The Real Deal Miami

Dishing with the Donald

By Alexander Britell | November 12, 2012 03:45PM

Donald Trump

From The Real Deal’s South Florida market report:  While Donald Trump made his name (and fortune) in and around New York City, he has had a longtime presence in South Florida — from the Mar-a-Lago Club in Palm Beach, which he has owned since 1985 to the series of condominium towers that bear his name in Sunny Isles Beach and Hollywood. But Trump’s latest South Florida splash was the $170 million purchase of the Doral Golf Resort, on which he plans to spend another $200 million in renovations. Trump recently spoke with The Real Deal about his plans for the resort — he plans to rename it the Trump National Doral — the growing presence of Latin American buyers in Miami and Palm Beach exceptionalism. [more]