UPDATE: via email, a reader points to this 2006 profile on Pedro Gomez. The profile was written after the Miami Herald deal was announced. Gomez has alot of experience developing properties, but even then there were doubts about the deal:
His rise is worrisome because a severe market downturn may sink developers like Mr. Martin, but Pedro has been around long enough, as an attorney at a prestigious law firm in the Real Estate field, to know that from the second he endeavored to become a developer the stakes would be higher than his buildings. Still, the status quo is all if not more than he ever dreamt of..
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