Broker Is Marketing Retail Space At 1836 Biscayne, Hinting That Owners May Be Serious About Development

Terranova Corp. is actively marketing the retail space at 1836 Biscayne, an indication that developer Fifteen Group may be serious about moving forward with development at the site.

Last year, the developer won Preservation Board approval for a 352-unit, 38-story tower at the site. At the time, an attorney representing the project said that it might be built in phases.

A church at the site was designated as historic, which gives the ability to the owners to sell TDRs that could be worth nearly $20 million.

Final approval for the project was granted by Miami’s Zoning Department in February.

 

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John Mackey
4 years ago

Trader Joe’s, please

marc
4 years ago

Perfect sized space for one.

Anonymous
4 years ago

Fantastic.. Biscayne will be transformed!

IloveMiami
4 years ago

Is the church still used for services or is the building empty? It would make a great dance club/bar or House of Blues kind of place.

marc
4 years ago

It’s empty.

Anonymous
4 years ago

Keep it as a Church. That’s God’s house.

IloveMiami
4 years ago

I just asked God. Says he doesn’t mind a House of Blues.

Anonymous
4 years ago

Good. Have the House of Blues in another building.

IloveMiami
4 years ago

Many years ago San Fransisco had a tourist attraction theater that told the history of the city inluding the use of giant speakers that made the floor shake during the Great Earthquake scenes. New York had something similar called I Love New York. I know that we are only 100 or so, but this church building would make a great home for some historical/innovative “The Story of Miami” or something like that. It would also make a great small museum for a nice art collection. I hope somebody buys it and takes me up on that.

Anonymous
4 years ago

Will the church be converted into retail? Or just the area around it?

marc
4 years ago

The church is the retail space.

Anonymous
4 years ago

The church should be restored for use as an upscale retail establishment, and without building over it. The roof is slightly articulated, which is why is looks strange with something suspended over it. Also, it’s an f-ing parking garage. If cheap architecture wasn’t enough to show its poor design, a parking garage ON TOP of the church should. Move the garage to ground on the left with less spaces, use TDR from the church to build a taller tower in the back, and maybe the lower back part of the church could have amenities like the pool on the roof, or on top of the garage like the neighboring building. Most importantly, better architecture is a must, without the strange unaligned windows along the side. At this point, 1800 Biscayne Plaza and its ubiquitous nature has more merit.

Anonymous
4 years ago

That’s God’s house you’re screwing up.

Anonymous
4 years ago

If God wanted to live there he would have never sold it.

Anonymous
4 years ago

I don’t think God sold this church. The developer bought it.

Who
4 years ago

What in the world???

Anonymous
4 years ago

You people are seriously going to turn a church into a retail center? Seriously, what is wrong with you people?

Anonymous
4 years ago

You ARE kidding, right?

Anonymous
4 years ago

Nope! Separation of Church from Gentrification.

Anonymous
4 years ago

Search deep down into your soul and ask is this right?

Anonymous
4 years ago

God is cool with it. Done with the place. Moved to Pinecrest.

Anonymous
4 years ago

It’s more proof that people in Miami really have no souls.

Anonymous
4 years ago

Amen. I’m gonna go pray for them all.