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The Miami Herald

Miami-Dade Real Estate Had A Rough 3 Months

Sales for existing homes fell 15.3 percent, but prices are still going up

The Miami Herald

Sustainable Cultural Diversity Will Help South Florida’s Real Estate Value

South Florida is a top international real estate investment destination

The Maestro Of Miami Beach: Alan Faena And His New Faena Hotel

Faena District investment has already topped $1.2 billion

The New York Times

Miami Emerges From Gloom Into Residential And Commercial Sunlight

Wave of real estate development in downtown Miami altering city’s skyline

Miami Luxury Homes

Miami Condo Market Is Far From A Bust: Response To The Wall Street Journal

Local luxury real estate expert sets the story straight

The Boston Globe

Miami’s SoFi Neighborhood Grows But Keeps Its Charm

South Beach's South of Fifth neighborhood booms as destination

Miami Today

$600 Million I-395 Bridge To Go To Bidding

State project will bring major improvements, including new signature bridge

Mansion Global

How To Buy In…Miami

A Miami & Miami Beach luxury real estate buyers' guide

The Miami Herald

Miami’s Downtown Building Boom Drawing To A Close

Declining foreign currencies hurting Latin American and European buyers

The Miami Herald

Roots Of Miami’s Vibrant Arts Scene Were Planted In The 1980s

But not long ago, Miami was widely derided as a cultural wasteland

Curbed Miami

Miami Beach Approved Big Convention Center Hotel, Again

City's long-standing need for a true convention center hotel finds ideal site

How To Spend It

Faena District, Miami Beach

Nearly $1B area to include hotel, performing arts, retail bazaar and more

The Miami Herald

Broker’s View: Miami’s Global Brand Is Urban, Youthful

Downtown Miami is one of the fastest-growing residential districts in U.S.

Miami Today

Miami Sets Record As Hotels Lead Nation

Miami-Dade hotels are No. 1 in all key hotel metrics nationwide

The Miami Herald

Faena District To Launch With Fanfare

Hotel, residential, retail and arts project will finally open in November

Daily Business Review

And The Companies Miami Beach Picked for Convention Center Makeover Are...

It's a half-billion-dollar project with a giant hotel next door, too


Favorite Cities Of The Super Rich

Miami is No. 6 pick worldwide for multi-millionaire real estate investors

South Florida Business Journal

Developer Of Miami-Dade Mega-Mall Closes Land Deal

American Dream Miami to be largest mall and theme park in North America

Miami Beach Sees Rising Seas As No Threat To Real Estate Boom, For Now

Miami Beach's condo boom is bubbling hot with glass towers

Gotham Magazine

How Miami Became New York South

How the Magic City became New York South for Manhattan billionaires and investors

The Real Deal - South Florida

Spinning The City

Competition is fierce for South Florida’s top real estate development firms

Miami New Times

Miami-Dade Gained 21,000 New Residents Last Year, But Broward And Palm Beach Are Growing Faster

South Florida was the fastest growing metro area in the state


Gov. Touts Record Florida Tourism Numbers, Jobs

97.3 million Florida visitors in 2014 created 4% job growth

Florida Trend

Florida Sees Solid Job Growth In 2014

In the last four years, Florida has gained more than 700,000 jobs


Miami's $50 Million Penthouse Boom

94 towers being built with penthouses priced up to $5,624/square foot

The Miami Herald

Miami A Leading Luxury Capital Of The World

South Florida synonymous with luxury in all its many manifestations

The Miami Herald

6,400 New South Florida Condo Units Scheduled To Be Completed In 2015

More than 65 new South Florida condo towers planned in next 12 months

The Miami Herald

Miami Home Prices No. 1 In Yearly Increase Among 20 Big Cities

Miami-area real estate prices up 9.5 percent in October from 2013

USA Today

Census: Florida's Population Overtakes New York's

The Sun Belt is coming back

The New York Times

New York City Prices In Miami

New York City real estate developers bringing buyers and higher prices

Miami New Times

Rich New Yorkers Talking About How Cheap It Is To Live In Miami Will Make You Cry

Miami is a bargain to New Yorkers in exclusive world of luxury real estate

CCTV America

Chinese Investors Eye Miami’s Booming Real Estate Market

Miami is one of the most important global cities to the world’s wealthy

Miami Rides The Wave As Art Basel And Surging Real Estate Attract The Billionaires

Miami Beach is global destination for influencers and partygoers

The Real Deal - South Florida

Miami Worldcenter Project To Feature New Condo Towers

$2B mixed-use development downtown to include residences in phase one

The Miami Herald

Indian Creek Village Is For The Uber-Rich

Miami Beach’s Indian Creek Island is “billionaire bunker”

The Miami Herald

Proposed Museum Building Splashy Even For Miami

Striking structure on Biscayne would be designed by Arquitectonica

The Boston Globe

IMF Lowers World Growth Forecast, With US As A Bright Spot

With very strong jobs report, outlook for US revised sharply upward

The Miami Herald

‘King Tide’ Will Be First Test For Miami Beach’s New Pumps

With South Beach tides rising, new pumps hope to control flooding

The Miami Herald

Buyer Beware: Condo ‘Reservation’ Prices, Details Can Change

Tips for buying Miami Beach pre-construction condo real estate

The Wall Street Journal

Beachfront Homes Snubbed For Marina Properties

Dock space in Miami Beach, South Florida can fetch a premium

The National Law Review

Foreign Investors Still Stimulating Miami’s Real Estate Boom

With strongest U.S. housing market, Miami is high-end real estate exporter

The Miami Herald

Is Google Exec Building On Miami Beach?

San Marino Island mansion appears tied to chairman Eric Schmidt

The Wall Street Journal

Condo Builders Fuel Land Rush In Miami

Foreign buyers fuel demand for city's dwindling supply of unbuilt space

World Property Journal

Miami Top Market As Foreign Buyers Invest A Record-Setting $92 Billion In US Housing

Florida remains top destination with 23 percent share of market

Daily Business Review

He's Got His Sights On Bay Harbor Islands

Sereno condos will be $40 million high-end Miami Beach residence

Daily Business Review

Hot Deal: REIT Buys Hilton Cabana For $71.6 Million

Miami Beach hotel on Collins Ave. sells for $310,000 per room

Daily Business Review

David's Cafe On Collins Avenue Sells For $9.89 Million

Miami Beach restaurant makes 420 percent profit in less than five years

Business Insider

$50 Million Penthouse Sets Record In Miami Beach

Faena House condo under contract as Miami Beach's highest list price

Miami Beach Condo News Extra

Winston Churchill. The Duke and Duchess of Windsor. Liz Taylor. You?

The glamorous history of The Surf Club Four Seasons Private Residences

The Miami Herald

Miami Ranks As 7th Top Global City In Wealth Report

Miami is again one of the most important global cities to the world’s wealthy

Business Insider

Miami Is Wall Street South — Here's Why

It's already the 2nd most popular financial hub in the country after NYC

The New York Times

36 Hours In South Beach, Miami Beach

In this Miami Beach dreamland, you can choose your own adventure

Miami Today

New Yorkers Now Top Spenders For Miami Homes

NY residents pay premium to make Miami and Miami Beach real estate home

The New York Times

Upstart In Miami Lures Luxury Stores From A Chic Citadel

Highest-end retailers head from Bal Harbour Shops to Miami Design District


Lionheart Capital Announces The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Miami Beach

Ultra-luxury condos to feature exceptional amenities and legendary service

Sun Sentinel

69% Of Home Sales Are Cash In S. Florida

Cash deals help lenders move large supply of bank-owned properties

The Real Deal - South Florida

Luxe Miami Beach Residential Roars Ahead

Double-digit gains for home and condo sales over $500k


W South Beach Reviewed: Playful Glamour And Style On South Beach

A jet-set and celeb favorite, W South Beach celebrates buzz of Miami Beach

The Miami Herald

South Florida Housing Prices Up By Double Digits In June

Home sales continue soar despite rising mortgage rates, declining inventory

Favorite Cities Of The Super Rich

Miami Beach is a location of choice for wealthy real estate investors


New Money, Old Problem

Wealthy Chinese nationals spend on U.S. real estate to protect money


Mansion Shortage Could Slow Sales In Rich Towns

Housing inventory falling fast in country's richest ZIP codes, like Palm Beach

New York Post

Turn Up The Heat

Miami and Miami Beach's high-end pre-construction condo market sizzles

The Real Deal - South Florida

S&P Home Prices Rise 10.9 Percent, Beating Expectations

Miami and Tampa had annual gains of 10.7 percent and 11.8 percent

The Miami Herald

South Florida’s Luxury Home Market Sizzles

A-Rod's Miami Beach real estate sale sets record at $30 million

The Miami Herald

Miami Beach’s Recovery Shows Signs of Overheating

Asking prices higher than at peak of 2006 South Florida real estate boom

The New York Times

The Year of Pricing Audaciously

Extremely wealthy paying extraordinary prices for new Miami properties

The Miami Herald

South Florida’s Existing Home Prices Jump
By Double Digits From Year Ago

Miami-Dade County home prices rose 23.7 percent, condos up 17.1 percent

The Miami Herald

Massive New Convention Center And Hotel In The Works For Downtown Miami

Miami convention center with hotel projected to cost more than $1 billion

The New York Times

The Quick-Change Artist

South of Fifth has emerged as the most expensive section of Miami Beach

New York Post

‘Wall St.’ Flees NY For Tax-Free Fla.

Financial firms relocating to business-friendly Palm Beach County

South Florida Business Journal

Architect Enrique Norten: Miami Is The ‘Capital Of Latin America’

"Miami is becoming a national destination," says prominent architect

Sun Sentinel

South Florida Tourism Poised For Record In 2013

Increase fueled by international visitors, real estate and credit rebounds

World Property Channel

Miami, Moscow And Dubai To Be Strongest Performing Global Markets In 2013

Miami predicted to be a top worldwide location for prime residential real estate

The Observer

At Art Basel Miami Beach, The Stars Line Up To Be Seen – And Be Shocked

Sales at America's hippest hedonistic art fair are expected to top £1.5bn


Florida Attracts Record Number Of Tourists In 2011

An estimated 86 million visitors traveled to the Sunshine State last year


The Sun Belt's Comeback

Florida is No. 2 in U.S. growth as southern rim poises for economic recovery

The Miami Herald

MGM CEO Offers Views On South Florida Casino Market Potential

Focus is on downtown Miami or Miami Beach hotel-casino or hotel only

The New York Times

Riding, Artfully, Into The Sunset

Art Basel Miami Beach has evolved to annual pilgrimage of super rich

New York Magazine

Is A Celebrity Invasion Turning Art Basel Miami Beach Into Sundance?

Extravagant art fair is a tropical Woodstock for the wealthy

Florida Trend

Miami's Billion-Dollar Real Estate Boom

Miami real estate investments from foreign buyers are colossal

Florida Markets Dominate Top Ten Turnaround Report

Miami ranks No. 1 on list that includes five other Florida cities

The Miami Herald

Here Comes The Next Wave Of Condos

At least six new Miami condo projects slated to break ground downtown

The Miami Herald

Two Vegas Magnates Disagree On Miami’s Casino Potential

Does Miami have what it takes to become a Las Vegas East?

Bloomberg Businessweek

Russians Prop Up The Luxury Housing Market

Russians, other foreigners spent est. $82B on U.S. homes in 12 months

Miami Today

7% Jumps In Miami-Dade Hotel Occupancy, Room Rates Forecast

Hospitality industry is leading Greater Miami out of the recession

The New York Times

Miami’s Rising Tides

In Miami Beach, the delineation between high and low seasons has eroded

The Wall Street Journal

The New Global City

Buyers of luxury residential real estate worldwide are increasingly foreign

USA Today

Vacation-Home Market Faces Long Road To Recovery

Increasing number of buyers paying with cash to avoid tight lending

The Miami Herald

2010 A Record Year For Tourism In Miami-Dade

Record numbers flock to Miami in 2010, spending record amount of cash

The New York Times

New World Symphony Inaugurates New Home – Review

New World Center Miami Beach to become destination for international music

The Miami Herald

Condo Inventory Detailed In New Report

50,000 condos built during South Florida's historic housing boom have sold

The Miami Herald

Watson Island Plan: On Track, But Slimmed-Down?

Utopian village to finally be built on one of Miami's last waterfront jewels

Daily Business Review

Appeals: Court Sides With Developers In Fight Over Condo Deposits

Class Action Fairness Act sends case from Florida state to federal court

The New York Times

The Sweet Life At The Chic Tip Of South Beach

South of Fifth Street (SoFi) neighborhood: the posh South Beach alternative

The Miami Herald

Basel Attendance Down But Decent

Art Basel Miami Beach draws 40,000 to nation's largest contemporary show

The Miami Herald

Controversial Deal Keeps Art Basel In Miami Beach

Country's biggest art show returns to Miami Beach through 2011

The New York Times

Babylon On A Budget: A Weekend Challenge

A fun weekend stay in Miami Beach for two, all for just $500

Heading South

Hip, visible, and exciting: Art Basel Miami Beach begins

The Miami Herald

New Hotel Has Posh Trappings, Top-tier Rates

Stylish South Beach hotel district heads a few blocks north

The Miami Herald

Miami Skyline Could Reach New Heights

Miami real estate skyline readies for great leap upward


America's Most Lucrative Neighborhoods

Ritzy downtown area of Miami Beach has appreciated exponentially

The New York Times

Still Life With Parties And Hedge Funds

The bucks flow as freely as champagne at Art Basel Miami Beach

The Miami Herald

Home Sweet Home?

Condos overtake houses in South Florida, but real estate market still uncertain

USA Today

Home Shoppers Do Their Hunting Online

Eighty percent of real estate buyers use the Web

The Miami Herald

Claim Maximum Tax Savings From Vacation Home

Taxpayers entitled to claim deductions for one vacation or second home

USA Today

Lap Of Luxury: Super Hot Miami Sizzles

Miami Beach's flashy playground is getting even splashier

The Miami Herald

South Florida Home Prices Retreat; Sales Slow

Homes, condos cheaper, but pricing and sales remain weak


Housing: Curb Your Enthusiasm About A Recovery

Cities like Miami have huge inventory of unsold condos, houses

The Miami Herald

'America's Largest Art Market' Is Open

Art Basel Miami Beach rakes in millions

The Miami Herald

Angry Condo Buyers Take Developers To Court

Sharp decline in Miami real estate prompts cancellations, lawsuits


The Aftermath Of Condo Fever

How to cope with a condo-investment hangover

USA Today

Soft Market Teaches Flippers An Ever-So-Humble Lesson

Real estate speculators making less, some even losing money

Home Futures: Price-Drop Seen For 10 Top Markets

Miami real estate values predicted to decline with others

The Miami Herald

Determining Values In A Cooling Market Is Not Easy

New equations for rating worth of Miami Beach condo real estate

The Miami Herald

Reaching For The Stars

Celebrity architects desire Miami for global exposure

The Miami Herald

Home Sales Drop; Buyers Await Deals

Sellers offering unheard of perks to move inventory

The Miami Herald

Sheets Hit The Fan In Hotelier's Latest Flap

Royal Palm Hotel developer heading to court again

Time Magazine

The Boom Is--Is Not!--Over: The Great Real Estate Debate

Buyers' market evidence is mounting

The Miami Herald

Royal Palm Misses Loan Payment

Falor rethinks plans to convert to condo-hotel

Million-Dollar Homes...For A Fraction Of The Price

Fractionals are fast-growth segment of vacation-home market

The Wall Street Journal Online

New York Developer, Backer Scale Back Projects In Miami

Tracking the Numbers

The Miami Herald

Housing Market In Transition

Real estate prices predicted to fall in some areas of Miami

The Miami Herald

Rainbow Room Operator Enters Condo-Hotel Market

Cipriani family to convert old Saxony into posh hotel resort

The Great American Condo Glut

Over-supply means buyers' market is here to stay for a while

The Miami Herald

How To Buy Vacation Houses On A Budget

Prepare to rent your place for at least 17 weeks a year to pay the bills

The Miami Herald

Insurers Set To Squeeze Even Tighter

Rates soar, policies get dropped as South Florida hurricane season blows in

Daily Business Review

Falor's Fall-Outs

South Florida condo-hotel developer-operator faces myriad legal battles

The Miami Herald

Florida No. 1 In New Resident Gain

Sunshine State is national leader in population gain from domestic migration

The Charlotte Observer


Maturing city draws celebs to condos, fine art, entertainment scene

The Wall Street Journal

Latest Twist In Vacation Homes

With condo-hotels, plan to share profit and risk

MSN Money

When You-And The IRS-Flip A Condo

Uncle Sam's cut could be quite taxing

The Miami Herald

Basel's 4th Year 'Better Than Ever'

Prominent Miami Beach art event draws record number

The Miami Herald

Suite Deal: Hotels Are Packed

Demand, rates for South Florida rooms rise high

USA Today

High-End Real Estate Market Still Sizzling

All-cash deals, home sales over $10M post big gains

South Florida Business Journal

As Risks Rise, So Do Escalation Clauses

Real estate developers seek to contain soaring materials costs

The Miami Herald

Roney Hotel To Reopen Next Year With New Name

Gansevoort to offer Miami Beach condos, condo-hotels

The New York Times

Do Try This At Home: Assess Your Area's Real Estate Bubble

Leading economic indicators help determine boom and bust markets

The Wall Street Journal Online

What Housing Bubble?

Analyst disputes real estate slowdown

The Miami Herald

Shore Club Dispute Halts Condo-Hotel Sales

Ian Schrager property in South Beach cancels plans

New York Post

On The Side: Mr. Chow Checks Into Beach Hotel

Celebrity eatery to open at W Hotel in South Beach

The Miami Herald

Europe Buys More Florida Homes

Majority are not from Latin America, as most presume

Daily Business Review

Mixed-Use Unit Owners In For Surprise

Miami Beach condo-hotel buyers have less control than regular condo owners

Daily Business Review

Condo Market Flipping Out

Miami Beach real estate heat, hype rages on

The Miami Herald

S. FLA. Hotel Market Revels In High Demand

Miami area ranks second in nation in room rates

The Miami Herald

A Frenzy Of Condo-Building Will Remake Much Of Miami In This Decade. The Likely Result: A New Skyline, More Congestion And More Wealth.

More than 114 major projects and 61,000 Miami condos rising or planned

The Miami Herald

The Hottest City Under The Sun

South Florida real estate market shines brightest

USA Today

Condo Development On Miami Coast Is Hot, Hotter, Hottest

South Florida witnessing largest-ever urban redevelopment

The Miami Herald

Brand-Name Condos

Famed architects sought to help sell Miami Beach, U.S. condos

The Miami Herald

Clouds Pass And Tourism Forecast Is Sunny As Ever

For many in South Florida travel industry, banner year ahead

The Miami Herald

Schrager Betting On North Beach Chic

North Beach may be Miami Beach's new modish frontier

The Miami Herald

Magazine Names City As Best In The World

The Miami of today is on the rebound


The Pampered Life - Condo Hotels Have All The Amenities Of A Five-Star Resort, Without The Hassle Of A Check Out Time.

Popular alternative to traditional vacation home no longer just for very wealthy

The New York Times

At The Fair: Glamour, Parties And Oh Yes, Art

Art Basel Miami Beach draws super-elite to seductive lifestyle

The Wall Street Journal

Investors Buy Real Estate At Record Pace

Real estate investment options becoming increasingly viable portfolio asset

Business Travel News Online

Demand Drives Up Miami Rates, New Supply Eases Them

Very strong Miami hotel market creates more competition, negotiation

The Sunpost

The Glam Factor

Beautiful people credited for bringing South Beach up, and keeping it going

The Sunpost

FINDING MIMO - How The Deco Experience Helped Prepare For Appreciation For Miami Modern Architecture

North Beach helps preserve, promote eclectic post World War II design style

The Miami Herald

Beach's South Pointe Nears Point Of Build-Out

Continuum North, Apogee luxury condos to top off developments South of 5th

The Cleveland Plain Dealer


"It's really my home away from home. It's so sexy out here" [Singer Usher]

USA Today

Miami Beach: Hot Again

"It doesn't feel like America. I feel like I'm away from everything." [Singer/actress Beyonce Knowles]

USA Today

Mimo Revives North Beach Scene

Historic District honors whimsical, modern architectural style

USA Today

Where The Stars Fill Their Stomachs

Which celebs are dining at Miami Beach's hippest eateries?

USA Today

Where The Stars Come Out At Night

Which celebs are partying at Miami Beach's hippest hangouts?

USA Today

Where The Stars Spend The Night

Which celebs are sleeping at Miami Beach's most posh hotels?

USA Today

Miami Moves To A Latin Beat

It's all hot here: fashion, culture, arts, fine dining and real estate

Multi-Housing News

Worldly Condo Buyers Look, En Masse, to Miami

Cranes everywhere developing thousands of condos with flair for dramatic

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