Real Estate

Key Biscayne is nature’s paradise

Head into Key Biscayne, make your way across the Rickenbacker Causeway Bridge and the views are spectacular and then what awaits beyond the beaches, the Miami Seaquarium, the Tennis Center and Virginia Key is a paradise, an oasis of luxury condominiums and lovely Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park with it’s beaming lighthouse.

The island is home to some beautiful condo buildings including… Continue reading

Grove Arts Fest hits streets in February

It’s almost a rite of passage, a tradition, a must as we like to say, to attend the annual Coconut Grove Arts Festival, held over three days on Presidents Day Weekend. It’s scheduled for Feb. 18-20, 2012.

The once bohemian neighborhood still maintains a bit of the hippie vibe and the artists that attend the festival always evoke that feeling. It’s easy… Continue reading

Trump Towers in Sunny Isles Beach, filling up fast

The problems at the three-building Trump Towers in Sunny Isles Beach in the northernmost part of Miami-Dade County began, not surprisingly, around 2006 when the market started on its downslide. The Related Group, who developed the project along with Dezer Properties, began having issues at the point of conception and by 2010 Dezer had taken over and become the sales and marketing arm.… Continue reading

Live in luxury with the Tui Lifestyle

Imagine alleviating the need to pick out home furniture or accessories individually but instead, having the convenience of choosing an entire indoor room that encompasses all your favorite styles...

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Downtown Miami is hot: A multitude of reasons why

Downtown Miami has changed. No longer does the area shut down when the clock strikes five. The past decade has seen the area come to life with new museums and parks, performing arts spaces, restaurants and bars, condominiums, a continuously growing community college and retail/shopping outlets. Developers have made many plans. Museum Park will replace the former...

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Villa Majorca’s luxury living in heart of Coral Gables

Villa Majorca at 343 Majorca Avenue is being billed as “The Jewel of Coral Gables” and it should be. With a location on the corner of Majorca Avenue and LeJeune Road, it’s in the perfect spot. A historic area with incredible Mediterranean architecture, fantastic restaurants, phenomenal golfing and chic shopping, Coral Gables can now also add a nightlife and cultural scene to its repertoire.

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Grabbin’ some grub’s as easy as going street level

Sort of reminds me of the hit show “Friends,” when they would all congregate at Central Perk at the bottom of Monica’s building. Looks like that trend of restaurant or coffee house ground level below a building, which has been a mainstay in New York for years has moved south and become prevalent in Miami. Particularly in the Brickell Avenue and Downtown Miami… Continue reading

Edgardo Defortuna Chats About the Miami Condo Market

Edgardo De Fortuna

Edgardo Defortuna is one of the forces behind the ultra successful Fortune International Realty who have been shaping the residential condo landscape in Miami since 1983. Edgardo took time out to answer some questions about what’s on the horizon for the company, how condos in Miami vary by area and to give an analysis of the constantly evolving… Continue reading

Wynwood and Design District Make for Cool Living

During the last five years, the neighboring neighborhoods (say that fast three times) of Wynwood and the Design District have boomed into areas where artists, designers and musicians want to be. This creative resurgence has led to a residential explosion in the areas. Midtown Miami in the heart of the District started it all with buildings that boast residential, retail, restaurants and nightlife. There’s 2 Midtown Miami, 4 Midtown Miami

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One Miami towers over Downtown, offers awesome bayviews

Taking its place along the ever-expanding Miami skyline, situated along that sharp turn in Downtown Miami that curves onto Biscayne Boulevard, is One Miami a 44- and 45-story set of structures towering up toward the sky and providing incredible bayviews and of the yachts that call that patch where Biscayne Bay and the Miami River meet home.

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