Amicon Construction Management brings new life to aging buildings

Amicon ConstructionSouth Florida has become a region in perpetual development, with new condominiums and businesses constantly springing up. This new competition has left older buildings in need of a facelift to maintain their market value. Amicon Construction Management, founded in 2005, has picked up on the newfound need for middle-market building renovation and collaborated with many local businesses. Amicon Construction Management specializes in overseeing condo renovations, single-family home construction and restaurant/hospitality works. They have recently completed a project to revamp the 27,000-square-foot spa and fitness center on Williams Island. Amicon is owned by CEO Adam Mopsick, President John Wood, CFO Ross Adickman and VP of Construction A.J. Mueller. For the full story in The Miami Herald click here: Amicon Construction Management helps old condos feel young again

 

FIU Celebrates City of Miami Beach’s 100th Anniversary

MBUSAs part of an expansive partnership with the city that began last year, FIU is hosting numerous events in conjunction with the 100th Anniversary of Miami Beach.

Though the celebration runs all year, the major centennial events will be held March 22-26, including a performance by the FIU Symphony and Concert Choir at St. Patrick’s Cathedral on March 25.

According to John Stuart, associate dean of cultural and community engagement in the College of Architecture + the Arts (CARTA) and executive director of the Miami Beach Urban Studios (MBUS), FIU has had a significant presence on Miami Beach for years ­­­­­– so partnering with the city was a natural fit.

Beyond the centennial events, projects included in FIU’s partnership with the city range from sea level rise and transportation to dual enrollment and new courses at MBUS.

Located in the iconic 420 Lincoln Road building, FIU’s MBUS has worked with city leaders for months to help plan FIU’s collaboration with the centennial. In addition to MBUS, the Wolfsonian-FIU and the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU will play a part in the festivities.

Oberhausen Marketing & PR (OBR) is not only a business of Miami Beach, but is also a vested party in the future of the community. South Beach local Josh Oberhausen, President of OBR and member of the Board of CARTA, is passionate about seeing these projects through to fruition.

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Amicon Construction: Building the New Miami Design District

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The Miami Design District is undergoing a complete renaissance that will bring together some of the world’s most upscale retailers. Construction teams are working at a rapid pace seven days a week and by 2016, the district is expected to include over 120 luxury brand stores, some of which, will be the first Miami location.

One local construction firm is at the forefront of the Miami Design District’s transformation, Amicon Construction.

Amicon, a leading boutique construction firm in South Florida that specializes in upscale commercial interiors, is currently working on several exciting new projects in the Miami Design District – including Brown Jordan, an iconic leisure furniture brand, Miu Miu, part of the Prada Group, Chrome Hearts, a luxury lifestyle brand, Jason of Beverly Hills, celebrity jewelers and a new retail space on 3711 N.E. 2nd Avenue.

These retailers specifically chose Amicon because of its understanding of the neighborhood, relationships, and local resources that help them save time and money.

For more information on Amicon Construction visit www.amicon.us

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SoBe Local Experience Held at Macchialina Restaurant

 

Chef Michael Pirolo of Macchialina and Diego Ganoza of Gravity Brewlab

Oberhausen Marketing & Public Relations’ monthly SoBe Local event was held at Macchialina, a casual Italian taverna located on Alton Road between 8th & 9th that’s part of the Pubbelly group. Chef Michael Pirolo served tasty hand carved porchetta sandwiches with choice of toppings including crispy potatoes, broccolini and pepperonta while Diego Ganoza of Gravity Brewlab’s poured his specially brewed “Saizonetta” beer. Art being part of the SoBe Local experience, local celebrity artist Krave was in the house creating one of his pieces “El Fresco” style. Read more