Under the Scope ft. serial entrepreneur, Shane Neman
Shane Neman is a forward-thinking problem solver, consummate optimist and serial entrepreneur. A prototypical businessman of our modern era, his experience and expertise in business spans numerous industries, from technology and telecommunications to real estate and hospitality.
In 2014, Shane relocated his family from Manhattan to South Florida. In this episode of the Miami Real Estate Podcast by Cervera Real Estate, he provides a detailed account of what the process entails legally, emotionally and financially. Shane breaks down what other New Yorkers need to know before making the leap and answers the big question: was it worth it?
Is Miami's real estate market destined to repeat the crash of 2008 in the wake of COVID-19? Local real estate expert Alicia Cervera Lamadrid provides us with an economic outlook for South Florida real estate and shares her thoughts on what the future holds for this all important industry within the Magic City.
Leaning on more than four decades of experience navigating Miami's real estate cycles, she helps us put COVID-19 into context while dishing out words of wisdom for real estate professionals, investors and the Miami community at large.
Under the Scope ft. hospitality industry savant, Rick Ueno
In the last five years, Miami Beach has evolved into a sought-after luxury travel destination. How did it happen? What business drivers are creating the demand? And what does the future hold for this all important industry sector for Miami?
We search for the answers to those questions in this episode, as Cervera Real Estate comms exec Omar De Windt goes to the iconic W South Beach for a poolside conversation with general manager Rick Ueno.
General Manager, W South Beach
With more than 30 years of luxury hospitality experience in major metropolitan markets such as Chicago, Hawaii, Dallas and San Antonio, Rick Ueno, the General Manager of W South Beach has led the property into a record-breaking year. Ueno oversees all operations for the luxury hotel, which has garnered international attention since opening oceanside on bustling Collins Avenue.
Through his superior leadership and direction, W South Beach has become one of the highest-performing W hotels in North America, and has turned the W Insiders Whatever/Whenever service into a fully integrated program with nine Insiders and counting. Prior to W South Beach, Ueno was General Manager for The Sheraton Chicago Hotel and Towers where he was awarded Starwood’s 2006 Sales Experience Engineer Award. Since opening in 2009, W South Beach has become a permanent fixture in the luxury market synonymous with glamour and style worldwide, winning several prestigious industry awards and landing spots in coveted travel lists along the way.
"How to Be a Top Producer" ft. Yoga Warrior, Peter Cailin
Today we’re focusing on mindfulness, and how to apply scientifically proven techniques to help you reduce stress, improve concentration, and cultivate a sense of balance, resilience, and joy among other things. Guiding us through that journey today is a TRUE disciple of the yoga arts, someone who has studied its ancient wisdom since the age of 15, and that is none other than Yoga Warrior, Peter Cailin.
Backed by scientifically-based evidence, Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) training has been proven to:
Super Bowl LIV will take place at the Hard Rock Stadium in Miami on February 2, 2020, making it the eleventh Super Bowl hosted in the region. Felipe Angulo, Super Bowl Host Committee Director of Business Connect & Community Outreach comes by the podcast to help us understand the economic and environmental impact that this monumental sporting event has on South Florida and its community.
We talked about the planning involved in accommodating the massive influx of visitors into the region, and how the Super Bowl Host Committee leverages the big game to support environmental sustainability in South Florida, to raise awareness for humanitarian issues, and to support local business owners long after the game has left town.
If you haven't been to Downtown Miami in the last five years, then you haven't been at all. Miami's "new" urban core has evolved into a mosaic of world-class residential and mixed-use real estate developments intertwined with improved connectivity, mobility, and beautiful outdoor spaces. In this episode, Miami Downtown Development Authority executives Ilona Vega and Neal Schafers join us for an in-depth look at the pipeline of flagship projects and game-changing community enhancement initiatives that are redefining the landscape of Downtown Miami.
South Florida's rental market is heating up along with demand for co-living spaces and new construction product offerings designed for home-sharing. This and other hot topics were a buzz last week when much of Miami's real estate community descended on Wynwood Arts District for the 2019 Annual Real Estate Forum & Showcase by The Real Deal, which featured a slew of notable panelists and guest speakers including best-selling author Grant Cardone and U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Ben Carson.
In this episode, recorded live on-location at Mana Wynwood Convention Center, Miami Real Estate Podcast hosts Mariana Lima and Omar De Windt cover the moments that made the biggest splash and get instant reactions from organizers, sponsors and attendees. Let's get you caught up!
Talking Tax Benefits, Gig Economies & How This Miami Tech Startup "Uberized" the Accounting Industry
Taxfyle, a Miami-based tech startup heralded as the "Uber" of the tax accounting industry, is the latest example of how the Sunshine State's tax incentives and today's gig economy benefit South Florida residents, businesses and workers alike.
In this episode, Taxfyle CEO and co-founder Richard Lavina explains why these tax benefits are helping South Florida attract, grow and nurture more and more companies like his. We also talked about how Taxfyle works and how users can spend less time worrying about taxes and more time enjoying life.
North of Downtown Miami’s urban core, the City of Aventura is blazing a new trail as the epicenter of health, and wellness in South Florida. Today we’re discussing two new mixed-used developments that are establishing and introducing what will become the epicenter of the new “Aventura Medical District.”
Joining us for a conversation today is Bernardo Rieber, CEO of Rieber Developments, an Aventura-based development firm, with over 20 years of experience and a distinguished roster of commercial and mixed-use projects throughout South Florida totaling more than $150 million.
Today, Rieber’s diverse project roster includes the recently unveiled 12|12 Aventura, a premier mixed-use project with health, wellness and connectivity at the cornerstone of its design. Set to be among the first of its kind in South Florida, the visionary project, along with its adjacent sister project, Ivory 214 – a medical and professional office building complemented by a Tapestry Collection by Hilton™ hotel – will establish and introduce this new “Aventura Medical District.”
In this episode of the Miami Real Estate Podcast, interior designer Debbie Travin shares her three keys to home staging success to make your listing more appealing to potential buyers.
She also tells us about the latest trends in interior design and decor that will add some "wow factor" to your home (or your listing). Enjoy the episode, and then give Debbie a call for help with your interior design project!
If you’re a first-time home buyer, or a foreign national seeking lending for your Miami real estate purchase, you may find the process to be quite challenging.
What are the three most-common hurdles to homeownership, you ask? (1) The down payment; (2) finding a house you can actually afford; and (3) not having sufficient credit history. But, fear not, our new “First-time Home Buyer's Guide” series by the Miami Real Estate Podcast is here to help you overcome all challenges.
In this first installment of our new home owner series, we’re tackling the down payment. If you are not buying all cash, this is arguably one of the biggest challenges facing first-time home buyers or foreign nationals looking to buy in Miami. Enter: financing.
Sandra Mina, Sr. VP of Residential Lending for BB Americas sits down with us to explain mortgages. What is a mortgage? What are the different types? And what is the main difference between getting a mortgage through a bank versus a mortgage broker.
Two of Miami’s most experienced advertising industry professionals, Anuca Valverde and Len Dugow, join us for a deep dive into the core principles of advertising.
In this episode we discuss the makings of a great ad, address the most common mistakes that realtors make in their advertising, and teach you how to apply Madison Avenue-thinking to your next marketing campaign.
This Thursday, September 12th the Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce’s Real Estate Council and the Miami Association of Realtors will host their 23rd annual Real Estate Luncheon and panel discussion.
Themed “Diversifying Our Real Estate to Diversify Our Economy,” the event will feature a solution-driven discussion and exploration on a variety of hot topics impacting Miami Beach.
Leading the conversation will be moderator Susan Askew, Founder and Editor of RE:MiamiBeach with panelists, including: Alicia Cervera Lamadrid – Managing Partner, Cervera Real Estate; Matis Cohen – Principal, Kahunah Properties; Rory Greenberg – Real Estate Developer and Owners Rep, R B Green Companies; and fellow real estate industry heavy weights.
In this episode of the Miami Real Estate Podcast, Susan and Alicia join us for a special preview of Thursday’s panel.
Hurricane Dorian is making its way across the Caribbean and has Florida in its sights. In this episode, Patrick Graves, an attorney with Morgan & Morgan Miami, details the three-part process that homeowners should follow when dealing with property damage and insurance companies.
Stop marketing like it's 1985. Real estate marketing guru and business coach, Orlando Montiel, returns to the pod for a deep dive into online and offline marketing.
Learn how develop goal-oriented strategies, use direct mail marketing effectively, leverage social media platforms to build up your name recognition now, and more.
If "Data is the New Oil," then call Miami the global tech community's "New Middle East." Jeff Ransdell, venture capitalist and founder of Rokk3rFuel VC, explains why entrepreneurs and business owners are flocking to South Florida to build their companies.
Jeff sheds light on a slew of Miami-based startups -- from the Miami Beach-based electric scooter company Bolt, and AdMobilize, a revolutionary facial detection software being tested in Wynwood and Miami International Airport, to TaxFyle, dubbed the “Uber” of the accounting industry -- that are poised make waves in the Magic City's blossoming idea-to-exit ecosystem.
Miami has clearly evolved into a thriving financial center, global gateway, hub for world class arts and culture, destination for education and healthcare, tourism juggernaut, and wellspring of prime waterfront residential real estate ... and yet, until recently, the city’s relationship with the Asian market has been limited. The reasons for this include regional unfamiliarity with Miami, lingering misconceptions of the “Miami Vice” era and the absence of direct flights from South Florida to East Asia.
However, key factors indicate the dawn of a sweeping Asian-influenced era in South Florida. How did we arrive here? And more important, what does it mean for South Florida and Miami’s economic growth? J.C. Caceres, President of the Asian Real Estate Association of America's Greater Miami Chapter, joins us on the podcast to explain.
Katrina Campins -- a wife, mom, TV personality & real estate mogul with more than $1B sold -- joins us on the podcast to share her unique perspective on what it takes to be successful in one of the most competitive real estate markets on earth.
From navigating the “Now what?” phase as a newly licensed realtor, to the power of astrology, the importance of perspective and why you should never bring your ego with you to the negotiating table, we left no stone unturned on this electric installment of How to Be a Top Producer.”
Listen, learn, and have fun (we definitely did), then visit CampinsCoaching.com to take your career to the next level with Katrina. Friends of the podcast, enter code #Cervera10 to receive a 10% discount and a bonus group coaching session with Katrina.
Under the Scope ft. Craig Studnicky & Alicia Cervera Lamadrid
Dwindling new developer condo inventory paired with increasing demand has resulted in a shocking shortage of new condo inventory in Miami. Craig Studnicky, CEO of ISG World and Alicia Cervera Lamadrid, Managing Partner of Cervera Real Estate, break down this and the other the main takeaways from the recently released 2019 Miami Report: “Supply Shock.”
There are eight objections that stand between any listing agent and a homeowner. Real estate business coach Orlando Montiel returns to the pod to teach you how to overcome those objections, get the edge on your competition, and sign the client.
Rafael Soltero, sales industry-veteran and professor and Florida International University, explains the six keys to personal selling: building trust, prospecting, qualifying, listening, managing objections, and the highly coveted close. So, sit back, relax, and get ready for another insight-rich lesson from the Miami Real Estate Podcast's school for top producers.
Mid-market Miami single-family home sales rose 9.4 percent in December
Mid-market Miami single-family home sales rose 9.4 percent in December, evidence of strong demand in one of the nation’s most sought-after real estate markets, according the MIAMI Association of Realtors and the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) system. Here to break down the major findings from the report is friend-of-the-pod, Lynda Fernandez, Sr. VP of PR & International for the Miami Association of Realtors.
Social media is one of the most cost-effective ways for realtors to strategically brand themselves, create awareness, and generate leads. But, where should you start, what tools will you use to manage the process, and how will you know if those efforts are paying? In this episode, social media marketing expert Kyle Plesa shares his tips on how to best leverage Facebook and Instagram for your real estate marketing efforts.
Under the Scope ft. Alyce Robertson
Located on the mainland across the bridge from South Beach, Downtown Miami has emerged as the Magic City's newest "IT" destination for those looking to live, work, and play. Alyce Robertson, Executive Director of the Miami Downtown Development Authority (DDA), explains why.
How to Be a Top Producer ft. real estate marketing guru, Orlando Montiel
Master the art of becoming a successful listing agent with these tips from real estate marketing guru and business coach Orlando Montiel. You’ll find this episode and more valuable advice, methods, and strategies from industry experts in the “How to Be a Top Producer” series on the Miami Real Estate Podcast.