What’s going on at the Midtown Miami Walmart?

Rendering of the Midtown Miami Walmart (Inset: Walmart CEO Doug McMillon, left, and neighborhood activist Grant Stern, right) Walmart looked like it won the fight to build a controversial store in Midtown Miami when a state judge denied an appeal from the neighborhood opposition in January. But recent reports have surfaced claiming Walmart’s construction permit…

The List: Architecture Firms

A Coral Gables firm ranked No. 1 on the South Florida Business Journal’s list of architecture firms. The firm earned the top spot based on its South Florida gross architectural billings of $72.81 million. To see who topped the list, click through the photo gallery included with this post. Newcomers to the list include Gensler,…

South Florida firms raise $120M to acquire apartments

Miami-based Atlantic Pacific Companies and Blue Arch Advisors closed a $120 million fund to acquire multifamily properties in the Southeast and Southwest U.S. Greg Ward, a managing partner at Atlantic Pacific, said the money was raised by small pension funds, insurance companies, high-net-worth individuals and principals of his company. Atlantic Pacific would manage the acquired…

Architecture Firms

Rank Name / Prior (*Not ranked in 2015) / URL 2015 gross billings 2014 gross billings S. Fla. registered architects S. Fla. employees S. Fla. active projects Year founded 1 AECOM, 800 Douglas Entrance, Coral Gables, FL 33134, 305-444-4691, aecom.com 72813127 71603504 11 409 0.0 1926 2 Stantec Architecture, 2 S. Biscayne Blvd., Suite 1670,…