Luis Ruiz and Oscar Mena Realtors

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Development Booms on Biscayne Boulevard

The Related Group’s Baltus House is one of the first of its kind in the area, and ushers in another new era for the neighborhood.<p>The revival of …

Faena House: Miami Beachside Penthouse With Layers of Luxury

• 1 |<p>2 |<p>3 |<p>4 |<p>5 |<p>The unobstructed panorama is achieved by inward sloping glass balcony surrounds, which give the exterior of the building its …

Related completes $104M Brickell acquisition

Rivergate Plaza<p>The Related Group’s $104 million purchase of a waterfront Brickell Avenue site has officially closed, <i>The Real Deal</i> has learned.<p>Related …

Tall, Thin Tower Proposed For 'Big Fish' On Miami River

Big Fish<p>An extremely tall and incredibly narrow condo designed by architect <b>Luis Revuelta</b> has been proposed for a sliver of land on the Miami River known as the Big Fish after the seafood restaurant that was once there. Although the project is called The Edge On Brickell, if the tower, which is …

Brickell City Centre Skyscraper Will Have An 80th-Floor Lounge

Hong Kong-based developer Swire Properties is planning a 79th-story restaurant and 80th-story lounge to top off <b>One Brickell CityCentre</b> tower, the centerpiece of the massive mixed-use development. Pending FAA approval, the high-rise residence, hotel, office space and shopping mall will climb 1,100 …

One in 5 home sales $1 million & up

Advertisement<p>Written by Samantha Joseph on December 31, 2013<p>Million-dollar homes are selling faster than ever.<p>So fast, in fact, that 156 sell per …

Miami's Temples of Interior Design

The Agadir sectional sofa, Columbus coffee table, and Rhea chandelier at Fendi Casa.<p><b>Artefacto</b><br>Owner Paulo Bacchi says his furniture brand encompasses …

4 Luxe Waterfront Homes

After taking a peek at these luxurious properties, summer getaways may turn into permanent mailing addresses. For those looking for some extra space …

Eating House Team Opens Drinking Room Pop-Up at Hotel Astor

Giorgio Rapicavoli's new pop-up cocktail and tapas bar, Drinking Room, holds court in Hotel Astor.<p>Drinking Room aims to be as simple as its name—just …

Genting Will Not Open A Casino In The Omni For A Decade

The Greater Miami Chamber Of Commerce has announced that they have signed a contract to stay at the former Omni International Mall for ten years because - brace yourself Miami - they have been informed by Genting that the megaresort developer <b>will not be building a casino within the Omni's</b> …

Related Finally Reveals Unika Redux, Baltus House

Baltus House<p>A long ass time ago (okay, eight months) Curbed Miami got a tip that the Related Group had picked up the old Unika condo tower site for little more than a song, complete with approvals and entitlements for the tower formerly known as Unika. All that we knew at the time was that Related …

Home - Architecture Lab

Latest<p>February 20, 2018<p>If you want the best education, choose Europe. It is a hub of the best institutes, schools, and universities that can ensure …

A New Pizzeria Hits the Gables; Local 2 Ways at The Fed

<b>MIAMI –</b> <b>Brooklyn Brewery</b> is making another Miami round, this time at <b>The Federal</b>. Mark your calendars for December 11 when they'll be hosting "Local 2 Ways," "a multicourse beer dinner interpreted two ways by two chefs" with Cesar Zapata and Aniece Meinhold. Menu items include scallop crudo, glazed …

Christian Slater's home

Actor <b>Christian Slater</b> has purchased a gorgeous $2.2 million pad in Miami’s posh Coconut Grove neighborhood, according to Coldwell Banker sales …

Coconut Grove Playhouse

A strategy to salvage the historic but long-closed <b>Coconut Grove Playhouse</b>, devised jointly by Miami-Dade County and Florida International University, …

Miami's "Most Expensive Non-Waterfront" Listing Comes Complete with Gold Marble Bathtub

roxbury lane cropped<p>A manse with a hand-painted Trompe l'oiel, stained-glass windows and more than a half-acre of land on La Gorce Island has hit the market for <b>$7.9 million</b>, according to listing agents Danny Hertzberg, his mom Jill Hertzberg and Jill Eber, all of Coldwell Banker. The six-bedroom …

Three Cents Worth: Less Negotiability = More Price Pressure

<i>[This week, real estate appraiser, Curbed graph guru, blogger, and podcaster Jonathan Miller puts in another installation of his Three Cents Worth column, with his unique perspective on Miami's strange real estate market]</i><p>[Charts via Miller Samuel]<p>Although we released our Miami market report a few …

Movie Palaces Of The 1940s: The Miami Theatre On Flagler St.

<i>Marvin Aguilar explores the history of the 777 International Mall, originally the Wometco-owned Miami Theatre.</i><p>S. Charles Lee's Miami Theatre<p>Miami Theatre, 1946-47. Photo Courtesy: S. Charles Lee Collection, UCLA Library Special Collections Department.<p>The old 777 International Mall. Photo Courtesy: …

NINE's Huge Amenity Deck; Most Expensive Non-Waterfront?

<b>BRICKELL—</b>Making up for that last and seriously bland rendering of its pool area, <b>NINE at Mary Brickell Village</b> has released a new rendering, showing the building's huge amenity deck, a 'one acre park' with a 'furnished resort style pool deck', cabanas, chaise lounges, little grassy areas, and lots …

All Aboard Florida's Ft. Laud. Station Will Be In Flagler Village

All Aboard Florida is planning to announce on November 22nd that their <b>Fort Lauderdale train station will be just north of Broward Boulevard</b>, in Flagler Village. The Las Olas Riverfront site is out. It will likely <b>span the tracks from the empty Florida Power & Light lot</b> on the west side of the …

And Now, The Three Most Expensive Rentals In South Florida

10 Palm Avenue<p>Now on<p>Lifestyle Of The Rich And FamousCurbed, we give you the three most expensive rental listings in South Florida at the moment. Coming in at number 1, is 10 Palm Avenue on Miami Beach, at a whopping <b>$149,000 a month</b>. This palatial 11,000 square foot Mediterranean Revival stunner has …

Brickell CityCentre Wants To Invade & Conquer Brickell Ave.

Holy Crap. Rumors and speculation that the megaproject that is Brickell CityCentre would snap up the former site of the old Miami Today red brick manor house (now demolished), thereby connecting it with Brickell Avenue, have been vastly under-exagerated according to the Daily Business Review. It …

A Deeper Look At Rem Koolhaas's Convention Center Plans

South Beach ACE Public Forum 03 (March 27, 2013) from OMA on Vimeo.<p>Following up on our latest look at the two competing <b>Miami Beach Convention Center</b> proposals, the team of <b>South Beach-ACE</b>, who's designers consist of starchitect Rem Koolhaas and his Office for Metropolitan Architecture as well as …

Dozens Of Developers Frantically Throw Money At 700 Brickell

There are now about two dozen bidders for the former site of Miami Today's brick manor house office building, according to brokers for the property who spoke to the Daily Business Review. After big-daddy developer Swire Properties' public statement that they would compete aggressively for the 700 …

Miami Leads Trend Of Super-High-Rise Luxury Housing

Living in super-high condo towers, by now is hallmark of Miami life for many moneyed Miamians, is apparently the next big thing in luxury living nationally. New York's got One57 and 432 Park under construction, and Chicago has the Trump International with its penthouse up for grabs. In Miami's …

Miami's Downtown Train Station Breaking Ground This Year

The Prez and Chief Development Officer of <i>All Aboard Florida</i>, Michael Reininger told Miami Today that "We hope to break ground probably late this year" on the Florida East Coast Railway's new downtown Miami passenger station. The station will be on almost ten acres of surface parking lots currently …

Lippi to Open at Brickell World Plaza

After chef <b>Philippe Ruiz</b> left the Biltmore's popular <b>Palme d'Or</b>, word got out that he'd be opening a new restaurant at the Brickell World Plaza, called Restaurant Du Cap. Miami.com reported back in April 2012 that the spot would be "an entirely unique up-tempo French restaurant", that would make its …

The b2 Hotel Joins Downtown Miami's Bonanza Of Lights

b2 Hotel Downtown Miami At Night<p>[Photos by Michael Wayne Cole]<p>While driving around Downtown late at night looking for our... well, nobody... Curbed Miami spotted <b>the oh so colorrific facade of the new b2 Hotel Downtown Miami</b> (which we previewed here) in its full rainbow glory. We were a bit, well, …