Media Highlights

December 19, 2014

Evan Speiser, a 30-year-old vice president at the Speiser Organization, agreed. Mr. Speiser, whose firm is a family-run business that specializes in real estate development, acquisition and management, currently rents a loft on the Lower East Side. Rather than buy in New York, he decided to purchase a four-bedroom apartment at the Ritz-Carlton Residences, Miami Beach.

September 4, 2014

Home buyers determined to get a beachfront property are instead opting for marina homes. Dockside living is often cheaper, and boats and water toys are just steps away.
Kasidy Alves and his 13-year-old son, Ryder, both surf in amateur competitions, which played a large role in the family’s recent house purchase. “We’ve always wanted water—to be on it, near it, or have access to it,” Mr Alves said.

February 25, 2014

It’s been 10 years since the arrival of Richard Meier’s twin glass towers on the West Village’s Perry Street — whose iconic architecture and celebrity residents helped the project achieve record pricing. Yet while the bold-named buyers were certainly newsworthy, the towers also came with an undeniable downside: The apartments’ concrete, open-plan interiors required ample time, money and effort to make livable — despite their original seven-figure price tags.

October 18, 2013

The site of the shuttered Miami Heart Institute could hardly have a more different future: It’s slated to become The Ritz-Carlton Residences Miami Beach.

October 15, 2013

Lionheart Capital, a real-estate investment firm, is spending $200 million to turn the former Miami Heart Institute into a 126-unit condominium. The company purchased the site last year for $20 million and plans to ask prices ranging from $2 million to $25 million per unit.