Publications & Initiatives

MiMo/Biscayne Boulevard National Register Listing, May 2019.

“Case Study: The Vagabond Group & Omni CRA Public-Private Affordable Housing Partnership,” October 2018.

“Gold Dust - Historic Designation Report,” 7700 Biscayne Boulevard, May 2018.

“Restoring Neon on Biscayne Boulevard,” Public Spaces Challenge, Miami Foundation, April 2018.

“Economic Benefits of Historic Designation,” produced for Dade Heritage Trust, March 2018.

"MDC Affordable Housing Practicum - Incentives Panel," Affordable Housing and Historic Preservation presentation, January 2018.

“Superior Apts - Historic Designation Report,” 7800 NW 2nd Ave, December 2017.

“The Vagabond Effect,” Property Tax Assessment analysis for Historically Designated Properties, December 2017.

In the News

Alvarado, Francisco, "Avra Jain, Mattoni Group’s plans for the Bayside Motor Inn in MiMo move forward," The Real Deal, February 8, 2017.

Bojnansky, Erik, “Rebuilding the Boulevard,” Biscayne Times, March 2014.

Chayka, Kyle, “When You’re a ‘Digital Nomad,’ the World Is Your Office,” New York Times Magazine, February 8, 2018.

Coletta, Carol, “Miami developer Avra Jain shares insights on real estate revitalization,” Knight Foundation: Knight Cities’ Podcast, January 11, 2015.

Danseyar, Susan, “Avra Jain: Cutting-edge developer active in 60 to 70 locations,” Miami Today, April 28, 2015.

Doss, Laine, “Developer Avra Jain Purchases Miami River Inn, Reopens Magnum,” Miami New Times, April 22, 2015.

Doss, Laine, “Vagabond Motel Listed on National Register of Historic Places,” Miami New Times, February 10, 2015.

Duran, Jose D., “Avra Jain: Modern-Day Julia Tuttle,” Miami New Times, November 25, 2014.

Funcheon, Deirdra, "Miami Developer Avra Jain's Blueprint For Tackling Affordable Housing: Developers Build For Free," BisNow South Florida, April 11, 2018.

Kallergis, Katherine, "Restaurateur sells 225 Midtown building to Avra Jain for $13M," The Real Deal, May 19, 2017.

McCaughan, Sean, “Avra Jain takes MiMo,” Ocean Drive, August 20, 2014.

Rabines, Amanda, "Avra Jain turns to Overtown for next restoration project," The Real Deal, February 21, 2018.

Rothaus, Steve, “Vagabond owner Avra Jain takes Miami back to the future,” Miami Herald, April 4, 2016.

Sauber, Jenna, “Save What You Have”: Miami Developer Avra Jain on Historic Preservation,” National Trust for Historic Preservation, November 12, 2015.