Get Registered for the Miami Comcast Business Waterford 5K – Electric Edition!

Friday, November 6th  SITE OPENS AT 3:00 PM  RACE STARTS AT 6:45 PM

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3.1 Mile Run / Walk Inside Miami’s Premier Office Park – Waterford at Blue Lagoon

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This sanctioned race is open to everyone – so join us! Whether for Business, Social or Family Fun – you’ll love the beautiful setting, delicious assortment of available food, musical entertainment and our special Family Fun Zone.  We welcome individuals, teams and even have corporate tents!  Our very own Senior Property Manager Peter Romero started the event in 2007 and has grown it into the largest Networking and Tenant Event of its kind in the Southeast. The event includes almost 3000 race participants, 65 corporate sponsors, and has contributed nearly $190,000 to benefit Miami Children’s Hospital, Public Schools of Miami-Dade & Broward counties and more.

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Family Fun Zone

A dedicated area just for kids and adventurers too! The fun includes: Inflatable Slide, Rock Climbing Wall, Bouncer and More!

Corporate Tents

Companies can rent a tent complete with banner, tables & chairs. You can even have food catered right to your tent!

The After Party/Entertainment  – When the Race Ends the Party Starts!

Experience an amazing music and sensory filled After-Party featuring renowned DJ, Tony The Hit Man, who will entertain with Music, Light Shows, Dancers, Props and Fun Surprises.The Post-Race Celebration at this Event is truly unlike any other 5K race out there! An Amazing Sea of Light and Color – throughout the race course and around the center stage area! We encourage everyone to come to the event with their MOST ECCENTRIC light-up or glow gear to add to the fun!  #ELECTRICEDITION

Event Beneficiary

Miami Children's Hospital

We are pleased to support COMMUNITIES IN SCHOOLS OF MIAMI DADE as the Charity for this year’s event! Since 2007 we’ve contributed nearly $190,000 to area charities! Communities in Schools of Miami is an affiliate of the nation’s largest and most effective dropout prevention organization, surrounding students with a community of support to empower them to stay in school and achieve in life. They mobilize communities to address both academic and non-academic barriers to learning to help our students. Their unique, proven model positions site coordinators inside schools to mobilize community resources and deliver them directly to kids inside their schools. Services includes mentoring, tutoring, counseling, leadership development, and much more!

 

Waterford 5K Raises $30,000 for the Miami Children’s Health Foundation

Event Organizer Peter Romero of Taylor & Mathis/Senior Property Manager & Adolfo Lopez, Miami Children’s Health Foundation Director, Corporate & Major Gifts.
Event Organizer Peter Romero of Taylor & Mathis/Senior Property Manager & Adolfo Lopez, Miami Children’s Health Foundation Director, Corporate & Major Gifts.

Taylor & Mathis of Florida hosted Miami’s biggest networking 5K event November 7th benefiting Miami Children’s Hospital.  The race raised $30,000 which was donated to Miami Children’s Health Foundation.  Over 3500 people attended the event with 1,500 entrants.

“We would like to give a huge THANK YOU to Taylor & Mathis of Florida. Thanks to their efforts the Comcast Business Waterford 5K raised $30,000 for the children and families at Miami Children’s Hospital! MCH Foundation is proud to have been the charity of choice for Miami’s biggest networking 5K for the 4th year in a row!  Thank you again for your continued support of Miami Children’s Hospital and Miami Children’s Health Foundation. It is through the backing of community leaders like Taylor & Mathis that MCH can continue to make a difference in the lives of children everywhere!”       —  Miami Children’s Health Foundation

The 8th annual Waterford at Blue Lagoon 5K Race (www.waterford5k.com) was held at the Waterford at Blue Lagoon Corporate Park in Miami where Taylor & Mathis leases and manages eight office buildings on behalf of owners MetLife and DRA Advisors.  The race has raised more than $200,000 in support of local causes since its inception. Comcast Business was the lead sponsor for the event with other major sponsors including MetLife, Winn-Dixie, Breitling, Taylor & Mathis, TIAA CREF, Hogan, DRA Advisors, Waste Management, L’Oreal, ThyssenKrupp, OTIS, forair, CRS Facility Services, Brickell Magazine, Holiday Inn, Sofitel and TeamFootWorks.

 

 

8th Annual Waterford 5K November 7th!

COMCAST BUSINESS ANNOUNCED AS TITLE SPONSOR OF 8TH ANNUAL WATERFORD 5K AT BLUE LAGOON

5K 2014The Annual 3.1 Mile Run Will Benefit Miami Children’s Hospital Foundation

Comcast Business in Florida is the new title sponsor of the 8th Annual Waterford 5K at Blue Lagoon: MEGA Glow Edition.  Committed to nearly a decade of health and wellness, the annual 5K (3.1 mile walk/run), which is produced by Taylor & Mathis and TeamFootWorks, will once again wind its way through Waterford at Blue Lagoon Office Park on Friday, November 7, beginning at 6:45 p.m., and will benefit the children and families at Miami Children’s Hospital. The entry fee is $35  through November 6 and $40 on race day. For more information or to register, visit www.waterford5k.com or www.facebook.com/waterford5k, or contact TeamFootWorks at (305) 666-RACE (7223) or www.teamfootworks.org.

Comcast Business provides advanced communications services to organizations of all sizes. The company is currently expanding its fiber-based Ethernet network into Blue Lagoon, which will deliver Internet speeds up to 10 Gigabits per second (Gbps).

“Giving back to the community has always been a part of our company’s DNA,” said Gary Phillips, Vice President of Comcast Business in Florida. “Comcast Business is thrilled to be teaming up with these great local organizations to support Miami Children’s Hospital and the South Florida community through this engaging event.”

With a special competition that awards the overall male and overall female winner, the Comcast Business Waterford 5K is open to individuals, families, companies and businesses.  Participants will have the opportunity to race against their peers during an evening of fun and competition, and will enjoy a post-race MEGA glow-themed after party featuring Tony “The Hitman” with la Hora Loca, an interactive kids zone, South Florida’s favorite food trucks, giveaways and more.

“It’s incredible to be part of a run and company that continues to make strides in South Florida by giving back to organizations that touch the lives of so many individuals in the local community,” said Peter Romero, race organizer and senior property manager at Taylor & Mathis.  “The Comcast Business Waterford 5K at Blue Lagoon is more than just a run and last year’s record participation proves that. With the help of our corporate partners and the dedicated race participants, we’re able to give back year after year.”

For the fourth year, the Waterford 5K will donate 100 percent of its proceeds to charitable causes. A focus will be on efforts on providing additional funding for Miami Children’s Hospital Foundation, a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to create awareness and generate funds for Miami’s only licensed specialty hospital in South Florida exclusively for children, while ensuring that all children have access to state-of-the-art pediatric care. The race has raised more than $170,000 in support of local causes since its inception.

“We are incredibly grateful to Comcast Business, Taylor & Mathis and all of the participants for making children’s health and happiness a priority in our community,” said Lucy Morillo, president and CEO of Miami Children’s Health Foundation. “The funds raised from the event will benefit Together For The Children, The Campaign For Miami Children’s Hospital and will help us to continue fulfilling our mission of providing world-class care for children everywhere.”

Supporting sponsors for the 2014 Comcast Business Waterford 5K include Winn-Dixie, Breitling,  MetLife, Taylor & Mathis, TIAA CREF, Hogan, DRA Advisors, Waste Management, L’Oreal, ThyssenKrupp, OTIS, forair, CRS Facility Services, Brickell Magazine, Holiday Inn, Sofitel, TeamFootWorks and more.

 

Get Excited for Waterford 5K 2014

Waterford 5K is a 3.1 mile run/walk inside Miami’s Premier Office Park. The race is open to everyone – so join us! Whether for Business, Social or Family Fun – you’ll love the beautiful setting, delicious assortment of available food, musical entertainment and our special Family Fun Zone.

The race is on Friday, November 7, 2014 at 6:45 PM at 6100 Blue Lagoon Dr., Miami, FL 33126.

 

BOMA MIAMI Executive Speaker Series Luncheon

 

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Peter Romero, Senior Property Manager,  interviews Jorge Perez, chairman and CEO the Related Group at the BOMA MIAMI Executive Speaker Series Luncheon held at the JW Marriott Marquis Miami on February 24th.

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Romero also presented Perez with the BOMA Miami-Dade’s Vanguard Award.

2013 Broker Event Photo Album

Thank you to the South Florida brokers who joined us at our annual broker appreciation holiday party at The Forge Restaurant in Miami.  It was a pleasure working with you this year.  Wishing you Happy Holidays and much success in the New Year!

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355 Alhambra Hosts Broker Lunch & Renovation Preview

Taylor & Mathis and AEW welcomed South Florida Brokers to a lunch at 355 Alhambra where they debuted a broker incentive program and the recently completed building renovations. The broker who signs the largest new tenant lease with a minimum of 10,000 RSF between January and June of 2014 will win a 7 day Western Mediterranean Cruise!