PHOTOS: On the scene at Hypoluxo open house

Maxie Kaan-Lilly, an agent with Boca Raton-based Mizner Grande Realty, held an open house recently at 1386 Lands End Road on Hypoluxo Island in Lantana. Celebrity chef Ben Robinson, from Bravo’s “Below Deck” prepared hors d’oeuvres in the home’s kitchen, while the event’s sponsor, Nolet’s Gin, provided refreshments for guests. In addition, Audi of West Palm…

Movers & Shakers

Stephan Burke, Carol Cassis, William McClain, Ryan Brescia, Robert Granda, Marcos Puente, Carlos Montoya and Valerie Tatum Five agents have joined Brown Harris Stevens | Zilbert, including three from ONE Sotheby’s International Realty. Stephan Burke, Carol Cassis and William McClain left ONE Sotheby’s. Burke has sold nearly $100 million of property over his 20-year career, according to…

Saglo closes on $20M loan for Miami shopping center

Vista Shopping Center Saglo Development closed on $20 million in financing for Vista Shopping Center, Miami-Dade County records show.  Chris Drew and Jose Carrazana of HFF The Miami-based commercial real estate company owns the 88,700-square-foot property at 6400 Northwest 186th Street, near Hialeah and Miami Lakes. Sedano’s Supermarket and Navarro Pharmacy anchor the retail strip, which…

How pizza ovens move NYC properties

A pizza oven From the New York site: Stuck with a property that just won’t move? Consider throwing in a pizza oven – and maybe a little history. Take the case of Franco Facili and his real estate agent, Frank Galeano. Facili was having a hard time finding a tenent for his Red Hook property.…

Crowdfunder offers equity in St. Pete industrial park

EquityMultiple CEO Charles Clinton A real estate crowdfunding platform online has announced its second investment offering of equity in an industrial park in St. Petersburg with positive cash flow. EquityMultiple recently completed its first equity raise for the $7.1 million development of a music venue and mixed-use property in Brooklyn, New York, by Bushwack Capital. The EquityMultiple…

“Person of the Year” Angela Merkel isn’t exactly living large in the Bundeskanzleramt

Angela Merkel and the Bundeskanzleramt From the New York website: You thought the White House or 10 Downing Street were impressive? Well check out the Bundeskanzleramt, where German Chancellor and Time Person of the Year Angela Merkel takes care of business. The 129,166-square-foot German Chancellery, or Bundeskanzleramt, contains government offices along with an official apartment…

Zoning may restart unfinished hotel-condo project

The unfinished Palm House hotel-condominium in Palm Beach. (Credit: Melanie Bell) A court ruling could lead to a resumption of construction work on the unfinished Palm House hotel-condominium in Palm Beach. Circuit Court Judge Donald Hafele approved a motion by the stalled project’s court-appointed receiver Cary Glickstein to submit a zoning application to the Palm Beach Town…