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Fashion bigwig to open manufacturing facility in Miami

Celebrity designer Naeem Khan is planning to launch fashion house on Miami River
Naeem Khan and 1175 NW South River Drive

Naeem Khan and 1175 Northwest South River Drive

Celebrity fashion designer Naeem Khan is planning to open a new fashion house on the Miami River. The facility would manufacture clothing for Khan’s high-end brand.

The property, a county-owned lot located at 1175 Northwest South River Drive, would combine a manufacturing space with a training center, according to the Miami Herald.

Miami-Dade County commissioners have given their initial approval to the Khan organization, even offering discounted rent and the option to eventually purchase the vacant property.

Khan plans to spend $6 million developing the 30,000-square-foot building.

“We’re big on modeling. We’re a hot destination. Fashion feeds right into that,” said Bruno Barreiro, the county commissioner who sponsored the land package. [Miami Herald]Christopher Cameron