Wall Street Journal: Russian Developer Sets His Sights on Miami
Billionaire teams up with Missoni for luxury South Florida complex
By IRA IOSEBASHVILI
Updated April 26, 2016 3:55 p.m. ET
Russian property mogul Vladislav Doronin flew to Milan earlier this year to wrap up his deal with Italian fashion house Missoni. The company, he believed, was partnering with him on one of his first U.S. developments.
But once he arrived, Mr. Doronin realized he had been mistaken. Missoni family members bluntly told him they made no commitment. What’s more, he had only a couple of hours to convince them to join him on his $350 million luxury condo project in Miami.
After six hours of eating, toasting and intense negotiations, the family came around. Missoni agreed to lend its name to Mr. Doronin’s latest project and design the interiors and common areas.
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