Tag: Real Estate and Politics

Miami Beach may get 10-year lock on Art Basel show

The annual Art Basel show Art Basel may commit to holding its annual art show at the Miami Beach Convention Center for 10 years if the city adds an elevator and escalator to its expansion and renovation of the convention center. City commissioners have agreed to pay $124,240 to Fentress

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

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