Dana Shear is a Haute 100-lister and life-long Miamian. When she’s not entertaining in her waterfront home, she can be seen out on the town at all the happening hot spots and parties with her husband, Gary. Here, Ms. Shear tells us her top picks for the city.
Where were you born ?
How long in South florida:
This is a hard one because Miami has so many diverse neighborhoods that meet different people’s needs. I personally thoroughly enjoy living on Venetian Islands
Interior design, sales and marketing for Shear Construction.
Best Sunday brunch:
My home. (Built by Shear Construction, of course!)
Best place for a power business meeting:
Joe Stone Crab
All-around favorite spot in South florida:
Soho Beach House
If you have out of town guests, which hotel would you recommend?
Depending on their needs, Downtown the Epic, South Beach The Setai, Ritz Carlton South Beach
Favorite shopping venue/boutique:
Neiman Marcus, and when we travel, at different locations for a more diverse look. And of course, Bal Harbour Shops!
Best place to buy Jewelry/Watches:
Jewelry from Daniela Swaebe, Watches from Cartier
ESPA at Acqualina
Best Gym/Athletic Facility:
What is your formula for keeping your high-end and/or high profile clients happy?
Service, service, service!
What makes your city unique?
Our beautiful landscape, interesting people, fabulous architecture, both historical and current, and of course our beaches!
Sosta on Lincoln Road
If money was no concern, what is your favorite property for sale today?
A house with a downtown view on one of the islands – the bigger the better.