►Bacardi Limited is acquiring tequila maker Patron Spirits International, which is valued at $5.1 billion.
►Miami’s brokerage YachtWorld and Marinalife, a web directory, entered a partnership to launch a membership program, providing access to the largest online marina directory.
►Marketing and advertising agency Hogarth Worldwide opened an office in Miami.
►NAI Miami negotiated the $13.5 million purchase of an office building at 4700 Biscayne Blvd., where the private Cushman School plans to move its high school.
►Redevelopment Management Associates’ plan to redevelop the Naranja Lakes community redevelopment area got Miami Dade County Commission approval to move forward.
►The Be A Voice Gala raised $740,000 toward foster children in Miami, welcoming 400 attendees.
►Amy Rosenberg was named chief development officer for Friends of The Underline.
►Italian airline Meridiana will begin flights from Miami International Airport in June.
►LIV nightclub owner David Grutman entered a partnership with Sugar Factory to open a doughnut shop in Miami Beach.
►NR Investments proposed two mixed-use projects for Miami’s Arts and Entertainment District.
►Sunny Isles Beach-based Dezer Development paid $23.7 million for a closed shopping mall in Orlando.
►NAI Miami brokered a 70-acre development site in West Kendall for nearly $41.84 million.
►Cushman & Wakefield negotiated the $22.8-million sale of Transal Park, a six-building flex campus in Doral.
►Royal Caribbean Cruises, JPMorgan and Ryder are among the local companies giving employees bonuses and raises because of changes in the federal tax law.
►In a multiyear deal, Malaysian gambling conglomerate Genting Group plans to run live events at the former Miami Herald site.