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Miami Beach gets eight proposals for convention center revamp

April 26, 2012 03:00PM

The Miami Beach Convention Center

Eight developers have responded to Miami Beach’s request for proposal for a new convention center, the South Florida Business Journal reported. The project calls for 6.2 million square feet of development that would include a convnetion center, a hotel, outdoor public spaces, parking, restaurants, entertainment, retail and residences on the 52-acre site.

The groups that expressed interest were Turnberry, Ugo Colombo’s CMC Group, Crescent Heights, Tri-Star Capital, 1111 Lincoln Road developer UIA Management, Matthews Southwest Development, Flagstone Property Group and Houston-based Rida Development.

The city will work to narrow down the proposals, with the help of a consultant. [SFBJ]