CREW Miami Announces March 15 Lunch Program, “Retail Renaissance”

CREW Miami Announces March 15 Lunch Program, “Retail Renaissance” What Makes the South Florida Retail Market So Strong?

CREW Miami (Commercial Real Estate Women Miami) announces its March Lunch Program, “Retail Renaissance: What Makes the South Florida Retail Market So Strong?” The event will take place on Wednesday, March 15 from 11:30 am – 1:30 pm at the Mayfair House Hotel & Garden, 3000 Florida Ave., Coconut Grove, FL, 33133.

A panel of experts will discuss the current state of South Florida retail, including what new tenants are entering the market and what new projects are transforming the way we live. The discussion will begin with a leasing update and the latest in retailer expansions before taking a deep dive into strategies developers and leasing agents are using to attract new to market tenants.

“CREW Miami gathers top qualified real estate professionals to provide current states of the market in South Florida and share their experience at our Programs,” comments Jacqueline Cruz-Bustillo, CREW Miami President and Vice President/Senior Portfolio Manager at U.S. Century Bank.  “Our program on Retail will provide current state of the Florida Retail Market with the migration of so many consumers and companies to our area, new projects and what retail is dominating the space.  Come see how retail plays out in our South Florida Market.”

CREW Miami’s President-Elect, Holly Cohen will serve as moderator. Cohen is the Founder of Holly Cohen Retail Advisory Services. She is a trusted domestic and international advisor to brands at all stages of growth including launching new concepts, digital brands moving into Brick-and-Mortar, young brands expanding, and legacy brands wanting to evaluate their store portfolio.  Her expertise is in all facets of Store Development.

The guest speakers are:

Stephen Bittel, Founder and Chairman of Terranova Corporation, an opportunistic alternative investment firm with a core focus on U.S. real estate. Terranova Corporation has an investment portfolio valued at nearly $1 billion and a long-standing commitment of building better communities.

Michael Comras, President and CEO of The Comras Company (TCC), a boutique real estate development and leasing firm that has been a driving force behind the transformation of South Florida’s most desirable commercial and mixed-use districts over the past 30 years.

Rafael Romero, Senior Vice President, of JLL that helps buy, build, occupy, and invest in a variety of assets including industrial, commercial, retail, residential and hotel real estate.

To read the speakers biographies and register for the event, visit:

“Retail Renaissance: What Makes the South Florida Retail Market So Strong”
CREW Miami Lunch Program
Wednesday, March 15, 2023
11:30 am – 1:30 pm
Mayfair House Hotel & Garden
3000 Florida Ave.
Miami, FL 33133

Members – $75
Nonmembers – $95

Late Registrations/walk-ins
Member – $85
Nonmember – $105