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  • Miami skyline

    The Real Deal is holding a roundtable discussion and party at the Vizcayne condo tower, at 244 Biscayne Boulevard in downtown Miami, on Thursday evening. The event comes on the heels of TRD‘s first-ever South Florida Market Report print edition, which came out earlier this month.

    The roundtable, which will take a look at the new wave of condominium construction in South Florida, will feature EWM President and CEO Ron Shuffield; Alicia Cervera Lamadrid, managing partner at Cervera Real Estate; Philip Spiegelman, principal at ISG; Beth Butler, president of One Sotheby’s International Realty; and Peter Zalewski, founder of brokerage and consultancy Condo Vultures. The discussion will be moderated by TRD’s South Florida bureau chief Alexander Britell.


  • Richard LeFrak, president and chairman of the LeFrak Organization, and William Rudin, president of Rudin Management

    Heads of two of the city’s leading real estate families said although the short-term commercial property landscape remains difficult, opportunities are fast approaching. Richard LeFrak, chairman and CEO of the LeFrak Organization, told an audience during a Real Estate Board of New York luncheon in Midtown this afternoon that signing a new lease with a tenant was similar to a famously difficult medical procedure. “It is like having a colonoscopy,” he said. “That is exactly what it is like.” He was joined on a panel by William Rudin, president of Rudin Management, and Jeffrey DeBoer, president of the national trade association, the Real Estate Roundtable, in a discussion moderated by Steven Liesman, senior economics reporter for CNBC. Rudin confirmed that striking lease deals was hard work, but there was more activity in the market. … [more]