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July 21, 2017

Housing/Construction

Miami-Dade/Monroe: A surge of residents and businesses

Office space is at a premium in downtown Miami. Read more »
Published on 3/28/2016

Northeast Florida: Momentum amid uncertainty

"The private sector and the community believe in downtown," says commercial real estate broker Carrie Smith. Read more »
Published on 3/28/2016

Existing-home sales fizzle in February

After increasing to the highest annual rate in six months, existing-home sales tumbled in February amidst unshakably low supply levels and steadfast price growth in several sections of the country, according to the National Association of Realtors®. Led by the Northeast and Midwest, all four major regions experienced sales declines in February. Read more »
Published on 3/22/2016

Construction

Briefs on construction demand and a look at the industry's economic impact. Read more »
Published on 2/26/2016

House flipping is making a comeback in Florida

Nationally, there has been little change in house flipping in the past year, but Las Vegas is approaching historical highs, and flipping is making a comeback in several Florida markets. Read more »
Published on 2/24/2016

FinCEN takes aim at real estate secrecy in Manhattan and Miami

“Geographic Targeting Orders” require identification for high–end cash buyers Read more »
Published on 1/13/2016

The 'Buy vs. Rent Index' indicates some markets in U.S. are nearing pricing bubble territory

The latest national housing market index produced by Florida Atlantic University and Florida International University faculty indicates the housing market in several cities is nearing pricing bubble territory.  Read more »
Published on 12/10/2015

Going up: A look at major construction projects in Florida

From office complexes to sports stadiums, airports, seaports, luxury condominiums and massive mixed-use developments, Florida is once again in the midst of a building boom. Among the biggest in the state: Read more »
Published on 11/24/2015

Report: The most expensive -- and least expensive -- housing markets in Florida

A new report from Coldwell Banker names Doral, located in Miami-Dade, the most expensive market in Florida. Read more »
Published on 11/10/2015

Florida added more construction jobs from August to September in nation

Construction employment rises in 35 states and D.C. between September 2014 and September 2015; But only 23 states add jobs from August to September 2015. Read more »
Published on 10/21/2015

Testing the waters: Floating home development in Florida

In 2005, Hurricane Wilma destroyed a pair of dilapidated marinas in North Bay Village where Fane Lozman, a former Marine pilot and software developer, kept a two-story floating home. Read more »
Published on 2/26/2015

Big green: Demand for green building is up in Florida

In both residential and commercial markets, the demand for green building is high right now. This article looks at green communities -- such as homes in Green Key Village in Lake County that will produce as much energy as they use. Read more »
Published on 11/26/2014

Standing Out: $1-billion to build Metropica in Sunrise

The proposed 65-acre Metropica in Sunrise includes eight condo towers. Read more »
Published on 10/28/2014

St. Petersburg's new apartments offer urban lifestyle

If construction schedules hold, more apartments will be built in downtown St. Petersburg this year than in the past five years combined. Read more »
Published on 9/26/2014

Plans for former Panama City airport site take off

Panama City will get its first master-planned village on former airport property. Read more »
Published on 6/27/2014

Neighborhood watch in Tampa

Tampa's mayor makes Sulphur Springs' revitalization a priority. Read more »
Published on 6/27/2014

Downtown West Palm Beach gets a housing boost

West Palm Beach's condo and apartment market is surging. Read more »
Published on 6/27/2014

Looking overseas for growth

A Fort Lauderdale company does business everywhere from the Caribbean to Africa. Read more »
Published on 6/27/2014

International buyers bolster Florida's housing market

The analysis from Florida TaxWatch projects that Florida is estimated to sell more than 60,000 homes to international buyers through 2016. Read more »
Published on 6/20/2014

New home construction in Florida indicates growing economy

Housing starts lead the state's economy. Read more »
Published on 4/23/2014

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