Stories written by Angel Langston

New Opera Tower to debut after $1.2 million design enhancement

New Opera Tower

Opera Tower, Downtown Miami’s landmark condominium rising 56 stories above Biscayne Bay, is undergoing $1.2 million in building enhancements. Scheduled to be completed by the end of the first quarter of 2013, the impressive redesign includes the recreational room, lobby, and pool deck — creating a fresh, new look for these spaces. Tibor Hollo, one […]

FECR hosts brokers and tenants at ‘Explore 2020 Ponce’ event

FECR hosts brokers and tenants at ‘Explore 2020 Ponce’ event

2020 Ponce, the luxury Class A office building by Florida East Coast Realty (FECR) in prestigious Coral Gables, recently hosted nearly 80 local real estate brokers, valued tenants, and other industry executives for a progressive cocktail event titled “Explore 2020 Ponce.” The elegant event was organized to showcase select tenant opportunities including retail and office […]

FIU creates Tibor and Sheila Hollo School of Real Estate

Florida International University president Mark Rosenberg and Joyce Elam, executive dean of FIU College of Business, hosted a special luncheon to announce officially and celebrate the naming of the Tibor and Sheila Hollo School of Real Estate at FIU. The prominent developer and his wife were honored during the event. The generous gift was made […]

Bayfront Executive Center opens in Downtown Miami


Bayfront Executive Center, a premier executive center in the heart of Downtown Miami, has opened its doors at 100 S. Biscayne Blvd., known as One Bayfront Plaza. Located in the middle of Miami’s Central Business District, the new center provides prime office suites with breathtaking views, impressive finishes, latest technology, and a full array of […]

Hollo Foundation donates $75,000 to HealthCorps program at BTWHS


By Angel Langston…. Miami-Dade School Board members and local officials gathered recently at Booker T. Washington High School (BTWHS) for a special check presentation event to launch the in-school HealthCorps program. For the fourth consecutive year, the Tibor and Sheila Hollo Foundation donated $75,000 to bring the unique program founded by Dr. Oz and his […]

Community joins in celebration of Villa Majorca grand opening

Pictured (l-r) are Austin Hollo, development officer, Florida East Coast Realty (FECR); Tibor Hollo, president and founder, FECR; Wayne Hollo, vice president, FECR; Coral Gables Mayor Donald Slesnick; Jerome Hollo, vice president, FECR; Sheila Hollo; Ana Gonzalez, vice president, Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce, and Drew Kern, chair-elect, Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce.

By Angel Langston…. Coral Gables city officials and chamber representatives, Florida East Coast Realty (FECR) executives and project team members, as well as new residents and local real estate brokers recently gathered at Villa Majorca to celebrate the official opening of the luxury, rental community debuting in “The City Beautiful.” Developed by FECR, Villa Majorca […]

Residents now can move into Villa Majorca in Coral Gables

Villa Majorca

By Angel Langston…. Villa Majorca, a new luxury rental community in Coral Gables has received its Temporary Certificate of Occupancy (TCO), making way for residents to move-in beginning Nov. 1. Developer Florida East Coast Realty (FECR) recently opened an on-site leasing center offering pre-opening rentals. Villa Majorca has just 36 residences, providing residents the comfort […]

Local artist completes work at 2020 Ponce Office tower

Luisa Mesa is pictured with her artwork, titled Evolution, in the 2020 Ponce Building in Coral Gables.

By Angel Langston…. 2020 Ponce, the recently completed luxury office building in Coral Gables, now is home to a unique art installation by local artist Luisa Mesa. The work of art is on display in the lobby of Florida East Coast Realty’s new development. The installation is titled Evolution and is comprised of vibrant-colored circles […]

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