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A Contemporary Waterfront Bal Harbour, Florida, Home with Dolphin Views

Published January 23rd, 2018 by Theateam

Listing of the Day

Location: Bal Harbour, Florida
Price: $33 million

This contemporary house sits about 300 yards from Baker’s Haulover Inlet, one of only two inlets in Miami Beach where the ocean meets the bay.

If you’re a boater, you have instant access to the ocean, said listing agent Oren Alexander of Douglas Elliman. “If you’re a swimmer, you always have clear, clean water to swim in,” he said.

“It’s the best of both worlds—you’re in a tropical oasis yet within an urban environment,” Mr. Alexander said.

Buyer’s Guide: The Most Expensive Properties for Sale in Miami

Published December 1st, 2017 by Theateam

A modern home set to become a Miami property landmark, 252 Bal Bay Dr was completed in 2016 and designed by award-winning architect Chad Oppenheimer to offer seamless indoor-outdoor living.

Bal Harbour’s Biophilic Eden

Published April 12th, 2017 by Theateam

Playing into the senses of Chad Oppenheim and Shlomy Alexander’s Modernity

We borrow from nature the space upon which we build. – Tadao Ando

Miami's 10 most expensive homes for sale, mapped

Published March 15th, 2017 by Theateam

With Miami's abundance of luxury residential developments and proximity to both the bay and ocean, it's no revelation to see so many active homes for sale with jaw-dropping price tags.

How to model a $36 million mansion

Published November 30th, 2016 by Theateam

Miami has been synonymous with modernism ever since architects like Morris Lapidus and L. Murray Dixon descended upon South Beach during the art deco era. Current-day Miami is home to numerous equally talented architects, including a handful—such as Bernardo Fort-Brescia, Kobi Karp and Rene Gonzalez—whom the Magic City can proudly call homegrown.

Yet, as this stunning property suggests, few have a flair for blending modernism with monumentalism quite like Chad Oppenheim. Set in the exclusive estates section of Bal Harbour, 252 Bal Bay Drive is a new-build, eight-bedroom waterfront estate sprawling over 14,000 square feet. Along with a private dock and translucent infinity-edge pool, the home comes with a pair of indoor tropical gardens, as well as a second-floor art gallery, all for a purchase price of $36 million.