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Don't Sign the Lease!

Feb 19, 2019

In today's Episode 018, commercial real estate veteran and author Jorge Morales continues the interview with James Kohnstamm, Senior Vice President of Economic Development of the Beacon Council (  The Beacon Council is a main driver of economic development in Miami, FL.

In Part Two, we explore:

  • What sets Miami apart as a business community
  • What is Miami's main pitch, the main driver for economic development
  • What challenges does South Florida face
  • Amazon HQ2 - the beginning and the pursuit  
  • Successful stories of the Beacon Council

If you lease space in Miami or are interested in investing/owning commercial property in Miami, you will want to hear today's podcast.

For James Kohnstamm's contact info, please visit:

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