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How COVID-19 Will Shape the Real Estate Development of the Future

Life as we know it will change in many ways due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but one change that many people are not focused on is how this will affect the future of real estate development. In the matter of months, the wants and needs of real estate buyers have taken a sudden shift. What once seemed important and practical to buyers has now changed to adapt to our new normal.

What Will the Future of Real Estate Development Hold?

According to Forbes, the real estate development buzzwords are quickly morphing into new words like “privacy, virtual, distanced, and mine.” There has been a universal agreement amongst real estate developers that health and wellness will now be at the top of buyers’ wish lists. This may include things like air purification, aromatherapy, cleaning protocols, etc. as a necessity for all buyers instead of those only with compromised immune systems or other special needs.

However, there are others who believe that it may been unwise to overcorrect and completely re-evaluate the real estate market for needs that may only last three to twelve months. It is wise to focus on the trends that are certain and not just those resulting from the coronavirus. If a vaccine is found, the real estate development world could move in an entirely different direction. Ultimately, it is important to always stay up to date on the latest trends in the real estate world and adapt accordingly, but maybe not too quickly.

Learn more about Italian-born real estate developer Ugo Colombo, CMC Group President.

The All New Audi A3 Sedan

Audi’s brand-new update to the A3 Sedan is here and it is a showstopper. This compact sedan offers drivers a sharp, classy look while still being offered at a great price. The I-4 CYL engine, and 7-speed automatic transmission gives you all the speed and power you need on your future adventures.

The Details

Starting with the gas tank, the A3 Sedan offers you a combined 27 miles per gallon, and 36 highway miles per gallon. This means you can spend less time pumping gas, and more time enjoying your new car and creating new memories on the open road. This car also received an award from The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) for its 5-star overall safety rating, which is not easy to accomplish. Also, this vehicle features the Audi pre sense front and side impact beams and driver and front-passenger advanced airbags so that you and your passengers can always feel safe. This car is the perfect solution for anyone who wants a luxury vehicle at a less than luxury price point and who is in the market for a new compact sedan for the warmer months ahead!

Ugo Colombo’s THE COLLECTION has many Audi vehicles to choose from, visit THE COLLECTION dealership to view their selection today.

The 2020 Aston Martin Vantage: The Archetypal Hunter

Making a big statement on the road in 2020 is the Aston Martin Vantage. With a look that is unique and customizable, it is sure to turn heads wherever you take it. The design, engineering and performance allow you to take this car from the track, to country roads, or the busy city.

Design

Each piece of the 2020 Vantage has been tailored to give the car an athletic aesthetic, but at the same time also giving it an aggressive appearance to make others on the road stop and admire. Inside the car, the seats sit lower for a more thrilling experience while you drive.

Engineering

To create a car that handles many kinds of roads, Aston Martin incorporated an aluminum chassis in the body of the Vantage. Under the hood is a twin-turbo 4.0-liter V-8 that gives you 503 horsepower right out of the gate. The Vantage is sure to get you from point A to point B – quickly and in style.

Ultra-Compact Hood

The convertible roof of the Vantage is powered by a Z-fold mechanism and can be lowered at 6.7 seconds or raised at 6.8 seconds at speeds up to 31 mph. This is almost twice as fast as the models that came before!

Ugo Colombo’s THE COLLECTION has many Aston Martin vehicles to choose from, visit THE COLLECTION dealership to view their selection today.

Is Miami’s Real Estate Market Taking a Hit From the Pandemic?

During the COVID-19 outbreak, many industries have been affected and will continue to be affected during these trying times. Since we are living in a time of uncertainty, people are feeling less optimistic and are worried about what the future holds. At the beginning of this year, Miami’s housing market was doing very well, but could this state of fear due to the outbreak cause it all to drop?

Pre-Outbreak Market

Before the coronavirus outbreak, Miami and all of Florida were experiencing an increase in home and condo sales in relation to the previous year. According to the Florida Realtors Association, there was a 9.1 percent increase in single-family home sales in February, and a 10.9 percent increase in condo sales. The average sale price for a single-family home also rose 7.9 percent, with an average sale price of $361,839. The Super Bowl helped spark this market growth for Miami and the surrounding areas. People have been drawn to Florida due to the year-round sunshine, beaches, and many tourist attractions.

The Future of Miami’s Real Estate

For the first time, South Florida saw their population hit 6 million, with Miami Dade hitting 2.7 million residents. Due to the rise in population growth, there will still be a large demand for homes and condos. With many people unsure of what the future holds, Miami’s real estate market is still expected to be strong, especially as everything begins to reopen.

Learn more about Italian-born real estate developer Ugo Colombo, CMC Group President.

The Collection Set to Expand for Jaguar and Land Rover

The Collection is preparing to develop an expansion on their Coral Gables luxury car dealership featuring multiple stories to store separate floor-level Jaguar and Land Rover shops. According to the Miami Herald, the expansion project represents a significant upgrade for The Collection, who has been working to acquire a Land Rover outlet for over fifteen years. The upgraded dealership will be 500,000 square feet, which is sizeable enough to hold 850 new cars, and will be complete with neo-Mediterranean architectural design to merge with the street’s surrounding design.

The upgraded Collection will feature a collaborative design with a showroom faced with dark stone and Mediterranean accents such as vaulted windows, pointed cornices, intricate detailing, and shutters on top floors. The Collection’s continued success can be linked to owner Ugo Colombo’s infatuation with architectural detail and his commitment to spend extravagantly to achieve the opulent look he desires.

The expansion project is a testament to The Collection managers’ decade-long dedication to landing the Land Rover franchise. Given the addition of a Land Rover store, The Collection can expand their portfolio and reach a greater market of individuals interested in SUVs. With the expansion project and the addition of Land Rover, The Collection plans on continuing to expand in order to adapt to the growing market of Miami drivers.

Learn more about Italian-born real estate developer Ugo Colombo, CMC Group President.

The AMB 001: Aston Martin’s First-Ever Motorcycle

There was an unexpected player at this year’s EICMA Motorcycle Show in Milan, Italy. The 2019 EICMA, which took place from November 5th through 10th of this past year, is one of the globe’s most highly respected annual motorcycle events. Nobody expected one of the biggest names in the luxury car industry to make so much noise at the event.

Aston Martin revealed their upcoming AMB 001 Motorcycle at EICMA 2019. This is the brand’s first-ever motorcycle and the first collaboration between Aston Martin and Brough Superior. The combination of Aston Martin’s design expertise and Brough Superior’s engineering capabilities is a recipe for one of most cutting-edge motorcycle creations to date. Only 100 AMB 001s will be made, but this is just the beginning of a new partnership between two of Great Britain’s most iconic brands and it will be exciting to see where it goes in the future.

Pure Style. Pure Performance.

The AMB 001 was designed for unmatched style and performance. The strong body of the motorcycle, which is constructed with only the highest quality materials, features a carbon fiber fin inspired by Aston Martin cars. The motorcycle’s elegant colors and matte black wheels also match the traditional style of Aston Martin Racing.

The AMB 001 is not just a pretty face; there is more to it than meets the eye. This is Brough Superior’s first model with a V-twin turbocharged engine, and it puts out serious power. The lightweight, modern feel of the motorcycle along with its turbocharged, 180-horsepower output is a recipe for a truly unique and breathtaking riding experience.

Ugo Colombo’s THE COLLECTION has many Aston Martin vehicles to choose from, visit THE COLLECTION dealership to view their selection today.

Abstract Art: The New Seller of Luxury Home Real Estate in Miami

Considering how much money one spends on a home, they may want to design it in a way that makes it stand out. Some might paint their front door a fun color or plant an exquisite garden that captures the attention of anyone who passes by, but there is a new, bold design element that people are starting to use in Miami, and that is abstract art. More and more people are starting to incorporate abstract pieces of art inside and outside of their Miami homes, and we are exploring why this is.

Why Miami?

Miami is home to one of the most distinguished art festivals, Art Basel, that brings in artists from all over the world. This art festival has a dramatic effect on the culture of the city, and it can be seen in the luxury real estate market. The showcased abstract art that is appearing outside of more and more luxury homes gives potential buyers even more reason to purchase real estate in the area. These fantastic pieces not only look amazing outside of the home, they also are a benefit to the real estate owner in that they add so much more value to it. When perspective buyers are touring the homes, they can even see art inside hanging on the walls to get a feel of how to showcase their own art in the home once purchased.

Ugo Colombo, CMC Group President knew of the importance of art in the Miami community when designing the Brickell Flatiron with Luis Revuelta. The curved lines of the interior and exterior of the building create movement that draws your eye across the space. The design choices made by Ugo and Luis have created a sense of warmth and welcoming to those who now reside there.

Art Shows

Another strategy that real estate companies have taken to with much success is holding art shows inside of the homes that are for sale. This turns out to be a much different spin on the traditional open house and it brings in people who may not even be looking for a home as perspective buyers. Having the art in the home makes the visit more memorable and allows them to experience the house on a more enhanced level. Miami is one of the biggest cities in the country for art, and where there is art, there are collectors who need a place to put their art.

The First of its Kind: The 2020 Aston Martin DBX

Exciting new changes are happening in the luxury car world, one of which being Aston Martin’s 2020 DBX. This is the first Aston Martin SUV and is founded on the standards of beauty, luxury, and driving dynamics. The DBX does not disappoint when it comes to incorporating the Aston Martin style. Featuring the latest safety technology, comfortability, and luxury, this SUV will give you a thrilling experience the moment you get in the driver’s seat.

Body Language

It may be the first of its kind, but the DBX has Aston Martin style written all over its face and body. The Aston Martin grille featured on this vehicle provides a distinctive and expressive face for the DBX. The muscular curvature of the hood and the body of the car are a showstopper.

The Latest Innovation

This vehicle features the latest and greatest technology on the market. Featuring active all-wheel drive with variable torque distribution and height adjustable air suspension, this vehicle gives you the confidence and flexibility you need to head out on your next adventure.

If you are interested in this vehicle, visit Ugo Colombo’s THE COLLECTION.

2020 Audi Q3: High Tech with High Style

2020 is fast approaching and so are the latest and greatest in luxury vehicles. The demand for luxury SUVs is on the rise and Audi is bringing a new vehicle to the market that is both tech-smart and style conscious. Introducing the all-new 2020 Audi Q3, built for maximum comfort, style and performance.

Design

The 2020 Audi Q3 is not your mom’s SUV. Its sleek, sporty look makes it one of the most stylish crossovers on the market. With many unique color and wheel options based on trim level, you can customize your vehicle to your own preferences. The 2020 Audi Q3 also features attractive LED headlights and a grille that makes its own statement.  The roomy interior of the 2020 Audi Q3 was designed for ultimate comfort and luxury. All trim levels include standard heated leather seats in multiple colors, versatile rear cargo space, automatic climate control, a panoramic sunroof and more.

Safety & Technology

What’s a stylish vehicle if it isn’t safe? That’s why Audi went the extra mile to ensure the 2020 Audi Q3 is one of the safest luxury crossovers on the market. Unlike the competition, every Audi Q3 comes with a standard all-wheel drive system to ensure performance in all weather conditions. With cameras and sensors on the front, side, and rear of the car, the Q3’s advanced Driver Assistance features help you overcome the dangers of the road. These features include rear cross traffic assist, lane departure warning, adaptive cruise control and more. With available rain sensing wipers, automatic brights, keyless entry, Apple CarPlay and everything in between, the 2020 Audi Q3 is one of the most advanced crossovers to ever hit the crossover market.

What are you waiting for? Ugo Colombo‘s THE COLLECTION has tons of 2020 Audi Q3s available in their inventory. Find the perfect vehicle for you!

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The Jaw-Dropping 2020 Jaguar XE

The Jaguar brand aims to create vehicles that get your heart racing and make you feel alive. As always, they did not disappoint with the all-new 2020 Jaguar XE. This flawless vehicle delivers on all aspects of design, performance, and technology.

Design

Create your own custom, striking exterior with the choice of 12 available paint colors that can be solid, metallic, or premium metallic. You can also choose from a range of 7 wheels that range in size from 18” to 20”. Lastly, the R-Dynamic body screams sports car with the sporty front bumper, side skirts and a body-colored rear valance.

Performance

Not only can you customize your exterior paints and wheels, you can also customize your driving experience. Configurable Dynamics enables you to adjust the steering weight, suspension setting, transmission map and throttle response. The 2020 Jaguar XE also features the Adaptive Dynamics system that modifies the car’s response to match the conditions and your driving style to provide balance between comfort, refinement and agility.

Technology

This vehicle is designed with the latest technology in mind. It features a head-up display which projects key information onto your windshield, keeping your eyes on the road with your safety as the most important aspect. There is also an interactive driving display as well as Meridian™ Audio. The interactive driving display allows you to choose to view either a full 3D map or a panel with driving, navigation and audio information. The Meridian™ Audio offers two optional sounds systems which lets you have a personalized experience with your music.

If you are interested in this vehicle, visit Ugo Colombo’s THE COLLECTION.