Wednesday, December 19, 2018 / by Cyd Marseille
Wednesday, June 6, 2018 / by Leon Zhivelev
The total gain to the county tax rolls from property values and new construction was 6%, which is a new record for a single 12 month period. Excluding new construction, the gain was 3.9%.
This is a new record but it just about equals the property values in Dade-County from 2007-2008 when adjusted for inflation over time. $256 Billion in June 2007 is worth about $294 Billion Today.
Friday, May 11, 2018 / by Leon Zhivelev
To begin on July 1, “customary use” law,mkaes it harder for local governments to allow unscheduled public access to privately owned beaches for recreational activities.
Under this law, a local government that would like to allow public access to a private beach would need a court order that permits recreation on dry-sand areas of Private Florida beaches.
How do you feel about this new law?
THE REAL DEAL
Thursday, July 27, 2017 / by Leon Zhivelev
What is now known as Oceania Island Condominiums at Collins Avenue and 163rd street, was once a perfect example of what the average tourist thought Miami was from the 1950's to the 1970's.
Once known as 'America's Most FUNderful Resort Motel', the Castaways Hotel was designed with Oriental / Neo-Chinese Polynesian Pastiche architecture. It was extravagant and was one of the gems of Miami Beach's "Motel Row".
The motel featured 540 rooms, tennis courts, putting greens and a world famous bar known as the "Wreck Bar". Open from 11AM-5AM, the Wreck bar played live rock'n'roll to its patrons and featured bikini wearing go-go table dancers. They gave away maracas, mallets and other musical instruments to anyone who asked. The 'Wre ...