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.
Town of eight welcomes real estate boom This incorporated town along State Road A1A about halfway between Jacksonville and Daytona Beach used to be known as a tiny town where dolphins outnumbered people. But a planned development of more than 270 homes — plus commercial space and possibly a hotel — could boost the town’s […]
Doughnuts, real estate and prayers When there’s a hot business opportunity or a smoking real estate deal in Southwest Florida, local bankers and brokers grab their BlackBerrys to speed-dial a short-list of hometown movers and shakers: the ones with the inclination, credibility and wherewithal to jump on a deal.
Harbor Beach home sale fetches $12 million: South Florida Sun-Sentinel A palatial home in the prestigious Harbor Beach neighborhood of Fort Lauderdale sold this past week for $12 million. The property, which was poised to be the new home of Miami Heat’s Shaquille O’Neal, was snatched up by biotech and pharmaceutical giant Myrtle Potter, when […]
Abandoned lot auction planned The sale of more than 2,000 abandoned lots in North Port is scheduled to begin Jan. 19. Doug Dennison, assistant vice president of Fisher Auctions, has toured some of the available lots in North Port, and he knows that not all of them are in pristine condition.
New tenants will join Winter Springs center Three new tenants are on their way to Winter Springs Town Center: Carrs Barbers’ Club, Century 21 Real Estate and Fuji Mountain Sushi. Carrs Barber Club, billed as an “old English style” barbershop “with classic grooming and a relaxed club atmosphere,” will open in December. Century 21 and […]