November 2021
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Meet Homeoffs, A Concierge Business Club For Local and Visiting Professionals in Miami Beach
Learn more about a boutique option for private workspaces at Homeoffs, the City of Miami Beach's newest concierge-style office offering.

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Büro Group Opens New South Beach Location
Büro Group, a leading provider of shared office space in South Florida, has opened it's second location in Miami Beach as demand for workspace continues to increase.

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Miami Beach Tech Companies Scaling Up
Texas-based CourMed, a healthcare concierge software company is expanding to Miami Beach and one of our local mainstays Wix, a Miami Beach software company, is growing and expanding.

Both companies are recent awardees of the Job Creation Incentive Program and Wix will soon be participating in the Expedited Plan Review and Permitting Incentive Program (details for both programs in Resources & Opportunities below).

Miami Beach Emergency Small Business Expense Reimbursement Grant - Funding Still Available
Small businesses in Miami Beach are encouraged to apply now for a $20,000 emergency grant for rent, mortgage, utilities, payroll, and operating expenses incurred during the COVID-19 pandemic as funding is still available.
To date, the City has awarded twenty (20) grants to businesses. The grants are awarded on a first-come, first-qualified basis. 
Interested businesses are encouraged to apply here.
Miami Beach Job Creation Incentive Program
The City of Miami Beach is offering the Job Creation Incentive Program (JCIP), a performance-based incentive adopted by the City Commission. The program aims to strategically attract new financial services and technology companies and expand existing businesses in these sectors, while increasing the number of quality, high wage jobs.

Click here for more info and application details.
Miami Beach Expedited Plan Review and Permitting Incentive Program
The City of Miami Beach is committed to diversifying the local economy by attracting and retaining targeted industries including financial services and technology.

As part of this effort, the City is also offering an Expedited Plan Review and Permitting Program to incentivize companies in these industries to encourage targeted relocations or expansions and associated development.

Click here to review full program guidelines.
Miami Beach RFP Class A Office Space
The City of Miami Beach City issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) to enhance the Lincoln Road district, one of the country’s premier mixed-use neighborhoods by adding Class A office space to the restaurants, arts and entertainment venues, boutique hotels, art galleries, and retail.
The RFP invites developers to propose projects for three existing city-owned surface parking lots and one city-owned parking garage in the Lincoln Road area.

Interested potential developers may register and access the RFP here. Application submittals are due by December 10, 2021. For additional information on the RFP, contact Kristy Bada
PROSPERA Business Seminars
Prospera’s year-round business seminars are presented in Spanish to offer Hispanic/Latino entrepreneurs opportunities to expand knowledge and continue developing skills to start, operate and expand their businesses. Industry experts present on topics such as funding, accounting, marketing/pricing strategies, negotiation and sales, business planning, and more.

MiamiLive 2021
November 16-18, 2021

The French-American Chamber of Commerce (FACC) of Florida presents the annual edition of MIAMI LIVE in partnership with LaFrenchTech Miami, eMerge Americas, Miami-Dade County and the City of Miami.

The Miami area is a Tech Hub and the FACC of Florida celebrates its success with a 3-day conference both on and offline to meet entrepreneurs, investors, corporations, and governmental organizations from France, the U.S., and LATAM. MiamiLive will host networking, an Investor Pitch, keynotes, and experts in the most diverse and inclusive tech scene in the country.

Tech Beach Talk Recap
On October 28, Tech Beach, the City of Miami Beach and the Miami Beach Chamber's Tech Committee sponsored a Tech Beach talk. The event discussed the growing tech industry and advantages for tech companies relocating to Miami Beach.

South Florida is quickly becoming a hub for startups and entrepreneurship. Tech Beach aims to ensure that Miami Beach plays an active role in developing this new ecosystem. Their mission is to bring together anyone interested in technology, startups, entrepreneurship, and risk capital, facilitate connections, and advance the development of those fields through community building.

Pictured left to right: Derrick L. Miles, Founder and CEO of CourMed, a healthcare concierge company; Rachel Lauren, Co-Founder of Debbie, a finance software company; Rickelle Williams, City of Miami Beach Economic Development Director; and moderator Jason Blilie, founder of Blilie Law and Tech Beach.

Missed a prior edition? Check out previous newsletters and business spotlight stories here.
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