April 24, 2014

Housing/Construction

Hurricane-Proof -- and Affordable

The homes, dubbed GreenSteel, feature "Katrina cottage" floor plans and designs created by Tolar Denmark Architects of Ocean Springs, Miss., part of a post-Katrina architects' group organized to provide permanent housing for storm victims. Read more »
Published on 6/1/2007

Park Place, Orlando

Most prospective home buyers make note of room sizes, number of bathrooms and whether the kitchen needs updating. Dan Kirby looks at sidewalks. Read more »
Published on 6/1/2007

Downtown Developments

The long-awaited Riverwalk project linking Tampa Heights and the Channel District is building momentum as funding, developers and design work begin to come together. Read more »
Published on 6/1/2007

Cookies

Published on 5/1/2007

UWF's Innovative Home

The University of West Florida will begin building a demonstration home showcasing energy-saving technology and hurricane-mitigation techniques. Read more »
Published on 5/1/2007

Florida Rock Buyout

Birmingham, Ala.-based Vulcan Materials has purchased Florida Rock Industries (NYSE-FRK), one of the largest public companies in northeast Florida, for $4.6 billion. Vulcan is the nation's largest producer of highway... Read more »
Published on 5/1/2007

High-Rise Habitats

The Sarasota chapter of Habitat for Humanity is shifting away from building single-family homes and focusing instead on higher-density town house and condo projects. Read more »
Published on 5/1/2007

Housing Aid

Convinced that workforce housing has reached a critical stage, J. Ronald Terwilliger, CEO of Atlanta-based Trammell Crow Residential, announced in February he was giving $5 million to support solutions. His... Read more »
Published on 5/1/2007

Save Our Homes

Can a portable Save Our Homes plan pass legal muster? Read more »
Published on 4/1/2007

Defending the Castle

When it comes to affordable housing, government makes things worse -- and better. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2007

What Slowdown? Luxury Real Estate

While most of the state's real estate markets sings the blues, sales of trophy properties are humming along. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2007

Who's Lesley Blackner?

Meet the woman whose ideas are hated by every business group in Florida. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2007

Hometown 'Is Already Here'

Patrick Slevin, a Tallahassee-based public relations consultant, has a message for builders and developers. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2007

Culture of Trust

Rocked by a $36-million embezzlement scheme, PBS&J finds the same corporate culture that got it into trouble may help it weather the storm. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2007

Price Drop

Fort Walton Beach experienced the biggest drop in existing-condo sales prices among Florida metropolitan areas in the third quarter of 2006. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2007

Incoming

Despite all the talk of hurricanes and skyrocketing insurance and property taxes, Florida is still gaining an average of more than 1,000 people a day. Read more »
Published on 2/1/2007

Leader of the Pack

Flagler County, with nearly as many golf courses as public schools, has led the nation in both population and housing growth for two years running. Read more »
Published on 2/1/2007

Going Green

Water-supply woes, energy costs and environmental concerns are pushing green building practices into the mainstream in Florida. Read more »
Published on 2/1/2007

Residential Real Estate

As the residential market cools, pricing becomes key. Read more »
Published on 1/1/2007

Commercial Real Estate

The fundamentals in Florida are 'very strong right now.' Read more »
Published on 1/1/2007

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