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Central Florida medical marijuana firm sold in $43M deal

01/18/2018 A New York-based company has purchased a Central Florida pot operation for $43 million in cash ... iAnthus is paying GrowHealthy $12.5 million for its Lake Wales real estate and 200,000-square-foot cultivation and processing facility.

Now accepting nominations for OBJ's 2018 Residential Real Estate Awards

01/18/2018 It’s time to celebrate the best in Central Florida residential real estate. Nominations now are being accepted for the OBJ’s 2018 Residential Real Estate Awards. The nomination deadline is Feb. 23. Honorees will be recognized in the newspaper on April ...

‘Assassination of Gianni Versace’: Inside the Real-Life Story

01/18/2018 The violent, shocking murder of legendary Italian fashion designer Gianni Versace at his home in Miami Beach, Florida, in July 1997 remains ... where he claimed his third victim, real estate developer Lee Miglin, who was found stabbed and tortured to ...

Report Shows Florida AOB Abuse Worsening as Lawmakers Consider Reforms

01/16/2018 The 2018 Florida Legislative Session is underway ... According to the Consumer Protection Coalition, a group of business leaders, consumer advocates, real estate agents, construction contractors, insurance agents and insurance trade groups fighting ...

Real Estate Rumors: Scripps, Piedmont, Empire State

01/16/2018 The Real Deal said. The firm's new headquarters could have as much as 400,000 square feet, according to the report. Piedmont Office Realty Trust Inc. has sold an office property in Tamarac, Florida, to Bridge Investment Group for $13.58 million,...

He sold antiques in Florida. Then he helped ‘El Chapo’ launder $100M of dirty gold

01/16/2018 Jed Ladin’s path is an unlikely one that took him from North Dakota farm boy to Florida antiques dealer caught in a gold smuggling web. In his youth, he did a stint in the family business as a cattle buyer in Manitoba, then moved into real estate ...

Florida Realtors® 2018 Real Estate Trends: What's Ahead for Fla. Real Estate?

01/17/2018 ORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Real estate helps to fuel Florida's growth, and figuring out what lies ahead in 2018 is a key question for policymakers, residents and Realtors®. Several highly respected economists and business data experts ...

South Florida firm buys 15 Wendy’s restaurants with $26.5M loan

01/15/2018 A South Florida firm bought 15 Wendy’s restaurants in Florida ... St. John’s and Volusia counties. Gold Coast also bought the real estate where 12 of the 15 Wendy’s restaurants are located. In a press release, TD Bank said Gold Coast will use a ...

South Florida in Top 10 nationally for sales, real estate jobs

01/16/2018 If you want a job in real estate or sales, then South Florida is a great place to be, a new report from Abodo shows. Looking only at job concentration, the Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach metropolitan area leads the country. Out of every ...

Orlando in top 10 nationally for sales, real estate jobs

01/14/2018 Out of every 1,000 jobs in that metro area, 142.4 are in sales and real estate. Three more Florida areas are in the top 10 for job concentration: Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford (No. 2) has 134.8 jobs per 1,000, Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall (No. 3) has 132.2 ...

5 Pros and Pitfalls Investors Face When Jumping Into Residential Real Estate

01/12/2018 Residential real estate also provides investors with the opportunity to ... Not Doing Their Insurance Homework Sure, the affordable home in Tampa, Florida, looks like an easy investment. It’s got solid rent potential and a price point that seems too ...

Bitcoin fever hits US real estate market

01/14/2018 Miami: Bitcoin fever has hit the US real estate market, especially that of Florida, offering foreign investors a way to dodge currency controls at home and US economic sanctions. As of the end of last year, the digital currency was listed as a way to pay ...

Sally Kamrada Joins The Real Estate Firm of Orlando - Dr. Phillips Office

01/11/2018 The Real Estate Firm of Orlando specializes in residential sales in Central Florida and is excited to announce that Sally Kamrada will be our newest Broker Associate in our Dr. Phillips office. Mrs. Kamrada brings over 20+ years successfully selling real ...

Dreaming of College? Florida Realtors® Seeks Student Scholarship Winners

01/12/2018 Are they interested in a possible real estate-related career? Then find out more about the Student Scholarship Program offered through Florida Realtors® Education Foundation Inc., a not-for-profit corporation that provides real estate-related educational ...

LOOK: Rory McIlroy has listed his $12.9 million Florida home for sale

01/11/2018 It's fun, and hey now it can be used as a promotional tool for McIlroy's real estate agent. I will remember McIlroy's now-for-sale home in Florida as the house that launched the following GIF. It can be used going forward (when he's charging up a ...

Bipartisan uproar follows exemption of Florida from offshore drilling expansion

01/11/2018 The Florida carve-out, announced Tuesday by Interior Secretary ... helping his own standing in a key swing state for 2020 or "protecting his real estate holdings in Mar-a-Lago." "What else am I supposed to think?" Brown asked. The commentary about Trump's ...

About-Face Tweet on Florida Drilling May Backfire on Agency’s Plan

01/11/2018 the Florida straits and the eastern Gulf of Mexico from 2019 to 2024. That’s a big blow to the oil industry, which viewed the eastern Gulf as prime new real estate in the U.S. — sure to contain crude and natural gas, close to existing development and ...

Tomas Maier Sells One of His Florida Homes for $9.5 Million

01/12/2018 Fashion designer Tomas Maier has upgraded his Florida living situation. After buying and renovating Ivana Trump’s longtime Palm Beach, Fla., house, Bottega Veneta’s creative director and his husband, Andrew Preston, have just sold the Gulf Stream home ...

Realtor of the week: Bell has two-plus decades of real estate expertise

01/11/2018 Bell has now been in the real estate industry for more than two decades, and is a licensed Realtor in Houston and Destin, Florida. Her primary focus is in luxury high-rises, upscale homes in downtown and other premium locales inside the Loop 610.

After Becoming President, Trump Has Sold Millions in Real Estate In Secret Deals

01/10/2018 Even after taking office, President Donald Trump has sold more than $35 million worth of real estate last year to secretive buyers ... nearly $98.4 million worth of Trump's property in South Florida. In addition, Trump sold his personal Park Avenue ...

Florida — When Will Its Real Estate Market Go Underwater?

01/09/2018 How much longer does southern Florida have until real-estate values in the region collapse on the back of flagging demand? At some point the reality that the region is not long for this world will have to sink in, and when it does, demand for homes in the ...

How Much Longer Does South Florida Have Until The Real Estate Apocalypse Begins?

01/09/2018 How much longer does southern Florida have until real-estate values in the region collapse on the back of flagging demand? At some point the reality that the region is not long for this world will have to sink in, and when it does, demand for homes in the ...

Century 21 Real Estate, Hispanic Heritage Foundation And Miami Dade College Announce 70 Winners Of "Empowering Latinas" Program

01/10/2018 The "Empowering Latinas" program award winners will receive a scholarship to help offset the costs of earning a real estate license in Florida. Plus, CENTURY 21 affiliated brokers in the greater South Florida region have agreed to mentor the scholarship ...

The Buccini/Pollin Group Acquires Hilton Melbourne Rialto Place in Florida

01/09/2018 Officials of The Buccini/Pollin Group, a privately held, full-service real estate acquisition ... Melbourne Rialto Place is one of the busiest meeting and event hubs on Florida’s Space Coast. “We maintain a full acquisition and development pipeline ...

PNC economist: New tax bill could impact South Florida home prices

01/08/2018 Do you have anything else to add about how this new law could impact South Florida? I do think that the residential real estate market in South Florida is a little bit more vulnerable to the tax law then most real estate markets in the United States ...

Brian Duffner Realtor/Admin, With Producers Realty of Florida, Announces New Office in Jupiter, Florida

01/05/2018 Producers Realty of Florida is a new company based in Jupiter, Florida with a business model of 100 percent-based commission to its agents and offer over 70 years of real estate experience to its clients. The new office is located at: 110 Front Street ...

Real Estate Q&A: When It Comes to Condo Boards, Apathy Can Be Expensive

01/05/2018 Upon seeing this, your neighbors would be wise to find volunteers to serve their community. Gary M. Singer is a Florida attorney and board-certified as an expert in real estate law by the Florida Bar.

Real Estate Rumors: GL Homes, Natixis, Retail Properties

01/04/2018 from a company affiliated with Florida homebuilder Ansca Homes for $50 million, The Real Deal reported Wednesday. The deal is for land between Florida State Road 7 and Lyons Road in Palm Beach County’s Agricultural Reserve, and in connection with the ...

People on the Move: West Palm Beach CPA is one of Florida Institute of CPAs Emerging Leaders graduate

01/05/2018 Real estate professionals have taken the beginning of 2018 to align ... was recently appointed editor-in-chief of The Florida Bar Health Law Updates, a monthly e-publication for Health Law Section members. Broward Health has named Andrew K.

Invest Now in the South Florida Property Market, Experts Say

01/05/2018 “I literally don’t think there will be a better time to invest in the Florida property market than right now,” he said. More: Emerging Markets With Upside for Real Estate Investors Lack of new building and favorable tax environment to result in ...

CRE Predictions For 2018: 'South Florida May Be Ready To Boom Again'

01/03/2018 As 2017 faded away and 2018 stormed in, Bisnow asked some of Miami's top commercial real estate executives for their predictions as to how the market will fare in the coming year and where they see opportunity. “South Florida was a buyer’s market in ...

Shopping center adjacent to Florida Mall gets a new owner

01/04/2018 The 146,717-square-foot Terrace at the Florida Mall on Dec. 26 sold for $14.5 million to East Meadow, N.Y.-based commercial real estate company United Properties Corp., Orange County property records showed. The sellers were Goldwynn Terrace LLC and ...

Rising Seas Could Doom Florida’s Real Estate Market (Audio)

01/02/2018 Christopher Flavelle, Bloomberg News climate policy reporter, discusses how an especially bad hurricane season has hurt Florida’ real estate market, which could never recover as homeowner become increasingly wary of the impact of climate change on the ...

So Long, NYC: Real Estate Execs Flee Big Apple for These Five Cities

01/03/2018 Through Starwood’s real estate investment trust, “we now own over $1 billion of low-income housing properties here,” DiModica said. “We’ve believed in this state for a long time, and tax reform can only help.” Another Florida believer is Bob ...

Florida investor snaps up 231-room hotel on the shore of Lake Ray Hubbard

01/02/2018 Florida investor Driftwood Acquisitions & Development LP purchased the decade-old hotel from TRC Capital Partners LLC. From the biggest buys to the hottest office trend, a look at D-FW real estate in 2017 Holliday Fenoglio Fowler L.P. brokered the sale.

Palm Beach broker with over $1B in sales leaves Corcoran for Christie’s Premier Estate Properties

01/03/2018 “The synergy between the auction business of Christie’s and real estate is an invaluable resource for us ... Palm Beach is among the South Florida ZIP codes with the most $1 million homes, according to Zillow. “It still has an elegant feel ...

Florida’s real-estate reckoning could be closer than you think

12/29/2017 Ross Hancock sold his four-bedroom house in Coral Gables, Florida, a city of pastel luxury at the edge of Miami, because he was worried that sea-level rise would eventually hurt his property’s value. He and his wife, Darlene, downsized to a small condo ...

Sea Turtle Real Estate Launches Property Management Division

12/28/2017 VERO BEACH, FL, USA, December 27, 2017 /EINPresswire.com/ -- Sea Turtle Real Estate, a boutique real estate brokerage with offices in Vero Beach and Melbourne, Florida, has announced the launch of its own property management division. Sea Turtle is joined ...

A Victorian-Style Rhode Island Estate With Serious Design Cachet

12/29/2017 This week we’re looking back on the Listings of the Day that garnered the most attention from our readers in 2017: An amenity-filled waterfront mansion in Florida ... agent John Hodnett of Lila Delman Real Estate. Most of the enthusiasm has been from ...

Notable real estate in 2017

12/29/2017 FORT MYERS, Fla. – 2017 was a big year for real estate in Southwest Florida. We took a look at some notable sales with Real Estate Expert Denny Grimes from Denny Grimes & Company at Keller Williams Realty.