DORAL INFO

Doral is a city located in north-central Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States. An industrial and suburban mixed neighborhood of Miami, it lies north-west of Miami International Airport. The Doral Golf Resort & Spa was originally built by Doris and Alfred Kaskel, who coined "Doral" by combining their names. The City of Doral was incorporated in 2003. According to 2010 U.S. Census, the city had a population of 45,704 making it one of the fastest growing cities in Miami-Dade County, with a growth rate of 123.6%.[3] For a city of its size, Doral has a large number of shops, financial institutions and businesses, especially importers and exporters, primarily because of its proximity to the Miami International Airport. In 2008, Fortune Small Business and CNN Money ranked Doral as 51 on a list of 100 cities with the best mix of business advantages and lifestyle appeal. Top employers in the City of Doral are: 1 Carnival Corporation 2 Marriott International 3 Univision 4 Supreme International 5 Amadeus North America 6 Perry Ellis International 7 Florida Blue Cross Blue Shield 8 Brink's 9 Gold Coast Beverage Distributors in February 2008, the City of Doral began a pilot program for a new form of transportation for residents, the Doral Trolley. With stops all over the city, the trolley runs all the way from Ronald W. Reagan/Doral Senior High School to the city limit at NW 87 Ave. It services all Doral area public schools (with the exception of Doral Academy Charter High School) and many businesses and retail locations in the city. Public schools Doral is a part of the Miami-Dade County Public Schools system. Residents are zoned to the following education facilities: Public Schools (MDCPS) Doral Academy John I. Smith Elementary School Eugenia B. Thomas K-8 Center Dr. Rolando Espinosa K-8 Center Doral Middle School Ronald W. Reagan/Doral Senior High School Charter schools include: Doral Academy Charter High School Renaissance Charter School Sommerset Academy Charter School Doral Private schools Divine Savior Academy is in Doral. Shelton Academy Colleges and Universities Carlos Albizu University Miami Dade College - West Campus Private Pre- K's Future Kids of Doral Joy of Learning Kids Corner World of Kids Imagination Factory Miami Springs Montessori School Public libraries The Miami-Dade Public Library System operates the Doral Branch, which had re-opened on July 5, 2003 after an expansion, in the Doral Isles Shopping Center. In addition the system operates the 7,500 square feet (700 m2) International Mall Branch in Doral. The library was the second to be built after the opening of the Main Library in 1985.

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