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Mystery Luxury Department Store Targets Brickell

Miami Beach-based Whitman Family Development is working to wrap up an agreement with a luxury department store to anchor the retail component of the $1 billion-plus Brickell City Centre project.
  • 16 Apr, 2014
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Matthew Whitman Lazenby featured on the cover of Executive South Florida Magazine

Through the decades, Miami has constantly re-invented itself. In the 1950s, iconic hotels like the Fontainebleau and Eden Roc introduced Miami Beach to the world. Then came the great Cuban migration of the 1960s, followed by the first condominium wave of the 1970s and the construction of downtown’s office towers in the 1980s. Then came the emergence of South Beach as a glittering global destination, followed by the condo boom-bust-boom cycle in the 2000s.
  • 4 Apr, 2014
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Miami Builders Make Eco-Friendly Strides

Then there’s the huge “Climate Ribbon” that will be suspended above the pedestrian mall at Brickell City Centre. At its most simplistic, this is an awning of the future. The advanced engineering of the Climate Ribbon will passively cool the indoor-outdoor space below it by shading the sun’s rays and channeling breezes coming from Biscayne Bay blocks away.
  • 1 Apr, 2014
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Bal Harbour Shops reports record sales year

  Shaun Bevan, Digital Producer   Bal Harbour Shops ended 2013 with average sales up 7.4 percent, year-over-year – a record according to the luxury outdoor shopping center.   The shops produced an average of $2,800 a square foot in sales, up from the average $2,729 a square foot in 2012.   During the year,
  • 20 Feb, 2014
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Bal Harbour Shops reports record breaking year, new stores coming

  By Ina Paiva Cordle   As luxury shopping heats up, Bal Harbour Shops on Thursday reported a record-breaking 2013, with revenue up 7.4 percent compared to 2012. The luxury center said its shops produce more than $2,800 per square foot in sales, which it said is the most productive shopping center in the world.
  • 20 Feb, 2014
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Packing A Punch In One Square Mile – Year End Numbers Continue to Highlight Bal Harbour’s Unwavering Success

  BAL HARBOUR, Fla., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Ending 2013 with revenues from hotels, dining and shopping at an all-time high, Miami’s most fashionable beach destination, BalHarbour, has once again proved its leading status in the luxury market.  Resort tax revenue was up more than 53% from the previous year for this tiny one
  • 18 Feb, 2014
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Miami’s luxury market is booming, local experts say

  How do you entice luxury tenants to your project? Is there a danger that luxury retailers are becoming over-exposed? What are the up-and-coming luxury concepts?   These and other questions were put to panelists at a packed-to-overflowing SCTLive event in Miami Tuesday. Among those attending was Stanley Whitman, founder of Bal Harbour Shops, the
  • 12 Feb, 2014
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