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The Spear Group Real Estate Developers

Development Team

Iris on the Bay is presented through a cooperation with Braddock Financial Corporation and The Spear Group.

Braddock Financial LLC is a Denver based registered investment adviser whose primary business is managing funds that invest in fixed income strategies with an emphasis on housing related securities. The strategy is available in a publicly-traded mutual fund structure. Since its inception in 1994, Braddock has managed over $1.5 billion in 15 investment vehicles. Through its affiliates, since 2008 Braddock has also managed 9 investment vehicles that have directly invested over $60M in a combination of residential and commercial real estate assets.

The Spear Group is a private real estate investment and development firm based in South Florida. The company was founded in 1966 by L. William Spear in Massachusetts and has been active in the Florida market since 1976. The Spear Group has built more than 30 residential communities and over 3,000 residences in Florida, and has twice been awarded “Builder of the Year” by the Builders Association of South Florida. Our vertically-integrated capabilities enable us to act as developer, licensed general contractor, real estate broker, and property manager. The Spear Group focuses on value-add and opportunistic investments in residential and commercial real estate transactions in Florida and the New England area. We utilize our local market knowledge to identify undervalued assets and create value through development, redevelopment and property-level enhancements.

Founded in 1964, EWM Realty International (EWM) is one of the largest real estate services firms in America. The full-service firm has 10 locations spread through Miami-Dade and Broward Counties. EWM’s 900 associates and staff members offer residential and commercial real estate services, corporate relocation, and international services, as well as home mortgage and title closing services through affiliated companies HomeServices Lending, LLC and Columbia Title of Florida. EWM’s annual sales volume approaches $3 billion.

EWM is the exclusive Miami-Dade and Broward Counties affiliate for Christie’s International Real Estate (CIRE), the leading and largest network of luxury, independent, real estate firms in the world, and a subsidiary of Christie’s International PLC, the London-based art auction company founded in 1766. With more than 32,000 real estate professionals operating from 47 countries, the affiliate members of Christie’s International Real Estate market the finest residences around the globe. EWM was named the “2012 Global Affiliate of the Year” for the Christie’s Network of luxury brokerages worldwide.

EWM is a wholly owned subsidiary of HomeServices of America, Inc., a Berkshire Hathaway affiliate. HomeServices is the largest full-service independent residential real estate brokerage firm by transaction volume, and the largest real estate settlement services provider, in the U.S. Through its affiliation with HomeServices of America, EWM is part of a real estate family of more than 41,000 sales associates spanning 30 states.

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At Beilinson Gomez Architects P.A., our vision is reflected in an aesthetics which generates strength through the unique minimalist vocabulary implemented on each individual project. Beilinson Gomez Architects P.A. has proven its continued commitment to excellence in design by offering a full range of services and expertise which has led to the successful completion of numerous quality projects throughout the greater south florida area.

The practice, founded in 1978 by les D. Beilinson, aia., is managed under the direction of its principal Jose L. Gomez, aia. the firm’s success is based on a philosophy of understanding the client’s desires and goals, and translating them into the language of architecture, as collaboration between the design team and the client.

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Taking his inspiration from the work of 20th Century masters, Michael Wolk began designing timeless interiors and furnishings over 30 years ago in Miami, moving there from New York, soon after graduating from Pratt Institute. The firm’s design panache and versatility have attracted a wide range of residential, hospitality and corporate clients – many of which engage Wolk Design for repeat projects. Equally well known for his furniture and furnishings designs, Mr. Wolk creates collections for many of the country’s furniture and lighting companies , with a dedication to create one-ofa- kind art furniture and wall art. The recipient of numerous awards for his work, Michael Wolk’s designs has also been widely published in the US and internationally.