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Your Property May Be in the U.S., but Your Buyer May Not Be: A Growing Number of Non-U.S. Parents Buying Real Estate Properties for Their Children in the U.S.

Canadian and Mexican citizens make up the most significant percentage of international buyers in the U.S. State-wise, 77% of Chinese buyers purchased a home in California at an average price of just over one million dollars. Money-wise, China and Canada have the highest and second-highest volume of real estate, at $6.1 billion and $5.5 billion, respectively. Next in line were India ($3.6 billion), Mexico ($2.9 billion) and Brazil ($1.6 billion) in the last couple of years. It is not news that...

VR and AR in Heritage Tourism: Merging Online and Offline Worlds

Virtual reality and augmented reality has existed for many years, and has since taken a step forward by being implemented into museums, schools and other cultural sites with a mission to educate and preserve heritage. Today, this concept is called “heritage tourism” and is not limited to tourism, as we think of it today. Such technology imagines and contributes to a wide range of industries, being able to address racism and prejudice throughout time without limits to geography.  The Beginning The term...

Marine Technology Advancements in South Florida

Battery technology advancements have been at the forefront of improving the relationship between boat design and the environment for a long time. Submarines use batteries to assist their operation and serve as an emergency source of power since before the first world war, and on modern vessels, the risks of toxic leaks or fires have been reduced greatly.  Though boats and yachts manufactured with standard motors that run on diesel have proven to be more efficient and provide more mileage per...

Mortgage-Backed Securities: An Alternative Investment That Yields Positive Returns to Your Portfolio and the Economy

Non-QM loans provide funding for those with non-traditional sources of income or financial situations such as self-employed individuals with irregular income from several sources or foreign investors without U.S. credit who may not qualify for a loan but still be able to have a high income level, substantial assets and ability to pay. Since the 2008 financial crisis, these types of loans have been categorized as “too risky,” but why? Not every homebuyer in South Florida falls into the standard mortgage...

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Natalia Rubiano, CEO/Founder Interview in SHOUTOUT MIAMI

Artists & Creatives on Why They Pursued a Creative Career [Article text below] We had the good fortune of connecting with Natalia Rubiano and we’ve shared our conversation below. Hi Natalia, what led you to pursuing a creative path professionally? I was born in Russia and spent a part of my childhood living inside the Imperial Palace of Catherine the Great in Tver. From an early age, I was exposed to history, art and design, having been around my mom and...

Sustainability and Medical Waste Management: How Companies are Reducing Their Carbon Footprint in South Florida

Medical waste management has been an ongoing issue as hospitals throughout the nation generate about 6,600 tons of waste every day. With rising oil prices and the cost of resin and energy increasing, pharmaceutical companies and hospitals in South Florida are researching sustainable packaging initiatives. While many options aren’t recycled content, more sustainable manufacturing, weight, and waste management still goes a long way in conserving energy. Hospital and Pharmaceutical Companies’ Commitment to Sustainability in South Florida Lupin Pharmaceuticals Lupin Pharmaceuticals focuses on...

Life Sciences: How Florida’s growing bioscience industry has exceeded that of the U.S.

The development of any regions’ life sciences sector takes as much time as its accomplishments; treatments and cures, advancements in medical technology, and expansion to meet unmet needs in fields like oncology and regenerative medicine - years. Over the past decade, however, South Florida has become part of a state-wide global hub for biotechnology. With an ideal combination of startups, private corporations, universities, venture capitalists, and nonprofit researchers to further the region’s momentum in the sector, South Florida’s Life Sciences...

Aerospace Manufacturing: Florida’s Influence on the Commercial Space Industry

While there is a part of the state nicknamed the “Space Coast,” the manufacturing sector for aerospace products is the largest in Florida. NASA generated over $64 billion in economic output in 2019 alone, of which $6 million was spent in contracting over 33,000 employees. A third of which are the result of NASA’s Moon To Mars program, which sets sights on another lunar landing on the horizon. With Florida’s pre-existing infrastructure, there is a large capacity for numerous...

How Florida Defined Modern Airspace

South Florida’s aviation industry is the most diverse and important in the country. Without these industries, the largest sources of revenue in the state, such as tourism and international trade would not be possible. The state has long made a name for itself in aviation since the first commercial airline flight out of St. Petersburg, Florida, in 1914, and the first international flight to Cuba from Key West in 1927. Today, Miami International Airport (MIA) is ranked as the busiest...

International Trade: A Sustainable Plan for a New Workforce

As one of the export giants in the U.S. - ranking eighth out of fifty states - a large portion of exports to Latin America and the Caribbean leave out of one of the fifteen cargo ports on the coast of Florida. About 40% of South Florida’s workforce is bilingual, giving the region a unique advantage in this hemispheric trading. This was reinforced in the early 2000s as several Latin American companies established their headquarters in Miami-Dade County, making it...