News

Get up-to-date information on the Altman Companies’ growing portfolio by exploring recent news, press releases, awards, and blog updates from our corporate and onsite teams.

Press Releases

South Florida Business Journal | The Altman Cos. Ranks #2 in Rentable Square Feet Developed in South Florida in 2018

November 2019

COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE DEVELOPERS Ranked by new rentable square feet developed in South Florida in 2018 The Altman Cos. ranks…

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South Florida Business Journal | 2019 Structures Awards nominees

September 2019

Category: Best Green Project Nominee: Altís Pembroke Gardens Company: The Altman Cos.   See the online article here

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Florida 500 | Florida Trend | Joel Altman

September 2019

Joel Altman CHAIRMAN, ALTMAN COS., BOCA RATON Altman is the fourth generation of a real estate family. As founder of…

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The Real Deal | Movers & Shakers: Colliers Taps Development Services Head, Altman Promotes COO & More

August 2019

Compass Commercial launched in South Florida with former KW Commercial broker The Altman Companies promoted Timothy Peterson to chief operating officer…

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The Real Deal | BBX Capital, Altman Sell Altís at Bonterra in Hialeah for $90M

August 2019

The property sold for $286,624 per unit BBX Capital Real Estate and Altman Companies sold the 314-unit Altís at Bonterra…

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South Florida Business Journal | Altman, BBX Sell Miami-Dade Apartments for $90M

August 2019

The year-old Altís Bonterra apartments in Hialeah were sold for $90 million. Bonterra Multifamily Real Estate, a joint venture between…

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Multi-Housing News | Miami Luxury Community Commands $90M

August 2019

AvalonBay Communities purchased the 314-unit asset less than a year after another major acquisition on the Florida coast. A joint…

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The Altman Companies Announces the Promotion of Timothy Peterson to Chief Operating Officer, and the Addition of Robert Rabin as Chief Financial Officer

August 2019

BOCA RATON, Fla. (August 12, 2019) – The Altman Companies, a nationally recognized developer of exceptional rental apartment communities, is…

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South Florida Business Journal | Developer to replace Little Havana church with apartments

July 2019

Altman Cos. acquired a church in Miami’s Little Havana and obtained a construction loan to replace it with an apartment…

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Mann About Town | The Altman Companies Community Altís Shingle Creek Achieves Stabilized Occupancy

July 2019

The Altman Companies, a nationally recognized developer of exceptional rental apartment communities, is proud to announce that its Altís Shingle Creek community,…

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The Altman Companies and Habitat for Humanity of South Palm Beach County Presented New Home to a Single Hard-Working Mom

May 2019

Keys to the Michel Family’s New Home was handed over during a Golden Key Ceremony on Monday, May 13th Delray…

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The Altman Companies Announces Pre-Leasing at Altis Grand Central

May 2019

The ultra-luxe, pedestrian friendly residential development is scheduled to open late-Summer TAMPA, FL (May 10, 2019) – The Altman Companies,…

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NAA | Altman Companies Named NGBS Green Partner of Excellence

May 2019

The Altman Companies has been named a Home Innovation NGBS Green Partner of Excellence for 2018. This is the third…

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Texas A&M University Real Estate Center | The Altman Companies Sell Altís Lakeline

April 2019

CEDAR PARK — The Altman Companies has sold Altís Lakeline at 12700 Ridgeline Blvd. to a partnership including Starlight Investments.…

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Austin Business Journal | The Altman Companies Sell Altís Lakeline

April 2019

Baton Raton, Florida-based The Altman Companies sold Altís Lakeline, a Cedar Park apartment complex next to Lakeline Mall. Altís Lakeline…

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Patch | The Altman Company Announces Pre-Leasing at Altís Promenade

April 2019

From Altman Companies: The Altman Companies, a nationally recognized developer of exceptional rental apartment communities, is pleased to announce that pre-leasing…

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The Altman Companies Announces the Sale of Altis Lakeline

April 2019

The community will feature 354 upscale apartment homes accompanied by Class-A amenities AUSTIN, TX (April 15, 2019) – The Altman…

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The Altman Companies Announces Pre-Leasing at Altis Promenade

April 2019

TAMPA, FL (April 12, 2019) – The Altman Companies, a nationally recognized developer of exceptional rental apartment communities, is pleased…

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Mann Report Management | The Altman Companies Recognized as Home Innovation Green Partner of Excellence for Third Consecutive Year

April 2019

The Altman Companies, a nationally recognized developer of exceptional rental apartment communities, has been named a Home Innovation NGBS Green…

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Orlando Business Journal | 2019 Best Green Project: Altís Shingle Creek

April 2019

There’s no doubt that development is key in Central Florida — but a project constructed with sustainability in mind is…

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The Altman Companies Recognized as a Home Innovation NGBS Green Partner of Excellence for Third Consecutive Year

April 2019

National Developer applauded for excellence in advancing high-performance, mainstream home building BOCA RATON, Fla. (April 5, 2019) – The Altman Companies,…

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The Altman Companies Holds Groundbreaking Ceremony for Altis Preserve in Tampa

April 2019

The community will feature 350 luxury, garden-style apartment homes accompanied by Class-A amenities TAMPA (April 3, 2019) – The Altman…

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The Coastal Star | Business Spotlight – Altman Companies and Habitat for Humanity

April 2019

The Altman Cos., developer of rental apartment communities, partnered with Habitat for Humanity of South Palm Beach County for its 2019…

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Boca Newspaper | The Altman Companies begins Home Builders Blitz on Habitat Home

March 2019

The clock began ticking mid-February when The Altman Companies broke ground on constructing a brand new habitat for Humanity home…

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The Altman Companies Partners with Habitat for Humanity of South Palm Beach County to Build a New Home for a Single Hard-Working Mom and Her Son

February 2019

Groundbreaking Took Place February 13, 2019 BOCA RATON, Fla. (February 15, 2019) – The Altman Companies, a nationally recognized developer…

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The Altman Companies Announces the Promotion of Derek Uhler to Senior Vice President of Finance

February 2019

BOCA RATON, Fla. (February 14, 2019) – The Altman Companies, a nationally recognized developer of exceptional rental apartment communities, is…

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Joel Altman – South Florida Business Journal’s 2019 Power Leaders 250

February 2019

Joel L. Altman Chairman, The Altman Cos. 1515 S. Federal Highway, Suite 300, Boca Raton 33432 (561) 997-8661 Birthplace: Philadelphia Education:…

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The Altman Companies Completes the Sale of Altis Shingle Creek

January 2019

BOCA RATON, Fla. (January 28, 2019) – The Altman Companies, a nationally recognized developer of exceptional rental apartment communities, announced…

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South Florida Business Journal | Altman Closes 50% Sale to BBX for $22M

December 2018

The Altman Cos., one of the largest apartment developers in South Florida, has closed its sale of a 50 percent…

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South Florida Business and Wealth | BBX Capital Real Estate Altman Companies Acquisition

December 2018

Major Deal on the Move BBX Capital Real Estate, a division of BBX Capital, has entered an agreement to acquire…

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Blau Journal | The Altman Companies Celebrates Topping-Off of Altís Grand Central

November 2018

November 29, 2018— The Altman Companies, a nationally recognized developer of exceptional rental apartment communities, today announced the topping-off of…

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REBusiness | Altman Cos. Tops Off Nine-Story Apartment Building in Tampa

November 2018

Posted on November 26, 2018 by Alex Tostado in Development, Florida, Multifamily, Southeast TAMPA, FLA. — The Altman Cos. has…

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Patch | Altman Companies Celebrates Topping-Off of Altís Grand Central

November 2018

The Altman Companies rental communities developer celebrated the topping-off of Altís Grand Central apartment homes. TAMPA, FL — The Altman…

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South Florida Business Journal | Developer of the Year: Joel Altman

November 2018

Developer of the Year: Winner The Altman Companies Joel L. Altman has led the Altman Companies through recessions, market whims…

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Done Deals | BBX Capital Real Estate Enters into an Agreement to Acquire a 50% Membership Interest in The Altman Companies

November 2018

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL and BOCA RATON, FL – BBX Capital Real Estate, a division of BBX Capital Corporation (NYSE: BBX, OTCQX:…

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South Florida Business Journal | One of South Florida’s Largest Multifamily Developers Announces 2 Key Hires

August 2018

Altman Cos., one of South Florida’s largest multifamily developers has promoted Timothy Peterson to chief operating officer and recruited Robrerty…

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Awards

We are proud to share the awards we’ve received for the products, services, and initiatives that our industry recognizes to be the best of their kind.

2018 Circle of Excellence Award, to Altís Boca Raton (Best Online Presence)

by South East Florida Apartment Association

2018 Structures Award | Developer of the Year, to the Altman Companies

by South Florida Business Journal

2017 Business Hall of Fame Laureate Award, to Joel L. Altman (Honoring Business Excellence, Courageous Leadership and Community Responsibility)

by Junior Achievement of South Florida

2017 National Company and Property Awards, to Altman Management Company

by Satisfacts

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2017 NGBS Green Partner of Excellence Award, to Altman Development Corporation

by Home Innovation Research Labs

2017 Resident Satisfaction Award, to Altman Management Company

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2016 NGBS Green Partner of Excellence Award, to Altman Development Corporation

by Home Innovation Research Labs

2016 Resident Satisfaction Exceptional Award, to Altman Management Company

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2015 Circle of Excellence | Best Community Website, to Altís at Kendall Square

by South Florida Apartment Association

2015 Resident Satisfaction Exceptional Award, to Altman Management Company

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2013 The Best of The Best Award | Best Apartment Community, to Woodlands at Wakefield Plantation

by Wake Forest Weekly and Local Business Community

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2012 NSU Entrepreneur Hall of Fame Honoree Award, to Joel L. Altman

by Nova Southeastern University’s Huizenga Business School, Honoring lifetime achievements of outstanding entrepreneurs who contributed to the growth of a phenomenal entrepreneurial business, but have also demonstrated a willingness to contribute time, effort and financial resources to programs and activities that enhance the quality of life in the community.

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2012 Community Appearance Award | Outstanding Achievement in Urban Design, to Satori

by City of Fort Lauderdale

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2012 Distinguished Alumnus Award, to Joel L. Altman

by Michigan State University’s School of Planning, Design & Construction, for his service and contributions to the Construction Industry 2012

2011 Community Appearance Awards Property of the Year, to Sapphire Condominium (Fort Lauderdale, FL)

by City of Fort Lauderdale

2011 Neighborhood Beautification Award | Multi-Family Units Category, to Altís at Cypress Creek (North Lauderdale, FL)

by City of North Lauderdale

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2011 Community Appearance Awards | Outstanding Achievement in Urban Environmental Design, to Sapphire Condominium (Fort Lauderdale, FL)

by City of Fort Lauderdale

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Affordable Community of the Year, to Alta Westgate

by  2010 Apartment Association of Greater Orlando | Golden Key Awards

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Luxury Community of the Year, to Altís at Lakes of Windermere

by 2010 Apartment Association of Greater Orlando | Golden Key Awards

Best 1 Bedroom Model, to The Preserve at Forest Creek (Memphis, TN)

by 2010 Apartment Association of Greater Memphis Awards

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Best Clubhouse, to The Preserve at Forest Creek (Memphis, TN)

by 2010 Apartment Association of Greater Memphis Awards

Marketing and Advertising / “Live Zensationally,” to The Altman Companies for Satori

by 2010 Multi-family Executive Merit Award

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Best 2 Bedroom Model, to The Preserve at Forest Creek (Memphis, TN)

by 2009 Apartment Association of Greater Memphis Awards

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Best 1 Bedroom Model, to The Preserve at Forest Creek (Memphis, TN)

by 2009 Apartment Association of Greater Memphis Awards

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Best Community Signage, to The Preserve at Forest Creek (Memphis, TN)

by 2009 Apartment Association of Greater Memphis Awards

Best Clubhouse & Leasing Center, to The Preserve at Forest Creek (Memphis, TN)

by 2009 Apartment Association of Greater Memphis Awards

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2008 Deal of the Year, to Grove East (Plantation, FL)

by South Florida Business Journal

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2008 Excalibur Award, to Joel L. Altman

by the Sun-Sentinel

2008 Excellence in Design Award For Mixed-Use Development, to Astor Condominiums (Delray Beach, FL)

by City of Delray Beach Site Plan Review & Appearance Board

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Best Advertisement, to The Preserve at Forest Creek (Memphis, TN)

by 2008 Apartment Association of Greater Memphis Awards

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Best Community Signage, to The Preserve at Forest Creek (Memphis, TN)

by 2008 Apartment Association of Greater Memphis Awards

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Best Clubhouse, to The Preserve at Forest Creek (Memphis, TN)

by 2008 Apartment Association of Greater Memphis Awards

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2007 Child Advocate of the Year Award, to Joel L. Altman

by Florida’s Children First, Inc.

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2007 Building Our Community Award / Community Excellence, to Joel L. Altman and The Altman Companies – Real Estate Construction and Development Division

by the March of Dimes and South Florida Business Journal

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2007 Community Service Award, to The Altman Companies – Kids@Home

by Multifamily Executive Conference

2007 Palm Beach Ultimate CEO Award, to Joel L. Altman

by South Florida Business Journal. In recognition of exceptional leadership, integrity and perseverance of the top CEO's in Palm Beach County, for their vision, innovations and ambition, improving the social fabric of our community and the quality of life for our businesses and residents.

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2005 Florida’s Best – Platinum Award | Interior Design of the “Evergreen Model,” to Poinciana Place (Coral Springs, FL)

by the Builders Association of South Florida (BASF)

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2005 Business of the Year Award, South Florida Real Estate Development Category, to the Altman Companies

by South Florida Business Journal. Many of South Florida’s prominent development companies were considered for this award. The Altman Companies was selected based upon the company’s financial growth demonstrated from 2004 to 2005, the positive work environment created for its 375 Associates and the company’s long standing charitable contribution within the South Florida area through Kids@Home.

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2005 Good to Great Award, to the Altman Companies

by Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce, Greater Boca Raton Chamber of Commerce and the South Florida Regional Business Assoc. This award was presented jointly and in recognition of the company's business achievements and community involvement in South Florida. The award recognized companies (in the medium-sized company category —101 to 500 employees) that demonstrated a pattern of transition a solid performance to a great performance over a three-year period and displayed and investment in their work force and their community.

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Best 3-Bedroom Model, Designed and completed by a Certified Designer, to The Reserve at Kirkland Crossing (Aurora, IL)

by 2004 CAMME Award

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Best 2-Bedroom Model, Designed and completed by a Certified Designer, to The Reserve at Kirkland Crossing (Aurora, IL)

by 2004 CAMME Award

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Best Clubhouse and 1-300 Units, to The Reserve at Kirkland Crossing (Aurora, IL)

by 2004 CAMME Award

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Silver Award | Pool Design, to Porto Bellagio (Sunny Isles, FL)

by 2004 Florida’s Best

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Silver Award | Landscape Design (Courtyards & Fountains), to Porto Bellagio (Sunny Isles, FL)

by 2004 Florida’s Best

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Silver Award | Outstanding Design Feature, to Porto Bellagio (Sunny Isles, FL)

by 2004 Florida’s Best

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2004 Award | Outstanding Model Feature, to Poinciana Place (Coral Springs, FL)

by the South Florida Business Association

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2003 Best Clubhouse and 300+ Units, to The Tradition at Canterfield (West Dundee, IL)

by 2002-2003 CAMME Award

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Best Overall Design, to Arbor Lakes (Sanford, FL)

by 2002 Aurora Award

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2002 Best Clubhouse and 300+ Units, to The Tradition at Canterfield (West Dundee, IL)

by 2002-2003 CAMME Award

Blog

Read important updates from our corporate and onsite teams. Our blog shares the unique stories behind our properties, residents, company culture, and more.

2016 January: The Altman Companies Sells Mixed-Use Community in Tampa for $46 Million

The Altman Companies, a nationally recognized developer of luxury apartment communities, announces the sale of its Altís at Highland Park…

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2016 January: BBX Capital Real Estate Announces Joint Venture to Develop Altís at Bonterra in Miami-Dade County

BBX Capital Real Estate, a division of BBX Capital Corporation (NYSE: BBX), announced today it has entered into a joint…

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2016 January: Altman nabs $45M construction loan for apartments near Shoppes at Pembroke Gardens

Altman Cos. obtained a $44.71 million construction loan to build its Altis Pembroke Gardens apartment complex in Pembroke Pines. The…

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2015 August: Altman Adds Luxury Touches in Austin Entry

AUSTIN–The Altman Cos. has broken ground on its first development in Austin, the 354-unit Altís Lakeline. Located at 12700 Ridgeline Blvd. in…

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2015 August: The Altman Companies Breaks Ground on Altís Lakeline

WASHINGTON, D.C. – August 25, 2015 – (RealEstateRama) – The Altman Companies, a nationally recognized developer of luxury apartment communities,…

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2015 August: Altman Begins Leasing at Resort-Style, Amenity-Rich Cameron Estates in West Palm Beach

The Altman Companies, a recognized management company, has begun leasing for Cameron Estates – a 548-unit, resort-style enclave of luxury…

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2015 May 13: Construction of The Altman Companies’ Altís at Highland Park Nears Completion Reception received strongly of luxury 239-unit apartment community in Tampa

The Altman Companies, a nationally recognized developer of luxury apartment communities, announces that construction of its luxury, mixed-use garden-style apartment…

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2015 May: The Altman Companies Announces New Multifamily Community in Dr. Phillips Area

The Altman Companies, a nationally recognized developer of luxury apartment communities, has begun pre-leasing its latest Altís -branded community called…

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2015 May: Construction of The Altman Companies’ Altís at Highland Park Nears Completion

TAMPA-The Altman Companies, a nationally recognized developer of luxury apartment communities, announces that construction of its luxury garden-style apartment community…

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2015 February: Altman Makes $223M Multifamily Trade

MIAMI – Altman Companies just sold four of its Altís-branded multifamily developments for $223 million. The apartment complexes – three…

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2015 February : The Altman Cos. sells Broward apartments for $78M, avoids half-million dollars in taxes

The Altman Cos. sold the recently completed Altís Sheridan Village in Pembroke Pines for tens of millions of dollars in…

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2015 January: Altman sells Broward apartment complex for $62M

The Altman Cos. sold its recently completed Altís at Coconut Creek apartment complex for $61.77 million, or $228,778 per unit.…

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2015 January: BBX Capital Real Estate Announces Investment Agreement With The Altman Companies.

BBX Capital Real Estate, a division of BBX Capital Corporation (NYSE: BBX), announced today that it has invested $5.0 million…

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2014 February: Altman Companies to Build a 239-Unit Mixed-Use Rental Development in Hillsborough County, Florida

Boca Raton, Florida-based The Altman Companies announced they have closed on 10-acres in the Westchase area of Tampa with close…

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2014 January: Altman Companies To Build 300-Unit Rental Development in Pembroke Pines, FL.

Altís at Sheridan Village to Showcase Innovative Eco-Friendly Features. Boca Raton, Florida-based The Altman Companies today announced they have closed…

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2013 January: Altman Companies To Build a 321-Unit Rental Development in Kendall, FL

Boca Raton, Florida-based The Altman Companies announced they have closed on 24.6-acres in Kendall Square at West Kendall Drive in…

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2012 October 30: Altman Plans Another Florida Apartment Property

Pembroke Pines, Fla.—The Altman Cos. has unveiled plans for Altís at Sheridan Village, a 300-unit apartment property on 34 acres in…

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