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City of Miami Beach
1700 Convention Center Drive
Miami Beach, Florida 33139
Phone: 305.673.7000

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Economic Development

The City of Miami Beach’s Economic Development Department is dedicated to fostering a robust economy that stimulates balanced growth by connecting business, community, people and jobs through business assistance and resources, corridor development and redevelopment, real estate, and creating a diverse economy for this dynamic and resilient community.

The Economic Development Department’s top goal is to establish, grow and diversify the city’s business community by promoting the city’s image and assets, supporting businesses, and encouraging real estate development, which focus on two key areas to support the rich and diverse Miami Beach cultural and business communities:

  1. Business Expansion, Attraction, and Retention
  2. Community Revitalization
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Heather Shaw

Heather Shaw is an executive leader with over 20 years of private and public sector experience as a lawyer, executive strategist, international corporate communications leader, economic development advisor, and tourism and cultural professional. A multi-skilled executive, Heather is a tactical thinker with global expertise, in business and community development, public and media relations, crisis and issues management, corporate social responsibility, tourism, arts, hospitality, special events and philanthropy. Read More...