MIAMI: The World's Coming to South Florida
South Florida's long been hot for hospitality—remember when James Bond stayed at the Fontainebleau? But the rise of Greater Miami as an international city has added extra sizzle, Menin Hospitality CEO Keith Menin tells us. (That's why we're holding our South Florida Retail & Hospitality Summit there April 1, and Keith's a panelist.) The influx is from all over the world, driving occupancies as well as developer and investor interest. The next big project in the works for Menin is 42 Collins, where it plans to undertake a $23M renovation of the 104-room, five-story property, adding some elements of the all-important experiential package: a new restaurant, rum bar concept, pool, and sundeck. Read more on the hot market in Real Estate Bisnow South Florida.