The real estate business in Florida has become a hub for investors. Real estate sector caters to the growing housing needs of the residents and visitors in various parts of Miami. One of the famous regions where the real estate is business is booming is Palm Beach County. Research shows that this area has lots of empty properties and is attracting a large pool of buyers.
The majority of Miami residents are financiers and the rest work in the health care sector. Most of these people are not homeowners but rent a variety of flats. For this reason, there is a niche for investors looking to buy properties to rent. Most entrepreneurs are opting to buy single-family houses, which are then split into single rental units. The mortgage business has also picked up in the recent years, with most people choosing to acquire their properties. Additionally, the increasing population along the Miami coastal line is expected to boost the real estate business. The housing needs in Palm Beach County are expected to increase by 10 percent by 2010.
About Samuel Strauch
Samuel Strauch is the executive principal of Metrik Real Estate, a real estate company based in Miami. Strauch joined the prestigious Hofstra University where he studied bachelor’s in BA. Strauch is also a former student of globally respected universities, including Erasmus University Rotterdam and Harvard University. Strauch’s expertise lies in investment property, real estate, and asset management.
Before investing in the real estate business, Strauch worked in the banking sector. He later joined the family business in South Florida. Upon gaining sufficient work experience, Strauch launched his private practice in 2002, which has continued to grow up to today. His company deals in equity sourcing, development, acquisition, brokerage, and management. Strauch’s real estate firm has operations in Latin America and South Florida. He has heavily invested in the restaurant and Internet business.
Adam Milstein is an active philanthropist who supports Jewish organizations that value tradition and pro-Israeli policies. He is a real estate professional with over 30 years of experience, founder of the Milstein Foundation. Many of the organizations the Milstein Foundation supports include campus coalitions that promote Jewish causes throughout US universities, and others educate Jewish groups in ancient Hebrew language, learning about the Torah, and other old documents and teachings. Milstein’s pro-Israeli causes have had a far-reaching influence, including naming Milstein to the Jerusalem Post’s “Top 50 Most Influential Jews” list for 201, a list that includes people like Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, US Senator Chuck Schumer, and philanthropist Lynn Schusterman.
Adam Milstein was born in Israel to a homemaker and building framer. Both his parents had relocated to Israel after it was declared they were a recognized nation-state in 1948. Adam’s father even fought in the young nation’s independence war prior to becoming a framer, and Adam would also follow in those footsteps when the time came. Adam moved around with his family as a young man and learned many of the skills of his father’s occupation. He served in the Israeli army in the Yom Kippur War of 1973, serving in the unit under then Commander Ariel Sharon. Once Adam had completed his service, he enrolled at the Technion Israeli Technology Institute. He got his bachelor’s in business and real estate, and after marrying Gila Elgrably he worked with his father on various property developments.
Adam Milstein moved with his wife and young children to Los Angeles in 1981 where he soon completed his MBA at USC. He became a real estate agent at Hager Pacific Properties where he later became Managing Partner. In addition to founding the Milstein Foundation, Adam Milstein has helped start several advocacy groups including the Israeli-American Council (IAC), the American-Israeli Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC), Stand With Us, and Israel Allies Foundation (IAF). Milstein has spoken at various campuses and seminars.