Our Services

Miami-Dade County Prosperity Initiatives Study Groundbreaking research-based community action plan to improve economic opportunity and self-sufficiency.

Economic and Housing Market Analysis Development of strategic economic projects and studies that look at regional development problems and opportunities.

Training and Organizational Development Preparation and presentation of training in topics as diverse as customer service to creating organizational performance measures.

Survey and Opinion Research Conduction of quantitative and qualitative public opinion research, including surveys, focus groups, one-on-one interviews and mystery shops.

Contact Us

FIU @ I-75
1930 SW 145th Avenue
Suite 302
Miramar, FL 33027
Tel: 954-438-8650
Fax: 954-438-8651
Email: metcntr@fiu.edu

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Upcoming Events

Hurricane Risk and Sea Level Rise Webinar

09/27/2017 10:30 AM

Metropolitan Center researchers will present the findings of their annual hurricane preparedness survey, the changing insurance environment, flood mitigation and sea level rise in Florida.

Retirement Planning

10/03/2017 10:00 AM

Tips for Planning a Dream Retirement!

Innovative Infrastructure Finance

10/04/2017 09:00 AM

Innovative Tools for Challenging Times

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Building Boom Puts Millions in Irma’s Path


"Maria Ilcheva, a senior researcher at the Metropolitan Center at Florida International University, said her surveys revealed that a declining number of homeowners in Tampa have been purchasing flood insurance over the past five years because the area hasn’t been hit by a major hurricane in most people’s lifetimes."

Hurricane Irma to Test New Codes Put in Place After Andrew


A hurricane like Irma “is something we have been fearing for a long time,” said Ned Murray, associate director of the Metropolitan Center at Florida International University.

The Gig Economy is big and here to stay. Here’s how workers are surviving and thriving


“From a public policy standpoint, what is most interesting is that especially in Miami-Dade County, the Gig Economy, self-employment, nonemployer firms – it is all really critical to this economy,” said Greiner."