A large mixed-use project called Grove Central is getting its finishing touches. The project will be anchored by a Target, and a residential tower is planned to include 400 apartments, with pre-leasing now underway.
Many Florida homeowners might be considering finding an insurance company to give them a better rate. But there’s little chance of finding one, especially if they live in the southeastern part of the state. Half a dozen independent insurance agents said that only a handful of insurance companies are willing to write new policies, and new ones are focusing on policies that are being handed over by the state-created Citizens Insurance.
The Coconut Grove Organic Farmers Market could soon be gone, as new development replaces the community’s landmarks, piece by piece. The market, amid lush almond and live oak trees, feels almost immune from encroaching development. But the market’s history is also part of a larger story of a changing Coconut Grove.
A Miami-Dade Circuit Court Judge just approved the bulk sale of one dozen choice, lush lots in the highly desirable real estate market of Coconut Grove. The auction is being held to raise money to help pay back $85 million that buyers, investors and lenders claim they are owed by developer Doug Cox.