Ivanka Trump’s luxury Miami apartment block accepting crypto for condos


Luxurious Miami residence Arte Surfside will now settle for cryptocurrency as a type of fee for its remaining luxurious residences — together with the Villa Nove penthouse, at the moment listed for $38 million.

The agency has partnered with buying and selling platform SolidBlock, permitting potential patrons to pay in a number of cryptocurrencies, together with Bitcoin and Ether.

The area’s “most unique” condominium is already house to Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner, in addition to vogue blogger Arielle Charnas from One thing Navy. It’s now making an attempt to enchantment in the direction of crypto millionaires and billionaires attracted by Miami’s Bitcoin-friendly repute. 

In accordance with the announcement, the most cost effective condominium obtainable begins at $10.3 million with areas starting from three to 5 bedrooms, with entry to a 75-foot indoor pool, meditation pond, rooftop tennis courtroom, and personal temperature-controlled parking areas. The best sale to this point was $33M for the penthouse condo — the identical one which has simply been relisted at $38 million.

Builders Sapir Corp famous that quite a lot of prime Silicon Valley firms and enterprise capital companies had moved to town and this performed a task within the resolution to simply accept cryptocurrencies.

Miami Mayer Francis Suarez has already met with ‘Dogecoin CEO’ Elon Musk, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, and Google CEO Eric Schmidt in an effort to persuade them to maneuver operation to the sunny state. Cryptofinance agency XBTO Group has a brand new workplace there, Scott Minerd from world funding agency Guggenheim Companions and Peter Thiel-associate Keith Rabois have purchased property, and VC Delian Asparouhov joked on social media about transferring Silicon Valley to Miami. 

Chairman of Sapir Corp Alex Sapir stated the corporate supported Mayor Francis Suarez’s imaginative and prescient to make Miami a cryptocurrency and know-how hub.

“As probably the most unique luxurious constructing within the metropolis, we’re positioning ourselves for a future the place half the world’s billionaires are crypto billionaires, which can occur as soon as Bitcoin reaches $200,000. With cryptocurrencies already creating unimaginable worldwide wealth, it is actual property that can maintain that wealth and supply patrons with a legacy.”

Over the past 12 months, Suarez has made it clear that he desires to landmark Miami because the country’s crypto center and he hailed Arte’s announcement as the primary of many.

“The embrace of cryptocurrency and rising applied sciences throughout all sectors of business is exactly how Miami will change into town of the century,” stated Mayor Francis Suarez. “Arte is setting an essential precedent and I will not be shocked to listen to comparable tales within the close to future.”

A resolution for a brand new cryptocurrency process drive handed on Could 6, trying on the feasibility of permitting the Miami-Dade county to simply accept cryptocurrencies as a type of fee for taxes, charges, and providers.

Subsequent month, Miami will host the world’s largest Bitcoin convention, Bitcoin 2021 convention.