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MASTER BROKER LISTING: Master Brokers Forum member Joelle Oiknine presents this magnificent Bal Harbour oceanfront condo for $10,995,000. (In partnership with PROFILEmiami.) http://profilemiamire.com/miamirealestate/2022/8/3/master-brokers-forum-listing-see-the-views-from-this-beachfront-condo-in-st-regis-bal-harbour-asking-10995-million

“The last two years have been incredible...but the next two years, ๐™ฌ๐™ž๐™ฉ๐™ ๐™ฉ๐™๐™š ๐™–๐™ข๐™ค๐™ช๐™ฃ๐™ฉ ๐™ค๐™› ๐™ฌ๐™š๐™–๐™ก๐™ฉ๐™ ๐™ฉ๐™๐™–๐™ฉ’๐™จ ๐™˜๐™ค๐™ข๐™ž๐™ฃ๐™œ … ๐™ž๐™ฉ’๐™จ ๐™œ๐™ค๐™ž๐™ฃ๐™œ ๐™ฉ๐™ค ๐™—๐™š ๐™ž๐™ฃ๐™จ๐™–๐™ฃ๐™š.” (Article link below, featuring insight from Master Brokers Forum member Liz Hogan.) http://therealdeal.com/issues_articles/company-town/

This Master Brokers Forum member and her business partner represented the seller of this $13M Harbor Beach mansion. (Article link below.) Congratulations! http://therealdeal.com/miami/2022/07/29/california-restaurateur-buys-waterfront-fort-lauderdale-mansion-for-13m/

This Master Brokers Forum board member represented the seller in this $44M Coral Gables transaction. (Article link below.) Congratulations! http://therealdeal.com/miami/2022/07/29/jeff-bezos-parents-close-on-second-coral-gables-mansion-for-44m/

"For the 14th straight year, ๐™๐™ก๐™ค๐™ง๐™ž๐™™๐™– ๐™ง๐™š๐™ข๐™–๐™ž๐™ฃ๐™š๐™™ ๐™ฉ๐™๐™š ๐™ฉ๐™ค๐™ฅ ๐™™๐™š๐™จ๐™ฉ๐™ž๐™ฃ๐™–๐™ฉ๐™ž๐™ค๐™ฃ ๐™›๐™ค๐™ง ๐™›๐™ค๐™ง๐™š๐™ž๐™œ๐™ฃ ๐™—๐™ช๐™ฎ๐™š๐™ง๐™จ, accounting for 24% of all international purchases." http://www.worldpropertyjournal.com/real-estate-news/united-states/miami-real-estate-news/real-estate-news-nar-2022-foreign-property-buyer-report-foreign-home-buyer-data-by-the-national-association-of-realtors-lawrence-yun-2022-profile-of-i-13217.php

"So if you keep people safe, you focus on quality of life, it's an incredible difference from what people are seeing in other major cities across America. And we now live in a decentralized world where you don't have to physically be somewhere to be able to be successful." http://www.foxbusiness.com/economy/miamis-economy-fire-despite-other-major-cities-financial-slide

๐˜๐˜ฆ๐˜ญ๐˜ช๐˜ค๐˜ช๐˜ฅ๐˜ข๐˜ฅ๐˜ฆ๐˜ด to all the Master Brokers Forum members on this prestigious list, including the number one ranked individual agent by volume Nelson Gonzalez! http://southfloridaagentmagazine.com/2022/07/18/south-florida-realtors-make-annual-top-250-hispanic-agents-list-including-no-1-agent-for-volume-in-the-country/

"The relocation of so many firms to Miami Beach is generating demand for new office buildings within walking distance of their executives’ waterfront homes, offering a more pleasant commute than fighting rush-hour traffic to reach Miami’s financial district." (See article from the link on our bio.) http://www.wsj.com/articles/office-developers-flock-to-miami-beach-creating-a-new-skyline-by-the-ocean-11658232002

"(Miami's) reputation as a culture, arts and fine-dining destination has put it on the map for a wider range of tourists. ๐™‘๐™ž๐™จ๐™ž๐™ฉ๐™ค๐™ง๐™จ ๐™–๐™ง๐™š ๐™ž๐™ฃ๐™˜๐™ง๐™š๐™–๐™จ๐™ž๐™ฃ๐™œ๐™ก๐™ฎ ๐™ซ๐™š๐™ฃ๐™ฉ๐™ช๐™ง๐™ž๐™ฃ๐™œ ๐™—๐™š๐™ฎ๐™ค๐™ฃ๐™™ ๐™ฉ๐™๐™š ๐™จ๐™ช๐™ฃ ๐™–๐™ฃ๐™™ ๐™จ๐™–๐™ฃ๐™™ ๐™ค๐™› ๐™Ž๐™ค๐™ช๐™ฉ๐™ ๐˜ฝ๐™š๐™–๐™˜๐™ ๐™–๐™ฃ๐™™ ๐™š๐™ญ๐™ฅ๐™š๐™ง๐™ž๐™š๐™ฃ๐™˜๐™ž๐™ฃ๐™œ ๐™ฉ๐™๐™ž๐™ฃ๐™œ๐™จ ๐™ก๐™ž๐™ ๐™š ๐™–๐™ง๐™ฉ ๐™š๐™ญ๐™๐™ž๐™—๐™ž๐™ฉ๐™จ, ๐™ก๐™ž๐™ซ๐™š ๐™ข๐™ช๐™จ๐™ž๐™˜ ๐™–๐™ฃ๐™™ ๐™™๐™ž๐™ฃ๐™ž๐™ฃ๐™œ at local-favorite restaurants and staying in hotels and Airbnbs on the mainland. High-profile, stylish events like Art Basel and notable achievements like Florida’s debut in the Michelin Guide of best restaurants have also turned the Miami area into a compelling luxury destination." http://www.miamiherald.com/news/business/tourism-cruises/article263427663.html

Scenes from this week’s Miam MBF New Member Reception, generously hosted by our friends at Lofty Brickell! Thanks to all new, future, and board members who attended. Apply for membership here on our web site!

From the Miami Master Brokers Forum 2019 Holiday Celebration at The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Miami Beach, we asked members "๐™’๐™๐™–๐™ฉ'๐™จ ๐™ฉ๐™๐™š ๐˜ฝ๐™š๐™จ๐™ฉ ๐™๐™๐™ž๐™ฃ๐™œ ๐˜ผ๐™—๐™ค๐™ช๐™ฉ ๐˜ฝ๐™š๐™ž๐™ฃ๐™œ ๐™– ๐™ˆ๐™–๐™จ๐™ฉ๐™š๐™ง ๐˜ฝ๐™ง๐™ค๐™ ๐™š๐™ง?" http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lunVZBOCzVI

๐Ÿ‘€ WE SEE YOU, Liz Hogan This Master Brokers Forum member has this beautiful Coconut Grove listing. http://www.mansionglobal.com/articles/actor-christian-slater-unloading-his-miami-home-for-nearly-4-million-01657226702?mod=top_markets_miami

This Master Brokers Forum member sold last week's most expensive Miami condo; a $14.4 million Porsche Design Tower residence. (Article link below.) Congratulations! http://therealdeal.com/miami/2022/07/06/porsche-design-tower-closing-tops-miami-dades-weekly-condo-sales/

"Miami's hotel market has proven to be uniquely profitable during the pandemic. An STR report released earlier this year indicates that Miami led the top global markets in hotel profit recovery for 2021, with the city's gross operating profit per available room surpassing 2019 levels by 14 percentage points." http://www.travelweekly.com/Travel-News/Hotel-News/Miami-Beach-luxury-hotel-boom

"...developers are moving full steam ahead on sourcing the dirt they need to meet the demand. This demand has never been more well-heeled and at the same time is robustly domestic in nature, not tied to the ebbs and flows of foreign market instability." https://www.bilzin.com/we-think-big/insights/publications/2022/07/citadels-move-to-miami?utm_source=Mondaq&utm_medium=syndication&utm_campaign=LinkedIn-integration

"The movement of finance firms to Florida will 'massively' accelerate following the announcement that Citadel is relocating here, a hedge fund manager is predicting." https://www.thenextmiami.com/florida-will-overtake-new-york-as-the-epicenter-of-finance-hedge-fund-manager-says/

MASTER BROKER LISTING: Check out this spectacular $25M Mediterranean waterfront home in Coconut Grove, presented by Master Brokers Forum member Roberta Ingletto. (In partnership with Profile miami.) http://profilemiamire.com/miamirealestate/2022/6/29/master-brokers-forum-listing-step-inside-this-25-million-coconut-grove-waterfront-mediterranean-estate

Article link: http://www.nytimes.com/2022/06/28/nyregion/wealthy-pandemic-nyc.html

๐Ÿ”ฅ ๐Ÿš€ ๐Ÿ’ฒ We explore the latest ASTRONOMICAL sales and listings figures in this month's edition of "South Florida By The Numbers"; a Master Brokers Forum partnership with The Real Deal. http://therealdeal.com/miami/2022/06/27/south-florida-by-the-numbers-local-mega-listings-and-sales/

MASTER BROKER INSIGHTS: From the recent Master Brokers Forum event hosted by Five Park, panelist Johann Zietsman (president/CEO of the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts) explains how Miami is "organically messy" in a good way, and never considers itself to be "done" - in sharp contrast to other U.S. cities. https://youtu.be/-A-voepaTIU

Many thanks to Montage Hotels & Resorts and Pendry Hotels & Resorts for generously hosting this week's Gold Coast Master Brokers Forum board meeting in their beautiful South Florida residential sales gallery!

MASTER BROKER LISTING: Master Brokers Forum member Barbara Karen Elmir presents this lovely and modern tropical oasis in Coconut Grove for $2.995M. (In partnership with Profile miami.) http://profilemiamire.com/miamirealestate/2022/6/22/master-brokers-forum-listing-check-out-this-coconut-grove-modern-tropical-oasis-asking-2995-million

"Because the best thing about living in Florida is that YOU GET TO LIVE IN FLORIDA. That’s why, between 2010 and 2020, a net 280,000 New Yorkers moved to Florida — the largest exchange between any two states in the union." (Article link below.) http://nypost.com/2022/06/18/new-yorkers-cant-stand-florida-being-the-new-nexus-of-us/

MASTER BROKER INSIGHTS: From the recent Master Brokers Forum event hosted by Five Park, panelist Rodney Barreto explains the origins and impact of the "Miami" brand. https://youtu.be/sS1n7znQRYA

"...changing lifestyles...have contributed to ๐˜ผ ๐˜ฝ๐™‡๐˜ผ๐™•๐™„๐™‰๐™‚ ๐™ƒ๐™Š๐™๐™Ž๐™„๐™‰๐™‚ ๐™Ž๐™€๐˜พ๐™๐™Š๐™ ๐™„๐™‰ ๐™ˆ๐™„๐˜ผ๐™ˆ๐™„-๐˜ฟ๐˜ผ๐˜ฟ๐™€ ๐˜พ๐™Š๐™๐™‰๐™๐™”, ๐™–๐™จ ๐™ฉ๐™๐™ค๐™ช๐™จ๐™–๐™ฃ๐™™๐™จ ๐™ค๐™› ๐™ฅ๐™š๐™ค๐™ฅ๐™ก๐™š ๐™›๐™ง๐™ค๐™ข ๐™ค๐™ฉ๐™๐™š๐™ง ๐™ฅ๐™–๐™ง๐™ฉ๐™จ ๐™ค๐™› ๐™ฉ๐™๐™š ๐™˜๐™ค๐™ช๐™ฃ๐™ฉ๐™ง๐™ฎ ๐™๐™–๐™ซ๐™š ๐™ง๐™š๐™ก๐™ค๐™˜๐™–๐™ฉ๐™š๐™™ ๐™๐™š๐™ง๐™š ๐™ฉ๐™๐™š ๐™ฅ๐™–๐™จ๐™ฉ ๐™˜๐™ค๐™ช๐™ฅ๐™ก๐™š ๐™ฎ๐™š๐™–๐™ง๐™จ." http://www.miamiherald.com/news/business/article262594857.html

HUGE thanks to Compass Florida and The Abella Group at Compass for hosting yesterday's busy Miami Master Brokers Forum board meeting!

One Brickell City Centre will be an “approximately 1,000 foot supertower” that will become the tallest commercial tower in Florida, according to a statement by the developers. http://www.thenextmiami.com/revealed-one-brickell-city-centre-supertall-redesigned-construction-in-2023/

“We reached a tipping point where Miami is viewed differently...This new base of companies of employers and employees having moved to South Florida show that this is sustainable. ๐™๐™๐™ž๐™จ ๐™ž๐™จ ๐™– ๐™ฃ๐™š๐™ฌ ๐™›๐™ค๐™ช๐™ฃ๐™™๐™–๐™ฉ๐™ž๐™ค๐™ฃ ๐™›๐™ค๐™ง ๐™ค๐™ช๐™ง ๐™š๐™˜๐™ค๐™ฃ๐™ค๐™ข๐™ž๐™˜ ๐™š๐™ฃ๐™œ๐™ž๐™ฃ๐™š ๐™ž๐™ฃ ๐™Ž๐™ค๐™ช๐™ฉ๐™ ๐™๐™ก๐™ค๐™ง๐™ž๐™™๐™–.” http://www.miamiherald.com/news/business/real-estate-news/article262198997.html

This $4.6M Master Brokers Forum "member to member" transaction was one of Miami's top ten condo sales last week, with Anna representing the seller and Ana Teresa representing the buyer. (Article link below.) Congratulations!! http://therealdeal.com/miami/2022/06/14/eighty-seven-park-closing-tops-miami-dades-weekly-condo-sales/

WATCH: Video highlights from this month's fabulous Gold Coast Master Brokers Forum reception and panel discussion, generously hosted by The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Pompano Beach! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ofcwqlojivc

๐Ÿ”ฅ"๐™„๐™ฃ ๐™ˆ๐™ž๐™–๐™ข๐™ž-๐˜ฟ๐™–๐™™๐™š, ๐™ฅ๐™ง๐™ค๐™ฅ๐™š๐™ง๐™ฉ๐™ฎ ๐™ซ๐™–๐™ก๐™ช๐™š๐™จ ๐™ž๐™ฃ๐™˜๐™ง๐™š๐™–๐™จ๐™š๐™™ ๐™–๐™ฉ ๐™–๐™ฃ ๐™ค๐™ซ๐™š๐™ง๐™–๐™ก๐™ก ๐™–๐™ฃ๐™ฃ๐™ช๐™–๐™ก ๐™ง๐™–๐™ฉ๐™š ๐™ฃ๐™ค๐™ฉ ๐™จ๐™š๐™š๐™ฃ ๐™ž๐™ฃ ๐™›๐™ž๐™›๐™ฉ๐™š๐™š๐™ฃ ๐™ฎ๐™š๐™–๐™ง๐™จ. Countywide, the taxable value of properties rose by $34 billion to a total of $372 billion, or a whopping 10.2% jump, between 2020 and 2021." https://www.miamiherald.com/news/business/real-estate-news/article262020567.html

Scenes from last night's spectacular Gold Coast Master Brokers Forum reception and panel discussion, generously hosted by The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Pompano Beach!

We explore the amazing redevelopment transformation of Pompano Beach in this edition of “South Florida By The Numbers"; a Master Brokers Forum partnership with The Real Deal. https://therealdeal.com/miami/2022/06/01/south-florida-by-the-numbers-pompano-beachs-moment-in-the-sun/

"In total, 16,899,327 passengers arrived or departed MIA between January and April of 2022. MIA’s passenger count was 92% higher than the same period in 2021, when there were 8,799,594 passengers." https://www.thenextmiami.com/miami-international-airport-passenger-count-up-92-in-first-months-of-2022/

Featuring insight from Master Brokers Forum board member Andres Asion: “I think overall it’s security and safety for future buyers that the building they’re buying into is a sound investment. That lifts the surprise element. But I think there will be a lot of turnover of owners.” https://www.miamiherald.com/news/business/real-estate-news/article261791592.html

WATCH: Highlights from last week's remarkable Master Brokers Forum event and discussion on "Miami's Extraordinary Experiences", generously hosted by Five Park Miami Beach! https://youtu.be/oTudApZF_TM

MEMBERS ONLY: An important conversation on the exciting developments in Pompano Beach, generously hosted by The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Pompano Beach. All active Master Brokers Forum members have been emailed this invitation, please check your inbox for RSVP instructions.

Scenes from this week's amazing Miami Master Brokers Forum event and panel discussion on "Miami's Extraordinary Experiences", generously hosted by Five Park Miami Beach!

๐Ÿ”ฅ LET'S GO HEAT! ๐Ÿ”ฅ (and go Master Brokers Forum member Bill Hernandez for representing the buyer in this sale.) https://therealdeal.com/miami/2022/05/23/miami-heats-pat-riley-scores-a-23m-surf-club-four-seasons-condo-sale/

"Miami-Dade County recorded the seventh highest number of home sales ever and the second most sales recorded in any April on record last month..." http://www.mansionglobal.com/articles/south-florida-housing-market-saw-soaring-demand-and-low-inventory-in-april-01653077934?mod=top_markets_miami

CAN YOU HEAR ME NOW?: "The company says the surge in Florida users is different than the the seasonal increases that Florida has seen in the past, and appears to be permanent." http://www.thenextmiami.com/verizon-network-usage-in-miami-up-364-customers-flocking-to-the-area/

"From über-luxury car manufacturers like Porsche, Bentley and Aston Martin, to fashion houses like Missoni, Fendi, Diesel and Armani, decor designers like French crystal producer Baccarat, Italian furniture company B&B Italia and even darling restaurant companies Major Food Group and Cipriani — residential buildings by businesses known for everything but real estate are taking over Miami." https://nypost.com/2022/05/19/from-bentley-to-cipriani-brand-name-residences-rule-miami/

This Master Brokers Forum member represented both sides in last week's top 10 Miami condo sale with the fewest days on the market; a Fisher Island residence that sold in just six days. (Article link below.) Congratulations! https://therealdeal.com/miami/2022/05/18/closing-at-rise-tops-miami-dades-weekly-condo-sales/

Scenes from the Miami Master Brokers Forum 2003 Holiday Celebration hosted by Fisher Island.

"Miami-Dade tied with Palm Beach County for having the second-highest index score in the nation, with 76 points each. Broward County tied with Fort Myers; Savannah, Georgia; and Austin, Texas, for third place. NAR gave each area 72 points." (Article link below.) https://www.bizjournals.com/southflorida/news/2022/05/13/nar-south-florida-commercial-market.html

FLASHBACK FRIDAY: Miami icon Don Johnson offers a special video message to the Master Brokers Forum! (From our 2020 Virtual Holiday Celebration.) http://youtube.com/shorts/RwBl_pDrpgE?feature=share

WATCH: The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Pompano Beach will mark the most expensive development in a South Florida city being transformed by luxury projects - AND will host the Gold Coast Master Brokers Forum's next event! (Members can check their email for details.) http://www.nbcmiami.com/news/local/luxury-real-estate-on-the-rise-in-south-florida/2752090/

These Master Brokers Forum members represented buyers and sellers in last week's top ten most expensive Miami condominium sales. (Article link below.) Congratulations! http://therealdeal.com/miami/2022/05/10/faena-house-closing-tops-miami-dades-weekly-condo-sales/

“Everybody in real estate, both developers and brokers, were all there having conversations and drinks revolving around cars and real estate...from a networking perspective, it was amazing.” http://therealdeal.com/miami/2022/05/09/brokers-developers-rally-to-capture-formula-1-buyers-during-first-miami-grand-prix/?utm_source=internal&utm_medium=widget&utm_campaign=feature_posts

"Miami can also point to major successes in hosting Super Bowls, Barcelona-Real Madrid, and college football national championships, along with the Miami Open." http://www.thenextmiami.com/miami-now-wants-to-host-the-world-cup-final-in-2026-after-f1-success/

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