Vandalo Wynwood, a new graffiti-inspired lounge/restaurant designed to test limitations, break boundaries, and create something new, has opened in Wynwood. The restaurant offers cuisine inspired by ethnic street food, elevated to the finest gastronomy. Vandalo Wynwood is a statement on its own, its a place where you're encouraged to be who you are and leave the ordinary behind.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
Wynwood will soon be getting its first true creative office campus, The Oasis, on track to deliver in late 2019. The 70,000 SF site features 35,000 SF of existing industrial warehouse space which is being converted into a mix of 20,000 SF of creative office space with a 2,500 SF rooftop, brick and mortar retail, and a 35,000 SF heavily landscaped courtyard with an outdoor food hall.
New renderings have been revealed of Plaza Coral Gables, the largest project to ever be built in Coral Gables, valued at over $600 million. Construction on the project, which was formerly proposed as Mediterranean Village by developer Ralph Sanchez, is currently underway after Phase 1 broke ground in Summer 2018.
The Forbes Company and Taubman Centers, Inc. have tabbed The Comras Company to help lead retail leasing at Miami Worldcenter. The Miami-based commercial brokerage will represent over 300,000 SF of retail leasing including restaurant and entertainment space at the 27-acre, $2 billion mixed use mega-project which is currently under construction.
APEX Capital Realty has just closed on three new leasing deals for the 71,200 SF warehouse complex located at 300-320 NE 75th Street known as URBAN 75th Street. The three new tenants include celebrity recording studio House of Hits Recording Studio, Keto Kitchen and Belgium-based architecture/manufacturer M Design Group & Associates/ Wood Iron & Stone.
A partnership between Todd Michael Glaser, Jarrett and Sean Posner, Fred Carlton and Charlie Ratner have proposed a 15-acre mixed use project known as West of West District in South Beach. The project is designed by DOMO Architecture + Design and is located between Bay Road and Alton Road and 13th Street and 16th Street on Miami Beach.
Miami Worldcenter, the 27-acre, $4 billion development in Downtown Miami, is preparing to welcome its first residents after 15 years of land acquisitions, planning and construction. The 444-unit, transit-oriented CAOBA rental tower has received the green light to welcome tenants and with the launch of leasing has become the first building to deliver within the master-planned Miami Worldcenter project.
The New York-based Seritage Growth Properties has begun construction on the first phase of Esplanade at Aventura, the 215,000 SF ground-up development featuring experiential retail, unique entertainment and fine dining in a luxurious open-air high-street retail setting on the 12.3 acre site of the former Sears store at Aventura Mall.
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.
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.
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.