The Hamptons of Florida

Real estate agent and investor Jeff Morr (right) said Vero Beach upstages Palm Beach in serenity From the April issue: When Gloria and Emilio Estefan wanted to find a retreat away from South Florida in the early 2000s, they settled on an oceanfront house in Vero Beach. Soon after, the celebrity couple bought the Costa D’Este…

News in brief

• Brett M. Logan established the Logan Law Office, P.A., at 2699 S. Bayshore Drive, Suite 700 in Miami. The investment management law firm is focused on hedge funds, private equity funds and alternative investment vehicles. www.bmloganlaw.com or (305) 445-6063. • Riviera Point Development Group’s Riviera Point Business Center Doral, a 41,000-square-foot office center at…

2016 Business of the Year Awards

Honoring excellence in business The Business of the Year Awards recognizes organizations that help build the South Florida economy with sound business practices, dedication to the community and solid financial growth. Now in its 19th year, the awards program highlights excellence across all industries in our region, and also honors a Lifetime Achievement Award recipient.…

Winners & Losers

WINNER: Cushman & Wakefield One of the nation’s largest real estate brokers and property managers just got bigger. Cushman & Wakefield acquired Gibson Realty, one of the largest commercial property management firms in South Florida. Miami-based Gibson currently manages more than 4.1 million square feet of office, industrial and flex space in the region. That…

Three questions with Bernard Zyscovich

Bernard Zyscovich’s architecture firm has designed many landmark South Florida properties, and it’s playing an instrumental role in crafting plans for some trendy Miami neighborhoods. Developer Moishe Mana hired Miami-based Zyscovich Architects to design Mana Wynwood, the 9.72-million-square-foot mixed-use area, and envision the future of his 38 properties in downtown Miami, mostly on Flagler Street.…

Publix-anchored plaza sold for $29M

Ram Realty Services sold the Publix-anchored Jacaranda Plaza in Plantation for $29.3 million. Jacaranda Plaza Partners, an affiliate of Palm Beach Gardens-based Ram Realty Services, sold the 183,850-square-foot shopping center at 8101 and 8171 West Sunrise Blvd. to EREP Jacaranda Plaza I, an affiliate of Austin, Texas-based Epic Real Estate Partners. The buyer, led by…