2015 Vision Awards

2015 Vision Awards

The 2015 Awards Dinner was held on Wednesday, August 26, 2015 at the JW Marriott Marquis Miami. 

The event honored Lifetime Achievement Award Recipients Luis Pulenta and Ricardo Glas, Visionary principals of MDM Group. The Project of the Year winners,  Harbourside Place in Jupiter, FL and Patricia Louise Frost Music Studios at the University of Miami, as well as the Young Leader of the Year, Veronica Escobedo (Gorson),  Chief Marketing Officer at ISG, were also honored at the event.

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Project Of The Year Winners 

Harbourside MarinaPrivate Sector – Harbourside Place, Jupiter
With planning and construction that spanned more than a decade, Harbourside Place in Jupiter opened amid celebrations in the fall of 2014. Jupiter’s new waterfront shopping, dining and entertainment center was developed by Allied Capital & Development of South Florida. Combining a Wyndham Grant Hotel and Class A office space with restaurants, retail, a marina, an outdoor amphitheater and plenty of parking, this 9 acres, multi-use project also… Read more

UM_Frost School of Music_Exterior_01Public Sector – Patricia Louise Frost Music Studios, University of Miami
The new Patricia Louise Frost Music Studios at the University of Miami transforms accommodations for one of the county’s top music programs. The 41,089 sq. ft. twin-building complex unites the school’s 770 students and 125 facility members in sophisticated, state-of-the art music facilities. Outstanding features include 77 chamber music and teaching studios, two oversized rehearsal halls, a reception… Read more

2015 Project Finalists Opening Video

2015 Project of the Year Finalists
Frost Music Studio, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL
Harbourside Place, Jupiter, FL
New River Yacht Club, Fort Lauderdale, FL
Royal Caribbean Production Studio, Miami, FL
Vagabond Hotel, Miami, FL


Lifetime Achievement Award Winners


MDM Group Principals Luis Pulenta and Ricardo Glas

Visionary principals of MDM Group, Luis Pulenta and Ricardo Glas, are the recipients of ULI SE Florida/Caribbean’s coveted 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award. MDM will be honored at the 2015 Vision Awards dinner and ceremony scheduled for August 26th at the JW Marriott Marquis Miami.

The principals of MDM Group were selected for the prestigious award in recognition of their transformative projects, which are the source of a high volume of investment and job creation, and help shape what today are some of Miami-Dade’s most recognizable neighborhoods…Read more

2015 Lifetime Achievement Video

Young Leader of the Year

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Veronica Escobedo (Gorson), Chief Marketing Officer, International Sales Group (ISG)
Veronica rose from an entry-level position to Chief Marketing Officer at ISG in less than ten years. Highlights of her successful projects include Related ISG International Realty’s rebranding, publishing the highly regarded The Miami Report, and launching the “Miami River District” neighborhood designation. Her work customizing real estate marketing plans has led to over a billion dollars in sales since 2005.


Presenting Sponsor:

Stearns Weaver Miller 2015 - CMYKthick




Reception Sponsor:

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VIP Reception Sponsor

Coastal Tishman




Premier Sponsor:







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Distinction Sponsor:



Americaribe Moriarty


Honor Sponsor:

Bank of America Blu



VIP Tables:
Akerman LLP
Americaribe/Moriarty Joint Venture
BB & T
Berger Singerman
Coastal Tishman
Florida International University Hollo School of Real Estate
Gibraltar Private Bank & Trust
Gorson Cuervo Group/Greenberg Traurig
ISG World
Langan Engineering
J.W. Marriott Marquis
Marriott International
Red Ledges Land Development, Inc.
Stearns Weaver Miller Weissler Alhadeff & Sitterson P.A
Wells Fargo
ZOM Living

Allied Capital and Development of South Florida
BankUnited, N.A.
Becker & Poliakoff, P.A.
Blanca Commercial Real Estate
Codina Partners
Cobb Family Foundation
Harbourside Place
Holland & Knight
Kimley Horn
Kreps DeMaria Inc.
Marcus & Millichap
Marsh & McLennan Companies
MDM Group
Miami DDA
Moss & Associates
New Urban Development
Nova Southeastern University
Plaza Construction
PMG Florida, LLC
Raymond James
RTKL / Agave
Schwartz Media
Swire Properties
Tutor Perini
The Vagabond Group
UM School of Architecture Real Estate & Urbanism
University of Miami School of Business

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