Baru Will Be Demolished By The End Of This Month To Make Way For Brickell Flatiron

Brickell Flatiron will be a step closer to the start of construction later this month.

Demolition of the former Baru building on the site will be complete by the end of March, according to a source at the developer. Crews are awaiting one final permit approval before beginning work.

With the start of conversions of reservations into contracts in mid-January, one-third of the 548 units at the project had been reserved, the developers have said.

City officials are still processing a request to modify the previous Major Use Special Permit, which had been submitted in 2006 by another developer with Enrique Norten as architect. A decision is expected soon.

The developers also recently submitted their plans to the FAA, listing a height of exactly 700 feet above ground.

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Edin Coralic
6 years ago

Great news,last puzzle in Marry Brickell Vilage picture.Go Miami.

Ed
6 years ago

Starting construction with only 1/3 reserved (not even under contract) is a bit risky.

Anonymous
6 years ago

Doesn’t look very flatir-like…..wish we still had the old proposal.

Eon
6 years ago

Yeah, I liked the earlier renderings too. These looks rather boxy and generic.

But with the quality this developer brings, a good addition to the neighborhood, even though the views are limited. Still puts Related to shame.

Anonymous
6 years ago

Great that they are moving forward..good for Brickell to have inner jobs at $700 a sft.
More density is better.
Though they have 0 views.

Will help sell the rest of the inventory in the area.

Anonymous
6 years ago

A handsome building, for sure, but after the modifications from the original, it’s a stretch to say it is a “flatiron” design.

Anonymous
6 years ago

Flatiron Failure. Just a greedy, out-of-place, Brickell favela “ ega-project”… that is, if they are approved by the City and FAA. Only “condo” views into the 1010 Brickell apt windows to the East and surrounding building neighbors to the West. It is not taking off as planned because their “fabulous” amenities and finishes are already taking big downgrades. Buyers are not falling for it. Folks (even foreigners) are getting smarter about their investment $$$.

Robert
6 years ago

I think this is going to be a great project. It is close to BCC and the other major development in the area, but far enough back to avoid the traffic problems.

Obviously
6 years ago

I wish people would clam up about imaginary traffic problems in Brickell. Brickell is the only place in Miami that’s been mostly built around the metromover. It’s basically the only neighborhood in Miami done right.