Tag: short term rentals

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

Airbnb to start collecting resort tax in Surfside on March 1

Surfside. Inset: Airbnb founders Joe Gebbia, Nathan Blecharczyk and Brian Chesky Airbnb has cracked South Florida. The short-term rental platform signed a deal with the town of Surfside to begin collecting and remitting taxes on March 1, marking the first municipality in South Florida to do so.  Through the voluntary collection

Airbnb hosts in South Florida raked in $160M in 2016

Downtown Miami (Credit: Azeez Bakare Studios). Inset: Airbnb founders Nathan Blecharczyk, Brian Chesky and Joe Gebbia Airbnb’s Florida hosts raked in $273 million in 2016, with hosts in Miami-Dade earning the most of any county at $113 million and the tri-county area bringing in $160 million, according to a new

Miami Beach tightens regulations on Airbnb rentals

South Beach, Airbnb founders Nathan Blecharczyk, Brian Chesky and Joe Gebbia, and Miami Beach Mayor Philip Levine The law is clear on Miami Beach. Short-term rentals of less than six months and one day are banned in all single-family home districts in the city. Now, the city is tightening regulations

Miami hosts’ year-long take via Airbnb totals $37M: report

Miami Beach and Airbnb founders Joe Gebbia, Nathan Blecharczyk and Brian Chesky Miami home owners who rented their residences on Airbnb collected $37 million of rental revenue during the year ended Nov. 1 – and not all of it at the expense of Miami hotels. The San Francisco-based home-sharing network

South-of-Fifth revamped apartment building lists for $22M

250 Collins Avenue, with from left, Gary Hennes and Matthew Scroggins A 27-unit apartment building in Miami Beach’s South-of-Fifth neighborhood that can be used as short-term rentals — or converted to condos — just hit the market for $22 million. The mid-century modern, three-story building at 250 Collins Avenue was built

Miami Beach puts off new rules for Airbnb rentals until December

Miami Beach. Inset: Airbnb founders Joe Gebbia, Nathan Blecharczyk and Brian Chesky Miami Beach city commissioners on Wednesday delayed approval of new regulations impacting Airbnb and other short-term lodging websites.  The commission will now take up the matter at its December meeting to give city lawyers time to review tweaks suggested