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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.

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Douglas Elliman Real Estate is New York’s largest residential brokerage, with over 70 offices in New York City, Long Island, the Hamptons, Westchester/Putnam, Los Angeles, and South Florida and more than 4,000 real estate agents and a network of national and international affiliates. They are strategic partners with London-based Knight Frank LLP for residential business in all of their New York markets. Douglas Elliman ranked in the top four of all real estate companies in the nation in 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, and 2013. The company also controls a portfolio of real estate services, including Manhattan’s largest residential property manager, Douglas Elliman Property Management, as well as DE Title and DE Capital. For more information on Douglas Elliman as well as expert commentary on emerging trends in the real estate industry, visit the Douglas Elliman site at

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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.