The team behind SLS LUX, Brickell’s most luxurious new residential and hotel property, brings vast regional and international expertise in the development of premier real estate projects. Innovators and visionaries, their talents are beyond compare in real estate development and marketing, the creation of trendsetting lifestyle destinations, and the design of architectural icons…

Jorge M. Perez of The Related Group

Jorge M. Perez
Founder, Chairman and CEO  



Founded in 1979 by Jorge M. Pérez, The Related Group is the nation’s leading developer of multifamily residences. Under his direction, as well as the leadership of Carlos Rosso, President of the Condominium Development Division, The Related Group and its affiliates have redefined the South Florida landscape. Since its inception, The Related Group has developed and/or managed more than 80,000 apartments and condominium residences. Its many distinctive properties in South Florida include Portofino Tower, the Yacht Club at Portofino, Murano at Portofino, Murano Grande, and Icon South Beach.

Carlos Rosso of The Related Group

Carlos Rosso
President, Condominium Development Division  

The Related Group’s developments are often distinguished by groundbreaking partnerships with world-renowned architects, designers, and artists, resulting in residential properties that are recognized as urban landmarks. Awards the company has earned include the prestigious Honor Award from the National Building Museum. In addition, Icon Brickell has won 18 BEST awards from the Builders Association of South Florida. The company and its leadership are committed to developing properties that energize cities, celebrate innovative architecture & urban planning, and create vibrant new ways to live in the most dynamic neighborhoods.

Sam Nazarian of SBE

Sam Nazarian
Founder, Chairman and CEO  



sbe Founder, Chairman, and CEO Sam Nazarian has been a transformative force in contemporary hospitality. In only a decade, he has defined “the scene” in Los Angeles and beyond, driving sbe to become the creative wellspring for some of the most sought-after luxury lifestyle brands in North America. The youngest executive to be named one of the “Top 100 Most Powerful People in Southern California” by West, the Los Angeles Times’ magazine, Nazarian was also named among “The Influentials” in Los Angeles Magazine and was recently honored with the Mondavi Wine & Food Award.

W. Allen Morris of The Allen Morris Company

W. Allen Morris
Chairman and CEO  



Led by W. Allen Morris, Chairman and CEO, The Allen Morris Company is a 56-year-old firm founded in Miami in 1958. It develops, brokers, leases, and manages commercial and multifamily properties across the Southeastern U.S., with 79 developments to its credit. Allen Morris Residential creates unique, inspiring lifestyle experiences for residential condominiums and apartment homes. Mr. Morris was recognized with the 2011 Real Estate Trend Setter Award from the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce and was named the 2009 South Florida Business Leader of the Year in real estate.

Yabu Pushelberg

Glenn Pushelberg & George Yabu
Founding Partners  



Serving a global clientele from locations in New York City and Toronto, the design studio of Yabu Pushelberg is divided into seven teams comprised of experts in the design and project management of luxury interiors. The firm has been honored with the Platinum Circle Award for exceptional achievement in the hospitality industry and the James Beard Foundation Award for excellence in restaurant design. Partners George Yabu and Glenn Pushelberg were named Designer of the Year by Contract magazine, and they have been inducted into Interior Design magazine’s “Hall of Fame.”

Bernando Fort-Berscia of Arquitectonica

Bernardo Fort-Brescia
Founding Principal  



Arquitectonica is a Miami-based architecture, interior design, and planning firm led by Bernardo Fort-Brescia and Laurinda Spear. Working from offices across North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East, the firm has designed mixed-use developments, resorts, hotels, luxury condominiums, schools, universities, and museums. Mr. Fort-Brescia is the recipient of multiple awards, including the 1998 AIA Silver Medal for Design Excellence. His work has been featured in thousands of publications internationally and has been the subject of numerous museum exhibitions worldwide.