Miami's successful pitch to tech firms: How can we help?

Miami (AFP) – The city of Miami, with a growing reputation as a financial services center enhanced by its balmy climate and low taxes, is now making a concerted and increasingly successful push to attract hi-tech firms from Silicon Valley and New York.  Goldman Sachs and other financial firms already have a presence in the southern Florida metropolis. The latest arrival is New York firm Blackstone, which earlier this month rented a building for a technology unit.  And now “techies” are starting to arrive in increasing numbers — investors, designers and engineers — attracted by a thriving tec…

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