Coconut Grove Waterfront Update – Part 2

This is the second post in my three part series on the revival of the Coconut Grove waterfront. I started with a general update on the initial waterfront plan and the parks and public spaces in Part 1.  Today I will update you on some of the devlopments happening in  the private sector and how [...]

2017-03-14T19:35:37+00:00 February 4th, 2017|

Coconut Grove Waterfront Update – Part 1

Sometimes change goes unnoticed or we read news only of plans and don't see enough action for years. Such was the case with the Coconut Grove waterfront plan. The RFP initially was drafted in 2014, and released in 2005 for a master plan for the Grove waterfront. This led to the final plan presented and [...]

2017-03-14T19:35:37+00:00 January 18th, 2017|

Coconut Grove Named A Top US Neighborhood

Curbed wrapped up their annual Curbed Cup last week, sourcing feedback from passionate residents on the nation’s most beloved communities. An outpouring of love from community advocates helped elevate Coconut Grove to the top 5 on their list of 9. It’s not a surprise. Part of the support for this recognition came from Grove resident [...]

2017-03-14T19:35:49+00:00 February 2nd, 2016|

JPG Weekend Round Up: Celebrate May with Art + Film

Happy May!  I love celebrating local artists which is why I kicking off the new month celebrating music at The Miami International Jazz Festival.  Showcasing a variety of jazz performers, this annual music festival presents diverse jazz expressions and artist throughout Miami.  The event will run Friday May 1 through Sunday May 3. Continue the [...]

2017-03-14T19:36:06+00:00 May 1st, 2015|

JPG Weekend Round Up: Springtime Fun

This is an exciting weekend because it’s finally time for the 21st Annual Bali Ha'i 2015 at The Kampong which I’ve been preparing for as a committee member.  The annual garden party is the premier wine and food event in Coconut Grove featuring local chef celebrities like Michael Mina! Come out Sunday April 12 and [...]

2017-03-14T19:36:07+00:00 April 10th, 2015|

JPG Weekend Round Up: Welcome to Spring!

Happy first day of Spring! This weekend is the perfect time to celebrate the new season by spending time outdoors with family, which is I was so excited to hear about "Bike the Underline" Saturday March 21.  The Underline will transform the land below Miami’s Metrorail into a 10-mile linear park and urban trail! This [...]

2017-03-14T19:36:09+00:00 March 20th, 2015|

Bike Friendly Coconut Grove – Community Update

Citibike is officially available in Coconut Grove and the timing couldn’t be better as we head into the beautiful month of March in South Florida. The bike rental service offers an ideal way to tour the Grove’s commercial district which has been announcing many major upcoming additions from Harry’s Pizzeria & Panther Coffee, to boutiques [...]

2017-03-14T19:36:10+00:00 February 26th, 2015|

Market Trend Alert: Miami Woos Chinese Real Estate Enthusiasts

Bloomberg recently published an article noting a growing interest in courting Chinese real estate investors to Miami’s city limits. City leaders are working with Chinese developers who target Miami opportunities because of its clean beaches and tropical climate. According to the Miami Association of Realtors, Chinese have become one of the fastest-growing segments of foreign [...]

2017-03-14T19:36:11+00:00 February 18th, 2015|

Jill Penman Group – Brickell and Downtown Miami Experts

My team has been growing in size and in expertise on different communities throughout Miami. Our most recent Pending Sale at 90 SW 3rd Street #4009 represents yet another transaction in Brickell. My new buyer’s representative Michelle Chereque brought her client to the table as well as her Brickell/Downtown specialty to make this happen. Michelle [...]

2017-03-14T19:36:12+00:00 February 2nd, 2015|

JPG Weekend Round-up of of Family Fun in Coral Gables

With new and exciting upgrades coming to “The City Beautiful,” its a great time to explore the ultra chic community of Coral Gables. The highly acclaimed Coral Gables Farmers Market comes to the city center each Saturday and aside from offering some of the freshest produce and gourmet specialty foods in town, the market also becomes [...]

2017-03-14T19:36:14+00:00 January 30th, 2015|