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Avenue Real Estate Partners: Transforming Miami's Retail Real Estate

Posted by Aaron R. Resnick | Jun 01, 2024 | 0 Comments

In celebration of Small Business Saturday, we shine a spotlight on Avenue Real Estate Partners, a powerhouse in Miami's commercial real estate market. Led by Aaron J. Butler, the firm has become synonymous with excellence and innovation. This blog delves into the company's history, services, major projects, community involvement, and the visionary leadership that sets it apart.

About Avenue Real Estate Partners

Avenue Real Estate Partners is an innovative commercial retail real estate brokerage headquartered in Miami Beach. With over 25 years of experience in South Florida commercial real estate, the firm has been involved in transactions exceeding over $1 billion dollars. Specializing in landlord and tenant representation, ground-up construction, leasing, sales, and market analysis, Avenue Real Estate Partners has solidified its reputation as a market leader.

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Aaron Butler, Founder

Aaron J. Butler: A Visionary Leader

Aaron J. Butler, founder and CEO, brings a wealth of expertise to the firm. With a background in economics, political science, and law, Aaron's leadership is marked by a commitment to innovation and excellence. His strategic vision has transformed Miami's retail landscape, particularly in high street retail markets such as Lincoln Road, Midtown, and the Design District.

Aaron's career began with notable roles in the real estate industry, including serving as Vice President of Comras Company and Executive Vice President of Grouper Financial, Inc. His experience spans retail, office, industrial, and residential real estate. Aaron's educational background includes graduating Magna Cum Laude from Pepperdine University with degrees in Economics and Political Science, and obtaining his Juris Doctorate from the University of Miami School of Law. He is a licensed real estate broker and attorney in Florida, and a member of ICSC and the Urban Land Institute.

Comprehensive Services

Avenue Real Estate Partners offers a wide range of services tailored to meet the diverse needs of their clients:
  1. Landlord and Tenant Representation: Avenue Real Estate Partners provides personalized services to both landlords and tenants, ensuring that their unique needs are met. Their deep market knowledge and strong negotiation skills enable them to secure the best deals for their clients.

  2. Ground-Up Construction: The firm manages construction projects from conception to completion, overseeing every aspect to ensure quality and efficiency. Their expertise in ground-up construction has led to the successful development of numerous high-profile projects in Miami.

  3. Leasing and Sales: Avenue Real Estate Partners facilitates successful leasing and sales transactions in Miami's competitive real estate market. Their comprehensive market analysis and strategic marketing efforts help clients achieve their real estate goals.

  4. Market Analysis: The firm offers detailed market insights and trends to help clients make informed decisions. Their analysis includes assessments of property values, market conditions, and investment opportunities.

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Miami Beach Commercial Real Estate


Transforming Miami's Retail Markets

Aaron Butler has been instrumental in transforming Miami's high street retail markets, including iconic areas such as:

  • Lincoln Road: Known for its vibrant mix of retail, dining, and entertainment options, Lincoln Road has become one of Miami Beach's most popular destinations. Aaron's efforts have helped attract top-tier retailers and create a dynamic shopping environment.

  • Collins Avenue: This historic thoroughfare is home to some of Miami Beach's most prestigious retail and hospitality establishments. Avenue Real Estate Partners has played a key role in revitalizing Collins Avenue and attracting high-end tenants.

  • Midtown: Midtown Miami has emerged as a trendy neighborhood with a mix of residential, retail, and office spaces. Aaron's strategic vision has helped shape Midtown into a vibrant urban hub.

  • Design District: The Miami Design District is renowned for its luxury shopping, art galleries, and innovative architecture. Avenue Real Estate Partners has been pivotal in the district's development, attracting prestigious brands and enhancing the area's appeal.

  • Wynwood: Wynwood is famous for its colorful street art and hipster vibe. Avenue Real Estate Partners has contributed to the neighborhood's growth by attracting creative businesses and fostering a vibrant cultural scene.

  • Downtown: Downtown Miami is the city's commercial and financial center. Aaron's efforts have helped attract major corporate tenants and transform downtown into a thriving business district.

  • Brickell: Often referred to as the “Manhattan of the South,” Brickell is Miami's financial district and a hub for international business. Avenue Real Estate Partners has played a significant role in its development, attracting multinational corporations and luxury residential projects.

  • Coconut Grove: Known for its bohemian charm and lush greenery, Coconut Grove is one of Miami's oldest neighborhoods. Aaron's work has helped preserve its unique character while promoting growth and development.

  • South Miami: South Miami is a vibrant community with a mix of residential, retail, and office spaces. Avenue Real Estate Partners has contributed to its growth by attracting diverse businesses and enhancing the area's appeal.

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    Lincoln Road Miami

Major Clients and Projects

Avenue Real Estate Partners has worked with some of the nation's top retailers and restaurant groups, including:

  • CVS Pharmacy: A leading healthcare retailer, CVS Pharmacy has partnered with Avenue Real Estate Partners to secure prime retail locations in Miami.

  • Soul Cycle: This popular fitness brand has collaborated with Aaron to establish a strong presence in Miami's high-profile retail districts.

  • Equinox: Known for its luxury fitness clubs, Equinox has worked with Avenue Real Estate Partners to expand its footprint in Miami.

  • Blink Fitness: This affordable fitness chain has benefited from Aaron's expertise in identifying optimal locations and negotiating favorable lease terms.

Aaron has also represented prestigious developers and landlords, such as:

  • TRICAP: A prominent real estate investment firm, TRICAP has partnered with Avenue Real Estate Partners on several high-profile projects.

  • RFR Realty: Known for its portfolio of iconic properties, RFR Realty has worked with Aaron to enhance its presence in Miami.

  • Wynn Resorts: This luxury hospitality brand has collaborated with Avenue Real Estate Partners to identify strategic real estate opportunities in Miami.

1111 Lincoln Road
1111 Lincoln Road
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Notable projects that Aaron has been involved in include premier locations such as:

  • 1111 Lincoln Road: A mixed-use development that has become one of Miami Beach's most iconic destinations. Aaron's efforts helped attract high-end retailers and create a vibrant shopping and dining experience.

  • 800 Lincoln Road: Another significant project on Lincoln Road, this development has attracted a diverse mix of tenants and enhanced the street's appeal.

  • 1058 Collins Avenue: Located in the heart of South Beach, this project has brought new life to one of Miami's most famous streets.

Commitment to the Miami Community

Avenue Real Estate Partners is dedicated to contributing to the growth and development of the Miami community. Their extensive market knowledge and strong relationships within the community enable them to deliver unparalleled service and results. By supporting local businesses and engaging in community development projects, Avenue Real Estate Partners plays a crucial role in fostering a vibrant, dynamic Miami.

The firm's commitment to sustainability is evident in their approach to real estate development. They emphasize eco-friendly practices and sustainable design principles in all their projects, promoting environmental stewardship and long-term community benefits.

Why Choose Avenue Real Estate Partners

What sets Avenue Real Estate Partners apart is their unwavering commitment to:
  • Personalized Service: Each client receives tailored solutions that cater to their unique needs and preferences. Avenue Real Estate Partners takes the time to understand their clients' goals and develop strategies that align with their objectives.

  • Market Expertise: With in-depth knowledge of the Miami real estate market, Avenue Real Estate Partners provides clients with a competitive edge. Their insights into market trends, property values, and investment opportunities help clients make informed decisions.

  • Technological Integration: The firm leverages the latest technology to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of real estate transactions. Their use of advanced tools and platforms streamlines processes and improves client experiences.

  • Sustainable Practices: Avenue Real Estate Partners emphasizes eco-friendly and sustainable practices in all projects. Their commitment to sustainability promotes environmental stewardship and benefits the broader community.

Future Prospects

Avenue Real Estate Partners is poised for continued growth and success. The firm plans to:
  • Expand Services: Introduce new services to cater to evolving market needs and enhance their existing offerings.

  • Enhance Technology: Invest in cutting-edge technology to further streamline operations and improve client experiences.

  • Foster Partnerships: Build strategic partnerships to enhance service delivery and expand market reach.

  • Community Focus: Continue engaging with the Miami community through development projects and charitable activities.

This Small Business Saturday, we celebrate the achievements of Avenue Real Estate Partners and their contribution to Miami's real estate landscape. Under the visionary leadership of Aaron J. Butler, the firm continues to set new standards of excellence in the industry. Support Avenue Real Estate Partners and other local businesses to help build a thriving, sustainable local community in Miami.

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Aaron R. Resnick

Aaron Resnick, a graduate of Leadership Miami, is a leader in the Miami's legal and cultural arts...


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