Fisher Island Blog

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style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11px;">Dana Albert “D.A.” Dorsey cemented his place in history as the first African American millionaire in Miami. He also has strong ties to Fisher Island as it was he who sold the famous parcel of land to Carl G. Fisher, a land that would go on to become one of the most acclaimed, private, and upscale neighborhoods in all of the southeastern United States....Continued...

 


style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11px;">Have you ever wanted to get some insight into Fisher Island beyond what’s on Wikipedia or the general facts found throughout the Internet? You may want to a quick Google search for the article titled “This Exclusive Island is the Anti South Beach”....Continued...

 


style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11px;">Before the Vanderbilts cemented their status as the “first family” of Fisher Island, it changed hands several times. Previously we discussed Dana Dorsey, and today we’re shedding some light on the entrepreneur, inventor, builder, and racer Garfield “Gar” Arthur Wood....Continued...

 


style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11px;">Way before Carl G. Fisher and the Vanderbilt family became associated with Fisher Island and its history, there was Dana Albert “D.A.” Dorsey, one of the first African-American millionaires not only in Florida but in all of the American South. During his life, Dorsey served as a businessman, philanthropist, and a banker, not necessarily in that order....Continued...

 


style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11px;">The Vanderbilt name holds a strong aura of distinction and equally strong ties to Fisher Island, Florida. One of the members of the family was William Kissam Vanderbilt II, a yachtsman and strong fan of motor racing....Continued...

 


style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11px;">When you want to know where the luxury home market is going and what’s hot in real estate, you can’t go wrong by asking South Florida’s power broker team The Jills. The website Mansion Global connects affluent buyers with high-end properties around the world. It recently interviewed Jill Eber and Jill Hertzberg to discuss various topics related to luxury properties including fully automated homes, the rise in high-end Fort Lauderdale real estate, and much more....Continued...

 


style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11px;">Jill Eber has been a resident of beautiful Fisher Island for more than a decade, and she was raised over in nearby Miami Beach. Eber has developed a finely tuned knowledge of the island and its many properties and is one of its most successful real estate brokers. Jill Hertzberg is also a Miami native and maintains relationships with a number of community members and celebrities. When she isn’t selling real estate, she enjoys playing golf and dedicating herself to community efforts....Continued...

 


style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11px;">The aura of mystery that surrounds Fisher Island makes it one of the most intriguing communities in all of South Florida. With its secrets and mystique, these fun facts may help to familiarize you a little more with some of its unique qualities....Continued...

 


style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11px;">How do you entice the upper echelon of elite buyers in a competitive market? To appeal to these buyers seeking luxury homes, developers are increasingly seeking the assistance of high end designers to create and furnish some of the multi-million dollar properties they’re looking to sell. Details as seemingly trivial as the artwork found on the walls often factor into the sales equation....Continued...

 


style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11px;">By now, you’re probably well aware of Fisher Island’s unique privacy. For those that have yet to familiarize themselves with the upscale island community, there is no way to access the island through traditional vehicular means. The Fisher Island Ferry is specifically designed to transport vehicles, guests, and residents to and from the island....Continued...

 


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