[Q1] North and Central Coral Gables Market Highlight & Just Sold 1336 Alegriano Avenue

1336 Alegriano Avenue Coral Gables Sold

The first quarter of 2015 ended a few hours ago but it’s not too early to report that North and Central Coral Gables (defined as the section of Coral Gables north of US1) had a strong showing to start the year. Both average sale price and price per SQFT was ... Continue Reading >

Garden of Glass By Chihuly at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Gardens

Chihuly At Fairchild

Chihuly isn’t (yet) a household name but his blown glass masterpieces are becoming a staple at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Gardens. The “Garden of Glass” art exhibit is back for the third time at Fairchild, adding a sense of wonder and play to the 83-acres of wildlife. Each of Dale Chihuly’s ... Continue Reading >

University of Miami Real Estate Impact Conference Recap

University of Miami Real Estate Impact Conference

The University of Miami’s annual Real Estate Impact Conference as last month. Many of the biggest names in Miami real estate spoke including: Jeffrey Soffer, co-owner Fountainbleau Resorts; Edgardo Defortuna, Fortune International; Richard LeFrak, CEO of Le Frak Org which is funding development of Biscayne Landing in N Miami; David ... Continue Reading >

‘Miami’ Is The Big Name at The Miami Open Tennis Tournament


The world-class tennis tournament on Key Biscayne has changed names a handful of times in recent memory, but the new name hasn’t kept everyone from looking forward to the event each and every year. The 2015 tournament debuts a new name and it’s easier to remember than any of its ... Continue Reading >

[For Sale] Magnificent Snapper Creek Lakes French Manor – 5577 Arbor Lane

5577 Arbor Lane Coral Gables Snapper Creek Lakes

Truly special homes in  South Coral Gables’ gated communities are few and far between. 5577 Arbor Lane is one such property currently offered for sale that fills a void in the luxury market inventory. This magnificent French courtyard manor is tucked away on a cul-de-sac in Snapper Creek Lakes. On ... Continue Reading >

Just Sold: 8400 SW 54th Avenue – An Updated Ponce Davis Beauty

8400 SW 54th Avenue Just Sold

JJ Snow Hansen just completed the sale of 8400 SW 54th Avenue – a beautiful walled and gated estate in prestigious Ponce Davis. The home has great architectural bones but was originally in need of some work to enhance the home. JJ’s clients remodeled parts of the house when they ... Continue Reading >

[2014] Miami Luxury Real Estate Year In Review

2014 Market Update Miami Luxury Real Estate Banner Lowell International Realty

The annual Miami luxury real estate overview prepared by Lowell International Realty is ready. Lowell agents have analyzed sales data for single family homes valued over $1 million and condos valued over $600k and compiled the report to highlight emerging trends countywide and in key local markets. 2014 was a ... Continue Reading >

The New Miracle Mile – Coral Gables Streetscape Project

Miracle Mile Rendering Coral Gables

Change is coming to the streets of Coral Gables, specifically Miracle Mile. The City Beautiful has a multimillion-dollar project on the horizon that will change the look and feel of the Downtown and Miracle Mile area. The Streetscape Improvement Project will elevate Downtown Coral Gables by upgrading the features that ... Continue Reading >

Coconut Grove: Improvements Underway We Will All Enjoy

Nearby Republic Of Coconut Grove

“The Nearby Republic of Coconut Grove” has long been a topic of conversation in Miami; in fact, it’s the oldest continuously inhabited neighborhood in the Greater Miami area. Many say The Grove has the most storied history of all communities in South Florida. Lately, Coconut Grove has been talked about ... Continue Reading >

The Miami Luxury Real Estate Recovery In One Chart

2014 miami luxury real estate sales volume

Lowell International Realty agents found some great news while looking over 2014 luxury home sales data. There’s one metric that shows just how much the Miami luxury real estate market has recovered: Total sales volume for luxury homes. The 2014 total sales volume paints the luxury market in a great ... Continue Reading >