Loretta Hadley Cockrum And Familyowned Foram Group Planning Environmentally Friendly Behemoth For Brickell
Written by Miami Today on May 17, 2007
The bulldozers are busy clearing ground to make way for a two-tower mixed-use complex on Brickell Avenue near the Miami River bridge that promises to set a new trend in environmentally friendly buildings.
The project, occupying a full block between Sixth and Seventh streets on the west side of Brickell Avenue that will include a pedestrian-friendly plaza, is the fulfillment of a long-held dream of Miami native Loretta Hadley Cockrum, who founded her family-owned Foram Group real estate asset management and development company in Atlanta in 1978.
Ms. Cockrum detailed what the development will comprise, how it is meeting tough green-building standards and what it will mean to the community in an interview with Miami Today international editor Michael Hayes. This is an excerpt from the weekly profile article published in Miami Today. To read the entire article in full, order this issue or subscribe to the print edition of Miami Today.