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Economic Development


To expand and further diversify Miami-Dade County's economy and employment opportunities, by promoting, coordinating, and implementing economic revitalization activities that reduce socio-economic disparity and improve the quality of life of all residents.

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  • Goals & Objectives

    A stable and diversified economic base that maximizes inclusion of higher paying jobs in sustainable growth industries

    • Reduce income disparity by increasing per capita income
    • Attract industries that have high wage jobs and high growth potential
    • Enhance and expand job training opportunities and education programs to ensure they are aligned with the needs of emerging and growth industries

    Expanded domestic and international travel and tourism

    • Attract more visitors, meetings and conventions
    • Improve customer service at airports, hotels and other service providers that support travel and tourism

    Expanded international trade and commerce

    • Attract and increase foreign direct investments and international trade from targeted countries
    • Support international banking and other financial services

    Entrepreneurial development opportunities within Miami-Dade County

    • Encourage creation of new small businesses
    • Create a business-friendly environment
    • Expand opportunities for small businesses to compete for County contracts

    Revitalized communities

    • Provide adequate public infrastructure that is supportive of new and existing businesses
    • Develop urban corridors (TUAs, CRAs and Enterprise Zones, NRSAs) as destination centers

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