TV Broadcaster Wants To Move Its National HQ To Miami, Bringing 250 High-Paying Jobs

A television broadcaster – likely Univision – is planning to move its national headquarters to Doral, bringing high-paying jobs.

The company is requesting $1.5 in incentives from Miami-Dade for the move.

The name of the company is being kept confidential in a request for incentives using the name Project Puma. However, DOJ and FCC settlements listed in the filing match those made by Univision, an analysis by The Next Miami shows.

Univision Communications Inc., the parent company of the TV broadcaster, is already based in Miami-Dade.

A total of 250 jobs will be created at the new headquarters, with average annual wages of $150,000 per job in a variety of headquarters operations roles such as executives, general and administrative, finance and others, the application states. Employees would also receive incentives estimated at $15,000 to $30,000.

A total of $50 million will be invested to renovate and expand a 300,000 square foot facility the company already has in Doral. Construction would begin in 2021.

The company already has 1,250 employees in four Miami-Dade locations, the request states.

Miami-Dade’s commission is scheduled to vote on approving the incentives at a meeting today.

 

The company’s current facility (not shown) is next to Trump Doral (shown):

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Anonymous
4 months ago

Be a big boy like Viacom and open the office in Downtown. If there are tv studios in Manhattan, it sure isn’t that expensive to build studios in the urban core. I heard Mana has lot of empty space available for rent.

Anonymous
4 months ago

Hesitant at the 1.5 million in incentives as rarely does the county ever recapture any of that money

Anonymous
4 months ago

The incentives are usually waiving future tax bills….so the county certainly will capture taxes from 250 new jobs.

Suarez
4 months ago

I read $1 and 50 cents which i’m sure we could pitch in #miamicoin

Anonymous
4 months ago

Good news. Goes along with Telemundo having their new studios and offices in Doral.

Anonymous
4 months ago

Telemundo’s HQ is in Unincorporated Miami Dade and the area will probably become part of Sweetwater.

Anonymous
4 months ago

Univision. Doral. Of course.

Anonymous
4 months ago

They already have the studio there, not surprised.

Anonymous
4 months ago

They are going to move regardless. Only a dumbazz city like Miami would pay them to move…omg, people here are soooo dumb.

Anonymous
4 months ago

Doral.

Anonymous
4 months ago

Extortion

Anonymous
4 months ago

I rest my case.
Doral is the darling
Yuk
Palmetto Blues

Anonymous
4 months ago

There was talk of building a studio and soudstages in northwest Dade a few years ago. Pretty elaborate, major $. Seems a good time to dust off those plans.

Anonymous
4 months ago

Finally

Anonymous
4 months ago

Tele Cuba?

Anonymous
4 months ago

Tele Mexico, not Cuba!

Anonymous
4 months ago

Fuck the media!

Anonymous
4 months ago

The irony. Saying ‘fuck the media’ on a website that is considered media.

How do you expect to get news?

Anonymous
4 months ago

Forget it.. he only listens to Fox News.

Anonymous
4 months ago

Well, if you want to know what really goes on and not be swayed by media lords, then not too many choices: Newsmax, FOX and OAN

Anonymous
4 months ago

It’s good to be confronted and not be indoctrinated and zombied out by CNN and MSNBC or should I say MSNDNC. Listen guys, look what ‘s happening.
Do you want the best for America or do you want to be ruled by Sharia Law or the Chinese repression.
WAKE UP

Anonymous
4 months ago

Univision meaning no jobs for us Black South Floridains, they even do black face shows on some shows and none of these fake wokes call them out on it.

Anonymous
4 months ago

It comes with the territory dude, not everything is about racism. I’m positive that the BET broadcasting headquarters in atlanta is overwhelmingly black too. And that’s okay.

Anonymous
4 months ago

That’s true. But you can also get a job at BET black or white because you speak English. If you don’t speak Spanish, good luck getting a job at Univision. Black or white.

Anonymous
4 months ago

Um maybe because it’s a Spanish-language channel. Why would they hire someone who doesn’t speak Spanish? Stupid comment.

Big Al the black Dominican
4 months ago

I know a lot of black latinos working at Univision and Telemundo.

Anonymous
4 months ago

Eh Univision is pretty racist. My uncle used to work for Deportes. They had to layoff some people and my uncle got laid off. Apparently his bosses were Mexicans and they laid off the Cubans but kept all the Mexicans, pretty messed up

Anonymous
4 months ago

sssss well, my two cuban friends who work there just got promoted 😉

Anonymous
4 months ago

Its not and BET is owned by yall now, yall made sure to ignore my black face comment.

Anonymous
4 months ago

BET is not headquartered in Atlanta.

Anonymous
4 months ago

Black latinos exist, nothing wrong with calling out anti-black behavior in latin communities especially labeling it “territory” as an excuse for being racist and exclusionary.

Anonymous
4 months ago

Y’all have BET. Go cry to them. Ask them why they won’t relocate here for you

Anonymous
4 months ago

I work there and there’s Black South Floridians working in the facilities. >_> stop assuming.