MIAMI—With the first-ever eMerge Americas conference underway inSouth Beach, the tech world is looking at Miami—and some industryplayers are setting up shop here. Shiver Entertainment, a new videogame development firm led by industry veteran and former Zynga andElectronic Arts (EA) COO John Schappert, hasleased 16,000 square feet on the second floor of The Offices atSunset Place, which is jointly owned by Simon PropertyGroup and Institutional MallInvestors.

The lease is of the largest new-to-market tech firms to enterMiami in recent years. Shiver's new space is located at theintersection of US 1 and Red Road in South Miami's downtowndistrict. The company expects to hire about 60 employees in timefor the grand opening of its new studio in late 2014.

Tere Blanca, Alison Pages, andAlexander Cahlin of Blanca Commercial RealEstate, which serves as the exclusive leasing broker forThe Offices at Sunset Place, represented the owners in thetransaction. Jacque Huttoe of HuttoeGroup represented Shiver. Neither Simon nor InstitutionalMall Investors could immediately be reached for comment.

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