Successive roadblocks stall plans to build Miami's $512M Airport City

10/9/2013 | Miami Herald (tiered subscription model), The

Odebrecht USA is part of the multinational Brazilian conglomerate Odebrecht S.A., the world's 13th largest contractor, according to this article. Odebrecht USA has worked on many projects in Florida but has encountered several obstacles on a 33.5-acre, $512 million venture called Airport City, planned to be built next to Miami International Airport. The work would be financed by private funds and would create 5,800 construction jobs, but work the conglomerate is doing in Cuba has raised the ire of some Floridians and organizations, including the Latin Builders Association.

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