Shovels and hard hats mixed with stilettos and champagne as Dezer Development and The Related Group hosted a demolition party for Residences by Armani/Casa, making way for the globally-acclaimedbrand’s first foray into the U.S. real estate market designed by world-renowned architect César Pelli. The demolition party signified that Residences by Armani/Casa has officially moved into the contract conversion phase on the heels of the 308-residence tower’s extraordinary sales success.
Miami’s real estate elite gathered for a true demolition ceremony where developer Gil Dezer drove a bulldozer through the site’s remaining structure as exploding fireworks cascaded overhead. Following the ceremony, over 400 guests gathered at the exceptionally-designed Dezer Platinum Information Center for an ever-chic reception that celebrated the unrivaled Armani lifestyle that is being introduced to South Florida by the 60-story luxury, oceanfront tower.
Eric Fordin, Gil Dezer, Matt Allen, & Sebastian Tettamanti
Eric Fordin, Sebastian Tettamanti, Gil Dezer, Matt Allen, & Carlos Rosso
Mayi de la Vega, founder and CEO of luxury real estate leader, ONE Sotheby’s International Realty, is pleased to announce that Beatriz “BJ” Martinez-Prillaman has been named managing broker of Broward County, spearheading the firm’s continued growth in this thriving market.
Martinez-Prillaman has been a top-producing agent for more than 20 years in Florida and internationally. In her new role, she will oversee the firm’s daily market operations in Broward County, with a prime Fort Lauderdale office location at 401 East Las Olas Boulevard. Martinez-Prillaman will also focus on enhancing agent training and client services, while utilizing her extensive network to foster new relationships in order to recruit premier agents to the firm.
Prior to joining ONE Sotheby’s International Realty in 2013, Martinez- Prillaman owned and managed her own brokerage firm for nine years. Utilizing her extensive management experience, her new role will allow her to further her passion of coaching real estate professionals and provide strategic direction to aid in the firm’s market expansion.
“BJ’s leadership position in Broward County will greatly complement the firm’s growing footprint, as she possesses a deep understanding of our brand in the market, where we led $5 million-$10 million residential listings and sales in 2014,” said Mayide la Vega. “Her business sense and decades of real estate experience are tremendous assets and will greatly elevate the level of service we provide to clients in Fort Lauderdale and the area submarkets.”
Prior to embarking on a career in real estate, Martinez-Prillaman earned a degree from the University of Florida. In addition to holding various real estate designations, she is a member of the Greater Fort Lauderdale Realtors and National Association of Realtors.