January 2022

Okan Tower, a proposed 700-foot-tall mixed-use project, will break ground in June following a pause in construction due to the Covid-19 pandemic. 

Bekir Okan, chairman of the Istanbul-based Okan Group, announced that sales were relaunched for the Miami project, at 555 N. Miami Ave.. during a Monday press conference at Okan Tower Miami Residences’ sales office. 

Edgardo Defortuna, president of Miami-based Fortune International Group, whose company was tapped to head sales for Okan Tower, declined to say how many units have been sold so far. 

“We restarted two-and-a-half months ago. It is a big tower with a lot of units,” Defortuna told the Business Journal. “We’ve been pleased with the response so far, but we have a long [way] to go.” 

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