Len Blavatnik and Alan Faena at the Faena District

Faena District in Miami Beach scores $140M refi

Alan Faena and Len Blavatnik developed the 1M sf mixed-use district Len Blavatnik’s Access Industries secured a $140 million loan to refinance the Faena District in Miami Beach. Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance is providing the floating-rate loan, according to the Commercial...
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Bisnow/Deirdra Funcheon Developers Art Falcone and Nitin Motwani show that the 27-acre Miami Worldcenter site is at the intersection of major streets and highways, train access and the port.

Never Mind South Beach. Miami’s Downtown Is Undergoing A Multibillion-Dollar Transformation

by Deirdra Funcheon South Florida In 2010, when LeBron James announced during a televised ESPN special that he would be “taking his talents to South Beach” and joining the Miami Heat, Floridians chuckled, because while South Beach is the main tourist drag on a barrier island, the...
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Marriott Marquis Miami Worldcenter

An early look at Miami Worldcenter as buildings rise

By Brian Bandell The $2 billion Miami Worldcenter project is quickly sprouting out of the ground in downtown Miami, and the first building is set to open later this year. The Business Journal was part of a media tour of the project encompassing about 27 acres. It comes at a...
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Video: Water Street Tampa Breaks Ground with the JW Marriott, designed by NBWW!

Check out the new videos featuring the JW Marriott at Water Street Tampa…. the first JW Marriott in Tampa. The project is designed by architects NBWW.   Water Street Ground Breaking Ceremony from Water Street Tampa on Vimeo. Water Street Tampa Presents: JW Marriott...
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Designed by NBWW. (photos: phillip pessar)

Photos: Construction Nearly Complete On Angler’s Hotel Expansion In South Beach

In South Beach, an expansion of Kimpton’s Angler’s Hotel is almost done. The project includes 84 new rooms – tripling the key count of the highly rated hotel, which has just 45 rooms now. There’s also 3,000-square-feet of new ground floor retail space. Construction started more...
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Rendering of the Le Méridien Fort Lauderdale Airport and Charles Cohen

Charles Cohen boosts financing for Le Méridien in Dania Beach designed by NBWW

245-room hotel expected to open next year By Katherine Kallergis Developer Charles Cohen closed on an additional $22.3 million in financing for the redevelopment of the former Sheraton hotel in Dania Beach. Property records show Cohen Dania Beach Hotel LLC boosted its loan to $75...
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Tampa to Get Big New Hotel Complex Next to Convention Center

The complex will have three hotels, including a new JW Marriott and EDITION property, and 150,000 square feet of combined event space. Tampa is set to get a major new lifestyle and event complex anchored by new JW Marriott and EDITION hotels. An existing Marriott hotel is also...
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Strategic Property Partners, LLC Commences Construction of Water Street Tampa with a JW Marriott Hotel

The JW Marriott Tampa Hotel represents the first of 10 buildings scheduled to break ground in new waterfront neighborhood over the next year Strategic Property Partners, LLC (“SPP”) today broke ground on a 519-room JW Marriott hotel that, once open in 2020, will mark the luxury...
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2nd and 2nd by NBWW

82-story skyscraper headed for heart of downtown Miami

Written by John Charles Robbins Goodbye Courtyard by Marriott, hello 2nd & 2nd. The heart of downtown Miami is set to change in a big way – literally – when the 14-story Marriott hotel comes down to make room for an 82-story skyscraper known as 2nd & 2nd. A developer...
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design by NBWW

Ultra-luxe condo tower coming to Sarasota bayfront, designed by NBWW

Four full-floor residences already reserved By Chris Wille An ultra-luxury condominium tower with clear bayfront views is coming to downtown Sarasota. Seaward Development’s lavish 18-story EPOCH project shows the market for multimillion-dollar condos has not passed the saturation...
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