Senior Writer, Real Estate, Orlando Sentinel
Real estate journalist covering residential and commercial markets for Orlando Sentinel. Reports on: development, construction, home builders, and Realtors.
orlandosentinel.com — New real estate index shows boost in housing market, which has also brought back "flipping": Buying a house only to resell it for a higher price. Home prices in the core Orlando market during May were up 23 percent from a year ago and 3.1 percent from a month earlier, a new report shows.
orlandosentinel.com — TALLAHASSEE - Amazon will bring 3,000 jobs to the state in a deal that also means Floridians will have to start paying taxes on purchases from the online retailer. Gov. Rick Scott's office announced Thursday that Florida had landed the deal with Amazon to create 3,000 full-time jobs with benefits and more than $300 million in capital investment by the end of 2016.
orlandosentinel.com — Bucking a national trend, bicycleshops are hot in Central Florida, thanks to moderate weather, an extensive trail network and even Brazilian touristswho help keep sales healthy. "Our area is a great area because it's gotten very bike-friendly," said Jessica Kinnee, co-owner of Retro City Cycles north of downtown Orlando.
orlandosentinel.com — The Orlando Fashion Square indoor Farmers Market debuts Saturday, May 25, 2013, from noon to 4 p.m. Along with featured market provider Eat More Produce, the grand opening lineup also includes Ginger Jams of Winter Park and Lineage Coffee Roasting from Orlando.
tinyliving.net — Small-living advocate Jay Shafer wowed the world and fueled the Tiny House movement with his frugally small, 89-square foot home on wheels. Now, the founder of Tumbleweed Tiny House Co. is hoping to provide a sense of community for people who live in tiny homes, with a new village proposed for development in Northern California.
huntingtonnews.net — New Urbanism visionary Andres Duany, one of world's most influential architects and urban planners, will address the National Association of Real Estate Editors' 47th Annual Real Estate Journalism Conference in Atlanta in early June.
orlandosentinel.com — Charley Reese, a retired Orlando Sentinel columnist known for his conservative voice, has died, according to a Facebook post by his daughter. Reese, who was 76, died Tuesday after a long illness, according to the post. He was admitted to a hospital in February and later was transferred to a rehabilitation facility.
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