The Real Deal Miami

The many degrees of Related’s Pérez

The Miami “condo king” and his close ties to a large group of celebrity friends
By John Spina | April 01, 2016 12:00PM

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Jorge Pérez, the chairman and chief executive of the Related Group, is credited with transforming Miami’s skyline and helping to develop the city’s artistic culture. A former Miami city planner, the Argentinean born to Cuban parents envisioned transforming the once sleepy beach town into a 24-hour metropolis that now rivals New York City. While his ultimate vision is far from complete, Miami’s “condo king” lives a life of royalty and rubs elbows with some of the world’s most powerful personalities. Many of those celebrities and public figures are also connected in their own ways á la
“Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon.”