La Vieille Maison Home Gets New Owner

The Prakas Group real estate brokerage said Talbott Realty bought the 6,700-square-foot building on 36,000 square feet of land at 770 E. Palmetto Park Road, in Boca Raton. The 120-seat La Vieille Maison restaurant had been there for 30 years. Prakas said it was exclusive brokers for the buyer and the seller, Leonce Picot. Greg […]

Atlanta Restaurateur’s Expansion Begins at Royal Palm Plaza

BOCA RATON, FL-Buckhead Life Restaurant Group has leased 9,800 sf at Royal Palm Plaza for Chops Lobster Bar, an upscale steakhouse and lobster restaurant that will seat 300. Pano Karatassos, founder, owner and CEO of the Atlanta-based company, says this marks the start of expansion of the Chops Lobster Bar concept on a national scale. […]

Medical and Professional Center Sells, To Go Condo

The Pompano Beach Medical and Professional Center has sold for $3.8 million and will convert to condos, a brokerage that took part in the sale said. The Prakas Group said Astra Fund an offshore investment company, bought the 25,380¬square-foot center at 50 N.E. 26th Ave., in Pompano Beach, Boca Raton-based Prakas Group said it represented […]

Actor Takes Space for South Beach Eatery

MIAMI BEACH-DeVito South Beach LLC, an ownership entity of actor Danny DeVito’s, has inked a sale-lease deal for 9,000 sf, plus a patio area at 150 S. Ocean Blvd. The site is the former Joie restaurant space, which DeVito plans to transform Into DeVito’s Italian Restaurant. Tom Prakas, president and broker of Boca Raton-based the […]

Restauranteur Finds New Career Serving Up Deals For Others

Athan “Tom” Prakas knew early on that he would be a restaurateur. With his parents and uncles owning 42 restaurants and lounges, he literally grew up in the business. So as soon as Prakas was old enough to get a liquor license, he opened his own restaurant. But after owning restaurants and clubs for 25 […]