Galium Capital, a Miami-based private equity firm and its joint-venture partner, Owens Realty Capital, have acquired Fountain Square II, a curvilinear four-story office building in Tampa for $29.4 million. The joint-venture paid about $220 per square foot for the Fountain Square II office building in the Westshore area of Tampa.
Gazit Horizons, a subsidiary of Gazit Globe, has revealed Brickell Gateway, their newly proposed 650,000 SF mixed-use tower which will be built next to Brickell City Center. Located at 90 SW 8th Street, Brickell Gateway will rise up to 48-stories and is expected to offer retail and office space as well as a hotel and residential component. A demolition permit for the existing structure has not been filed with the city.
After the famous Epicure Gourmet Market & Café on Miami Beach’s Alton Road closed its doors after Hurricane Irma, the owner of the market & café, Jason Starkman, is now redeveloping the Lincoln Road space and has listed the 31,000 SF property with Brian Carter, Filippo Incorvaia and Ross Padfield of Douglas Elliman.
Estates Investment Group has proposed a Class A apartment building in Overtown which will be built in partnership with the Overtown and Park West Community Redevelopment Agency. The property, which is located at 218 NW 8th St., will be built on 1.23 acres of CRA owned land.
Terra, a South Florida-based residential and commercial development firm, has closed on $91 million in financing for its newest multifamily community, Pines Garden at City Center in Pembroke Pines. The firm secured the loan through an affiliate of Mack Real Estate Group.
A $77.4 million funding package for a major James Corner Field Operations-designed revamp of Miami Beach’s Lincoln Road has been approved by Miami Beach city commissioners. The funding will come from city taxpayers in addition to a $16 million Special Assessment charged to property owners in the immediate Lincoln Road district.
Terranova Corporation has revealed a new hotel design by Arquitectonica which has been proposed on Coral Gables’ Miracle Mile. The design was influenced by Mediterranean architecture and the historic Biltmore Hotel. The hotel will offer 120 hotel rooms and 36,778 SF of ground floor retail which will also feature restaurant space.
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.