French insurance firm CEO sells Bal Harbour mansion for $24M

Sale comes a year after it sold for $100K more, marking a record price for single-family home sales in Bal Harbour

Laurent Ouazana and 224 Bal Bay Drive (Linkedin, Douglas Elliman)
Laurent Ouazana and 224 Bal Bay Drive (Linkedin, Douglas Elliman)

The CEO of a French insurance brokerage sold a Bal Harbour mansion for $23.9 million.

Records show US PLO 224 LLC sold the property at 224 Bal Bay Drive to Barry M. Brant, a trustee of the Honeybell Trust. Brant is an accountant as well as director of tax, consulting and international services for Berkowitz Pollack Brant.

US PLO 224 LLC is managed by Laurent and Pascale Ouazana. Laurent is the CEO of Entoria, the second-largest wholesale broker and 15th-largest overall broker in France, according to its website. The address on the deed links to an office building in Pompano Beach.

Dina Goldentayer

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The seller bought the property just a little over a year ago for $24 million. Dina Goldentayer of Douglas Elliman brokered the recent deal. She also represented the seller in the 2019 deal, which marked a single-family home sale record in Bal Harbour.

The 11,338-square-foot-mansion, built in 2018, was listed this month at $26.5 million, according to

The home has eight bedrooms and nine bathrooms and is located on nearly half an acre of land. The mansion was designed by Choeff Levy Fischman, while interior designer Deborah Wecselman of Wecselman Design handled the interiors.

The mansion also features a two-car garage, 50-foot infinity pool, 100 feet of water frontage and a 1,500-square-foot rooftop terrace, according to the listing.

Other recent sales in Bal Harbour include the co-owners of Duty Free Americas buying a waterfront home for $5.5 million, Louise Sunshine paying $3 million for a luxury condo, and a healthcare mogul buying a waterfront house for $9.3 million.

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