Big sale in Miami Beach

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Big sale in Miami Beach

Investment guru Rob Arnott recently bought a waterfront mansion in Miami Beach in what looks to be the most expensive purchase in Miami Beach since at least 2015, The Real Deal reports.

Property records show that Arnott, recently dubbed a “modern-day Socrates” by Barron’s, paid $32 million, or just over $2,900 a foot, for a seven-bedroom, 11,000-square-foot home at 34 La Gorce Circle. There hasn’t been a deal in that price range on the beach since Ken ...

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Gowanus as well

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Gowanus as well

The city has announced its proposal to encourage more residential development in Gowanus, an effort that officials hope will be a prelude to rezoning the neighborhood.

As part of the proposal, Fourth Avenue would be up-zoned to encourage redevelopment of the busy thoroughfare and would make the city’s mandatory inclusionary housing program applicable to the area, Politico reported. In exchange for the zoning change, owners would be required to build affordable housing. Fourth Avenue was rezoned back ...

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Long Island City: time for a rezoning?

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Long Island City: time for a rezoning?

A recent panel of industry experts discussed the idea of a rezoning plan for the neighborhood that is so strategically located. The panel discussed the new types of commercial and residential developments that are transforming the neighborhood, and Department of City Planning director Marisa Lago confirmed that this could eventually necessitate a rezoning. Most of LIC manufacturing zones have not been rezoned since the 60s. With the huge revolution brought by e-commerce in the last decade, times seem ...

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