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Starlite Motel near Brickell City Centre sells for $25M

60-room motel last sold in 1993 for $700K

December 16, 2014 09:45AM
By Katherine Kallergis

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128 Southwest Seventh Street

128 Southwest Seventh Street

The Starlite Motel in the Brickell area was sold for $24.8 million on Dec. 10.

Rafer Enterprises Inc. sold the motel, located at 128 Southwest Seventh Street, to Optimum USA Brickell 2 LLC, according to public records. The property, which has 60 rooms and two floors, was last sold in 1993 for $700,000. 

The buyer of the motel, Optimum USA Brickell 2, has 846 Lincoln Road on Miami Beach as its registered address. Managers Ricardo Tabet and Rodolfo Misitano are the registered agents for Starlite Brickell Management LLC. Charles Rutenberg Realty’s Jacob Serure and Fabrizio Taccone of Keller Williams Realty brokered the sale.

The buyer was represented by Louis Erice and Hernan Aguado of Keller Williams Premiere. The future site of Brickell City Centre, a mixed-use urban development, is nearby in an area where preconstruction condos range from the $500,000s to $2.7 million.

This post has been changed to reflect a correct selling price of $24.8 million. It previously listed the selling price of $20.4 million based on incorrect information.