Commercial Construction Going Strong on Miami Beach

Commercial real estate is booming in South Beach.  In addition to the recently completed Marriott Residence Inn on 17th Street near West Ave., the  Finvarb Group is building what will be a Kobi Karp designed Kimpton Palomar Hotel, right at the cross roads of Alton Road and Dade Boulevard, at the entrance to the hot Sunset Harbour District.   Just across […]

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Live. Work. Play. Repeat in Sunset Harbour District of Miami Beach

  I love the Sunset Harbor area of Miami Beach.  It is a non-touristy part of Miami Beach, right before you get on the Venetian Causeway.  I have been going there for years, when it was just a bunch of auto repair warehouses with a great Italian restaurant, Sardinia.  Then came Scott Robins with his […]

Commercial Real Estate, Luxury Real Estate, Marinas, Yacht Clubs and other Boating Information, Miami Beach, Neighborhood News, Restaurants, Selling
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Miami Attributes Contribute To A Healthy Lifestyle

One of the many great attributes that Miami offers residents and visitors alike is the opportunity to live a healthy lifestyle.   Our wonderful weather, scenic parks, flat terrain, and extensive offering of races, yoga, golf, tennis, swimming, rowing, and many more events allow us to exercise year round.  If you want to avoid summer humidity, there are also […]

Florida Life, Things To Do
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Happy Valentine’s Day! Need A Last Minute Unique Gift Idea?

Did Valentine’s Day sneak up on you?  If so, here is one of my favorite new spots with a different gift idea…Ice Cream!  This one isn’t for the kids – 21 years and older please!  My favorite is the Dark Chocolate Fudge, but I am still working my way down the menu.  No matter which flavor […]

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Is TAMI Coming To A Town Near You?

All of the large tech companies appear to be on a buying spree. Google’s $2.4 billion purchase of the Chelsea Market Place building shows how insatiable these large companies can be. Loaded with cash and apparently feeling bullish about how recent tax reform will affect them, they are on a purchasing and/or expansion binge.  This […]

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Get Ready for A Busy Two Weeks In South Florida!

Not only is February Miami Romance Month, full of special pricing and packages at hotels, spas, shops, restaurants, and events, but it is also the height of Miami’s Winter Season.  The next two weeks are full of events that will be sure to either keep you busy or running out of town!  Next weekend is […]

Florida Life, Things To Do
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Florida Is The Top Destination For Foreign Buyers

In  a sign of Florida’s continued attraction as a place to visit, live, work and invest, the National and Miami Association of Realtors 2017 Profile of International Activity states that foreign buyers purchased $153 billion of residential properties last year, approximately $50 billion more than in 2016.  Though purchases were made throughout the U.S., Florida, […]

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If You Love Downtown Coconut Grove, Thank the Commercial Property Owners

  Coconut Grove has been experiencing yet another revitalization.  It has been through at least three cycles of boom to gloom since I moved here in the early 1990’s but, thanks to the commercial property owners, who formed the Coconut Grove Business Improvement District and agreed to tax themselves, this boom feels different.  Why?  Because […]

Coconut Grove, Commercial Real Estate, Florida Life, Investment Real Estate, Luxury Real Estate, Neighborhood News, Selling, Things To Do
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Don’t Hold A Funeral For Retail Just Yet

It seems like you couldn’t open a newspaper or business journal in 2017 without the headlines screaming, “Retail Is Dead“.  There are lists of store closures for 2018 and many large retailers are on those lists.  Toys R Us, Macy’s and The Gap are just a few that are closing stores and more companies will probably be added as […]

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Why Amendment 2 Matters To YOU!

Although this year’s elections aren’t until November and every one is pretty tired of politics, I have to take this opportunity before all of the other campaigning starts to talk about Amendment 2 and why it matters to you. Amendment 2 is not a tax cut, it would make a current 10% cap on non-homesteaded […]

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