Miami's getting another luxury condo.
This time from the makers of James Bond's car.
First came Porsche. Then Armani, Fendi and Missoni. Now Aston Martin is the latest luxury brand to gun for a piece of South Florida’s condo market.The British car maker — known for giving James Bond his wheels since Goldfinger —announced Wednesday that it will partner with wealthy Argentine developers on a 66-story condo tower called the Aston Martin Residences at the mouth of the Miami River in downtown Miami.
The licensing deal marks the auto company’s first venture into real estate. A team from Aston Martin will design the building’s common areas and amenities, including lobbies, fitness centers and a spa.
“It’s not a brand-slapping exercise,” said Katia Bassi, a vice president at Aston Martin.
The company wants to make its mark “in all the [cities] where it’s important to be, and Miami is ...
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