Event Details

Broward MBF 2008 New Member Reception - Sponsored by Las Olas River House

Unique Networking Event Provided Members a tour of the $10 million Penthouse

FT. LAUDERDALE, FL (July 16, 2008) - Las Olas River House, a luxury residential condominium on Fort Lauderdale’s sophisticated Las Olas Boulevard, hosted a New Member Reception for the Broward Chapter of the Master Brokers Forum (MBF), an organization consisting of South Florida's elite real estate professionals.

More than 60 guests attended this unique networking event, which allowed them to tour the 5th Avenue Penthouse, where they were welcomed with champagne. Guests then moved to the Bistro lounge for cocktails and hors d’oeuvres. In addition, guests enjoyed live saxophone entertainment by Will Bridges.
“Our second annual New Member Reception was a fabulous opportunity to introduce prospective members to the organization,” said Carolyn Block Ellert, chair of the Broward MBF. “This extraordinary property – and the event itself – were indicative of the high-quality sponsorship and networking opportunities we enjoy as Master Brokers.”

Brilliantly designed by famed Interiors by Steven G., the 5th Avenue Penthouse is a true architectural masterpiece spanning three stories and more than 8,300 square feet. Priced at $10,000,000, some of its highlights include a private foyer with free-form powder room, a dramatic living room with floor-to-ceiling windows and 360 degree views, two master suites, a theater room, a fitness studio and an entertainment lounge. Exquisite finishes and details were combined with unique sculptures and paintings to create a private art collection 42 stories above Las Olas Boulevard.

With its signature blue-glass exterior, Las Olas River House has set a new standard for sophisticated urban living offering super-luxury residences and amenities in one of the most enviable locations in town. In addition to 24-hour valet and security services, Las Olas River House also features a dramatic lobby, lush pool deck with cabanas and putting green, state-of-the-art spa and fitness center, The Bistro for private events, The Library for a quiet retreat, private dining, boardrooms and five-star concierge services.

The Private Collection consists of the 8 most exclusive residences, priced from over $1 million to $10 million. The on-site Sales Center is located at 333 Las Olas Way in Suite #210. For more information, please call (954) 467-6999 to schedule a private tour, or visit www.LasOlasRiverHouse.com.

Premier Sales Group is the exclusive sales and marketing agent for Las Olas River House. Led by Laurie Ingber and Carolyn Block Ellert, Premier Sales Group excels at the sales and marketing of luxury condominium, condominium-hotel and resort developments. With a track record spanning more than two decades, Premier has marketed more than two and a half billion dollars in luxury residential condominium sales throughout South Florida. For more information, call 954-351-5050 or visit www.premiersalesgroup.com.

The Master Brokers Forum is an organization consisting of South Florida's ELITE real estate professionals. All Master Brokers have achieved a long record of sales success in the region, have committed themselves to the profession's highest ethical values, and continue to educate themselves about their industry and community. For more information please visit www.masterbrokersforum.com or e-mail info@MBFBroward.com.


Steve Spergel, Bill Hahne, Bryan Zand, and Marisa DiLenge

Kent McIntyre, Gladys Castro, Elizabeth Buiani, and Toni Napolitano

Guests at the Broward MBF New Member Reception