Moishe Mana To Demand 30-Year Tax Abatement, Says Development Will Take Time

Moishe Mana is preparing a “package of demands” from the City of Miami and Miami-Dade County, according to a new interview in the Biscayne Times.

The demands will include a 30-year tax abatement, a reduction in parking requirements, changes to the impact fee structure, and tax incentives for new businesses moving to the City of Miami.

Other highlights from the interview include:

  • At times, “Mana doesn’t seem so sure when he’ll be taking his Cinderella to the ball” and developing his properties
  • “Sometimes I wonder myself if I’m just like a shopaholic,” Mana said. “Like women will go buy bags, I like to buy buildings.”
  • Mana complained that his taxes have “tripled”
  • Amazon has been leasing a 50,000 square foot warehouse from Mana in Wynwood for Prime Now delivery
  • Mana blames President Trump for instability that has delayed and “almost closed down” his plans to develop in Wynwood. He also says he would not have bought in Miami to begin with if he knew Trump was going to be elected
  • He has signed a MOU to purchase 1000 acres in Panama as an alternative location for his trade center
  • He might leave America altogether if Trump is reelected, at least for some time

 

Update:  Moishe Mana has released a statement in response to the interview, saying he is working daily to make the project a “game changer”

 

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Anonymous

A B S O L U T E L Y NOT!

If you don’t want to pay the taxes then sell your property and let someone else develop.

RX727SFL

that clown will never develop in downtown or wynwood he is a land flipper. i can name 15 properties that have been built in those areas within the last 3 years it isnt stopping other developers from building.

Anonymous

He buys a bunch of land to raise up prices for his own gain, then says he does not want to pay taxes? He is willing to let his own buildings become desolate and run down, now he wants to not pay taxes so the neighborhood around it can do so as well? What a joke!

Anonymous

He’s suffering from a Trump environmental affection. We hope it will end in two years or sooner with an impeachment.

Miami1

This guy is a joke…Moishe “Mañana” Mana!!

Anonymous

Ultra Mañana with this 30 year plan he wants. Not sure if he would even be around in 2050.

Suomynona

Moishe Mañana!!!

Love the name! Lol

Dokter

This is the sole reason I would ever vote Trump.

Anonymous

To hate someone that much to vote in such a despicable person like “Individual 1” is a sad commentary on your values, intelligence, and maturity.

Anonymous

Living in Miami, Moshe Mana has a much more direct impact on your life than any president. He is deliberately and maliciously keeping our downtown in the slums for his own personal gain and now he wants to ransack the city’s’ coffers. I would love nothing more than for Mana to make good on his word and leave this city; never coming back. 4 more years of Trump would be a small price to pay.

Anonymous

Speak for yourself.

Dokter

There’s a difference between “would” and “will.” Obviously, lost on you, despite your rapier wit.

Anonymous

Fuck this guy

Anonymous

Mana you are Not a developer… Just flip your properties and spare us.

Anonymous

This guy has decimated the Central Business District in Downtown Miami all by himself. He purchased over 30 folios in the core and started evicting existing tenants thinking he could simply lease the spaces back at $100 sq ft. Entire buildings are completely vacant, some city blocks in some cases. This exasterbates the problems that the current retail environment is in. Some of his buildings have crumbling exterior facades or awning structures. Most are out of code because the guy has spent zilch on upgrading his properties. #Facts

Flymia

This is very true. He has been the worst thing to happen to Downtown Miami in a long time.

Anonymous

He wouldn’t be worried about property taxes if most of his vacant buildings and lots were developed and lease in the first place thus generating money. But instead hes slum lording it until someone buys him out.

Anonymous

Does the city have an ordinance prohibiting land banking? Maybe they should consider one especially in downtown areas.

Anonymous

Dude admits to being a building shopaholic.

Suomynona

But… What buildings is he referring to? Haha

Half his property is vacant and much of it is rundown.

Anonymous

Like a woman…

Anonymous

I hate Trump as much as the next millennial, but this guy can’t blame Trump for all his problems. A lot of people are moving from high tax states to Miami because of the new tax law. He should have no trouble developing his properties. I hope his tax rates triple again so he can be forced to sell.

Anonymous

Hate him for what ? Please give a logical answer.

Anonymous

How about colluding with Russians for one.

Anonymous

I thank Putin every day for saving us from Pantsuit Nation.

Anonymous

Go talk politics on Faux News

Anonymous

Wow, what a patriot. You need counseling.

Anonymous

If you knew anything about Russia and Putin you would not be spouting such ignorance.

Anonymous

What proof do you have he colluded with Russia? What has he even done to benefit Russia, apart from pulling us out of another unpopular Middle Eastern war against a secular Russian-backed strongman? Last time I checked, throwing away Reagan’s 1987 treaty, and forcing NATO to retool against Putin’s Russia and its allies who are our enemies doesn’t sound very colluding.

Anonymous

Anther “Orange Swoosh” koolade drinker.

Anonymous

What’s to like? Please do not give a logical answer.

Suomynona

Normalizing the alt right, racism, sexism, xenophobia, neo-Nazis.

Separating thousands of children from their parents.

The stupid Chinese tariffs that greatly hurt American farmers and those in the manufacturing industry.

The stupid government shutdown that did nothing but cost hugs if thousands of Americans paychecks, who affect the IRS\tax season, cost the country BILLIONS.

Alienating us from many of our oldest and closest allies.

Completely trashing our integer community and ignoring their expertis, advice, and daily briefings.

Shall I continue?

And I don’t “hate” him, but I think he’s a pos and a pretty lousy President. I think we’re pretty fortunate that he’s been so incompetent in the oval office that he’s been unable to get many things done.

Anonymous

The tax cut was actually great for growth, many of the super rich are actually paying more taxes.. but the tax cuts offer incentive to invest, which is why Mana is pissed.

He also passed criminal justice reform…did Obama do anything for the “racial inequality’s of the justice system”??

Trump has also renigotionated trade deals, and is holding the fire to a China. China’s economy is slowing as a result while ours is growing.

Also Trump is holding Maduro accountable, not meeting with him like Obama.

Also Trump reminded ppl that they don’t have to be part of the liberal echo chamber.

Don’t get me wrong he’s not perfect but don’t let the HATE inside you block you from seeing his successes.

Anonymous

No, instead he met with Kim!? Lol! Your expectations are very low, if you consider those as successes.

Anonymous

I don’t remember you complaining about Bill Clinton bending backwards over for the Kim Dynasty, which resulted in the nuclear controversy in the first place.

RX727SFL

Gridlock and opposition by republicans in Congress forced Obama to resort to executive orders during his pronounced late-presidency focus on prisons, sentencing and policing – an ultimately limited course of action all because republicans blocked all his actions. lets not get this TWISTED!

RX727SFL

OBAMA – was the first sitting president to visit a federal corrections facility, the first president to oversee a sustained reduction in the incarceration rate in a half century, and has issued clemency to nearly 1,000 inmates over his time in office, more than his last three predecessors combined. LETS TALK FACTS!

Anonymous

President Obama is the first President to preside for 8 years and NEVER grow the GDP over 3%.
NEVER.
In the history of the United States of America….NO President has EVER served without a year of 3% or more.

Anonymous

In the history of the United States of America….NO President has EVER served full terms with war on day 1, and war after the end of 8 years.
NEVER.
Not once.
Says only a dummy, “Obama won the Nobel piece prize, how do you explain that?”

Well…dummies are “uninformed and unaware”.

RX727SFL

Obama-hasn’t been shy about using his executive power to push some limited reforms around the mostly gridlocked US Congress. Through his Department of Justice and the use of executive orders, Obama has made moves on reducing the use of solitary confinement, phasing out private prisons and scaling back federal drug prosecutions.

But because Obama had to work around Congress, much of this work could be easily reversed or abandoned. .

For the most part, Trump’s plans for criminal justice remain opaque. He did not make the matter a major campaign issue, aside from making vague promises to be a “law and order candidate”, but has been critical of several of Obama’s initiatives, specifically his embrace of clemency for long-serving nonviolent drug offenders. FACT

Anonymous

Copy and paste???

Anonymous

Wow. You are unaware and uninformed.
#1. Notice that the community organizer in chief’s IDEAS were so faulty that he could not get a vote in support of them. He had to rely on Executive Orders.
#2. Stupid Executive Orders in one administration are easily overturned in the next. Notice that the President Trump (Wharton Grad who has built a skyscraper) simply struck out the dumb Executive Orders of the the Occidental College guy who has built nothing but crowds of rioters to burn down Baltimore…..burn down Ferguson…and keeps shooting up Chicago.

The economy in the United States is great.

Anonymous

Meanwhile under Obama, race relations became the worst they were for years, did the exact same thing separating families except had a toothless catch and release policy, made us further dependent on China who was buying up all our real estate and companies with technological trade secrets, abused Executive Orders he even admits were illegal, capitulated to our enemies like Iran and Cuba, and screwed up MENA with Hillary more than both Bushes ever did with Iraq combined.

Eric

Race relations are the worse ever now.

Anonymous

True. You cant go out in the streets and burn down Baltimore and Ferguson, MO, if you have a job and have to work the next day.

African unemployment is the lowest level in American history under Trump.
Inner city riots where highest since Rodney King under Obama.

Anonymous

You Republicons are funny.. you have to try to convince people by listing BS about what Trump is doing and what happened under Obama when meanwhile, the Trump train wreck is happening right before your eyes in the Media i.e. television, on the Internet, and even the “tweeter in chief” own tweets!

toxic to snowflakes

Its funny that you believe what you see on TV and in the “media”
does you X box read you the news every day?

Anonymous

And it’s funny a guy who loves Fox Snooze so much he records every episode so he doesn’t miss a show is saying that.

I bet you’re one of those “Swoosh Hair” orange man Koolade drinkers who get their marching orders from Rush Limbaugh.

Anonymous

for being an orange clown!!!

Danny

I’m a millennial who loves Trump!!!

Anonymous

Incel.

Suomynona

Lol

Anonymous

Trump should deport him and all his family. Put him in a cage and send him back home. Make America Great Again!! Go Trump! Go away socialists! Go away millennials! Go back to your countries

Anonymous

“Go back to your countries”

You mean, like the Medicare scammers who fled back to Cuba after fleecing the taxpayers of this country?

Anonymous

Better an incel than a soy boy.

Anonymous

A very ignorant one at that.

Anonymous

Also the city should exact heavy fines for land owners who fail the maintain the properties.

Polo

“Development will take time”, what a joke. Look to your south (Brickell, north (World Center, Edgewater, Wynwood, midtown ), west (Government Center area), they are all booming with new developments! NO 30 YEAR TAXT ABATEMENT!!! All Mana is doing is buying every parcel in the core of downtown and let it rut, instead of having a vision for the area and develop it.

Anonymous

He has not done anything.

Anonymous

Bye felicia

Anonymous

Trump derangement syndrome at its finest.

Anonymous

LIberal Mana doesn’t like paying taxes?!! This poor excuse for a human is a joke.

Anonymous

“doesn’t like paying taxes” certainly sounds like a Conservative to me.

Anonymous

LEAVE MIAMI!!

Anonymous

Absolutely NO …… if you can’t hold land or build , sell …. This guy is a bluff !!!!

Anonymous

I think he’s come to the conclusion that he’s in over his head. He needs to sell his Miami land portfolio and stick to selling textiles or else retire.

Anonymous

this freakin’ guy

Anonymous

If the county approves this I hope Branman starts a petition to get the mayor and commissioners who will voted for this out.

Anonymous

If the commission approves, it will only bring in more developers, especially those in NYC. Unless the commission doesn’t demand affordable housing percentages, how can that be bad?

Anonymous

If given that 30 year plan he will drag out the developments until year 29.

Anonymous

He will be 100 years old by then

Anonymous

How is this moron rich?????

Anonymous

He made his money as a mover. One of those guys who does a price quote to move your furniture…. takes it to your home, then inflates the invoice holding your things hostage until you pay.

Anonymous

Que un payaso!

Magazine

The only reason a developer would not have enjoyed the environment of the last two years is the crack down on money laundering via real estate. Looks like that is what he is pissed about.

Anonymous

“He might leave America altogether if Trump is reelected, at least for some time.”

Yeah, we’ve heard it all before, Moshe Manlet…

Anonymous

Trump bought Trump Doral for about $200M,, he then implemented q plan to improve the property by about $200M.
It is beautiful.
Trump National employs hundreds everyday.
Mana doesn’t isn as much, hasn’t improved much. Mana doesn’t employ as many.

Trump is 6’4″ man who doesnt identify as a woman buying purses.

Mana is about 5’4″ who was probably dealt a short stick.

Anonymous

This is just how he negotiates. Nothing to lose by playing the victim card. His taxes are what they are.

Anonymous

Tell Him To Go Scratch His A$$!

Interested

Not only NO….but HELL NO!…..when do you leave for Panama?

Anonymous

Sounds like one of Trump’s snowflakes… me me me