CLIENT NEWS: Miami Beach Preservation Board Approves Addition for Generator Hostel and Hotel

October 20, 2020

The Miami Beach Historic Preservation Board has approved a new four-story addition to the Generator hotel and hostel on Collins Avenue. Following pushback from the Board (HPB) and the Miami Design Preservation League in July, plans were revised to retain an existing two-story garage structure and move the proposed new structure further south on the property. The new building was also reduced in height from five stories to four. Generator, which bills itself as a “hybrid between hostels and hotels,”[...]

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PRESS RELEASE: The Legal 500 2020 Awards “Leading Firm” and “Recommended Attorney” Status for Firm’s Land Use/Zoning Work in Miami

June 12, 2020

The Legal 500, widely acknowledged as the world’s largest legal referral guide, has once again recognized Bercow Radell Fernandez Larkin & Tapanes as a “Leading Firm” in Real Estate – Land Use/Zoning in Miami in its 2020 Directory. Managing Partner Jeffrey Bercow was cited as a “Recommended Attorney” and again recognized in the publication’s “Hall of Fame,” which highlights individuals who have received constant praise by their clients for continued excellence. This is Bercow’s ninth consecutive year recognized as an[...]

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CLIENT NEWS: Barrington Brothers plans mid-rise apartment project in El Portal

June 1, 2020

El Portal, a village composed of mostly single-family homes north of Miami’s Upper Eastside, is opening the door to commercial development after approving a mid-rise apartment project with ground-floor workspaces near Biscayne Boulevard and Northeast 83rd Street. The village council voted last month for a development agreement with an entity managed by Barrington Brothers LLC, a local multifamily developer with projects in the Upper Eastside and Little Havana. As part of the agreement, Barrington, led by Arthur and Ken Barrington, will be[...]

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CLIENT NEWS: Mast Capital presents plan for 290-ft tower at I-195 entrance to Miami Beach

May 8, 2020

Mast Capital has decided not to move ahead with approved plans for its Alton Bay residential project at one of Miami Beach’s gateways and, instead, wants to build a 290-ft residential tower. The proposal, for a parcel at the intersection of Alton Road and I-195 next to Talmudic University, can only move forward if the City Commission agrees to allow an increase in height from the current 85-ft limit. Mast purchased the property from the university in October 2014 for[...]

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CLIENT NEWS: Russell Galbut’s Crescent Heights wants rooftop movie theater at 1212 Lincoln

May 7, 2020

Russell Galbut’s Crescent Heights wants to open an outdoor rooftop movie theater at its 1212 Lincoln Road project on Alton Road in Miami Beach. Miami Beach’s Land Use and Sustainability Committee on Wednesday moved to have the Miami Beach City Commission vote on a proposal next Wednesday that would allow rooftop movie theaters along Alton Road’s commercial corridor between 14th Street and the Collins Canal. The committee did not offer a recommendation. The zoning rule, if approved, would allow outdoor[...]

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COVID-19 and Construction: What You Need to Know — May 4

May 1, 2020

Partner Melissa Tapanes Llahues will be a panelist on a webinar Monday, May 4 at 2 p.m. sponsored by FIU’s President’s Council, discussing the state of South Florida’s construction industry and the long term effect of the COVID-19 pandemic. For more information, contact 305.348.1622 or email

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