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Developer Seeks Miami-Dade Development Boundary Expansion

Homestead, Florida-based developer Marista Holdings has proposed an expansion of the Miami-Dade Urban Development Boundary, which separates urban and rural development areas, by 113.5 acres in the Homestead area.

This expansion comes with a request to rezone a 45-acre tract of agricultural land, currently located outside the development boundary, which Marista Holdings purchased for over $10 million in February. Marista plans to build a mixed-use project on the site, which will include offices, retail space, a hotel, and an assisted living facility.

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Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s Bid To Steal California Jobs

In his four years as governor of Florida, Republican Rick Scott has spent a good bit of time trying to recruit businesses from other states..

Now, he’s set his sights on California. On Sunday and Monday, Scott talked up Florida’s job growth and education strategy at receptions and one-on-one meetings in Los Angeles.

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