It doesn’t get much more high-profile than the Miami Heat in South Florida. Managing General Partner Micky Arison is the chairman of Carnival Corp. & plc, the world’s largest cruise company. President Pat Riley has won five NBA championships as a coach and two more...

►Developer Art Falcone of Encore Capital Management will break ground on The Rise Flagler Village, a 30-story apartment tower on 405 NE Second St., in Fort Lauderdale. ►Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurant plans a late-2018 opening for a 15,000-square-foot location at The Galleria in Fort Lauderdale. ►Broward...

► Blue Road celebrated the grand opening of its Berkely Hotel in Miami Beach. ► Commercial real estate firm NAI Miami negotiated the $10.35 million sale of a 57,000-square-foot office building at 3155 NW 77th Ave., in Miami. ► Palazzo Del Sol on Miami’s Fisher Island was...

► Jeff Zalkin has joined Kaufman Lynn Construction as vice president of development. ► Opustone in West Palm Beach hosted an event for interior designers and fabricators with Laminam, a strong-but-thin porcelain slab product developed in Italy. ► CenterState bank handled the $15 million, 15-year refinancing of...

Innovation takes center court on the business side By Kevin Gale f you think the Miami Heat’s victories are all on the court, there’s a story you should know about their success as a business operation. The Heat are bringing a roster full of innovative practices...

Junior Achievement plays key role in workforce, entrepreneurial development By Kevin Gale Junior Achievement is doing a lot more than exposing busloads of children to the world of business and finance at BizTown in Coconut Creek. President and CEO Laurie Sallarulo says the broader mission is: “Investing in...

National accounting firm is bullish on South Florida By Kevin Gale South Florida is keen to build out its financial services infrastructure by attracting hedge funds, private equity firms and venture capitalists, but it also needs professional support services to have a full-fledged ecosystem. Enter EisnerAmper. The rapidly growing...

[caption id="attachment_10097" align="alignnone" width="600"] One River Point[/caption] One River Point KAR Properties is poised to make a major statement with One River Point, which will have two 60-story towers rising 800 feet above the Miami River and connected by a skybridge on the 55th floor. The condominium...

[caption id="attachment_10105" align="alignnone" width="600"] Johnny WasRetailer Johnny Was is bringing its fashion sense to Coral Gables with a new store at the Shops at Merrick Park. The 1,500-square-foot Coral Gables store has a curated selection of custom-embroidered dusters, jackets, blouses, kimonos and accessories complemented with...

Garcia Stromberg intertwines architecture, design and the arts Garcia Stromberg has been involved in a multitude of architectural projects for more than 25 years. From the western coast of Saudi Arabia to remote areas of Central America and in the United States, particularly throughout Florida, the...