Greater equity requires change. ‘We cannot conduct business the way we have’

“Economic equity is what’s missing in this county, and as a result, there’s a Black brain drain that’s getting worse every year,” Fleuranvil said. “Miami-Dade County needs its own anti-racism solution starting with intentionally increasing procurement to Black firms to reflect the percentage population in the county.” Read full story (08/20/20)


HUD Secretary Ben Carson promotes low-income ‘Opportunity Zones’ Development program in Miami visit

“If it’s not holistic equitable development, to me it’s just another building that’s coming up,” Fleuranvil said. She noted that she’s trying to tap into opportunity zone funding for her own projects. Read full story (09/27/19)


Homebuyers drive up values in South Florida’s lower-income neighborhoods

“On the same street in Little Haiti, for every $80,000 house there’s a $500,000 house on the market,” shares Fabiola Fleuranvil. ” Read full story (06/18/19)


Fabiola Fleuranvil invited to Zillow Speaker Series

As part of the Zillow Group’s Culture & Belonging initiative, Fabiola was invited to join Zillow in New York as its next speaker in its ongoing speaker series. Fabiola discussed real estate investing and how cooperative economics can uplift underserved communities out of economic depression. The session was included New York team members and staff from across Zillow’s 10 offices across the country who joined via video conferencing. (01/15/19)


Florida influencers have their say

“The economy and health of this state are in your hands, and this is a pivotal moment to reshape Florida’s narrative into a more progressive future that attracts diversified industries, increases economic participation for all small businesses regardless of race or socioeconomic status, improves teacher pay and the quality of our education system, restores environmental integrity and builds a transportation infrastructure that will support our population growth and mobility needs.” – Fabiola Fleuranvil
Read full story (11/3/18)


How climate gentrification is changing coastal real estate

“All the community sees is just new people, newcomers coming into the community, buying up properties, raising their property values and property taxes, pricing them out.” – Fabiola Fleuranvil
Watch full interview (8/29/18)


50 Florida leaders discuss the future of our state

The Miami Herald has chosen 50 influential Floridians from across our state to discuss key issues and engage in a thoughtful conversation about solutions our government and our communities can pursue together.
Read full story (7/2/18)

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Miami’s next real estate crisis: climate gentrification

Fabiola Fleuranvil, C.E.O. Blueprint Creative Group and socially conscious real estate investor, discusses the efforts underway to preserve the status quo for residents of Miami’s as-yet-ungentrified communities.
Watch full interview (6/6/18)


Florida must prioritize public schools over charter schools, influencers say

“Charter schools empower parents with school choice and can also be hubs of experiential learning and innovation,” said Fabiola Fleuranvil, the CEO of Blueprint Creative Group. “However, public school funding and transforming the current delivery of education should remain top priority, and the expansion of charter schools should be balanced against prioritizing public school funding.’’
Read full story (9/17/18)

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5 charged with manslaughter in Flint crisis

“The leadership involved from top to bottom need to be dealt with a heavy hand just because of the long-term impact. We need to also understand what the needs of the residents are not just from a health perspective but socially, mentally, and in all capacities.” – Fabiola Fleuranvil
Watch full interview (7/15/17)


Gentrification fears grow as high ground becomes hot property

“When gentrification comes in, the entire community should prosper. It doesn’t mean that you can’t develop and revitalize, but it means being sensitive to that.” – Fabiola Fleuranvil
Read full story (5/1/17)


All-black Miami firm brings investment to Black neighborhoods

“We decided we wanted to make this a black project.” – Fabiola Fleuranvil
Read full story (2/20/17)


Black real estate investment team to invest in Miami

“There is a greater need to be back toward the center city where the center of commerce is, and so that’s why these communities that were neglected 10, 20, 30 years ago are now prime land.” – Fabiola Fleuranvil
Read full story (2/14/17)

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The magical experience of Cuba

Fabiola Fleuranvil, travel curator and CEO of Blueprint Creative Group, organized a group that visited Cuba after diplomatic relations were reinstated
Read full story (7/23/15)

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Fabiola Fleuranvil named a Miami Herald 2014 20 Under 40 emerging leader

“When I see a problem, I fix it. I don’t wait for someone to tell me about the problem.” – Fabiola Fleuranvil
Read full story (11/9/14)


Fabiola Fleuranvil named a 2013 20 Under 40 by South Florida Business Journal

Best advice received: If you’re not growing you’re dying. And you eat what you kill. – Fabiola Fleuranvil
Read full story (6/21/13)


The entrepreneur’s dilemma: being your own cheerleader

“No matter how tenacious you are, it’s tough – very, very tough – to be an entrepreneur. What this means is that you’ll need to be your own cheering section, and that’s because the path you chose is not meant to be understood by the average person.” – Fabiola Fleuranvil
Read full story (7/3/12)