Category: LAND

Miami Not Building Enough Housing To Match The National Average

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According to a new report, the Miami Metro area as a whole isn’t building enough new housing to match the national average. Instead of expanding with new suburbs as in other metro areas, developers in Miami have been building vertically – but it still isn’t enough. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

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Will Miami City Hall In Coconut Grove Be The Next Municipal Domino To Fall?

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In 1954, the Miami City Hall moved into the former Pan American Airways System terminal in Coconut Grove, where it currently resides. The question is now whether as Miami negotiates a deal to build an administration building beside Miami Freedom Park, will plans include a new city hall, freeing the city’s historic Coconut Grove home for something else? CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

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Coming Soon: A “Little Bahamas” In Coconut Grove?

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Advocates are looking forward to designating the West Grove as the “Little Bahamas of Coconut Grove” as a way of bringing back the culture and economic energy of the historically Bahamian community. The proposed area will include the Village West Island District and the Charles Avenue Neighborhood Conservation District south of U.S. 1 and west of McDonald Street. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

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MG Developer To Bring $204M Project To Miami

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The developer is expecting to start construction on Merrick Parc in the first quarter of 2023. The project already received an initial $24 million tranche with $13 million in equity financing from Colliers. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

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Coconut Grove’s Scenic Waterfront Road, Historic Trail Is A Mess. Can $16M Revamp Fix It?

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As Miami-Dade County’s transportation and public works department launches a $16 million, multiyear effort to rebuild road and trail after years of talk but little action, its engineers face a difficult conundrum: How to improve road conditions in the narrow corridor while enhancing the safety and appeal of the heavily used though frayed Commodore Trail. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

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Board Tells Developer He Can’t Chop Down Trees To Build House In Coconut Grove

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In a surprising decision, Miami’s Historic and Environmental Preservation Board overruled the city’s building department by rejecting a tree removal permit issued to a developer. It was a victory for residents who live along a lush South Grove street described as a “tunnel of green” and could serve as an example for people in other neighborhoods engaged in disputes to curtail development, CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

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