Do You Have Real (Estate) Questions? Ask A Realtor

In my latest social outreach program, I set out to answer all of your pressing real estate related questions. Launched today on my social channels and my website, Ask a Realtor aims to bring local expertise to any  questions you might want answered by a professional with over 14 years in the industry. Is now a good time to sell? What home improvements will really increase the value of my home? When is the best time of year to list my home? Is it a [...]

Why Work With Jill Penman Group?

The Jill Penman Group offers services centered on the customer and their lifestyle. Conceived from the client’s point of view, we showcase the properties that not only match financials but also suit their lifestyle. For our sellers, we present their properties to the marketplace in the same way. Our philosophy is that bigger is not better, better is better. And the way that we deliver this differentiated and comprehensive service is through local expert knowledge from Jill Penman’s 15 years living in Coconut Grove as [...]

Trends 2015 Market Report Deep Dive: Part II

Last week I discussed  ONE Sotheby’s International Realty launch of the 2015 TRENDS Market Report.  As I mentioned in my previous post, this report is important to the brand because it was developed in collaboration with IRR (Integra Realty Resources)-Miami/Palm Beach, the premier real estate firm in the nation.   One section I find very interesting discusses the Miami luxury condo market, something very relevant in the Grove at new projects like Grove at Grand Bay and Park Grove generate serious buzz. The Miami-Dade condo market [...]

ONE Sotheby’s Exclusive Miami Developments-Part 1

It’s cool to have exclusive insight into the ONE Sotheby’s development projects that are reshaping the Miami skyline. ONE SIR is known and valued for their experience, knowledge and passion of the luxury real estate market. A multitude of top new developments around South Florida have been awarded to our sales team for pre-construction representation in the past year.  Ranging from elegant, waterfront high-rise condos to sophisticated urban living, I’ll be sharing some of my favorites over the next few weeks. The all-new Oceana Bal [...]

JPG Weekend Round-up of Family Fun in Coconut Grove and Beyond

With a busy week drawing to a close, I’m looking forward to spending some downtime with friends and family. As a resident and real estate agent specializing in the Coconut Grove neighborhood, I love spending my time both working and playing in the community. That’s why I’m kicking-off TGIF right with a date night option at Barnacle Historic State Park. Grab a picnic blanket and get ready for the “Master of Suspense” at the park’s Mini Hitchcock Film Festival. An ideal family outing is a [...]

JPG Weekend Round-up of Family-Fun in Coral Gables and Downtown Miami

Art Basel may have come and gone, but lucky for us locals plenty of exhibits and remnants from the fair still linger. Case in point: The Chihuly exhibit at Fairchild Tropical Gardens! On display through May, the collection of spectacular glass sculptures nestled throughout the Garden’s gorgeous grounds can be seen sparkling in the daylight hours or artfully lit during their Tropical Chihuly Nights tour. Animal lover? Visit Downtown Miami’s Bayfront Park for the First Annual Doggy Fest this Saturday. A walk in Downtown’s vibrant waterfront [...]

JPG Weekend Round-up: Art Basel Edition

It’s a busy and exciting weekend in Miami as today marks the official start of one of the most high profile events of the year-- Art Basel Miami Beach. The world-renowned art fair attracts nearly 75,000 people to our fair city, many of whom are a veritable who’s who of celebrity attendees. Art Basel and ancillary events such as; Design Miami, the weekend of performances, exhibits, galleries and exclusive parties throughout the city, showcase Miami’s vibrant culture, gorgeous vistas and unparalleled luxury lifestyle. While many [...]

Active Listing Spotlight: 900 Biscayne Boulevard #2112

News items continue to pile up confirming the progress of Downtown Miami as a new cultural and luxury epicenter. Just last week, Miami Worldcenter cleared its second-to-last governmental hurdle to obtain preliminary approval for construction of the 17-acre mixed-use project. This is one example amongst many proving that Downtown Miami is a neighborhood on the rise. Which makes the JPG listing at 900 Biscayne particularly attractive. The large corner unit is housed in one of the top luxury buildings in the area. The property’s floor [...]

Downtown Miami Goes Up, Up, And Away!

Miami residents gave city leadership an overwhelming mandate to build SkyRise Miami on Tuesday. This new structure will join a slew of architecturally significant towers that are jointly leading the emergence of Downtown Miami as an urban hub. SkyRise Miami will be a 1,000 foot tower with a swooping observation tower that will serve as a tourist attraction behind Bayside Market. Construction plans factor for a 2018 unveiling with an upscale restaurant and a ballroom. When the tower is finished, tourists will also be delighted [...]

New Video: South Florida and ONE Sotheby’s In the Spotlight

With the approach of the Global Networking Event, hosted by Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates in Miami this September, my firm ONE Sotheby’s International Realty has launched a new video that spotlights South Florida’s incredible real estate opportunities. The video features top community and business leaders including Alyce Robertson, Executive Director of the Downtown Development Authority, Michael Goldberg, Chairman of the Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce, and Dan Lindblade, President and CEO of the Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce. Each one shares their perspective on what [...]