Drone manufacturer pays $7M for waterfront Fort Lauderdale home
Buyers sold a Coconut Grove mansion in September for $19M
The president of a drone manufacturer and his wife bought a waterfront Fort Lauderdale home for $6.8 million, five months after selling a Coconut Grove mansion for $19 million.
Property records show an entity led by David and Jessica Ivler bought the house at 2317 Solar Plaza Drive in Fort Lauderdale from Colleen and Michael Daniel Hurt.
David Ivler is president of Miami-based drone manufacturer DJI Corp.
Built in 2004, the 6,510-square-foot home has eight bedrooms, eight full bathrooms, and one half-bathroom, an elevator and wet bar. The house also has a three-car garage and sits on a 0.34-acre lot, according to Realtor.com.
The Hurts paid $3.9 million for the house in July 2014, records show. In October 2017, they contracted with Boat Lifts & Docks of South Florida to replace the property’s dock, records show.
Jeff Greenberg with Coast Properties of South Florida represented both the buyers and sellers.
In September, the Ivlers sold a waterfront Coconut Grove mansion to “Hedge Fund Vampire” Heath Freeman for $19 million. Freeman is managing director of New York-based Alden Global Capital.
In December, a billionaire car auction magnate paid $15.5 million for a waterfront teardown.
And in October, Los Angeles Chargers’ Joey Bosa bought a modern, waterfront home in Fort Lauderdale for $5.8 million.