$90 Million ‘Millennial Driven’ Hotel & Retail Planned In Brickell

Just down the block from Brickell City Centre, developer have closed on the purchase of a property where they plan to build 24-story hotel and retail project.

Tony Cho and Robert Finvarb closed on the purchase of the El Eden motel at 115 Southwest Eighth Street, 726 Southwest First Court and 110 Southwest Seventh Street for $18.4 million last week.

The developers have already applied for a demolition permit for the motel, city records show.

Arquitectonica has been hired to design a 250,000-square foot mixed use development. Plans have yet to be submitted to the city, and groundbreaking is expected next year.

Construction is expected to cost $90 million.

The developer told The Real Deal that the retail component could include a health and wellness store or a grocer.

A 263-key hotel will be “millennial driven,” and talks are already underway with several national flags. The developer is also considering residential and office components.

 


doomed el eden motel:

(photos: phillip pessar)

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Marc305
3 years ago

I guess it was just a matter of time. I always remember this place because when I use to drive to work I would always pass it and see cars going in there, some of them super nice too like beemers, Benz, and Audis especially on the weekends, it always made me laugh.

Anonymous
3 years ago

Benz is mine.

Marc305
3 years ago

LOL

Anonymous
3 years ago

hallelujah that motel is being demolished

IloveMiami
3 years ago

Oh…those were the days. 1976, high school. Couldn’t go home, so El Eden and El Nido had to do. Many fond memories.

Marc305
3 years ago

I feel you there, except for me was this beat up Best Western Hotel on Route 50 in northern Virginia, lol, those were the days!

Anonymous
3 years ago

I’m going to miss ElEden,spent few wild night there.

Anonymous
3 years ago

This is your wife and I want a divorce!!!

Marc
3 years ago

If only the Starlite Motel was being torn down with this…

Anonymous
3 years ago

Right? It’s days are numbered also…

Anonymous
3 years ago

Very sophisticated design. There needs to be more projects like this from Arquitectonica.

Movi
3 years ago

Arquitectónica and its idiotic patterns, curves, and cheap inspiration or interpretation of ‘sea waves’….please start smoking something else because your creativity level is in negative numbers and unfortunately you guys are responsible for almost every project in town

Anonymous
3 years ago

I’m sure Arquitectonica is doing the best that they can with what they have. If you want *real* nice buildings, then you’re right the city needs to outsource to designers from New York City, Chicago, Atlanta, San Francisco, etc.

Anonymous
3 years ago

The architecture is boring, albeit not too ugly. It’s a good filler to replace a shitty motel which should have been gone within the last ten years.

xox
3 years ago

Another boring design one by Architectonica, it it the only firm in Miami?

Anonymous
3 years ago

Boring? A nice glass building with wavy shapes is boring?