The Mayor's real estate Company brokered the deal according to the School Board contract and received a 2.5% commission on the deal, $25,000.
See Pair & Hayward on Page 4 and 5
Matt Pair, the Mayor's former business partner was listed as the LLC Manager but was replaced last year by Vigodsky. So Matt Pair appears to be out.
Levin, whose law firm is a contractor to the City selected in a no bid contract awarded by Hayward in the "Deal of the Century" for BP and whose law firm just earned almost a million dollars in the settlement, put up all the money for the purchase and holds the mortgage.
Months ago, it appears the ALF plan was scrapped as the building is up for sale listed by the Mayor's first cousin, Harry Bell.
Well, while the Mayor talks about removing slum and blight, and talks about his neighborhood initiatives and Fred Levin goes on and on about waiting in line for a table on Palafox, their property on E Street is full of vagrants and constantly in violation of City codes.
115-S-E February Code Violations
In the March 25, 2015 email below from the City Code enforcement department to Cousin Bell, the inspector details just how bad of shape the property is in along with pictures.
Mr. Mayor and Mr. Levin, is this the way we want investors in our city to treat their vacant property?
Would you want your neighbors to treat their property in your neighborhood in this manner?
Shouldn't you lead by example?
From: Keith DeWise
Sent: Wednesday, March 25, 2015 1:52 PM
Cc: Steve Richards
Subject: 115 S E St