Developer seeks EB-5 money for Metropica

Rendering of Metropica Add Metropica in west Broward County to the list of South Florida real estate developments in the market for EB-5 money. The developer of Metropica, a vast mixed-use development in Sunrise, is trying to raise foreign investment in the project through the federal EB-5 program. Metropica developer Joseph Kavana, chief executive officer…

Could one Italian architect have the antidote for America’s dying malls?

Massimiliano Fuksas and a rendering of the renovated Beverly Center, slated for completion in 2018 (Credit: Alchetron, Massimiliano Fuksas) From the New York website: The Beverly Center mall, owned by Taubman Centers, may have a $500 million renovation budget, but Massimiliano Fuksas, the architect spearheading the transformation, only has one goal — to make you feel something when…