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

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

FIU MMC
11200 SW 8th Street
PCA 250B
Miami, FL 33174
Tel: 305-348-3759

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Upcoming Events

Digital Advertising and Fundraising Strategies for Non-Profits

01/16/2020 09:00 AM

Choose from our Á la Carte menu offerings for Non-Profits. Take a half-day workshop alone for $150.00 or bundle for $250.00. Workshop I: 5 Ways to Get Your Nonprofit Started with Online Advertising Today (9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.) Cost: $150.00 Learn strategies for advertising online to immediately increase your impact. Workshop II: Strategies for Raising (More) Money (1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.) Cost: $150.00 Learn strategies for creating a fundraising plan.

News

Will Allapattah Fall Victim to the Gentrification That Claimed Wynwood?

12/03/2019

"Everybody wants to build in Miami, so it doesn't matter where — they're just looking for land," says Murray, associate director of Florida International University's Jorge M. Pérez Metropolitan Center. "These are the only areas left within the city limits, and they're relatively affordable from a developer's standpoint. So these are the areas they've been zeroing in on for the last year or so."

Developer Says New Single-Family Affordable Homes in Sistrunk are the First of Many

12/02/2019

More than half of renters that are cost-burdened in Broward County spend more than 50 percent of their monthly income on rent alone, according to the Broward County Affordable Housing Needs Assessment. The report was compiled for the county this past summer by the Florida International University Metropolitan Center, using data from 2018.

Nonprofit Developer Seeks Affordable Housing Reform In Fort Lauderdale

11/22/2019

The Metropolitan Center at Florida International University recently released an affordable housing needs assessment for Broward County that found Fort Lauderdale has more than 30,000 cost-burdened households, with 33% being owner-occupied and 59% being renter-occupied. The city also has the second highest foreclosure rate in Broward with 1 in every 1,281 homes in distress, according to the assessment.