As the redevelopment of CocoWalk continues, the joint venture behind the project, comprised of Federal Realty Investment Trust (NYSE: FRT), Grass River Property and Comras Company, has announced that it has signed its anchor tenant, co-working company Spaces, to occupy 42,883 SF at the new Class A office building One CocoWalk.Read More
APEX Capital Realty, led by Miguel Pinto, has just signed the first two tenants at URBAN 75th STREET, an innovative warehouse complex located at 300-320 NE 75th Street in Little River. PIXIE Market, a Los Angeles-based fashion e-commerce company, signed a 5-year lease for 3,500 SF in the 320 building and plans to move in January 2019.Read More
The Chicago-based Sterling Bay is gearing up to break ground in Wynwood on their Gensler Architects-designed 545Wyn office project. Groundbreaking is set for January 2019. When complete, the development will be the biggest office building to launch in Wynwood rising 10-stories and bringing 298,000 SF of office space along with 26,000 SF of retail to the neighborhood.Read More
West Coconut Grove, one of the hottest neighborhoods for development in Miami that has seen a massive transformation over the past 3 years, will be getting a massive new mixed-use project on the Grand Avenue corridor. Metronomic is under contract to purchase a 12 property assemblage at 3280-3461 Grand Avenue for $25 million with a closing date set in mid-February 2019. Metronomic, led by Ricky Trinidad, has proposed a $74 million, 297,000 SF mixed-use development that would feature luxury apartments, affordable housing, retail, office space, community parks, public parking and a 44-key hotel. Trinidad hopes receive FAA approval to build a rooftop helipad. The project is designed by Pablo Burgos of Burgos Lanza & Associates and Carl Levin of CLAD Architects.
The project would be built in multiple phases with the first being Metronomic Place, which will feature a boutique office building and the hotel component at 3280 Grand Avenue. Metronomic expects to break ground on Metronomic Place before the end of 2018 after locking down a $6.8 million construction loan financed by Fuse Funding. Metronomic Place will rise 5-stories and will feature the 44-key hotel, 5,000 SF of Class A Office Space, 3,200 SF of ground floor retail. Phase 2 would begin in March after the closing and would include the build-out of the rest of the project to be completed within 2 years. Phase 2 will include 38 furnished micro units, 82 luxury apartments rentals and 40 affordable housing units along with a public area for farmers markets and stage for live performances.
Sean McCormick, whose family has owned 111 SW 3rd St. in Downtown Miami since 1970, has tabbed Jo Palma to design the new 36-story tower that will replace the existing warehouse on the property. Palma was behind the design for Cayan Tower in Dubai which is currently the tallest twisting tower in the world.Read More
New renderings of David Beckham and Jorge Mas' controversial proposal to build one of the biggest private office and retail parks in the U.S. on city owned land, known as Freedom Park, have been revealed.Read More
City National Bank of Florida and UBS have inked deals to lease 142,000 SF of office space valued at $75.1 million at Miami Tower, a 47-story, landmark office skyscraper at 100 SE Second St. in Downtown Miami.Read More
Barry Sternlicht’s Starwood Capital Group has proposed a 6-story office building designed by Gensler on Collins Avenue in Miami Beach. The proposal calls for 136,342 SF of Class A Office Space and 8,088 SF of retail as well as 305 parking spots.Read More
Miami-based development company Metronomic Inc., led by Ricky Trinidad, broke ground last Thursday for the new, mixed-use office, retail and hotel project on Grand Avenue in Coconut Grove. The groundbreaking ceremony for Metronomic Place was attended by commissioner Xavier Suarez and is set to spearhead the long-awaited revival of this corridor.
The five-story building will have about 5,000 square-feet of Class A office space, 3,200 square-feet of ground floor retail space, and a 44-key boutique hotel. The lobby and hotel interior was developed by local firm One Design Build. Designer Hugo Mijares combined metal, concrete, wood and other raw elements to create a modern industrial design with Old American style. It will also feature an activated “green” rooftop with a pool and garden area that echo the natural aura Coconut Grove in known for. Metronomic Place has an estimated completion date of Winter 2019.
Ricky Trinidad, President of Metronomic, Inc., is a developer and resident himself in West Coconut Grove, and has deep roots to the community. He hopes the project will enhance the vitality of Coconut Grove’s commercial and entertainment core.
He also just closed on a 7,200 square-foot site at 3110 Commodore Plaza called Commodore Place. The boutique hotel will offer loft-style, short-term suites with attractive amenities, a rooftop pool and garden deck area, and a two-story duplexed retail venue on the first floor.
Miguel Pinto of Apex Capital Realty brokered the deal and represented Metronomic Inc. Like Ricky, Miguel is focused on working on projects and deals that enhance communities and positively impact the commercial real estate industry.
As part of Metronomic’s larger plan to revitalize Grand Avenue, they also have over ten new construction projects in the works in Coconut Grove. This includes a large-scale comprehensive development of multiple properties of mixed-income, affordable housing, retail, office, park plazas, and sustainable living concepts.
Article by: Katya Demina
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