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  • Miami Realtors Promote South Florida at World’s Leading Property Show

    by | Jun 13, 2016

    Mark Sadek
    2016 Chairman of the Board
    MIAMI Association of Realtors®

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    Miami Realtors Promote South Florida at World’s Leading Property Show South Florida’s outdoor lifestyle, multilingual workforce, and world-class amenities had an impactful presence at the world’s largest commercial real estate exhibition. In partnership with the National Association of Realtors (NAR), MIAMI leaders and members promoted South Florida at the 27th annual MIPIM International Real Estate Show in Cannes, France.

    Miami -a world-class destination with top-tier amenities, 84 miles of Atlantic Ocean coastline, a multicultural population and investment opportunities - had one of the most popular booths.

    MIAMI Leaders Make MIPIM Presentations

    MIAMI leaders made four, 30-minute presentations. A South Florida market overview, an update on the region’s growing number of international home buyers and investors and commercial/investment opportunities and specific market spotlights were among the topics discussed.

    In South Florida, foreign real estate buyers accounted for 36 percent or $6.1 billion of total sales volume last year, according to the 2015 Profile of International Home Buyers in Miami Association of Realtors Business Areas, conducted by MIAMI and NAR.

    Almost 90 Countries Participated at MIPIM

    Some 21,000 leading real estate executives from 89 countries, including more than 4,800 investors, traveled to Cannes, for the four-day annual gathering of the global real estate industry. The event brought together wealth managers, investors, developers, occupiers, architects, hotel groups, public authorities, city mayors and property associations from around the world.

    Miami:A World-Class Global City

    Miami’s emerging technological industry that could one day rival Silicon Valley, an expanding global art scene,a$2 billion port infrastructure upgrade, Miami International Airport’s $6.4 billion in planned renovations, and the state’s lowest commercial real estate vacancy rates have played roles in turning South Florida into a global destination.

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