August 12, 2022

Housing/Construction

Building designers create panels that resemble stone, brick or marble with a versatile lightweight concrete

INNOVATION Versatile Concrete In the last few years, Jacksonville-based prefabricated concrete company Gate Precast has experimented with a versatile lightweight architectural concrete layer. Designers can create concrete panels that resemble... Read more »
Published on 4/19/2022

Cutting edge profiles of Florida architecture from around the state

Winter Park Library & Events Center / Winter Park Architect: HuntonBrady Architects; David Adjaye of Adjaye Associates (lead designer) Winter Park unveiled its $42-million library and event center complex in... Read more »
Published on 3/14/2022

Infrastructure: Critical strategies Florida can implement as it grows

Florida is projected to gain 2.5 million new residents by 2030. Here's what that means for schools, roads, homes and other infrastructure needs Read more »
Published on 3/8/2022

Teddy Sagi enters joint venture to invest in luxury development in North Miami

Billionaire real estate mogul Teddy Sagi, development powerhouse Related Group, and BH Group are teaming up to acquire the site of the former White House Inn Read more »
Published on 11/18/2021

Dr. Phillips Charities combines traditional philanthropy with real estate development to fund non-profits

About eight years ago, Ken Robinson, president and CEO of Dr. Phillips Charities, and his board noticed there were few senior... Read more »
Published on 7/30/2021

Related Group's decision to build an oceanfront condo in Pompano Beach looks to be paying off

Miami-based Related purchased the site in 2011, believing that the dwindling supply of waterfront sites meant investing... Read more »
Published on 7/30/2021

Waypoint Residential Acquires Land for Five Development Projects in Florida and Texas

The four Florida projects are located in Gainesville, Orlando, Stuart, and Palm Bay. Read more »
Published on 5/28/2021

Florida property insurance is a sea of red ink

The Legislature passed a bill in its 2021 session making major changes in Florida's property insurance markets... Read more »
Published on 5/26/2021

Florida hurricane season 2021: The good news and bad news

The good news: More than a quarter of Florida's homes have been built or remodeled according to the tougher statewide building codes... Read more »
Published on 5/26/2021

The Jills Zeder Group sells $1 billion in SE Florida real estate in just over four months

Achieving $1 billion* in sales in four months and 11 days, The Jills Zeder Group is not only shattering industry records, but its own records. Read more »
Published on 5/25/2021

Construction underway for 334 - St. Petersburg's tallest building

Located at 334 Second St. S., the 24-story, 220-residential building in downtown St. Petersburg will be named 334. Read more »
Published on 4/28/2021

Florida Realtors Launches Affordable Housing Education and Advocacy Effort

Florida Realtors has launched a comprehensive education and advocacy effort centered on the urgent need to allocate the maximum amount of funding available... Read more »
Published on 3/30/2021

NordVPN Teams: Construction Industry the Next Big Cybercrime Target

68% of construction executives have no cybersecurity measures in place Read more »
Published on 3/30/2021

As Eviction Cliff Nears, Here's How Millions Can Keep Their Homes

More than three million renters say they are at risk of losing their homes with the federal eviction moratorium set to expire this week... Read more »
Published on 3/29/2021

How to solve Florida's large-scale affordable housing crisis

Finding an affordable home challenges Florida workers and their employers. Read more »
Published on 9/25/2020

Using zoning and density to expand affordable housing

In St. Petersburg, Jilian Bandes is as eloquent as any non-profit advocate on how a home leads to better outcomes for people... Read more »
Published on 9/25/2020

Carrfour CEO advocates for more government funding for Florida housing

Housing advocate Stephanie Berman-Eisenberg stands unquestionably in the do-gooder column. Read more »
Published on 9/25/2020

Miami and Surfside's plan against sea-level rise

Miami has unveiled a “climate ready plan” outlining ways to adapt to sea-level rise. Read more »
Published on 3/25/2020

Florida architecture: eye-catching designs around the state

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Location: Hollywood Architect/Design Group: Steve Peck, Klai Juba Wald Architecture, Las Vegas; DCL, Boston; Float4, Montreal; Wilson Associates; Rockwell Group About: An instant Florida... Read more »
Published on 2/26/2020

Changes at Babcock Ranch

Babcock Ranch, which touts itself as America's first solar-powered town, has named Al Dougherty COO of Babcock Ranch. Read more »
Published on 10/25/2019

Changes in latitude: Margaritaville mayhem

An introduction to executives at Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville has propelled Minto Communities into expansion mode. Read more »
Published on 10/25/2019

Financing Florida's clean energy upgrades for homeowners

In 2010, the Legislature passed a law allowing cities and counties to implement a new type of financing program to help homeowners pay for clean energy upgrades. Read more »
Published on 8/26/2019

Florida women in construction

To encourage women to seek jobs in the construction sector, Hillsborough Community College's SouthShore campus... Read more »
Published on 8/26/2019

Required solar panels in South Miami

In 2017, South Miami became the first municipality in Florida and the first in the U.S. outside California to require solar panels on new houses. Read more »
Published on 8/26/2019

Kolter Homes plans for new 466 home development within the Watersound Origins community

The St. Joe Company, The Watersound Company, LLC, a subsidiary of St. Joe, and Kolter Acquisitions LLC, a subsidiary of Kolter Homes, LLC today announced plans to create a new home development within the Watersound Origins community. Watersound and Kolter have entered into a definitive long-term contractual agreement whereby Watersound will develop 40', 50' and 60' wide finished lots for Kolter in multiple phases. Read more »
Published on 9/4/2018

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Rays pitcher JP Feyereisen reads with kids at the Largo Public Library as part of the "Reading with the Rays" program. The event hits close to home for Feyereisen, who went to school to be a teacher and plans to become a teacher and coach once his baseball career is over.

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