The Evolution of Coconut Grove
Lunch and Learn Panel Hosted by The Related Group and The Terra Group
The developers of the Park Grove community, The Related Group and The Terra Group, hosted a Lunch and Learn panel to highlight the evolution of Coconut Grove and new happenings in the retail, culinary, commercial, design and architecture sectors. The event highlighted the neighborhood’s renaissance brought about by exciting new projects and featured the thought leaders who are taking the village to new heights. The conversation engaged the audience in topics like the latest in development; the redesign of CocoWalk and new Mary Street Class-A office and prime retail that is reinvigorating the area’s live-work-play lifestyle; the public visioning workshop lead by Plusurbia and Perkins+Will; the new and established culinary offerings and much more. Each panelist spoke to the overarching theme of the neighborhood’s continuous growth and its commitment to maintain its historic charm and tree-lined ambiance revered by residents and guests. Held at the Park Grove sales gallery, guests were treated to amazing cuisine catered by James Beard Award-winning Chef Michael Schwartz.
Notable guests included: David Martin, President of Terra; Carlos Rosso, President of Condo Development for The Related Group; Ina Cordle, Managing Editor of The Real Deal; Michael Schwartz, Award-winning chef and restauranteur; Michael Comras, CEO of Comras Company; Chris Dekker, Commercial Real Estate Broker for Mayfair Real Estate Advisors; Robert Lloyd, Architect at Perkins+Will; Maurizio Farinelli, Owner
Photos by World Red Eye