Developer Avra Jain, who likes to revitalize areas and reinvigorate buildings like the Vagabond Hotel, is never one to fear change. She has been lauded for her transformative work of Biscayne Boulevard’s Upper East Side and Miami Modern Historic District. Her most recent initiative is redeveloping a defunct warehouse in Hialeah into an entertainment/retail venue called Factory Town.
What is Factory Town? Old industrial site promises a hip vibe for Hialeah news
"Wend your way through the ramshackle old warehouse district on Hialeah's eastern edge, past wrecked cars in the street awaiting repair, and you'll arrive at a nondescript iron gate that slides open to reveal what seems, at fist befuddling glance, a surreal ruined landscape". Read more..
The entrepreneur and pioneering Chris Burch of Burch Creative Capital, yes, that Chris Burch, ex husband of Tory Burch is also banking on Factory Town.
In 2019, she purchased the Anatomy Building in Miami's Midtown district with Bauen Capital. There are a lot of exciting things happening in Midtown including the much anticipated The Standard Residences. The Standard Residences is the first of its kind and everyone in Miami and elsewhere is excited for it. Midtown Miami is inspired by NY's Soho district. It is pedestrian friendly with bustling sidewalks, great restaurants and cafes and a vibrant neighborhood.,
Avra Jain also wants to bring back the speakeasy and reconvert the Gold Dust Motel at 7700 in Biscayne Boulevard in Upper Miami.
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