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  • RKF wants to be big in Japan

    Midtown-based retail brokerage opens Tokyo office
    December 06, 2016 03:30PM By Konrad Putzier
    Shibuya Crossing in Tokyo

    Shibuya Crossing in Tokyo

    From the New York websiteRKF is opening its first overseas office in Tokyo to help bring in Japanese business, the Midtown-based retail brokerage announced Tuesday.

    The firm hired local leasing veteran Kaishu Okada to head the office as vice president.

    “With Okada’s extensive experience and deep knowledge of the business environment and government regulations in Japan, he will help us orchestrate and drive Japanese-based retail expansion in the U.S., creating valuable opportunities for many of Japan’s leading retail and restaurant brands,” RKF CEO Robert Futterman said in a statement. [more]

  • Celebrity lipo surgeon wins approval for Di Lido Island home

    Dr. Aaron Rollins must modify the home's stairwells
    December 06, 2016 02:45PM By Erik Bojnansky

    Rendering of 503 East Dilido Drive and Dr. Aaron Rollins

    The Miami Beach Design Review Board unanimously approved modifications to the proposed curvaceous home of a celebrity plastic surgeon, during its Tuesday meeting. [more]

  • Aria on the Bay and neighboring apartment building settle lawsuit

    Lawsuit alleges building engineer was almost hit by a steel reinforcing bar that fell from Aria
    December 06, 2016 02:05PM By Katherine Kallergis
    Aria on the Bay construction at the end of November. Inset: Carlos, Martin and Jose Melo

    Aria on the Bay construction at the end of November (Credit: Azeez Bakare Studios). Inset: from left Carlos Melo, Martin Melo and Jose Melo

    Aria on the Bay and a neighboring apartment building have settled a lawsuit tied to construction of the Miami condo tower. [more]

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    @trdsofla is sharing snaps of new development, celebrity real estate and more in SoFla
    December 06, 2016 12:55PM
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    The Real Deal South Florida is on Instagram! Our social media channel features snaps of new developments, beachfront condos and celebrity deals around the Magic City, giving you an insider’s look at what’s happening in South Florida real estate, and beyond.

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  • Investment group files plans for boutique condo project in Edgewater

    Plans are set to go before Miami's Urban Development Review Board this Thursday
    December 06, 2016 12:10PM By Sean Stewart-Muniz
    Rendering of Ellipsis

    Rendering of Ellipsis

    Despite warning signs of overbuilding in Miami’s condo market, developers are still filing plans for new projects in the burgeoning Edgewater neighborhood.

    In the latest round of projects up for city review, an investment group has sent in plans to build a boutique 34-unit residential tower in Edgewater called Ellipsis. [more]

  • Eduardo Costantini debuts Oceana Bal Harbour development, art: PHOTOS

    Piero Lissoni, Enzo Enea and Bernardo Fort-Brescia were among the attendees
    December 06, 2016 11:25AM
    oceanaEduardo Costantini and Jeff Koons

    Argentinian art collector and developer Eduardo Costantini debuted Oceana Bal Harbour and the project’s multimillion-dollar art collection at an art-filled bash on Friday night. Click here for more photos.

  • City housing authority buys Delray senior living complex for $35M

    Community will now be renovated over three years
    December 06, 2016 10:30AM By Sean Stewart-Muniz
    The senior living complex at 600 Lindell Boulevard

    The senior living complex at 600 Lindell Boulevard

    An investment group including the Delray Beach Housing Authority just bought an aging senior living complex in the city for $35 million.

    The deal breaks down to about $86,633 per door for the 404-unit community, which is located at 600 Lindell Boulevard near the South Delray Shopping Center. County records show the sellers are Chicago investors Daniel Epstein and Henry Hyatt. [more]

  • Sea-level rise at center of heated debate over future of North Beach’s historic designation

    Commission will vote on historic designation process for North Beach on Friday
    December 06, 2016 09:45AM By Erik Bojnansky
    North Beach (Credit: Marc Averette). Inset: Kristen-Rosen-Gonzalez-Ricky-Arriola-and-Reinaldo-Borges

    North Beach (Credit: Marc Averette). Inset: Commissioners Kristen Rosen Gonzalez and Ricky Arriola, and architect Reinaldo Borges

    Property owners and business advocates used sea-level rise as an argument against designating North Beach neighborhoods historic during a contentious special Miami Beach City Commission meeting on Monday. [more]

  • Inside Kylie Jenner’s Miami Beach home during Art Basel

    Two-story home with a rooftop lounge is listed for $20M
    December 06, 2016 08:45AM By Katherine Kallergis

    A photo posted by Kylie (@kyliejenner) on

    Celebrity Instagrammer, cosmetics magnate and TV personality Kylie Jenner joined the party last weekend for Art Basel, crashing at a Miami Beach home that’s on the market for $20 million. [more]

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