BB&T Takes 32% Loss in Sale of Bentley Bay Condo Retail Space
by Sep Niakan | April 06, 2012
According to a South Florida Business Journal report, Bentley Bay Condo retail space in South Beach sold for 32% less than the mortgage value in a "short sale" type of deal with Branch Banking & Trust, the lender.
The bank took over 3 retail units in the ground floor of Bentley Bay Condo in South Beach in 2011 after foreclosing on a $4.7M mortgage. The new purchaser, Bentley Bay Retail, just picked the units up in March for $3.19M.
by Sep Niakan | November 29, 2016
This is a story of how one Miami condo dweller (that's me, Sep Niakan) gave up his car at the end of his lease and gained freedom (and $$) in its place. If you have been thinking of getting rid of your car or know someone who is, read...
by Sep Niakan | November 24, 2016
Lending, specifically FHA lending, is inching forward in favor of Miami Condos. Before President Trump pulls out any game-changers, I thought it would be the right time to reflect on a Bill passed into law by President Obama this August. The...
by Sep Niakan | November 22, 2016
It’s been almost a year since BrickellHouse’s robotic parking garage blunder, and I’ve been thinking about what this means for the automated parking business in Miami condos. In brief, Boomerang Systems (the robotic garage...
by Sep Niakan | October 31, 2016
From a humble 9-to-5 district to after-dark playground for the it-crowd, Downtown Miami has had quite a turnaround in the past decade or so. According to the latest Miami Downtown Development Authority report, there are now 88,540 residents in...