Casa Bella By B&B Italia Submitted To FAA At 648 Feet

Federal Aviation Administration height approval is being requested for the 57-story Casa Bella by B&B Italia tower on Biscayne Boulevard.

According to the September 6 filing with the FAA, the tower is planned to reach a height of 638 feet above ground, or 648 feet above sea level.

In May, brokers for the project announced that 60% of the project’s 312 condo units had been sold.

In June, an application was submitted to Miami’s Building Department for a demolition permit to clear the site.

A construction permit does not yet appear to be in process, but an FAA filing is often a precursor to a construction permit application.

Construction was expected to begin in late 2022, with completion in 2026, brokers said earlier this year.

Alta Developers and Related Group are the developers.

 


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Anonymous
4 months ago

will help jazz up that area…..pretty bleak considering “iconic” performing arts center is surrounded by
’empty lots

anonymous
4 months ago

not a pure box and decent height seems like a solid offering

Anonymous
4 months ago

It could be far better, but certainly worse. I’ll take it as one of Related’s recycled projects (Auberge). Still better than Baccarat, and might block mundane Melody from view.

anonymous
4 months ago

Finally! Looking forward to the demolition of that crusty old strip mall.

Anonymous
4 months ago

Same. It is constantly crawling with homeless.

anon
4 months ago

how is this building going to finish in 2026, the same year waldorf astoria is set to finish, yet this is nowhere near as tall?

Anonymous
4 months ago

I’m assuming their are other factors at play besides building height.

Not Anonymous
4 months ago

It is starting later than the Waldorf.

Anonymous
4 months ago

I doubt Waldorf who will be 100 stories high will finished in 3 years to be build.

Not Anonymous
4 months ago

Which render should I believe… They show two different styles. It’s great that they are building something here. The entire area is empty and ripe for development. With the Signature bridge, southern Edgewater will be transformed.

Anonymous
4 months ago

It’s the A&E District.

Anonymous
4 months ago

Absolutely nobody here uses that name. People either say Downtown or Edgewater for this area. Where are you commenting from?

Anon
4 months ago

I lived at Miami Plaza up until a month ago, I always called it either the Melo District or Omni.

Anonymous
4 months ago

More like Casa Fea lol! 😛

Anonymous
4 months ago

Let’s hope people realize the name is in Italian and not in Spanish. The pronunciation is bella, as in rhyming with ‘hella.’

Yet Another Anonymous
4 months ago

It looks kind of identical to the aqua Chicago Tower.

Anonymous
4 months ago

Lol

real estate BS
4 months ago

none of the renderings show how close Melody tower is. Nice western view. con game

anonymous
4 months ago

and all that “green space” to the north!

Anonymous
4 months ago

What do you expect from Related?

Anonymous
4 months ago

it doesn’t matter all of their units are facing east .

Anonymous
4 months ago

Build something better

anonymous
4 months ago

go for it

Anonymous
4 months ago

Seriously, this design is played out garbage

Anonymous
4 months ago

What was that stately old high-rise that used to be a block west from here? The b*****d School Board demolished it for a parking lot, I believe.

Anonymous
4 months ago

Arqutect-borin-AH? looks like all the rest

Anonymous
4 months ago

Why does this need FAA approval if the 1000+ ft Waldorf Astoria was approved along with 1000 Museum, which are all nearby?

Anonymous
4 months ago

Because every building does….?

Anonymous
4 months ago

Look, a lot of BS in this city doesn’t make sense.