►Total Bank President Jay Pelham joined accounting firm Kaufman Rossin as a principal.
►Miller Construction Company began construction of the initial 200,372-square-foot, Class A business distribution/warehouse development in Gateway Commerce Park in Miami Gardens for EastGroup Properties.
►Sunstate Bank acquired Intercontinental Bank for $28.56 million.
►Avison Young is selling a 28-acre land parcel for St. Thomas University, which is zoned for mixed-use development and is situated along the Palmetto Expressway.
►Sunstate Bank President and CEO Lloyd DeVaux was named 2018’s banker of the year by the Florida Bankers Association.
►David Beckham named his Major League Soccer franchise, which is scheduled to begin play in 2020, Club Internacional de Futbol Miami.
►Trez Forman Capital Group closed on a $4.1 million acquisition loan for downtown Miami’s First & First mixed-use building.
►Shared workspace franchise Venture X signed a long-term lease for its fifth Florida location, in downtown Doral.
►The Angels Charity Gala raised more than $100,000 for the Foundation for Angelman Syndrome Therapeutics.
►Marketing and events company Swarm made Inc. magazine’s list of the 5,000 fastest-growing private U.S. companies, in the top 100.
►Miami Lakes aviation company Aero Group Holdings ranked No. 1,712 on Inc.’s list of the 5,000 fastest-growing private U.S. companies.
►Canadian low-cost carriers Flair and Sunwing Airlines will begin service from Miami international Airport starting in November.
► Retirement community operator Vi Living, the Chicago organization with major locations in Aventura and Lantana, received “Great Place to Work” certification by the website Great Place to Work.
►Peer-to-peer carsharing service Getaround introduced its platform, which enables users to rent and drive keyless cars hourly, shared by locals when available.
►LV Lending arranged a $15 million loan for the refinancing of Triptych Hotel in Midtown Miami, an Aventura Hotel property.
►Nightclub Tu Candela opened its third location at The Palms at Town and Country in Kendall.
►Netherlands-based CitizenM will open a 348-room, 12-story hotel at Miami Worldcenter, which will include nearly 2,000 square feet of coworking meeting space.