Parkland shooting makes Florida the target for gun politics. How far will it go?

February 25, 2018 | Miami Beach
A powerful Florida Senate committee is expected to approve a package of bills Monday that are bitterly opposed by the National Rifle Association. That is news. It's the first time … Click to Continue » ...read more
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Could a brick-laying robot disrupt the construction industry?

February 25, 2018 | Miami Real Estate
(Credit from back: U.S. Air Force photo Senior Airman Damon Kasberg, Pexels) From TRD NYC: Known officially as the Semi-Autonomous Mason Sam100, or just Sam, the robot is already at work on construction sites across the U.S. Sam can lay a brick every 8.5 seconds, according to The Financial Times. At that rate, Sam can lay 3,000 bricks in an eight hour shift whereas a human worker can lay an average of between 300 and 600. “I can call up all the
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Another Broken Egg hires new vice president of real estate development

February 25, 2018 | Miami Real Estate
Clay Carson Another Broken Egg of America, LLC, a Florida-based chain of cafes serving breakfast,brunch and lunch, appointed Clay Carson as its new vice president of franchise sales and real estate development. Carson, who has more than 15 years of experience in real estate and development, joined Another Broken Egg as the Miramar Beach-based company prepares for accelerated expansion and aims for 25 cafe openings per year. The company has a Sout
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At Parkland’s final funeral, Martin Duque remembered for helping others ‘feel loved’

February 25, 2018 | Miami Beach
When Martin Duque was in middle school and saw a classmate struggling to fit in, the “always-smiling” teenager tried to make him feel welcomed. “He quickly became one of my … Click to Continue » ...read more
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Latitude Margaritaville Daytona Beach unveils model homes

February 25, 2018 | Miami Real Estate
Latitude Margaritaville rendering More than 2,500 people toured model houses Saturday at the development site of Latitude Margaritaville Daytona Beach, the first of several senior housing developments by Minto Communities and Margaritaville Holdings. Buyers have purchased more than 200 homes at the 55-and-older development in Daytona Beach since a pre-construction sales program began in November. Minto Communities is planning to build a total of
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George Harrison remembered by fellow Beatle on 75th birthday

February 25, 2018 | Miami Night Life
Paul McCartney and George Harrison's widow and son have publicly remembered the late Beatle on what would have been his 75th birthday. "Happy Birthday Georgie. Wonderful memories," McCartney tweeted along … Click to Continue » ...read more
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Music icon Marian Anderson to be celebrated in her hometown

February 25, 2018 | Miami Night Life
The late music icon Marian Anderson will be celebrated in her Connecticut hometown on the 121st anniversary of her birth. Western Connecticut State University in Danbury has scheduled the community … Click to Continue » ...read more
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Land near downtown Fort Myers fetches $7M

February 25, 2018 | Miami Real Estate
Joe Bonora An affiliate of a Tampa-based company paid $7 million for a 7.8-acre vacant parcel near downtown Fort Myers. City Walk Fort Myers LLC bought the land from Madison Ave. Investment Group LLC. The land is bounded by McGregor Boulevard, Altamont Avenue, Virginia Avenue and West 1st Street. Tampa-based Aileron Capital Management, led by managing director Joe Bonora, owns the limited liability company that bought the 7.8-acre parcel in Fort
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Louisiana rapper YoungBoy arrested in Florida as fugitive

February 25, 2018 | Miami Night Life
A 19-year-old Louisiana rapper has been arrested in Florida on a fugitive warrant from Georgia. Leon County Sheriff's Office records show Kentrell DeSean Gaulden known by his fans for his … Click to Continue » ...read more
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Urban Outfitters commits as groundbreaking for Metropica’s retail component approaches

February 25, 2018 | Miami Real Estate
Joseph Kavana and a rendering of Metropica Metropica Development LLC recruited Urban Outfitters as a tenant as the company prepares to start construction of the retail component of the Metropica mixed-used development in Sunrise. Urban Outfitters, an apparel retailer, agreed to lease 8,000 square feet of a 280,000-square-foot retail portion of Metropica. Metropica Development LLC, led by CEO Joseph Kavana, will start the initial phase of construc
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