Images: Diamond tycoon Lev Leviev (left) and real estate guru Shaya Boymelgreen (right)
The Miami development scene has been left in a speculative buzz since it was reported in April that Lev Leviev and Shaya Boymelgreen were definitely going their separate ways. The only LB project bearing fruit of any kind so far has been the Marquis, which has yet to top off. Soleil, Vitiri, Marquis West, and other plans have halted while the two moguls iron out their business differences. NYC-based blogs Curbed and Brownstoner have been observing the slow pace of Shaya’s Brooklyn projects and we, here in Miami, have been wondering the same thing about Vitiri. So what the heck is going on? It seems the split is getting a bit complicated. Read this to find out more.