Planning & Zoning Board Unanimously Votes To Deny 17-story Tower

In a meeting that carried on for over three hours, the Coral Gables Planning and Zoning Board voted unanimously to deny all seven requests for W. Allen Morris’ Ponce Park Residences. As previously reported on Gables Insider, Ponce Park Residences…

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Street Parking: City Taking From Residents, To Help Developers And Friends, Without Notification Or Input From Residents

Parking in Coral Gables has long been a concern for many. The lack of parking in downtown leads many residents to avoid the area and frequent stores and restaurants outside of Coral Gables. However, the City’s parking woes are not…

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Blue Ribbon Committee On Mediterranean Bonuses Set For First Meeting Thursday (7/22)

The Blue Ribbon Committee on the City of Coral Gables’ Mediterranean Bonuses is set to hold its first meeting on Thursday, July 22nd at 4:00PM. Created by the Commission at the July 13th Commission meeting as proposed by Commissioner Rhonda…

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Developers Defeat Residents: Miracle Mile Up-Zoned

In a 4-1 vote by the Coral Gables City Commission at Tuesday’s Commission meeting, Miracle Mile was up-zoned (Valdes-Fauli, Keon, Mena and Fors in favor and Lago against), granting a huge victory for Developers over the wishes of Residents. Discussion…

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Commission Digest: Final Vote On Miracle Mile Zoning Changes

Tuesday, March 23rd is the final scheduled meeting of the current Coral Gables Commission. At least two new members of the City Commission will be elected in the April 13th municipal election. Mayor Raul Valdes-Fauli is retiring and not seeking…

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Sunshine Meeting Lays Groundwork For Showdown December 8th

What should have been an open forum for residents to hear the City’s plans for Miracle Mile and Crafts Section and share their thoughts on that plan, turned into a scolding by the Mayor Raul Valdes-Fauli and a nearly two…

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Important Special Commission Meeting on Zoning Code Tomorrow At 9:00AM

Tomorrow, Tuesday (9/15) at 9:00AM, there will be a special commission meeting on updates to the zoning code. There are two important zoning code items before the Commission, which will address controversial changes to the City’s zoning code. Public Comment…

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Meeting Tonight To Discuss Future of US-1 Corridor Development

Today, Monday March 2nd there is an important commission workshop relating to the US-1 Corridor. The future of US-1 is yet to be determined however with recent development projects approved or as-of-right such as the Paseo de la Rivera, Gables…

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Fire House And Park Coming To Sunset Drive

Coral Gables is getting a much-needed fire house to improve response times in the mid-southeastern part of the city, including Cocoplum, Gables Estates and Hammock Lakes. At the January 28th regular City Commission Meeting, City Manager Peter Iglesias presented the…

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Coral Gables Zoning Law: Mixed Use Development Overview

By Anthony De Yurre and Jennifer E. Fine on October 24, 2019 Posted in Real Estate The clear evolution of infill real estate redevelopment in South Florida and Greater Miami is towards a true mixed-use environment that makes areas desirable…

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