What a difference a year makes. Miami’s fledgling condo comeback of early 2012 has evolved into a full-blown stampede, with developers racing to acquire developable sites and launch new projects and international buyers snapping up units ‘sight unseen.’
The competition for the right to redevelop the Miami Beach Convention Center and the surrounding land in partnership with the City of Miami Beach is rounding the home stretch. The two teams revealed detailed plans for their visions this week and one of the teams, South Beach ACE, is proposing a cultural and civic campus in the heart of South Beach.
In case you're in the hunt for some wisdom on all things marketing, public relations, and life in general (or if you're just in the mood for a bagel), then come on out for Trow Knows CEOs featuring none other than our own Tadd Schwartz on March 1 in Coral Gables. We have no idea what to expect, but we certainly won't be bored. See you there.
This week’s Start-Up City: Miami conference, hosted by Atlantic Cities and the Knight Foundation and held at New World Center on Miami Beach, drew hundreds of South Florida's brightest thinkers. They came to share ideas about how to kindle Miami’s startup culture and listen to entrepreneurial luminaries recount their own experiences. Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh, Zipcar founder Robin Chase and AOL patriarch Steve Case were among those who took part.
Don't look now, but the rise of Miami's next up and coming neighborhood may be underway in the most unlikely of places. The city's Health District, located just northwest of Downtown and southwest of Wynwood, smack dab between MIA and South Beach is heating up.
Growth is in the air at Schwartz Media Strategies once again, as we welcome two new additions to our family. Yanet Obarrio-Sanchez embarks on her second stint with us, this time as Vice President, while Julia Bennett joins our ranks as an Account Executive.
This week's news that the AIA is relocating to the historic post office building in Downtown Miami serves as a good reminder that the Magic City is only about 116 years old. The "historic" label carries a much different meaning in these parts. Still, we may be guilty of not having preserved enough of our architectural gems.
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