Residential Real Estate Management and Development

  • Music

    June 21, 2012
  • Blogs

    April 13, 2012

    Allen West Blames Obama for Results of 2007 Housing Crash

    ​Welcome to another post in our Allen West Fact Party series, in which we take claims made by the District 22 Republican and attempt to figure out whether they have a basis in reality. In case you were wondering, they usually don't.President Obama came to South Florida on Tuesday, giving Congressm ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 18, 2010

    Analyzing Jeff Greene's New Campaign Videos

    Jeff Greene's ad campaign launched today, and despite his billionaire status, Pixar animations were left on the cutting room floor. Also absent from the two spots: Greene's "I took on Wall Street and won" slogan. With the campaign heating up, it looks like our badboy is reforming. "He's starting w ... More >>

  • News

    January 7, 2010
  • Blogs

    December 22, 2009

    Numbers Prove It: Florida Properties Flattened by Recession, Slumping Toward Deep South

    Flickr: marsmet47OK, maybe not everything... but our housing market sure is.​We held out for as long as we could. Property values in Florida -- especially South Florida -- were always so much higher than those other Southern states. We were so smug, weren't we, in 2006?That's the year when the hou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 25, 2009

    Will Condo Builder the Related Group Buy Corus Bank?

    Photo by C.StilesWith CityPlace South Tower in foreclosure, what is Related thinking?​You have to hand it to the Related Group. No matter how bad the economy gets or how many ghost towers dot the skyline, the Miami real estate giant keeps looking for ways to make a buck. Here's the current philoso ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2009

    Despite Massive Losses, Related Wants to Keep Building in West Palm

    Photo by C.StilesCityPlace South Tower is now in foreclosure.​Miami-based real estate giant The Related Group has struggled to weather the housing bust, watching its massive Icon Brickell condo project on Biscayne Bay sit largely empty, while its CityPlace South Tower in West Palm Beach goes into ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 7, 2009

    Forecast for Condo Lender Corus Bank: Awful, and Getting Worse

    Photo by C. StilesTao Sawgrass in Sunrise is owned by Corus.​Behind some of the area's biggest condo ghost towers -- Tao Sawgrass in Sunrise and Trump International Hotel & Tower in Fort Lauderdale -- lies one very cash-strapped bank. Chicago-based Corus Bank has become a poster child for the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2009

    An Elegant Flip, Then a Bellyflop

    Flickr User: random dudeIt's one of those obvious but still necessary tasks: Now that the Florida housing market has been revealed as one giant scam, someone had to document exactly how it happened. So that after we all get buried by debt, Pompeii-style, some future archeologists can piece together ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 14, 2009

    Lennar Hedges on Chinese Drywall Deal

    It's this way for Chinese drywall.A couple of weeks ago, I wrote this story about homeowners who are searching for who's to blame for the Chinese drywall that's wrecking their homes. In the article, I referenced this deal being offered by South Florida-based Lennar home builder, which has agreed to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 15, 2009

    Starting Tomorrow, the Post-Apocalyptic South Florida Housing Market

    The South Florida housing market has been in quicksand so long that we almost forgot there might be a rock bottom. So let's try to look at the bright side of this report from Denver, in which Greater Fort Lauderdale is singled out as the "riskiest" housing market of the 50 (fifty!) that were studied ... More >>

  • News

    September 18, 2008

    The Mommy Monologue

    Will Lauderdale Lakes commish Haynes' career crash on the reefs of fatherhood?

  • Blogs

    June 3, 2008
  • News

    February 7, 2008

    Ol' Man Wiley Had a Farm

    The patriarch of Waldrep Farm wouldn't go near the place nowadays. Will anybody else?

  • Blogs

    January 31, 2008
  • News

    November 22, 2007

    Rent to Moan

    The condos at Dadeland Place are selling, but dwellers feel dissed

  • Blogs

    January 26, 2007

    The Great Showdown

    The numbers are in and the state of the State of the South Florida Housing Market is ... sputtering along. It's interesting how the Big Three handled the data released yesterday by the Florida Association of Realtors. The Herald's Mathew Haggman led with the bad news: sales are at historic lows an ... More >>

  • News

    June 22, 2006

    Chump Tower

    South Florida's housing bubble has popped, suckas! But the Donald still wants your millions for his condos.

  • Best of BPB

    May 16, 2002