Gustavo Farfan O'Brien

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At $9 Million, Fort Lauderdale Condo is Priciest Sale in the County

The penthouse is in the soon-to-open Auberge Beach Residences<p>A five-bedroom penthouse at the Auberge Beach Residences in Fort Lauderdale is the first …

U.S. Home Prices Rise 5.5% In April

Home prices in the U.S. continued to rise in April, according to the S&P/Case-Shiller U.S. National Home Price Index.<p>Prices rose 5.5% year over year in April, the data group says. The firm’s 10-City Composite annual increase came in at 4.9%, down from 5.2% the previous month. The 20-City Composite …

Miami Owes Its Life To Foreigners

Walter DeFortuna, CEO of Fortune International Reality, is showing me the new Reach apartment building from the outside deck of the sister property called Rise, two high-end residential towers built by Swire Properties of Hong Kong. These twin towers are the kind of place that comes equipped with …

Miami SEO: 17 Tips For Dominating Search In Local Marketplaces

In the United States, you’ll discover several notable cities that are hotbeds for talented SEO companies that are quite literally changing the playing field. Whether we’re talking about SEO firms in Miami, New York City or any other destination in the country, or even internationally, consumers …

Underdog Brazilian Carrier Avianca Brasil Takes On American On Miami-Sao Paulo Route

On the Miami-Sao Paulo route, American Airlines operates three daily departures and codeshare partner Latam Airlines operates two more. Nevertheless, upstart Avianca Brasil views the route as an opportunity: It will begin service today.<p>“There is enough demand in Miami {and} we truly believe we can …

Metropica attracts five more retail tenants

Bulla Gastrobar in Doral (Source: TripAdvisor.com)<p>The mixed-use Metropica development in Sunrise has attracted five additional retail tenants …

Here's how much you need to make to rent in Miami-Dade and Broward: MAP

South Florida’s cheapest and most expensive cities have just been mapped out.<p>RentHop looked at the median asking rents of two-bedroom apartments and …

Thor puts Wynwood site on the market for $6.75M

269-285 Northwest 27th Terrace and from left, Tony Arellano and Devlin Marinoff<p>Thor Equities just put a Wynwood development site on the market for …

Turnberry Associates scores $259M construction loan for Turnberry Ocean Club

Rendering of Turnberry Ocean Club. Inset: Jeff Soffer<p><b>UPDATED Aug. 17, 11:15 a.m.:</b> Turnberry Associates just scored a $259 million construction loan …

Miami home prices up 5.4 percent in April, year-over-year: S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller

Aerial view of Coconut Grove in 2012 (Credit: Oliver H.)<p>Miami home prices rose 5.4 percent in April, year-over-year, the 13th highest increase …

The week in luxury: A map of Miami-Dade’s priciest condo sales

Condo sales in Miami-Dade took a leap last week.<p>The county saw 173 condos trade last week for $79.7 million, a roughly $26 million bump from the …