Going long on the human economy

Ryan Shear From the April issue: What keeps that permanent smile on the face of Ryan Shear? Some might say it’s his low-key upbringing in Miami’s Coconut Grove. But it could also be the collection of humble beginnings and a focused awareness of current trends that has helped him become a leading real estate developer in…

An inside look at Wynwood’s boom: report

250 Wynwood Wynwood is arguably one of the fastest changing Miami neighborhoods in recent years, and a new Florida International University report shows how the historically working class and industrial area has become an arts district dominated by the middle class. Click to enlarge From 2000 to 2014, the neighborhood has seen a slew of…

Real estate powerhouse Stiles appoints co-CEO

Stiles, one of the real estate firms in Broward County, announced a leadership succession plan that resulted in a new co-CEO. The Fort Lauderdale-based development, property management and brokerage firm appointed Ken Stiles as co-CEO. He’ll work along side father Terry Stiles, the chairman and CEO. The senior Stiles will transition out of the chief…

Senate energy bill promotes efficiency, boosts LNG exports (and other news from Washington today)

Business groups praised Senate passage of the Energy Policy Modernization Act, which funds more energy research, promotes energy efficiency, and expedites approval of natural gas pipelines and liquefied natural gas exports. The bill passed Wednesday on an 85-12 vote. It must now be reconciled with House legislation before it becomes law. “Expedited LNG permitting will…