Business owners in Miami’s Little Havana neighborhood are eagerly awaiting the construction of the new Marlins baseball stadium later this year. They hope the construction workers — 5,000 to 6,000 people are expected to take part in the construction project — will expand their customer base, which shrank after the demolition of the Orange Bowl stadium last year. Thousands of construction workers came to the area around the stadium July 8 to fill out job applications. The stadium is slated to open in 2012, and business owners expect that to bring even more business to the neighborhood.
Marlins stadium construction to bring business to Little Havana
July 20, 2009 03:36PM