Star Island’s $40 Million Yacht Club Mansion is Still on the Market After Three Years

There could be something funky about the house. Certainly the combination of original Med Revival architectural details, and modern-day alterations that don’t quite seamlessly duplicate the quality of the house, might make it look a little off. But this massive $40 million house has stuck on the market for three years more likely because, well, it’s a sluggish market.

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Gigantic Full-Floor Unit Lists at Zaha Hadid’s One Thousand Museum in Miami

At One Thousand Museum, Dame Zaha Hadid’s Downtown Miami tower and the poster-child of Miami’s starchitect-designed condo towers, only two of the building’s gargantuan 10,000 square foot full-floor units appear to be on the market. And only one of those two has spectacular photography, despite being sold as more-or-less as a white box, for the buyer to do what they will with. That’s unit 5701. (The other one, if you’re curious, is 5901)

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Starchitecture in Miami Isn’t Just a Fad

I recently wrote this piece for the Miami Herald. In the last real estate cycle, condo buildings by big name architects or avant-garde designers were big business in Miami. Now that the real estate market has softened, the big question was whether this would last. It turns out it will. Read more at the Miami Herald.

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The Biggest Condo on The Market in Miami Proper is This $24M Penthouse

This giant condo, at Grove at Grand Bay, the famously twisting towers in Coconut Grove, is a whopping 10,600 square feet on one huge floor. Listed for $24 million, it’s the largest condo currently on the market in Miami proper (that would be the City of Miami, not including Miami Beach, etc.). The unit is being offered fully furnished, with an interior design by Nick Luaces, including the art work.

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How do You Diversify Miami Beach Beyond Just Entitled NIMBYs and the Rich?

The Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce is holding its annual real estate luncheon on September 12th, and tickets are still available. The topic of the panel discussion, “Diversifying Our Real Estate to Diversify Our Economy,” recognizes the fact that as Miami Beach real estate becomes more expensive, its population has become more affluent, exclusive, and monotonous, and more people are being pushed out.

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