The Wrap: Gov. Rick Scott says portion of Wynwood clear from Zika, majority of units have closed at Brickell City Centre’s Reach condo tower…and more

Mosquito 1. Gov. Rick Scott says portion of Wynwood clear from Zika [Miami Herald]2. Majority of units have closed at Brickell City Cenre’s Reach condo tower [The Next Miami]3. Without Freddie and Fannie, could 30-year mortgage be a thing of the past? [Miami Herald]4. Rick Case donation helps Habitat for Humanity’s 77-home Pompano project [Sun Sentinel] — Sean…

Publix-anchored retail plaza near large mall begins redevelopment

Redevelopment recently started at the Publix-anchored Aventura Shopping Center on the outskirts of the Aventura Mall. Jacksonville-based Regency Centers (NYSE: REG) tore down the 43-year-old retail center at 2952 Aventura Boulevard and has started rebuilding with a new configuration. It will have separate buildings instead of a solid block of space. The 95,190-square-foot center should…

Mixed-use project proposed near major mall

Mixed-use project Westside Aventura has been proposed a few blocks west of the Aventura Mall. Miami-Dade County officials received the development application from Westside Aventura LLC and Westside Aventura II LLC on Aug. 3. Those LLCs are owned by Michel Leibovich, Gabriel Rojchman, Alberto Frankrajch and Tomas Katz. The project would be located on the…

Fractured apartment complex sold for $22M

The majority of the apartments in the Jasmine at Tamarac, which was fractured after a failed condo conversion, sold for $22 million. Jasmine Tamarac Investments, an affiliate of Coral Gables-based Elandis, sold 222 apartments on the east side of Pine Island Road along Northwest 61st Street to TEG Acquisitions LLC. The deal was brokered by…

CRE tech: A promise unfulfilled

TRD Special Report: Between 2011 and 2014, 129 real estate tech companies were launched in the U.S., according to research firm PitchBook, and many have become successful businesses. But not a single one has yet to reach a $1 billion valuation, and by any measure, their collective impact on how the real estate industry does…

The Wrap: Eve at the District now leasing across from Midtown Miami, Boca Raton council to consider selling municipal golf course…and more

The topped out District 36, left, and a rendering of the finished 19-story building, right 1. Eve at the District now leasing across from Midtown Miami [The Next Miami]2. Boca Raton council to consider selling municipal golf course [Sun Sentinel]3. Miami is the eighth most expensive U.S. city to rent in [Curbed Miami]4. Key Largo could be…