Moishe Mana
Israeli businessman Moishe Mana has purchased another building on Flagler Street, adding to his Flagler Street Assemblage.

Mika Mattingly and Shai Ben-Ami of Sterling Equity Commercial represented Mana’s company, Jersey Art Holdings, in the purchase of 38-44 East Flagler Street and 41 SE 1st Street.

F.W. Woolworth Company Store. Photo courtesy of State Archives of FloridaThe building totaling 33,152 square feet was the second Woolworth store in Florida, which opened in August 1921.  The building was leased to Foot Locker until its closing.

The property was purchased for $7,600,000.  The deal closed on Wednesday, December 31st.

Ryan Shaw of Marcus and Millichap represented the seller F.W. Woolworth Co. in the transaction.

In total Mana (pictured right) has acquired 250,000 square feet of retail in Miami’s urban core.

In 2014, Miami-Dade commissioners approved funding for a $13 million improvement plan for Flagler Street, with the City of Miami matching the county’s contribution and downtown property and business owners covering the remaining $1 million.

Ben-Ami and Mattingly are both members of the Commercial Industrial Association of South Florida (CIASF).