December 19, 2014

Wednesday's Daily Pulse

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| 12/11/2013

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› Op-Ed: PortMiami: Good for growth, good for business
PortMiami — in so many ways — symbolizes the shared goals to which both Democrats and Republicans can aspire. Our port means high-paying jobs for workers, growth for businesses, foreign trade and cross-cultural connections.

› Soaring Orlando home values will slow in 2014, real estate experts predict
For homeowners throughout Florida, the year 2013 will be a tough act to follow. Economists at a real estate summit in Orlando Tuesday forecast existing home values in the greater Orlando area are likely to increase 4 percent to 6 percent next year – markedly down from what has been one of the region's biggest years for home appreciation.

› L.A. investment firm funds BrickellHouse
Canyon Capital Realty Advisors LLC, a Los Angeles-based real estate investment firm, said it made a $27.7-million senior construction loan for BrickellHouse, a luxury Miami condominium project that is set to top off shortly.

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