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BTI’s $500M South Fla. Mixed-Use Project Gets Approvals

A mixed-use development featuring two 35-story towers and 856 units developed by BTI Partners, with guidance from Government Law Group PLLC, has won key approvals from Hollywood, Florida, officials this week, clearing a path for the over $500 million project to move forward. The Hollywood City Commission voted unanimously on Wednesday to approve the rezoning, design […]

Bonds on the Ballot in Delray, and a New Doc’s All American

Two major bond referendums will be on the Delray Beach ballot in March. One will ask voters to approve $100 million for public safety improvements, including a new police station. The other will be a $20 million plan to upgrade recreation, focusing on Atlantic Dunes and Catherine Strong parks. The city commission approved the proposals […]

CRE Landlords, Tenants Fight For Upper Hand In S. Florida

Law360 (September 2, 2022, 4:01 PM EDT) — With economic forces and local market trends driving up prices for South Florida commercial real estate, the mutual needs that marked tenant-landlord relationships during the depths of the pandemic have given way to property owners motivated to seek out technicalities and other creative means to oust tenants […]

Large self-storage facility may be coming to Atlantic Avenue and Turnpike intersection

The country’s largest self-storage company, Public Storage, is looking to build a three-story facility on the southwest corner of Florida’s Turnpike and Atlantic Avenue. The County Zoning Commission on Aug. 25 granted a necessary variance, the first approval in what will be a lengthy process to build a three-story, 71,259 square-foot facility on a vacant […]

Legal battle ramps up at waterfront Bal Harbour condo building

Former unit owner and her buyers allege board president Joseph Swedroe is engaging in “self-dealing” Current and former unit owners at a boutique waterfront building in Bal Harbour allege that the condo board president has illegally obtained control, with the goal of ultimately terminating the association and redeveloping the property. Litigation between Water’s Edge House […]

StrongBlock Lured, Bilked Crypto Investors Via Reward, Suit Says

COURT: S.D.N.Y. TRACK DOCKET: No. 1:22-cv-07313 (Bloomberg Law Subscription) JUDGE: Vernon S. Broderick (Bloomberg Law Subscription) COMPANY INFO: StrongBlock (Bloomberg Law Subscription) Crypto-asset seller StrongBlock promised “lifetime” rewards with the purchase of certain blockchain products but then capped those rewards in a bait and switch, 15 investors say in a suit in federal court in New York. The company also violated the […]

Hollywood trailer park goes under contract to developer

The developer has proposed a 7-story project here. Pinnacle aims to redevelop a trailer park in Hollywood to build the second phase of its affordable housing project. The city’s Technical Advisory Committee on Sept. 6 will consider plans for Pinnacle 441 Phase 2. Miami-based Pinnacle has the 1.67-acre trailer park, containing 50 homes, at 6028 […]