6 Florida Laws That Go Into Effect Will Impact Commercial Real Estate

Part of what I do every year is travel to Tallahassee and Washington D.C. to lobby for private property rights and issues that affect commercial real estate.  This year, we had a lot of wins, especially at the state level, with Governor DeSantis signing several bills we supported into law in the last month.  These […]

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Have A Warehouse You Want to Sell?

If you do, congratulations!  Warehouse is currently the most sought after asset class in South Florida.  So many of the older warehouse areas, such as Wynwood, have been re-imagined into vibrant neighborhoods and the warehouses have been replaced with new offices, condos, and retail space.  In an area where PortMiami and Miami International Airport are top international […]

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MIAMI Realtors and FIABCI Arabic Countries Sign Collaboration Agreement

Today, several MIAMI Realtor Board members were present for the visit of Walid Moussa, who is FIABCI Arabic Countries President and FIABCI World President Elect.  The MIAMI Association of REALTORS signed an international collaboration agreement with FIABCI Arabic Countries to promote Miami as a place to do business and create opportunities to work together to […]

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Commercial Real Estate Insights From NAR Convention in Boston

NAR’s annual conference was held in Boston earlier this week, and there were several takeaways for those of us who buy, sell and own commercial real estate.  Like the light shining forth to the Prudential building pictured above, Florida’s economy is strong and the future for bright.  Florida was the top state in the country […]

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Retailers Can Learn From RH’s Efforts To Revolutionize Physical Stores

  I just received my copy of RH’s catalogue and immediately loved the building pictured on the front.  I liked RH as a brand even more when I opened the front cover and read CEO Gary Friedman’s piece, The Death of Retail Is Overrated.  In it, he states that “…most retail stores are archaic, windowless […]

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What Happening in Miami-Dade Multi-Family Market? Sales Rise In Second Quarter

  As reported in Vizzda’s Quarterly Report For South Florida Commercial Real Estate, the total dollar amount of multi-family sales in Miami-Dade County rose to $232,943,000 in the second quarter of 2018, up from $196,115,503 in the first quarter.  This is approximately half of the $462,372,302 worth of sales in the second quarter of 2017. […]

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Is South Florida Real Estate Still Affordable?

Affordability has become a real estate hot topic over the last several years and is going to continue to be one for at least the next 5 years.  As both millennials and baby boomers age, their demand on residential and commercial real estate are driving up prices at a time when incomes are close to […]

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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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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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