Sotolongo, Salman, Henderson Architects

Award-winning Sotolongo Salman Henderson Architects LLC, is one of South Florida’s premier planning and architectural firms specializing in residential design. Previously operating under the name of Sotolongo Architects, the firm has created successful and innovative designs for more than 25,000 residential units in South Florida and the Caribbean since 1981. Its clients include many leading builders and developers from South Florida and the Caribbean, including CC Devco (a Carr, Codina Company), The Rockefeller Group, Codina Partners, Lennar Homes, K Hovnanian and Levitt Homes, among others.

Landscape Architect

Witkin Design

At Witkin Hults Design Group, each new assignment is viewed as an opportunity to explore new ideas and bring something completely fresh and unexpected to the marketplace. These principles were established by Andrew Witkin when he founded Witkin Design Group in 1988 in North Miami Beach, FL. Today, their portfolio includes 5-star hotels and resorts, condominium towers, PUD/TND communities, major hurricane restorations, urban infill projects and commercial structures throughout Florida, the Caribbean and Central America.

“Designed with sensitivity, exterior environments can lift the spirit and touch the soul. It is a privilege to have a hand in that.” –Andy Witkin


– Dream It, Build It and Sell It

As a vertically-integrated real estate firm, BUILDING BLOCK is the foundation for successful real estate developments in South Florida.

Investing capital for and alongside its partners, in various real estate and real estate-related ventures, BUILDING BLOCK pursues superior risk-adjusted returns through equity investments in commercial and residential properties.

As a real estate developer that also provides construction management and development realty, BUILDING BLOCK is well equipped to execute strategic business plans for various property types.

BUILDING BLOCK strives to assist clients in achieving their real estate goals and offers professional real estate and management services to owners, investors, and developers of properties.

BUILDING BLOCK’s construction management division provides solutions for its clients. From single-family homes to large multi-site complexes, BUILDING BLOCK provides innovative solutions resulting in exceptional properties.

BUILDING BLOCK provides highly sophisticated sales and marketing services for investors and real estate developers. The sales team provides state-of-the-art strategic management skills to ignite a robust sales platform for new residential and commercial real estate developments throughout South Florida.

Carlos Ortiz, President of Building Block, funded Prodesa International in Miami in 2001 as a concrete shell contractor. Utilizing fast-tracking concrete forming systems, the company successfully delivered more than 3,400 units, building a solid footprint in Florida.

In 2003, Prodesa International launched its first residential development division, providing in-house construction and sales operations from Miami to Palm Beach. In 2018, Prodesa International became an opportunistic land development investment fund which is managed by Carlos Ortiz.

Currently, BUILDING BLOCK is responsible for the following development and construction projects:

· Metro at Edgewater, a 279-units multi-family high rise in Miami, FL (

· Oak Park Davie, a 22-units luxury single-family development Oak Park in Davie (www.oakparkdavie)

· Aquamarine Elementary School, 45,000 square feet building in Miami, FL

· Luxury single-family homes in Key Biscayne, Boca Raton, and Redlands, FL