The JB Team News

June 2, 2015

Shanjie Li wants wealthy Chinese entrepreneurs to discover South Florida and to buy condos, shop, dine and visit spas — all in developments of his own creation. Li is head of American Da Tang Group, a real estate company founded in the U.S. to serve the real estate needs of the Chinese elite. Li opened a Miami outpost of the New York-based firm in March to focus on drawing more Chinese investors to the area. His goal, he said, through a tr...[more]

A large Japanese company has picked Fort Lauderdale as its global headquarters for its new software division, the Sun Sentinel reports. Tokyo-based Sato Holdings will invest $5 million this year and looks to employ about 200 people in three years at its new Sato Global Solutions. The division will develop and market software for hospitals, retailers and others to track items ranging from hip implants to mobile devices, the Sentinel reports. Sat...[more]

May 16, 2015

Over the past six months, luxury property in Miami has appreciated in price more than any major city in the world, according to new statistics. Knight-Frank’s most recent Prime Global Cities Index reports that Miami luxury real estate rose by 22% through the six months ending in March 2015. No other city was able to manage a double digit increase. Over the past year, Miami ranked third with a 12% increase. San Francisco and Bangalore, India...[more]

March 26, 2015

Lobbing on the Miami Open, Paramount Miami Worldcenter on Wednesday unveiled a rendering of its purple planned tennis courts — the same color as at the Crandon Park tournament now underway on Key Biscayne. The two hard-court tennis courts will be built to regulation size, and will be part of Paramount Miami Worldcenter’s two-acre sports complex located on the ninth floor of the 60-story tower. Daniel Kodsi, developer of Paramount Miami ...[more]

Construction workers broke Florida records on Saturday when they undertook the largest concrete pour in state history. The workers were forming the foundation of Panorama Tower, an upcoming mixed-use project at 1101 Brickell Avenue. Crews and concrete trucks gathered at midnight Friday to begin the massive undertaking: For the next 22 hours, 175 concrete trucks ferried 1,200 loads to the project’s 220 carpenters, laborers and steel workers, w...[more]