Design & Real Estate

Economic Renaissance

The Great Recession has faded quickly into the background and the construction cranes are back. It seems it was only yesterday the real estate market bubble burst.

Billionaire Buys

Every man’s home is his castle, but if you had all the money in the world what would you buy? Well, we’ve found a few billionaires who didn’t flinch when it came time to investing a big chunk of their respective fortunes on home sweet home.

Door Chic

Sliding doors have come a long way from the flat-fronted wood closet doors still found in many houses today. Sliding Doors by California Closets has turned this once utilitarian piece into art.

Fendi Living

A new haute style has arrived in South Florida and it comes in the form of Fendi Château Residences right on the ocean just steps from Bal Harbour Shops.

Habitat Rising

A strong team, unique projects and an innovative approach has helped Habitat Group fulfill its goal of providing exceptional real estate management services that seek to provide solid returns and a positive investment experience for their clients, resulting in satisfied customers confident that their objectives will be fulfilled.

Hidden Gem

This spectacular estate on Costanera Road in coveted Cocoplum is at once private, cozy and ready to welcome you home.

Sky-High Dreams

When it comes to the evolution of The Magic City, The Related Group is at the forefront of what’s new, what’s next and what’s going to propel Miami to new heights.

Exquisite Living

A unique home combines superior interior design elements with luxury details, a spacious layout at unmatched ocean views at The Ocean Club in Key Biscayne.

Brazilian Influence

Whether the project is new construction or the re-imagining of a classic such as South Beach’s iconic The Shore Club, the Brazilian influence is being seen in Miami real estate — inside and out.

Exclusive Living

Privacy is a standout amenity at the Villas at Oceana Key Biscayne. These modern, spacious, light-filled, two-story residences are an oasis within an oasis on private manicured landscaped lots with heated pools.

Charming Chair

The Liv Collection by El Dorado Furniture is about “style on the edge” — and this motto is supremely summed up in the Debora 24” Accent Chair. At first glance at this world-class contemporary piece, one notices its minimalist good looks.

Live & Play

Family friendliness is the latest “ultimate amenity” at Miami’s new luxury residential developments. In addition to larger condos to accommodate families, developers are creating dedicated children’s playrooms and programming.


This luxurious condo in The Ocean Club in Key Biscayne is a hi-rise living dream, complete with breathtaking ocean views and plenty of space to live, play and sprawl out and relax in paradise.

Seaside Oasis

Experience the ultimate level of luxury and perfection in this unique, sophisticated and brand new beachfront estate on coveted Harbor Drive in Key Biscayne, featuring 100 feet of sugar-white private beach, exquisite finishes and views of Biscayne Bay and the Miami skyline.

Fantastic Living

Saying that Oceana Key Biscayne has unrivaled amenities isn’t an overstatement. The list starts with its prime location on the last available piece of paradise on Key Biscayne and 500 feet of private beach.

Amazing Evolution

The latest addition to the continuing renaissance that is Miami’s Midtown District is Hyde Midtown Suites & Residences. This unique development will offer a genuine immersive guest experience as it becomes the neighborhood’s premier luxury hotel-condominium.


Offering the best views in Key Biscayne, this spacious penthouse at 785 Crandon Blvd. in Key Biscayne features a bird’s eye view of the ocean, bay, sunsets and the sparkling Magic City lights in the evening.

Celebrity’s Choice

Alex “A-Rod” Rodriquez scores on the ball field and at Gran Paraiso, where he became the latest celebrity buyer, acquiring a 3,200-sq.-ft. penthouse with expansive 12-ft. ceilings and breathtaking views on the 53rd Level.

Island Oasis

This breathtaking waterfront estate situated on exlusive Harbor Drive in Key Biscayne features 1.5 acres of sprawling gardens, wide-open spaces, alluring interiors and winding water enclaves throughout.

Insider Talk

Real estate moguls often have personalities as large as the projects they invest in and the developments they produce. The following are their thought-provoking, insightful and occasionally humorous outspoken words.

French Touch

Elegance resides on this oversized corner lot located on a secluded street mere seconds from Harbor Drive. This immaculate white residence features a manicured garden with topiaries reminiscence of magnificent Marie Antoinette a la Versailles.

Amazing Amenities

Location is still key when it comes to buying residential real estate, but outstanding building amenities are fast becoming an equally essential consideration for affluent buyers. Oceana Key Biscayne has both.

Smart Renovations

We all want to believe we’ll get back every penny we put into our homes in upgrades so we don’t have to rationalize the cost. Luckily, the Remodeling Impact Report provides a more realistic perspective.

Endless Options

Porcelain tiles, natural stone, mosaics, granite, marble, porcelain, quartz, limestone and onyx slabs are the favorite choices of designers, architects, homebuilders and homeowners. Iberia Tiles knows this and is ready with an extensive, high-quality selection for every taste.

Phenomenal Interiors

Interiors By Steven G. started in the den of his home 33 years ago. In the ensuing decades, it has evolved into an impressive organization of 70 strong, with a 100,000-sq.-ft. main headquarters in Pompano Beach and a luxury boutique showroom in Sunny Isles…and the firm is still growing.

Modern Paradise

This exquisite new high-end contemporary home in the heart of Key Biscayne on Glenridge Road was designed by Praxis Studio and features superior custom-designed spaces inside and out.

Haute House

The top hotels once took their cues from wealthy homes. Today, upscale homes take design ideas from lavish tourist destinations, often featuring the same beautiful yet durable materials, such as Rosa Gres tiles.

Conversation Pieces

For over 30 years, Art Of Old India has showcased some of the world’s most exotic imports including roofs of old temples that are now beautiful pieces of wall art and hand-carved polychrome animals on wood that adorn forts and palaces.

Admiring Auberge

Stay home or go out? That’ll be a tough decision at Auberge Miami. The 60-story Arquitectonica-designed tower will feature a slew of impressive on-site amenities at a prime Downtown Miami location.

Superior Living

When it comes to residential real estate in paradise, it doesn’t get any better than this sophisticated condo at Ocean Club’s Lake Villa One in Key Biscayne.

Maximizing Midtown

Visionary developers Jorge Perez and Gil Dezer, groundbreaking hotelier Sam Nazarin and design genius David Rockwell recently joined forces to create a unique development that has “everything you need, nothing you don’t.” The result is Hyde Midtown.

Maturing Miami

Ever wonder exactly what all the construction cranes dotting the sky across the water in Downtown mean to the overall South Florida economy and our property values? Read on to find out.

Sky-high dreams

A spacious condo in The Ocean Club’s coveted Lake Tower is sure to welcome you home day in and day out with a breathtaking view and world-class amenities.

Future Illuminated

When the decision comes to buying or selling real estate, there’s always the question: furnished or un-furnished?

Fairytale Listings

While it’s important to show a house that’s clean, bright and uncluttered, taking the next step to properly stage a home for sale will get it in and out of the market faster at a higher price.

Floor forté

Aged wine and spirits barrels contain some of the most beautiful and highly prized woods. Unfortunately, the curved nature of the planks used to mean that beauty could never be used on floors and walls. Until now.

Luxury Living

The Ocean Club’s Club Tower Two Unit 901 is one of the most coveted addresess on Key Biscayne, and now it can be yours to call home.

New Ideas

Picking patterns, choosing furniture and spotting cutting-edge design styles that suit you can easily become overwhelming. Luckily, El Dorado Furniture simplifies the process by showcasing the latest trends all year round.


In Attendance

From charity galas to business networkers and outdoor activities galore, Key Biscayners were out in full force in and around the island.

Best Friends

Friends of Miami Animals Foundation (FoMa) focuses on the root causes of pet homelessness — financial instability, spay & neuter, adoption and foster campaigns — all in the hopes of helping pets find families and get out of shelters.