Mike Fernandez, a billionaire chairman of Coral Gables-based MBF Healthcare Partners, is petitioning to put a HUGE 40-story flag pole with an even huger American flag somewhere on the Downtown Miami waterfront. The flag would weigh over 500-pounds and if it happens, this would be the tallest flagpole in the country. Possible locations include near the InterContinental Miami, the FEC slip and Virginia Key, with a preference near the American Airlines Arena.
The price range for this project would be $5 million and $10 million and Fernandez says he’d be delighted to donate the pole and flag to his city and his country that made him the proud Hispanic American that he is today.
Source: Miami Herald