Privé Developers, LLC Select Suffolk Construction Company as Building Contractors For Privé

adfuel – November 27, 2013

National Firm Wins Bid to Construct Exclusive Miami Luxury Real Estate Condominium Project on South Florida’s Last Private Island

AVENTURA, FL – November 27, 2013 – Privé Developers, LLC, led by co-developers BH3 and Gary Cohen as Principal, are pleased to announce the selection of Suffolk Construction as General Contractor for Privé at Island Estates, a one-of-a-kind, luxury real estate project set on South Florida’s last buildable private island.

“After completing due diligence in researching top-tier construction companies in South Florida, Suffolk was the clear choice given their stellar team, track record and expertise. We are thrilled to be working with them on such a unique and exciting project.”

Charlie Phelan, co-developer for Privé

Suffolk Construction is a national firm with Florida-office locations in Miami, West Palm Beach and Fort Myers. They are accountable for more than $1 billion of Miami construction in the last five years.

“Suffolk is extremely excited to be a part of the Privé job,” said Rex Kirby, President and General Manager. “We have built just about every product type in South Florida, however this project presents a unique opportunity to construct an exclusive project on an island location. We are grateful to have been chosen for such an important role in Privé and look forward to delivering a successful project that will leave a memorable and lasting impression on the landscape.”

Privé at Island Estates will be comprised of twin 16-story towers designed by renowned architects Sieger Suarez, including a total of 160 ultra-luxury residences ranging in size from 2,585 square feet to more than 9,000 square feet in select penthouse units. Each residence will feature private elevator entry, flow-through floor plans with 10-foot glass on both eastern and western exposures, 10-foot deep balconies, expansive east/west water views throughout, European kitchens and bathrooms, as well as outdoor summer kitchens.

First-class, resort-style amenities and services include a 10,000 square-foot gym and spa in each tower, private dining and social rooms, pool-side café, wine and cigar rooms, kids rooms, tennis court, two pools, marina, private pier, nature trail, private beach, jogging path, 24-hour gated and roving security, and full-time concierge. All public spaces will be designed by Interiors by Steven G.

BH3 Realty, led by Sales Director Michael Neumann, is facilitating pre-sales, which are currently active and available on-site by appointment only. Privé at Island Estates is slated for completion in mid-2016.

For more information, contact the team now, call 866.811.3759, or follow the latest news on Facebook and Twitter.


About BH3 & Gary Cohen

Led by principals Gregory Freedman, Charles Phelan, and Daniel Lebensohn – BH3 is an opportunistic real estate firm with a core focus on acquiring real estate in South Florida and New York City. In addition to Trump Hollywood, the firm’s impressive portfolio includes 1805 Ponce; Terra Beachside 6000 Collins; and Fontainebleau Sorrento. For more information, please visit

Gary Cohen is the developer of Island Estates, the south island of the property, which consists of 21 exclusive mansions and a marina. As one of the founding families of Aventura, the Cohen family has been in South Florida land development since the 1960’s, resulting in approximately 1,000 acres of land development and planning of high-rise condominiums, multifamily, single family homes, shopping centers, and commercial offices.

About Sufffolk Construction Company

Suffolk Construction is one of the most successful privately-held building contractors in the country. With annual revenue of $2 billion, Suffolk provides preconstruction, construction management, design-build, and general contracting services to clients in the commercial, healthcare, science and technology, education, and federal government sectors. Suffolk maintains a strong national presence with regional offices throughout the Northeast, Southeast, and West regions. Learn more about the company by visiting

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