Construction Begins At 62-Story Aria Reserve South Tower

A groundbreaking ceremony was held this morning in Edgewater for the first 62-story Aria Reserve tower.

Aria Reserve will have two 62-story towers. The groundbreaking ceremony was for the south tower.

Completion of the south tower is scheduled for 2024. The north tower is scheduled for completion in early 2025, Melo said today.

Melo also said that Aria Reserve will become the tallest dual-tower waterfront residential project in the United States.

As part of the project, the public baywalk will be extended.

“Our group is pleased to be able to contribute to Miami’s Baywalk, which will connect Brickell to downtown and Edgewater,” said Martin Melo.

Sales have been strong, with over 95% of units in the south tower now reserved. The north tower just launched sales in recent months and is already 50% reserved.

Miami Zoning Department records show that a decision was recently issued on waivers needed for the project.

Melo Group is the developer. Bernardo Fort-Brescia of Arquitectonica is the architect.

 


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Melo is sigma and chad
1 month ago

Melo is going to have these twins finished by March 2023. Another fine addition to Edgewater

MIA LOCAL
1 month ago

Melo is developing this City!! or you guys don’t remember what Edge water was 10 years ago????? We now can walk safely the streets in Downtown Miami!. Keep it up!!!!!!!!! 🙂

Anonymous
1 month ago

Start downtown 6th

Anonymous
1 month ago

And 7th 8th 9th

Anon
1 month ago

Edgewater skyline going to be incredible in 5 years with all these proposals

Local MIA guy
1 month ago

Yes, its going to look like the cereal isle at Publix – wonderful. Im all for density and the growth of Mia but is this really the best they can come up with for waterfront towers in 2022? This is sad.

Melo is sigma and chad
1 month ago

Here we go with the unrealistic expectations for every high rise in Miami. This looks better than the majority of waterfront highrises in NYC, Toronto and Rio

Local MIA guy
1 month ago

Yeah, those were built in the 1920-40s…

Melo is sigma and chad
1 month ago

So why weren’t they all art deco ? Because the majority of buildings cant be over the top. Stop comparing Miami to dubai and even dubai is filled with buildings with this kind of design.

Not Anonymous
1 month ago

I mean, it isn’t that hard to come up with a good design, there are hundreds of good architects that need a job

Anonymous
1 month ago

^
Look, Arquitectonica has a Monopoly in this city.

Anonymous
1 month ago

A monopoly and a mini-design

Anonymous
1 month ago

Well Senor (Bernardo Fort) was super paranoid and upset that Related never called him before 1995. Carlos and the gang have changed their tune in the last 20 years.

DWNTWNR
1 month ago

Is it unrealistic to want buildings with facades/windows and balconies facing both Biscayne Blvd and the bay? I took the cereal box comment to mean a blank stucco backside facing the pedestrians and residents in existing towers nearby. At least with Elysee and the condos by Margaret Pace Park they have active facades all around. The trend that began with Icon Bay and continued by Paraiso and this are lackluster on the Blvd half of the each building.

Anonymous
1 month ago

^
They will keep designing buildings this way as long as people keep buying.

Checo
1 month ago

It is not unrealistic to want…no, of course not. Want all you want!
People in Hell want ice water.

“the condos by Margaret Pace Park they have active facades all around”
Paramount Bay was built over 14 years ago, it does not have “facades all around”. That building has exterior corridors facing west.
I happen to think that it is an exceptionally unique building. The market seemed to like one bedroom apartments that are over 1,000 sq ft with direct bay views.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Rio does not come to mind when talking about architecture or Toronto, for that matter. I don’t think unrealistic not to want a flatline for skyline.

Melo is sigma and chad
1 month ago

Those cities have more high rises than us and yet a melo building like the one they built near the opera tower looks better than the majority of high rises in the cities I mentioned.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Elysee, Missoni Baia, 710 Edge, are beautiful towers.

Anonymous
1 month ago

710 Edge, yes. Elysee and Missoni Baia are still boring boxes, no matter how many water jetpack parties.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Ah. He’s a local. I get it.

Not Anonymous
1 month ago

you aren’t?

Anonymous
1 month ago

Your “Local MIA guy” woke up grump today..

Anonymous
1 month ago

Grumpy*

Checo
1 month ago

Thumbs up for the funny…

Anonymous
1 month ago

I could not agree more with you. Miami has one of the largest and most boring skyline of the country

Brown water to the west!
1 month ago

Although not one of the largest, certainly one of the most boring is found in Los Angeles.

Not Anonymous
1 month ago

L.A. has lots of memorable buildings, Miami… not so much

Anonymous
1 month ago

Miami has one of the largest and most boring skylines in the country ? is the us full of great skylines ? i don’t think so. I don’t see too many great skylines beside NY city. chicago has lots of nice buildings but it has large gaps and lots of buildings that are out of scale. cities like boston, detroit philadelphia and san francisco don’t have too many nice skyscrapers , they have some nice buildings but they are too small.

They call me...
1 month ago

C’mon….even Detroit has a nice skyline.

Miami’s skyline is excellent, and it’s pointless to compare it to any of the great skylines around the world.

Melo is sigma and chad
1 month ago

most boring ? have you seen the majority of skylines in the country, theyre like 15 high buildings with 11 being offices 2 hotels and two apartments. Miami is third best skyline and third largest.

Anonymous
1 month ago

It will be a table top skyline with all these towers at the same height.

Antennae
1 month ago

yes, we need some variants in heights…

Anonymous
1 month ago

And design

Magazine
1 month ago

With 90% of the tower already sold out, it’s ashame they could not build these simultaneously. A bit of a mood killer to move into a brand new condo knowing that for the next three years, a second tower will be constructed.

Anonymous
1 month ago

In my opinion not being able to afford a condo there would be more of a “mood killer.”

Not Anonymous
1 month ago

If the other one is even built at all… the economy might think otherwise

eymay
1 month ago

this is melo we’re talking about, don’t disrespect the minuteman

Pájaro nalgon
1 month ago

Smart business move. The first building will allow Melo to charge more.

Anonymous
1 month ago

2nd Tower will start 6-8 months after.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Topping off soon!!

Anonymous
1 month ago

💤💤💤💤💤💤

horndog
1 month ago

who is the daddy 2nd to the left?

Anon Vers
1 month ago

Ohhh what he said! 🥵

Anonymous
1 month ago

That’s Martin Melo.

Anonymous
1 month ago

In the photo, from left to right, who is the famous Melo? I respect and admire his entrepreneurship, but I don’t know who he is.

Anonymous
1 month ago

The men second, third and fourth from the left are all Melos. The older man fourth from the left is the patriarch, Jose Luis Melo.

Anonymous
1 month ago

This will top off in no time.

Jorge Paquete Perez
1 month ago

No architectural design at all. Same boxy type of buildings.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Like I have always been saying… “I wish I was a Melo!”

Anonymous
1 month ago

really wish melo group would pay attention to how terrible melody looks…..the paint is faded terribly and the building shares the street with our beautiful performing arts center….it deserves better than what melody has become….

Anonymous
1 month ago

The top of Melody looks like it’s missing grey paint. It’s pretty bad. The lighting element is also cheaply installed and already falling apart.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Truth hurts some people I guess lol the design of Melody is not bad but it was executed poorly

Anonymous
1 month ago

That’s just what you get with Melo. Don’t tell their number 1 fan above.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Just stand outside for one whole day in the heat and sunshine in Miami and I bet you to won’t look the same afterwards.

Anonymous
1 month ago

The Central Baptist Church deserved better than Downtown Fifth, and it’s across the street from a Federal prison. Even Okan Tower won’t cancel out it’s hideousness.

Kristina
1 month ago

How much of the Miami skyline will even be around in the next 50 years with sea level rising?

Anonymous
1 month ago

If Miami sinks, you better be worried about that no matter where you live.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Melo and Arquitectonica, OMG, SAD, lethal combination for our city.