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‘Are You Respecting Their Dignity?’: Employee-Surveillance Trend Deeply Splits Employers

A new Littler Mendelson survey of in-house attorneys and corporate leaders found two-thirds were concerned about the technologies’ impact on employee morale and compliance with privacy laws. From keystroke loggers to screenshot-capturing software and webcam eye-trackers, employee-monitoring tools have been on the rise since the COVID-19 pandemic drove white collar workers out of their cubicles […]

Developers In A ‘Mad Rush’ To Take Advantage Of Florida’s Live Local Act

When Condra Property Group bought the single-story motel at 2007 North Ocean Drive in Hollywood, Florida, last year, it was planning to redevelop the site into a 10-story luxury hotel. But the project required a height variance, got tied up in the approval process and never broke ground, the developer’s land use attorney said. Then in March, […]

Florida lawmakers tackle affordable housing, condo safety, foreign investment

Affordable housing, insurance lawsuit reform already signed into law Against the backdrop of controversial measures regarding permitless carry, a six-week abortion ban and Gov. Ron DeSantis’ feud with Disney, Florida state lawmakers have advanced a number of bills this session that could alter the landscape for developers, brokers and property owners in the Sunshine State. […]

Andrew Ingber Joins Government Law Group as an Associate Attorney

Government Law Group (GLG) is pleased to announce that Andrew J. Ingber has joined the firm as an Associate Attorney. Mr. Ingber brings significant litigation experience and a commitment to achieving favorable outcomes for clients. Mr. Ingber joins GLG after working at a large Florida law firm, where he successfully litigated high-exposure cases in the […]

New Florida affordable housing funding bill to spur massive redevelopment

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis A new bill signed by Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis that aims to spur development of affordable housing across Florida could lead to a wave of redevelopment of low-density areas. The Live Local Act (SB 102) increases funding for affordable housing projects, makes it easier for developers to win approval for affordable housing in […]

South Florida real estate projects in the pipeline for the week of April 7

Jupiter Medical Center has proposed an $110 million expansion. The nonprofit hospital currently has 248 beds at 1210 Old Dixie Highway. It wants to build a 92-bed addition on the east side of its campus. The new five-story building would total 135,000 square feet. In addition, a five-story parking garage would be built with 845 […]

Judge rips Boca politicians, opens way for beachfront home project

BOCA RATON — A federal judge has ruled the owner of beachfront property in Boca Raton has the right to build a home on his land, and that the mayor and two city council members were predisposed to block him from doing it. In an order that potentially carries broad consequences for a city that […]

Related Group Digs In on Brickell Project That Unearthed Ancient Artifacts

The multi-building development highlights what other builders often confront when working the now-hot Miami River waterfront In the middle of Miami’s glitzy Brickell neighborhood, archeologists have uncovered thousands of artifacts and human remains at a riverside site. Those findings, some experts say, are the clearest indication yet of life in what’s now Miami dating back […]