January 2022

KAR Properties, led by Shahab Karmely, have closed on a $128 million condo inventory loan for the recently completed 2000 Ocean in Hallandale Beach. Madison Capital Realty provided the loan which will be used to pay off a $103 million construction loan issued by Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance in 2018. 2000 Ocean was completed in December 2021 and closings are set to begin January 14, 2022.

KAR Properties first launched sales for the project in October 2017 with Douglas Elliman Development Marketing before partnering with Edgardo Defortuna’s Fortune International Group to take over sales and marketing in August 2018. The project officially broke ground in November 2018 with Suffolk Construction as the contractor.

2000 Ocean rises 38 stories, providing spectacular views of the Atlantic Ocean and Intracoastal Waterway. The boutique condo tower, which is designed by Enrique Norten of TEN Arquitectos with concept design by Kobi Karp Architecture & Interior Design, landscape architecture by Sasaki and interior design by Minotti.

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