MG Developer Hosts The Village at Coral Gables’ Groundbreaking and Harvest Festival

by Cory Arnowitz

In the spirit of Seville, Spain, and in honor of the visionary George Merrick, founder of Coral Gables, MG Developer, under the leadership of Alirio Torrealba, proudly announces the start of a remarkable journey: The Village at Coral Gables. On September 16th, at 504 Malaga Avenue, history was made as they launched the construction. Amongst 600 esteemed guests, including Coral Gables Mayor Vince Lago, Mark Trowbridge, President of Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce, Mayi de la Vega, Founder and CEO of One Sotheby’s International Realty, President Daniel de la Vega, along with cherished residents and prospective homeowners, celebrated the birth of something truly extraordinary.


During the event, Alirio Torrealba, CEO and Founder of MG Developer, shared his profound emotions, remarking, “I’m beyond words today. I feel truly proud to be able to celebrate the groundbreaking of The Village at Coral Gables with all of you and share in this auspicious occasion. It’s been a true labor of love for me and for everyone at MG Developer, my family, our partners, our investors, and the entire community. They have all entrusted us to build a beautiful enclave that is part of the vision George Merrick had when he founded Coral Gables in 1925 and that is exactly what we are doing now.” Coral Gables Mayor Vince Lago also chimed in, stating, “The Village at Coral Gables stands as a testament to our city’s rich cultural heritage. George Merrick’s vision for ‘The City Beautiful’ lives on in this exceptional project. I am immensely proud of Alirio for his unwavering dedication in bringing his vision to life, creating a lasting legacy that will enrich the tapestry of Coral Gables for generations to come.”

The Village at Coral Gables spans 17 lots, enclosed by Malaga Avenue, Santander Avenue, Segovia Street, and Hernando Street. This unique development offers a variety of housing options, including townhomes, lofts, villas, and flats, each with its distinctive style and size. From elegant two-bedroom flats with a study and balcony to charming four-bedroom townhomes ranging from 1,750 to 3,100 square feet, The Village at Coral Gables caters to a range of preferences. Drawing inspiration from Merrick’s seven villages, the project embodies Mediterranean Revival-style architecture, expertly designed by De La Guardia Victoria Architects & Urbanists. The development is adorned with lush gardens, enchanting courtyards, and captivating fountains, inspired by the alcoves of Plaza de España.


Residents of The Village at Coral Gables will enjoy a wide range of modern amenities in the heart of historic Coral Gables. With a state-of-the-art wellness clubhouse, indoor and outdoor lounge areas, fitness facilities, a plunge pool, a library, a conference center, and high-speed Wi-Fi, this development offers a contemporary lifestyle. Its excellent location, near Downtown Coral Gables, golf courses, the Lowe’s Hotel, Biltmore Hotel, cultural attractions, and top dining spots, provides the quintessential South Florida living experience. The Village at Coral Gables, known for its captivating design, luxurious amenities, and ideal location, is set to become South Florida’s premier residential destination, seamlessly blending the charm of the past with modern comforts.

Source: hauteresidence

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