While a student at UM, Ugo Colombo, CMC Group Founder, managed properties of absentee owners at the Imperial on Brickell Ave. “I went on to buy foreclosed units there and spearheaded a successful sellout of the property,” he says. In 1992, he began his first solo development, the 147-unit Bristol Tower. “I learned so much with that project,” he says. “The fact that it looks just as modern today as it did over 20 years ago is a great feeling of accomplishment.” His latest project, Brickell Flatiron, continues his practice of enhancing the community in by bringing in elements of culture to the space. “Whether it be through art or a restaurant like Zuma, I like to make sure a property is left with something unique and special that everyone can enjoy and appreciate,” he says. The 64th Floor of Brickell Flatiron will boast a spa with therapeutic services, a fitness center and a pool deck with 360-degree unobstructed water & city views; BrickellFlatiron.com.
Located in one of the most diverse and dynamic business centers in the world, Miami Herbert Business School offers unparalleled opportunities to learn, engage and grow. The graduates are thought-leaders who transform business, scholarship and lives. To honor them, Brickell Magazine and the school have partnered to showcase the annual “Go-Getters,” an honor spotlighting recent grads, their successes, hopes and dreams.
When it comes to leaving your mark on the world, few can boast the list of personal and professional achievements that Hilarie Bass has amassed throughout her career — a successful young actress, a formidable corporate defense lawyer, star litigator, international firm leader, civic ignitor, social activist and now Chair of the University of Miami Board of Trustees and Founder of The Bass Institute For Diversity & Inclusion. Through it all, she has captured our attention in front of the camera, in the courtroom, behind the podium and now at the center of conversations of diversity and workplace inclusion around the world.