Lyndsi Stafford recently wrote a post on Portman-CMC Miami Beach about Ugo Colombo, President of the CMC Group and Jack Portman, Vice Chairman of the company and Chief Executive Officer for Portman & Associates.
Lyndsi Stafford mentions, “Without the leadership and experience that both Jack and Ugo bring to the table, the Portman-CMC design for the Miami Beach Convention Center wouldn’t be the masterpiece that it is today”.
Read the full post “Who are Jack Portman and Ugo Colombo?”
Jack Portman, vice chairman of Portman Holdings and John Portman & Associates, recently announced that the Portman – CMC bid for the Miami Convention Center will now propose less retail and leasable space than the initial plans. This decision was made after the team received feedback from the public and merchants on Lincoln Road. The new plans propose approximately 100,000 square feet of retail space, which is about half of the initial amount of space proposed. “It’s an evolving process,” Portman said.
To read the full article on the Portman – CMC Group, visit The Miami Herald.
Local 10 recently covered the public’s reaction to the proposed plans for the Miami Convention Center. Both proposals involve making the Convention Center into a more open area with parks and other attractions for the resident’s to enjoy. “We want to make it interesting, fun and inviting to create an overall urban environment that makes it feel like the community’s living room,” said developer Jack Portman, Ugo Colombo’s partner in the project.
To see Portman- CMC Group’s designs for the convention center, visit their website and to read the full article on Ugo Colombo and the Portman – CMC Group, visit Local 10.