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SBD/February 17, 2014/Facilities
Beckham Exploring Possible Stadium That Would House MLS, UM Football
Published February 17, 2014
PORT OF CALL: In Miami, Douglas Hanks wrote under the header, "Beckham's Soccer Plans Conflict With PortMiami's Business Plan." The nine acres Beckham "wants near the shallows of PortMiami’s southwest corner would upend the port’s own detailed plans for millions of dollars in new real estate income from a proposed trade and tourism center that could contain as much as 7 million square feet of new revenue-generating space." The "controversial venture, opposed by Miami’s commercial real estate industry, was designed to help PortMiami create a new profit source as it manages a debt load quickly nearing" $1B (MIAMI HERALD, 2/16).