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Skyscrapers Face The Apocalypse

At what looks like an abandoned airfield, the Miami’s Construction Research Lab has 38 sealed test chambers and all the equipment to replicate the forces of nature to subject a growing crop of building facades to mock hurricanes, monsoons and arctic blasts. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

Can ‘Miami Modern’ Do For North Beach What ‘Art Deco’ Did For South Beach?

City leaders are moving to protect more than 200 mid-century apartment buildings across two new local historic districts — which comes with significant protection from demolition. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

South Florida Makes Solar Power Energy History

On July 18, a new law was enacted making South Miami the only municipality between The Golden State of California and The Sunshine State mandating that solar power be installed in newly built homes or those subject to major renovation. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

There’s A New Trend Among Office Tenants

Developers expect strong leasing momentum in Coconut Grove with the pent up demand for innovative office projects. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

What Drives The Investment In Building Energy Performance

What motivates office building owners to improve energy performance? For a recent IREM survey on how financial methods are used to evaluate capital expenditure decisions, CLICK ON THE HEADLINE

Ven-American Real Estate Tapped To Manage, Lease Westpoint Retail Plaza

Ven-American is looking forward to working with the tenants and Castle Real Estate Enterprises to make the Tamarac shopping center more attractive, efficient and productive for the entire community’s benefit. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE


Massive Transformation Proposed In Part Of Miami’s Little Haiti With 28-Story Towers

On Dec. 21, the city’s Urban Design Review Committee will consider the site plan with a maximum development potential of 2,798 apartments, 418 hotel rooms, 283,798 square feet of commercial/retail space, and 97,103 square feet of office space. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

How Elon Musk Is Making Solar Panels ‘As Appealing As Electric Cars’

The goal behind the new technology is to make solar roofs look better than a normal roof, generate electricity that lasts longer, have better insulation and a cost that is less than a normal roof plus the cost of electricity CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE