150-room hotel proposed near international airport

Developer Allied Capital & Development of South Florida LLC may gain clearance to develop a 150-room hotel near the entrance of the Palm Beach International Airport once officials recommend the company for the job. PBIA’s operator plans to recommend the Jupiter-based developer to Palm Beach County’s Board of Commissioners for approval if a lease agreement…

Moishe Mana’s revised Wynwood project advances

Rendering of Moishe Mana’s proposed project in Wynwood and a photo of the developer (inset). Moishe Mana’s revised plan for a massive mixed-use development in Miami’s Wynwood area won approval from a city-chartered agency representing land owners in the area. The Miami City Commission on Thursday will consider preliminary approval of the proposed development. The Wynwood…

Public company launches construction of industrial project near major airport

DCT Industrial has started construction on the second phase of its warehouse project near Miami International Airport. The Denver-based industrial developer (NYSE: DCT) plans to construct 425,740 square feet in three buildings at Northwest 17th Street and Northwest 129th Street. Building C, with 136,540 square feet and 32-foot ceilings, is currently under construction and should…

County to consider plan for downtown hotel

Dev Motwani’s plan for the Flagler Village Hotel near downtown Fort Lauderdale will go before Broward County for consideration May 24. The 24,000-square-foot site at 315 to 333 N.W. 1st Street was acquired by Motwani’s 315 Flagler FP for $1.9 million in February. It currently has a 4,100-square-foot office building. Motwani’s plans with the city…

South Florida home sales dip sharply in April

Sales volume for existing South Florida homes fell sharply in April, as fewer cash buyers were shopping in the region, according to latest Florida Realtors report. The biggest drop in sales came in Miami-Dade County’s condo market, which has seen less activity from international investors. Sales of single-family homes declined 5.2 percent, year-over-year, to 4,199…

News in brief

• Roam, a global network of communal living, will open its first U.S. outpost at the historic River Inn Miami, 118 S.W. South River Drive. www.roam.co. • Crossman & Co. opened an office at 901 Ponce de Leon Blvd., Suite 606, in Coral Gables. www.crossman.com. • Palm Beach North launched as a collaboration among 10…

Global views boost innovation

South Florida is undeniably a hot spot for immigrants. After all, Miami isn’t known as an international gateway to the U.S. for nothing. And in addition to contributing to the region’s rich blend of cultures – from the cortadito, jerk chicken and pan de bono on our dinner tables to the varied languages filling in…