Telecom establishes Doral switching station
Telecom has leased a 18,000-square-foot building at Doral Services
Center, 3701 NW 82nd Ave., for its first switching station in Miami-Dade
County, says Codina broker Scott Sime, who represented the landlord,
Richter Development Corp., in the transaction.
will be right next to FPL Fiber Net Division," he says. "There
are some synergies connected with having them next door."
Antonio-based SBC Telecom, a provider of local and long-distance telephone
services, is a subsidiary of SBC Communications a Baby Bell
formed in the 1992 breakup of AT&T.
company began service in Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties
last week, in direct competition with Bell South.
company recently leased office space in Doral for its regional sales
& marketing base.
telecommunications hub is quickly developing along 82nd Avenue, Mr.
Sime says, because of the amount of fiber running along it.
becoming more telecom than industrial," he says. "Traditional
distribution companies are being pushed out by telecom firms willing
and able to pay for the location.
are redefining the market."
first-tier telecom companies are flocking to West Dade, he says, the
second tier goes into downtown or Medley, both fiber-rich markets.