ACTIVATING THE DOWNTOWN MIAMI WATERFRONT: “The new design for Resorts World Miami will bring to life one of Miami’s most underutilized pieces of waterfront land after decades of inactivity,” architect Bernardo Fort-Brescia tells The Herald. The idea is to create a gathering place where people can finally stroll or dine overlooking Biscayne Bay…
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The Miami Herald; Even though gaming legislation died this session, the need for gaming lawyers is exploding in South Florida with no signs of a letup, with firms like Bilzin Sumberg & Kluger, Kaplan, Silverman, Katzen & Levine, P.L. leading the charge.
George Markantonix, the president and managing director of Kernzer International (Bahamas), is nervous about the Genting Group’s big plans for a grand resort and casino in downtown Miami aka Resorts World Miami.
Here’s his quote from The Nassau Guardian:
“Markantonis called the Genting Group ‘high caliber’ and felt The Bahamas would have to greatly ‘up its game’ if the development ever came to fruition.”
The Miami Herald in this article discusses the ongoing debate about how Resorts World Miami will affect Miami if this casino deal goes through. One topic brought up is how this will impact the city’s flourishing art scene. Ongoing rumors about Art Basel leaving Miami continue. The arts community now speaks up.
Genting estimates its 5,200-room Resorts World Miami would employ 19,000 people. That would make it Miami-Dade’s largest private employer. Under current conditions, that many jobs would shrink the county’s unemployment rate from 10.2 percent to 8.8 percent.