Hector Torres started from humble beginnings in New York City where he learned construction practices and principals working in trade union vocational training programs. He has since completed over 10 million sq. ft. of real estate development. His projects include hi-rise residential luxury condos, multifamily developments, hotels, restaurants, spas, commercial offices and industrial uses. The latest, Boulevard 57, is a catalyst within the MiMo District evolution, incorporating the past, present and futuristic elements that make the district so appealing to domestic buyers. “Boulevard 57 comes to life with artistic architectural design by award-winning Sieger Suarez Architects, landscaping design by ESG2 and curated pieces of notable artwork by Manolo Valdes,” he says. “It will deliver abundant world-class comforts in every facet — from high ceilings, to 7-10 ft. deep terraces with glass railings, summer kitchens in the penthouses and much more.”; Blvd57.com.
As the way we do business constantly evolves, a familiar force in the Miami area is taking on the challenges of an unpredictable future. For Miami Business School, students from all backgrounds are adopting an ethos that business is much more than dollars and cents.
In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, we tracked down a few of Miami’s leading Hispanic entrepreneurs to get a glimpse into what it means to be your own boss and how to effectively balance an ever-changing world where a regular 9 to 5 just won’t cut it.