Tag: Airbnb

Miami-Dade approves tourism tax agreement with Airbnb

Airbnb’s Joe Gebbia, Nathan Blecharczyk and Brian Chesky (Credit: Getty Images) and Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez The tourism tax-free days for Airbnb users in Miami-Dade County are over. County commissioners on Tuesday voted 10-3 to approve a memorandum of understanding between the Miami-Dade tax collector and the web-based short-term rental

City of Miami passes Regalado’s resolution, could sue platforms like Airbnb

Screenshot of Airbnb’s website. Inset: Miami Mayor Tomas Regalado After hours of public comments and debate, city of Miami commissioners passed a resolution that effectively reiterates existing regulations on short-term rentals, with an amendment that would have the city look into suing short-term rental platforms like Airbnb. Hosts, super hosts and proponents

Airbnb reaches tax agreement with Miami-Dade County

Airbnb’s Joe Gebbia, Nathan Blecharczyk and Brian Chesky (Credit: Getty Images) and Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez Airbnb finally reached a tax deal with Miami-Dade County, part of Airbnb’s fourth largest market in the U.S. If the county commission approves the deal, Airbnb will collect and remit occupancy taxes on behalf of its

Hotels want level playing field with Airbnb: CRE panel

Chris Lee, Avra Jain, Diego Lowenstein, Steve Patterson and Ernesto Cambo A panel of commercial real estate developers on Tuesday touched on Airbnb, Zika virus hysteria and financing challenges builders in the commercial sector are currently facing. Diego Lowenstein, CEO of Lionstone Development, addressed the escalating conflict Airbnb is

Vote on Airbnb in city of Miami postponed until later this month

A screen shot of Airbnb listings in Miami and Mayor Tomas Regalado Miami Mayor Tomas Regalado’s stand-off with Airbnb got a two-week extension. The Miami City Commission on Thursday deferred a vote on a Regalado-sponsored resolution requiring the city to “vigorously” enforce its zoning laws. The vote was postponed until