Fort Pierce not giving up hotel plans for downtown

Monday Jul 31st, 2017


FORT PIERCE — City officials hope by October to select a developer to redevelop the former H.D King site in downtown into a hotel. The Fort Pierce Redevelopment Agency on Monday approved City Manager Nick Mimms' autumn timetable to solicit requests from developers to build a hotel. An informational meeting for prospective bidders is tentatively scheduled for Aug. 16 and all bids are due by Sept. 5, according to a draft copy of the request for proposals/qualifications. The... [read more]

Lennar buys 77 acres in Homestead for $10.75M

Tuesday Jul 11th, 2017


Miami-based Lennar Corp. purchased more than 77 acres of land in Homestead for $10.75 million, property records show. The prominent homebuilder in South Florida picked up four parcels of land bundled together along Southwest 152 Avenue and Mowry Drive, just west of the Ronald Reagan Turnpike. The sale breaks down to $3.19 per square foot. Records show Treo Kingman, led by Otto Boudet-Murias, Rolando Delgado, Eduardo J. Garcia and Carlos A. Ortega of the Treo Group in Miami, sold the... [read more]

Sawgrass Mills adds new stores, including H&M

Monday Jul 10th, 2017


Sawgrass Mills, the Sunrise shopping center owned by Simon Property Group, announced it is adding seven new stores, including H&M. New stores include the first South Florida outlets for Etro, Moncler, Breitling and Lulelemon. Etro has leased 2,000 square feet; Moncler, 4,000 square feet; Breitling, 900 square feet; and Lululemon, 4,000 square feet, all at the Colonnade Outlets. Etro, Moncler and Breitling just opened, and Lululemon will open in August, Sawgrass Mill said in a... [read more]

Palm Beach offices sell for $1,242 per square foot

Monday May 8th, 2017


  An office building in Palm Beach that previously housed a branch of TD Bank sold for $7.35 million. A company controlled by Regine Taulsen, wife of former town councilman Bill Diamond, sold the vacant office building for $1,242 per square foot. Located at 380 South County Road, the building has slightly less than 6,000 square feet. Traulsen had had owned the building through Traulsen Realty LLC since 2010, when it changed ownership at a recorded price of $6 million. The... [read more]

United Airlines reveals 10 key operational changes after man dragged off plane

Thursday Apr 27th, 2017


United Airlines today said it will implement 10 changes to its operational rules. The changes are being made in the wake of the forcible eviction of David Dao from United Express Flight 3411 on April 9. The specific changes and their expected implementation date are listed below:   United will limit use of law enforcement to safety and security issues only. (Implemented on April 12) United will not require customers already seated on the plane to give up their seats... [read more]