Florida Is Expected To Outperform The U.S In 2014 and 2015

The economic outlook for the Sunshine State is extremely positive. TD Economics, an affiliate of TD Bank, estimates that Florida’s economic growth will grow from 2.4% this year to 3.5% in 2014 & 4.0% in 2015.  This growth is largely due to the increase in domestic in-migration, which has led us to knock New York […]

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So The Topic Of The Day Seems To Be Taxes!

Going through my Google Alerts this morning, I came across so many articles that mentioned Florida and taxes that I decided I needed to blog about it.  Although it is not the only consideration to take when making a move, either as a business or an individual, taxes appear to be taking on a great […]

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New Buildings Mean New Architecture For Many Areas of Miami

With all of the new construction, both currently under way and proposed, comes new architecture.  Here are some new non-residential examples.    

Brickell/Downtown Miami, Commercial Real Estate, Florida Life, Miami Beach, Neighborhood News
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Miami Real Estate: Foreigners Continue To Invest In South Florida

In case you think that the investment in Miami is starting to ebb, there is an article in today’s Business Monday about Fort Capital Management, a private equity firm, buying up prime South Florida real estate.  Their most recent purchase it the Surf Club in Surfside. Miami-Dade’s strong rebound in the tourism industry is driving […]

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PortMiami Plans For Future

[youtube width=”425″ height=”344″]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kKgLx54PABk#![/youtube]Last week’s Business Monday in the Miami Herald featured “PortMiami’s Big Dream” about the port’s master plan.  I really liked their concept for developing the southwest corner. What do you think about making this working port a tourist and business hub?

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Thinking About Investing in Miami Real Estate?

I attended the Realtors Commercial Alliance’s Super Conference today and wanted to share some of the things I heard that may help you decide whether or  not now is the time to invest in real estate. Dr. Randy Anderson, the Howard Phillips Eminent Scholar Chair at the University of Central Florida: pointed out that no other asset […]

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San Jose Island, Panama: How Big is 11,000 Acres?

Okay, I have already posted that it is twice the size of Key West, but maybe that is still hard to put into perspective.  So, I will compare it in size to other famous islands.   Using AskNumbers.com conversion table, I came up with the following: Cayman Brac: 14 square miles =8,960 acres Little Cayman: 10 square miles = […]

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Miami Real Estate – Commercial Construction Also Picking Up

 I have been seeing more commercial buildings going up in Miami as well.  All small signs the economy is improving.

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Private Islands: What The Rich and Famous Are Buying

The Exhumas, Bahamas is where the rich and famous are buying islands, according to an article in the July 28 edition of the Wall Street Journal.  Some of the issues that arise with developing these islands, such as importing electricity, cell phone towers, water purifiers,  the building materials and even, in some cases, the palm […]

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