Entries by Caitlin Sherman

Why Signing a Cost-Plus Contract With Your General Contractor Makes Sense

When I am contacted about an extensive remodeling job and/or repositioning of a commercial property, the potential client often wants to know if I should give them a ‘fixed-price’ proposal or do the work on a ‘cost-plus’ basis. My answer is ‘it depends.’ If the job involves building out space in a historic or neglected […]

Cost Effective Luxury Upgrades to Sell A Home/Condo Faster

If you’re thinking about putting your house or condo on the market, you should consider making a few luxury upgrades to help increase your property’s value. Realtor.com has compiled a list of big impact improvements you can make that are surprisingly cost-efficient. Upgrade Your Patio Average cost of a new patio: $3,007  Increase in home […]

Behind the Scenes: Building out the Iconic Grove at Grand Bay

Over the last decade, Miami has become a forefront for cutting edge architecture in the world thanks to starchitects like Zaha Hadid, Arquitectonica and Bjarke Ingels. As a GC, it’s always an honor to leave our imprint on projects that are taking Miami’s skyline to the next level. In fact, the SPACiO team recently completed […]

SPACiO Design Build Spends a Day at Sea with the US Navy

As SPACiO Design Build continues to evolve and adapt to Miami’s ever-changing real estate market, Brian Nisula discovered new ideas for growing the business in an unlikely place…an aircraft carrier. When he was nominated through the Young Presidents’ Organization to attend the Leaders to Sea Program, he didn’t expect a day at sea with the […]

Transforming History into Lolo’s Surf Cantina

Building out Lolo’s Surf Cantina located inside the Marriott Stanton South Beach provided us the opportunity to do what we love best: breathing new life into amazing historic buildings. Turning a portion of the Marriott Stanton into Lolo’s – a bistro serving inspired Mexican cuisine – was an experience that enriched our team’s craftsmanship. Lolo’s […]

Renowned Architect Rafael Viñoly Tells It All

World-renowned Architect Rafael Viñoly, who designed One River Point on the Miami River, spoke to the Wall Street Journal about growing up in Argentina and the path that led him to become a celebrated architect. The 386-unit One River Point, being developed by Shahab Karmely’s KAR Properties, represents Viñoly’s entrance to the Miami real estate market. […]

The Real Deal: A sit-down with Alexander Wertheim: Spacio founder on his business, SoFla’s construction challenges & more

“You’ve got guys that show up today, and three weeks later, they’re gone.”March 23, 2017 10:30AM By Doreen Hemlock Alexander Wertheim is founder and president of Spacio Design Build, a general contracting firm with clients such as Nobu Miami Beach, the Related Group and the Marriott Stanton South Beach. A former pro tennis player on the […]

SPACiO Design Build Tapped to Renovate and Build Out Massive Warehouse in Little Haiti

SPACiO Design Build has been selected by Innerspace Custom Closet Storage Solutions to renovate and build out a 24,000 square foot warehouse in the up-and-coming neighborhood of Little Haiti. Innerspace, a premiere designer of organized closet systems in South Florida that is relocating from Wynwood, is a perfect example of the quality of businesses that […]