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 I have discovered a wonderful website for identifying Florida-friendly and Florida native plants recommended by the University of Florida/IFAS horticulture experts that will thrive in South Florida landscape designs.  This site features interactive information on how to easily landscape your im...
08/10/2009
  On the 40th Anniversary of the first moon landing, Nick Churton, our delightful counterpart from the London marketing office, Mayfair International Realty, reflects that the UK and US real estate markets are now remarkably similar and thinks that taking a "giant leap" in today's market may be ...
08/04/2009
 My British colleague, Annette Reeve, of Mayfair International Realty, sent me the below article in which she was interviewed for Assetz Latest Property News, a group of well-known and successful property investment advisors who deliver research and selected UK and overseas property investment so...
07/30/2009
Enthusiasm for Fort Lauderdale’s natural treasures reaches farther back than the 21st century. Below is part of a poem about this city, written in 1840 and featured in a Saint Augustine newspaper: Ode to Fort Lauderdale A reef of pure coral bounds Lauderdale’s land Along which the sun-fish in myr...
07/28/2009
 Not surprising, so very many of Florida's vacationers, both national and international, return to settle for keeps in the Sunshine State.  (I was one of them relocating from the UK almost 20 years ago!)  First, the climate cannot be rivaled.  For those who do not tolerate cold weather, South Flo...
07/22/2009
Fort Lauderdale's Broward County is serious about being eco-friendly and recycling. Ultimately, consumers will use re-usable receptacles such as stainless steel water bottles, and glass and pottery containers at home.   Broward recycling wants to ensure we know our plastic numbers. As of this dat...
07/21/2009
Florida Trend Magazine reports that Florida has been ranked fourth in the country among the friendliest states for entrepreneurs.  Here are the statistic explaining why:  •1. Thirty four small business development centers as well as the Disney Entrepreneur Center make Florida their home.  •2.  In...
07/20/2009
Fort Lauderdale Beach, home to only 49 residences directly on the sand is a private enclave properly dubbed, the "Malibu" of Fort Lauderdale.   Imagine enjoying the July 4th fireworks from your own beachfront residence.  I represent two of these incredible offerings which I would like to share wi...
07/01/2009
I enjoy reading regional business magazines, such as Florida Trend because, for me, they re-ignite the excitement I hold for Florida's economic and cultural future-especially where I live, work and play in South Florida.  A two-page advertisement in June's  Florida Trend  promotes the "Roadmap to...
06/24/2009
Nine months out of the year Fort Lauderdale residents enjoy their loggias and balconies for quiet, outdoor moments as well as for entertaining family and friends alfresco. Frequently, as the below photos show, these luxury loggias are furnished and accessorized to create a living room which many ...
06/19/2009
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