south florida real estate News Archive



  • Chiquita won't move to Florida (Miami Herald)
    Chiquita Brands International won't be moving its corporate headquarters to South Florida after all. The giant banana distributor announced Thursday it will keep its headquarters in Cincinnati, Ohio. South Florida and Atlanta were each competing to lure Chiquita's 300-employee corporate office.

  • C.R. 951 debate unlikely to end anytime soon (The News-Press)
    Continuing our look back at some of the notable hot topics of the year in south Lee County, the controversial County Road 951 plan is sure to affect many people ... and a lot of real estate.

  • New York City's Star-Studded Roundtable Discussion & Real Estate Market Outlook 2006 Presented by Haute Living Magazine (PR Web)
    Haute Living has chosen three of New York?s leading celebrity journalists, Braden Keil of The New York Post, Amir Korangy of The Real Deal and Peter Slatin of Forbes/Slatin Real Estate Report, to moderate its first-ever Manhattan-based Roundtable Discussion & Real Estate Market Outlook for 2006. [PRWEB Dec 12, 2005]

  • Real Estate Weekly -- Dec. 9 (
    To listen to most of the media, you would think that the only people involved in real estate investing were broken-down dot-com players searching for the next great wave, folks who would expect to get in at any cost and then cash out quickly as the inexorable rise in values continued.

  • Condo-hotel converter sued by real estate broker (The Miami Herald) (Hotel Online)
    Dec. 7--Prolific condo-hotel converter Robert Falor borrowed $500,000 from his real estate broker to close his most celebrated deal, the purchase of South Beach's Royal Palm Crowne Plaza, according to a recent lawsuit.

    BY BROOKE DONALD For real estate agent Jean Marie Echemendia, fluency in Italian comes in handy in Miami these days. Echemendia, of Coldwell Banker, just sold a $4 million condo on Brickell to a couple from Milan who ''didn't speak English at all,'' she said. The couple had heard about her through a referral from another one of her Italian clients.

  • Independent broker still is going strong (Orlando Sentinel)
    Your list of long-time, independent commercial real estate brokers in Orlando isn't complete without Bob Johns, CEO of Southeastern Realty Group.

  • Superstar builder puts thoughts on paper (Sun-Sentinel)
    He's been called a daredevil, a real estate "rock czar" and "the king of ready-made homes." And now, Delray Beach developer Frank McKinney can add "author" to his list of monikers for the second time.

  • Real estate notes (Sun-Sentinel)
    >Sunrise-based Weston Wingate LLC has purchased Wingate Commons, a 34,000-square-foot office complex at 4501-4525 NW 31st Ave. in Fort Lauderdale, from Presidential Properties Group LP for $3.75 million. CB Richard Ellis Inc. brokered the deal.

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