Brightline Parent Proposes Two 83-Story Supertowers With 2,007 Residential Units Next To MiamiCentral

Brightline’s parent company has submitted updated plans to Miami-Dade for two supertowers at MiamiCentral.

With the new plans, a total of 2,823 residential units will be either planned or completed at MiamiCentral. The company already completed the two Park Line residential towers with 816 units in 2020.

The property where the two supertowers are proposed is listed for sale, so the proposal may have been submitted on behalf of another developer.

According to the new proposal, the two towers would rise 83 stories, or 850 feet.

The two towers would include:

  • 2,007 residential units (1,003 in the south tower, 1,004 in the north)
  • 49,634 square feet of retail (25,250 square feet in the south tower, 24,384 in the north)
  • 2,136 parking spaces (1,048 in the south tower, 1,048 in the north, the rest elsewhere)

The developer is requesting that the county eliminate the office and hotel components that were previously approved for the sites.

A massing plan for the project was prepared by architect Zyscovich.

The new plans were submitted on May 10.

 

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Anonymous
5 months ago

Cute they included Okan.

Anonymous
5 months ago

Okan isn’t a dead deal yet…

Anonymous
5 months ago

I am still hopeful that Okan Tower will happen, it’s a beautiful design!

Azarius
5 months ago

Okan is the inland project we all wanted to see, but I don’t think it’s happening without Modifications or a major redesign

Anonymous
5 months ago

Or a relocation.

Anonymous
5 months ago

Okan is perfect where it’s been proposed and with its design. It’s just a matter of whether it was a real development or some money laundry scheme from Turkey. We shall see.

Anonymous
5 months ago

^ Some people think the Melo’s Group new towers caused the demise of Okan’s proposed tower. If that is the case, then a relocation is a viable alternative. Besides, there are a lot of lots to choose from.

Azarius
5 months ago

Yes but Okan also sits 300 to 499ft Taller than 5th

Anonymous
5 months ago

So I guess no one would want to buy or live at the Tulip below its 50th floor :/

Anonymous
5 months ago

Direct prison view should sell well

Anonymous
5 months ago

Bring more tall towers west!

Anonymous
5 months ago

And north up to at least 50th st. also.

Marc
5 months ago

There’s this thing called a zoning code, and not to mention flight paths. Maybe you’ve heard of them before?

Anonymous
5 months ago

Zoning codes are always changed and so are flight paths.

Anonymous
5 months ago

Zoning codes are changed when good comprehensive plan policies dictate it, which would be to fill in east of I-95 and south of the MacArthur Causeway before ever considering any upzoning and creating another vertical suburban hellhole like Edgewater.

Anonymous
5 months ago

“another vertical suburban hellhole like Edgewater”

Look, unlike you, everybody don’t want to live in a one story house with a lake you can go fishing in the back and your nearest neighbor lives a quarter of a mile away.

Anonymous
5 months ago

Not everyone can AFFORD a one story house on a lake far from neighbors, but most would take that in a heartbeat if they could.

Anonymous
5 months ago

^ Do you think people living in condos in Edgewater can’t afford a house in such an area? Your conception of things are really screwed up!

Anonymous
5 months ago

Most people living in Edgewater condos RENT. What most people don’t have is good credit for a mortgage loan, and the down payment to satisfy the bank requirement. I know several who have “roommates” so they can pay the rent. Also, most (not all) condos are tiny in comparison to single family homes. My house is 2600 square feet with a pool. I couldn’t afford a 2600 sq.ft. condo, and neither would you.

Anonymous
5 months ago

“Most people living in Edgewater condos RENT”

He says he lives in a “2600 square feet house with pool” and knows that the majority of people who live in Edgewater condos rent them. Hmmm… wouldn’t it be cheaper to just rent an apartment?

Lol.. some people come on this site just to try and bullshit everybody and you’re definitely one of the them.

Anonymous
5 months ago

You dont know Jack shit about me…yet you come on this site to try to bullshit everybody. Now we ALL know you ARE one of them.

Anonymous
5 months ago

^You think they could afford a single family home on the bay? You’re the one who’s screwed up.

Anonymous
5 months ago

Don’t approve this without a hotel & office space

Anonymous
5 months ago

Why.. can’t find enough hotels and office space in this bigass city?

POLO
5 months ago

Why they call it supertowers? They are only 850 FT tall. The super tall towers start at 984 FT, or 300 meters tall.

Anonymous
5 months ago

If you add them up they are super-super-talls!

Anonymous
5 months ago

Eh they really don’t need hotel space, though I think they should have office

Azarius
5 months ago

Approval needed to help flip the property 🤔

Anonymous
5 months ago

If one of these towers is built, I’ll be impressed.

Anonymous
5 months ago

If they flip them, someone will buy them to build supertalls so in the end you still get them.

Anonymous
5 months ago

Come on!

2,136 parking spaces ????

ZERO are required. The so-called “planners” in Miami need to get on top of this.

This is Miami’s greatest transit hub. This nonsense needs to stop.

Anonymous
5 months ago

Give it a rest

Anonymous
5 months ago

So if I pay $1800 and up to live there, in your opinion, I still don’t deserve a parking space?

Anonymous
5 months ago

Until we have state of the art public transportation, public spaces will be needed unfortunately in NYC buildings rarely have parking spaces but you got a subway system that takes you anywhere at any time.

Anonymous
5 months ago

You’ll never get there when you build tens of thousands of car parking spaces in a downtown every decade. Build it and they come, people will demand space for their cars in public spaces.

Anonymous
5 months ago

TNM SHOULD DO AWAY WITH THE COMMENT SECTION AND JUST PUBLISH THE ARTICLES. WHAT’S THE POINT? TOO MUCH BS HERE.

Anonymous
5 months ago

^ Didn’t you know?.. there are professional everything living in Miami. Even ordinary professional people who knows how every building should be built.

To them, that’s what this site is for.

Anonymous
5 months ago

“Until we have state of the art public transportation, public spaces will be needed”

Don’t understand?

Anonymous
5 months ago

I think he meant parking spaces.

Anonymous
5 months ago

Who said anything about deserve? Why should car parking have unlimited supply? Just as FAR is artificially limited and the market prices habitable space, the same should be done for car parking and let the market decide the cost.

Anonymous
5 months ago

^ “Why should car parking have unlimited supply?”

Again.. I bet you have a space to park your vehicle right now where you live?

Anonymous
5 months ago

We don’t have live in the downtown urban core , nor do we drive there.

Anonymous
5 months ago

^ Just like I thought, you do have a space to park your vehicle where you live.

Anonymous
5 months ago

Who’s “we”?

Daniel
5 months ago

Applause!!!!

Marc
5 months ago

Part of the reason you are paying $1,800 a month is to subsidize the construction of the parking deck. A SINGLE parking space in a structured garage can run anywhere from $20-30k.

If you take that “dead space” out of the project and replace it with more leaseable area, suddenly that $1,800 can be a lot cheaper

Anonymous
5 months ago

Cut the shit Marc we would still have to pay $1800 and you know this!

Anonymous
5 months ago

Marc,
You obviously have never built anything in your life, not even a dog house. It is comical that that act like you know more than a Developer of such a project or their respective lenders.

NYC Loves Miami
5 months ago

At what point will there be total gridlock with thousands of more cars coming into the city?

Anonymous
5 months ago

Never.
Because if it gets to suck badly enough, people will move to Ft. Lauderdale or Kendall.

Anonymous
5 months ago

A person from NYC is talking about traffic gridlock in Miami?

GTFOH!

Anonymous
5 months ago

Parking spaces are needed even if you live downtown and use public transit. I live downtown, but need a big parking spot for my Suburban. I need to drive north west to Coral Springs to visit and check on my parents. I need to pick up my boat in storage and go fishing on Lake Okeechobee sometimes. Some long weekends, I pick up my RV and tow it to a camp site in the keys. Why do you assume people who live downtown should be forced not to own a car? Would you rather I live west and drive to my downtown job everyday through the streets of Miami and downtown?

Anonymous
5 months ago

You f..ked them up with that logical comment.

Anonymous
5 months ago

They’re not actually going to build this. I think they still plan on selling the properties, they just want to get approval for as big a project as possible to increase the property value before selling.

Anonymous
5 months ago

“They’re not actually going to build this. I think they still plan on selling the properties”

You think or you know?

Chris
5 months ago

The really well designed towers hove parking garage spaces scattered throughout the space , using spaces that were previously not used and unconventional things like car elevators to use remote lots that only hold a couple hundred cars apiece, but can be put on parts of roofs and other spots that were previously not accessible usually do to the space required to drive to those heights and the grades required. Also if there is going to be retail space , how many of those spaces will be needed to service those businesses. Also these towers rent for a lot of money for most people . Some decent towers in Miami are already $4600+ for the three bedrooms . So most people would spend the money in a house , but these serve a certain demographic of younger , more affluent, singles / couples who like being so close to everything , especially the towers connected to the bright line stations . Also they don’t have to commute to Miami which is pretty rough sometimes ( most ). Just my opinion , I didn’t think it was unreasonable considering the amount of units . Just my opinion , I’m not an engineer.

Anonymous
5 months ago

These towers should be offices!!!

Anonymous
5 months ago

Well, don’t complain, take your money and build offices there.

Anonymous
5 months ago

Then don’t complain about me complaining.

Anonymous
5 months ago

Then don’t complain about what they want to do with their own money!

Anon
5 months ago

I’m gonna complain about you both complaining about complaining

Anonymous
5 months ago

This site is turning into nothing but a big WHINE meeting.

Anonymous
5 months ago

Waaahhh!!!.. these buildings should be office towers!.. sniff…

Anonymous
5 months ago

I know. Pathetic. There’s a couple of really intolerant jerks that jump on every opportunity they get to piss people off. I’d hate to work in the same office as them.

Azarius
5 months ago

I don’t think that’s a good idea especially with the need for office space. They are also making them shorter than before. This is giving me Melo vibes.

Anonymous
5 months ago

“I don’t think that’s a good idea”

I mean really, who CARES?!!!

Anonymous
5 months ago

Apparently you cared enough to comment…

Anonymous
5 months ago

Um, I didn’t know that I need to ask you for permission to comment about someone’s comment?

Anonymous
5 months ago

The market will dictate office demand (i.e. Hines Tower) and it’s a massing model.

Too bad the courthouse deal fell through, because even this would look better than the prison window monstrosity proposed.

Anonymous
5 months ago

This should be office, not residential. Big mistake.

Anonymous
5 months ago

It is to you because you have no money invested in the project.

Anonymous
5 months ago

Have to be careful with office development. Many corporations are lowering their office footprints.

Anonymous
5 months ago

Office space is dead. Remote working is the future.

Anonymous
5 months ago

We see somebody proposing to build towers on that site and people still come on this site whining… go figure.

Anonymous
5 months ago

Judging from downtown traffic the last few weeks, office space is far from dead.

Anonymous
5 months ago

Either you’re a student or have never had the pleasure of using Shitrix. Remote working cannot possibly replace office space, EVER.

Anonymous
5 months ago

Has already noticed Miami has so many more twin towers compared to other cities.

Anonymous
5 months ago

Because they need the big lots for the giant parking podiums.

Anonymous
5 months ago

*anyone

Anonymous
5 months ago

If the Melo Group is proposing two towers, they seem to want to keep their buildings in the area with the same look no matter the height. Good idea if you ask me.

Anonymous
5 months ago

Bad idea, consider Downtown 5th is ugly AF.

Anonymous
5 months ago

Yeah.. too bad The Melo Group didn’t get your opinion first about what apartment building designs are beautiful enough to construct in downtown Miami.

Shawn Kouri
5 months ago

I want to see actual pictures please.

Anonymous
5 months ago

What’s the deal with all these extruded “twin towers” being built. This is Miami, we really need to step up our skyscraper game.

Anonymous
5 months ago

Well, get in the game and build them then!

Anonymous
5 months ago

Capitalism!

Anonymous
5 months ago

Should be office

Anonymous
5 months ago

Pluto should be classified a planet…

Anonymous
5 months ago

How are they able to get the residential floor plates at 28,505 SF? I thought the maximum is 18,000 SF.

Anonymous
5 months ago

The whole point of this proposal is to see what kind of variances they can get away with before selling.

BDub
5 months ago

Since generally accepted definition of a supertall is minimum 300m (984 ft), these would now just be considered tall.

Anonymous
5 months ago

No balconies — come-on ! That’s a no no in south Florida

Anonymous
5 months ago

They dont want the office part either 🙁

Anonymous
5 months ago

It’s their money!!!

Anonymous
5 months ago

The height of any building in that area is going to stick out like a billboard in the middle of a desolate highway. Just look how these “towers” dwarf the Dade county government center. They need to move these taller buildings a little more eastward.

Anonymous
5 months ago

2,000+ storage stalls for cars? In the middle of downtown. Next to metro and train station. You literally can’t fit that many cars on the streets of the city.

Anonymous
5 months ago

Scary concept to live in a building with a 1,000+ units. No thanks.

Anonymous
5 months ago

That means you don’t have to go far to meet males/females.

Anonymous
5 months ago

Not everyone is a horn dog.

Anonymous
5 months ago

Well you certainly aren’t.

Anonymous
5 months ago

^I doubt your neighbors want to get involved with you in any way.

Anonymous
5 months ago

Big time developers submit plans for regulatory approval the same way single-family home-buyers put in new quartz countertops before flipping.

This doesn’t mean this development is any closer to breaking ground.

GoBoy
5 months ago

Make them 110 stories. They do resemble the World Trade Center towers.

Anonymous
5 months ago

I honestly believe these are some old renders we are just now seeing… that project is dead in the water… they are selling the property and having found a buyer yet… we wont see anything built there for quite some time!

Anonymous
5 months ago

Here we go again! Another proposal for towers that will probably never get built. I’m tired of being led down this pipe-dream lane. Post this stuff when construction begins.

Anonymous
5 months ago

Yeah, they’re just messing up your life…

Anonymous
5 months ago

They sure are. Jeez. This place is a dump.

Anonymous
5 months ago

I would move if I were you.

Anonymous
5 months ago

Nah…I love posting nasty remarks…just like you do.

Anonymous
5 months ago

^ You’re still here? I thought you were in the process of packing up?

Anonymous
5 months ago

Nope. Having to much fun pushing your buttons.

Anonymous
5 months ago

^ Haha.. this clown thinks too much of himself…

Anonymous
5 months ago

More strictly residential!? Hell no do not approve without office and retail. Especially in a location like this. Downtown is in dire need of more office, retail, and grocery stores with all the new incoming apartment and condo buildings.

Anonymous
5 months ago

Is this where the Marriot Marquee was supposed to be built?

Anonymous
5 months ago

No

Anonymous
5 months ago

Thanks, that’s great then.

Anonymous
5 months ago

no it is several blocks to the southwest of it

Anonymous
5 months ago

Is Marriot still happening though?

Anonymous
5 months ago

Miami Worldcenter Fairfield Inn Convention Center opening 2029, brought to you by the same developers who built Met3.

Anonymous
5 months ago

Comment of the week.

Anonymous
5 months ago

They are still in the process of trying to bribe politicians for more government subsidies.

Anonymous
5 months ago

Impossible.. noway it would take that long.

Grady Muhammad
5 months ago

Why wouldn’t it take this long, because you have new commissioners who has to get thier palm’s grease as well. Its that simple

Anonymous
5 months ago

^ They can get their palms greased in weeks, not years, it’s that simple.

Anonymous
5 months ago

Biden’s infrastructure programs and policies in effect.

Anonymous
5 months ago

Unless you’re kidding, a supertower(s) was planned here throughout the Trump administration.

If you want to see what Biden’s infrastructure programs and policies look like, look no further than the Miami Airport Amtrak station, that was built too short and has sat vacant for five years.

Anonymous
5 months ago

“Unless you’re kidding, a supertower(s) was planned here throughout the Trump administration”

And then the “supertower(s)” that were planned for this site when Trump was in office, died. Like the article said; “The new plans were submitted on May 10.”

Biden’s infrastructure programs and policies in effect.

Anonymous
5 months ago

Oh yes. Gas prices haven’t been this high since….well….since Biden was Vice President.

Anonymous
5 months ago

Enjoyed that stimulus check Biden gave you?

Anonymous
5 months ago

Yep.. and he no problem buying gas for his car with that stimulus check.

Anonymous
5 months ago

* had

Anonymous
5 months ago

Not everyone got a check. I didn’t.

My understanding is the checks were really meant for broke Democrats.

Anonymous
5 months ago

^ So you’re really from Saturn and you really don’t know any Republicans but you like their politics and decided to become one?

Anonymous
5 months ago

See…this is the kind of crap that is making this site a joke.

Anonymous
5 months ago

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Anonymous
5 months ago

The joke is in your hands when you go to the men’s room

Anonymous
5 months ago

My point exactly. Fool.

Anonymous
5 months ago

You’re from planet Youranus