A mockup of Gil Dezer’s Porsche Design tower, which is currently under construction.
Rolando Diaz Porsche Design Tower / Construction site walk through with Gil Dezer / Developer Aerial view of the Porsche Design Tower Photographer: Rolando Diaz/Bloomberg

Gil Dezer, a Miami real estate developer who has developed six condo properties for Donald Trump, has set off on his own with two new towers under construction in Sunny Isles Beach – Porsche Design Tower and Residences by Armani Casa. Bloomberg.com reports:

The Porsche Design Tower, when completed, will include car lifts – patented as “Dezervators” – to each apartment’s sky garage, as well as smartphone-integrated door keys and en-suite pool decks. All but six of the 132 units have been sold for up to $17.5 million.

Dezer has called Trump a decisive leader, and views his 1987 memoir “The Art of the Deal” as “the Bible of real estate knowledge.”

“Dezer rubs people the wrong way,” said Peter Zalewski, a consultant and principle at Cranespotters.com, which tracks condo construction. “That doesn’t mean he’s wrong. It just means he’s disrupting the way things are done here.”

“I’m just another developer in the history of thousands of thousands of years. The difference is I’m an innovator,” [Dezer] said.

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