Those who regularly observe the torrential twists and turns of the Miami real estate market should already be well-acquainted with Magellan Development Group, LLC, and its Executive VP Brian Gordon. The braintrust behind the expansive Midtown Five, this ambitious development represents the first inroads of these Midwestern mavericks into our own sunny city. With 19 years of experience and over $500 million worth of retail real estate development under his belt, Gordon has proven to competitors that he’s someone worth watching. Most notably known for his key role in Chicago’s titanic Lakeshore East Complex, Gordon has also previously worked with such retailers as Bed, Bath & Beyond, Home Depot and Pier 1 Imports; LiveMidtownFive.com.
We sat down with Henrik Cronqvist, Vice Dean of Lifelong Learning & Executive Education at Miami Herbert Business School, to get his thoughts on why Miami is the city everyone is moving to for tech jobs, to start their own business, get funding and develop the companies of tomorrow.
In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, we introduce you to a few of Miami’s most dynamic Latino leaders who are breaking the mold and making the city thrive