Miami, – A committee of the Miami-Dade Commission on Monday approved a contract with Royal Caribbean Ltd. for the construction on a county lot in the Port of Miami of the new headquarters of the cruise company and the expansion of the current .
According to the resolution, which Efe had access to, this is a lease with an estimated fiscal impact of around 653,000 million dollars over 50 years, including rental income and county expenses.
The agreement, approved Monday by the Miami-Dade Committee on Ports and Tourism, will be submitted to the full committee in May for final approval.
The construction, according to the document, will be borne by the shipping company on land adjacent to its current offices in the Port of Miami.
The project will include parking, nursery, gym and green spaces, a maritime innovation center for the development of the design and renovation of cruise ships, as well as the renovation of some of its existing buildings.
The agreement details that Royal Caribbean will pay for rent to the county of Miami-Dade, during a period of 40 years, which can be extended, a total of approximately 311 million dollars.
Royal Caribbean will also assume responsibility for landscaping and cleaning services, among others, which will reduce port operating expenses. (EFEUSA)