Brightline Parent Company Continues Planning For Miami Supertowers A & B At MiamiCentral

The parent company of Brightline has split in two the entities that will develop two Supertowers at MiamiCentral.

Two companies were created to manage the properties: Miami Supertower A LLC and Miami Supertower B LLC.

The two entities filed a plat extension request with Miami Dade County over the summer, which was scheduled for review in July.

The plat documents state that there will be two separate developments on the two plots just south of the existing MiamiCentral facility.

The north supertower closest to the existing Brightline hub will have 800,000 square feet of office space and 50,000 square feet of retail.

A south supertower next to the Miami-Dade civil courthouse will have 750 hotel rooms and 50,000 square feet of retail.

Previous filings with the FAA have listed tower heights of 991 feet above ground, or 1,000 feet above sea level.

Executives from Brightline parent company Florida East Coast Industries are listed as the managers of the new entities. Each LLC appears to be have been formed  in Delaware in late 2018 and registered with Florida’s Division of Corporations in 2019.

FECI sold two completed office buildings at the complex, 2 MiamiCentral & 3 MiamiCentral, for $159 million in 2019.

 

 

 

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Anonymous
8 months ago

Build these towers
They will look amazing and bring life and activity to a still-dead area

Anonymous
8 months ago

We need a destination resort world high end casino in that area. That would go towards securing the viability of the Brightline train concept. The 1000s of Orlando/West Palm tourists would do a day at that casino as part of their holidays.

Azarius
8 months ago

But everyone is so against Casinos

Anonymous
8 months ago

Only the Seminoles..

Anonymous
8 months ago

studies show casinos are terrible for the surrounding economy

POLO
8 months ago

Not true, Genting has a super casino complex in Singapore, and it has NOT diminish Singapore’s role as a leading Asia business hub.

Anonymous
8 months ago

Different culture and a different less corrupt municipal govt.

Anonymous
8 months ago

Exactly what would you know about corrupt municipal government of Singapore?

Anonymous
8 months ago

We don’t need casinos, we need more museums, theaters, and a state of the art public transportation that isn’t buses. Plus we need less cars and more bike lanes. That’s where the future’s at.

Anonymous
8 months ago

More bike lanes? So we can go to the grocery store with our bike and carry back bags of groceries on our bike in 95 degree temperatures under the hot sun in July and get caught in the rain.

Anonymous
8 months ago

Yep.. and Miami also need “a state of the art public transportation” system so the people of MiamiDade can get to their museums in air-conditioned comfort.

Boy.. if this city keeps listening to stale people living in it, it’ll continue to be stuck in boredom.

Anonymous
8 months ago

This town is about beach, palm trees, flashy sports cars…want trains, museums, theaters go to Boston or NYC. Miami is what it is, and it doesn’t have to be what NYC is.

Anonymous
7 months ago

Go away from miami looser. The city change and people which move from north will transform the character of the city. Go to sell your drugs in south america.

Anonymous
8 months ago

Cargo bikes and shade trees really help out

Anonymous
8 months ago

Next you will tell me the bikes will have umbrellas and air conditioning.

Anonymous
8 months ago

I do!

Anonymous
8 months ago

Some of us actually DO bike to and from the grocery store, and everywhere, year round. Some of us care about the environment and our own health.

Anonymous
8 months ago

…and some of us are elderly and/or have health issues.
….and some of us do not have the luxury of time to ride a bicycle.
….and some of us can’t bring all our kids to school on our bicycle.
….and some of us can’t carry our golf clubs on our bicycle.
….and some of us can’t tow our boats and RVs with our bicycle.
…..

Anonymous
8 months ago

Loved it! You are obviously a grown up.

Anonymous
7 months ago

Right. So, there should be no sharing of the roadways. Everything is for you. Entitlement city.

Anonymous
8 months ago

That’s because you still live with your parents and don’t own a car.

Anonymous
7 months ago

What an ignorant thing to say, bully.

Azarius
8 months ago

No more bike lanes!!! More monorail to wynwood and midtown and beyond!!!

Anonymous
8 months ago

We already have all of that and less cars isn’;t going to happen.

Azarius
8 months ago

We need more entertainment in the downtown region. Besides clubs and bars… Miami needs a six flags or something!!!! Disney too far and expensive. Don’t even have a Dave and Busters type of attraction. Skyrise was the only hope. Museums are cool but what about the adventurous folks

Anonymous
8 months ago

Don’t hold your breath for a casino on Biscayne… they’re already floating casinos at the Port of Miami.

Anonymous
7 months ago

Casino. What century did you live? Any area around of casinos is ghetto if you know. Only loosers live next of casino like you.

Shawn Kouri
8 months ago

So where are the pictures and renderings of the super tall towers? It’s been years already and they still yet to release renderings.

Anonymous
8 months ago

Arquitectonica is still working on the groovy balcony designs.

Anonymous
8 months ago

The southern apartment building at MiamiCentral still looks unoccupied at night

Anonymous
8 months ago

agree, hardly see any action/ lights

Anonymous
8 months ago

Covid 19 is ripping and roaring throughout this country and a lot of people are losing their jobs, houses, and apartments because of it. But some people still wonder why they see brand new apartment towers appearing to look “unoccupied at night?”

Really?.. smh…

Anonymous
8 months ago

those apartments are not what you would call “cheap” either.

Anonymous
8 months ago

tons of northerns are moving down tho

Anonymous
8 months ago

Palm Beach county gets the biggest share. More civilized up there.

Anonymous
8 months ago

You dared to use the word “civilized” in this forum? You’ve got balls. And only one thumb down?

Anonymous
8 months ago

I wish something like this were built on the other side of I-95.

Anonymous
8 months ago

Ah, yes, let us displace Black folks for your entertainment…

Anonymous
8 months ago

Funny, i didn’t know I-95 was a dividing line for the different races living in miami?

Anonymous
8 months ago

…..do you even know the history of I-95? It literally ripped Overtown apart. The whole point of the Federal Aid Highway Act of 1956 was to tear apart Black communities throughout the US under the masquerade of “Urban Renewal.” Try driving around Miami or maybe even just educating yourself before you throw some snarky comments.

Anonymous
8 months ago

So the other side of I-95 where they wanna build these towers downtown is all the black community?

Anonymous
8 months ago

It used to be. Like I said, educate yourself. And to all the negative votes, y’all voted for Trump and it shows.

Anonymous
8 months ago

“It used to be”

Do you realize how foolish you appear to be when you tell someone to “educate themself?”

Anonymous
8 months ago

It used to be, until people like you thought it was a good idea to put undesirable things in the middle of Black communities. Do you realize how racist you come off by suggesting our existing infrastructure has resulted in racial segregation and your desire to put undesirable uses in Black neighborhoods continues segregation?

Anonymous
8 months ago

By suggesting our existing infrastructure hasn’t* resulted in racial segregation

Anonymous
8 months ago

There’s that operative phrase again, “used to be.”

Do me a favor, look up the phrase “used to be” and get back to me.

Anonymous
7 months ago

Stop saying that phrase, your playing straw man and its honestly super annoying. Their comment is true, that neighborhood is full of races

Anonymous
8 months ago

I keep seeing people talk about a casino on every post but when Genting proposed one yall were against it! I’ll say this once and for all if you could build a new casino in Miami it would be done! The casinos that exist in or around Miami are grandfathered in. New casinos have to have a license that you can’t just get, those licenses have only been given to companies like the Seminole tribe. Seminole has had the license for years now and if a multibillion dollar company like Genting who has lobbied millions to get one still haven’t been able to! We might as well forget about the idea of Miami seeing another casino ever!

Anonymous
8 months ago

Ridiculous argument. So let’s give up in perpetuity and allow the Seminole tribe to have an exclusive monopoly in perpetuity when our state population is growing by 1000 people per day.

Anonymous
8 months ago

Genting should have invited the Seminole tribe (or Miccosukees) to a lets-partner-pow-wow.

NYC Loves Miami
8 months ago

The people of Florida passed an amendment blocking any new licenses. The only way I see Genting building their casino is if they manage to buy an existing license or partner with an existing casino in Miami. I really hope they do something soon with that property though.

Anonymous
8 months ago

Idk, it’s the least we can do after stealing their land and genocide….

Anonymous
8 months ago

Nobody was against the casino except old democrat NIMBYs, we were against public funds for a mono rail to the beach from their resort with 0 interchangeability

Anonymous
8 months ago

Yep, blame the democrats for all the failures. Hell, blame them for Trump not getting Mexico to pay for his wall also after he told us they will.

Anonymous
8 months ago

We’re the silent majority

Anonymous
8 months ago

75 million majority at that!

Anonymous
8 months ago

75M < 80M

Anonymous
8 months ago

Wow…I’m impressed with your math skills.

Anonymous
8 months ago

Y’all are HARDLY silent NOR the majority. Get over it.

Bees
8 months ago

Where is this in relation to the new courthouse that is being built?

Anonymous
8 months ago

The new courthouse is being built literally right next to the old one where the green space used to between the old courthouse and the metrorail/ history Miami museum.

Anonymous
7 months ago

Why are these companies anonymous ? Has the deal not been finalized?

American Worker
7 months ago

Glad to see more office space. Not all of us are retired so jobs are welcome, and if Rs win Senate then fiscal recovery help for cities and states is unlikely, so taking opportunities to expand property tax revenues makes sense.

Anonymous
4 months ago

Why would they even elaborate on the brightline towers, only to disappoint by informing that the property has been sold. So in fact, there really is no plan for these towers. How about waiting to see if the lot will even be sold, and if so, what will be built.