Rents in Palm Beach County climb hundreds a month due to rising insurance, property taxes

Rents in Palm Beach County climb hundreds a month due to rising insurance, property taxes: South Florida Sun-Sentinel Landlords in South Florida say skyrocketing taxes and insurance costs are forcing them to sell their units or raise rents — in some cases by several hundred dollars a month. Rental property doesn’t qualify for Florida’s Save […]

Philadelphia Growing Up with a Slew of High-Rise Projects

Philadelphia Growing Up with a Slew of High-Rise Projects Until the 1987 opening of Murphy/Jahn’s 945-foot One Liberty Place, Philadelphians passionately defended an unwritten agreement limiting city building heights to below the hat topping the statue of William Penn atop City Hall. By 1991, four years after One Liberty Place opened, seven other office towers […]

Investor bullish about economy, but fears storms

Investor bullish about economy, but fears storms Real estate investor and serial entrepreneur Mark Famiglio owns almost 500,000 square feet of commercial office, warehouse and retail space in Manatee County. He is also a co-owner of the one of the fastest growing technology companies in Southwest Florida — CopyTalk, which turns phone messages into e-mails.