Tag: residential real estate

Thomas Kramer’s Star Island mansions head to court-ordered auction

5 Star Island and Thomas Kramer German developer Thomas Kramer’s two Star Island mansions are heading to the auction block next week over a $192.4 million judgment. The late Siegfried Otto, whose stepdaughter married Kramer, reportedly financed the purchases of the Miami Beach homes. His heirs, Verena Von Mitschke-Collande and

Hotel industry vs Airbnb heats up as FIU pulls out of research project

FIU Inset: Airbnb founders Joe Gebbia, Nathan Blecharczyk and Brian Chesky The hotel industry’s campaign against Airbnb and other online short-term rentals has taken a new turn. Florida International University, a state university that gets some of its funding from Florida taxpayers, has dropped out of an American Hotel and