Phone Number: 786-217-6733

About Restore 818 Homes

In everything we do we believe in challenging the status quo. We lead where others follow while we help restore the American dream. We transform neighborhoods by creating beautifully designed &  functionally optimized properties built for decades of enjoyment.


Restore 818 Inc. is a leading edge design & development firm challenging the status quo in property transformations since 2010. Located in Fort Lauderdale, FL our team works with residential and commercial throughout South Florida. The design studio, Studio 818, is uniquely equipped to help clients achieve their design goals with 5-star expertise in interior design & Spec Home Development strengthened by nearly 25 years of real estate investment experience. Our exclusive Dream Home Program is for homebuyers who need expert help finding and pre-qualifying a “fixer-upper” to design and transform into their dream home.


Restore 818 Inc. began operations in 2010 in the midst of the worst economic downturn since the great depression. We began operating in what were some of the areas worst hit by the collapse of the bursting of the 2008 credit bubble. Through that we developed a strength rooted in the ability to see hidden potential, execute in the face of fear, and profit in the midst of adversity.

In December 2012 Restore 818 relocated from Los Angeles to Fort Lauderdale to establish ourselves in what we predicted to be one of the strongest and most rapidly appreciating markets in the U.S. (This is already being proven out with Florida surpassing NY as the third most populous States in 2015, five years ahead of projections. You can learn more here why investing in South Florida real estate is a smart move, even if it’s your own personal residence.)

The Founders

The principals, a husband and wife team John-Paul and Janie Micek, contribute unique skill sets and experience to Studio 818 clients.

Janie brings over 15-years of Interior Architecture and Design experience to the company. Her unique design style and finely-honed expertise in space planning and floor plan reconfiguration places Studio 818 in a unique position to help design clients create their dream home.

John-Paul brings over 25-years of real estate investment and development experience in single-family, multifamily and commercial properties.