Development Authority kinda-sorta approves Miami 21
03/26/09 - Macy's wants guarantees before renovating downtown Miami store
03/26/09 - DWNTWN concert series presents latin jazz band 'Conjunto Progreso' as season finale
03/26/09 - DWNTWN concert series presents latin jazz band 'Conjunto Progreso' as season finale
03/25/09 - Touring downtown
03/25/09 - Moving downtown ahead
03/25/09 - Master planning
03/25/09 - Downtown hires PR firm
03/25/09 - Development agency seeks changes to Miami 21 code plans
03/25/09 - Brickell's needs will be addressed in budget, DDA says
03/25/09 - Inspection group finds many Brickell corridor deficiencies
03/24/09 - Miami Downtown Development Authority
03/23/09 - Events
03/22/09 - Downtown Miami master plan public workshops
03/22/09 - Arts groups finding ways to thrive
03/20/09 - Action alert: Downtown Miami master plan
03/19/09 - Q&A with Alyce Robertson: Downtown Miami is poised to become one of America's great urban centers
03/16/09 - Friday night: Spam Allstars at Bayfront Park
03/11/09 - Miami's monument to excess
03/11/09 - Downtown Miami revitalization continues despite recession

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