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May 24, 2018

Real Estate

Florida Land Values Strong Thanks to Rising Economy

mproving economic conditions are showing up in the results of the seventh edition of the “Lay of the Land Market Report.” The report provides an accounting of verified land sales from 2017. The update was released in April during the annual Lay of the Land Conference held at Champions Gate near Orlando. Read more »
Published on 5/17/2018

Commercial properties in Florida may implode, based on the outcome of the November vote

Every bubble eventually pops. In real estate, the million dollar question is always, when? Many Florida property owners may be surprised to find out that a very important vote, taking place this coming November, has the potential to impact the answer as to when our current bubble may implode. Read more »
Published on 5/14/2018

CoreLogic Reports Home Prices Up Again in March, This Time by 7 Percent

In March, Half of the Nation's Top 50 Markets Were Considered Overvalued Read more »
Published on 5/7/2018

McCraney Property Company Acquires 44 Acres in Orlando's Bustling Ocoee Market

Industrial developer's newest project, "Distribution 429," is in Orlando's hottest market according to market reports; brings SF of projects under some form of development in Southeast to ±7MSF Read more »
Published on 5/1/2018

Strategic Property Partners, LLC Commences Construction of Water Street Tampa with a JW Marriott Hotel

The JW Marriott Tampa Hotel represents the first of 10 buildings scheduled to break ground in new waterfront neighborhood over the next year Read more »
Published on 4/24/2018

Plans revealed for Riverwalk Place in Tampa - Gensler design to be tallest tower on Florida's west coast

Feldman Equities and Two Roads Development have released architectural plans and renderings Read more »
Published on 4/23/2018

Northeast Leon County Residents Protest High Density Housing Ahead Of Rezoning Vote

A potential zoning change pending before the Leon County Commission has got Northeast residents angry. Leon County like much of Florida is experiencing a housing boom, and much of that... Read more »
Published on 4/16/2018

Florida Housing Market: Sales, Median Prices, New Listings Up in Feb. 2018

Florida's housing market reported more closed sales, more new listings and higher median prices in February even as for-sale inventory remained tight, according to the latest housing data released by Florida Realtors®. Read more »
Published on 3/22/2018

Florida laws seem to favor landlords over renters, survey says

RENTCafé, a nationwide apartment search website, released a new study looking at the complex (and sometimes complicated) relationship between tenants and landlords, and found the most renter-friendly or landlord-friendly US states. Read more »
Published on 3/20/2018

Top office and industrial trends that will impact Northeast Florida in 2018

Businesses, investors and real estate owners are still watching and waiting for the office and industrial markets to catch up with the real estate boom happening in Florida and across the country. Jacksonville is still slow to recover fully from the recession, there are some high points in the market and indicators all analysts will be watching this year. Will this be a banner year for growth and expansion in these markets? Many economic indicators suggest the answer is “yes.” Read more »
Published on 2/27/2018

Michael Jordan taps Bobby Weed Golf Design to design golf course at new Hobe Sound club

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Florida – Bobby Weed Golf Design has been selected to design the golf course at GROVE XXIII, an exclusive, members-only private club under construction in Hobe Sound, Fla. NBA legend and avid golfer Michael Jordan is the majority partner in GROVE XXIII. The golf course is scheduled to be ready for play in 2019. Read more »
Published on 2/7/2018

Sales & Real Estate Workers, Plagued with Low Wages, Should Move to These Cities

In our mission to help every renter find a great place to live, we spent much of last year examining different occupations — where the most jobs in a given career are, and how affordable housing is on their wages. Read more »
Published on 1/24/2018

18 Bitcoins will Buy the Average American Home

Redfin has seen cryptocurrency starting to become part of the discussion with some clients buying and selling homes over the past three months. Read more »
Published on 1/15/2018

Tavistock announces new performance resort planned for Lake Nona, featuring a Crystal Lagoon

Tavistock Development Company, a diversified real estate firm owned by Tavistock Group, today announced details surrounding an iconic performance resort and spa at its master-planned Lake Nona community in Orlando, Fla. Read more »
Published on 11/16/2017

Repurposing Undesirable Property

Real estate law requires disclosure when a property has been contaminated — understandably so. But opportunities can lie in the most unlikely places. Read more »
Published on 10/27/2017

Penn-Florida Companies Closes on $398M Financing for Via Mizner

Penn-Florida Companies, an owner and full-service developer of luxury real estate for more than 30 years, has closed on $398 million in project financing for Via Mizner, its five-star urban resort in Downtown Boca Raton. The lead financial lender is New York-based Mack Real Estate Credit Strategies. Read more »
Published on 10/6/2017

Selby Gardens Unveils Master Site Plan

Concepts call for increased green space, state-of-the-art glass houses Read more »
Published on 10/3/2017

Deseret Ranch - the Land

Map showing Deseret Ranch properties (click to enlarge) [Map by Teresanne Cossetta Russell] Deseret Ranch Age: 60 years Size: 295,000 acres, 250 square miles Location: About 180,000 acres in Osceola... Read more »
Published on 9/18/2017

Tavistock's Role in Developing Rural Florida

Nobody has done more to spur interest in east-central Florida than Tavistock, the private investment firm founded by billionaire Joe Lewis. Jim Zboril, president of Tavistock Development, says the company has long viewed Lake Nona as something of a proving ground on which it can test new ideas. Sunbridge, he says, is where those ideas will be rolled out on a wider scale. Read more »
Published on 8/28/2017

Duda's agribusiness development reach

The fate of Cocoa Ranch was probably sealed 60 years ago. The cattle ranch and sod farm in southern Brevard County was purchased in the 1940s by A. Duda & Sons... Read more »
Published on 8/28/2017

Rural Florida's players and their projects

Seventy years ago, Henry Moyle, a Salt Lake City-born apostle in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, proposed that the Mormon church establish a large cattle ranch in Florida. Read more »
Published on 8/28/2017

Ranchland to rooftops in central Florida

One of Florida's biggest open spaces — the massive property in east-central Florida owned by the Mormon Church — is opening itself to development. Read more »
Published on 8/28/2017

Fla.'s Housing Market: Sales, Median Prices Rise in 2Q 2017

Florida's housing market continued its positive momentum in the second quarter of 2017 with more closed sales, higher median prices and more pending sales, according to the latest housing data released by Florida Realtors®. Read more »
Published on 8/11/2017

Wyndham Worldwide Announces Plan to Become Two Publicly Traded Hospitality Companies

Wyndham Hotel Group to Become Pure-Play Hotel Company; Wyndham Vacation Ownership Will Be World's Largest Publicly Traded Timeshare Business Read more »
Published on 8/3/2017

Foreign U.S. Home Sales Dollar Volume Surges 49 Percent to Record $153 Billion

Fueled by a substantial increase in sales dollar volume from Canadian buyers, foreign investment in U.S. residential real estate skyrocketed to a new high, as transactions grew in each of the top five countries where buyers originated. Read more »
Published on 7/18/2017

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