Developing in the Caribbean Basin Conference

  Early-Bird Registration Deadline - June 13    Save $100 when you Join ULIand register at the same time! When Thursday September 11 – Friday September 12, 2014 Where Conrad Miami 1395 Brickell Ave. Miami FL  33131 What Network & Learn about hottest Caribbean real estate opportunities Quick Links  Caribbean Conference  Sponsorship Information  Schedule of Program  Contact Us

Low-Rise Wynwood Condo Project to Break Ground

Real estate is making a strong comeback in South Florida and developers have collectively announced nearly 200 new condo projects, most in Downtown Miami and Brickell.  We’ll see how many of these projects will actually be built, but I estimate that about 15-20 condo projects have already broken ground. Most of the high-rise condos that… Read more…

Parking Exemption for Small Urban Buildings Coming to Miami?

  Minimum parking requirements are killing good urban development in Miami. Luckily, there has been a push to eliminate parking requirements for small urban buildings (<10,000 sq ft) in recent months.  This is a good first step in the right direction if Miami really aspires to become a walkable and less autocentric city. Minimum parking… Read more…

This is Why Miami-Dade County is Dominated by the Automobile

Here’s another great map from Matt Toro over at Transit Miami.  This map pretty much sums up why Miami-Dade County is so dependent on the automobile-lack of mixed-use zoning. Notice that mixed-use zoning is found only in small pockets throughout the county.  Not surprisingly, the very same pockets that have mixed-use zoning are some of… Read more…

The Developers Guide to Land-Use in Miami-Dade County

Matt Toro over at Transit Miami released these awesome maps last week on Transit Miami.  Matt is somewhat of a GIS ninja and these maps give us an excellent macro view of land-use throughout the county. Here are the 5 land-use maps: Residential (single & multi-family) Commercial Industrial Agricultural Parks  

Miami Shores Mixed-Use/Land Deal Closes For $8,700,000

Biscayne 88 Terrace multifamily & shopping center located in Miami Shores was sold for $8,700,000 in cash.  Fabio Faerman of FA Commercial brokered the deal with a private Argentinian investment group. The property is a combination of 3 apartment buildings comprised of 36 units measuring 16,574 square-feet of total building area and a shopping center… Read more…