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Lot Lines: The sharing economy and real estate

04/19/2018 I am returning from the American Real Estate Society’s annual meeting at Bonita Springs, Florida, the convergence of the best and brightest academic minds in real estate and major players in the industry. I’m sitting in the airport thinking about an ...

Carroll Org., PGIM Real Estate Acquire 4-Property Portfolio in FL

04/19/2018 Carroll Organization and PGIM Real Estate have formed a joint venture to acquire a four-property portfolio in South Florida. Carroll Organization is acting on behalf of its latest investment vehicle, Carroll Multifamily Real Estate Fund V, while PGIM Real ...

Mom-daughter real estate duo threaten to kill Florida deputy

04/19/2018 DESTIN, Fla. (AP) — A mother and daughter real estate team ended up in a heap of trouble following a night out drinking together at a Florida bar. The Northwest Daily News reports that as an Okaloosa County Sheriff's deputy was taking 47-year-old Tracy ...

As golf real estate stabilizes, the hottest demand is coming from developers

04/20/2018 While there are buyers who want to acquire courses to improve operations and get them back in the green, the hottest demand comes from real estate developers, Ekovich said. He has a listing for a property in South Florida that’s worth $1.5 million as a ...

Real Estate Rumors: Tishman, Venture X, Acore

04/18/2018 Law360 (April 18, 2018, 6:41 PM EDT) -- Tishman Speyer has scored $380 million of construction financing for a Brooklyn condo project from JPMorgan Chase, Starwood Property Trust and iStar, The Real Deal reported ... West Palm Beach, Florida, the South ...

Dervech Real Estate Launches Its First Commercial Real Estate Educational Podcast, 'Live With Jeff'

04/17/2018 TAMPA, Fla., April 17, 2018 (Newswire.com) - Jeff Dervech with Dervech Real Estate, Inc. released a live podcast from the 2018 Tampa ICSC West Florida Idea Exchange. In the first episode 101, Dervech along with Eric Adams and Adam Woodruff of Shutts ...

Florida’s beach owners could soon have the power to close to the public

04/19/2018 When the new laws come into force, they will have to petition to do this. The Miami Herald reports that Florida real estate agent Alice Duncan called for the bill to be scrapped. She said: “Our very livelihood depends on everyone having access to our ...

8,000 inquire about 201 apartments as Central Florida officials seek affordable housing options

04/14/2018 You need these in this community. This is a low-budget city.” In search of housing solutions, more than 100 Central Florida officials and housing executives last week finalized a series of regional housing workshops organized by Orange County.

Florida Realtors®, Canadian Real Estate Association Sign MoU

04/16/2018 CORAL GABLES, Fla., April 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Florida Realtors and the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for 2018. The MoU establishes the cooperation of the two Realtor organizations in ...

Banyan Street Capital merges with New York real estate firm

04/16/2018 Miami-based Banyan Street Capital has merged with New York-based MHP Real Estate Services to form a commercial real ... Banyan Street owns many office buildings in South Florida, including its recent acquisitions in Dadeland for $33 million and $81.5 ...

What's the wealthiest zip code in the U.S.? Hint: It's in South Florida

04/11/2018 One other Florida zip code, 34102 in Naples ... Also, the island is only accessible by water taxi or ferry. According to the luxury real estate firm The Jills, some of the celebrities who keep a home on Fisher Island include Oprah Winfrey, Julia Roberts ...

Howard Hughes's Former Florida Property Is on the Market for $17 Million

04/09/2018 A house set on land in Coconut Grove, Florida that was once owned by the reclusive billionaire business mogul Howard Hughes is hitting the market today for $16.9 million. Scroll down to see more of the listing. Lourdes Alatriste, partner and private office ...

There is no better place to live and invest than Bay Harbor Islands in South Florida

04/06/2018 I have been a proud Bay Harbor Islands resident since 2009, and during that time I have also sold real estate here and witnessed its evolution ... was recently ranked among the 20 safest cities in Florida by SafeWise, a home security company.

Millennials a surging part of U.S. real estate market, but not in Florida

04/09/2018 In a region where cul de sacs have quickly replaced crops over the last half century, documented encounters between development and Native American archaeological sites remain somewhat rare. Central Florida had 12 cases of prehistoric Native American human ...

Does new law restrict public access to Florida’s beaches? Not exactly.

04/06/2018 The Florida Supreme Court has ruled that if a private property ... “Our very livelihood depends on everyone having access to our greatest natural resource,” Destin real estate agent Alice Duncan wrote to Scott. “Please, please veto this.

Jim McElwain takes $400K loss on sale of Florida home

04/06/2018 After word began to spread that Jim McElwain, fired as the head football coach at Florida after posting a 22-12 record ... “Yet another loss for Ol’ Jim” “Can’t even beat the real estate market” “(something about naked sharking)” Matt ...

Millennial home buying on the rise in Southwest Florida

04/05/2018 Millennials looking for a home do not like Florida and the Fort Myers area. That's according to a recent study done by LendingTree, but some local real estate experts are not buying it. According to that study, five cities in Florida landed on its top 10 ...

Michigan’s Jim McElwain took a loss on his Florida home for a family with two disabled children

04/06/2018 “The McElwains have a good heart,” the family’s real estate agent Daurine Wehbe told the Tampa Bay ... s home for a charity dinner and had briefly kept in touch with Florida’s former coach afterwards. Two of his kids, Tyler and Samantha, have ...

Jim McElwain roasted for taking loss on Florida house, but reason will make you stand up and cheer

04/06/2018 "Because the McElwains have a good heart," said their real estate agent, Daurine Wehbe told TampaBay.com ... and McElwain decided to work with them on it when he was made aware of their situation. Florida and McElwain parted ways in late October following ...

Berkshire Hathaway Florida acquires South Miami firm

04/05/2018 Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Realty is expanding its reach in Miami-Dade. The brokerage, a subsidiary of Lennar Corp., just closed on the acquisition of Foster & Clark Real Estate, adding 24 agents to the company. In Florida, Berkshire Hathaway ...

Inside OBJ's 2018 Residential Real Estate Awards event (PHOTOS)

04/06/2018 Representatives from Central Florida's real estate industry made themselves at home in a piece of Orlando's history on the evening of April 5 as the Church Street Ballroom hosted Orlando Business Journal's 2018 Residential Real Estate Awards. The event ...

Real Estate Q&A: Do I really need an owner's title insurance policy?

04/03/2018 Gary M. Singer is a Florida attorney and board-certified as an expert in real estate law by the Florida Bar. He practices real estate, business litigation and contract law from his office in Sunrise, Fla. Send him questions online at www.sunsentinel.com ...

Wealthy Florida congressman poised to benefit from last year's tax cut

04/03/2018 The Florida lawmaker made the short trip in his Embraer Phenom ... rewrite of the U.S. tax code through Congress late last year that includes breaks for the real estate and automobile industries that generate most of his income. The potential windfall ...

LAB Ventures to Partner With Engel & Völkers to Produce Inaugural Future of Real Estate Summit, Open Call for Entries in Startup Competition

04/04/2018 “Innovation through technology has really accelerated in the real estate world, and we are at the forefront, particularly in South Florida,” said Irving Padron, President of Engel & Völkers Miami and a major supporter of local real estate tech.

Lakeland Real Estate Company Announces Rebrand

04/03/2018 Lakeland Real Estate Group specializes in residential real estate sales ... Norris is a member of the Lakeland Association of Realtors, the Florida Association of Realtors, and the National Association of Realtors. For more information, call (863) 619-6918 ...

CHRIS WILLE: A boom in residential real estate, for some

04/02/2018 the clear indication is a surge in residential real estate prices. The market imbalance of surging home values and an inventory shortage are exacerbating the affordable-housing dilemma that plagues the country. Florida Realtors reported several weeks ago ...

BBX Capital, Stiles Trade FL Retail Property

04/03/2018 from a joint venture between BBX Capital Real Estate and Stiles Property Fund for $7.4 million ... the two-story building is positioned between Interstate 95 and Florida Route 811, enabling convenient access throughout the region. Tri-Rail is planning ...

South Florida Office Buildings Trade for $20.25 Million by Local Broker JW Florida Real Estate Services

04/02/2018 Delray Beach, FL, April 02, 2018 --(PR.com)-- Jesse M Winner, Owner & Managing Broker of JW Florida Real Estate Services LLC, a Delray Beach based brokerage, has brokered the sale of three Class A & B office buildings in Boca Raton & Port St Lucie.

Real Estate Rumors: Florida Power, KKR, TPA Group

03/30/2018 Law360 (March 30, 2018, 6:08 PM EDT) -- Florida Power & Light has picked up a vacant 4.25-acre Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, site for $4.9 million, the South Florida Business Journal reported on Friday. The company bought the site at 4299 Kyoto Gardens ...

How a billion-dollar insurance industry protects Florida's risky real estate game for now

03/22/2018 (MENAFN - The Conversation) After dodging the worst of Hurricane Irma, Florida's coastal real estate boom shows no signs of slowing. In Miami and nearby waterfront cities, a survey of local records show that more than 90 luxury high-rise apartment blocks ...

Florida electrical company moves HQ to McKinney

03/29/2018 A Florida-based electrical equipment firm is moving its headquarters to McKinney Emerald Transformer said it's relocating its head office from DeFuniak Springs, Florida to 7850 Collin McKinney Pkwy in McKinney. The more than 40-year-old company has ...

Florida man mysteriously vanishes into the ocean on paddleboard: Police

03/28/2018 Authorities in Florida are asking for help in finding a commercial real estate agent who mysteriously vanished while paddleboarding on the ocean -- and two of the man's family members say he was in turmoil about ongoing legal issues, according to a police ...

Who Knew The Salmon Industry Was So Important To Miami Real Estate?

03/28/2018 Who knew salmon — that cold water fish better associated with Seattle — would be having such an impact on commercial real estate in Miami ... According to the Miami Herald, South Florida's geology uniquely allows for ample fresh water and salt ...

Ocean Drive's Private Tour of Miami's Most Innovative and Elegant Estate

03/23/2018 On the market for $26 million, this waterfront oasis is setting the bar for the South Florida real estate industry with its rare and never-before-seen design qualities including a first floor elevation of 13 feet above sea level, a six-car garage ...

Real Estate Q&A: Help! My neighbor's hedge is encroaching on my property

03/26/2018 The judge would have to sort this out and decide if the hedge stays or goes. Gary M. Singer is a Florida attorney and board-certified as an expert in real estate law by the Florida Bar. He practices real estate, business litigation and contract law from ...

Rising prices near UCF downtown campus spawn Central Florida land trust

03/27/2018 “In Parramore, if people move there in force, the people who live there will be forced out,” said Mark Brewer, president of the Central Florida Foundation. “We’re making real estate affordable in the long term. Gentrification is not always a bad thin

New startup selling climate change data to launch in South Florida

03/24/2018 Sorkin’s already got one client from the South Florida real estate industry sold on the idea: Xebec Realty, which claims to have developed over 7 million square feet of property focused on industry uses, is using ClimateScore for evaluating properties in ...

Naples Firm Treiser Collins Expands Real Estate Law Group, Adds Partner Thad Kirkpatrick

03/26/2018 NAPLES, Fla., March 26, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Treiser Collins has expanded their Real Estate Law practice area with the addition of attorney Thad D. Kirkpatrick as Partner. Kirkpatrick is Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Real Estate Law. His practice ...

South Florida businessman, team owner Wayne Huizenga dies

03/23/2018 the disappointment would be that we did not bring a championship home," Huizenga said shortly after he sold the Dolphins to New York real estate billionaire Stephen Ross. "It's something we failed to do." Huizenga was the original owner of the Florida ...

Real Estate Week : Mortgage 101

03/23/2018 This week is Real Estate Week on The Morning Show ... loan types or variations of loans from first-time home buyer grant programs through the state of Florida, VA and VA jumbo financing, 0% down payment options for rural areas, conventional, FHA ...