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On the scene: Master Brokers Forum celebrates the holidays & more

Douglas Elliman releases its magazine, Coral Gables Trusts hosts top real estate officials and more
By Amanda Rabines | December 14, 2018 12:30PM

Master Brokers Forum celebrates 2018 at Metropica

The Gold Coast Master Brokers Forum celebrated the past year at the sales gallery for Joseph Kavana’s $1.5 billion Metropica project underway in Sunrise.

Master brokers donated more than 60 new, unwrapped toys and raised nearly $500 for the Pantry of Broward, an organization providing food and support services to low-income seniors in need, and to grandparents raising their grandchildren.

Coral Gables Trust Company hosts luncheon with real estate pros

The Coral Gables Trust Company hosted its ‘Dynamic Wealth Speaker Series’ luncheon at the Ritz-Carlton Coconut Grove. The event featured real estate insiders such as Bill Meyersohn, Brigitte Nachtigall and Donna Abood.

CGTC is a privately held trust company with more than $1.4 billion in assets under management. The panel was moderated by Cristina Figarola, reporter for NBC Telemundo51.

Douglas Elliman releases Elliman Magazine at 1 Hotel & Homes

Douglas Elliman celebrated the release of its Winter 2019 Art Issue of Elliman Magazine at 1 Hotel & Homes in South Beach. The event took place during Art Basel Miami Beach and included guests like Bravo’s Million Dollar Listing New York and Los Angeles castmates Fredrik Eklund, Matt Altman, Josh Altman and Tracy Tutor.

The party was hosted by a number of Douglas Elliman execs including its chairman Howard M. Lorber.

Neology Life hosts toy drive at Pier 19 Residences & Marina

Non-profit Amigos For Kids launched its annual holiday toy drive in partnership with Lissette Calderon’s Neology Life. The organization collects and delivers holiday gifts to disadvantaged children from various community programs throughout South Florida.

Basel by the River party at Pier 19 Residences & Marina

Pier 19 Residences & Marina also celebrated Miami Art Week with Basel by the River. The event featured artwork by local artists, including works by Carlos A. Navarro, Luis Olazabal, John Luis, and Maria Galli.

Artefacto hosts an Art Basel brunch

Paulo Bacchi, CEO of Brazilian furnishings brand Artefacto hosted an annual Miami Art Week brunch at the Aventura showroom. At the event, architects and interior designers gathered to experience Artefacto’s latest collaborations, which include partnerships with Brazilian designer Sergio Matos, as well as artists Jose Paulo, Mozart Guerra and RIZZA.

Sunbeam Properties hosts annual toy drive

Sunbeam Properties & Development hosted its annual toy drive, with members and community leaders dressing up as superheroes to collect toy donations.

Sunbeam Properties’ Miramar Park of Commerce is a 5-million-square-foot business park. Tenants include GE, Siemens, Tommy Hilfiger, Neiman Marcus and Spirit Airlines.