| Nov 24, 2014
| 12:46 PM
WCI Communities Inc. is offering incentives to buyers on the final 10 homes in the Osprey Lake neighborhood in Parkland's Heron Bay.
The builder said it will give $20,000 in options on six existing homes that are finished or are nearly complete. The...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 1:45 PM
Twenty-four permanent classrooms will be added to schools in Parkland by 2018 in addition to the eight modular classrooms that will be built by 2016. The new classrooms are expected to adequately address the issue of crowding in public schools within...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 2:03 PM
Heron Bay is heading into the home stretch.
WCI Communities Inc. announced Tuesday that it's developing the last two neighborhoods at the roughly 1,700-acre master-planned community in northwest Broward County.
Hawthorne will feature 60 homes, while...
| Aug 2, 2014
Parkland's newest neighborhoods are slowly taking shape as homebuyer and builder confidence increases.
"People who have been sitting on the fence for four or five years are now saying, 'Let's do something,' " said Margaret LaCalle, senior project...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 9:36 AM
Housing starts increased across South Florida in the third quarter, even as construction slowed in some parts of the country, new data show.
Builders started construction on 530 homes in Palm Beach County from July through September, up 4 percent from...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 5:29 PM
A prime lot near Lake Kittamaqundi in Columbia that has sat vacant for years is likely to become a construction site in the next few months, the land's owner said Monday.
David Costello says he's eager to move forward with his vision for the site: a $65...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 11:59 AM
Parkland Golf & Country Club will open three new models on Friday.
The Saviero Mediterranean is priced from the low $500,000s, while the Bolano’s price tag starts in the mid-$600,000s. Treanna Tuscan is the most expensive, going for more than $1...
| Aug 19, 2011
| 7:12 PM
With plans for a 23-story luxury condominium tower in central Columbia all but dead, the property's future remains in limbo after a decision by Maryland's highest court that took almost three years to deliver.
Renaissance Centro Columbia LLC, the...
| Aug 25, 2011
For all intents and purposes, the story of the Plaza Residences was finished a long time ago, but the state's highest court has written a disappointing epilogue.
The Plaza was to be a 22-story condo building in Columbia's Town Center. Supporters of the...
| Mar 22, 2009
Charlie Crist has faced questions in the past about his use of private aircraft.
In 2001, the state Ethics Commission investigated whether Crist, then Florida's education commissioner, violated gift laws by accepting a flight to Washington on a...
| Jan 17, 2011
| 1:02 PM
John Willis was angry when he learned the company that built his house – the home he wanted to raise his two young boys in – used tainted Chinese drywall that he said made his family sick.
He was outraged when internal documents presented...