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									350 Las Olas Place Stiles Corporations newest and most
stunning residential project celebrates commencement of construction with a Ground Breaking Ceremony. Featured: Interiors by Steven G. Team Members, Maria Llamas, Corey Beberman, Bernadette Mercado, Fulvio Rottigni

Featured: David Honorik, Sean Stepelton, Jim Ellis, Bill Encinosa, Terry Stiles, Steven G., Linda Jones-Gonzalez, Bryan Roberts

Featured: Interiors by Steven G. Team Members, Norma Ashman-Smith, Lisa Ricci, Bernice Nathans, Sandra Fandre, Linda Jones-Gonzalez, Karen Schwartz

One Bal Harbour WCI’s latest project
will be the first hotel-condo to be built in Bal Harbour in 47 years. Located in the prestigious, world-renowned community of Bal Harbour, the project will consist of 183 Luxury Oceanfront Condominiums priced from $1million and up. First class amenities include a restaurant, spa, state-of-the-art fitness center, concierge service, two pools, maid service, theatre and social room, wine and card rooms and a news café.

The VUE, Ft. Lauderdale IBSG has been contracted by
Cornerstone Premier Community to design the sales center and public spaces for the “Vue” Residences and Beach Club located on North Ocean Blvd in Ft. Lauderdale. The “Vue” offers two 15-story buildings, each with 78 units towering over the beach and park. With only five units per floor, virtually every residence will have an ocean view. One, two and three bedroom homes range from 910 to 1,800 square feet. Featured amenities will include a beachfront cabana club with direct access to a tropically landscaped park, a fully equipped fitness center, and a party entertainment room. A formal lobby, concierge and valet services will be part of the building amenities. Prices range from the low $300,000s.

Las Olas River House

100 East Las Olas
A new 25-story tower with 44-exquisite residences built to meet the overwhelming demand of homebuyers seeking an extraordinary urban lifestyle. Developer Richard Zipes says, “This last piece will complete the puzzle.” Residents can expect 15 additional cabanas on the eight-level pool deck, on-site small offices and guest quarters. Residences are move-in-ready and completely appointed, from the finished floors down to the last detail.

debuted their grand opening with three models, Michelangelo, Tuscana and Carrara, all designed by IBSG. Boynton Beach’s newest luxury condominium community being developed by Richard Zipes and Tarragon Realty Investors Inc., features an 11,00 square foot Italian Palladian-style clubhouse. This multi level showcase has a three-story windowed gallery that provides full views to the lavishly appointed pool/spa deck, the Intracoastal Waterway and four-acre nature preserve. Other amenities include: a state-of-the-art fitness center, waterfront swimming pool and heated spa, outside entertainment area complete with gas grill and expansive sun deck, lighted tennis courts, library, a great room with fireplace, billiards room, indoor basketball and volleyball courts and captivating Mediterranean gardens. Prices range from $150,000 to $300,000.

Ocean Palms, Hollywood is the first ultra-luxury
condominium to be built on the ocean in Hollywood in the last 25 years. Developed by Ocean Palms LLC, a joint venture between two renowned South Florida development companies, The Plaza Group and Avatar Properties, Inc. Neil Fairman, president and owner of The Plaza Group, adds, “Ocean Palms will draw from the best each partner has to offer”. That being said, IBSG is thrilled to be the designer for the sales center and public spaces. “We’ve worked with both developers in the past, The Plaza Group/The Palms and Avatar Properties/Harbor Islands, and we will work together with Neil Fairman and Jon Fels to create a most exceptional lifestyle at Ocean Palms”, says Steven G.

Each issue will introduce you to four of our employees. We proudly introduce Steven, Gail, Ellen and Cliff
Steven Gurowitz is the founder and president of Interiors by Steven G. Inc and is a member of ASID. Steven was born and raised in New York and at the age of 19 relocated to Florida. He has turned his 30,000 square ft showroom, complete with a staff of 49, into the number one design firm in South Florida. Steven and his team have been designing private homes for many prestigious upscale clients, including a list of famous sports figures. He is the number one choice among top developers. There are at least 65 awards, received over the past 10 years, proudly on display in the showroom. ANTIQUITES recently debuted Phase I and is currently undergoing construction on Phase II. This one-ofa-kind original antique gallery has been a dream of Steven’s for quite some time and he couldn’t be happier with the way it’s progressing. Steven G. is very thankful for his continued success and therefore is actively involved with The Children’s Home Society and Make a Wish Foundation. Steven G and his staff are deeply committed to both projects and they will do everything and anything from raising money, to clothing donations, to remodeling a home and rescuing a family from hardship. Besides working 24/6, on the 7th, Steven can be found on his 42 foot Cigarette Tiger. His biggest pride and the apple of his eye, is his daughter Lyndsey who will be graduating this year from the University of Miami.

Meet the Team

Gail Weinbrum is the Executive Vice President of IBSG and the Gallery Director of Antiquities. Gail started with the company 14 years ago as a design assistant but realized her passion was in the organization’s administrative affairs. She is a native Floridian who studied creative arts and fashion design. She also donates a lot of her time to various charities and organizations, one in particular, The Children’s Home Society of Ft. Lauderdale. When Gail isn’t busy with work, she enjoys spending time with her children and her 4 adorable grandchildren. When you visit the showroom be sure to stop by Gail’s desk where she proudly displays a gallery of photos of her family. Gail was recently published in the Manager’s Minute column of the Sun-Sentinel, and was a finalist for the South Florida Business Woman of the Year Award.

Ellen Kalick has been with the company for 19 years working right along with Steven from day one. Ellen is currently a project manager, which means, she is at the job from start to finish overseeing all contractors, scheduling and making sure the client is completely satisfied. Born in Manhattan, New York, Ellen moved to Florida 23 years ago. She has 2 sons and 4 granddaughters, Brooke, Lindsay, Ashley, and Jillian. When Ellen isn’t busy on the job she enjoys traveling to visit her family in New York and Georgia, shopping and playing with her new puppy.

New to the G Team
Row 1 (Seated l-r): Jacquie Look, Jessica Amaral, Cytria Escalona, Marcy Levy, Monique Douglas, Debbie Silverberg, Pamela Cantler, Row 2 (Standing l-r): Eric Johnson, Peter Mercurio, Fulvio Rottigni, Vee Merklen, Jin Chae, Joseph Moreau

Clifford Moncur has been with IBSG for 13 years as the Warehouse Manager. Cliff manages a staff of four and sees to the constant needs of the designers with scheduling of merchandise pick-up and delivery. He inspects every single piece of merchandise before he allows it to leave his warehouse. Cliff can always be counted on to lend a helping hand. When Cliff isn’t working he loves to “hang out” with his daughter Ashley. He enjoys basketball, softball and football. Cliff is a native Floridian and we are thrilled to have him as such an important member of our team.

The entire G-Team along with all of our clients, friends, contractors, sub-contractors and vendors are deeply saddened by the loss of a dear friend. “Jill was with our company for 14 years and has grown to become a big part of our family. Although she is no longer with us, my goober’s memory will live on, within me and all of us forever.”

IBSG raises $3,000 for the Children’s Home Society’s 1st Annual “Sunday with the Girls”
The showroom was filled with many professionals demonstrating their talent and donating their time. The ladies were lined up for hair and make-up tips, floral demonstrations, faux finishing lessons, belly dancing instructions, tae-kwon-do and karate lessons, personal training tips, a chiropractor was available for consultations and a psychic reader had the Ladies buzzing with stories. The raffle was a huge success with fabulous gifts donated by many generous people. Many thanks to Panera bread and My Favorite Muffin for supplying us with food and drinks. The children were a big help by hand decorating all the gift bags. We are all very thank-full to everyone who made this event a success. It’s such an important cause and our hopes are that next year’s event will raise even more money for the children.

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Interiors by Steven G recieves the “R. David Thomas Child Advocate of the Year Award”

The Marriott Harbor Beach, Ft. Lauderdale was the setting for over 400 guests who joined in honoring Steven G and the Team at the “Razzle Dazzle and all that Jazz Ball.” Interiors by Steven G has been supporting The Children's Home Society East Broward Auxiliary for many years from delivering Holiday dinners to donating school supplies every September, assuring that each child has everything he or she needs to start off the new school year. The children's Christmas wish lists are fulfilled and delivered by the staff along with one of IBSG architect designers, Richard Dolan, portraying Santa Claus. The team has created their own in-house events to raise money to buy needed items for the home. And the list goes on and on. Whatever they need or want we are there to help. “It's easy to receive an award for L-R Jill Hite, Ibis Lazo Hernandez, Lisa Ricci, Margaret LaSalle, doing something that you love”, says Steven G. Bernadette Mercado, Gail Weinbrum, Jana Hubner Demicco,
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