Epic Little Havana/Miami River Project Takes an Important Step Forward

Avra Jain, Akara Partners and Mishorim win approvals for hotel and resi projects in Miami The Carlos Zapata-designed 555 Riverhouse garnered glowing appraisals from Urban Design Review Board members for incorporating maritime elements that mesh with Miami River’s character.   When it came to conceptualizing 555 Riverhouse, a new mixed-use project on the Miami River […]

Carlos Zapata Designed Mixed Use Building coming to Little Havana’s Riverfront

World-renowned architect Carlos Zapata is designing 555 River House, a project that would transform a portion of the Miami River. O’Donnell Dannwolf and Partners is also an architect for the project. 555 River House is proposed to include: Three distinct buildings 175 hotel rooms 39 residential units 120,000 square feet of office 35,650 square feet […]

Jorge Pérez nabs Allapattah property for artist housing

Miami’s condo king just closed on a site in Allapattah where he’s planning a mixed-use complex focused around art. The Related Group chairman and CEO Jorge Pérez said he will store and show his private collection at the warehouse, at 2270 Northwest 23rd Street. Pérez said the property, which he paid $2.7 million for last […]

Is Allapattah Really Miami’s Next Hot ‘Hood?

Even though it’s blanketed with auto repair shops, printing presses and little taquerias, Miami’s busy, grungy Allapattah area has been dubbed as the “next hot neighborhood,” words that excite real estate speculators and give residents anxiety. At a panel discussion Tuesday (which was sponsored by the Allapattah YMCA and supported by the Greater Miami Chamber […]

Co-living firm Common moves into Miami

The NY-based firm plans to open in Little Havana by 2020. The company is partnering with developer and broker Carlos Fausto Miranda to open its first location in South Florida, founder and CEO Brad Hargreaves said.

Why Obsolete Warehouses on the ‘Last Mile’ Are Attracting Institutional Investors

Every $1 billion in e-commerce sales requires 1.25 million sq. ft. of distribution space, said Scott Marshall, executive managing director of advisory and transaction services | investor leasing with CBRE, during a meeting of the Chicago chapter of NAIOP earlier this year. He noted that with e-commerce sales poised to grow by more than 10 percent […]

Rising Sea Levels May Add to Developers’ Interest in Miami’s Inland Areas

Real estate speculation in lower-cost, higher-elevation areas of inland Miami may draw fuel from sea-level rise, according to an article published by Scientific American. Hugh Gladwin, an anthropologist at Florida International University, is starting to see evidence that sea-level rise already is playing a role in real estate speculation on Miami’s inland. Little Haiti, for example, has […]

Commercial investors, developers scour Little Havana for hot deals

In Little Havana, a popular restaurant that once hosted the late President Ronald Reagan for a Cuban coffee visit will soon become a retail and parking project. Nearby, developer J. Milton plans a new apartment complex as rents rise. These developments and more, reinforced by the launch of the new rental project InTown, mark continued […]

REAAC Allapattah Property Bus Tour & Discussion

JOIN FIU’S REAL ESTATE ALUMNI COUNCIL FOR A GUIDED BUS TOUR OF THE ALLAPATTAH NEIGHBORHOOD OF MIAMI! It’s a great time for this city to reimagine this historic and thriving up-and-coming neighborhood.   Registration & Ticket Information here.