57-Story 830 Brickell Approaches The Halfway Mark, With Active Negotiations Underway For Office Space

Construction at the 57-story 830 Brickell is kicking into high gear as multiple tenants continue active negotiations to lease space there.

There are several companies now in talks to lease hundreds of thousands of square feet of office space, the developers of the project announced today.

“The overall activity in the real estate market is beyond anything we have ever seen,” said CEO Vladislav Doronin, Chairman and CEO of developer OKO Group.

830 Brickell will include 650,000 square feet of Class A office space.

Construction has now accelerated to its fastest pace yet.

Contractors are now completing one full floor per week, and are expected to continue that pace until completion. They recently completed level 22.

Completion is scheduled for 2022.

 

(photos: Aaron DeMayo)

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POLO
11 days ago

Talk about been at the right place at the right time. The timing of this project was perfect.

William
11 days ago

It took courage and focus to commit to this when they did… Then at the beginning of the wuhan… they were probably quite concerned. Now they look smarter than most. But reality is that we won’t know for several years. See how long it takes to get to a reasonable occupancy rate.

Anonymous
1 hour ago

The wuhan? Lol be quiet you Republican trash. Because of your f* president we lost 2020.

Anonymous
1 hour ago

move somewhere else lib. no one wants you here

Anonymous
2 minutes ago

Yep.. because this city, state, and country belongs to cons… just ask one.

Anonymous
11 days ago

OKO Group- “One floor per week”
Melo- “Hold my shovel”

Mana
11 days ago

Hasn’t anybody told these guys the conditions aren’t right yet?

Anonymous
11 days ago

LOL

Anonymous
9 days ago

Yeah probably because Melo builds remarkably shitty buildings. You know what they say “if it isn’t shit, it isn’t mellow.” OKO is on another level

Anonymous
9 days ago

You mean MELO point taken though.

Anonymous
9 days ago

But at least Melo builds instead of sitting on empty weed and garbage strewn lots they own like we’ve been seeing for years from these nothing but land bankers.

Anonymous
7 days ago

OKO builds 830 Brickell and beautiful waterfront buildings. Melo builds like Tibo Hollo.
Hats off to anyone who can develop a tall building, but Mello and OKO shouldn’t be mentioned in the same thread.

Anonymous
7 days ago

OKO hires Adrian Smith.
Melo’s nephew does architectural plans in Google Sketchup (and the free version).

Anonymous
10 days ago

the rich guy in the triple height penthouse in the SLS Lux tower will be so miserable, looking at a concrete wall for eternity!

Anonymous
7 days ago

No he won’t.
He will be just fine.

Anonymous
11 days ago

I know being a developer is a risky business and it’s all about the market but… I still can’t understand why this is the office tower built in over a decade!? You can’t tell me that as a developer none could entice a company to move to Miami with better weather, no state tax and cheaper rent?

Anonymous
11 days ago

first tower built* damn TNM bring back the edit feature!

Anonymous
11 days ago

Theres some smaller office buildings that have been completed since then like the ones right by Brightline and a couple shorter ones that are part of Brickell City Center but I agree that it’s surprising. A lot of big companies besides Blackstone and Starwood still seem hesitant to move here. I keep reading about the rich people moving here who are at the top of the food chain of their respective companies but not so much moving their companies. It really triggered me when Oracle and Tesla chose to move to Austin instead of Miami. Go enjoy your landlocked city with a pretty unsubstantial airport.

Anonymous
10 days ago

Maybe it’s due to the skilled talent pool in Austin, but what do I know…

Anonymous
10 days ago

My friend, talent goes where the jobs are not the other way.

Anonymous
11 days ago

Good point. Why do you think that is?

Anonymous
10 days ago

Hurricanes!

Anonymous
10 days ago

Google “Texas” and “tornadoes”

Anonymous
10 days ago

Humidity.
Guys not for nothing but this place is a swampy sauna 9 months out of the year

Anonymous
10 days ago

Texas isn’t humid? LMAO

Miami’s weather is–get this kids–a SELLING POINT!!

Not everyone can fit into LaJolla or Newport Beach. Miami’s weather is better than most in America.

Anonymous
10 days ago

It’s no worse than NYC and then winter is bliss

Anonymous
9 days ago

You forgot the mosquitoes, flies, lizards, snakes, alligators, and non-English speaking people that New York City doesn’t have to put up with.

Anonymous
7 days ago

NYC doesn’t have non-English speaking people lmfao pass the crack pipe

NYC has no wildlife neither…. Goes with Paving over a place and ruining nature…. No dolphins or manatees in NY harbour

Anonymous
10 days ago

Because they have all moved to Doral for views of the Palmetto and Dolphin Mall

Anonymous
7 days ago

There are two office towers directly across the street.
There are two at Miami Central.

Anonymous
11 days ago

Would be awesome if Microsoft rents space here

Anonymous
11 days ago

Developers sleeping on office space in Miami kicking themselves in the ass right now!

Azarius
11 days ago

This project will tell the truth of the market. If the market is where the reports state, this should be leased out at completion of construction. Time will tell.

Anonymous
11 days ago

I am so excited for this project to be completed! So glad a tall sleek office tower is being built, I believe the last large office tower built was more than 10 years ago with the Wells Fargo Center.

Sak
10 days ago

Well, remember that Brickell World Plaza (600 Brickell Ave) opened in Dec.2011 and the two non-highrise BCC towers a few years ago. I’m happy and welcome 830 Brickell to the district though.

Anonymous
11 days ago

Whatever happen to that other office building proposed on brickell ave but the city rejected it because it was to basic looking.

Anonymous
11 days ago

Who cares?.. I want to see 1 Southside Park get under construction.

Anonymous
11 days ago

Great! You mean the city actually found building they didn’t like? Because it was too basic? You’ve got to be kidding!

Anonymous
10 days ago

I forgot about that. It looked like a 1960s Chicago skyscraper, but had some nice curves in the window grid. Surprisingly, it was done by Arquitectonica. The board made them change the grid to be more irregularly spaced and glass a pukey variant of colors. I don’t know what they were smoking, but it should have been the other way around.

Anonymous
10 days ago

Meanwhile downtown MIA office buildings are 38% vacant

Anonymous
10 days ago

More like 42%
Retail at 63%
Pathetic

Anonymous
10 days ago

Look where the puck is going

Anonymous
10 days ago

Also not a single lease signed at this building except for WeWork which we all know what will happen with that lease

Anonymous
10 days ago

Shirt sighted

Anonymous
10 days ago

*short

Anonymous
9 days ago

Reality bites

Anonymous
11 days ago

Anybody know what the back of the building facing SLS Lux will look like? I’ve yet to see a rendering.

Tweety
10 days ago

It’s supposed to bump out for more office space (wider than the 20+ stories now), so assuming more of the gold glass. Not sure what material will cover the elevator shaft wall that you can see now.

Sak
10 days ago

You’re right. I forgot about that. I hope is not a painted concrete wall like the Aria parking garage in Edgewater. The Bay Parc residents on the lower floors must hate facing the Aria’s white concrete wall.

Anonymous
10 days ago

Ironic to see one dinky little Metromover car with an ad saying “the future is made in Miami” while we can’t even attract enough big players from Doral and Miramar with our “world class” transit.

Anonymous
10 days ago

And the views of Biscayne Bay and the proximity to the Beach.
It also baffles me

Anonymous
10 days ago

Downtown Mia vacancy rates were rising and rental rates were falling BEFORE Covid, back in 2019. Think it’s gotten better now? That’s why no other legit office tower projects are in the pipeline

Their only executed lease is with dead-man walking WeWorK….and yet they got venture capital bucks to go vertical anyway. Fools and their money soon to be parted.

Time to take off the rose-colored glasses and wake up to reality folks. Vacancy and lease rates don’t lie.

Anonymous
11 days ago

SLS having their views completely blocked looking east at the waterfront…oh well, we need class A office space like this much more than luxury condos so I don’t feel bad for those owners one bit!

Marc
10 days ago

It’s called due diligence. Too many idiot condo buyers in Miami who don’t read this site and research if neighboring parcels are slated for future development. The terrible quality of realtors in this city does them no help, they’re all clueless as well.

Anonymous
9 days ago

Anybody who thinks of buying downtown or Brickell should already know that one day there views may be blocked. But nobody moves where highrises are built just for the views… that’s just plain stupid.

Anonymous
11 days ago

So at this rate top out by the end of the year and maybe completed summer of 23? Move in by the end of 23?

Anonymous
11 days ago

*2022, office buildings are quicker to finish.

Anonymous
11 days ago

How come? Curious

Anonymous
11 days ago

less drywall, pipes, cabinets, ac units, to install. For a office you could just build out entire floors with centralize restrooms.

Anonymous
11 days ago

What a time to be alive

Anonymous
11 days ago

Yeah.. now get on with the Legacy Miami Worldcenter tower.

Mugabi
10 days ago

People calm tf down.. miami has had its 5 min already, this is all great for skyline but might take 10 yrs to commercialize.

Anonymous
11 days ago

They need to build more office space in Miami.. (sarcasm).

lol…

Anonymous
10 days ago

Holy moly. look at that conglomeration of shit in between Brickell city Center, and Brickell flatiron. not to mention the hotel by the expressway that looks like it belongs off of an Oklahoma interstate highway

Anonymous
10 days ago

imagine if we had a li-b-t-a-r-d governor now? lol..

Anonymous
9 days ago

Yeah.. you mean versus a “deaf dumb and blind” re-pub-li-tard governor who was the CEO of one of the biggest Healthcare companies in this country and claimed he didn’t know they were scamming the government out of hundred of millions of dollars under his watch?

lol…

Anonymous
10 days ago

TNM always makes me feel 💦💦💦 good work daddy give me more smexy buildings!!!

Anonymous G
11 days ago

Lets go Civic Construction!!

Brickellite
10 days ago

So glad I invested in the SLS Lux, looking forward to renting to one of these managers

Mugabi
10 days ago

Lol, most overhyped bldg ever….

Anonymous
9 days ago

Yeah.. don’t the people in those skyscrapers in Manhattan NY know how screwed they are?