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April 30, 2019 --  Development means change. Changes in traffic, density, noise, loss of green space, and it also brings more economic opportunities to the local area. However, local residents don't like change, developers promote it, and economic growth demands it.Smart Growth and Miami 21Miami ...
Miami’s Upper East Side is quickly becoming one of the most sought after neighborhoods in which to live in Miami. Located between Little Havana and Little Haiti, the area is not only surrounded by culture, but also has the added bonus of being one of the closest neighborhoods to the water outside...
It’s no secret that Florida is the retirement capital of the country, but it still might be surprising to see that seven out of ten of the nation’s cities with older homeowners are found in the Sunshine State. We recently reported that a housing sell-off by baby boomers will potentially cause a n...
In Miami, the word condo is nearly synonymous with “luxury condos.” Those purchasing condo properties in Miami, whether for home or investment are largely in the market for luxury condos. Upscale, opulent finishes and resort style amenities have become expected and developers are in fierce compe...
The issue of historic districts in Miami has become a highly polarized issue in recent years. While preservationists are determined to keep at least certain parts of Miami the way they are for years to come, some developers and property owners feel differently. Developers stand to increase their...
Just as we’ve discussed in recent reports, a lack of affordable housing, rising rents and costs of living are pushing people to secondary cities as alternative places to live. The issue of affordable housing does not just affect lower-level income groups. Residents classified as middle-income ar...
Many Americans, and especially Floridians, woke up yesterday with bit of an election hangover after making amendment decisions and choosing government officials. In what was one of the most costly campaigned elections in history, candidates battled it out in what resulted in narrow margin victor...
One of the amendments on the upcoming Florida mid-term election ballot involves foreign ownership of US land and property. Amendment 11 proposes omitting the language in the Florida State Constitution that prohibits anyone without US citizenship from buying, selling, owning or inheriting propert...
With such political turmoil going on in our country today, a record number of people are expected to cast their vote in the upcoming mi­d-term elections on November 6th. In addition to countless county issues and elected positions, there are 12 amendments to the Florida constitution on the ballot...
In a case of too little, too late, the Florida Panhandle is now realizing its construction codes were not sufficient to handle a storm as intense as Hurricane Michael. It was once argued that the trees would help save Florida’s Panhandle from the fury of a hurricane, relying on the acres of fore...

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