A Plan Designed to Solve Miami’s Affordable Housing Crisis, Driven by small and mid-size entrepreneurs creating “infill” projects on small and medium sized lots

If Miami’s political leaders are serious about solving the city’s growing affordability crisis, here’s what a sweeping new plan to be unveiled Wednesday says they need to do: Create a bank to finance affordable housing construction and renovations, streamline permitting and tweak zoning, then get small and mid-size developers churning out 3,200 units of housing…

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“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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