June turned out to be one the busiest months for Miami real estate market. From sales of celebrities homes to latest Miami pre-construction projects, to commercial real estate deals, the Magic City’s fame as an international business and hospitality center continues to draw foreign cash buyers and baby boomers to more expensive luxury Miami real estate rather than to cheaper Broward and Palm Beach counties.
Here are some of the exciting news which took place in Miami in June 2013:
Al Capone’s former Palm Island mansion sold for $7.43 million
The house, at 93 Palm Island, is said to be where Capone allegedly planned the St. Valentine’s Day massacre and died of syphilis years later. The estate, which the gangster reportedly purchased for $40,000 in 1928, boasts a private beach area on 100 feet of Biscayne Bay frontage, a spacious swimming pool and cabana area and multiple balconies.
Singer Billy Joel has sold his Miami Beach home for $13.75 million
This was all-cash deal, $1 million off its listed price. The Mediterranean-style mansion at 82 La Gorce Circle was built in 2004 and boasts 8,881 square feet of living space, including seven bedrooms and eight and a half bathrooms, a wine cellar and expansive outdoor kitchen. TMZ reported the buyer as Diego Della Valle, owner of Tod’s and a majority shareholder in Saks Fifth Avenue worth a reported $1.55 billion. A spokesperson for One Sotheby’s was unable to confirm. We are excited to report this was ONE Sotheby’s International Realty’s listing.
Introducing Baltus House – the latest Related Group pre-construction project in Miami!
Baltus House will be built within the next two years on Biscayne Blvd and 43st Street in the most trendiest Midtown Miami area. With prices starting at just $230K it offers spacious modern design, great amenities and most beautiful water views.
is one of the most anticipated projects in Miami and many investors and end users can’t wait for it to be built. The new 57-story technological wonder will be rising in the heart of Sunny Isles Beach, one of the most sought after residential areas on the ocean. Take a look at the sneak peak video below to see why it is so popular and desirable:
Oceana Key Biscayne project is more than 90-percent sold-out while still in pre-construction phase. It is being developed by the first U.S. development of Argentine real estate mogul and art collector Eduardo Costantini, leaving only 1 penthouse and 6 villas on the market 10 months after sales opened.
has always been one of the most desirable assets for investors, especially on Lincoln Road. This month Terranova Corp. and Acadia Realty Trust obtained a $84 million loan from Bank of America for a trio of retail buildings on Lincoln Road in Miami Beach, Daily Business Review reported. Terranova and Acadia purchased the buildings at 719, 801 and 826 Lincoln Road for $139 million dollars.