The National Retail Market Report is live!

Remember when the Internet’s biggest proponents began to make bold assertions that brick-and-mortar stores and print magazines would become a thing of the past? In 2016, we beg to differ. In fact, with the International Council of Shopping Centers’ annual RECon convention expected to bring 36,000 attendees to Las Vegas in the next few weeks,…

5 things to know, including another massive mixed-use development planned for South Florida

Buenos días, South Florida. When it comes to mixed-use projects, South Florida leans toward “big.” 1. Huge development planned Another massive mixed-use project has snared initial approval in South Florida. The Hallandale Beach City Commission endorsed the Oasis. Pitched by Romagnole Investment Properties, the project would feature 500 residential high-rise units, 200 hotel rooms, 26,489…

Large real estate firm opens office in Miami

Orlando-based Crossman & Co., one of the Southeast’s largest retail leasing, property management and investment sales firms, is opening a new office in Miami. Company President John Crossman noted that South Florida’s economic growth since the recession, combined with an influx of new residents moving into the area, has resulted in a ramp-up of the…

News in brief

• Elements Massage opened its fifth South Florida studio at 551 N. Federal Highway, Suite 700, in Fort Lauderdale’s Flagler Village. www.elementsmassage.com/fort-lauderdale or (954) 237-1120. • North Palm Beach-based ImMEDIAcy Public Relations and Jupiter-based QuinnCom Web Design formed a business alliance. www.immediacypublicrelations.com or www.quinncom.net. • NAI Miami negotiated a five-year, 3,064-square-foot retail lease for Orangetheory…

About the List

General contracting business is still doing well in South Florida. The 25 contractors on last year’s list reported $3.58 billion in gross billings. This year, those listed reported $4 billion in total gross billings. However, a slight slowdown can be seen in in the value of contracts awarded. Last year’s total was $4 billion, down…

General Contractors

Rank Company / Prior (*Not ranked in 2015) / URL 2015 S. Fla. gross billings 2015 contracts awarded 2015 contracts completed S. Fla. employees S. Fla. offices Top local executive 1 Coastal Construction Group, 5959 Blue Lagoon Drive, Suite 200, Miami, FL 33126, 305-559-4900, coastalconstruction.com 935996687 344100000 29000000 402 2.0 Thomas Murphy Jr. 2 Suffolk…