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New Yorkers’ guide to Miami: What second-home owners, 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, Knight Foundation

Real estate for second-home owners and investors


▪ Howard Lorber, chairman, Douglas Elliman

▪ Michael Stern, chairman JDS development

▪ Neisen Kasdin, Miami office managing partner, Akerman

Moderator: Jonathan Miller, president and CEO, Miller Samuel real estate consultancy

The New Miami: Life beyond the beach

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

Video: Franklin Sirmans, director, Pérez Art Museum Miami

▪  Haggman, Knight Foundation

▪ Mayi de la Vega, founder and CEO, One Sotheby’s International

▪ John Meadow, restaurateur and owner of LDV Hospitality

▪ Alyce Robertson, executive director, Miami Downtown Development Authority

▪ Ellen Salpeter, director, Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami

Moderator: Jane Wooldridge, business editor, Miami Herald

If you go

What: “The New Miami: Beyond the Beaches”

Where: Sotheby’s, 1334 York Ave., New York City

When: April 6; 8 a.m. networking, 8:30-11 a.m. program

Tickets: $55; register at