Metropica Taps Former Miami Dolphin O.J. McDuffie & Realty Team as Official Development Ambassador

SUNRISE, FL - Metropica, one of the nation’s largest under-construction mixed-use communities, celebrated the announcement of their partnership with former Miami Dolphins wide receiver from 1993 to 2001, turned real estate professional, O.J. McDuffie and his realty team during a reception recently held at its sales gallery. The Fran and O.J. McDuffie team, comprised of Fran and O.J. McDuffie from Compass’ Sports and Entertainment division, will be new ambassadors for the immense development, spanning approximately 4 million square feet.

During the reception, Joseph Kavana, CEO of Metropica Development LLC and his team, welcomed more than 60 guests, including members of the real estate community and the Mayor of Sunrise Mike Ryan, to Metropica’s sales gallery, where they enjoyed cocktails and hors d’oeuvres and learned about the new partnership with the McDuffie team.

“It is a great pleasure to be a part of this new definitive project that will be redefining Sunrise, and will truly impact our community for generations to come,” said O.J. McDuffie. “We truly value our clients and our mission is to fully support them throughout their home buying journey and we look forward to introducing them to Metropica as one of the best options in the market.”

Based in South Florida, the McDuffie team of luxury real estate advisors has more than 16 years of experience advocating for their clients in search of their new homes, including numerous professional athletes. The teams’ personal approach, plethora of collective experience and knowledge of the area, professionalism and dedication to their clients has established them as one of the most trusted real estate teams in South Florida. Active in the community, the team has earned multiple accolades and directs a foundation supporting underprivileged children in South Florida and oversees an annual toy drive that collects more than 5,000 donations annually for local schools.

“We’re delighted to name O.J. McDuffie and his team as our new ambassadors,” said Joseph Kavana, CEO of Metropica Development LLC. “The McDuffie team’s experience and genuine passion for serving their clients is the perfect addition to represent what Metropica stands for throughout the community.”

Christina Hedrick- Jones, Sales Advisor at One Sotheby's International Realty, will be the in-house agent managing the McDuffie team ambassador.

Metropica’s first residential tower, Metropica One, is slated for completion in early 2019. Located at 1800 NW 136th Avenue in Sunrise, the sustainably-designed 65-acre, $1.5B development will consist of 2,250 residential condominiums, as well as apartments, prime retail and dining experiences, a boutique hotel, a Central Park, and 650,000 square feet of contemporary, class A office space.

The residential component of the development is exclusively being sold by ONE Sotheby’s International Realty. For further information visit or contact the sales office at 954.320.7132.

About Metropica: Ushering in a new era for Western Broward, Metropica is poised to become a destination. As one of the largest mixed-use developments in the country, the project will offer a complete urban lifestyle and true sense of place for the city’s residents and visitors. Once completed, Metropica will encompass approximately 4 million square feet, which will include more than 2,250 residential units; up to 485,000 square feet of prime retail spaces offering a diverse array of shopping and dining experiences; 650,000 square feet of contemporary, class A office space; public spaces dedicated to the arts and boutique luxury hotels offering convenient services and exclusive amenities. Metropica will provide its residents with a tropical modern lifestyle where they can live, work and fully thrive. Designed by an award-winning team of international masterminds, including Oppenheim Architecture + Design, YOO Design Studio, CI Design, and EDSA, the residential component of the development is exclusively being sold by ONE Sotheby’s International Realty, and is currently selling units at the first of eight residential towers. For additional information, visit

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