• One Downtown - Orlando
  • Regatta - Miami Beach
  • Palladium - Prague
  • Edgewater Lofts - Edgewater
  • One Aventura - Aventura
  • Las Olas by the River - Ft. Laud.
  • Bay View Lofts - Miami Beach
  • Gallery Art - Edgewater
  • Prague City Center - Prague


Mckafka Development Group is a fully integrated real estate group with development, property management and realty services, specializing in construction and acquisition of properties in South Florida.

Directors Fernando Levy Hara and Stephan Gietl realized their shared passion for real estate and architecture while attending the Advanced Management Development Program in Real Estate (AMDP) at Harvard University Graduate School of Design. AMDP is exclusively for entrepreneurs and senior-level professionals with minimum 15 years of real estate-related experience.

Levy Hara and Gietl have developed residential and commercial projects in South Florida, Europe and Latin America including the successful waterfront condominiums Regatta and Bay View Lofts in Miami Beach. Since it¹s inception, Mckafka Development Group has acquired properties and development sites with $50 million in value and has sold more than 400 units mostly to international investors. With it’s latest development, The Crimson, Mckafka Development Group will leave an imprint on Miami’s skyline.

Stephan Gietl

Stephan Gietl, originally from Austria, was responsible for the completion of a mix-used project called Palladium in Downtown Prague with more than one million square feet of shopping center, office and parking space. Stephan is instructor of Executive Education at Harvard and member of Harvard\'s Board of Real Estate Academic Initiative.

Fernando Levy Hara

Fernando Levy Hara, originally from Argentina, planned, designed and built more than one million square feet of commercial and residential projects in South Florida, including Bayview Lofts and Regatta in Miami Beach, and One Aventura Executive Center in Aventura. Fernando is instructor of Executive Education at Harvard and member of Harvard\'s Board of Real Estate Academic Initiative.

  • Beaubois College - Montreal
  • Saint Martin - Quebec
  • Groupe Cholette- Quebec
  • Baseball Stadium - Quebec
  • Commercial Condos - Rosemere
  • Casablanca - Morocco
  • Boisé - Quebec
  • Acuatic Center - St. Hyacinthe
  • Groupe Cholette- Quebec

THE architects anD designers

IDEA Architects

The offspring of Canada’s world-renowned TLA and S.M. Group International architectural and engineering firms, IDEA capitalizes on the full potential of scientific resources through development of integrated design, construction and execution. Their exceptional integration capabilities, allows them to complete projects with remarkable accuracy, speed, reliability and optimization, while remaining true to their commitment to work towards a better quality of life.

IDEA’s impressive list of successful projects includes major hotels, commercial spaces, residential developments, educational institutions, municipal buildings, medical clinics, food chain outlets, industrial facilities, road infrastructure and energy distribution networks.

IDEA Designers

The interior designers of IDEA offer interiors that meet the needs and style of their clients, in which they can evolve into. Their primary target is to highlight the organizational culture. Using interior design language, IDEA’s interior designers create their client’s personal signature. Combining functional and aesthetics aspects, their design team manages interiors from floor to ceiling. IDEA’s interior designers maximize the ergonomic and luminosity of spaces by selecting and harmonizing materials, furniture, textures, finishes, accessories and colors.

  • Apogee Beach - Hollywood
  • Casa Costa - East Palm Beach
  • My Brickell - Brickell
  • Echo Aventura - Aventura
  • Echo Brickell - Miami
  • Sage Beach - Hollywood
  • Trump Ocean Club - Panama
  • Vizcayne - Downtown Miami


International Sales Group LLC is a fully integrated luxury real estate sales and marketing firm representing properties throughout South Florida and Latin America. With a portfolio that includes The Crimson, Echo Aventura, Echo Brickell, Sage Beach, Vizcayne, MEI, Tao Sawgrass, Atrium, Apogee Beach, MyBrickell and more; this team of top real estate professionals provides their clients the latest expertise in marketing, sales and administrative solutions. Founded by Philip Spiegelman and Craig Studnicky, ISG offers developers in-depth local market research and is constantly adapting to market changes to provide immediate return for the real estate developments they represent.

A team that will make it possible

The Crimson mortgage financing team is managed by Jeffrey Brown and Adam Rosenblatt who run the Condominium Division for New Penn Financial, which is one of the strongest capitalized mortgage lenders in the United States and the largest Fannie Mae lender in the Eastern Region of the Country. The team has been engaged to provide not only the important Fannie Mae approval for The Crimson, but also to be the developer’s exclusive recommended preferred lender for its foreign national and domestic buyers.

Both Jeffrey and Adam represented the interests of many of the largest and most prominent hi rise developers and institutional investors in the nation, including Starwood Capital, BCOM, The Related Group, The FDIC, Florida East Coast Realty, Key International and the Disney Pension Fund to name a few of the many. They have also maintained a unique and impressive record for having all of their loan submissions approved in underwriting. The team is nationally regarded for being experts in the very specialized and often challenging world of condominium finance and project approvals and for delivering reliable loan commitments in a fraction of the time of their competitors.

   Corp NMLS #: 3013

Jeffrey Brown

Jeffrey Brown. Manager - Developer Services Division
NMLS ID 317188
Office 786.664-7334
Cellular 786.208.1887


Stated dimensions are measured to the exterior boundaries of the exterior walls and the centerline of interior demising walls and in fact vary from the dimensions that would be determined by using the description and definition of the \"unit\" set forth in the declaration. All floorplans and development plans are approximate and subject to change.