“A new cultural and social energy is coming to the neighborhood” miami herald quotes Fausto in its recent article on the magnificent opening of the Rubell Family Collection in Allapattah

Long before Wynwood Walls, Mana Wynwood and the late, lamented Wynwood Yard began drawing multitudes to a dicey and decrepit old industrial district in inner-city Miami, there was the Rubell Family Collection. Don and Mera Rubell, owners of what’s widely regarded as one of the leading collections of contemporary art in America, first came to…

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Epic Little Havana/Miami River Project Takes an Important Step Forward

Avra Jain, Akara Partners and Mishorim win approvals for hotel and resi projects in Miami The Carlos Zapata-designed 555 Riverhouse garnered glowing appraisals from Urban Design Review Board members for incorporating maritime elements that mesh with Miami River’s character.   When it came to conceptualizing 555 Riverhouse, a new mixed-use project on the Miami River…

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Hundreds of New Homes, Density, Population coming to Allapattah, with another Lizette Calderon Project

Lissette Calderon plans second apartment project in Allapattah 16 Allapattah would have 323 apartments, 20K sf of retail and office space and a 336-space parking structure Lissette Calderon is firmly planting her flag in Allapattah. The Miami Urban Design Review Board on Wednesday approved the developer’s second planned apartment project in the neighborhood. The proposed…

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Amid rising demand, investors acquire apartment portfolio in Little Havana

A group of investors has acquired a 103-unit apartment portfolio in Miami’s Little Havana, with plans to upgrade the properties and flip them amid heightened demand in the neighborhood. The venture paid $10.45 million for the properties. Abiel Ballesteros, the owner of United Dream Real Estate, along with investment partners Rene Sanchez, Sam Jazayri, Luis…

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