April 24, 2014

Housing/Construction

Signs of an Upturn in Luxury Market?

The chairman of Pennsylvania-based home builder Toll Brothers says the luxury home market is still looking for a floor in most regions of the state, with Naples the only bright spot. Read more »
Published on 4/1/2008

Emphasizing the Outdoors in Building

Surrounding buildings are designed as open-air loggias for different functions, from dining to changing rooms. Read more »
Published on 4/1/2008

The Good Business Sense of Urban Redevelopment

Creating the infrastructure to keep up with sprawl is getting more expensive, so developers are looking to build residential construction around existing infrastructure closer to city centers. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2008

Redoubling Downtown Jacksonville's Revitalization

The renaissance of downtown Jacksonville has stalled as the economic downturn delays plans for shimmering high-rises along the St. Johns River. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2008

No Devil, But Plenty of Details in Stadium Pitch

As they remake their baseball team, the owners of the Tampa Bay Rays say they want to transform St. Petersburg’s downtown as well. Read more »
Published on 2/1/2008

Trendsetters: Construction

W. Scott Tretheway, Moss & Associates; Ricardo Morales Jr, Morales Group; Steve Davis, Welbro Building Read more »
Published on 2/1/2008

Commercial Real Estate 2008

Experts expect a stable year ahead overall. Read more »
Published on 1/1/2008

Residential Real Estate 2008

The residential market will likely hit its low this year. Read more »
Published on 1/1/2008

Panama City Beach: Positive Development Vibes

Thousands of new condo units are creating an oversupply. The result: Price declines, and for some builders, postponed construction starts and slower sales. Read more »
Published on 1/1/2008

Mobile Home Residents Buying Back Their Land

Despite a slow housing market, developers are still clamoring to buy mobile home parks in prime locations. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2007

Cameron Kuhn: Still Mr. Big?

Orlando developer Cameron Kuhn remains shamelessly self-confident. But a backdrop of lawsuits, course changes and angry tenants suggests even he isn't immune from the troubled real estate market. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2007

Building a Pedestrian-Friendly Downtown

After more than a decade of discussions, Maitland is moving toward developing a new downtown core that will be the only town center in central Florida to span both sides of U.S. 17-92. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2007

No Mercy in Condo Battle?

A battle over a luxury condominium development in Coconut Grove has caught the attention of developers, philanthropic activists, public officials and even hospital executives. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2007

Good Faith Effort

Soon after Hurricane Ivan, religious leaders responded, spearheading formation of the Interfaith Housing Coalition of Northwest Florida, with help from a Catholic Charities USA recovery grant Read more »
Published on 11/1/2007

What Now After Home Depot Takeover?

The sale came just 17 months after Home Depot purchased Orlando-based Hughes Supply for $3.47 billion with the intent of rolling it into a larger operation that would build sales to the commercial construction trades. Read more »
Published on 11/1/2007

Workforce Housing: Back to Basics

A slow market is turning builders to workforce housing. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2007

Wright's Stuff

Anne Kerr is trying to restore the biggest collection of Frank Lloyd Wright buildings in the world -- keeping them as working parts of a college and not museum pieces. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2007

Out of Florida

Florida developers are busy on out-of-state projects, but they say that reflects on unique opportunities they've found rather than a judgment about Florida's future. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2007

The Carolina Connection

Floridians are buying up homes in North Carolina -- and Florida builders are hot on their heels. But the Sunshine State's brand of development is creating tension in the hills. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2007

Skyline's the Limit

Emerald Coast's proposed project would encompass a block in downtown Fort Walton Beach. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2007

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