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.Read More
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.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).
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.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
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).Read More
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’.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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).Read More