Richard Meier Beach House: 3rd time the charm?

Richard Meier Beach House: 3rd time the charm?

Prodigy Network sent me an email recently, announcing “exciting news” about the “progress” of the Beach House Designed by Richard Meier in Surfside. My new concerns stem from the fact that during the last two years or so, this project has switched developers twice. In April of 2006 the original developer, Lynx Strategic Development, announced […]

Richard Meier Beach House: 3rd time the charm?


Buyers Beware: Buying ‘sight unseen’ has it’s downside!

Buyers Beware: Buying ‘sight unseen’ has it’s downside!

Stopped over at Apogee South Beach the other day to see how the building was coming along.  I overheard a buyer compaining to their agent that they didn’t like their unit, and wished they had picked a corner unit. Uh…DUH!  Of course the corner unit is better than the flow-through unit. Flow through units have been […]

Buyers Beware: Buying ‘sight unseen’ has it’s downside!


Miami Beach Penthouse Report, May 2007

Miami Beach Penthouse Report, May 2007

Lots to report on Miami Beach real estate, so I will get right to it! Surprisingly, there has been an abundance of real estate activity in ultra-high-end Miami Beach condos and Fisher Island this year. I was a bit surprised to see how many of the $5M+ condo sales this year were on Fisher Island. […]

Miami Beach Penthouse Report, May 2007


The Soaked Streets of South Beach

The Soaked Streets of South Beach

I was saving today for taking the pictures for the brise-soleil article. Well, as you may or may not know, we got hit with a lot of rain. Since Miami Beach is below sea level, it doesn’t take much rain for us to flood. I’ll let the pictures do the talking on this one. This […]

The Soaked Streets of South Beach


South Beach: So cool even the buildings need sunglasses?

South Beach: So cool even the buildings need sunglasses?

Whenever I go to my doctor’s office, I sit in the exam room waiting for him. I always notice these funky metal shades that cover the windows and I decided to do some research and find out what these ‘things’ are called. I obviously knew that it was for some kind of sun protection but […]

South Beach: So cool even the buildings need sunglasses?


Don’t want to close on your Miami pre-construction condo? Get good advice!

Don’t want to close on your Miami pre-construction condo?  Get good advice!

This is a REAL ad! Developers are increasingly worried that buyers may be trying to cancel their contracts for either legitimate or frivolous reasons. Over the last four years or so, the Miami area has enjoyed a renaissance and real estate boom. During that time, reports claimed that 60,000 to 70,000 condos were planned or […]

Don’t want to close on your Miami pre-construction condo?  Get good advice!