Privé Island Receives Temporary Certificate Of Occupancy

adfuel – January 15, 2018


Iconic twin tower condominium project sits on the last developable island in all South Florida.

AVENTURA, Fla. – Privé at Island Estates, the luxury twin tower residential development anchored in the waters of the Aventura Intracoastal on the last buildable island in South Florida, has officially received its TCO (temporary certificate of occupancy) on both towers. Closings have commenced in the South Tower, while in the North Tower, new residents have already moved in and are enjoying South Florida’s most lavish Island lifestyle. Privé offers 160 residences in two towers, with unobstructed water views from every window-a distinction you won’t find anywhere else in South Florida.

Privé’s palatial, flow-through residences range from 2,585 to 9,500 square feet and offer from two to six bedrooms. Priced from $2.3 million, Privé is over 75 percent sold. Resulting from a collaboration between Gary Cohen and BH3 founders Greg Freedman, Daniel Lebensohn and Charles Phelan, Privé was designed by celebrated architects Sieger Suarez with social and shared interiors by Interiors by Steven G.

“We’re honored to deliver the most iconic miami condo for sale Aventura has ever seen, as it resides on an eight-acre island that is the last developable island in all of South Florida, meaning nobody else (including us) can ever do something this special again,” said Greg Freedman, Principal of BH3 Management.

Residents can now experience the unique lifestyle of living on one of the few private islands in South Florida, while having everything they need at their fingertips – from world-class shopping venues, including the U.S.’s third largest shopping mall, Aventura Mall, world-class dining to a private marina and 360-degree water views.

“This property is so unique and holds views unachievable anywhere else in the area,” states Gary Cohen, co-developer of the residential development. “It is the embodiment of resort lifestyle and a success story for the books, considering the logistics, scale and scope of an extraordinary project of this kind.”


Privé offers five-star, resort-style amenities with 70,000 square-feet of air-conditioned public spaces and expansive outdoor leisure spaces, including a 360-degree running path outlining the island, tennis court, outdoor dining terraces, a residents-only poolside bistro, a private fishing pier, two expansive swimming pools and a private marina for yachts up to 135 feet in length.

Each tower boasts its own 10,000 square-foot, two-story fitness center and state-of-the art spa with his and her steam and sauna. Lavish social rooms include a private library and dining room, plush wine room and cigar lounge, expansive outdoor patio areas and more. Other distinctive amenities include a pet-grooming salon, in-house car wash service, and a collection of lobby-level suites, suitable for use as guest accommodations, offices, art studios, staff quarters, etc., and available for purchase by any Privé owner.

The Grand Lobby at Privé

Residents’ Private Library

View the amenities gallery


Residents will also experience artful gestures woven into every corner of the development, through Privé’s multi-million-dollar art collection consisting of more than 100 masterpieces on view throughout the island.

The collection starts with the development’s staple, commissioned sculptures by award-winning Australian,
Matthew Harding, and renowned artists trying their hands in the residential world, including New York City’s beloved artist, Ross Bleckner, adding two additional pieces to his Dome Series and Shay Kun’s Tear Drop Series, known for works that present the world in a shifted perspective. Other artists, include Domingo Zapata, Pedro Reyes, Juan Kaneko, Alex MacLean, Tom Swanston, Gail Foster, Klaus Leidorf, Scott Ingram, Gregor Turk, Carol John and Jeffrey Milstein.

Leading the art program is BH3’s Daniel Lebensohn, NYC-based art curator Kipton Cronkite and Interiors by Steven G designer, Julia Chi. Residents also enjoy the exclusive option to engage Mr. Cronkite and/or Ms. Chi for private consultation on their own residences.

“Art has become an essential component of luxury living, so we put together a program that encompasses commissioned pieces by some of the world’s most renowned and emerging artists that have a personal impact in the world of architecture and the world’s natural elements,” said Daniel Lebensohn of BH3.

Lobby sculpture by award-winning Australian artist, Matthew Harding


Residents and their guests have on-demand access to Privé’s exclusive residents-only poolside restaurant, Privé Café, run by the acclaimed Chef Aldo. A showcase of seasonally inspired, contemporary cuisine derived from Italian and Peruvian influences, the café will serve as an extension of residents’ own kitchens, with breakfast, lunch and dinner served seven days a week. Residents will also enjoy poolside gourmet bites, in-home deliveries and dinner-party catering services with on-site chefs and wait staff. All luxury services can be requested and scheduled with the touch of a finger using Privé’s proprietary app.

Private Dining Terrace

View the Privé brochure, fact sheet and other downloads

For more information on Privé, contact a sales executive at (305) 440-4397 to schedule a tour.


About Privé at Island Estates

Privé® is located on an eight-acre private island set between Williams Island and Sunny Isles Beach. The twin iconic 16-story towers designed by renowned architects Sieger Suarez, will be comprised of a total of 160 ultra-luxury residences ranging in size from 2,585 square feet to more than 9,500 square feet for select penthouse units- the pinnacle of Miami luxury real estate.

Every Privé residence will feature private elevator entry, flow-through floor plans with 10-foot glass on both eastern and western exposures, full 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, poolside café, wine and cigar rooms, kids’ rooms, tennis court, two pools and Jacuzzis, marina, private pier, jogging path, 24-hour gated entry and roving security, and full-time concierge.

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, 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 1960s, resulting in approximately 1,000 acres of land development and planning of high-rise condominiums, multifamily, single family homes, shopping centers, and commercial offices.

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