September 17, 2014
An affiliate of The Trump Group has submitted plans to construct another Acqualina-branded development in Sunny Isles Beach. If successful, Palazzo Di Acqualina will be built at 17901 Collins Avenue, just north of Acqualina and Mansions at Acqualina.
Palazzo Di Acqualina will rise 649 feet on a 5.6-acre lot. The oceanfront development will contain 190 luxury condominiums. Trump is employing the same architect responsible for the design of the other two Aqualina towers.
More information will be posted as soon as it becomes available.
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(Pictured: Acqualina and Mansions at Acqualina)
September 11, 2014
Douglas Elliman announced a partnership with Knight Frank Residential to market luxury real estate to wealthy buyers around the world. Both firms will work together to market Douglas Elliman's top listings in South Florida, New York and Los Angeles.
“Basically this is a brand within a brand,” Elliman CEO Dottie Herman stated. “The top 10 percent of our city markets, whether it be Miami or New York, will be branded Douglas Elliman Knight Frank Residential.”
Knight Frank has a network that spans across Europe, Africa, the Middle East and the Asia-Pacific region. Together, the firms will have a network of over 400 offices, across 52 countries. Douglas Elliman and Knight Frank will jointly market over 38 billion dollars worth of luxury properties.
Douglas Elliman and Knight Frank Residential also released a joint Wealth Report supplement. The supplement shows the increasingly close economic ties between the world's top cities.
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September 03, 2014
It's been a big few weeks for architect Zaha Hadid's One Thousand Museum condo tower in downtown Miami. After recently acquiring land and commencing site work, the ultra-exclusive development received a 51 million dollar construction loan.
“The property's location is spectacular, and its value is superior to that of almost any high-end luxury property in the world,” Kevin O'Grady, the senior managing director of Cohen Financial stated in a press release.
One Thousand Museum will soar 62 stories over Biscayne Bay and contain 83 luxury condos ranging in size from 4,600 square feet to over 10,000 square feet. The exclusive development will feature a sprawling indoor aquatic center and sky lounge, a rooftop helipad, a full-service spa, custom scenting and more. 1000 Museum is scheduled for completion in 2018.
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Source: South Florida Business Journal
August 27, 2014
SkyRise Miami will be constructed on land behind Bayside Marketplace in downtown Miami. Voters overwhelmingly approved the 1,000-foot oberservation tower and tourist attraction during the elections on Tuesday.
Developer Jeff Berkowitz is allowed to begin site work and construction on the hairpin-shaped tower immediately, with completion scheduled for the first half of 2018. SkyRise Miami, which Berkowitz has called Miami's Eiffel Tower, will include observation decks, a high-end restaurant, a ballroom and high-altitude attractions.
New construction in downtown Miami is booming. Site work recently commenced at Zaha Hadid's One Thousand Museum condo tower. Other coming attractions include the Brickell City Centre and Miami Worldcenter.
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Source: Miami Herald
August 25, 2014
One Thousand Museum developers closed on 2 parcels of land located at 1000 Biscayne Boulevard. The land purchase makes way for Pritzker Prize-winning architect Zaha Hadid's first skyscraper in the Western Hemisphere. Site work will begin immediately, and construction on the ultra-luxury tower will commence this fall.
One Thousand Museum will rise 62 stories over Biscayne Bay in downtown Miami. The distinctive tower will feature 83 exclusive condominiums, with flow-through floor plans, spacious terraces, 10 to 20-foot ceilings and gourmet European kitchens. Set for completion in 2018, 1000 Museum will forever transform the Miami skyline.
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August 21, 2014
Condo reservations are converting to contracts at the SLS Lux Brickell. Over the first 10 days, 150 condos valued at 300 million dollars went into contract. Related Group plans to begin construction on the luxury tower later this year, and building completion is scheduled for 2017.
The 57-story building will contain 450 luxury condominiums located just steps away from the anticipated Brickell City Centre. SLS Lux condos will feature floor-to-ceiling glass, large terraces, gourmet kitchens and views of the Miami skyline and Biscayne Bay.
Set to rise in Brickell, the SLS Lux is in one of the most sought-after areas of downtown Miami. The upcoming Brickell City Centre will be Miami's premier shopping and entertainment destination.
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August 12, 2014
S2 Development officially announced a new condo development set to rise in Miami’s Bay Harbor Islands. O Residences will be located a prime waterfront lot at 9821 East Bay Harbor Drive. The boutique project will contain 41 exclusive condos.
The luxury development will offer 1 to 3-bedroom condos, a zero-edge pool, a water deck, a boat dock and an infinity-edge hot tub. Construction on O Residences will begin this year, and building completion is planned for the end of 2015/early 2016. Prices for the waterfront condos begin at 600,000 dollars.
S2 Development is also currently developing Muse in Sunny Isles Beach.
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Source: South Florida Business Journal
August 07, 2014
The Surf Club developers obtained a 290-million-dollar loan for the luxury hotel and residential project currently under construction in Surfside. Four Seasons will brand and manage the Surf Club.
The Surf Club Four Seasons Private Residences will consist of two 12-story oceanfront towers, with a total of 150 exclusive condos and penthouses. Renowned architects Richard Meier and Kobi Karp are designing the luxury project around the original Russel Pancoast-designed Mediterranean villa. Situated on nearly 1,000 feet of ocean frontage, the Surf Club will offer the best of Miami beachfront living.
The Surf Club condos will feature deep terraces, beautiful ocean views, chef’s kitchens, floor-to-ceiling glass and spacious, open floor plans. Construction on the Surf Club commenced in March 2014, and building completion is currently scheduled for 2016.
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Source: The Real Deal
August 05, 2014
The Residences by Armani / Casa in Sunny Isles Beach is already 90 percent reserved. The luxury condo tower reached this impressive milestone within two weeks of opening for sales.
The Residences by Armani / Casa is set to rise 60 stories on a prime oceanfront lot in Sunny Isles Beach. The ultra-exclusive building will contain 260 two to four-bedroom condominiums. Construction is expected to begin within 8 months, and building completion is schedule for 2016.
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July 31, 2014
Related Group is breaking ground on Paraiso Bay today. The twin luxury towers will rise 53 stories in Miami's Edgewater neighborhood. Each Paraiso Bay condo will face Biscayne Bay and Miami Beach.
Paraiso Bay will contain 325 exclusive condos in each tower. The luxury development will feature a 3-acre amenity deck, a beach club, a state-of-the-art fitness center and a health spa. Building completion is scheduled for spring 2016.
The Paraiso development will also feature two other luxury condo towers. Construction on One Paraiso and Paraiso Bayviews is expected to begin in November 2014.
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July 29, 2014
The Chateau Group announced a partnership with the luxury brand Fendi. Chateau Ocean in Surfside will be branded as Fendi Chateau Residences. The 12-story oceanfront development is currently under construction at 9365 Collins Avenue, just a few blocks south of the Bal Harbour Shops.
Fendi Chateau Residences will contain 58 luxury condos ranging in size from 3,300 square feet to over 7,000 square feet. The exclusive condominiums will feature Fendi Casa kitchens, flow-through floor plans, spacious terraces and summer kitchens. The lavish project is Fendi’s first branded real estate development.
Fendi Chateau Residences is scheduled for completion in 2016. The luxury condos are priced from 5 million dollars to 22 million dollars.
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Source: Miami Herald
July 24, 2014
The real estate market in Broward County continued to see growth in June. Both home prices and sales in the county increased.
The median price of an existing single-family home increased 5.7 percent in June from the previous year. Home sales in Broward County rose 5.4 percent in June on a year-over-year basis. Sales were up 6.3 percent from May.
The median condo price jumped 23.8 percent in June from the previous year and 3.1 percent from the previous month. Broward condo sales rose 10.1 percent in June on a year-over-year basis.
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Source: Miami Herald
July 18, 2014
A Jeff Koons sculpture owned by the residents of Oceana Bal Harbour is on loan for a world tour through the Whitney Museum in New York City, Centre Pompidou in Paris, Guggenheim in Bilbao and MALBA in Buenos Aires. The “Pluto and Proserpina” sculpture will then be on permanent display at Oceana Bal Harbour. It marks the first time a work of art owned by residents of a condo development has embarked on a world exhibition tour.
Jeff Koons, the most expensive living artist at auction, created two sculptures for Oceana Bal Harbour. Along with “Pluto and Proserpina”, “Ballerina” will also adorn the luxury building’s breathtaking 5-story breezeway.
Oceana Bal Harbour is scheduled for completion in 2016. The 28-story oceanfront building will contain 239 condos. The lavish residences will offer panoramic views, spacious balconies, floor-to-ceiling glass, private elevators and more.
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Source: The Wall Street Journal
July 15, 2014
The Armani Group, Related Group and Dezer Development officially announced the Residences by Armani / Casa in Sunny Isles Beach. The luxury residential tower is a much anticipated collaboration between architecture, design and development powerhouses. Reservations for the luxury condos will begin soon.
The Residences by Armani / Casa will rise 60 stories at 18975 Collins Avenue in Sunny Isles Beach. The Cesar Pelli-designed oceanfront tower will contain 260 ultra-exclusive condos, with prices starting at just over 1 million dollars. The Armani Group is designing elegant, modern interior spaces. The project is aiming for completion in 2016.
Sunny Isles Beach is seeing multiple new construction collaborations between developers and international brands. Dezer Development is also currently working with Porsche at the Porsche Design Tower Miami.
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July 11, 2014
Florida is once again the top state for international real estate sales. An impressive 23 percent of foreign buyers in the United State bought in Florida over a 12-month period ending in March, according to the National Association of Realtors.
Nationally, international sales of American real estate increased 35 percent compared to the previous year. Chinese buyers were the most active, with a commanding 24 percent of total foreign sales. Foreign buyers continue to be attracted to economic stability, appealing prices and solid investment opportunities in the United States.
In Florida, Europeans accounted for 28 percent of real estate sales, and Latin Americans made of 26 percent of the market. Asian buyers only accounted for 8 percent of transactions. However, Chinese buyers are increasingly showing interest in luxury condos and houses in the state.
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Source: Miami Herald