The Real Deal Miami

Epic hotel reopens after health scare forces two-week shutdown … and more

December 28, 2009 06:20PM

1. Waterfront Blossom estate lots in Palm Beach on the market for $10 million [Palm Beach Daily News]
2. Frank McKinney’s three-acre Manalapan estate is back on the market for $16.9 million [Palm Beach Daily News]
3. Trial modifications hurt homeowners’ credit score [CNN]
4. Bank of America backing out of namesake building in Downtown Miami [Miami Today News]
5. South Florida hotel occupancy sees slight improvement [SFBJ]
6. Lawmakers say first-time homebuyer tax credit will not be renewed for third time [Palm Beach Post]
7. Epic hotel reopens after health scare forces two-week shutdown [Hotel Chatter] and [Hotel Online]
8. New laws will make it harder to receive loan modifications while cracking down on fraud [Sun Sentinel]
9. Scott Rothstein just one of many South Florida real estate-related scandals in 2009 [Sun Sentinel]
10. Short sales, the battered hotel market, and bottoming home prices made the list of top 10 Florida economic headlines of 2009 [Miami Herald]