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Lenny Kravitz to design new Miami hotel

Tuesday, August 30th, 2011

The pop star well-known for his lavish way of life has agreed to style the suites for Miami’s new SLS hotel, more fully proof of the urban renewal which is leading to the metropolis to lead Florida in housing industry recovery.

Kravitz will join main developer Phillippe Starck to produce the second in Sam Nazarian’s elite SLS hotel chain, which commenced lifestyle in Beverly Hills. The singer, who runs his own style agency and has previously had a give out the fit-out of the neighbouring Delano hotel, could style the hotel’s much more exclusive accommodations, such as a luxury bungalow and a penthouse suite.

Despite the entire cave in of property costs in Florida, the city of Miami, particularly the hip, modern neighbourhood of South Beach, continues to retain its values somewhat well, and the new hotel should no doubt underscore its value as a destination for American celebrities and sports stars. Rooms at high-yielding neighbour hotels the W and Gansevoort start out at $800 a night in high point season.

Since the preliminary property crash in 2008, revenue in Miami possess rebounded strongly and though international students have still most discounts to be found, it looks to be main the Floridian housing market recovery. Top line of single family properties increased by 18% year-on-year in December 2010, and have been up 70% from December 2008, in accordance to the Miami Association of Realtors.

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