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For Immediate Release:
December 03, 2013
Media Contact:
Maurice R. Hernandez

Miami-Dade County and the Beacon Council launch Geospatial Information Website to attract jobs and commercial investments features vacant industrial and commercial properties, demographics and business information

(Miami-Dade, FL) – Miami-Dade County, in conjunction with The Beacon Council launched the website which illustrates available vacant, industrial and commercial properties within Miami-Dade County, for prospective domestic and international businesses wishing to expand, relocate or establish their commercial operations in Miami-Dade County.   This revolutionary instrument assists The Beacon Council and other economic development organizations by utilizing user-friendly criteria with geographically based demographic and business information, enabling real estate broker registration to highlight available commercial properties to the general public.

The formulation of this new, FREE website is based on a directive from Resolution R-250-13, prime sponsored by Commission Vice Chair Lynda Bell and approved by the Board of County Commissioners on April 2, 2013.  “The goals of the legislation I sponsored and the results are clear – to give our community an edge over other large metropolitan areas of the country by attracting potential domestic and international employers to our area of the world by using the most up-to-date technology available,   said Vice Chair Bell.  This, in turn, will spur much-needed economic growth and create the necessary employment opportunities our residents need during this most difficult economic time.”

Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez was in attendance for the website’s launching where he described its benefits.  “With – anyone can quickly and easily search for available business sites and properties, as well as view detailed demographic, work force, and business data of the surrounding areas.  When it comes to investment attraction, means we are always open for business.  Thank you, Vice Chair Bell, for your leadership on this issue.”

“This new site provides the information companies need to make investment decisions, and that helps us grow and attract businesses to our County, said Larry K. Williams, the new President and CEO of The Beacon Council, Miami-Dade County’s official economic development partnership.  “We are fortunate to have public partners who understand the role technology plays in economic development.”

For more information about this new website and all its features, please visit