South Florida real estate news has been abuzz this last year with an innovative new developer making a big name for itself. But don’t worry, these aren’t untried-and-untrue johnny-come-latelies who don’t know a mezzanine from a mullion. With an accumulated 35 years of experience and more than $400 million of real estate currently under development or slated for commencement, ROVR Development masterminds Oscar Rodriguez and Ricardo Vadia are making a palpable mark on the city they love. Creators of the much-anticipated The Fairchild Coconut Grove, the duo first met while working for The Related Group. During that time, they delivered almost 6,000 luxury condominiums, rental and affordable housing units, with a development value of more than $1 billion. Other upcoming projects for the team include a luxury condominium tower at East Edgewater and a 402-unit luxury rental development on Biscayne Boulevard; TheFairchildGrove.com.
The Key Biscayne Chamber of Commerce held their annual installation dinner at Boater’s Grill.
One of the most influential and internationally attended boat shows on the planet, the world-famous Miami International Boat Show brings thousands of boats and yachts to its devoted sunblock-slathered fans from Feb. 13-17. From “giga”yachts to baby boat shoes, MIBS has it all.