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February 23, 2017

Real Estate

Buy now: Floridians say this is the time to purchase a home, survey shows

Even as homeownership nationwide is at a record low, a slim majority of Floridians say now is a good time to buy a house, according to a newly released University of Florida survey. Read more »
Published on 2/15/2017

Butting heads: Orange County's property appraiser clashes with big business

It's not much of an exaggeration to say that Rick Singh, the elected property appraiser in Orange County, came out of nowhere. Read more »
Published on 1/26/2017

Timeshare giants: Marriott's evolution

The company, which has its timeshare roots in Florida, is tweaking its strategy Read more »
Published on 1/26/2017

South Florida International Real Estate report - 2016 profile

Foreign home buyers spent more on South Florida homes and purchased more local residential properties in 2016 than the year before. Read more »
Published on 1/20/2017

Booming South Florida real estate market won't stop in 2017, says new survey from law firm Berger Singerman

The election of Donald Trump, combined with a growing domestic economy, is helping restore confidence among real estate professionals. When asked their primary reason for optimism in 2017, 32 percent of real esta te respondents said improvement in the economy and 28 percent named the results of the presidential election. Read more »
Published on 1/19/2017

Bonding over affordable housing in Miami-Dade

South Florida is among the country's least affordable housing markets, part of the workforce housing problem is too few affordable homes near employment centers. Read more »
Published on 12/28/2016

Florida's housing market: Median prices rose in Oct. 2016

Shortfalls in inventory continued to impact sales statewide: Single-family home sales totaled 20,194, down 5.3% from October 2015, while townhouse-condo sales totaled 7,955, down 12.3 percent compared to a year ago. Read more »
Published on 11/23/2016

Targeting millennials for growth in Tampa Bay

In fall 2013, the Related Group, a longtime condo developer in Miami, completed its first project in downtown Tampa. Read more »
Published on 10/26/2016

Babcock Ranch: A place in the sun

It's been almost a decade since developer Syd Kitson first approached Florida Power & Light about his plans to build what he envisions as the country's most sustainable community at Babcock Ranch. Read more »
Published on 10/26/2016

Suntex Marina Investors merges with Marina Jack Holdings

Suntex Marina Investors LLC (Suntex), an owner and operator of marina properties, announced that it has entered into an agreement with, and acquired certain interests of, Marina Jack Holdings, LLC and affiliates of SRS Holdings, LLC. These companies are the parent companies of Marina Jack and Oleary's Tiki Bar in downtown Sarasota; as well as Bayfront Yacht Works & Marina, Bayfront Excursions and Turtle Beach Grill on south Siesta Key, Florida. Read more »
Published on 9/28/2016

SPP presents reimagined vision for Channelside Waterfront to Port Tampa Bay

Vision centers around an enhanced, activated and functional waterfront Read more »
Published on 9/21/2016

Innisfree Hotels acquires Hotel Indigo in Sarasota

New hotels under development and construction will lead to $100 million investment in coastal community. Read more »
Published on 9/8/2016

Florida's housing market in July: median prices rose while existing home sales sank

Existing home sales dropped 8% due to inventory shortage and rising prices. Read more »
Published on 8/25/2016

Cushman & Wakefield acquires Taylor & Mathis of Florida

The acquisition makes Cushman & Wakefield the second largest property management firm in the state of Florida. Read more »
Published on 8/11/2016

Development bounces back in southeast Florida

Development in Hallandale is returning in force. Read more »
Published on 7/27/2016

Foreign investment pouring into Florida's commercial real estate market, according to CBRE report

In 2015, Florida ranked fourth among U.S. states for cross-border capital flows Read more »
Published on 7/14/2016

Moving ahead: St. Joe Co. is back in the development game

Jorge L. Gonzalez, the new president and CEO of St. Joe Co., says the 80-year-old company is revving up its residential development plans following a turbulent period in which the Securities and Exchange Commission charged the company with improper accounting procedures that resulted in "materially overstated" earnings and assets in 2009 and 2010. Read more »
Published on 4/27/2016

The new ‘green' in Florida real estate

The newest trend in real estate is wellness-oriented developments with active design features, trails and health-oriented programming. Read more »
Published on 4/27/2016

Coming clean: High-dollar home purchases are coming under scrutiny

Buyers who spend more than $1 million on a home in Miami-Dade County will now find it more difficult to shield their identities from the U.S. government. Read more »
Published on 4/27/2016

Oh Suzanne: Chalet Suzanne still awaits a buyer

The restaurant sits empty. The inn no longer takes reservations. And the airstrip where Robert Redford once arrived in a biplane now attracts only wildlife. For years, Chalet Suzanne in... Read more »
Published on 4/27/2016

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