OKO Group, the Miami-based development company founded by international real estate magnate and hotelier, Vladislav Doronin, has announced that the foundation work for Missoni Baia is now complete and construction crews have taken the tower vertical. The foundation includes 190 piles totaling 12,160 linear feet, more than 345 tons of steel-reinforcing bar, and 2,250 cubic yards of concrete, the equivalent of 225 full drum-loads in a cement mixer truck. Crews are now working on the installation of columns and shear walls is underway for the building’s expansive amenities deck and parking garage, which will include space for 398 cars and 17 private parking stalls. Construction is on track for the expected completion in late 2020 with crews pouring one floor per week.
“We are extremely pleased with Missoni Baia’s progress to date and look forward to seeing the tower’s contemporary architecture take shape on this unique waterfront location overlooking Biscayne Bay,” said Vladislav Doronin, Chairman and CEO of OKO Group. “We are certain the building will have a profound effect on the Miami skyline, in addition to offering an elevated and unparalleled living experience in Edgewater, which is already one of the city’s most sought-after residential destinations.”
“We look forward to the steady ascent of the Missoni Baia tower as it rises to become a formative addition to East Edgewater and the Miami skyline," said Jonathan Goldstein, CEO of global real estate investment firm Cain International, and OKO Group’s partner. “With OKO Group and Cain International’s combined experience, developing over 20,000 apartments and condos across the globe, Missoni Baia will deliver first class luxury and amenities in an iconic Miami skyscraper."
“The Missoni Baia project continues to resonate well with the domestic market and also with international buyers, particularly those from Mexico, Colombia and Brazil. It is a great confidence boost to see the progress made and we are excited to witness the daily changes on site as construction climbs skyward.” said Edgardo Defortuna, president and CEO of Fortune Development Sales.
Missoni Baia will feature 249 condo residences situated along 200' of frontage on Biscayne Bay at 777 Northeast 26th Terrace. Prices start in the $500,000's for a 1 bedroom residence. Units range from 1 to 5 bedrooms, and 776 SF to 3,788 SF. Missoni Baia will rise 57-stories, 649', and was designed by Hani Rashid of Asymptote Architecture, who are pioneers in the convergence of art and technology in architectural design. The interior design of the building incorporates Missoni’s trademark colorful design palette and Missoni Home furniture collection in inventive ways, including in all public spaces and amenities. Amenities were designed in collaboration with Missoni and offer the comforts of a luxurious resort in a private residential setting. Features include a flow-through deck designed for all-day sunbathing with well-appointed cabanas, 5 swimming pools including an Olympic-sized lap pool, hot and cold plunge pools, a children’s pool, and an infinity-edge pool on the Bayfront Terrace, elevated tennis court and an expansive fitness center and spa overlooking the bay. The drone construction video can be found below: