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Everglades groups step up pressure for buying sugar land

Environmentalists continued pressuring state lawmakers Friday to steer a big chunk of voter-approved conservation money toward buying U.S. Sugar land for water storage.

In a conference call with reporters, representatives of the Everglades Foundation, Everglades Trust, Audubon Society and others said the at least $350 million purchase of some 46,000 acres was key to preserving the fabled River of Grass and improving nearby estuaries fouled by runoff. 297 more words

$25 million Manalapan mansion is Zentastic

An oceanfront mansion with more than 12,244-square-feet of Zen-inspired living space is on the market for $25 million.

The home, dubbed “Nirvana” for its meditative vibe, is being listed by Senada Adzem, director of luxury sales at Douglas Elliman real estate. 277 more words


Red lights-cameras losing favor in Palm Beach County

From Juno Beach south to Boca Raton, tickets for red-light cameras are getting tossed.

Communities are suspending enforcement. Judges are dismissing cases. Either way, it’s good news for motorists. 84 more words


Patent troll buys mansion from ex-wife, then relists it

A noted patent attorney who has won tens of millions of dollars in jury verdicts for his clients, including Black & Decker, purchased a 12,000-square-foot Boca Raton waterfront estate from his ex-wife for $6.8 million, according to public records. 516 more words

Real Estate

South Fla. Realtors "The Jills" close half-billion in sales

The team that sold Matt Damon’s waterfront Miami mansion in December, worked deals that month that totaled $55 million and won them the top spot in Coldwell Banker for the fourth consecutive year. 241 more words

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