Construction Milestones Reached On Adjacent Midtown Miami Projects Totaling Over 1,100 Apartments

Two major apartment projects that are adjacent to each other in Midtown Miami recently reached significant construction milestones.

In total, the two will add 1,106 apartments to the neighborhood.

The first is a 28-story tower called Yard 8, which is now complete and open to residents. It includes 387 apartment units and 519 parking spaces, along with 29,549 of ground floor retail.

Stantec is the architect for Yard 8, and Wood Partners is the developer.

Adjacent to the Yard 8 tower is AMLI Residential’s 6.6-acre property that formerly housed the Chiquita Banana Headquarters.

A top off celebration was held late last month for two towers that are being developed there.

When complete, the 14-story north building will have 511 units, along with 834 parking spaces, with a total of 1,235,348 square feet.  The South building will have eight stories containing 208 units, 306 parking spaces, and a total of 474,684 square feet.

Zyscovich is the architect for the AMLI Chiquita project.

 

Chiquita/AMLI:

(photos: zyscovich)

 

Yard 8:

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Anonymous

I wish NE 2nd Ave looked like that render. That road needs major help.

Anonymous

I think they will do road diet after it’s completed.

Anonymous

the time is now before thousands of new cars added to the street.

Anonymous

who down votes this crap ? please tell your story.

Anonymous

And please fix the drainage first. With heavy rain the right hand lane is a real pain, drives me insane.

Anonymous

Yes, needs protected bike lanes to help form a complete street.

Anonymous

It does. They need to repave it and fix the drains ASAP. It looks like crap.

Anonymous

It needs a giant Metromover viaduct ruining any possibility for good streetscape, according to people on this site. Never mind the fact Midtown is already ripe for ROD whenever the Federal government gets it’s fist out its a** with signalization studies, and Coastal Link finally moves forward.

Anonymous

AMLI Midtown Miami is big.. covering 3 city blocks… good for the area.

Anonymous

Good density to the area.

Anonymous

Tri rail would love this

Anonymous

Great density, mediocre design, needs transit station, shade trees, a grocery store, and completely redone Ne 2nd which doesn’t even have a sidewalk south of 36th. And the city needs to fix the streetlights on Ne 36th from I 95 to Biscayne which have all been out since early May.

Anonymous

“Great density, mediocre design”

Dude, they’re just apartments so stop looking for some kind of “WOW” factor.. and complaining about transit, trees, grocery stores, sidewalks, and streetlights has nothing to do with the reporting of this project.

Anonymous

All those missing things are included in the completion of said project.

The grocery store will be part of the Crescent Heights project on 31st street and Biscayne.

Anonymous

Do you see a completed project in this reporting on the status of this project?

Anonymous

Yes why would anyone want WOW when you can have ugly painted concrete block cheap mass housing that still costs $$$$$.

Anonymous

This is the problem people like you, you build nothing to present a comparison with, so your baseless complaining is just useless whining.

Anonymous

cool, thousands more cars to the area – no mass transit in sight. repeating the same mistake again as cities around the world are fixing them.

Anonymous

no mass transit in sight? they are planning to build a tri rail station next to this development

Anonymous

Some people who comment on this site want you to walk or bike.. what do you say about that?

Anonymous

Zero dollars invested in a mass transit system.
Isn’t Ken Russell trying to get reelected?

Anonymous

So the area got mass transit-less when Ken Russell got elected?

Anonymous

he wants the congress job. except he stands zero chance.