As Airbnb grows, how does Miami deal?

Map of active Airbnb listings and founders Brian Chesky, Joe Gebbia and Nathan Blecharczyk TRD Special Report: For $85 a night, you can rent a room in North Beach, about five blocks from Collins Avenue. For $149 a night, a modern, one-bedroom apartment with bicycles, parking, a washer/dryer and a full kitchen. And for $300…

Company that helped start Construction Industry Safety Week continues the tradition (Video)

Skanska USA kept its Safety Week tradition moving with 11,000 construction employees companywide bending and stretching at jobsites across the country to raise awareness about injures on the clock. Visual Journalist Jock Fistick visited the company at the Frost Museum of Science construction site in Miami, where 200 workers were actively participating in the annual…

Developer purchases land for new project off highway

MCSS Self Storage acquired a development site near Doral for a new self-storage facility. This marks the ninth project in Miami-Dade County by the Miami-based company, led by Jay Massirman, Stephen Garchik, Steve McBride and consultant David Blum. It’s taken advantage of the undersupply of self-storage facilities as the region’s population grows. In its latest…

300,000-square-foot mixed-use center sold

The Promenade at Coconut Creek lifestyle retail and office center was acquired by an affiliate of AEW Capital Management. HFF brokers Luis Castillo, Daniel Finkle and Nat Scarmazzi represented seller Garrison Coconut Creek, an affiliate of New York-based Garrison Investment Group, in the deal. They didn’t disclose the price and the deed has yet to…

Bank sells theater out of foreclosure

After four years of bank ownership, a Boca Raton theater has been sold the company that started running shows there. Boca Raton-based Legacy Bank of Florida seized the Caldwell Theatre at 7901 N. Federal Highway in 2012 after foreclosing on its $5.9 million mortgage. The non-profit that was running shows there closed. The bank recently…