McKenzie Selected As Executive Architect and General Contractor For Central Fare In Miami

MIAMI (Dec. 18, 2017) – McKenzie, a boutique design, build and custom fabrication firm in Miami’s industrial Allapattah neighborhood, has been selected by All Aboard Florida as executive architect and general contractor for Central Fare, the 50,000 square-foot food hall located at MiamiCentral. The 11-acre, live-work-play mixed-use development in Downtown Miami is the hub for the new Brightline Express Train Station

One of Miami’s first food hall experiences, Central Fare will offer locals and visitors authentic culinary experiences by local artisans, as well as world-renowned chefs all under one roof in the center of downtown.

As executive architect and general contractor, McKenzie is coordinating the design, construction and millwork of the project and is also building-out individual spaces for several vendors, which to date include Parliament, a boutique coffee shop run by STARR Catering Group; and local favorite; Rosetta Bakery.

Additionally, McKenzie is executive architect and general contractor for the 10,000 square-foot anchor restaurant located at MiamiCentral, Monger, a guest-driven concept by the Voltaggio brothers that’s opening in spring 2018.

“We’re excited to be a part of this beautiful, pioneering lifestyle project in the heart of Downtown Miami, which hundreds of thousands of people are expected to visit on a yearly basis,” said McKenzie firm owner and CEO Gavin McKenzie. “

Construction on Central Fare is slated to be completed by spring 2018.


McKenzie is a boutique design, build and fabrication firm providing high-quality services to South Florida commercial and residential clients. Founded in 2005 by Owner and CEO Gavin McKenzie, the community-focused company serves as a design-builder for many of its clients and features a custom craft fabrication shop. McKenzie’s craft division is a high-end millwork, metalwork and architectural concrete fabrication shop. The 25,000 sf office and workshop is located at 2247 NW 17th Street in a 1938 converted warehouse space in Miami’s industrial Allapattah neighborhood. For more information, visit Follow McKenzie on social media @buildmckenzie.