Miami Third Fastest Growing Of Amazon HQ2 Bidders; Mana Out

Even without Amazon here, Miami is already one of the fastest growing population centers in the U.S.

Here is how Miami ranks, according to the analysis of political data from 16 U.S. media markets remaining in the HQ2 race:

  • Third for population growth, with an 11.5% increase in the number of voters from the 2012 election to the 2016 election. Dallas grew faster at 12.2%, and Austin was fastest at 20.5% (In absolute terms, Miami and Dallas both grew faster than Austin. Austin is less than half the size of Miami and the smallest remaining market).
  • Second for margin of votes favoring Democratic Party candidate Hillary Clinton over Republican Donald Trump in the 2016 election, with 64.1% of Miami voters for Clinton. Washington D.C. edged out Miami by a tiny margin, with 64.2% for Clinton.
  • First for most diverse population, with 69% of voters nonwhite (the reports erroneously assumes all Spanish speakers to be nonwhite).

 

Mana out, Beacon Council can’t confirm The Next Miami report

Moishe Mana doesn’t want to tie up his property while waiting for Amazon’s decision

Mana Miami managing director Dylan Finger told the Herald that his properties were not included in Miami’s Amazon bid, refuting a report in the SFBJ.

Although Mana wants to remain flexible by not participating in the bid, he would be “keenly interested” in participating if Amazon does select Miami. The Beacon Council is aware of Mana’s properties, Finger said.

The sites included in the bid are still being kept secret by organizers. The number of sites remaining in the bid is now though “much lower than eight,” according to Beacon Council President Mike Finney.

At a speech last week during the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce annual economic summit, Finney read from an article published by The Next Miami about the Innovation District and Worldcenter properties being included in the bid, but said he could not verify if it was accurate, according to the Herald.

 

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Common Sense Posting
2 years ago

Mana so bad for Miami. Wants everything without contributing anything. Such a leach to the city.

ILoveMiami
2 years ago

Leech…….Join the discussion. Type your comment here.

AMZN HQ2 MIAMI
2 years ago

Come on home Bezos!!

Anonymous
2 years ago

” Moishe Mana doesn’t want to tie up his property while waiting for Amazon’s decision ”

The irony as we’re waiting for Mr. Mana to finally do something with his projects. Ever!

Anonymous
2 years ago

Ok good now Mana could get to work and start developing something right?

Miami
2 years ago

seriously! he bought all of downtown, he needs to do something. our downtown is pitiful!

Anonymous
2 years ago

They keep showing the Miami Innovation district as a render though. I bet Michael Simkins is all over this. I really hope they pick this spot. This can push that project into development much quicker and we’ll have 8 to 9 infill buildings right next to MWC. woohoo!!!.

Anonymous
2 years ago

Yeah, sure. Mana is poised with a shovel right now.

george peretz
2 years ago

LOL mana was never innnnn

Miami Hurricane
2 years ago

What is the probability of local government realizing they don’t have to give every CBD property they own to Related/Generic Developer and that they can hold onto it to convince a company to relocate or set up a major new office with sustainable local jobs. Reference school board.

Anonymous
2 years ago

“Moishe Mana doesn’t want to tie up his property while waiting for Amazon’s decision”

L.
O.
L.

NOW he’s going to act like hes going to do something with it?! Too funny.

Anonymous
2 years ago

The 2nd “fact” is not true. Miami ranked #4 in pro-Hillary cities regarding the 2016 election. San Francisco, Chicago, and DC are #1,2,and 3 respectively. Just FYI

Anonymous
2 years ago

Comparing metro areas, not cities. And SF is not one of the finalists for HQ2

wait
2 years ago

Nothing to brag about either way

george peretz
2 years ago

moishe is offering free rent for one year to artists btw. this may seem nice on the surface but its part of his classic scheme to make the property more valuable.

Andrewn2
2 years ago

This went downhill pretty quick..

Anonymous
2 years ago

Seriously

Danny Costa
2 years ago

Mana can’t hang with the boys on Saturdays

WOW.
2 years ago

Wait, how did this become so presidential? Did Hillary say she was going to build this or something? I’m sure if the Donald said he wanted this people would boycott it, even though they use it everyday. GROW UP.

Anonymous
2 years ago

Who wants to see something else the Donald would use to file for bankruptcy.

Anonymous
2 years ago

Amazon should do it anywhere 95 west…… to also help develop some distress areas of the City but close to connected areas like downtown and the port and airport …… helping to integrate those areas with the most developed ones ….. the result will be a win win for everybody ….

Anonymous
2 years ago

“Second for margin of votes favoring Democratic Party candidate Hillary Clinton over Republican Donald Trump in the 2016 election, with 64.1% of Miami voters for Clinton. Washington D.C. edged out Miami by a tiny margin, with 64.2% for Clinton.”

OMG get over it! You’re crummy candidate lost!

Anonymous
2 years ago

Your*

Anonymous
2 years ago

Um, her husband was elected president twice.

Anonymous
2 years ago

Bush’s son was elected twice, so what’s your point?

Anonymous
2 years ago

Funny, the point is, have you ever seen a woman elected president of the United States?.. less one who’s husband had already been elected president twice.

Anonymous
2 years ago

No, especially one who’s a liar and a crook, and used her position as Secretary of State and nonprofit organization to allow foreign interests to take advantage of us and benefit herself.

You have no point, other than identity politics.

Anonymous
2 years ago

Dumbass non-provable rightwing talking points. But I’m not surprised because that’s all you righties have.

Look, the smartest thing you can do for yourself is stop viewing Faux News and listening to Rush Limpballs. That crap rots your mind!

Anonymous
2 years ago

You have no proof and neither does the rethugs! If this was true she would have been charged after more than 2 years of investigation. More rethug talking points. They just can’t get over it. Their stupid sequestration disallowed the funding for more security at the embassy in Lybia. Just maybe you should stop watching faux news. They got what they deserved, including “golden boy”!

Anonymous
2 years ago

Hmm, well we have more proof than you bugmen can handle, but go ahead dismiss it as conspiracy theories and continue your name-calling.

Anonymous
2 years ago

Hey Repugnican, who did Trump fire today? If he could, he would blow up the whole FBI Headquarters to get them off his tail.

Face it, Mitt Romney was right when he told you Trump is a Con man.

Anonymous
2 years ago

Porter? That has nothing to do with accusations of being a con man. Oh, but an ex-Obama admin admitted to having contact with the fake dossier’s author to defame Trump, go figure.

As for Romney, those who live in glass houses should not throw stones. If Trump is a con artist, that makes him and Hillary con masters. At least Trump builds buildings out of it. Romney and Hillary made money out of absolutely nothing.

Anonymous
2 years ago

Mitt Romney told you “Trump is a Con-man.” Romney knew it and all the other republicans who Trump attacked during his campaign knew it. But you still voted for the Con-man who is now the “Twitter in Chief.”

Face it, you are a “BIG SUCKER!”

wait
2 years ago

Seriously, it’s 2018. Get over it

Anonymous
2 years ago

Tell that to Trump, he’s still bitter over the report of his inauguration crowd.

marc
2 years ago

Get over what? Who are you talking to?

Anonymous
2 years ago

Embarassing that Miami is becoming so liberal with voting – and it’s because of liberals being driven out of places like New York and Boston by liberal policies, but not changing their politics. Miamians are proudly Republican.

Anonymous
2 years ago

shut up with that tribalism talk

Anonymous
2 years ago

Democrats pretend to be blindsided about tribalism.

Anonymous
2 years ago

yeah the majority of young cubans are democrats not holding on to the concept of voting republican becuase it is simply idiotic especially since the wages here dont justify voting republican.. no tax breaks for the poor and the hungry! YA TU SABES!

Anonymous
2 years ago

Cubans who vote Democrat should go back to Cuba. After all, it’s the end result of their agenda, and denying it is futile.

Anonymous
2 years ago

No, those who vote for rethugs should go back, now that we have a dictator here. They will feel right at home!

Anonymous
2 years ago

Right, because if Trump was a dictator like in Cuba, and hypothetically if Cuba had internet access, you would be in jail tomorrow morning for saying that.

wait
2 years ago

Just lost brain cells… if you’re hypothetically making little money wouldn’t you want to protect that small amount from any costs (including taxes?)

Anonymous
2 years ago

Lost brain cells?.. you have no brain cells. It’s the republican party who’s been doggedly fighting for years any minimum wage raise. If you don’t believe me, do some research on it.

Anonymous
2 years ago

Enjoy the value of your wage go down, and ten-dollar Big Mac.

Anonymous
2 years ago

Unlike you, I don’t eat that crap.

Now, according to you republicons, you have a problem with minimum wage increasing but you don’t have any qualms about rent increasing every year.

The Democratic party better get ready to fix the economy again after another one of these idioticons leaves the Oval Office.

Anonymous
2 years ago

As if the Democrat Party fixed the economy, ever… If anything, they prolong economic decline.

Afi Keita James
2 years ago

yep, look at nobama by increasing the national debt by 10 trillion dollars and the c***tons signed the terrible crime bill in the 90’s which lead blacks in prison for non-violent offenses

Anonymous
2 years ago

“Unlike you, I don’t eat that crap.”

Your blatant elitism shows you don’t care about the working man at all, so why should anybody listen to you over raising the minimum wage?

Anonymous
2 years ago

Unlike you, my mother got in the kitchen and me and siblings balanced and healthy meals. Sorry I’m no a person like you who grew up eating fast food crap like McDonald’s. If that I’m elite for eating healthy meals, then so be it. Now, anybody eating Big Macs because YOU said it proves you’re not some kind of snob is a foolish idiot.

Anonymous
2 years ago

Logically, the very poor pay very little to no federal income tax, so it’s impossible to give them a tax cut if they do not pay taxes in the first place. Unless you equal a handout to them as a tax cut. In that case, that would not qualify as a tax cut, but it would qualify as a handout. Btw, as a very hard working member of this community, I’m very thankful for the increase in my paycheck due to the tax cut allowing me to keep more of the money I make. This is completely opposite of what lib Democrats told me prior to the passage of the tax cuts, where they consistently told me I would see a tax increase. YA TU SABES!!

Anonymous
2 years ago

Please, you’re in a Capitalistic system. When these money grubbers see you are getting fifty cents more in your paycheck, they’re coming at it. Cons and Republicans aren’t “pro big business” for nothing.

Anonymous
2 years ago

Capitalist

Miami Hurricane
2 years ago

The turn out of voters is 64%. A lot of people who consider themselves conservatives simply just don’t/didn’t show up.

marc
2 years ago

neither did non conservatives.

Anonymous
2 years ago

R’s in urban cities becoming dinosaurs.

Anonymous
2 years ago

Yeah, like Detroit. What a success story!

Anonymous
2 years ago

Yeah, the place was a success until people like you decided to buy Japanese, German, and other makes of foreign vehicles instead of those made in the good ole U.S. of A.

Anonymous
2 years ago

Yeah, and Democrat leaders failing to enact policy diversifying industry.

LOL, and you probably drive a KIA.

Anonymous
2 years ago

Please, it’s the republicon party that have their cronies fighting against things like windmill and solar energy. Your boy Trump is even trying to keep alive dying fossil industries like COAL.

Now run along and tune into Faux Snooze and Rush Lumpskull to get some more dumbass talking points and marching orders.

Anonymous
2 years ago

Yeah, because wind and solar power are going to save us against China, who’s draining Africa’s resources as we speak. If we did that, it would called racist imperialism.

Do us the world a favor, and don’t hurt the poor environment by wasting electricity with your leftard diatribe on the internet.

Anonymous
2 years ago

Hey repuppetcon, it was you people on the right that went and dragged China onto the economic world stage. Now you’re blaming the Democrats and pointing the finger at them because you repugnicans failed to put the Genie back in the bottle. If you think I’m making this up, like you righties love to do, google – Nixon and his China economic policies.

Anonymous
2 years ago

I always thought Regan was Republican!!!!

wait
2 years ago

True

Anonymous
2 years ago

Only old Cubans in Miami vote for rethugs. They’re so used to repressive rule that they can’t help it. But there is good news. they’re quickly being replaced by more logical people who actually believe in things like science, climate change, solar energy (instead of coal and fossil fuels etc)

Anonymous
2 years ago

Only low-IQ useful idiots vote for Democraps, who want sunshine and lollipops, while relying on said votes of people who can’t even make their utopia possible. That’s how you get paradise like Venezuela and Brazil, and then they all move to developed countries and turn them into carbon copies of where they fled, which Democraps thrive on by votes.

Afi Keita James
2 years ago

Glad I didn’t vote at all, f*** both political parties

Anonymous
2 years ago

Only a dumbass misfit who votes for Republicons would be a big enough sucker to believe that starting a war with an innocent country and getting thousands of our troops killed while we, the citizens of this country, pay over $4.00 for a gallon of gas while these idiots destroy the economy, would think that is a good thing. All while their president, GW Bush, runs all over the country giving speeches to hispanics in his mangled spanish language to gin-up votes.

Anonymous
2 years ago

Which Miamiams? Calle 8, Hialeah y los Guajiros de La Sawesera?