December 2014, Vol 4, No 12
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- 12.17.14 Miami Condo Project Looks to Lure Chinese Buyers Miami Worldcenter Associates, a partnership led by Los Angeles-based private-equity firm CIM Group, Centurion Partners of Newport Beach, Calif., and Florida developers Falcone Group and Daniel Kodsi, recently unveiled plans for the Paramount, a 476-unit luxury condominium tower set to break ground early next year. [Wall Street Journal]
- 11.12.14 Jailed Developersí Miami Condo Tower Project Fetches Big Price With its former owners sitting in federal prison, a condominium development site in downtown Miami was sold for $80 million. [South Florida Business Journal]
- 10.23.14 Miami Sales Brisk as 188 New Condo Towers Announced Strong demand for existing Miami properties fueled sales and price growth in September, despite strong new construction sales and dozens of new project announcements. [World Property Journal]
- The best professional community managers across the nation competing for national honors and a $5,000 prize were announced. Assurant, Kevin Davis Insurance and Premier Property Banking join Association Reserves, Inc., the nation's leading provider of reserve study services for association-governed communities, selected the top on-site and portfolio managers.[ManageroftheYear.org]
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When it comes to ensuring the safety of each resident in a homeowner’s association before, during, and immediately after natural disasters like tropical storms and hurricanes, South Floridians know that it’s critical to have an updated emergency plan in place that reflects the uniqueness of their individual building and property. The end goal in any emergency event is a clearly defined, safe evacuation plan. Read More
One only needs to watch the news regularly to get a sense of the devastation wrought by fire on a home or community. According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) in 2012 (the most recent year on record) some 97,000 fires broke out in apartment buildings (including condos and HOAs) across the U.S., resulting in nearly 400 deaths nationwide, and over 4,000 civilian injuries—many of them grievous. Read More
When we step through our front doors and turn the lock behind us, we expect to feel content in the knowledge that we are safe and sound in our home, and the community in which we live. The boards and managers who oversee these communities also are seeking to ensure that safety is a top priority, and that residents do not have to worry about the well-being of themselves, their families or their property. Read More