Williams Island has unveiled the state of the art renovations of its spa and fitness center, which spans over 27,000 square feet and two stories. The new facility features an indoor pool, relaxation lounges, men and women’s locker room and upgraded exercise machines. With more than $5 million in renovations, this new spa is a sanctuary of tranquility in one of South Florida’s most distinguished communities. Residents at Bellini Williams Island will have direct access to use the facilities offered at Williams Island along with other luxury amenities that include valet, concierge and much more. For more information on development visit www.belliniwilliamsisland.com
Bellini Williams Island unveiled its model residence, designed by Artefacto, with a Grand Opening event on April 18th. In attendance were South Florida’s top brokers along with developer Martin Margulies and ONE Sotheby’s CEO Mayi de la Vega. Guests had the opportunity to see the new unit and enjoy sunset cocktails and bites at the Bellini Williams Island Condo Sales Center.
Artefacto outfitted the unit with luxury furniture and accessories to create a modern and sophisticated space taking advantage of the panoramic views and spacious living areas. Bellini Williams Island will be complete this spring and will offer residents fabulous amenities, which include access to Williams Island’s renovated spa and health center, private security, concierge and more. You can also visit the developer’s website here – www.belliniwilliamsisland.com.
South Florida’s top brokers and VIPs gathered at Bellini Williams Island for a special fete hosted along with Art Nexus Magazine showcasing Contemporary Brazilian Art. The event started with sunset cocktails and later moved into the sales center for a special presentation with developer, and art collector Martin Margulies along with Celia Sredni de Birbragher, Editor-In-Chief of Art Nexus Magazine. They both discussed the select pieces on display from their personal collections and how the Brazilian culture, as well as its investors, has influenced South Florida.
Guests also had the opportunity to visit the newest model unit at Bellini condo furnished by the luxury Brazilian furniture company Artefacto. The model units will all feature pieces from the Artefacto collection that are modern and sophisticated. For more information about Bellini Williams Island visit www.belliniwilliamsisland.com
Efficiency and beauty come together at Bellini Williams Island, who has just announced a new collaboration with celebrity chef Eric Ripert and the luxury kitchen brand Poggenpohl, to outfit each penthouse with groundbreaking, eco-friendly kitchens. Whether you’re a amateur chef or culinary star, the Eric Ripert Kitchen by Poggenpohl will exceed all the standards for a high-design yet practical cooking space.
This specialized kitchen will feature state-of-the-art appliances by Miele, as well as spacious cabinetry with pull-out drawers, quartz countertops, wine storage units, coffee and espresso maker and an island seating for entertaining guests.
Chef Eric Ripert says “We used the knowledge of Poggenphol in terms of the mechanics, and at the same time used the expertise of a professional chef. We’ve combined our talents and vision to make a kitchen that is beautiful, and at the same time ultra efficient.”
Bellini Williams Island is the first condo development to offer the Eric Ripert for Poggenpohl kitchen, aside from an already long list of ultra-luxe amenities. For more information about the development visit www.belliniwilliamsisland.com
Construction of Bellini Williams Island has reached the top off point with the completion of the 24th floor. The building broke ground in early 2012 and progress has moved quickly and right on schedule.
ONE Sotheby’s International Realty is the exclusive Sales and Marketing arm of the project and earlier this week a team of brokers and agents visited the construction site for a tour of the building and to see the breathtaking views from the top floor.
Bellini Williams Island will feature 70 luxury residences with 2,300-2,700 square feet of living space as well access to amenities that include a landscaped sundeck and pool area, private media room, 24 hours security and concierge. Residents will also be able to access the Williams Island Club that features a healthy spa, tennis courts and restaurants and the Williams Island Marina.
For more information on Bellini Williams Island visit www.belliniwilliamsisland.com and stay tuned for more exciting construction updates.
South Florida is undergoing a new construction boom led by the demand of international buyers that are investing in second and third homes. We have put together an interactive map of these new developments that will soon be gracing the skyline in Brickell and Miami Beach all the way up to Hollywood and Fort Lauderdale. Each project has its own unique amenities ranging from to mid-level buildings to high-rise towers with hundreds of units.
Click through our interactive map for more detailed information on each one of the buildings, including number of stories, units and the developer. We look forward to the seeing the new inventory once these units have been completed.
Visit the map here: http://bit.ly/Ruf4Uc
Located in Harbor Island North Bay Village, Cielo in the Bay is ONE Sotheby’s International Realty’s newest exclusive development. The tower features 36 luxury bay front residences with spectacular unobstructed views and amenities offering residents a resort style ambiance. Each unit’s spacious floor plans have offer large living areas and bedrooms for maximum comfort and are outfitted with top of the line finishes, that are ready for immediate occupancy. Sales models are now open with modern interiors designed by Steven G., and brokers and agents are welcome to visit for tours of the property.
Carmen and Shawn are heading the sales and marketing for this new condominium, where units start from the low $500’s to the $800’s. The Grand Opening of Cielo on the Bay will be celebrated on Tuesday, September 18th, with a networking cocktail event for local agents and brokers. The event will take place on site and the Gamarra Team will be present to offer more information and answer questions about the building.
For introductory prices and to schedule private showings, contact the Gamarra Team at:
Carmen 305-458-0538/ email@example.com
Shawn 305-450-9158/ firstname.lastname@example.org
Throughout the month of July ONE | Sotheby’ International Realty will have a kiosk at Aventura Mall to showcase the most exclusive real estate listings in South Florida. The kiosk, located adjacent to the new Louis Vuitton boutique is open during regular mall hours. July is one of the busiest times at Aventura Mall, and it’s a great opportunity for visitors to receive information about properties, ask questions on real estate investments and schedule showings to see listings.
With approximately 300 stores, Aventura Mall is a top destination for both locals and tourists alike. Retailers such as Apple, Barney’s New York Coop, Calvin Klein, Hugo Boss, Henri Bendel, Restoration Hardware and Nordstrom, among others, are all located under one roof, spread out over 2.7 million square feet, for the ultimate and most convenient shopping experience. There are also many dining options that range from casual to sophisticated for all kinds of tastes and palates.
The partnership between ONE | Sotheby’s International Realty and Aventura Mall prove that real estate and shopping are a natural combination. Make sure to stop by the kiosk during your next visit to find out more about South Florida’s living and the best homes on the market. Aventura Mall is located at 19501 Biscayne Blvd., Aventura, FL 33180
The Magic City offers some great playgrounds for dogs. Here’s a list of select dog parks in ONE | Sotheby’s neighborhoods.
Beach residents love to spoil their canines. On Lincoln Road, residents bring their small pampered pooches in strollers. Even local businesses on cater to furry friends by providing water bowls outdoors.
Although man’s best friend isn’t allowed to frolic on local beaches, the City of Miami Beach has six designated dog parks spread out over the entire barrier island. Each park features fenced in areas for small and large breeds as well as drinking fountains.
Miami Beach Bark Parks include Washington Avenue, Flamingo Park, Belle Isle and the North Shore Open Space Park. Surrounded by luxury condos, South Pointe Park features a waterfront view of Government Cut – the channel where cruise ships and freighters head to port from the Atlantic. Pinetree Park faces Indian Creek, also affording waterfront views with some of Miami’s most iconic hotels in the distance.
Find additional details about Miami Beach Bark Parks on the city’s website.
Further north, dog owners in the City of Aventura can bring their pets to Waterways Dog Park, which features 1.5 waterfront acres for dogs to play leash-free and cool off with doggie showers.
To the south, the Village of Pinecrest allows leashed dogs at the Veteran’s Wayside Park. The passive urban park is 4.5 acres and includes picnic benches, shaded areas and a freshwater lake.
Grove residents enjoy access to two dog parks. Blanche Park on Virginia Avenue has fenced-in areas for dogs to exercise and neighbors to mingle. The Dog Chow area at Kennedy Park is open to Biscayne Bay’s fresh breezes. For more information visit City of Miami Parks and Recreation.
The island’s “Dog Beach” is just past the tollbooth at the entrance of the Rickenbacker Causeway. Newly renovated with paved strolling paths, the beach is popular with dog owners who wish to play fetch with their pets in the shallow grassbeds.
For a list of additional dog parks in Miami-Dade County, visit the county’s parks and recreation site.
– Maria de los Angeles is a freelance wordsmith based in Miami.
This week on the blog we will be featuring some the most distinctive condo buildings in South Florida. We are highlighting buildings from Downtown Miami to Fort Lauderdale to give you an inside scoop to the best in luxury living. Each one has been included for its world class amenities, views and top of the line units. Today we visit areas North of Miami:
Everyone knows it’s all about location, and Porto Vita certainly meets the mark. Located in the heart of Aventura, the Porto Vita towers sit along the Intracoastal offering residents access to the water and the active shopping, dining and entertainment scene in the area. Among its top-of-the-line amenities Porto Vita boasts two private pools, a tennis center and marina for residents to enjoy.
Living at Turnberry Ocean Colony is like living at a 5-star resort. The property features a 35,000 sq foot private beach club where owners can relax and be pampered like celebrities with the vibrant, yet tranquil Sunny Isles beach as a backdrop. Each unit has a private terrace and ten foot windows, so that every view of the water is clear an unobstructed. There is also a spa, a fitness center and special dining areas. At Turnberry Ocean Colony it’s always a vacation.