Holliday Fenoglio Fowler, L.P. (HFF) has announced that it has arranged $550 million in financing for the expansion of the iconic Bal Harbour Shops, a 463,114 SF, open-air, fully leased global, luxury shopping destination anchored by Saks Fifth Avenue and Neiman Marcus along Miami Beach in Bal Harbour, Florida. The loan is one of the largest construction loans ever to close in Miami.
Grove Bay Investment Group LLC. has submitted plans to the city for the redevelopment and restoration of Coconut Grove’s historic Pan Am Airways base. Construction on the project is already underway on the parking garage portion of the development.
The Aventura-based Rieber Developments has announced that they have closed on a $36 million construction loan for Ivory 214. The loan was provided by the Miami-based BridgeInvest and was formally granted to the property’s development LLC, Shalev Development Group.
The Aventura-based Rieber Developments, led by Bernardo Rieber, has revealed plans for 12|12 Aventura, a mixed-used project with offices for medical professionals, a luxury senior living component and vibrant dining and shopping
Harvey Hernandez’s Newgard Development’s NGD Homesharing and Russell Galbut’s Crescent Heights have proposed Natiivo, a 48-story tower planned in Downtown Miami next to Miami WorldCenter. The project, which is designed by Arquitectonica with interiors by Urban Robot, will be “powered by AirBNB” and will feature units specially designed to operate short term rentals.
Miami-based sustainable real estate developer Metronomic has acquired an assemblage of properties in Coconut Grove to commence development of their “Grand Plaza” mixed-use project. The four-parcel portfolio along Grand Avenue consists of 0.77 acres and was purchased for $6.3 million ($186.67/psf).
Alta Developers and the Facundo and Amalia Bacardi Foundation have been awarded approval by city commissioners to change the zoning needed to move ahead with South Miami Town Square, located at 5850 SW 73rd Street and 7331 SW 59 ave.
Turkish developer Okan Group has released the first interior renderings of the Behar Font & Partners-designed Okan Tower in Downtown Miami. The tower is expected to break ground later this year and will rise 70-stories when complete, over 890’.
Avra Jain is planning to break ground on the Carlos Zapata and O’Donnell Dannwolf and Partners-designed 555 River House in January 2020. Located on the Miami River, River House will be a mixed-use development with 39 luxury condos, a 175-key hotel, 120,000 SF of office space and 36,650 SF of commercial space.
The advancement of plans to build a stadium for Miami’s newest professional sports team, Inter Miami FC, is not going well amid pushback over the referendum to allow major developers to redevelop Melreese Golf Course into an office pack with a soccer stadium.
Simon's 2.3 million SF Sawgrass Mills, the largest outlet mall in the United States, is undergoing a major renovation as the Simon’s tries to boost brick-and-mortar shopping versus customers tendency to shop online.
Metro 1 Commercial has listed a rare development site in Wynwood's South East Quadrant Portfolio for $16.4 million. Metro 1’s president/CEO Tony Cho and Vice President, Andres Nava have been retained to market the corner to corner assemblage that is composed of three separate parcels totaling 29,786 SF of buildings sitting on 39,600 SF of Land.
Publix has received a construction permit to begin work on their newest supermarket location at Three MiamiCentral, just one block from MiamiCentral Station. Publix will buildout their 27,935 SF location in the ground floor retail space of the recently completed building which also features 90,000 SF of Class A office space and parking.
Miami-based Coral Rock Development Group and Arena Capital Holdings have broken ground on Pura Vida Hialeah, a nine-acre mixed-use project set to be the first of its kind in Hialeah in more than 20 years. When complete, the project will transform the area’s aging retail and residential offerings with the first new sleek contemporary designed vertical towers.
Nearly two years after the South Miami voted against the redevelopment of Sunset Place, the city has now approved the proposal after a special commission meeting where the South Miami City Commission voted unanimously to approve ordinances that allow will give the go-ahead to the developers to revitalize the aging mall.
Terra has launched leasing at its newest luxury rental development, Pines Garden at City Center, ahead of opening to residents this month. The 387-unit residential community is part of Pines City Center, a 47-acre master-planned village rising within the city of Pembroke Pines.
13th Floor Investments and Adler Group have broken ground on one of Miami’s most anticipated transit oriented development, Link at Douglas. The development team is beginning site work this month and vertical construction of the development’s first phase is expected to begin this summer (2019).
MSC Cruises has revealed a new supersized Arquitectonica-designed cruise ship terminal coming to PortMiami. The terminal will be the largest in PortMiami at 350,000 SF, nearly double Royal Caribbean’s 170,000 SF Crown of Miami Terminal.
CIM Group and One Real Estate Investments has locked down construction financing for Wynwood Square as the project gears up to break ground. The loan is for $71.2 million and was provided by Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation.
Luma at Miami Worldcenter has locked down a $143 million construction loan as the developers gear up to break ground on the 43-story tower. The loan was provided by Moinian Capital Partners with a 60% equity piece valued at $23.7 million.
The legendary Home of Diamonds, De Beers, has opened a new South Florida showroom at the Bal Harbour Shops. The new showroom marks De Beers’ third U.S. store location. The new store, full of airiness and light, will showcase wondrous pieces by De Beers, with 600 SF of space devoted to the legendary Home of Diamonds.
Mast Capital has purchased The Quay, a 73,000 SF, mixed-use shopping center in Fort Lauderdale for $43 million. The property, which is currently 100% leased, includes major tenants such as the Boatyard restaurant, United States Postal Services, and Chipotle.
Wynwood will soon be getting its first true creative office campus, The Oasis, on track to deliver in late 2019. The 70,000 SF site features 35,000 SF of existing industrial warehouse space which is being converted into a mix of 20,000 SF of creative office space with a 2,500 SF rooftop, brick and mortar retail, and a 35,000 SF heavily landscaped courtyard with an outdoor food hall.
13th Floor Investments and Adler Group have announced that the firms have completed construction of Motion at Dadeland, a transit-oriented, 294-unit luxury rental community that is adjacent to the Dadeland North Metrorail Station in South Miami, FL.
American Da Tang and Shanjie Li have filed a new lawsuit over breach of contract at the site of the formerly-proposed CCCC Towers in Brickell. The joint venture was under contract to manage the development in exchange for a 5% equity stake in the project.
New York designer Naeem Khan, a celebrity designer who has dressed Beyoncé, Michelle Obama and Kate Middleton, has officially proposed Naeem Khan Studios as he plans to move his headquarters to Miami in conjunction with a high school dedicated for students to study fashion.
New renderings have been revealed of Plaza Coral Gables, the largest project to ever be built in Coral Gables, valued at over $600 million. Construction on the project, which was formerly proposed as Mediterranean Village by developer Ralph Sanchez, is currently underway after Phase 1 broke ground in Summer 2018.
Key West Harbour, the southernmost marina facility in The United States located in Key West, Florida, totaling 13.1 acres, has sold for $39.5 million. Avison Young Principal George Vail represented the seller, iStar Inc. Key West Harbour is located on Stock Island, a transformative tourist enclave in Key West, emerging with luxury hotel, boating, and recreational fishing.
Miami Beach’s historic Seymour Hotel has sold for $2.2 million after being on the market for 5 weeks with a closing in just 30 days. Designed by famed art deco Architect B. Kingston Hall in 1936, the tropical art deco building features 17 rooms, 12,414 SF total, and is in the center of the nation’s only historic district composed entirely of twentieth-century structures.