Separated from the mainland by Broad Causeway, the Town of Bay Harbour Islands is an exclusive community with close proximity to South Beach, the Bal Harbour Shops, Indian Creek Golf Course, and cultural landmarks like the Museum of Contemporary Arts. Within the city limits, residents have access to a K-8 school, free minibus, and town center with boutiques, fine dining, and the Romero Britto “Heart.” All of these components make Bay Harbour Islands a self-sustaining place to thrive personally and professionally. The small town touch is perfect for families who want to take advantage of unique offerings like free Storytime at the Park and Outdoor Movie series’. This explains the stats – 49% of residents are married and 21% of households have children.
Bay Harbour Islands
ONE | Sotheby’s International Realty has close ties with the community, representing the new development KAI with renowned Architectonica. The 7 floor boutique residence offers only 58 units with innovative architecture and design. The design philosophy was quality over quantity, demonstrated through the memorable interiors featuring marble floors, Jacuzzis, and breathtaking terraces. The fully equipped gym and 24 hour concierge services offer the luxury lifestyle expected by buyers who are interested in this community. From the views of the canal visible via each unit, to the refreshing pool deck, and European-style cabinetry; the building is a perfect fit in the Bay Harbour Islands.
The Trump Group is developing the Mansions at Acqualina in Sunny Isles, a project with a forecasted completion date in 2015. The exceptional feature of this tower is their penthouse which was given the moniker “Palazzo D’Oro” which means ‘palace of gold.’ The unit hit the market for $55 million, making significant noise in the end end real estate category of South Florida. The buzz around the building attracted a lot of upfront interest, within 2 month of sales launch 51% of the units were spoken for and $200 million in sales was generated.
Acqualina’s Mansion-in-the-Sky View
The penthouse apartment comes with an attention-grabbing list of features, including a pivoting entry wall, living room reflecting pool, a 100 foot long master, disappearing glass walls, a 25 foot waterfall, two outdoor kitchens, cantilevered glass bottomed swimming pool and jacuzzi, indoor/outdoor screening room, a glass ‘wine gallery’, private spa with hydrotherapy pools, circular glass elevator, grand staircase, 6 bedrooms, and staff quarters for 3. The Trump Group’s sale team is targeting end-users rather than investors, including buyers from Miami’s feeder markets of South America and Russia.
On the heels of Art Basel Miami Beach we present to you a curated selection of significant luxury listings that are ideal for an art collector of discerning taste. From spectacular living spaces to elegant walls for displaying art- these homes have the potential to become awe-inspiring galleries for private collections.
4060 Kiaora Street
This estate is one of a kind with magnificent glass, stone and wood features, two story fireplaces, cantilevered glass library, four pools, tropical specimen trees and landscaping and great price $3,999,000. To see more visit: 4060 Kiaora Street
6945 Granada Boulevard
This is an exceptional waterfront property on the Coral Gables Waterway. The home features seven bedrooms and 8.5 bathrooms on 1.3 acres with 163’ of water frontage Living room has wonderful wall space for art and other collections as well as a formal dining room and built-in bar, library and den with custom millwork. For more information visit: 6945 Granada Boulevard
19500 Turnberry Way Tower Suite AB
A renowned plastic surgeon spent five years meticulously accumulating phenomenal art and wondrous accessories then combined that with optimum quality custom furniture to create an incredible space. The result is awe inspiringly beautiful. This two-story penthouse has 10,163 square feet- 6900 square feet living area, 2430 square feet sky garden, 832 square feet spread over five balconies. Four Bedrooms, four full bathrooms, powder bath and multiple dining areas inside and out. Adjacent to Turnberry Country Club with golfing, tennis courts, pools and marina access available.
More expansion is expected around the end of this year, as Regalia Sunny Isles, the Arquitectonica designed tower is projected to reach completion toward the North end of their beaches. Developers Kevin Venger and Lou Montello envisioned a Dubai reminiscent tower with ripples that mirrors the ocean waves below. Their plot of land was set on 1 acre of oceanfront directly next to high end Golden Beach. The beachfront building’s 47 floors contain only 39 units, making each full floor residence complete with 360-degree views of the Atlantic Ocean and the Intracoastal Waterway.
The oceanfront Sunny Isles Regalia tower
The massive residences will consist of 5,515 sq ft of interior space with 4 bedrooms, 5.5 bathrooms, and 2,100 st ft wrap around terraces. The penthouse on the 43rd and 44th floors will include 9,515 sq ft with 3,500 sq ft of balconies. The building’s beach club, with pool deck looking over the ocean will add to the amenities along with a turkish style hamam, couples sauna, and state of the art gym. Building interiors include furnishings by Janus et Cie and site specific commissioned artwork by Chihuly. Read all about new developments in Broward on our website.
When the Burn Notice series wrapped its final season in Miami, the spy drama’s star Jeffrey Donovan decided to list his 3 bedroom luxury condo in South Beach. As the actor moves his family West, Donovan is trusting the sale of the Ana Capri building unit to ONE | Sotheby’s International Realty agent, Alexandra Rutten. In a Wall Street Journal spotlight on the exclusive celebrity listing, Rutten explained that Donovan was the first and only inhabitant of the property which he purchased directly from the developer in 2010. What attracted him to the space was the built-in privacy, containing its own dedicated entrance and garage as well as an elevator opening directly into the home.
Spectacular views at the Capri Building in South Beach
Broker Alexandra Rutten described the intimate nature of the apartment and the upgrades in the Private Properties section of the Wall Street Journal over the weekend. The actor wanted to reimagine the modern feel and replace it with a homey, New England style. His favorite element of the unit, the view of Biscayne Bay and the Miami skyline, was maintained as a key feature. The access to the bay is further facilitated by the boat slip available at the Capri’s private marina. This high profile waterfront listing nestled steps from Lincoln Road in the boutique bay-front development can be further reviewed on the ONE | Sotheby’s International Realty website.
Aiming to assemble the cream of the crop buyers into one building, Porsche Design Tower developer Gil Dezer worked in collaboration with Porsche Design to create a super luxury tower with unprecedented features that has the attention of Miami and international buyers. This building marks Porsche’s first foray into real estate. The $560 million dollar project from the car-racing enthusiast is located in Sunny Isles where Dezer & Dezer Development owns much of the beachfront property, including the Trump Towers. His current project was financed by Wells Fargo who felt that his performance during the downtown were an indicator of future reliability.
Car elevator in the Porsche Design Tower
Architectural details for the building which broke ground in April 2013 were contributed by Porsche Design and Sieger Suarez. These plans had to accommodate for the most buzzed about feature, the unprecedented glass automobile lift system that allows owners to park their cars next to their living rooms regardless of floor. Other amenities include balcony pools, car concierges, and a four-car interconnected virtual race simulator. Each unit ranges in size from 4,200 to 17,000 square feet and carries a price tag between $4.5 to $25 million. The building is scheduled for occupancy in 2016, at which time at least 22 billionaires will be moving in. Explore more Sunny Isles developments on the ONE | Sotheby’s International Realty website.
Related Group development division broke ground on One Ocean Miami Beach in September of this year. Related’s Jorge Perez is presiding over the site progress and is expected to take residence in the finished units, a sign that the South of Fifth neighborhood should expect a beautiful addition to their community. The entire team will ensure that’s the case; Enrique Norten of TEN Arquitector joins builder Sieger-Suarez and the interior designer Yabu Pushelburg who is behind the lobby and space of the Apogee, St. Regis Bal Harbour, W South Beach, and Trump Hollywood. The resulting two mid-rise towers with 50 units will appeal to the jetsetters flocking to the Southern tip of Miami Beach.
Double mid-rise towers South of Fifth
Three, four, and five bedroom residences are priced between $1 million and $5 and offer the high end features required at those price points. Units have private elevators and flow through floor plans, 24 hour concierge service available via iPad, and access to a dedicated beach club with oceanfront dining. Selected residences and penthouses boast private rooftop terraces, floor-to-ceiling energy efficient windows, spas, and two-car garages. The curated contemporary art positioned through One Ocean’s communal areas has become a trademark of the art-centric South of Fifth area. Read all about new developments in the South of Fifth community on our website and track the continued growth through posts on our blog!
Construction at Bellini Williams Island has been completed and the final closing process has started for buyers that purchased units. Bellini Williams Island is situated in the last remaining plot of land on Aventura’s exclusive Williams Island community and is one of the first residential towers to be finished in South Florida since the real estate crash.
Models units designed by Artefacto have sold in record time as buyers are attracted to the luxury finishes and details that each residence offers. Stunning water views are also prominent throughout the units and amenities include access to the Williams Island Club that includes a state-of-the-art spa, fitness center, tennis courts and world-class marina. For more information on Bellini Williams Island visit Bellini Williams Island.
On Thursday, November 21st we celebrated the Grand Opening of the new ONE Sotheby’s International Realty office in Key Biscayne with a fabulous cocktail event. Guests included the areas top real estate brokers as well as our CEO and Founder Mayi de la Vega. They had the opportunity to browse through the new space, while enjoying champagne, light bites and music.
With the opening of Key Biscayne, ONE Sotheby’s has a total of eight offices spread throughout South Florida, with nearly 300 agents. From Sunny Isles to Coral Gables, ONE Sotheby’s is the market leader in luxury real estate and now with an expanded office in Key Biscayne we will be able to better serve our clients on the island. Many thanks to everyone that joined us for a wonderful Grand Opening!
Our new office is located at 260 Crandon Blvd #C42. To see more on Key Biscayne real estate visit: Key Biscayne