Monthly Archives: June 2013

Miami turns to Jorge Perez, Stephen Ross to carry out long-stalled Watson Island redevelopment

Can superstar developers Jorge Perez and Stephen Ross reignite long-stalled plans to build a luxury hotel complex, shopping center and mega marina on Watson Island? The Miami City Commission is willing to bet on it. Last week, the commission voted to give the project’s original developer, Flagstone Island Gardens, a lease extension that grants additional […]

More Americans quit jobs, a sign of confidence

WASHINGTON — More Americans are quitting their jobs, suggesting many are growing more confident in the job market. The Labor Department said Tuesday that the number of people who quit their jobs in April jumped 7.2 percent to 2.25 million. That’s just below February’s level, which was the highest in 4 1/2 years. Overall hiring also […]