The Real Deal Miami

Is Moishe Mana a modern day Henry Flagler?

An inside look at the developer’s laser focus on downtown Miami and Wynwood
By Katherine Kallergis | November 05, 2015 09:45AM


A land-swap deal with the county allowed Mana to plan a Puerto Rican community center in Wynwood.

From the October issueOver the past five years, Moishe Mana has embarked on a spending spree in the downtown Miami and Wynwood neighborhoods. During the decades prior, Mana, who immigrated to the United States from Tel Aviv, built a moving-and-storage empire and transformed urban areas including Jersey City. 

Since 2010, he’s been in Miami, assembling downtown what he calls the Flagler District and accumulating about 30 acres in Wynwood. He has targeted the same neighborhood that Tony Goldman, the now deceased founder of Goldman Properties, first started to develop in 2009. [more]