October 23, 2016

Real Estate

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

U.S. Treasury expands hunt for money laundering in real estate

The U.S. Treasury on Wednesday expanded its hunt for international criminals who launder money through real-estate deals by ordering title insurance companies to report all-cash buyers' identities in parts of California and Texas, as well as greater swaths of New York and Florida. Read more »
Published on 7/28/2016

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

Southwest Florida: Residential boom

St. Petersburg's city-owned waterfront has proved to be a catalyst for growth. 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

Northwest Florida: A home run

Quint Studer's Blue Wahoos baseball facility kicked off a wave of development in downtown Pensacola. Read more »
Published on 3/28/2016

Central Florida: $2 billion in projects

Work on I-4 — including through downtown Orlando — will continue for at least the next decade. Read more »
Published on 3/28/2016

Southeast Florida: A surge of hotels and apartments

Residential development projects are spilling out from Fort Lauderdale's urban core. Read more »
Published on 3/28/2016

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

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

Real Estate

Industry interview and charts on volume of real estate sold and jobs created, and what a typical realtor looks like by the numbers. Read more »
Published on 2/26/2016

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