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Jupiter Sprouts opening Wednesday with unique enhanced layout

By Sam Howard  |  October 15, 2019  |  Palm Beach Post

JUPITER — The newest grocery store in town opens Wednesday, and leaders there say shoppers will notice the difference between it and competitors.

Sprouts Farmers Market opens at 3757 Military Trail at 7 a.m. Wednesday, when it will offer 20 […]

Categories: Happy Hour, Leasing, Newsworthy, Tenant Rep|

2019 ICSC Florida Conference & Deal Making

By Centre-Line  |  August 29, 2019

We’re gonna need a bigger booth! It was exciting to exhibit at the ICSC Florida Conference in our big, new booth. Our portfolio of listings and tenants has grown immensely. It was a successful event; thank you to everyone who met with us at […]

Categories: Newsworthy, Openings, Tenant Rep|

Sprouts Farmers Market’s Deerfield Beach Grand Opening

Kalia Pang  |  August 28, 2019  |  Sprouts.com

Shoppers looking to join the excitement at Sprouts Farmers Market’s Deerfield Beach grand opening on Wednesday, August 28 will also have the opportunity to meet natural living expert and Emmy Award-Winning host of NBC’s Naturally, Danny Seo and receive giveaways before the […]

Categories: Newsworthy, Openings, Tenant Rep|

Fast-casual salad restaurant to open 5 South Florida locations

By Matthew Arrojas  |  July 9, 2019  |  South Florida Business Journal

New York City-based fast-casual concept Just Salad will open its first South Florida location Thursday at 221 North Hiatus Road in Pembroke Pines.

Just Salad specializes in salads, wraps, bowls and […]

Categories: Newsworthy, Tenant Rep|

Just Salad is bringing its avocado toast in a box to Miami

By Nicole Danna  |  April 9, 2019  |  Miami New Times

Just Salad, a New York-based fast-casual restaurant all about eating healthy on the go, is coming to Florida.

The chain is more than just salads, however. The menu also offers customizable, made-to-order wraps, bowls, […]

Categories: Newsworthy, Openings, Tenant Rep|

Sprouts Farmers Market makes its debut in South Florida

By Centre-Line  |  March 27, 2019

Organic grocer Sprouts Farmers Market celebrated its grand opening in Wellington—the retailer’s first location in South Florida. The event took place at the Shoppes at Isla Verde, on March 27, 2019 and doors opened at 7 a.m. There was much excitement for the […]

Categories: Newsworthy, Tenant Rep|

Five-story apartment complex, movie theater proposed in Hialeah

By Brian Bandell  |  February 26, 2019  |  South Florida Business Journal

The Shoppes of Highland development will have 300,000 square feet of retail in the first phase, and another 100,000 square feet in the second phase. The developer wants to amend its zoning to allow a movie […]

Categories: Happy Hour, Newsworthy|

El Bagel to open a permanent spot on Biscayne Boulevard

By Zachary Fagenson  |  February 7, 2019  |  Miami New Times

After two years of slinging breakfast sandwiches off rickety trucks, Matteson Koche’sEl Bagel has secured a permanent location at 6910 Biscayne Boulevard, with plans to open later this year.

The new space will join Phuc Yea, Blue […]

Categories: Happy Hour, Newsworthy|

Boutique hotel opens in Miami’s Little Havana

By Emon Reiser  |  January 17, 2019  |  South Florida Business Journal

A new boutique hotel brand has opened its flagship location in a historic building in Miami’s Little Havana neighborhood.

Life House, located at 528 S.W. 9th Ave., held a soft opening in December. The 33-room building, first built in […]

Categories: Leasing, Newsworthy|

Gables Station & Paseo de la Riviera

Mixed-use, walkable and sustainable urban developments transform Coral Gables

Merrick Park is booming; it’s becoming an urban oasis in suburbia. Over the next few years, Merrick Park is expected to add another 2,322 units. The neighborhood will be home to 3,538 multifamily units and 431 hotel units, placing it among Miami’s densest submarkets. […]

Categories: Newsworthy, Openings, Tenant Rep|

Here’s when Sprouts Farmers Market could open its first South Florida store

By Ashley Gurbal Kritzer  |  January 16, 2019  |  Tampa Bay Business Journal

Sprouts Farmers Market Inc. will open its first South Florida store March 20 — one of 15 new locations on tap for the Sunshine State.

The supermarket chain’s latest Florida opening was […]

Categories: Newsworthy, Tenant Rep|

Developer of Walmart, apartments on Pine Rocklands starts construction

By Brian Bandell  |  November 20, 2018  |  South Florida Business Journal

Ram Realty Services has started construction of a retail and apartment project in an area of Pine Rocklands in south Miami-Dade County after obtaining a big construction loan.

Coral Reef Resi PH I LLC, an affiliate […]

Categories: Newsworthy, Tenant Rep|

Notable retail leases signed in South Florida, Q3 2018

By MMG Equity Partners  |  October 23, 2018

We’ve compiled a comprehensive list of the top retail leases signed by square footage in South Florida during Q3 2018.

While the headlines are focused on the challenges and closures of major chains such as Kmart, Sears, […]

Categories: Newsworthy, Tenant Rep|

Duluth Trading Co. planned for River City Marketplace

By Scott Sailer  |  June 25, 2018  |  Jacksonville Daily Record

Duluth Trading Co., the casual and workwear clothing company whose quirky animated ads tout its Buck Naked underwear and Fire Hose pants, is planning its first Florida store at River City Marketplace.

Belleville, Wisconsin-based Duluth Holdings Inc. would […]

Categories: Happy Hour, Newsworthy|

I hurried into the Itexamplan local department store to grab1 some last 1K0-001 dumps minute Chirsmas gifts. 300-208 dumps I Examguideview 1K0-001 dumps looked at all the people and grumbled2 to myself. I would 300-208 dumps be in here forever and I just had so much to do. CPCM certification Chirsmas was beginning to become such a drag. I […]

Categories: Leasing, Newsworthy|

Miami’s Underline park has been talked about for years. Get ready for construction.

By Douglas Hanks  |  October 2, 2018  |  Miami Herald

After years of fundraising, lobbying and hype, the planned Underline park under parts of Metrorail’s elevated tracks has a government construction contract, with Miami-Dade commissioners approving a $14 million agreement to build […]

Categories: Newsworthy, Tenant Rep|

Supermarket announces plans for another South Florida store

By Billy Jean Louis  |  September 19, 2018  |  South Florida Business Journal

Sprouts Farmers Market Inc., which currently has no South Florida locations, said it plans to open a store in Jupiter at Admirals Crossing as part of its expansion across the Sunshine state. The grocer […]

Categories: Leasing, Newsworthy|

The next hot Miami submarket is an old dog with new tricks

By Myles Stepner  |  September 14, 2018

Present Day – Village of Merrick Park

In recent years, Coral Gables has carefully managed a historic development boom. Major improvements have dramatically enhanced Coral Gables’ Miracle Mile. Now, interest and development are shifting south towards […]

Categories: Happy Hour, Leasing, Newsworthy, Tenant Rep|

2018 ICSC Florida Conference & Deal Making

By Centre-Line  |  August 2, 2018

We are so excited to be attending this year’s Florida conference, we can hardly sit down! Centre-Line Real Estate Services will be exhibiting our newest retail listings, current developments, and hot retailers we work with at the ICSC Florida Conference from August 26 – […]

Categories: Newsworthy|


Leadership, Culture, Capital and Speed: Barriers or Boosters?

By Robin Lewis  |  July 25, 2018  |  The Robin Report

The current thread of the many conversations I have with the top executives of the retail and consumer-facing industries is that all of commerce is still in the grip of techno-chaotic disruption, destruction and transformation. Alongside this mayhem […]

Categories: Newsworthy, Tenant Rep|

Sprouts CEO takes a fresh look at food

June 6, 2018  |  CNBC

Amin Maredia, Sprouts CEO, discusses how his company is differentiating the grocery model by changing the store concept and product portfolio. “As a company, we have continued to really understand the customer and evolve with their preferences. Consumers are changing in two ways: in what they […]

Categories: Newsworthy, Tenant Rep|

‘Sip and Sparkle’ in Davie Perfect for Mother’s Day Fun

May 11, 2018  |  NBC Miami

“Since it’s all about the moms today, we did find a great little place recently—it’s brand new. It’s in Davie. It is girly and perfect for all the generations of ladies in your life. It was started by two […]

Categories: Newsworthy, Openings, Tenant Rep|

Organic grocer Sprouts Farmers Market to open two stores in South Florida

By Doreen Christensen  |  April 11, 2018  |  Sun Sentinel

A new organic grocer will be springing up in South Florida’s crowded field of supermarket chains.

Sprouts Farmers Market is planning to open two stores, in Deerfield Beach and Wellington, according to a news release. No dates were given […]

Categories: Newsworthy|

TJX to open 260 stores this year

By Ernie Herrman  |  August 16, 2017  |  Chain Store Age

Off-price powerhouse TJX Companies still seems plenty of room for store expansion — particularly in the home good sector.

The retailer, which reported strong second quarter results on Tuesday, has more than 3,800 stores worldwide and will open 260 new locations this year. Long […]

Categories: Leasing, Newsworthy|

Baywood Hotels breaks ground on hotel near Trump Doral with $15M loan

By Katherine Kallergis  |  March 27, 2017  |  The Real Deal

Baywood Hotels closed on a $15.4 million construction loan for a hotel it’s building near the Trump National Doral Miami resort, property records show.

Baywood affiliate 36th Street Hospitality LLC just closed on […]

Categories: Newsworthy, Openings, Tenant Rep|

New Moe’s Southwest Grill draws diners seeking year of burritos

By Bill Kress  |  November 28, 2016

Determined to win a year’s supply of fresh-made burritos, around 100 hungry residents lined up for hours at El Dorado Plaza in Cutler Bay on Nov. 10 waiting for the grand opening of Moe’s Southwest Grill.

Although everyone came out a winner with $5 […]

Categories: Newsworthy|

Why shoppers are flocking to off-price retailers like T.J. Maxx

By Suzette Parmley  |  October 24, 2016  |  Boston Herald PHILADELPHIA — Tabitha Dardes dresses stylishly, holds a good-paying job and lives in a tony suburb.

So how come she’s a regular at T.J. Maxx?

“It’s more like treasure hunting,” she said.

As Dardes spoke, she looked at a mirror while holding […]

Categories: Newsworthy|

Discount grocery Aldi heads into wealthier areas

By Annie Gasparro & Heather Haddon  |  October 16, 2016  |  Wall Street Journal

German chain makes big push in suburban U.S. with no-frills stores

Are suburban consumers ready to give up the familiar grocery experience for bare-bones stores where they have to do their own bagging and leave a quarter deposit for […]

Categories: Newsworthy|

Millennials migrate to downtown Miami in droves and business follows

By Nancy Dahlberg  |  September 27, 2016  |  Miami Herald

A new report by the Miami Downtown Development Authority confirms what the restaurant openings, cranes and traffic snarls already tell us: Young professionals are still moving to downtown Miami in droves, and new businesses are following them.

According to the Miami […]

Categories: Newsworthy|

Developers Chetrit and JDS close $49M loan for $1B Miami River project

By Katherine Kallergis  |  September 20, 2016  |  The Real Deal The Chetrit Group and JDS Development Group closed on a pre-development loan for their $1 billion, mixed-use Miami River project.

The 6.2-acre, five-phase project at 401 SW 3 Ave will have 1,678 residential units, 330 hotel rooms, 266,000 square […]

Categories: Newsworthy|

This is why your favorite Miami restaurants are closing

By Carlos Frías and Nicholas Nehamas  |  August 26, 2016  |  Miami Herald Mark Scharnitz was sick of doing all the work.

He built a small café, The Corner Muse, that helped breathe new life into Miami’s Edgewater district at a time when drug dealers and street walkers worked openly. But when the […]

Categories: Newsworthy|

New Viaduct to Improve Traffic Flow on NW 25th Street, Doral

By CityOfDoral.com  |  July 11, 2016

On Friday July 15th, the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony for the opening of the highly anticipated Viaduct on NW 25th street. By separating cargo truck and commuter traffic, this project will improve the flow of traffic […]

Categories: Newsworthy|


The top 10 American malls: Research firm

Krystina Gustafson  |  May 24, 2016 | CNBC Think the mall is dead? Then you must not have visited one of these bustling properties recently.

Amid an ongoing slide in foot traffic and a series of store closures by national retailers including Macy’s and Sears, Green Street Advisors has completed its annual ranking […]

Categories: Newsworthy|

TJ Maxx, Marshalls and HomeGoods plan to open thousands of new stores

By Chris Isidore  |  May 18, 2016  |  CNN

In an age when brick-and-mortar retailers are struggling, one company has just announced aggressive store opening plans.

TJX Companies, owner of T.J. Maxx, Marshalls, and HomeGoods among other brands, plans to grow its number of stores by more than 50%. It […]

Categories: Newsworthy|

Miami emerges from gloom into residential and commercial sunlight

By Nick Madigan  |  May 10, 2016  |  New York Times

MIAMI — It was always Miami Beach, a barrier island on the sun-dappled Atlantic, that attracted the attention, the glamorous notices, the billions of dollars in real estate speculation.

Just four miles away on the mainland, the sprawling metropolis of Miami suffered […]

Categories: Happy Hour, Newsworthy|

Here are the restaurants opening at MiamiCentral’s food hall

By Katherine Kallergis  |  May 9, 2016  |  The Real Deal

“Top Chef” alums will anchor marketplace with a 10,000 sf restaurant

Local restaurants Miami Smokers, Blackbrick Chinese and Toasted Bagelry & Deli will be among the eateries to fill MiamiCentral’s food hall when it opens next summer in downtown Miami.

Central Fare will […]

Categories: Newsworthy|

Sports Authority abandons hope of reorganizing and opts for liquidation

By Peg Brickley  |  April 26, 2016  |  Wall Street Journal

Sports Authority has abandoned hope of reorganizing and exiting bankruptcy and instead will count on buyers to save parts of its sprawling retail chain, company lawyer Robert Klyman told a judge Tuesday.

“It has become apparent that the debtors will not […]

Categories: Happy Hour, Newsworthy|

Coconut Grove going gourmet with new eateries by established names

By Carlos Frias  |  April 14, 2016  |  Miami Herald

Passing “Grovites” walking their dogs wave to Matt Kuscher through the window of his newest restaurant-in-waiting as he talks on the phone.

“Coconut Grove is the only neighborhood in Miami where people wave to you — actually wave hello,” Kuscher said.

Thanks to […]

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Another condo bust looms in Miami

By Laura Kusisto  |  March 29, 2016  |  The Wall Street Journal

Developers, seeing sharp drop in sales, inventory surge, take steps to avoid a ‘bloodbath’

Miami is facing a condo bust—again.

Developers have started canceling projects, slashing prices and offering incentives such as private-jet access to spur sales, an ominous echo of the housing crash that […]

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Downtown Miami ushers in new hotel boom

By Chabeli Herrera  |  March 28, 2016  |  Miami Herald

In a long-forgotten corridor of downtown Miami, two black flags with gold lettering swayed from the historic Miami National Bank building, signaling a new spirit of hospitality in Miami’s urban core. “The Langford,” each flag read, named after the first boutique hotel of its […]

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Shops at Sunset Place: No unaccompanied visitors under 17 after 9 p.m.

By Alex Butler  |  March 24, 2016  |  Miami Herald

Unsupervised teenagers will no longer swarm the Shops at Sunset Place at late hours.

In an effort to change its customer base and increase its adult and family clientele, the Shops at Sunset Place is enacting a youth supervision policy.

Beginning […]

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Hotel chain Starwood opening 8 South Florida hotels by 2019

By Chabeli Herrera  |  February 24, 2016  |  Miami Herald

Starwood Hotels and Resorts is quickly planting its footprints across Florida with the opening of nine specialty hotels in the next three years, bringing Starwood’s hotel count in Florida to 30. Five of the new openings — four Aloft brand […]

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Mall mania! Hot shopping spots expanding across South Florida

By Nicholas Nehamas  |  February 28, 2016  |  Miami Herald

There’s a gold rush on for retail in South Florida. Developers and mall operators want to renovate and expand shopping centers across the region. New retail is popping up, too, especially open-air “high-street” shops with surprisingly gourmet dining — a breezy contrast to […]

Categories: Newsworthy, Openings, Tenant Rep|

Jupiter Sprouts opening Wednesday with unique enhanced layout

By Sam Howard  |  October 15, 2019  |  Palm Beach Post

JUPITER — The newest grocery store in town opens Wednesday, and leaders there say shoppers will notice the difference between it and competitors.

Sprouts Farmers Market opens at 3757 Military Trail at 7 a.m. Wednesday, when it will offer 20 […]

Categories: Happy Hour, Leasing, Newsworthy, Tenant Rep|

2019 ICSC Florida Conference & Deal Making

By Centre-Line  |  August 29, 2019

We’re gonna need a bigger booth! It was exciting to exhibit at the ICSC Florida Conference in our big, new booth. Our portfolio of listings and tenants has grown immensely. It was a successful event; thank you to everyone who met with us at […]

Categories: Newsworthy, Openings, Tenant Rep|

Sprouts Farmers Market’s Deerfield Beach Grand Opening

Kalia Pang  |  August 28, 2019  |  Sprouts.com

Shoppers looking to join the excitement at Sprouts Farmers Market’s Deerfield Beach grand opening on Wednesday, August 28 will also have the opportunity to meet natural living expert and Emmy Award-Winning host of NBC’s Naturally, Danny Seo and receive giveaways before the […]

Categories: Newsworthy, Openings, Tenant Rep|

Fast-casual salad restaurant to open 5 South Florida locations

By Matthew Arrojas  |  July 9, 2019  |  South Florida Business Journal

New York City-based fast-casual concept Just Salad will open its first South Florida location Thursday at 221 North Hiatus Road in Pembroke Pines.

Just Salad specializes in salads, wraps, bowls and […]

Categories: Newsworthy, Tenant Rep|

Just Salad is bringing its avocado toast in a box to Miami

By Nicole Danna  |  April 9, 2019  |  Miami New Times

Just Salad, a New York-based fast-casual restaurant all about eating healthy on the go, is coming to Florida.

The chain is more than just salads, however. The menu also offers customizable, made-to-order wraps, bowls, […]

Categories: Newsworthy, Openings, Tenant Rep|

Sprouts Farmers Market makes its debut in South Florida

By Centre-Line  |  March 27, 2019

Organic grocer Sprouts Farmers Market celebrated its grand opening in Wellington—the retailer’s first location in South Florida. The event took place at the Shoppes at Isla Verde, on March 27, 2019 and doors opened at 7 a.m. There was much excitement for the […]

Categories: Newsworthy, Tenant Rep|

Five-story apartment complex, movie theater proposed in Hialeah

By Brian Bandell  |  February 26, 2019  |  South Florida Business Journal

The Shoppes of Highland development will have 300,000 square feet of retail in the first phase, and another 100,000 square feet in the second phase. The developer wants to amend its zoning to allow a movie […]

Categories: Happy Hour, Newsworthy|

El Bagel to open a permanent spot on Biscayne Boulevard

By Zachary Fagenson  |  February 7, 2019  |  Miami New Times

After two years of slinging breakfast sandwiches off rickety trucks, Matteson Koche’sEl Bagel has secured a permanent location at 6910 Biscayne Boulevard, with plans to open later this year.

The new space will join Phuc Yea, Blue […]

Categories: Happy Hour, Newsworthy|

Boutique hotel opens in Miami’s Little Havana

By Emon Reiser  |  January 17, 2019  |  South Florida Business Journal

A new boutique hotel brand has opened its flagship location in a historic building in Miami’s Little Havana neighborhood.

Life House, located at 528 S.W. 9th Ave., held a soft opening in December. The 33-room building, first built in […]

Categories: Leasing, Newsworthy|

Gables Station & Paseo de la Riviera

Mixed-use, walkable and sustainable urban developments transform Coral Gables

Merrick Park is booming; it’s becoming an urban oasis in suburbia. Over the next few years, Merrick Park is expected to add another 2,322 units. The neighborhood will be home to 3,538 multifamily units and 431 hotel units, placing it among Miami’s densest submarkets. […]

Categories: Newsworthy, Openings, Tenant Rep|

Here’s when Sprouts Farmers Market could open its first South Florida store

By Ashley Gurbal Kritzer  |  January 16, 2019  |  Tampa Bay Business Journal

Sprouts Farmers Market Inc. will open its first South Florida store March 20 — one of 15 new locations on tap for the Sunshine State.

The supermarket chain’s latest Florida opening was […]

Categories: Newsworthy, Tenant Rep|

Developer of Walmart, apartments on Pine Rocklands starts construction

By Brian Bandell  |  November 20, 2018  |  South Florida Business Journal

Ram Realty Services has started construction of a retail and apartment project in an area of Pine Rocklands in south Miami-Dade County after obtaining a big construction loan.

Coral Reef Resi PH I LLC, an affiliate […]

Categories: Newsworthy, Tenant Rep|

Notable retail leases signed in South Florida, Q3 2018

By MMG Equity Partners  |  October 23, 2018

We’ve compiled a comprehensive list of the top retail leases signed by square footage in South Florida during Q3 2018.

While the headlines are focused on the challenges and closures of major chains such as Kmart, Sears, […]

Categories: Newsworthy, Tenant Rep|

Duluth Trading Co. planned for River City Marketplace

By Scott Sailer  |  June 25, 2018  |  Jacksonville Daily Record

Duluth Trading Co., the casual and workwear clothing company whose quirky animated ads tout its Buck Naked underwear and Fire Hose pants, is planning its first Florida store at River City Marketplace.

Belleville, Wisconsin-based Duluth Holdings Inc. would […]

Categories: Happy Hour, Newsworthy|

I hurried into the Itexamplan local department store to grab1 some last 1K0-001 dumps minute Chirsmas gifts. 300-208 dumps I Examguideview 1K0-001 dumps looked at all the people and grumbled2 to myself. I would 300-208 dumps be in here forever and I just had so much to do. CPCM certification Chirsmas was beginning to become such a drag. I […]

Categories: Leasing, Newsworthy|

Miami’s Underline park has been talked about for years. Get ready for construction.

By Douglas Hanks  |  October 2, 2018  |  Miami Herald

After years of fundraising, lobbying and hype, the planned Underline park under parts of Metrorail’s elevated tracks has a government construction contract, with Miami-Dade commissioners approving a $14 million agreement to build […]

Categories: Newsworthy, Tenant Rep|

Supermarket announces plans for another South Florida store

By Billy Jean Louis  |  September 19, 2018  |  South Florida Business Journal

Sprouts Farmers Market Inc., which currently has no South Florida locations, said it plans to open a store in Jupiter at Admirals Crossing as part of its expansion across the Sunshine state. The grocer […]

Categories: Leasing, Newsworthy|

The next hot Miami submarket is an old dog with new tricks

By Myles Stepner  |  September 14, 2018

Present Day – Village of Merrick Park

In recent years, Coral Gables has carefully managed a historic development boom. Major improvements have dramatically enhanced Coral Gables’ Miracle Mile. Now, interest and development are shifting south towards […]

Categories: Happy Hour, Leasing, Newsworthy, Tenant Rep|

2018 ICSC Florida Conference & Deal Making

By Centre-Line  |  August 2, 2018

We are so excited to be attending this year’s Florida conference, we can hardly sit down! Centre-Line Real Estate Services will be exhibiting our newest retail listings, current developments, and hot retailers we work with at the ICSC Florida Conference from August 26 – […]

Categories: Newsworthy|


Leadership, Culture, Capital and Speed: Barriers or Boosters?

By Robin Lewis  |  July 25, 2018  |  The Robin Report

The current thread of the many conversations I have with the top executives of the retail and consumer-facing industries is that all of commerce is still in the grip of techno-chaotic disruption, destruction and transformation. Alongside this mayhem […]

Categories: Newsworthy, Tenant Rep|

Sprouts CEO takes a fresh look at food

June 6, 2018  |  CNBC

Amin Maredia, Sprouts CEO, discusses how his company is differentiating the grocery model by changing the store concept and product portfolio. “As a company, we have continued to really understand the customer and evolve with their preferences. Consumers are changing in two ways: in what they […]

Categories: Newsworthy, Tenant Rep|

‘Sip and Sparkle’ in Davie Perfect for Mother’s Day Fun

May 11, 2018  |  NBC Miami

“Since it’s all about the moms today, we did find a great little place recently—it’s brand new. It’s in Davie. It is girly and perfect for all the generations of ladies in your life. It was started by two […]

Categories: Newsworthy, Openings, Tenant Rep|

Organic grocer Sprouts Farmers Market to open two stores in South Florida

By Doreen Christensen  |  April 11, 2018  |  Sun Sentinel

A new organic grocer will be springing up in South Florida’s crowded field of supermarket chains.

Sprouts Farmers Market is planning to open two stores, in Deerfield Beach and Wellington, according to a news release. No dates were given […]

Categories: Newsworthy|

TJX to open 260 stores this year

By Ernie Herrman  |  August 16, 2017  |  Chain Store Age

Off-price powerhouse TJX Companies still seems plenty of room for store expansion — particularly in the home good sector.

The retailer, which reported strong second quarter results on Tuesday, has more than 3,800 stores worldwide and will open 260 new locations this year. Long […]

Categories: Leasing, Newsworthy|

Baywood Hotels breaks ground on hotel near Trump Doral with $15M loan

By Katherine Kallergis  |  March 27, 2017  |  The Real Deal

Baywood Hotels closed on a $15.4 million construction loan for a hotel it’s building near the Trump National Doral Miami resort, property records show.

Baywood affiliate 36th Street Hospitality LLC just closed on […]

Categories: Newsworthy, Openings, Tenant Rep|

New Moe’s Southwest Grill draws diners seeking year of burritos

By Bill Kress  |  November 28, 2016

Determined to win a year’s supply of fresh-made burritos, around 100 hungry residents lined up for hours at El Dorado Plaza in Cutler Bay on Nov. 10 waiting for the grand opening of Moe’s Southwest Grill.

Although everyone came out a winner with $5 […]

Categories: Newsworthy|

Why shoppers are flocking to off-price retailers like T.J. Maxx

By Suzette Parmley  |  October 24, 2016  |  Boston Herald PHILADELPHIA — Tabitha Dardes dresses stylishly, holds a good-paying job and lives in a tony suburb.

So how come she’s a regular at T.J. Maxx?

“It’s more like treasure hunting,” she said.

As Dardes spoke, she looked at a mirror while holding […]

Categories: Newsworthy|

Discount grocery Aldi heads into wealthier areas

By Annie Gasparro & Heather Haddon  |  October 16, 2016  |  Wall Street Journal

German chain makes big push in suburban U.S. with no-frills stores

Are suburban consumers ready to give up the familiar grocery experience for bare-bones stores where they have to do their own bagging and leave a quarter deposit for […]

Categories: Newsworthy|

Millennials migrate to downtown Miami in droves and business follows

By Nancy Dahlberg  |  September 27, 2016  |  Miami Herald

A new report by the Miami Downtown Development Authority confirms what the restaurant openings, cranes and traffic snarls already tell us: Young professionals are still moving to downtown Miami in droves, and new businesses are following them.

According to the Miami […]

Categories: Newsworthy|

Developers Chetrit and JDS close $49M loan for $1B Miami River project

By Katherine Kallergis  |  September 20, 2016  |  The Real Deal The Chetrit Group and JDS Development Group closed on a pre-development loan for their $1 billion, mixed-use Miami River project.

The 6.2-acre, five-phase project at 401 SW 3 Ave will have 1,678 residential units, 330 hotel rooms, 266,000 square […]

Categories: Newsworthy|

This is why your favorite Miami restaurants are closing

By Carlos Frías and Nicholas Nehamas  |  August 26, 2016  |  Miami Herald Mark Scharnitz was sick of doing all the work.

He built a small café, The Corner Muse, that helped breathe new life into Miami’s Edgewater district at a time when drug dealers and street walkers worked openly. But when the […]

Categories: Newsworthy|

New Viaduct to Improve Traffic Flow on NW 25th Street, Doral

By CityOfDoral.com  |  July 11, 2016

On Friday July 15th, the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony for the opening of the highly anticipated Viaduct on NW 25th street. By separating cargo truck and commuter traffic, this project will improve the flow of traffic […]

Categories: Newsworthy|


The top 10 American malls: Research firm

Krystina Gustafson  |  May 24, 2016 | CNBC Think the mall is dead? Then you must not have visited one of these bustling properties recently.

Amid an ongoing slide in foot traffic and a series of store closures by national retailers including Macy’s and Sears, Green Street Advisors has completed its annual ranking […]

Categories: Newsworthy|

TJ Maxx, Marshalls and HomeGoods plan to open thousands of new stores

By Chris Isidore  |  May 18, 2016  |  CNN

In an age when brick-and-mortar retailers are struggling, one company has just announced aggressive store opening plans.

TJX Companies, owner of T.J. Maxx, Marshalls, and HomeGoods among other brands, plans to grow its number of stores by more than 50%. It […]

Categories: Newsworthy|

Miami emerges from gloom into residential and commercial sunlight

By Nick Madigan  |  May 10, 2016  |  New York Times

MIAMI — It was always Miami Beach, a barrier island on the sun-dappled Atlantic, that attracted the attention, the glamorous notices, the billions of dollars in real estate speculation.

Just four miles away on the mainland, the sprawling metropolis of Miami suffered […]

Categories: Happy Hour, Newsworthy|

Here are the restaurants opening at MiamiCentral’s food hall

By Katherine Kallergis  |  May 9, 2016  |  The Real Deal

“Top Chef” alums will anchor marketplace with a 10,000 sf restaurant

Local restaurants Miami Smokers, Blackbrick Chinese and Toasted Bagelry & Deli will be among the eateries to fill MiamiCentral’s food hall when it opens next summer in downtown Miami.

Central Fare will […]

Categories: Newsworthy|

Sports Authority abandons hope of reorganizing and opts for liquidation

By Peg Brickley  |  April 26, 2016  |  Wall Street Journal

Sports Authority has abandoned hope of reorganizing and exiting bankruptcy and instead will count on buyers to save parts of its sprawling retail chain, company lawyer Robert Klyman told a judge Tuesday.

“It has become apparent that the debtors will not […]

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Coconut Grove going gourmet with new eateries by established names

By Carlos Frias  |  April 14, 2016  |  Miami Herald

Passing “Grovites” walking their dogs wave to Matt Kuscher through the window of his newest restaurant-in-waiting as he talks on the phone.

“Coconut Grove is the only neighborhood in Miami where people wave to you — actually wave hello,” Kuscher said.

Thanks to […]

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Another condo bust looms in Miami

By Laura Kusisto  |  March 29, 2016  |  The Wall Street Journal

Developers, seeing sharp drop in sales, inventory surge, take steps to avoid a ‘bloodbath’

Miami is facing a condo bust—again.

Developers have started canceling projects, slashing prices and offering incentives such as private-jet access to spur sales, an ominous echo of the housing crash that […]

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Downtown Miami ushers in new hotel boom

By Chabeli Herrera  |  March 28, 2016  |  Miami Herald

In a long-forgotten corridor of downtown Miami, two black flags with gold lettering swayed from the historic Miami National Bank building, signaling a new spirit of hospitality in Miami’s urban core. “The Langford,” each flag read, named after the first boutique hotel of its […]

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Shops at Sunset Place: No unaccompanied visitors under 17 after 9 p.m.

By Alex Butler  |  March 24, 2016  |  Miami Herald

Unsupervised teenagers will no longer swarm the Shops at Sunset Place at late hours.

In an effort to change its customer base and increase its adult and family clientele, the Shops at Sunset Place is enacting a youth supervision policy.

Beginning […]

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Hotel chain Starwood opening 8 South Florida hotels by 2019

By Chabeli Herrera  |  February 24, 2016  |  Miami Herald

Starwood Hotels and Resorts is quickly planting its footprints across Florida with the opening of nine specialty hotels in the next three years, bringing Starwood’s hotel count in Florida to 30. Five of the new openings — four Aloft brand […]

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Mall mania! Hot shopping spots expanding across South Florida

By Nicholas Nehamas  |  February 28, 2016  |  Miami Herald

There’s a gold rush on for retail in South Florida. Developers and mall operators want to renovate and expand shopping centers across the region. New retail is popping up, too, especially open-air “high-street” shops with surprisingly gourmet dining — a breezy contrast to […]