Construction Is Now Underway At Royal Caribbean’s Global Headquarters In Miami, Will House 4,200 Employees

A newly taken photo shows that Royal Caribbean has commenced work on a massive office complex at PortMiami.

Around 4,200 employees will be based in the new state-of-the-art campus, from where the company’s global operation will be overseen.

By comparison, the 60-story, 1121-foot Comcast Technology Center tower opened in Philadelphia last year, which will house 4,000 company employees.

The Royal Caribbean campus includes a 10-story, 350,000 square-foot building designed to look like a ship at rest. There will also be a 1,500-space parking garage.

RCL wants to be able to attract the best talent from around the country, and is building a long list of amenities as a draw. Employees will have access to a soccer field, volleyball court, basketball court, and fitness center.

Sustainable design is a priority of the company and its architects. Landscaping will be comprised of indigenous flora, while the parking garage will be outfitted with electric car chargers, photovoltaic cells, and rainwater collectors.

HOK is the architect, with Plaza Construction the contractor.

 

(photo: ryan rc rea)

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Anonymous

Take notes Carnival and NCL.

Anonymous

And Disney Cruise Lines

Anonymous

errr… they’re ALL about to build their own architecturally significant terminals ! didn’t you see the story here thursday ?

Anonymous

Don’t think the comment is regarding the terminals…Carnival and NCL are both Headquartered here and they are in Awful Suburban Campuses with minimal amenities. If RCCL’s intent is to draw in top talent, a great Workplace is just what they need.
RCCL is the first of the bunch to Focus on Employee environment…Kudos!

Anonymous

Not for anyone over 25 and not living with their mommies…….pay and healthcare bennies rule….volleyball courts lmao

Anonymous

this isn’t a terminal, this is the HQ offices for RCCL

Anonymous

A massive ” campus ” with soccer field, volleyball court, basketball court, and fitness center. 1500 parking spaces and 4000 employees. Why go home after work at all ? You can work and live here.

Anonymous

Exactly

Anonymous

Top comments are about not *enough* parking. Over 1000 spots geeze. This is why the city is doomed. I hope ya’ll like sitting in your cars for hours a week. What a waste.

Anonymous

do you have the technology for Royal Caribbean to fly employees to their HQ?

Anonymous

yep love driving my sports car….and living miles away from that overcrowded mess

Anonymous

Are they planning on building apartment buildings as well?? 1500 parking spaces for 4000 employes is not enough parking… or do they offer free transportation for employes?

Anonymous

At the moment, they have free employee shuttles from the Overtown metrorail station. I’ve seen them before. Not sure if they have them from other locations. Employees in downtown or Brickell can also take the free City of Miami trolley which has a stop in front of their offices. Plus, I don’t think they’re tearing down their current employee garage.

Anonymous

Sounds like they will need to leave home at 5:am to get to work on time for those needing to commute to port by public transportation.. like Metrorail…Miami trolley….etc. Traffic going to downtown is the pits especially
during rush hour.

Anonymous

Those office views will be pretty nice.

POLO

Beautiful complex, however, traffic will increase dramatically to from the port once this project is completed.

Anonymous

Yeah man. Anytime we hear about some new project planned for somewhere in Miami, you can be sure somebody will come on this site and complain about traffic.

People, if you don’t wanna live in a growing city, there are plenty places you can move to with nothing but cows and chickens that, trust me, will look the same fifty years from now.

Anonymous

I don’t mind more traffic and a growing city.

But trying to cram the additional traffic over the bridge or through the tunnel to get there seems like a bad idea.

Anonymous

So the other Cruise Lines plans to build new terminals shouldn’t get the same scrutiny from you?

Anonymous

Good for you that you don’t mind MORE TRAFFIC and a GROWING CITY. Guess you live out in the Everglades some where and don’t have to fight all this mess every day.

Anonym

Yeah man. A growing city should plan for mass transit, instead of more “Lexus” lanes. Ok man.

Anonymous

Yeah man, keep whining about mass transit in this city and see where that gets ya…

Anonymous

RC Headquarters are already in the two existing adjacent building. There will be a total of not be 4,000 employees in all three buildings. 1,500 – 2,000 may be new.

Anonymous

this is great!!!

Anonymous

“Sustainable design is a priority of the company and its architects.”

“There will also be a 1,500-space parking garage.”

Anonymous

Nothing is stopping you from swimming across.

Anonymous

Just curious, how does a “ship at rest” look different from one that’s moving?

Anonymous

Damn, now I’ll be thinking about that question all day….

Anonymouse

How about building a couple of very tall towers with the apartments for the employees,could be mixed,condos and rentals,you just ride the elevator to work.there is enough space for this on the west side of the headquarters.Doable?

Anonymous

I wonder what the current zoning is for the port? People living downtown would hate to have there view blocked. Lol good idea though.

Anonymous

That would violate the lease the county has with the city. It’s partially the reason why Beckham couldn’t build the stadium there.

Anonymous

Shore powered.

Anonymous

Literally adding thousands of cars to downtown at rush hour

Anonymous

move away from the city if you can’t handle traffic

Anonymous

I don’t know why these people who whine about traffic can’t understand that simple concept.

Anonym

Do you also have a flying car?

Anonymous

No, I don’t have a flying car, but I have enough money to move my ass out of the city instead of whining about traffic like you.

Anonym

Do you have a flying car?

Anonymous

They should take brightline or swim overthere