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Vladislav Doronin, founder, OKO Group and Capital Group
A new force is landing in Miami. This Russian billionaire’s 85-story OKO Tower in Moscow is Europe’s tallest building. He owns the famed Aman resort empire, and is seeking to expand it into city hotels as well. (One potential location: The top 20 floors of NYC’s Crown Building at 57th and Fifth, for which he paid $500M last year.) And in 2009, he bought Shaq’s house on Star Island. So as he’s stepped up plans for a 57-story luxury Edgewater condo, partnering on it with Italian fashion house Missoni, people pay attention. Especially at a time when others are talking condo downdraft and trimming their sails. He also wants to build in Brickell and is said to be eyeing activity on Collins in the 50s, which would be a major neighborhood game-changer.
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