The Miami Herald
How Businesses Can Help Nonprofits
By Gene Schaefer
Look across South Florida and you will see a region that is being shaped by the mission-driven work of nonprofit organizations. Whether advancing access to education, encouraging better health, assisting the disabled or promoting the arts, these groups are not only weaving a stronger social safety net, they are enriching ...Read More
South Florida Business Journal
Commercial Real Estate Stars Shine Spotlight on Thriving Industry
As you pursue the quick-hit bios that accompany this year's roster of Power Leaders in Commercial Real Estate, you'll see how they highlight many of the major deals and contributions that accentuate how much the industry has improved since the Great Recession.
Like past years, we reached out ...Read More
Carrfour Names Torres to Affordable Housing Board
By Jennifer LeClaire
With affordable housing remaining at focal point in Miami, the competition for talent in this commercial real estate development niche is fierce. Carrfour Supportive Housing, the state’s largest nonprofit affordable housing developer, has named commercial real estate guru Charles Torres as the chairman of its board of directors.
The Miami Herald
Fighting Homelessness in Miami
By Stephanie Berman
In 1993, a group of business and civic leaders at the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce set out to curb Miami-Dade County’s growing number of homeless individuals. Their concerns led the chamber to form a Homeless Committee with the purpose of creating a long-term solution for eliminating homelessness.
That committee ultimately evolved ...Read More
Commercial Property Executive
Executive Spotlight: Stephanie Berman-Eisenberg
By Erica Rascon, Contributing Writer
Stephanie Berman-Eisenberg, president & CEO of Carrfour Supportive Housing since 2005, continues to achieve success through this non-profit organization geared toward developing supportive housing for Miami-Dade County, Fla.’s homeless population. Founded by the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce in 1993, the now 20-year-old organization has applied more than ...Read More
Students Create Blueprints for the Homeless' Future
By Wilson Sayre
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In observation of Homeless Awareness Week, students at Design and Architecture Senior High (DASH) have created models of possible living solutions for the homeless.
Each student in Eric Hankin’s architecture class designed a small apartment ...Read More
The Miami Herald – Neighbors
DASH students design homes for the homeless
By Michael Sharp
Eric Hankin, teacher at Design Architecture Senior High, a magnet school in Miami’s Design District, created a project for his students that would give them hands-on experience, as well as benefit the homeless.
“I like the idea of exposing students to real-life projects,” said ...Read More
Florida Life: Free Falling
By Lori Capullo
Paola Roman, 33
Vice President of Housing Development, Carrfour Supportive Housing
"My reson for wanting to skydive was twofold," Paola Roman says. "One, I envy the freedom that birds have and I wanted to try it out – silly, I know, but I'm a free spirit like that – and two, I ...Read More
Real Estate Bisnow
Affordable Housing Demand Vast, Supply Small
By Dees Stribling
Snapped at a recent housing lottery: Carrfour CEO Stephanie Berman-Eisenberg, along with Miami-Dade Commissioner Bruno Barreiro. One thing the lottery provided is that the demand for affordable housing in South Florida in nearly bottomless. When Carrfour prepared to put 44 affordable units in its Amistad development in Little Havana up ...Read More
Carrfour Determined to End Homelessness in Miami
By Jennifer LeClaire
When it comes to affordable housing in Miami, developers have made great strides over the past 20 years. But there’s much more work to do.
Carrfour Supportive Housing has providing housing for more than 10,000 Miami-Dade County residents over the past 20 years but has a greater goal in mind: ending ...Read More