Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Alex Lastra, Senior Managing Director of Atlantic | Pacific Development, Appointed President of Latin Builders Association

Alex Lastra
MIAMI, FL – Miami-based Atlantic | Pacific Companies (A|P Companies), a fourth generation real estate company, is pleased to announce Alex Lastra, Senior Managing Director of Atlantic | Pacific Development (A|P Development), a subsidiary of A|P Companies, was appointed as the 22nd President of The Latin Builders Association (LBA).

The LBA is the largest Hispanic construction association in the United States and is a nonprofit organization, which includes a vast array of individuals and companies related to the South Florida construction industry. 

Previously a member of the LBA’s board of directors, Lastra’s goal for the LBA is for continued growth and believes in being a strong voice for its members

"I want to be a voice protecting the industry to continue growing opportunities for developers and contractors. If there is any problem affecting the real estate industry in Miami, the Latin Builders are there to protect the interest of its members,” said Lastra.

Prior to joining A|P, Lastra was a member of The Lastra Group, a design/build firm developing small offices as well as large luxury residences. Following his tenure at The Lastra Group, he joined The Related Group of Florida.

Randy Weisburg
During his six years at Related, Lastra was responsible for all facets of real estate development including initial site planning, land entitlements and acquisitions through construction and project close out.

 Lastra received his Bachelor’s degree with a specialization in Finance from Florida International University graduating with Honors.

Randy Weisburd, A|P's Chief Operating Officer, says "A|P is delighted to have our Senior Managing Director serve as the President of The Latin Builders Association. Our senior team leaders continue to take leadership roles throughout our community; we commend their commitment and dedication."

For more information about A|P and its array of real estate services including development, property management, affordable housing, and construction, visit or call (800) 918–1145. Follow A|P on Facebook (@AtlanticPacificCompanies), Instagram (@APCompanies) and Twitter (@APCompanies).

For a complete copy of the company’s news release, please contact:

Jessica Wade Pfeffer | | (305) 804 - 8424
Margie Sernik | | (786) 200 - 2516

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