Exciting things are happening in Fort Lauderdale. Soaring above vibrant downtown, the brand new, move-in ready residences at 100 Las Olas are the city’s tallest address and first new condominium residence in over a decade. Kolter has also recently introduced the project’s newest sales team from Douglas Elliman. Let’s take a further look into the dynamic team elevating 100 Las Olas to a new level!
DOUGLAS ELLIMAN AND THE NEW SALES TEAM
Douglas Elliman is passionate about delivering exceptional client experiences through unmatched reach and outsized influence in the world’s biggest markets. 100 Las Olas is no exception. Douglas Elliman is vetted by over a century’s worth of expertise, from sales, rentals and new development to mortgages and title insurance, the agents are relentless advocates for their clients. Now, the new sales team for Las Olas under Douglas Elliman is ready to bring that knowledge to Fort Lauderdale. Five outstanding agents have been selected to sell out the city’s tallest address:
Giordanna “Gigi” Giusti specializes in selling luxury Fort Lauderdale condominiums. While completing an internship with Ocean Drive Magazine, Gigi recognized a new opportunity in real estate and pursued her career head-on, becoming a driving force in the South Florida luxury market. Her bilingual skills are a valuable asset in assisting international buyers from all over the world.
A graduate of the University of Florida, Gigi became the founder of The Meza Group, which sold more than $650 million in home sales. She was recognized in NRT’s Society of Excellence receiving the International President’s Circle Award in 2012, Sterling Society Team Award in 2013 and the Diamond Society Team Award in 2014 & 2015.
Gigi has been a member of the elite in-house sales teams for 33 Intracoastal, The Wave on Bayshore, Four Seasons Private Residences in Fort Lauderdale Beach and many more. Due to her passion for charity work and her efforts to the community, Gigi was presented the 100 Outstanding Women in Broward award by the Boys & Girls Club and the Fort Lauderdale’s Finest award by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Gigi is a local resident on Las Olas and has firsthand knowledge of all that is Las Olas.
Marc Brandt is a tried and true real estate professional with an entrepreneurial mindset and a lifetime spent in and around the hospitality industry. Marc understands that providing detailed information and helping educate his clients is essential to earning their trust. He prides himself in developing mutual respect and open communication in order to maintain strong relationships. Specializing in the residential real estate of Fort Lauderdale, Marc has represented a wide variety of properties throughout the years. He keeps an eye toward the future, while working with his local, national and international clientele. Born in Hamburg, Germany, Marc moved to Florida with his parents at the age of nine. Without knowing a word of English upon his arrival, he learned English through his peers in a short nine weeks. Attending Florida State University, he majored in Business and Journalism. Today, Marc is focused on his luxury real estate career, a new wife and home. He has a special love for the game of golf. A true gentleman’s game, golf has cemented in Marc the respect for others and high degree of ethics that he grew up with in his family life.
Pietro has 20+ years of experience representing the most prestigious properties in Miami Beach and New York City. Recently awarded “The Most Innovative Marketing Real Estate Agent” by The Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce, Pietro’s marketing prowess and business acumen allows him to guide his clients through the entire sales process. He is a devoted and passionate real estate expert and has brokered several of the most lucrative land deals on Star Island and Golden Beach. Pietro’s past experience includes being Manhattan’s leading downtown penthouse specialist, as well as the Director of Sales for The Ritz Carlton Club and Residences in South Beach and the Mondrian South Beach. Pietro’s luxury residential experience will provide valuable insights for homebuyers at 100 Las Olas.
Born in New York and raised in Italy, Pietro has an appreciation for different cultures and languages. He is fluent in Italian and is an avid global traveler. He currently resides on The Venetian Islands in Miami Beach.
As a member of the Douglas Elliman sales team, Cari Cascio brings a passion for South Florida and extensive local expertise to 100 Las Olas. Cari prides herself in working one-on-one with her clients to understand their needs and guide them to making a new home selection that meets their lifestyle preferences.
Cari is a knowledgeable industry professional with over 15 years of real estate sales experience. Prior to joining 100 Las Olas, Cari served as the director of sales with The Ocean Resort Residences at Conrad Fort Lauderdale Beach, where she oversaw sellout of 290 luxury residences at Conrad Hotels & Resorts’ first resort property in North America.
Cari’s passion for downtown Fort Lauderdale, South Florida sports and entertainment and a vibrant Florida lifestyle is evident in her day-to-day activities. An avid chef and foodie, Cari also loves staying active with Pilates and yoga and giving back by working with seniors in the community. She truly embraces the opportunity to live, work and play in beautiful Fort Lauderdale. Cari is a graduate of the University of Florida.
Originally from Colombia, South America, Andres Zapata moved to the United States at the age of 16 and settled in Newport Rhode Island. Soon discovering that he had a passion for entrepreneurship, he began working as a general contractor at 19 and, working alongside emerging developers, found that he had a real love of the real estate market and a knack for client service.
As Andres developed his business acumen and honed his skills, diversifying his professional endeavors seemed natural and by late 2010 he was the owner of multiple businesses, as well as a resident of South Florida. Never straying far from his roots in real estate, once surrounded by the luxury properties that make South Florida such a desirable place to live, Andres turned his eye toward a career in high-end residential real estate and found quick success.
As a new Realtor, Andres earned Top Producer status in his first year, greatly due to his impeccable approach to client service. Dedicated and tenacious, he proudly serves each client with the attention to detail that perfectly matches client and property every time. Clients from Florida to South America and Europe will find that Andres has a wealth of knowledge that transcends the local market. His command of international markets, affiliation with Leading Real Estate Companies of the World and work as a Certified Relocation Specialist make Andres the perfect agent for any buyer, seller or investor.
Today Andres continues to live and work in the area that he loves and enjoys sharing the benefits of South Florida living with his friends, family and clients. He is fluent in multiple languages.
EXPERIENCE THE HEIGHT OF DOWNTOWN LUXURY
Located at the intersection of Las Olas Boulevard and SE 1st Avenue in Fort Lauderdale, the iconic tower features 46 levels, 113 private luxury condominiums, 238 Hyatt Centric® hotel guest rooms, and three exciting dining venues: Harborwood Urban Kitchen and Bar, Elev8 Rooftop Pool Bar, and Eddie V’s Prime Seafood (coming soon). Homebuyers can choose from four innovative floorplans, ranging from 1,501 to 2,964 sq. ft. with 2- to 3-bedroom residences with dens. Designed for modern luxury living by Kolter Urban, the residences include contemporary open great room plans, gourmet kitchens perfect for entertaining, and expansive terraces with glass railings providing unobstructed long-range views of the city skyline.
A spectacular, one-of-a-kind two-level Penthouse is also available for sale on the 46th level, encompassing the top two floors of the tallest building in Fort Lauderdale. Destined to become the finest residence in South Florida, this expansive residence is a blank canvas for the inspired creativity of today’s top interior designers. Twenty-foot-high ceilings in the great room are framed with soaring curved walls of glass that capture panoramic views of the city skyline and famed Fort Lauderdale waterways. An enormous private terrace wraps around the spacious living areas, creating a sanctuary befitting this mansion in the sky. The Residence features a spectacular owner’s suite designed to impress with a separate private terrace, spa-like Owner’s bath and dual owner’s closets. This magnificent penthouse residence is the pinnacle of luxury and can never be duplicated. Penthouse 4603 stands alone in a class of one as the crown jewel of Downtown Fort Lauderdale.
CAREFREE AMENITIES AND SERVICES
Residents will appreciate the peace of mind that comes with the private amenities and services offered at 100 Las Olas. The elevated 16th level amenities include a state-of-the-art Fitness Center, resort-style private pool with aqua massage jets and day cabanas, casual News Room, Resident Club Room and more. The building also features a 24-hour manned, secured lobby with access control at all entry and exit points, on-site property management, and provides the option to either self-park or opt for valet service.
Enviably located between the Riverwalk and Las Olas Boulevard, 100 Las Olas is in the epicenter of Downtown, surrounded by more than 40 dining venues, boutique shopping, the famed Riverwalk, NSU Art Museum and a myriad of entertainment options. For the jet setter, 100 Las Olas is just 10 minutes from the Fort Lauderdale Hollywood International Airport.
Stop by and meet our newest sales experts from Douglas Elliman! The Sales Gallery is located within the building at Model 1701 – 100 E Las Olas Boulevard, Suite 1701. For more information on Move-In Ready residences or to schedule your private appointment, call 954.800.6263, or visit us at www.onehundredlasolas.com.