Barrington Brothers Complete The Kavista Apartment Community in Miami’s Historic Neighborhood

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Located at 471 N.E. 83rd Street, The Kavista is an eight-story residential building in one of the city's most historic and upcoming areas, offering one-, two-, and three-bedroom apartments ranging from 559 to 1,133 square feet.

Barrington Brothers, managed by Arthur and Kenneth Barrington, announces the opening of The Kavista, a 282-unit apartment community in the Village of El Portal in Miami-Dade County. The Kavista marks the Barrington Brothers’ fourth development in the area.

The project team for The Kavista is general contractor ANF Group and architecture and interior design firm MODIS Architects.

“We are thrilled to introduce our newest residential project to the Village of El Portal. The Kavista’s prime location promises a modern living experience tailored to support the community’s growing needs,” said Kenneth Barrington, Managing Director.

The ribbon-cutting ceremony was well attended, and honorary guests included: Village of El Portal Mayor Omarr C. Nickerson, Ph.D.; Vice Mayor, Luis Pirela and Village Manager Christia Alou Esq. In addition, representatives from M iami-Dade County Commissioner Keon Hardemon’s office were also in attendance, including Misty X. Brown, Chief of Staff; Marcus Barfield, District Coordinator and Rosenny Augustine Jean-Louis, Intergovernmental Affairs Coordinator.

“We’re delighted to welcome this new development into our diverse community, which reflects our steadfast commitment to embracing change while staying rooted in our rich heritage,” said Omarr C. Nickerson Ph.D., Village of El Portal Mayor. “As the Village of El Portal continues to grow, we’re ready to tackle the challenges of a growing village while honoring the unique history and cherished values that make it extraordinary.”

Barrington Brothers worked closely with the Village of El Portal to bring a high-quality housing development to this growing neighborhood and position El Portal for the future. The Village is experiencing an ongoing resurgence as the area draws a diverse population from neighboring cities such as Miami Shores, West Little River, Miami Design District, and Wynwood.

The interior of the apartments features modern touches, including quartz countertops, stainless steel appliances, washers, and dryers. The pet-friendly community also provides a wide range of amenities, such as 351 parking spaces, a resort-style pool and deck, an outdoor grilling area with seating, co-working spaces, a theater, a fitness center, and electric vehicle charging stations. In addition, the interior courtyard and landscape design offer a bird-friendly environment filled with a variety of trees and plants to attract a wide range of popular birds. The Kavista’s interior color schemes and furnishings highlight earthy tones resembling lush green meadows and smooth, sandy landscapes.

“We are pleased to be delivering Barrington Brothers’ latest multifamily development in the historic neighborhood of El Portal,” said Al Fernandez, CEO of ANF Group. “This project is a testament to our team’s hard work and dedication. We look forward to contributing to the evolution of this up-and-coming neighborhood.”

The Kavista is within a five-minute walk of numerous community amenities, including grocers, restaurants, health clubs, and Biscayne Medical Center. The property is also close to major thoroughfares, leveraging access to Biscayne Boulevard (US 1), SR-934, and I-95, connecting residents to over 60 million square feet of office and commercial space in the greater Miami area. Barrington Brothers has created and sustained three multi-housing developments comprising of 190 units across the street from The Kavista.