The Miami Downtown Development Authority (DDA) has announced the addition of three new Board members. In a formal selection process, Antonio Alonso, Nitin Motwani and Jay H. Solowsky were recommended by a nominating committee and unanimously approved by the Board of Directors.
Antonio Alonso has been a business and property owner in downtown Miami for over 40 years. He has proven his commitment to downtown Miami with his long-time flagship department store, La Epoca. His past commitments include founding and presiding over the downtown Miami Business Association, now known as the downtown Miami Partnership. Alonso was a previous Miami DDA Board Member from 1980 to 1993. Alonso received a MBA from the University of Miami in 1969.
Nitin Motwani is a principal at Falcone Group, a multi-million dollar private real estate company. He has been in the South Florida market for over 18 years working with the Trump International Hotel and Tower group and Gold Coast Resort Hotel group. His firm recently purchased seven acres of vacant land and warehouses in the burgeoning Park West District, for $89 million. Motwani graduated from Duke University with a degree in international relations and completed his Master of Science in Real Estate Development from Columbia University.
Jay H. Solowsky is an attorney at law with Pertnoy, Solowsky & Allen, PA, specializing in complex commercial litigation and class action law. He is currently a downtown Miami resident and has been in the area since 1976. Solowsky graduated from the University of Miami Law School Cum Laude in 1979.
The Miami Downtown Development Authority, founded in 1965, is a public-private, non-profit business organization that strives to develop Miami’s downtown area. Through its own programs, services and partnership with the city of Miami and other governmental entities, Miami DDA is dedicated to improving the quality of life for employers, employees, residents, property owners and visitors.