Fernando de Nuñez y Lugones Joins ONE Sir


ONE Sotheby’s is thrilled to welcome Fernando de Nuñez y Lugones to the ONE Sir team. Following a 14-year career as one of Fortune International Group’s key executives, de Nuñez y Lugones will now take on his new role as executive vice president of the ONE Sotheby’s luxury condo development division. As such, he will be in charge of many of ONE Sotheby’s exclusive listings, including Brickell City Centre and One Thousand Museum designed by starchitect Zaha Hadid.


De Nunez y Lugones told The Real Deal that he wanted to be a part of ONE Sotheby’s growth in the market, and that he has three main objectives he is focusing on: streamlining ONE Sotheby’s, increasing the speed of sales, and solidifying the firm’s presence abroad.


ONE Sotheby’s Celebrates Grand Opening of Bossa Nova SIR


The ONE Sotheby’s International Realty Exclusive Developments team recently visited São Paulo, Brazil to celebrate the Grand Opening of affiliate office, Bossa Nova Sotheby’s International Realty. Philip White, president and chief executive officer of Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC believes “São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro are exciting markets that encompass extraordinary properties in a broadly diverse destination, and they provide a highly influential source of avid real estate buyers.” Sotheby’s International Realty now has over 16,500 sales associates throughout 760 offices spanning 60 countries across the globe.


Top Brokers and clientele were in attendance, along with Katia Mindlin, President of Sotheby’s Auction House for Brazil. Guests enjoyed cocktails and a special performance by singer Sabrina Parlatore. The Grand Opening event was an exciting way to celebrate the occasion as well as a great opportunity for everyone to network.



Brickell City Centre Celebrates Topping Off of Reach


It has been an eventful time for Brickell City Centre as the project’s second residential tower, Reach, nears completion. Recently topped off, Reach is on schedule to be completed by the end of this year. The 43-story building will contain 383 luxury condominium units, all of which will be delivered fully finished and furniture ready. Reach offers units ranging from one to three bedroom residences, four bedroom suites with service quarters, and penthouses with three to five bedrooms. Residents of Reach will enjoy top-of-the-line amenities including heated pools, a library, technologically advanced fitness center, exclusive spa, business center, concierge, and valet services.

The ONE Sotheby’s International Realty Sales Team is currently in Hong Kong presenting the $1.05 billion, 5.4 million square foot project to Chinese brokers and buyers.


For more information on Brickell City Centre, contact the ONE Sotheby’s Sales Team or visit our website at www.onesothebysrealty.com.

Sotheby’s to Collaborate with Drake


Sotheby’s will be working together with the immensely popular rapper Drake for an upcoming exhibition showcasing contemporary works by black American artists. As one of today’s “foremost cultural tastemakers,” much of Drake’s work is inspired by visual art. Sotheby’s chose Drake to select music that will accompany about 20 works during preview. Visitors of the exhibition will have the chance to experience Drake’s picks at listening stations throughout the Sotheby’s gallery. The works, by artists like Rashid Johnson, Nick Cave, and Jean-Michel Basquiat, will be on sale at the auction house’s New York headquarters from April 28th to June 12th.


Read more about Sotheby’s partnership with Drake in The New York Times here.


Miami Becomes More Important to Ultra-Wealthy in 2015


An article recently published on www.thenextmiami.com displays the top 40 most important cities to ultra-high-net-worth individuals in 2015. The list, compiled using data from the Knight-Frank Global Cities survey, shows Miami in sixth place, an improvement from last year’s seventh place ranking. New York is the only place in the western hemisphere that holds a higher ranking.

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Miami’s sixth place spot is attributed to ‘huge waves’ of Latin American assets flowing into Miami for both condos and commercial investments. Another attributing factor seems to be ultra-high-net-worth Chinese investors steadily gaining interest in Miami. It is also predicted that private investors from Hong Kong will follow developer Swire into Miami.

To see the top 40 most important cities to the wealthy via The Next Miami, click here.

2015 TRENDS Market Report from ONE Sotheby’s International Realty


ONE Sotheby’s International Realty is proud to announce the launch of the 2015 TRENDS Market Report. Released annually with quarterly updates, the comprehensive analysis of real estate market activity in Miami-Dade & Broward keeps audiences up to date on luxury trends at the macro and micro level. This year, we raised the bar by partnering with IRR (Integra Realty Resources) – Miami \ Palm Beach, the premier real estate consulting firm in the nation. Together with some of our top agents, we examined what’s driving each individual market and how it impacts Miami-Dade and Broward counties as a whole.

The report concludes that both Broward and Miami-Dade are thriving. Many of our submarkets performed best during 2014 out of each of the five years analyzed (2010-2014). However, we’re not seeing the double-digit growth like we did a couple of years ago, which we interpret positively. Report data shows that the ever-evolving market is stabilizing while still improving year over year, and this high level summary is grounded in 50+ pages of detailed graphs and charts.

Created to provide actionable insight into key submarkets, we hope that you find the report useful and insightful as you explore one of the most dynamic housing markets in the United States today. Please reach out to a ONE Sotheby’s International Realty agent to provide property-specific advice, we stand ready to assist with further questions and comments!

Click to read the digital 2015 TRENDS Market Report

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Metropica: The Work of Masters


Combining luxury, technology, and amenities to completely reimagine a community perfectly suited for today’s modern lifestyle, Metropica represents a revolution in human modernism. Artfully designed, Metropica features spaces created by world-renowned firms, each with their own specialty.

With an expertise in mixed-use spaces, CI Design is responsible for the retail areas within Metropica. CI’s distinctive, high-functioning design solutions are intended to create synergy within the multidimensional life offered by Metropica

Residential architecture for the project is provided by Oppenheim Architecture + Design. With projects throughout 25 countries, Oppenheim has been awarded over 40 AIA Awards.

b00da48d-e8be-4586-ac64-deb2161c488eKnown for designing urban projects that benefit the surrounding community, the lush landscape within Metropica is created by EDSA. The urban design firm has been creating sustainable outdoor environments for more than 50 years in nearly 100 countries.

YOO Studio has designed the most distinguishing aspects of Metropica, the impeccable interiors. Recognized internationally, the lifestyle and design brand delivers inspired residences in collaboration with globally celebrated designers.

Metropica is a hub of the conscious collective, with a responsibility to the community outside of its residents. As such, the Metropica team recently participated in The WalkAbout Brain Injury event in Sunrise. Funds raised by the event go to the Brain Injury Association of Florida to continue programs and offer services in support of brain injury survivors. ONE Sotheby’s is proud to have Metropica representatives who make community involvement a top priority.



ONE Sotheby’s Celebrates Launch of Sales for 300 Collins


ONE Sotheby’s recently celebrated the official kickoff of sales for 300 Collins, a pre-construction loft project South of Fifth. An intimate cocktail event was held at Estiatorio Milos by Costas Spiliadis in Miami Beach to commemorate the occasion. The exclusive agents responsible for selling 300 Collins, Dina Goldentayer and Sladja Stantic of the DS Team were in attendance, and Dina started off the night with a special introduction. Designer of the project, Thomas Juul-Hansen was there to formally welcome guests who included President of ONE Sotheby’s International Realty Daniel de la Vega, developer Jason Halpern of JHM Development, PSB Capital’s Louis Buckworth, and top brokers and leaders in the industry.


With an energy and style all its own, 300 Collins will be a modern retreat in Miami Beach. Featuring materials like wood and stone, every area in this chic sanctuary is inspired by the serenity of the natural world. Resort-like amenities like the 75-foot private rooftop pool and hot tub, valet parking, and 24-hour security and personal service make life as seamless as possible. Consisting of 19 exclusive lofts, residents will have their choice of units with one to four bedrooms, with prices starting at $1.2 million.




Visit the 300 Collins website here to learn more.

For more information, contact the ONE Sotheby’s Sales Team or visit our webiste at www.onesothebysrealty.com.

The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Miami Beach Features Ultra-Luxe Amenities


ONE Sotheby’s International Realty is a proud representative of The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Miami Beach, 111 ultra-luxurious condominium units and 15 private stand alone villas designed by Piero Lissoni. Set for completion in 2016, The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Miami Beach is strategically positioned to be the only waterfront condominium property of its kind.

In order to fully embody a resort-like living experience, The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Miami Beach provides its discerning residents with ultra-luxe amenities. Among them, two 24-hour attended lobbies and 24-hour valet parking services, a cinema-style screening room, Art Room, and a game room. To create an environment that is both relaxing and convenient, The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Miami Beach will also have a Mediation Garden, fitness center, indoor and outdoor yoga studios, and a spa complete with steam room, sauna, and treatment suite. For days on the water, residents will have access to a private VanDutch day yacht and private boat dockages. At home, they will enjoy the half-acre rooftop pool deck overlooking Miami Beach, Downtown Miami, and Biscayne Bay. Sitting on seven acres of premium waterfront property, this luxurious project is the perfect single-family residential community in Miami Beach.



To learn more about the unique living experience offered by The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Miami Beach click here.

For more information contact the ONE Sotheby’s Sales Team or visit our website at www.onesothebysrealty.com.

RIVA Collects Teddy Bears for the Children’s Diagnostic & Treatment Center


ONE Sotheby’s new luxury riverfront residential project in Fort Lauderdale, RIVA, hosted a special ‘Have a Heart Teddy Bear Drive’ last month at a Valentine’s Day broker reception. The drive was a success as the RIVA sales team collected dozens of teddy bears to be donated to the kids at the Children’s Diagnostic & Treatment Center in Fort Lauderdale. The Teddy Bear Drive was featured in City and Shore Magazine and the Sun Sentinel. Read more details about it here.

Riva’s 15-story, 100-unit riverfront tower is set to be complete in 2016. Catering to water loving residents, they will enjoy RIVA’s private boat docks, a recreation dock, watersports club, River’s Edge Pool, and even exclusive resident-only boat service dubbed the RIVA Water Taxi. Panoramic terraces, private elevators, and unobstructed views of the downtown Fort Lauderdale skyline and ocean beaches add the finishing touches to this luxury condominium on the water.

RIVA’s waterfront sales gallery is located across from George English Park. For more information or to schedule an appointment contact (954)233-3288, or visit www.riva-condo.com

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