New Yorkers’ guide to Miami: What second homeowners, investors need to know

Whether you view New York as a Miami suburb or Miami as the sixth borough, the close connection between the two is undeniable. But even as New Yorkers continue to scoop up Miami real estate, misperceptions about The Magic City persist.

We’re here to help. On April 6, the Miami Herald editorial team presents “The New Miami: Beyond the Beaches,” a seminar designed to explore trends in real estate, the burgeoning tech scene, urban life, culinary and culture, for a New York audience.

On the program:

The New Miami Economy

Speaker: Matt Haggman, Miami Program Director, The Knight Foundation

Real estate for second home-owners and investors


▪ Howard Lorber, Chairman, Douglas Elliman

▪ Michael Stern, Chairman JDS development

▪ Neisen Kasdin, Miami Managing Principal, Akerman

Moderator: Jonathan Miller, President, CEO, Miller Samuel real estate consultancy

The New Miami: Life beyond the beach

Film clip: Tarell Alvin McRaney, author, and Barry Jenkins, director, “Moonlight,” winner of the Best Picture Oscar 2017

▪ Matt Haggman, Miami Program Director, Knight Foundation

▪ Alyce Robertson, Executive Director, Miami Downtown Development Authority

▪ Mayi de la Vega, Founder and CEO, One Sotheby’s International / yes

▪ Franklin Sirmans, Director, Pérez Art Museum Miami

Moderator: Jane Wooldridge, Business Editor, The Miami Herald


What: “The New Miami: Beyond the Beaches”

Where: Sotheby’s, 1334 York Avenue, New York City

Date: April 6

Time: 8 a.m. networking, 8:30 - 11 a.m. program

Tickets: $55; register at