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Miami New Construction Show Kicks Off With Official Announcement at National Hotel Miami Beach

MIAMI, FL -- (Marketwired) -- 07/24/14 -- A host of media, realtors and community leaders gathered Tuesday, July 22 at the historic National Hotel Miami Beach for the official announcement of the Miami New Construction Show. The inaugural show, taking place next month at the Miami Beach Convention Center, builds on the momentum of recent growth in South Florida and aims to attract investors, developers, realtors and home buyers alike.

The Miami New Construction Show, with the support of the city, chamber, and Mayor's office, strives to join the ranks of the Miami International Boat Show, Miami International Auto Show, South Beach Wine & Food Festival and Art Basel. Miami Beach Mayor, Philip Levine, addressed the crowd at the event, reinforcing that the Miami Beach community stands behind the show as a welcome addition to the other major international shows.

Anita Funtek, founder and CEO of the Miami New Construction Show, thanked everyone for helping to make the show a possibility and shared her unique vision as an economist with a passion for real estate. She was also happy to announce that the keynote speaker for the opening day of the show will be Florida Governor Rick Scott.

"With the four big shows that take place in Miami every year, I thought that there was one thing missing, and that was a luxury real estate show," said Anita Funtek. "Having Governor Rick Scott speak at the show helps strengthen our presence even more because of his powerful influence and we're honored to have him join us."

To close, Peter Zalewski, real estate analyst, journalist and member of the show's Board of Directors, highlighted a new survey compiled by and sponsored by the Miami New Construction Show that reveals data detailing rank, market, minimum price per square foot and presale ration in South Florida. This survey gives realtors and buyers a deeper insight into the South Florida real estate market. For more information about the Miami New Construction Show please visit

The Miami New Construction Show is an annual three-day real estate exhibition that takes place during Labor Day weekend at the Miami Beach Convention Center. The Show brings together key stakeholders in the market of luxury condominiums in South Florida to create a marketplace where buyers meet sellers and service providers. In numbers, the show represents more than 100 new luxury development projects in South Florida, close to 80 real estate related-professionals, and 35,000 visitors from all over the world. The Miami New Construction Show is a central event for the real estate market in South Florida and an international reference in luxury living. For more information about the Miami New Construction Show please visit

The National Hotel Miami Beach, the official hotel partner of the Miami New Construction Show, is an iconic Art Deco landmark located oceanfront in the heart of South Beach. Opened in 1939, the National combines the style and glamour of the Deco era with contemporary luxury. After renovations were completed in 2014, this family-owned, timeless hotel has been meticulously restored to its original grandeur.

The National Hotel has been awarded with the prestigious AAA Four Diamond and Forbes 4 1/2 Star, it is affiliated with Preferred Hotels & Resorts and was recently inducted into the Historic Hotels of America. The National is a sister hotel to the distinguished Hotel de Paris, St. Tropez, which was fully renovated in 2013.

For more information, please visit or call (305) 532 - 2311.

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