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300 Rental Apartments Planned At Boulevard 57 Site

The Boulevard 57 site has been sold, according to the SFBJ.

13th Floor Investments and Tricera Capital paid $19.5 million for the 2.2 acre site.

The new owners will discard the Boulevard 57 condo plans. Instead, they will build a project with about 300 luxury rental units, and 25,000 square feet of retail.

Corwil Architects is designing the new project, which will top off at around eight stories.

Construction is expected to begin in the first or second quarter of 2018.

 

 

 

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Anonymous
Anonymous

With all the condo to rental flips recently, is it safe to say this cycle has peaked and is on the way down?

Miami Hottie
Miami Hottie

No doubt!!! By the time this is actually built, we will be at rock bottom or maybe even on the way back up again! This project has been known to always start at the end of each condo cycle. At least this may be a vision that can be complete.

Anonymous
Anonymous

Last render is all women and just one guy. Lucky him. lol.

Anonymous
Anonymous

He’s probably gay…

Anonymous
Anonymous

wow! they have been trying to build on that lot for 10+ years! does anyone remember Kubik? This is a nice project, good scale, interesting.

Anonymous
Anonymous

I was really looking forward to this project – so urban Miami. Oh well…

Anonymous
Anonymous

This was a beautiful project.
Shame not to see it develop

Anonymous
Anonymous

I do not think they made it clear in the article that they are not using these plans? Yes they say luxury rental instead of luxury condo, which usually entails lesser quality finished, and possibly slightly smaller spaces, but they may very well use the same plans, especially if its already paid for and complete. I agree, beautiful project, would love to see it.

Anonymous
Anonymous

Whoops, missed the part about scrapping the plans.. my bad.

Anonymous
Anonymous

Rentals will most likely work better at this location. The previous condo design was very nice, but the p/sf was way too, much more than Brickell prices.

Small site on a state road
Small site on a state road

100 units would be better. Anything over 120 units will attract opposition from well organized neighbors.

Okay okay
Okay okay

SAD!!

Anonymous
Anonymous

I really liked this proposal it’s sad it got canceled.

Suomynona
Suomynona

Will “luxury rentals” work there?

Anonymous
Anonymous

This area is struggling to change from abandon suburbs to a chic metropolitan but still there is something that’s holding it ……… will take some more time , but at the end it will !!!

Anonymous
Anonymous

lack of mass transit, walkability is holding back

Anonymous
Anonymous

Elvis Cruz and The MorningSide Association are the ones ones who are holding the whole area back.

Anonymous
Anonymous

The location is fit for high-end apartments or condos. It’s across the street from Morningside, which is one of Miami’s most established neighborhoods, and in front of gentrifying Lemon City, which will see considerable gentrification with the redevelopment of Design Place, spillover from the Design District and Buena Vista, and a Tri-Rail Coastal Link stop.

Anonymous
Anonymous

Lots of pieces have to come together.. At any rate, right now, there’s not much in terms of things to walk/bike to, which is what buyers today want.

Anonymous
Anonymous

Great to see this project happening. Looks like a fit in MiMo neighborhood.

peej
peej

aaand someone didn’t actually read the post.

Anonymous
Anonymous

A luxury apt. rental and mixed-use project is going there, rather than an empty lot. I’m good with that.

Anonymous
Anonymous

This will bring further traffic woes to this area, especially the intersections of 36th and 38th and Biscayne. Rail is needed on Biscayne!

Anonymous
Anonymous

Move to Ocala

Anonymous
Anonymous

lol when people who want to live in the center of a city but hate people, traffic, development, etc.

Anonymous
Anonymous

Reading is hard. The OP says they need rail which will usually goes hand and hand with a city. Except in Miami.

Anonymous
Anonymous

Are you talking about Elvis Cruz and the MorningSide Civic Association?
Because your description perfectly fit them.
They are the responsible for the failure of Kubik, Biscayne 57, and probably this new project.

Alpina
Alpina

Traffic is needed on Biscayne???

Anonymous
Anonymous

Move back to Kansas

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