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Miami Beach Convention Center Redevelopment, Fertility and the Modern Couple, A Straight Shot of Jim

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Episode 220: 06-27-2013

Miami Beach Convention Center Redevelopment

Ambrish Baisiwala is chief executive officer of Portman Holdings. Ambrish brings over 18 years of global real estate experience to his role at Portman Holdings, as well as a strong corporate strategy and property development skill set from his broad geographic and work exposure.

Prior to joining Portman, he was development director of ALDAR Properties PJSC in Abu Dhabi, UAE, where he was responsible for a development portfolio in excess of $30 billion. Earlier in his career, he was development manager for the Greater Union Organization for the Middle East and India. Prior to that, Ambrish held various senior positions with Coopers & Lybrand Consulting and the TATA Group. He has worked in the USA, India, the Middle East, Southeast Asia, and Australia, across a broad spectrum of property types and responsibilities.

Ambrish has a bachelor’s degree in commerce (honors) from the University of Rajasthan, India, and an MBA from the Melbourne Business School, Australia. He is a member of Urban Land Institute, the Atlanta CEO Council and a Charter Member of TiE.

We discuss global real estate trends and his firm’s bid to redevelop the Miami Beach Convention Center.

Fertility and the Modern Couple

Our UHealth guest is Dr. George Attia, associate professor of clinical obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and director of the UHealth Reproductive and Fertility Center.

Dr. Attia, will discuss fertility issues faced by many women. He will be featured in an article on fertility in the upcoming Miami Herald special health section on women’s health, scheduled for Sunday, June 30.

A Straight Shot of Jim

Jim will discuss the types of business issues he has worked on this week including:

  • Urban and suburban apartment development
  • Retail
  • Private equity investing
  • Social media
  • #CRE
  • Philanthropy

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