Across From Brickell City Centre, Israeli Developer Planning Brickell Gateway Tower

The owner of a property across from Brickell City Centre appears to be preparing plans to build a mixed-use tower, a newly released rendering shows.

Gazit Horizons purchased the property in 2017 The company trades on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange.

Renderings were included in a presentation to shareholders last month. The project is referred to as Brickell Gateway, and it will have up to 650,000 square feet.

The company “is currently designing a mixed-use building to satisfy the unmet office, hotel and residential demand in this live, work, play submarket,” their website states. A building up to 48 stories is allowed by zoning, it says.

Multiple lower levels of the tower shown in the rendering appear to be retail and commercial space, with no parking garage.

The company is a subsidiary of Gazit Globe, a large Israeli real estate company. Gazit paid $29.5 million for the 21,210 square foot site in 2017.

In May, CEO Chaim Katzman told investors on a conference call that the building currently on the Brickell site was scheduled to be demolished, and that he would share additional news regarding the property soon.

A demolition permit does not yet appear to have been filed, city records show.

Gazit had previously marketed retail space at a project called 90SW8, which would have seen the existing building redeveloped in a design by Touzet Studio. A listing for the smaller redevelopment was removed from real estate website Loopnet in May.

 

 

The older redevelopment plan:

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Anonymous

Demonstrates how much more elegant a building can be without a parking podium.

Anonymous

A parking is a parking and will always be a parking.
Have you ever wondered why Europeans put them underground?
Aesthetics!!!

Anonymous

Too bad most new buildings built in Europe today look so awful, they make Arquitectonica look like McKim, Mead & White.

Anonymous

This is Miami, we can’t really do underground parking.

Anonymous

You’re wasting your time.. no matter how may times you tell some people in this city that and the reasons why, they still won’t listen or get it.

Anonymous

that’s A LOT of people walking on the sidewalk in Brickell…

Anonymous

It’s the same amount of people except they would really be in cars

Anonymous

It’s taken into consideration when the project is completed. Maybe 20 years from now we can have that much activity.

Anonymous

In this area right now. It’s cis a monsoon… afmd there ate a hundred girls in LuLuLemons waiting. To hit the. Sidewalks.
Brickell is very dense.

Anonymous

WTF did you say?

Anonymous

I approve. Build it now & fast!!

Anonymous

Nice. Knock down that Burger King plaza and that 8th st west bound (brickell plaza) is going to be perfect

Anonymous

Rich folks wanna have some junk food every once in a while. Don’t knock down the BK

Anonymous

This man has a point.
As a “rich folk” I do dig a nice Double Cheese Burger from BK.
Its something about the flame broiling, and how that works with the pickles and mustard.
Now… I’m digging the Shake Shack a block away.
Knocking down the BK in favor of something that affords a highest and best use is a great idea.

Anonymous

You can put a burger king in one of the buildings. I’m all for Walgreens, 7-11s, BKs, etc. Just in more complementary structures.

Anonymous

They can easily move to a new retail space in Brickell… there are many around!

Anonymous

Also the junk across the street between the tracks and BCC.

City of Miamis

This is a beautiful gateway into brickell…. Whos the architect? Hope this gets built!!

POLO

That area of Brickell is becoming very dense.

Anonymous

Not enough

Sgt. Sapingo

I don’t know about ANOTHER gym in the neighborhood, but the building is really pretty. Bring it.

Anonymous

Equinox & Soul Cycle won’t be in Brickell for much longer #boycott

Anonymous

Hahaha….if you had any disposable income, i’d bet you that the Boycott d’jour will have no effect on Equinox/Soul cycle/Relateds’ busuness.
The ignorant boycott game facilitated the rise of Chik-fil-a to #1.

Anonymous

Its a rendering. The Gym is an example of a tenant. It’s not real.

Anonymous

At least twenty buildings like this from Wynwood to the Design District would be nice.

Anonymous

“Unmet residential demand”? The market is completely flooded right now and I’m sure prices will be ridiculously high.

Anonymous

This article has a number of mistakes about the zoning profile. It should mention that only 243 apartment units are permitted with this relatively small site.

Anonymous

The article states that this building will, along with residences, contain offices and a hotel.

Anonymous

There’s probably only about 70k sf left for “hotel and office”. after the residential is built out.

Anonymous

I love the design of this building

Shawn Kouri

It looks like most of the tower is office. That’s good.

Anonymous

so where are the parking spaces for people who will live/ work there?