1 Million Square Feet Of Residential At Station, But Majority Commercial Space

All Aboard Florida’s mixed-use Miami station will have a 1 million-square-foot residential component, but the majority of the 3 million-square-foot project will be built as commercial and office use:

About the Station

  •  All Aboard Florida’s Miami station will serve as its primary, multimodal hub and a true “live-work-play-commute” urban environment
  • From downtown Miami, the new express passenger rail service will transport travelers to Fort Lauderdale, West Palm Beach and Central Florida
  • The station and surrounding transit-oriented development will encompass nearly three million square feet and span two sites:
  •  A nine-acre transportation hub in downtown Miami just east of Miami-Dade County Hall – to include mixed-use development with residential, office, commercial, and a retail concourse
  • A two-acre multi-use complex in Historic Overtown at the corner of NW 2 nd Avenue and NW 6 th Street – to include mixed-use development with retail, commercial and parking to support and enhance the transportation hub


  • Terminal to feature a mix of premiere and unique dining options, shopping, and entertainment:
  • Approximately 2 million square feet dedicated to office/commercial development
  • Approximately 1 million square feet dedicated to residential space
  • Adequate parking space allocated to support the development


  • Station to serve as a transportation gateway, iconic destination, and a landmark terminal and symbol of 21 st -century Miami


  • A modern epicenter, station design elements include:
  • Passenger rail system elevated 50 feet to align with existing public transportation systems
  • Retail spaces beneath the soaring tracks
  • At ground level, thru street remains open to traffic and allowing for an atmosphere of walkability


  •  All Aboard Florida’s Miami, Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach stations are designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP (SOM), one of the leading architecture, interior design, engineering, and urban‐planning firms in the world


Video of station unveiling

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7 years ago

Iconic? Not really.

7 years ago

Yeah, where are all the giant reflective globes?

7 years ago

We should be building cathedrals like skyscrapers and not spoons and forks for our skyline….. 🙁

7 years ago

Cathedral like without the s ( correction)

7 years ago

this will be transformational for the area all one has to look at what have happened in Denver. the station is not only a transpiration hub connecting rail light rail and buses but offices, residential and entertainment have been built and continue to be built. hopefully with the light rail line to the beach a bus station and tri rail this will truly become a grand central station for miami

7 years ago

I don’t think that AAF envisioned a Transpiration Hub when they were designing the station!

7 years ago

the county has asked aft to build a bus terminal just west of the station adjacent to metro center and in addition it has been reported that they are also tacking about additional court hose space and parking all of these are being talked about but were not disclosed at the press conference, in addition if you look at the layout of the proposed light rail to the beach it will stop in front of the station. so with metro rail ,metro mover busses and light rail it will be a transportation hub look at union station in Denver every thing is not contained under one roof but is interconnected by walk ways and open spaces creating opportunity for additional development in the area which is what is happening i Denver

7 years ago

A light rail system to south beach will only bring more crowds resulting in more littering and crowding to our already crowded neighborhood and beach.

7 years ago

So you want Miami Beach to be empty and have no tax revenue ? Move to a beach in Broward county then.

7 years ago

the people are going to go to the beach that is its major income it is a tourist based economy if not for people their would be no tax base there for you would loss many jobs and tax base . the only thing that a light rail will help with is to reduce the traffic which will enhance the quality of life for residents as well as visiter