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What to Do in Miami This Winter

Miami’s futuristic transformation from beach town to architectural hub is on display at the opening of the sleek, three-city-block, mixed-use Brickell City Centre in the heart of downtown. This billion dollar urban oasis, comprised of retail outposts, lounges, residences, a skyscraping hotel, and capped by a got-to-see-it-to-believe-it, glass-and-steel “Climate Ribbon” controlling the centre’s microclimate, is currently Miami’s place to see and be seen.

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  • 1 Dec, 2016
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With Art Basel on the Mind, Here’s the Lesser-Known Miami Neighborhood You Need to Check Out

As someone who resided in Brickell—the flourishing Miami neighborhood south of Downtown and north of Coconut Grove—when Barack Obama first became president, this writer can attest that as much has changed within this Floridian enclave as it has in American politics. Meaning: Compared to eight years ago, Brickell is now virtually unrecognizable.

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  • 29 Nov, 2016
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Bal Harbour Shops Enhancement Plan

Last year, the family owned Bal Harbour Shops celebrated its 50th anniversary, going from an industry outsider that made a risky bet on luxury retail to one of the world’s most productive shopping centers. We have continued to thrive over the decades, even as South Florida’s broader luxury retail market has grown exponentially.

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  • 5 Apr, 2016
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The Battle of Bal Harbour

More on the headline, down below. But first, a simple question. What is it that makes this little town (pop 3,000), nine blocks north of Miami Beach, one of the best-known and most desirable places to live and visit on the East Coast?

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  • 24 Mar, 2016
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Destination Fashion 2016

Bal Harbour Shops’ most stylish night returns with a concert by Pitbull and a runway presentation by Brunello Cucinelli.

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  • 5 Mar, 2016
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Brickell CityCentre in Brickell Magazine, January 2014

Perhaps the most buzzed-about project on Miami's horizon is the whopping $1.05 billion urban shopping and mixed-use development from Swire Properties, known as Brickell CityCentre. It's been heralded as the city's missing link, a much-needed anchor to satiate the demand for retail options in Miami's urban core.
  • 3 Mar, 2014
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Bal Harbour Shops boasts record sales in 2013

  Dolce & Gabbana, Prada highlight group of expanding tenants at mall The Whitman family enjoyed a record sales year at their high-end Bal Harbour Shops.   Average sales at the retail hub rose 7.4 percent from 2012 to 2013, South Florida Business Journal reported. The shops generated an average of $2,800 per square foot
  • 21 Feb, 2014
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The Whitmans and Bal Harbour Shops Honored

The Urban Land Institute’s Southeast Florida/Caribbean District has recognized the Whitman family -­ including Whitman Family Development, LLC, Founder and Chairman Emeritus Stanley Whitman and his son, Chairman Randall Whitman, and grandson, President and Chief Executive Officer Matthew Whitman Lazenby ­‐ with the 2013 Lifetime Achievement Award.

 

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  • 19 Sep, 2013
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