Category Archives: South of Fifth

Minimalist Anti-Beach Condo Directly on the Beach is Listed for $695,000

The broker’s description calls this oceanfront pied-à-terre in the South-of-Fifth neighborhood “the ultimate beach pad” because of its adjacency to the sand and ocean as well as its views. It’s also in the southern neck of South Beach which has the perk of being quieter and more removed from the rest.

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Adorable South-of-Fifth Condo Does a Lot With 588 Square Feet

“Manhattan meets Miami” is how the broker describes this gorgeous little condo in a postwar (built 1969, summer of love) condo building South-of-Fifth. Okay, yes, it’s kind of Manhattan-ish in its petite size and the fact it’s not covered in palm tree prints, but it’s also just very tastefully done, and resourcefully done too.

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Louver House Construction Topping Off This July

Construction at Louver House, the boutique South-of-Fifth building designed by architect Rene Gonzalez, is expected to top off in July, according to the building’s sales team. The building’s eponymous louvers haven’t been added yet.

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A First Look at Residence 900 at GLASS in Miami Beach

In case you haven’t heard, GLASS is the newest addition to Miami Beach’s South of Fifth neighborhood. Closings began in October. The 18-story tower – designed by renowned architect Rene Gonzalez – has just ten total units (yes, just 10), each encompassing at least one full floor. Due to its all-glass structure, the building’s natural surroundings are brilliantly integrated into its design, mirroring the sky, sea, and city in all directions.

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The Future of Real Estate Marketing

In an earlier blog post, I had mentioned that several big changes with my real estate business had taken place over the past couple of months.  Well, one of those big changes was transferring my real estate license to a new broker.  I now have my real estate license hung with Luxe Living Realty.  While Read More

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Rony Seikaly’s Stunning South Beach Condo at Murano Grande

Over the past week, I have had the opportunity to tour a number of stunning condominiums throughout South Florida.  Tuesday afternoon, was business as usual.  That day I was fortunate enough to tour the 4,000 square foot residence of former NBA star turned international DJ Rony Seikaly.  The luxury, 3 bedroom plus den/4.5 bath residence Read More

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Real Estate Porn – “I know It When I See It”

The phrase, “I know it when I see it”, was made famous in the 1964 landmark case of Jacobellis v. Ohio. It was used to describe Supreme Court Justice Potter Stewart’s threshold test for pornography.  It occurred to me recently that the same threshold test should be applied to determine what does and does not Read More

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Luxury Condo Sale at Continuum South Beach North Tower – $6.5M

Another luxury condo sale in the books for 2011!  A 4 bedroom + den/4.5 bath condo at Continuum South Beach North Tower closed yesterday for $6.5M.  The 5,300 square foot condo has a private elevator, wide-planked wood floors throughout, 5 assigned parking spaces and offers views of the Atlantic Ocean and beach from the 8th Read More

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