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Miami New Construction Show Arrives in South Beach

The Miami New Construction Show, South Florida’s first-ever expo for condo preconstruction buyers and investors arrives in South Beach Aug. 29-31, 2014, bringing an estimated 35,000 international visitors to the Miami Beach Convention Center for a three-day journey through the region’s latest new construction condo boom.

Miami New Construction Show CEO Anita Funtek addresses expo launch party audience at the National Hotel Miami Beach. (Photo credit: Andrea Mate)

The specialized real estate event will showcase more than 100 developer projects and exhibitors, feature panel presentations by industry experts and offer fun, entertaining activities for families and kids alike.

“We are extremely excited as we count down to the launch of our first event in South Florida,” said Anita Funtek, CEO of the Miami New Construction Show. “Final preparations are now underway. I want to thank everyone involved – from our executive committee and panelists to our sponsors and support staff – for their dedication, professionalism and passion to make our show an unqualified success.”

Friday’s panel discussion, Why is Miami’s Preconstruction Condo Market So Hot? will immediately follow the opening day keynote address by Gov. Rick Scott. The panel presentation for Saturday is Comparing and Contrasting Miami to Other Global Cities. An Expert Synopsis of the Preconstruction Condo Buying Cycle is the topic of Sunday’s program.

Panel presentations begin each day at 1:30 pm.

Featured speakers, moderators and panelists of the Miami New Construction Show include:

  • Samantha DeBianchi, realtor and founder, DeBianchi Real Estate and star of Million Dollar Listing Miami
  • Paul George, professor and historian, Miami-Dade College
  • Carlos Anaya, journalist, FOX Latin America
  • Michael Tillman, director, LeFrak Group
  • Ken Roberts, founder and president, WorldCity
  • Luis Revuelta, principal partner and architect, Revuelta Architecture International
  • Peter Zalewski, principal,;
  • And a cross-section of local and international experts from the real estate, legal, finance, construction, design, and publishing industries

On Thursday evening prior to the event, condo expert and Miami New Construction Show board member Peter Zalewski will present the 6th Annual State Of The South Florida Condo Market seminar. The VIP event includes a networking session and presentation with white paper distribution followed by a VIP party in the Palm Ballroom of the Miami Beach Convention Center.

A ribbon cutting ceremony officially launching the 1st Annual Miami New Construction Show will begin at 9:30 am Friday.


Thursday, Aug. 28 (6th Annual State Of The Condo Market): 5:30 pm

Friday, Aug. 29: 10 am – 6:30 pm

Saturday, Aug. 30: 10 am – 6 pm

Sunday, Aug. 31: 10 am – 5 pm


Miami Beach Convention Center, Hall D

1901 Convention Center Drive, Miami Beach

For more information about the Miami New Construction Show, or to schedule an interview with Anita Funtek, contact John Fakler at Media Logistics LLC by phone at 305.970.9709 or email at [email protected].


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