WHAT/WHO:Michael Capponi, Chairman of Capponi Construction Group, LLC, will celebrate the opening of his Boca Raton office, along with strategic partner Vanessa Grout, CEO of luxury real estate company Douglas Elliman, Florida Brokerage. Capponi and Grout will be joined by Boca Raton dignitaries including Boca Raton Mayor Susan Whelchel and Palm Beach County Commissioner Steve Abrams.
Also present will be Kenneth J. Gross, Capponi Construction Group President and CEO; Robert Wrieden, Executive Vice-President of Construction;
The ribbon cutting ceremony and reception will be followed by an invitation-only after party at RACKS Downtown Eatery + Tavern in Mizner Park in Boca Raton.
South Florida-based entrepreneur and philanthropist Michael Capponi is Chairman of Capponi Group Corp., an assemblage of companies that specialize in the construction, entertainment and nightlife industries, as well as the revitalization of Haiti. Founder of the Haiti Empowerment Mission, Capponi has been a driving force in rebuilding Haiti through direct aid to its residents and in creating Le Village de Port-Jacmel, a boutique hotel and multi-use destination.
Capponi Construction Group, LLC, and Douglas Elliman, Florida Brokerage are both supporters of SHUZZ Fund, which provides shoes to needy children in Haiti.
444 E. Palmetto Park Road
Boca Raton, Fla. 33432
Thursday, July 26, 2012
6 p.m. Ribbon-cutting
6 to 8 p.m. Grand opening event
9 p.m. Private after-party at RACKS Downtown Eatery + Tavern
Mizner Park, 402 Plaza Real, Boca Raton, Fla. 33432
Valet parking provided at both locations
RSVP@capponigroup.com or 305.695.4410
Holly Poinsett/Susan Cumins at TARA, Ink.
305.864.3434 ext. 110/305.447.1400
About Capponi Contruction Group, LLC
Capponi Construction Group, LLC, is a Miami- and Boca Raton-based bondable licensed Florida general contractor headed by former Bovis Senior Vice President Todd Pennington and former WCI Tower Division executive Kenneth Gross. The company is committed to delivering the construction expertise valued by owners, architects and developers for their most ambitious residential and commercial projects. Since 2010, Capponi Construction Group, LLC, has completed multiple building types, including new construction, renovations and the historic rehabilitation of private residences, estates, condominiums, high-end commercial projects, shopping centers and hotels. For more information on Capponi Construction Group, LLC, please contact (305) 695-4410 or visit
About Douglas Elliman
Established in 1911, Douglas Elliman is New York’s No.1 real estate firm and continues to lead in the luxury real estate category with 70 offices from Manhattan to Miami. Sponsored by the Vector Group Ltd. with a $1.5 billion market cap, Douglas Elliman has established critical positioning in Florida, securing headquarters in the iconic Herzog & de Meuron building located at 1111 Lincoln Road in Miami. The firm’s presence in South Florida now boasts eight offices throughout Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties. Douglas Elliman is the only real estate firm in Florida with more than 4,000 in-house real estate associates. Douglas Elliman’s strategic partnership with Europe’s leading international real estate firm, Knight Frank, ensures unparalleled exposure to 43 countries. For more information, please visit www.ellimanflorida.com.