Stephen Bittel is a leading real estate entrepreneur in Miami, Florida. For over four decades, Stephen is the founder of Terranova which is his real estate company. Bittel recently talked about his career as a real estate entrepreneur in which he revealed some interesting details about his career.
According to Stephen Bittel, Terranova is a company that is focused on using multiple strategies to invest in real estate. As well as investing in real estate, Terranova is also involved in private equity. The company was founded in 1980 and has grown into South Florida’s top commercial real estate firm. Today, the company has over one billion dollars worth of assets.
A native of Miami, Florida, Stephen Bittel, completed his compulsory education in Miami and later went on to attend college in Maine. After completing his undergraduate degree, he went on to study abroad for one year after being awarded the Watson Fellowship. While studying abroad, Stephen came up with his idea for a business after forming valuable connections in the real estate industry. While he went on to become a real estate entrepreneur, Bittel has said that he originally planned to become a lawyer.
Today, Terranova is currently completing some new projects. One of these projects includes Lincoln Road Miami. He is also looking to complete another project called Miracle Mile in Coral Gables. These are a number of commercial developments in the city of Miami. His company is also in the midst of redeveloping a gas station, convenience store and car wash that he plans to restore to their pre COVID 19 levels of revenues and profits.
When it comes to success as an entrepreneur, Stephen Bittel has mentioned that there are a few personality traits that you should have. These include integrity, empathy and a strong drive. He believes that entrepreneurs must be honest in order to establish trust with customers and vendors. Bittel mentioned that empathy for others is also important so that you can focus on meeting the needs and addressing the concerns of your customers and clients. Lastly, Stephen believes that having a strong drive will allow you to continue pursuing goals so that you attain success.