Despite the ups, downs and legal battles that Airbnb has faced since launching in 2007, hosts in Florida have seen a surge in supplemental income, up 75% year-over-year in 2017. Florida hosts earned a combined $450 million in 2017 and hosts in Miami-Dade brought in $134 million.
Tensions are rising in the Park West neighborhood as Heart Nightclub has sued the City of Miami and its residents over conspiring to shut down the entertainment district. For years residents at some of Downtown Miami's most luxurious buildings including Marquis, Ten Museum Park, and 900 Biscayne have complained about noise from the 24-7 nightclubs
The Biscayne Shores Community Council voted unanimously on November 8th to approve the Apeiron at the Jockey Club, hotel and residential development at the existing 13-acre Jockey Club common grounds. The Jockey Club is located at 11111 Biscayne Boulevard near North Miami.
Special Counsel Mueller's investigation may not have turned up any evidence of collusion between the Trump Campaign and Russia, but it did lead to the indictment by a federal grand Jury of Paul Manafort and business associate Rick Gates on October 27, 2017 on 12 counts of alleged financial crimes.
The drama continues to heat up over the design and construction of Downtown Miami's proposed and approved, $800 million Signature Bridge, which would transform I-395. A Miami-Dade judge denied a motion by FDOT to dismiss a lawsuit filed by former Miami City Commissioner Marc Sarnoff, who challenged the state's controversial choice of the $800 million "The Fountain"
While some of the world's finest condos are going up all over Miami, each raising the bar over the previous tower, some of Miami's biggest rental developers are beginning to become at odds with each other in Brickell. Florida East Coast Realty has filed a court action to reverse the approval of the NYSE-listed Aimco's approved 61-story Yacht Club at Brickell.
The legal drama at Privé at Island Estates as Circuit Court Judge William Thomas has ruled that the sidewalk, built through homeowners’ properties, is illegal. Thomas ruled that the sidewalk, which was built as a "utility easement," is illegal and is trespass.