Miami Beach Mayor Wants To Restart Convention Center Deal

Law360, Miami (January 13, 2014, 7:41 PM EST) -- New Miami Beach Mayor Philip Levine is calling for another reboot on plans to renovate the city's convention center district, urging city commissioners ahead of a Wednesday meeting to end negotiations with the current developer and conduct a new proposal process limited to the convention center itself.

Levine, who made a scaled-back renovation plan a major component of his campaign, said in a memorandum to city leaders ahead of Wednesday's commission meeting that recent legal actions and city voters' approval of a charter amendment requiring 60...
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