Midtown activists pressure developer for green space

By | February 4th, 2012 | No Comments

The green space that some Midtown residents want to see become a playground. --photo by Jared Goyette

When real estate developer Alex Vadia and his company Midtown Opportunities bought 16 acres in Midtown in December, he told a Miami Herald reporter that he saw the potential in the neighborhood and that he would keep the community’s interest in mind when looking for ways to develop the property.

“We’re evaluating anything that will enhance the community,” Vadia said.

Since then community activists that have tried to reach him say they’ve been ignored.

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