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Amanda Bonvecchio

Amanda BonvecchioDirector of New Development and Design
Vagabond Group

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Licensed Architect in the state of Florida, Amanda holds a Masters degree in Real Estate Development + Urbanism from the School of Architecture at the University of Miami where she graduated top of her class. She earned a Bachelor of Architecture from UM with a double minor in Business, and Ecosystem Science + Policy, graduating the program with Honors. Member of AIA Miami and NCARB, she is also an accredited LEED Green Associate. Amanda spearheaded the restoration of the Gold Dust Hotel in MiMo, the Historic Miami River Inn in Little Havana, and Casa Florida bar & restaurant which included the first permanently permitted “container” structure in City of Miami. In 2018, she completed the drawings for the 225 Midtown Renovation Project, now home to Anatomy Gym. Additionally she co-led Vagabond Group as Design Architect for a new 8-story creative Class A office building in Midtown. Amanda is Managing Director of New Development at The Vagabond Group. New projects under her purview include the adaptive reuse of a 200,000 square foot mattress factory, the Historic Preservation of the Seven Seas Motel, and the designation of the first warehouse structure in the City of Miami. Amanda is Co-Founder of Vagabond Architecture, a local Architecture firm. She also sits on the MRED+U Board as Alumni Representative.