Related Group’s Jorge Perez rebukes Trump’s plan for US-Mexico wall, calling it “idiotic”

From the South Florida website: Despite a longstanding friendship with Donald Trump, Miami’s condo king has spoken out against the president’s plan to build a wall along the U.S. border with Mexico, and his immigration and trade policies.  Jorge Perez, chairman and CEO of the Miami-based Related Group, declined an email invitation following the inauguration from the […]

Brown Harris Stevens acquires SoFla brokerage Avatar Real Estate Services

From the South Florida website: Brown Harris Stevens just acquired Vivian Dimond’s Avatar Real Estate Services, The Real Deal has learned, as the New York firm continues its buying spree in South Florida. With the purchase, Brown Harris Stevens gains 78 agents in offices in Coconut Grove and South Miami, bringing its total to five offices […]

South Florida developers cautious but confident on condo market: TRD panel

From the South Florida website: Some of Miami’s biggest developers boasted about the success of their condo projects, but cautioned brokers – and buyers – of the potential risks of projects that have not yet launched or started construction at The Real Deal’s Third Annual South Florida Showcase & Forum on Thursday. “We’re not looking to start […]

The Real Deal South Florida’s latest issue is live!

A huge question mark hangs over the South Florida real estate market. Is there enough gas left in the tank to complete another round of luxury condominium towers and giant mixed-use complexes? In the latest issue’s cover story, reporter Sean Stewart-Muniz dives deep into the pressing global challenges, in particular, those that are putting the brakes on the […]

Moishe Mana says he’ll give $1M to charity if Trump reveals his tax returns

From the South Florida website: Moishe Mana has officially thrown his hat into the ring of high-profile business leaders touting #NeverTrump. The Miami mega-developer said he’d donate $1 million to a charity of Donald Trump’s choice if the Republican presidential nominee made the last five years of his tax returns public, according to a report in the […]

Brown Harris Stevens in talks to acquire two more Miami brokerages

From left: Vivian Dimond of Avatar Real Estate Services, Hall Willkie of Brown Harris Stevens and Chris Blackman of Ocean Club Realty From the South Florida website: New York’s Brown Harris Stevens is on the verge of acquiring two more brokerages in its quest to solidify a sales pipeline between Miami and New York, including Vivian […]