Brazilians About To Begin Construction On 43-Story Hotel In Brickell

A group from Brazil is about to begin construction on a 43-story hotel across from Mary Brickell Village.

Galwan, a developer from Espirito Santo, placed signage on the property at 88 S.W. 10th Street this week. The signs show the name of the architect, Arquitectonica, and the construction company, Civic Construction.

Records show that the a construction permit for the foundation was approved on December 7. A unity of title was also completed by the county earlier this month.

When completed, the tower will include 520 hotel rooms. Galwan has previously said that it will carry the Ibis flag.


 

 

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Marc305
5 years ago

What this hotel will have is direct access to the Airport via Metro, which is literally across the street. I guess the chickens on that lot will have to find a new home.

Anonymous
5 years ago

Or end up on a grill at the nearest Pollo tropical.

Anonymous
5 years ago

Direct tourist access is great. What is not so great is the clickety-clack of the Metrorail until 1 AM. They better soundproof the windows so as not to have rattled hotel guests. ☑

Yet Another Anonymous
5 years ago

Actually most building materials are already “naturally” fairly soundproof as they have a lot of strength and mass for hurricane codes. Older buildings with the louvered windows not so much. They were designed to vent naturally for natural Cooling before air conditioning.

Hurricane
5 years ago

FALSE. Many of the AXIS units do NOT isolate the sound very well. The diesel buses and screeching trains stop service at midnight and resume at 5:00 a.m. The chickens fill the void. You need to have the A/C or a fan running throughout the noise to filter it out with the “natural soundproofing”. Maybe it was the acoustics bouncing back and forth between the Axis and the Camden, or being ONLY 15 stories above ground, but I assure you that the Hurricane standards do not adequately soundproof a living quarter. Take it from someone who actually lived within 250 feet of said metro-rail in a “naturally” soundproof “luxury” condo.

To actually enjoy the pool, it would be prudent to put it on the roof. Sit at the Nine, Camden, or Axis pools during an afternoon and all you hear is screeching of the metrorail’s break as it comes to a stop.

Anonymous
5 years ago

Yet, so many choose to live there. Go figure

Anonymous
5 years ago

Hmmm, a witness who has actually experienced the noise firsthand. Yes, where there are tall buildings right next to each other the sounds will be amplified just by bouncing off one building to the next. It’s physics, but in a luxury hotel, guests don’t care about physics. They only care about getting their money’s worth of restful quiet. So, EXTRA soundproofing is a wise investment! My two-cents’ worth. ☑

Yet Another Anonymous
5 years ago

Well I’ll call some BS just a little. First off, I’m sorry your days in a new high rise were filled with any sounds that weren’t supermodels orgasming. Miami-Dade coast has virtually the toughest codes for physical strength in the country, and while this often means thermal performance takes a back seat, the materials are inherently massive. The larger the windows are, the heavier they need to be. I could see the tracks being a potential weak point but with a quality sliding system there’s no reason you should be seeing less than a 40dB drop for higher pitched sounds, like Metrorail brake squeak. By the time that reaches you, it is almost certainly less than 80 Hz anyway, so inside it should be at worst a quiet conversational level. Audible yes, still a little rumble, but I don’t believe that’s a problem that can be easily avoided, or the problem here at all. You said the squeak.

Anonymous
5 years ago

He said the buses (and the chickens) and the “screeching” of the Metrorail’s brakes. Plus he said the nearby decks were very noisy. A screech is much, much louder than a squeak! Does any other current or previous Brickell resident have or had a problem with the noise? Curious. ☑

Anonymous
5 years ago

Great project and the Ibis brand should do well here in Miami. Adjacent to the Metrorail station will be a huge plus for the project.

I hope the developer will save/move the trees on the site unlike the ones that were just hacked to death at the SLS Lux.

Anonymous
5 years ago

Maybe they are working on buying the 2 floor apartment complex next door.

Anonymous
5 years ago

I believe this only includes the “chicken” empty lot, not the apt. bldg., not the 7-Eleven nor the “Well of Ancient Mysteries” and the empty lot next to it. The owner of the “Well” refuses to sell. The southwestern end of that block must wait for a future project. ☑

Anonymous
5 years ago

Hmmm. How does this project affect the Camden Brickell deck/pool area. Anyone? ☑

Anonymous
5 years ago

Adds a nice shade to it!

Anonymous
5 years ago

Probably does to Nine’s too. ☑

Yet Another Anonymous
5 years ago

Looks great. Compact. Lol at vertical favela. First Brickell is a vertical suburb for the wealthy now its a vertical favela. Design is different any architectural diversity of welcome in Miami.

Anonymous
5 years ago

I suggest hiring a graphic designer for the signage…

Anonymous
5 years ago

Good for the Brazilian group. But, I don’t know what to make of that design

Anonymous
5 years ago

520 ROOMS?!?! lol wtf…. that’s way too big for that location.

Anonymous
5 years ago

Per previous article on TNM it looks to be around 50 floors tall so 520 may not seem so crazy. If you think about it, a one bedroom condo in Brickell is like 2 hotel rooms when you look at size.

Anonymous
5 years ago

that’s wonderful. sadly there is no way to make money with so many rooms in so tall a building based on what construction costs and hotel rates are today. my prediction is this will not be built or it will be a major failure upon completion.

Anonymous
5 years ago

Wouldn’t be surprised if they convert to office/hotel or condo/hotel. Until construction actually starts there’s no guarantee what this will be

Anonymous
5 years ago

brazilians just want to create a mass of small rooms so they can turn this shitbox into a mini favela.

defamed
5 years ago

What a stupid, prejudiced comment. All global cities have budget hotels with smaller rooms, including Tokyo, New York or London.