Melo Group has revealed their newly proposed, Arquitectonica-designed Island Bay project in Edgewater where the developers have recently filed plans with the city. The project features 782 residential units spread between two 60-story, 648’, twin towers on Biscayne Bay.Read More
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.Read More
Internationally-renowned Italian design studio Pininfarina has received the Red Dot Award for Design Concept of 2019 with their Pininfarina Bus Shelter for the City of Miami Beach. Seeking to enhance the transit experience and improve the quality of existing architecture and functionality, the City of Miami Beach proposed to adopt a new bus shelter design for city commuters.Read More
Russell Galbut and David Martin have revealed the chosen design for Miami Beach’s new pedestrian bridge at 5th Street which will serve as the gateway to South Beach. The winning design is by French artist Daniel Buren and features a colorful tube of transparent glass panels offering views of Biscayne Bay.Read More
The Chicago-based Akara Partners has revealed their plans for Kenect Miami at Miami Worldcenter. The Perkins + Will and Stantec-designed tower will feature two towers, one rising 39-stories, 410’, and a second rising 79-stories, 810’.Read More
Magic City Innovation District (MCID), a 17.7-acre Innovation District in Miami’s Little Haiti and Little River neighborhoods, has received a unanimous final approval from the Miami City Commission. MCID spans 6 city blocks and intends to redevelop the Little Haiti and Little River neighborhoods to create a walkable, campus-like neighborhood where individuals from all demographic backgrounds can enjoy a high-quality live, work, play lifestyle. With an emphasis on technology, sustainability, health and wellness and art and entertainment, MCID will contribute to the economic vitality of the area and enhance the appeal of the community.
Renovations and construction commenced in August 2018 on 17 of MCID’s 21 commercial buildings. The project's first phase of commercial development features 200,000 SF of leasable space spread through several modernized warehouses. Designs for the commercial spaces, which range from 300 to 14,000 SF, are spearheaded by a variety of local design firms, including McKENZIE and ELM Architects. MCID anticipates being ready to receive office, retail and other commercial tenants as early as September 2018. Metro 1 is overseeing lleasing efforts for the 17 spaces, geared toward creative-style tenants that align and shape MCID’s atmosphere and further promote foot and auto traffic throughout the neighborhood. The developers will also contribute $31 million to the Little Haiti Revitalization Trust which will be overseen by the city
When complete, the Magic City Innovation District Will feature 3.8 acres of public civic space, 2.18 acres of landscaped pedestrian promenade dubbed the Promenade du Grand Bois, 2,630 residential units, 1,987,686 SF of office, 101,669 SF of expo space, 432 hotel rooms, 344,538 SF of retail, and 6,081 parking spaces. The first 4 tenants to commit to MCID were revealed in Sprinf 2019 including Diana Lowenstein Gallery, Manmar Entertainment (marketing), Ecovie (recycling start-up), and COOL Creative (advertising).
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.Read More
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 shoppingRead More
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.Read More
South Florida’s award-winning architectural and branding firm, ArquitectonicaGEO, has been appointed to spearhead a multi-million dollar renovation project for the grounds of Continuum on South Beach, starting in May and anticipated to last between 18 and 24 months.Read More