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Jaime Sturgis Quoted in Sun Sentinel About West Palm Beach Growth

Jaime Sturgis was recently quoted in a Sun Sentinel article about two new towers in West Palm Beach resulting in massive growth for the city. He noted that the flocks of developers, Northeasterners and companies moving to the area is accelerating West Palm’s trajectory. “When a number of these really large funds or private equity […]

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Native Realty Honored at South Florida Business Journal’s Structure Awards

Native Realty and Gateway Shopping District were recently honored at the 2023 South Florida Business Journal’s Structure Awards for Best Retail Project. Native Realty oversaw the reuse/rehabilitation of Gateway Shopping Center. What began in January 2021 as an overlooked and neglected asset emerged in late 2022 as a reimagined real estate asset. The property, on […]

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Native Realty Finalizes Leases with Several Exciting Tenants at Fort Lauderdale’s Motif

Native Realty completed numerous restaurant and retail leases at Motif, the 385-unit mixed-use apartment building in Fort Lauderdale’s Flagler Village.  New tenants coming to Motif include: BFT Fitness, a community-based, 50-minute functional training and strength-based program that was founded in 2017 in Melbourne, Australia. BFT leased 3,432 square feet at the building Livia Bar and […]

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Jaime Sturgis Quoted in Real Deal Article About Condo Buyouts

Developers are attempting more condo buyouts and terminations across South Florida, from Brickell and Miami Beach up to Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach. But lately deals are falling apart, put on hold, or resulting in messy legal fights. That’s due to a combination of factors: high interest rates and construction costs, difficulty securing enough […]

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Native Realty and Marina Village Featured in the Sun Sentinel

By ROD STAFFORD HAGWOOD | rhagwood@sunsentinel.com | Sun Sentinel Right now it’s just a row of concrete structures, mere husks of what’s to come. Being constructed on the Intracoastal Waterway across A1A from Fort Lauderdale beach, they could easily be mistaken for cabanas or boathouses in the making. Nope. This is Marina Village, and those […]

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Daily Business Review Interviews Jaime Sturgis About CRE Dealmaking

Inflation, supply chain issues, and Florida’s insurance crisis are all creating some signs of distress, even in South Florida’s hot real estate market. High interest rates are making debt financing for real estate projects tricky to navigate, prompting people in the industry to seek financing tools beyond traditional banking. But there are other red flags. […]

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Jaime Sturgis Quoted in Article About The Condo Market Post Surfside Collapse

CEO Jaime Sturgis was recently quoted in Bisnow about his insights on the ever-changing condo market. “Condo buyouts are probably the single hardest real estate feat to accomplish,” said Jaime Sturgis Sturgis likened the process to solving a Rubik’s Cube. “It’s incredibly challenging as you can spend a ton of time, resources and legal dollars […]

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