When TA Associates acquired a 17-acre development site in Miami-Dade’s prestigious Doral neighborhood, Walter Robinson and his team took the opportunity to present a master-planned, multi-phased office campus concept that would be close to surrounding executive housing and convenient to Miami International Airport.

One of the most recognizable buildings on the downtown skyline, this iconic tower was originally known as AutoNation Tower and served for many years as the headquarters for the country’s largest retailer of cars and trucks. But in 2008 due to industry challenges, AutoNation announced they would not renew their master lease and would instead consolidate into a newer and smaller building.

Developer Alberto J. Perez of AJP Ventures controlled a key corner site in the heart of Coral Gables, Florida. Strategically situated at the corner of Ponce de Leon Boulevard and Catalonia Avenue, the property was the perfect location for a mixed-use office/retail project.