The Wrap: Pérez Art Museum Miami announces gift of 100 artworks by developer Craig Robins, Fort Lauderdale real estate perks up…and more

Dacra CEO Craig Robins

1. Pérez Art Museum Miami gets gift of 100 artworks from Craig Robins [Miami Herald]
3. Fort Lauderdale real estate perks up [Daily Business Review]
3. Construction underway on 19-story Marriott in Sunny Isles [The Next Miami]
4. Call center plans to hire as it relocates, expands HQ [SFBJ]

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President of Swire Properties to retire

Stephen Owens, who led Swire Properties’ development of Brickell Key and Brickell City Centre, will retire as president in 2017. Owens, who has been with the U.S real estate arm of Hong Kong-based Swire Pacific for 40 years, will stay on until the first phase of Brickell City Centre is completed in January 2017. Then…

Brickell City Centre’s massive shopping center will open just in time for holidays

Brickell City Centre’s 500,000-square-foot shopping center is slated to open November with 70 retailers and restaurants, including some brands not previously announced. Swire Properties and retail developers Whitman Family Development and Simon Property Group will debut the open-air center just in time for South Florida’s busy holiday shopping season, as an influx of tourists arrive…

Owners of Bal Harbour Shops launch public records-based website aimed at vice-mayor

A screenshot from the website In the latest attempt to salvage their original $400 million expansion plan, the owners of Bal Harbour Shops have launched a website targeting their leading opponent, drawing a sharp rebuke from a perceived competitor caught in the crossfire. Rendering of Bal Harbour Shops makes available more than 10,500…