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82-Story Tower Could Replace Marriott-branded Hotel In Downtown Miami

The Marriott-branded Courtyard Miami Downtown hotel could be replaced by an 82-story mixed-use tower. The property currently has a 13-story, 231-room hotel that was built in 1975, which would be demolished. AVR Realty wants to build a 1.53 million-SF tower that would rise 898 feet. It would feature 637 residential units, 266 hotel rooms, about 25,500 square feet of convention and meeting space within the …

Crocker And Rialto Acquire 1.8M-Square-Foot Office Campus In Boca Raton

Rialto is the commercial real estate management arm of Miami-based Lennar Corp. Crocker Partners, Rialto Capital and Siguler Guff formed a joint venture that acquired the Boca Raton Innovation Campus, a 1.8 million-SF office campus known as where IBM created the personal computer. The managing members of Boca T-Rex Borrower, the entity that owns the property, were recently changed to executives with Rialto when …

The Citadel Food Hall In Little Haiti Ramps Up For 2017 Opening, Announces New Tenants

It will have up to 22 F&B tenants ranging from 100 SF to 400 SF The Citadel, a 62,000-SF mixed-use building at 8300 Northeast Second Avenue, just signed leases with Stanzione 87, Bianco Gelato and Smashing Avo’s. The food hall will take up about one-third of the building, with the rest going to Entercome Communications Corp. The food hall will have up to 22 food and beverage tenants ranging from …

Will Miami Beach make a deal with Russell Galbut?

Crescent Heights is offering Miami Beach land so it can build a taller building at Fifth and Alton Russell Galbut is offering the city of Miami Beach up to 4 acres of land in exchange for the ability to build a taller tower on a nearby site. The properties in question are part of the Wave mixed-use development, and include the three blocks between …

Terra And Related Boost Construction Loan For Park Grove

Financing totals $112.1M for the 20-story, 71-unit building One Park Grove is the third and final tower of the Park Grove Project that includes Two Park Grove and the Club Residences. One Park Grove, a 20-story, 71-unit building at 2701 Bayshore Drive, is about 50 percent presold, according to the South Florida Business Journal, which first reported the financing. Units will range from about 3,700 square …

Meet The Woman Tasked With Leasing Up Brickell City Centre’s 500K SF Of Retail

The 120 doors at Brickell City Centre are 90% leased already. Overholt is hoping to lure quality purveyors of linens, kitchen and bath items, and children’s goods. On a prior Italy trip, Overholt found the inspiration for what would become La Centrale, the center’s 40K SF food hall, which opened this year. Swire Properties Inc. had negotiated with the city to make Brickell City Centre part …

Feds Hike Threshold For Appraisals Tied To Commercial Real Estate Loans

Deals below $500k won’t require certified appraisal, instead of previous $250k limit An inter-agency group of regulators decided on Monday to raise the threshold for commercial real estate deals that need approval from a state-certified appraiser from $250,000 to $500,000. Raising the threshold “will materially reduce regulatory burden” Regulators originally proposed raising the limit to $400,000 to keep it in line with inflation.   …

This E-Commerce Giant Thinks Supermarkets And Department Stores Are The Future Of Logistics Property

Berlin-based Zalando is one of the world’s largest fashion-focused e-commerce firms, with a market capitalization of €11B and 2017 revenue of €4.4B. It sells products directly to consumers and also acts as an online platform for other retailers. “It is something the real estate sector should think about, as well as shops and residential adding multi-let industrial. The growth in online retail is one …

Slow Down Expected for CRE Market According to Experts

In February, the U.S. experienced a sharp decline in transaction volumes which was the first sign the Commercial Real Estate market was slowing down. Now a new report released by the Urban Land Institute predicts that the CRE market will slow down over the course of the next few years. The good news is the leading economists who contributed to the report are expecting …

Location: How Important Is It?

Location is a top qualification when buying real estate. It can affect the building space a company can find, its business performance, and the employees it attracts. While many companies have decided to make Miami home to their business, where in the Miami area is a more complex question that is often best answered by what type of business they are. Industrial and manufacturing …

Commercial Real Estate Sales Level Off

After six years of increases and growth, the commercial real estate market is beginning to show signs of leveling off. In February, U.S. CRE sales declined almost 47% year over year, to $25.1 billion. January saw sales reach $46.2 billion, which makes the February decline extreme. Many US markets are beginning to see activity plateau, but Miami is still seeing increases in CRE activity, including total sales. Volatility …

Industrial Activity Strong in Miami with Limited Supply

In 2015, Miami has been one of the strongest markets in the country for industrial real estate, due in large part to a land supply constraints. In Miami Dade, vacancy for this type of space was 3.4% at the end of 2015. As of January, available space declined 7.2% in January from three months prior, and square footage was down 8% year over year with …