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  • Palm Beach home sells at discounted $3.925 million

    The asking price about a year ago was $5.85 million for the 1910 residence, a town landmark
    April 23, 2016 04:00PM
    345 Brazilian Avenue, Palm Beach (Credit: Andy Frame for Illustrated Properties)

    345 Brazilian Avenue, Palm Beach (Credit: Andy Frame for Illustrated Properties)

    A restored 1910 cottage in Palm Beach with 4,358 square feet of living space sold for $3.925 million, almost $2 million below the original asking price a year ago.

    Jeff Bryan Franzen is trustee of the entity listed as the buyer of the five-bedroom home on a deed filed with the Palm Beach County Clerk.

    The Palm Beach Daily News also reported that Franzen is a Dallas native whose career included a tenure as a senior executive of [more]

  • Palm Beach Mayor Gail Coniglio, Frank Coniglio

    Palm Beach Mayor Gail Coniglio, Frank Coniglio

    As the South Florida housing market recovers, the speed of new residential development has picked up, and with it, the pace of demolitions. And those demolitions are prompting Palm Beach Mayor Gail Coniglio to recommend that the Town Council increase the landmarks program’s roughly $155,000 annual budget to quicken the preservation process.

    Over the last 35 years many historic homes in Palm Beach have been lost to demolition and the mayor is receiving wide spread support for her efforts to save historic buildings, according to the Palm Beach Post. [more]

  • Miami-Dade developers build creatively in land crunch

    Lennar looks to repurpose existing buildings instead of buying new land
    February 26, 2014 04:30PM
    Rendering of Lennar's "NextGen" homes

    Rendering of Lennar’s “NextGen” homes

    There’s not a lot of land left to develop in Miami-Dade county, so builders like Miami-based Lennar Homes are designing more niche housing and redevelopments.

    “Either you adapt or you die,” said Frank Fernandez, director of sales and marketing for Lennar regarding the state of homebuilding in the area. [more]

  • 42 Star Island

    The Miami Beach plastic surgeon married to “The Real Housewives of Miami” star Lisa Hochstein has filed a lawsuit with the city over the 88-year-old Star Island mansion that was the center of a landmarking controversy earlier this year, the Miami Herald reported. [more]

  • A rendering of Hampton Village

    Affordable housing developer Carffour Supportive Housing has broken ground on the Hampton Village, a new project in Miami-Dade County. The project, which is a redevelopment of an existing apartment complex that was abandoned and occupied by squatters, will have 100 newly-renovated units. It is scheduled to be completed in late 2013. [more]

  • In a Tuesday vote, the distinctive mural-bedecked Biscayne Boulevard tower, which has served as Bacardi’s headquarters since 1963, won unanimous approval from the city preservation board to be named a historic building. The landmark designation means the tower, square annex and plaza will be protected from future development. Bacardi plans to move its headquarters to Coral Gables and will leave the complex by the end of the year, but has not publicized plans for its future.

  • South Florida real estate in brief

    June 26, 2009 05:59PM

    Corcoran to market Landmark: The Corcoran Group has been named the exclusive sales and marketing
    agent for the Landmark in Palm Beach Gardens. The building is nearly 70
    percent sold, according to a press release, with move-ins slated to
    begin this summer. The developer previously handled the building’s
    sales and marketing. The two- and three-bedroom units range in price
    from $299,000 to more than $1 million. Amenities include valet parking,
    swimming pool and fitness center. TRD[more]