Plan would convert former Holly Hill school into ‘Google East’ office park

HOLLY HILL — The former school property on Center Street just north of LPGA Boulevard may appear nondescript, but Jayson Meyer sees in it a golden opportunity. The owner of Daytona Beach-based Synergy Billing envisions turning the 25-acre former Holly Hill Middle School property into a “Google East”-style office park, similar to those in Silicon Valley. His…

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Miami-Dade County Commission approves Worldcenter tax deal in downtown Miami

The Miami Worldcenter retail and residential complex won approval Tuesday for a special taxing district in the city’s Overtown neighborhood, fending off a fierce challenge by community and labor organizers. At issue was a taxing mechanism designed to let developers fund about $72 million in infrastructure improvements through a special assessment charged on their properties’…

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Redevelopment wave to hit Coral Gables

Until now, Coral Gables — unflashy, uncool, a Mediterranean-themed bastion of affluent suburban stolidity — seemed a bulwark against the wave of redevelopment that’s swept through neighboring Miami and Miami Beach, turning derelict areas from South Beach to Brickell and Midtown into dense urban enclaves a-glitter with the young and hip. Not that anyone in…

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