- Sylvester Stallone sells desert retreat for $3.15 million
Actor-director Sylvester Stallone just sold his La Quinta retreat for $3.15 million, finding a buyer a week after relisting.
- JCPenney will close its WestShore Plaza store
It’s one of nine stores that will close in Florida.
- Deputies union calls on Gov. Ron DeSantis to suspend Broward Sheriff Gregory Tony from office
A deputies union locked in a public battle against Broward Sheriff Gregory Tony has sent a letter asking Gov. Ron DeSantis to suspend the lawman from his post.
- Here’s how SeaWorld Orlando will handle admissions on June 11
This new system may help attractions control the flow of traffic as they reopen after being shuttered for months.
- You can now buy a piece of Echo Park for $100
Chango, a coffee shop in Echo Park, closed in 2018, with its owners citing high rents and competition. Nico says, as a property owner, it wants to preserve longtime tenants. | Los Angeles Times via Getty Images Nico isn’t revolutionizing landownership, but maybe it can do a little good At
- These high-tech solutions can shield your customers, workers and profits
Clean surfaces and healthy workplaces are vital for businesses to maintain a safe workplace and consumer confidence.
- Ray Lewis on George Floyd’s death: ‘This one here has bothered me from a different place’
When Ray Lewis speaks, people listen. On Thursday, the former Baltimore Ravens linebacker did not speak as an NFL Hall of Famer or a two-time Super Bowl champion — he spoke as a black man who is angry, saddened and frustrated by George Floyd’s death. Floyd, a black man, was
- Keyes acquires Zeuner Realty in Boca Raton
Mike Pappas, Shari Schwamm, Doris and Stuart Zeuner The Keyes Company acquired a boutique brokerage in Boca Raton, expanding its presence in Palm Beach County. Keyes closed on the acquisition of Zeuner Realty, a 15-agent office that specializes in the Boca Pointe neighborhood, according to a press release. The firm
- Despite looting, NYC reopening on track: Cuomo
Welcome to Plywood City. Grand opening is in four days. With the Big Apple’s scheduled reboot nearly at hand, banners, balloons and ribbons are nowhere to be found. Instead, boarded-up storefronts mar the landscape and an evening curfew remains in place. But the show will go on, according to Gov.
- Brookfield pays $27M for Medley warehouses
Brian Kingston Brookfield Property Partners CEO 10800 Northwest 92 Terrace (Credit: Google Maps) Brookfield Property Partners is increasing its presence in South Florida’s booming industrial market. The real estate arm of the Toronto-based asset manager purchased two industrial warehouses at 10800 Northwest 92nd Terrace in Medley for $26.9 million, records
- Downtown Baltimore tower sells for $22M
The landmark Calvert Street building was converted to apartments in 2002.
- How this wellness program alerted employees to potential illness
The Leesburg-based hospital uses biometric screening to test workers for signs of disease.
- Florida PPP loan totals rise as national loans go down
Local lenders have seen a change in demand compared to the first round.
- Community nonbank lenders are saving minority-owned businesses
Burned-out businesses along Snelling Ave. in Minneapolis (Credit: John Autey / MediaNews Group / St. Paul Pioneer Press via Getty Images) Many community-based nonbank lenders are stepping to help minority-owned businesses damaged in the civil unrest that’s gripped cities across the country. Some of these lenders are taking on security
- Cabanas and even more outdoor seating: Here’s what to expect when The Wharf reopens
Some restaurants have reopened, but the larger development will reopen Friday.
- Calif.’s New Landscape: Q&A With Attorney Dwayne McKenzie
California is currently in the third stage in allowing counties to reopen businesses, and in the past week, officials in Los Angeles announced “sweeping new standards” for all retail locations, and that it’s accelerating the process for in-person dining and other sectors like hair salons. County Supervisor Janice Hahn said
- Meet Alexandria’s Galen Barbour, retired professor and now, fiction novelist
Welcome to Off the Beat, a weekly Q&A with a local business person doing something a little different. Have an idea or pitch that reflects some unusual business activity? Email [email protected] Galen Barbour of Alexandria, pen name G.L. Barbour, is a retired professor of medicine, author of scientific and academic
- Remy Jacobson allegedly in default on Design District loan: lawsuit
Remy Jacobson, Jean-Marc Jacobson, 4141 North Miami Avenue (Credit: Google Maps and REALTOKEN) Cryptocurrency enthusiasts Remy Jacobson and his brother Jean-Marc Jacobson turned to an Arkansas community bank last year to finance the redevelopment of a historic building in the Miami Design District. But now, the Jacobsons are facing a
- Brookfield buys out another tenant at 666 Fifth
Brookfield has bought out another tenant at 666 Fifth Avenue in the leadup to its massive renovation of the tower. The tenant that accepted the $8.5 million buyout is listed as Kadima Realty Associates and was based on the 15th floor, according to property records. The deal marks Brookfield’s fifth
- Boston Red Sox chief Chaim Bloom sells in St. Petersburg
Red Sox chief Chaim Bloom just sold his single-story home for $1.17 million outside Tampa, Fla., where he spent the last 15 years with the Rays.
- The week in bankruptcies: Cruz Trucking Inc. and Vargas & Morejon LLC
Orlando area bankruptcy courts recorded two business filings – including one with total debt above $1 million – during the week that ended May 29. Year to date through May 29, the court recorded 42 Chapter 7 or Chapter 11 business bankruptcy filings, a 5% increase from the same span
- Hickok Cole Relocating HQ From Georgetown to Union Market
Hickok Cole has signed a 13-year, 25,000-square-foot office lease at the old National Capital Press building, a historic property in Washington, D.C.’s Union Market neighborhood, according to the company. The design firm inked a 13-year deal for the top two floors of the three-story building, located at 301 N Street
- L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti seeks tenant for $5,000-a-month rental
A Mid-Wilshire home owned by Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti is up for lease at $5,000 a month.
- Race relations: County officials to hold virtual town hall on law enforcement
Orange County Mayor Jerry L. Demings and the Orange County MLK Initiative will hold a June 5 virtual town hall meeting to discuss solutions and alternatives to civil unrest taking place here and across the nation in the wake of the death of George Floyd. He died in Minneapolis on May
- LEASES: Solil welcomes last mile ‘nano’ center to Upper West Side
MARIA FERNANDEZ NEW YORK Avison Young announced several new transactions. Maria Fernandez, Associate, led the team that completed the following: • A one-year, 400 s/f ground floor retail lease for Shookit Inc., a last mile nano distribution facility, at 896 Amsterdam Avenue on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. Fernandez