January 28, 2020

Real Estate

Florida millennials are moving back to the burbs

Turns out Millennials want a yard for the kids and suburban schools just like their parents and grandparents did. Read more »
Published on 1/27/2020

Big Apple tycoon selling sky-high South Florida penthouse for $15.5 million

One of the biggest multifamily property owners in New York City has listed his own penthouse condominium in Sunny Isles Beach for $15.5 million. And it’s not just any condo.... Read more »
Published on 1/12/2020

These were the top South Florida hotel sales of 2019

South Florida hotels traded for record numbers in 2019, as the industry continued to grapple with competition from short-term rentals and an oversupply of rooms. “The hotel market in 2019... Read more »
Published on 12/22/2019

Billionaire investor bought an Overtown convenience store for $6.6M

A billionaire investor bought a food market in Overtown, expanding his real estate portfolio in Miami. Sarkis Izmirlian bought the convenience store at 295 NW 20th St. for $6.6 million on Thursday,... Read more »
Published on 12/16/2019

Palm Beach homes: 59 owners billed at least $500,000 in local property taxes, a new record

It’s sort of a no-brainer: If you own the biggest estate in Palm Beach, your property tax bill is probably going to be the largest in town, right? But $5.37... Read more »
Published on 12/1/2019

Former Dodger Gary Sheffield gets his price for Florida home

Retired baseball star Gary Sheffield knocked his Florida home sale out of the park, selling the two-story spot in Tampa for the full asking price of $1.9 million. Sheffield, who... Read more »
Published on 11/24/2019

The final act: Spaghetti western star sells Overtown warehouse for $10M

Spaghetti western movie star Francisco Martínez-Celeiro sold his Overtown warehouse in an Opportunity Zone for $9.5 million. Rumasa Corp, which is tied to Martínez-Celeiro, sold the 72,903-square-foot warehouse at 690... Read more »
Published on 11/3/2019

A $20 million European-style mansion in South Florida fit for Versace

A 4,290-square-foot estate fronting Biscayne Bay boasts a unique feature: It was designed by the same man who helped to create many of Gianni Versace’s boutiques and homes around the... Read more »
Published on 10/26/2019

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

Home values are heating up in Florida 

A weekly alert that contains in-depth news, information, insight and analysis on the most critical education-related issues and topics facing Florida. Read more »
Published on 10/14/2019

Want to buy an island? At least eight are for sale in the Florida Keys

In 2017, Realtor Patti Stanley sold a 40-acre private island off Lower Matecumbe Key for $13.8 million. Parmelee Key, a horseshoe shaped island that juts out into Florida Bay at... Read more »
Published on 10/6/2019

Tampa's University Mall gets redeveloped into “research village”

University Mall in Tampa was once a go-to shopping destination. But the suburban-style mall eventually fell out of favor as other shopping centers opened in the 1990s and early 2000s. Read more »
Published on 8/26/2019

Clermont plans sport- and wellness-themed community: Olympus

For years, the small city of Clermont, a bedroom community west of Orlando and north of Walt Disney World, has tried to separate itself from other suburbs Read more »
Published on 8/26/2019

SVN expands Florida presence with addition of SVN Saunders Ralston Dantzler Real Estate

New SVN office is led by nationally-recognized market leaders in land and other commercial real estate assets; will help SVN deliver its industry-leading services to clients along I-4 corridor and across the state Read more »
Published on 6/28/2019

City of Miami Beach Commission moves plans for One Island Park forward

Plan will bring a boutique residential project and new City maintenance facility at no cost to taxpayers to Terminal Island Read more »
Published on 6/11/2019

Florida urban real estate and gentrification

Around Florida, distinctive neighborhoods are prospering - but economic success brings challenges to the neighborhoods' character. Read more »
Published on 3/27/2019

Education, rising sea levels and housing affordability top Miami-Dade concerns

Housing affordability is probably one of the top economic issues for Miami-Dade in 2019... Read more »
Published on 12/27/2018

Florida's Housing Market: More Closed Sales, Rising Median Prices in Oct. 2018

Florida's housing market reported more closed sales, rising median prices and more new listings in October compared to a year ago, according to the latest housing data released by Florida Realtors®. Sales of single-family homes statewide totaled 22,272 last month, up 8.5 percent compared to October 2017. Read more »
Published on 12/3/2018

Jeff Vinik's major stake in downtown Tampa

Development begins on 17 blocks of property encompassing 50 acres. Read more »
Published on 11/12/2018

Fort Lauderdale's Skyline Identity

Ken Stiles looks to expand his firm's considerable legacy. Read more »
Published on 11/12/2018

Rethinking the Future of Downtown West Palm Beach

Billionaire Jeff Greene's political aspirations fell apart again this year with his loss in the Democratic primary for governor. The question now is whether he'll shift his focus to the hundreds of millions of dollars in vacant land and other real estate he owns in West Palm Beach. Read more »
Published on 11/12/2018

Craig Robins is Making Waves

Robins sees opportunities before others. Read more »
Published on 11/12/2018

Timeshare tussle

Timeshare companies and exit companies are blaming each other for rising default rates. Read more »
Published on 10/26/2018

Affordable housing in Florida: Déjà vu, all over again

As the economy has recovered, affordable housing is again an issue in many parts of Florida. Read more »
Published on 10/26/2018

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