Abrar “Abe” Ismail

Introducing Abrar Ismail. The owner of Shoe Time, which is a ladies shoes retailer, with storefronts in several states and a company that wholesales around the globe to several different countries. “Abe” grew up in Miami and now resides in Miramar which he and his family like to proudly call it their hometown. He is a happily married man and a proud father of two children. He is a FAU graduate with an BBA degree.

When asked what advice he would give to a crowd of people, his answer- “Never leave anything for tomorrow that you can do today, for tomorrow is never promised.”


Question Answer
Q: What is your favorite thing or something unique about Miramar? A: I like the peacefulness and that the neighborhoods are secluded from the main streets. Miramar the less congested when compared to Miami.
Q: How long have you lived or worked in Miramar? A: I have been living in Miramar for several years now and I’m loving it. My wife and I are proud to own a piece of Miramar.
Q: What Inspired you or led you to your current career? A: My father who originally started the Business.
Q: What are two things or Characteristics that you have that have made you successful in your career? A: My fathers hard work and hustling, which he taught and passed on to me through many experiences. I have learned to work and hustle hard like my father and I hope to teach and pass this tradition on  to my children.
Q: What is your Favorite Restaurant in Miramar, and what do you Love there? Me and my family really enjoy Chili’s. Their Molten Lava Cake is our all-time favorite. One of the best location (West Miramar) and with great service every time.
Q: What is your favorite social outing in this area? A: We love hanging out at the Memorial Regional Park, especially on the weekends. The water park section is my kids favorite and there is almost always an event hosted by the Great City of Miramar. There is always something to do for the whole family.
Q: What is your Favorite sport? Who is your favorite team? A: I love playing and Watching basketball. The Miami Heat is my favorite and my home team.
Q: What is your favorite movie? If you were cast into a major motion picture and had your choice of anyone to be your co-star, who would you choose? I really Enjoyed The Shawshanked Redemption. I would love to co-star with Denzel Washington.
Q: Who is your favorite musician or Band? Dr Dre.
Q: What is your Favorite book? The Hobbit, and I would like to thank my English teacher for making me read it.
Q: What are something(s) on your bucket list? I would really like to check off Skydiving.
Q: What three words or phrases come to mind when you think of the word HOME? Comfort, Peace and Family