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Housing/Construction

Trendsetters - Aug. 2005

Lissette Calderon, Neo Concepts; Dan Bellows, Sydgan; Alan Zirkelbach, Zirkelbach Construction. Read more »
Published on 8/1/2005

A No-Brainer

The hotel/condo craze is catching on across the state, but in Miami-Dade County, the volume and scale of new projects are altering the real estate landscape. Across the county at least 20 new hotel/condos have recently opened or are under construction. Read more »
Published on 7/1/2005

Classroom Struggle

A construction project to relieve school crowding is at a standstill - four years after talks first began. Read more »
Published on 5/1/2005

Price Points

Tampa Bay's bedroom communities now extend all the way to Hernando County. Read more »
Published on 5/1/2005

Affordable Goals

Housing inflation is becoming a bigger concern across the region. Read more »
Published on 5/1/2005

Sudden Impact

Rapid growth has prompted a number of central Florida governments to impose huge jumps in fees levied against new homes to help pay for road improvements, schools and other infrastructure made necessary by the growth. Read more »
Published on 5/1/2005

Too Many Mansions?

Florida's state-run insurer continues to offer unlimited coverage for the waterfront homes of the wealthy -- at prices that some claim are too competitive with private insurers. Read more »
Published on 2/1/2005

Growth Moves South

More than 50,000 homes are planned for St. Johns County. Read more »
Published on 2/1/2005

High-End Home Boom

Upscale housing developments are mushrooming all over Lake County near Orlando. Read more »
Published on 2/1/2005

Hot, Hot, Hot

Residential real estate -- especially in Florida -- has replaced the stock market as the favorite "get-rich-quick" investment strategy for many Americans. Read more »
Published on 1/1/2005

'Hole in the Doughnut'

The prospect of 3,500 new jobs in Miami's long-neglected urban core and $316 million in new property taxes over the next three decades has city officials speechless. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2004

Northside Story

Developers are finding success in Jacksonville's long-struggling Northside. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2004

Renewing Old Destin

A $200-million project dreamed up 32 years ago breaks ground. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2004

Critical Eye: Holmes Hepner & Associates Architects

Unlike many architects, Peter Hepner didn't design his house. His Florida Cracker home, built on stilts and adjacent to a tidal estuary, was designed a quarter-century ago, while Hepner was still in school, by architect Dwight Holmes. Read more »
Published on 11/1/2004

A Downtown Catalyst

A Panama City developer has big plans to redevelop the waterfront. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2004

Playing Catch-Up

Two beach communities set their sights on the prosperity that's largely passed them by. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2004

No In-Between

The gap between Miami-Dade's haves and have-nots is widening at an alarming rate. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2004

Annexation Battle

Port St. Lucie has a fight on its hands as it tries to annex 9,500 acres. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2004

Hiding in Plain Sight

A construction supply company in Orlando may be the state's quietest billion-dollar company. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2004

Sand Settlement

Brevard's beachfront property owners collect $3 million in their suit against the government. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2004

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