Magic City developers pay $3M to Little Haiti Trust

Developers planning a towering $1 billion complex on 18 acres in Little Haiti said Monday that they have cut a $3 million check to the city, the first of multiple payments under an agreement that allows bigger, denser construction in exchange for investment in local businesses and affordable housing. The money comes from the team […]

A train ride from downtown to Little Haiti? County vote advances Brightline plan

Brightline won an endorsement Friday for a tax-funded commuter line on the tracks it once used for express trains, with Miami-Dade County commissioners approving the framework for a future deal. The vote didn’t commit Miami-Dade to anything beyond continuing the talks that have been underway for more than a year with the administration of Mayor Carlos Gimenez. […]

Motorsport Network to co-develop office building in Miami’s Little Haiti

An affiliate of Motorsport Network said it will co-develop an office building in Little Haiti and move its headquarters into the building. The 12-story building at 5972 N.E. Fourth Ave. would have about 370,000 square feet of leasable space. Motorsport Network, a major digital platform for automotive sports, will occupy around 50,000 square feet in […]

The massive Magic City project wins a final OK. Will it help or destroy Little Haiti?

Activists rally for more ‘inclusive’ development ahead of Magic City vote A group of community activists protested against the proposed $1B Magic City Special Area Plan in Little Haiti on June 20, 2019. By Carl Juste A massive and controversial plan that would bring a high-rise mini-city to the heart of impoverished Little Haiti won […]