The Real Deal New York

SoFla real estate is a family affair

Miami's dynasties negotiate professional and personal dynamics to stay on top

November 11, 2015 12:53PM
By Cindy Krischer Goodman

Melo Group

Jose Luis Melo took a gamble on real estate with his sons Martin, center, and Carlos, right.

From the South Florida Market Report: After 40 years of working for his father, Tibor Hollo’s oldest son, Wayne, readily admits, “There is only one Mr. Hollo.”

Known in South Florida as a visionary, Tibor has led Florida East Coast Realty for more than six decades, forging new ground by developing Miami’s Omni and Venetia areas as well as Brickell’s first high-rise, the Rivergate Plaza tower. By all accounts, he remains the company’s chief decision–maker. [more]