Real Capital Analytics founder buys waterfront Fort Lauderdale home for $5M

Property has 190 feet of Intracoastal and canal frontage

Robert M. White, Jr. and 2900 Northeast 24th Court in Fort Lauderdale (Compass)
Robert M. White, Jr. and 2900 Northeast 24th Court in Fort Lauderdale (Compass)

Robert M. White, Jr., the founder of a real estate data firm, bought a newly built waterfront home in Fort Lauderdale’s Coral Ridge neighborhood for $5.3 million.

Records show White purchased the house at 2900 Northeast 24th Court from Bobby L. Williams and Puay-Hua Soh.

White is the founder and president of Real Capital Analytics, a data firm that tracks global commercial real estate sales and trends. Real Capital Analytics has recorded over $20 trillion of commercial property deals, according to its website. White founded the New York City-based company in 2000.

Williams and Soh purchased the waterfront property for $1.5 million in 2016. Property records show the two constructed a single-family home starting in 2018 and completed it in 2020. Fort Lauderdale-based Waterbrook Builders built the house.

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The property was listed in June with an asking price of $5.5 million. The most recent asking price was $5.3 million in December. Amy Talkow of Listingly represented the seller, and Carlos Costa with Charles Rutenberg Realty represented the buyer.

According to the listing, the 3,888-square-foot house has four bedrooms and five bathrooms. The property totals 12,488 square feet and includes 65 feet of Intracoastal Waterway frontage, as well as 125 feet of canal frontage.

The home also features a pool and a garage that can accommodate up to four cars with the help of a hydraulic lift.

Among other waterfront properties that have recently sold in Fort Lauderdale, the president of a pharmaceutical development and manufacturing company bought a Las Olas Isles home for $15.7 million; a former campaign manager for Trump sold his home for $2.7 million; and the former owners of a psychic TV network sold their home for $14 million.