Israeli Buyers Continue Miami Residential Push

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Alexander Britell
Largely overshadowed in the recent Miami condominium boom driven by Latin American buyers, Israelis have been a quiet mainstay of the area’s residential market. Israeli interest in Miami came relatively early on, mostly in the form of bulk purchases.
That trend was highlighted by a 26-unit purchase by Gamla-Cedron’s Shaoul Mishal in 2009 — one of the first bulk buys after the bust. And the trend of Israeli interest has continued in the years since, although large bulk deals have made way for smaller purchases, brokers say. “Probably 90 percent of my clients are Israelis that do not live [in Miami],” said Dean Bloch, a Realtor at Douglas Elliman Florida in Miami Beach. A significant portion of these are buyers looking to for condominium properties as investments, particularly in downtown Miami, he told The Real Deal. “Everyone has their own vision,” he said. Some have themselves moved from bulk buys to smaller deals. Bloch said one of his clients had started out with a bulk purchase in Hollywood, and had made his way to downtown Miami’s condo market.


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One Response to Israeli Buyers Continue Miami Residential Push

  1. I agree Pamela, most buyers from Israel are looking for investment properties as opposed to buyers from Latin America who want a pie de terre they can use.

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