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“Opportunity Zones Seen as Bonus Rather Than Driving Force on Deals,” Daily Business Review

Real estate in opportunity zones across South Florida has been springing up for sale offering development potential to investors along with a tax break. The special designation pushed up asking prices for some sites, said a broker listing some of the properties. An attorney who isn’t working on any of the deals said his clients […]

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“Investors Dash Into Miami Opportunity Zones,” The Real Deal

Investors and developers in Miami-Dade County have been pouring money into Opportunity Zones. From April through September, property sales in those areas tallied $942 million, a 25 percent increase from the same time in 2017, according to The Real Deal’s analysis of records. Becker Real Estate Shareholder Phil Rosen discusses this topic saying, “Investors are […]

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Becker Launches “Florida Opportunity Zone” Website and Multidisciplinary Practice Group

Realizing the immense potential for communities and investors throughout Florida, Becker has launched a multidisciplinary Opportunity Zone Practice. The Becker team provides a full spectrum of cross-practice services to assist public entities, developers and investors in understanding what is involved in the investment process and how to implement strategies for participation in the program. 8,761 […]

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Phil Rosen on Growth Fueled by Brightline – Should You Get On Board?

Richard Branson’s Virgin Group is now a minority owner of Brightline. If you thought the new regional train service was already heating up South Florida’s business environment, just wait. Branson’s demonstrated track record means Brightline’s business model just went into hyperdrive for business owners, investors, and developers. Hyperdrive is Branson’s M.O, so buckle up. The […]

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Coastline Management, Tower Capital Buy Miami Gardens Apartments for $33M

A joint venture between Coastline Management and Tower Capital Group paid $33.2 million for an apartment complex in Miami Gardens. EB Real Estate Group, an investment firm in New York, sold the 234-unit Park Plaza Apartments for about $142,000 per unit, according to a press release. Berkadia’s Tal Frydman, Yoav Yuhjtman and Nicholas Perrone represented […]

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Becker & Poliakoff Makes Additional Lateral Hires, Bolstering Real Estate, Lobbying and Corporate Practice Groups

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.  – June 24, 2016 – Law firm Becker & Poliakoff has added lateral hires, bolstering its Real Estate, Government Law and Lobbying, and Corporate and Securities practice groups. The new attorneys and lobbyists, who joined the firm’s offices in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Naples, Fla., West Palm Beach, Fla., and Washington, D.C., are part […]

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