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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Tomorrow is Fee-Free P.L.A.Y Day At Deering Estate

Looking for something to do with the family this weekend?  Start out tomorrow with a fee-free P.L.A.Y  Saturday at Deering Estate in Palmetto Bay.  P.L.A.Y stands for Preservation, Learning, Adventure, Year-Round and the day incorporates all of these in a beautiful, bay-front setting.

Palmetto Bay, Things To Do
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New Condos Going Up Without Parking Garages

In today’s Miami Herald, there was an article about the new Centro Lofts that are going up in downtown Miami.  This building will not have a parking garage and will instead opt for a Car2Go, bike racks, and public transportation to get it’s residents around.  I moved from San Francisco and love the idea of […]

Brickell/Downtown Miami, Buying
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Bike 305 Aims To Form An Interconnected System of Greenways, Bike Lanes and Trails

I recently visited Ecuador and enjoyed running on the Chiquinan Trail, a 20 km bike and running trail converted from an old railway trail. While I was running, I thought it would be great if Miami-Dade had something similar.  I was thrilled to find out it does, though most of it is still in the […]

Coconut Grove, Coral Gables, Florida Life, Key Biscayne, Palmetto Bay, Pinecrest, Things To Do
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The Summer Doldrums Do Not Apply To Miami Real Estate

As of the time of this post, the Miami real estate market has yet to hit the summer doldrums even though many buyers are taking time off to travel with their out-of-school-children.  This week EWM’s Coral Gables office did over $16 million in sales and last week we did almost $30 million.  Given the lack […]

Buying, Selling
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Two Bedroom Rental At The Grande

Sorry, I had to remove the video because the unit rented in one day!

Renting in Miami, Selling
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Fairchild Mango Festival Is This Weekend

One of my favorite things about summer is that it is mango season.  This year, Fairchild’s Mango Festival features the mangoes of  Mexico.   I have no idea where the mangoes I buy from my neighborhood pop-up mango stands are from but they are all delicious.  When you are done at the Festival, drive through the […]

Things To Do
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Happy 4th of July!

I will be spending the 4th of July at a friend’s house, celebrating her birthday.  If you don’t have plans for the day, here are some ideas on where to celebrate and watch fireworks: On land (FREE) The Biltmore Hotel   Black Point Park & Marina  Bayfront Park At Sea: Aboard SeaFair South Beach Lady

Florida Life, Things To Do
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Home Values Up But Still Off 43% From 2006 Peak

Many of my clients have been calling me, shocked at how rapidly home prices have risen over the last year and questioning whether the South Florida real estate market is entering a new bubble.  Although this graph confirms that prices have gone up, we are a long way off from the peak.  Given that we […]

Buying, Foreclosures, Investment Real Estate, Selling
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Enjoy Local Spas At A Discount From July Through August

Today is the beginning of Miami Spa Month, which is really two months since it lasts through August, where you can get $99 treatments at some of Miami’s most luxurious spas.  I tried the Aquavana Experience at  Canyon Ranch and thoroughly enjoyed it.  I am looking to squeeze in a couple more before the end of August.

Florida Life, Things To Do
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