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
1 month ago

Cute they included Okan.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Okan isn’t a dead deal yet…

Anonymous
1 month ago

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

Azarius
1 month 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
1 month ago

Or a relocation.

Anonymous
1 month 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
1 month 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
1 month ago

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

Anonymous
1 month ago

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

Anonymous
1 month ago

Direct prison view should sell well

Anonymous
1 month ago

Bring more tall towers west!

Anonymous
1 month ago

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

Marc
1 month ago

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

Anonymous
1 month ago

Zoning codes are always changed and so are flight paths.

Anonymous
1 month 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
1 month 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
1 month 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
1 month 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
1 month 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
1 month 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
1 month 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
1 month ago

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

Anonymous
1 month ago

Don’t approve this without a hotel & office space

Anonymous
1 month ago

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

POLO
1 month 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
1 month ago

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

Anonymous
1 month ago

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

Azarius
1 month ago

Approval needed to help flip the property 🤔

Anonymous
1 month ago

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

Anonymous
1 month ago

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

Anonymous
1 month 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
1 month ago

Give it a rest

Anonymous
1 month ago

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

Anonymous
1 month 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
1 month 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
1 month ago

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

Anonymous
1 month 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
1 month ago

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

Don’t understand?

Anonymous
1 month ago

I think he meant parking spaces.

Anonymous
1 month 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
1 month 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
1 month ago

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

Anonymous
1 month ago

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

Anonymous
1 month ago

Who’s “we”?

Daniel
1 month ago

Applause!!!!

Marc
1 month 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
1 month ago

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

Anonymous
1 month 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
1 month ago

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

Anonymous
1 month ago

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

Anonymous
1 month ago

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

GTFOH!

Anonymous
1 month 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
1 month ago

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

Anonymous
1 month 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
1 month ago

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

You think or you know?

Chris
1 month 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
1 month ago

These towers should be offices!!!

Anonymous
1 month ago

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

Anonymous
1 month ago

Then don’t complain about me complaining.

Anonymous
1 month ago

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

Anon
1 month ago

I’m gonna complain about you both complaining about complaining

Anonymous
1 month ago

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

Anonymous
1 month ago

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

Anonymous
1 month 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
1 month 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
1 month ago

“I don’t think that’s a good idea”

I mean really, who CARES?!!!

Anonymous
1 month ago

Apparently you cared enough to comment…

Anonymous
1 month ago

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

Anonymous
1 month 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
1 month ago

This should be office, not residential. Big mistake.

Anonymous
1 month ago

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

Anonymous
1 month ago

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

Anonymous
1 month ago

Office space is dead. Remote working is the future.

Anonymous
1 month ago

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

Anonymous
1 month ago

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

Anonymous
1 month ago

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

Anonymous
1 month ago

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

Anonymous
1 month ago

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

Anonymous
1 month ago

*anyone

Anonymous
1 month 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
1 month ago

Bad idea, consider Downtown 5th is ugly AF.

Anonymous
1 month 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
1 month ago

I want to see actual pictures please.

Anonymous
1 month 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
1 month ago

Well, get in the game and build them then!

Anonymous
1 month ago

Capitalism!

Anonymous
1 month ago

Should be office

Anonymous
1 month ago

Pluto should be classified a planet…

Anonymous
1 month ago

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

Anonymous
1 month ago

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

BDub
1 month ago

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

Anonymous
1 month ago

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

Anonymous
1 month ago

They dont want the office part either 🙁

Anonymous
1 month ago

It’s their money!!!

Anonymous
1 month 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
1 month 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
1 month ago

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

Anonymous
1 month ago

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

Anonymous
1 month ago

Not everyone is a horn dog.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Well you certainly aren’t.

Anonymous
1 month ago

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

Anonymous
1 month 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
1 month ago

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

Anonymous
1 month 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
1 month 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
1 month ago

Yeah, they’re just messing up your life…

Anonymous
1 month ago

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

Anonymous
1 month ago

I would move if I were you.

Anonymous
1 month ago

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

Anonymous
1 month ago

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

Anonymous
1 month ago

Nope. Having to much fun pushing your buttons.

Anonymous
1 month ago

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

Anonymous
1 month 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
1 month ago

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

Anonymous
1 month ago

No

Anonymous
1 month ago

Thanks, that’s great then.

Anonymous
1 month ago

no it is several blocks to the southwest of it

Anonymous
1 month ago

Is Marriot still happening though?

Anonymous
1 month ago

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

Anonymous
1 month ago

Comment of the week.

Anonymous
1 month ago

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

Anonymous
1 month ago

Impossible.. noway it would take that long.

Grady Muhammad
1 month 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
1 month ago

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

Anonymous
1 month ago

Biden’s infrastructure programs and policies in effect.

Anonymous
1 month 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
1 month 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
1 month ago

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

Anonymous
1 month ago

Enjoyed that stimulus check Biden gave you?

Anonymous
1 month ago

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

Anonymous
1 month ago

* had

Anonymous
1 month ago

Not everyone got a check. I didn’t.

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

Anonymous
1 month 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
1 month ago

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

Anonymous
1 month ago

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Anonymous
1 month ago

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

Anonymous
1 month ago

My point exactly. Fool.

Anonymous
1 month ago

You’re from planet Youranus