Meet Lissette Calderon

Meet your neighbor: the modern-day Julia Tuttle, a real estate queen who believes in creating lifestyles, not just building buildings.

Developer breaks ground on Allapattah apartments

Developer Lissette Calderon recently broke ground on No.17 Residences Allapattah, 1569 NW 17 Ave., the first lifestyle-driven project in this newly rediscovered fruit packing district. The vision behind the 192-unit apartment building is to create...

Rentals Planned for Miami’s Allapattah Neighborhood

Miami developer Lissette Calderon has started construction on a 192-unit apartment building in the city’s resurgent Allapattah neighborhood. No. 17 Residences Allapattah at 1569 NW 17th Ave. will have “an industrial chic décor,” with exposed...

Wynwood is Old News as Developers Move to Uncharted Areas

It’s no surprise when a developer sets his sights on Miami’s Wynwood arts district. But when big names turned up in blue-collar outposts, the real estate community did a collective double take. Hialeah and Miami’s...

Lady Of The River

The Legacy Builder Trouncing through her father’s job sites as a little girl helped Lissette Caledron in her goal of erecting Miami’s skyline. Words by Eric Barton / Photography by Nick Garcia / Fashion Styling...

Miami developer secures $24M to build apartments in Allapattah

Neology Life Development Group, led by Lissette Calderon, obtained a $24.4 million mortgage to build its first apartment complex in Miami’s Allapattah, according to Berkadia. MidCap Financial provided the three-year loan, with a one-year extension...

Miami River developer proposes Allapattah project

Lissette Calderon, a developer best known for her projects along the Miami River, now has Allapattah in her sights. One of her companies has a property in the neighborhood northwest of downtown Miami under contract...

The Thames, The Seine, And…The Miami River?

Lissette Calderon was thinking of London and Paris after she graduated from Wharton, finished an investment banking stint in New York and came back to her hometown of Miami in the late 1990s. “All big...