Construction Permit Applied For At Downtown 6th, 824 Apartments Planned

A construction permit application to build the 54-story Downtown 6th tower was submitted this morning to Miami’s Building Department.

According to the May 2 construction permit filing, the project will include 824 residential units on levels 2 through 54.

There will also be 2427 square feet of ground floor retail, the filing states.

Total hard construction cost is estimated on the permit at $189,334,780.

Melo Contractors Corp. is listed as the construction contractor.

6 Plaza LLC, an affiliate of developer Melo Group, is listed as the owner.

The full building plans haven’t yet been filed since the permit application was just created today, so review isn’t yet underway.

The project was unanimously approved in February by Miami’s Urban Development Review Board.

The February UDRB filing showed there will be 639 parking spaces, in a garage masked with habitable liner units.

Melo recently completed the 58-story, 560-unit Downtown 1st apartment tower a few blocks away. The developer’s 441-unit URBAN 22 apartment project in the Edgewater area also appears to be nearing completion.

 

 

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Anonymous
7 months ago

Thanks to Melo for providing relatively affordable units in key areas throughout the city – much needed inventory that need to get built asap.

Azarius
7 months ago

I can bet it will be the first building on that block to be completed lol

Mkt Pro
7 months ago

Isn’t he already 5 stories out of the ground ? 😉

Melo is sigma and Chad
7 months ago

I mean downtown 5 is already completed, this will probably outpace Okan though.

Azarius
7 months ago

And both projects right across the street you have 600MWC and The Crosby which is already sold out

Anonymous
7 months ago

The Crosby… already sold our to Airbnb investors hahaha.

Anonymous
7 months ago

Good for them. Investors are people too.

Socretes
6 months ago

What is an “Airbnb investor”?
Airbnb is a publicly traded stock hahahaha…

Is your contribution to the comments to say that individual people bought condominium units to either use themselves, rent them themselves, rent them through a real estate broker, or to market their property for rent on the Airbnb platform?

Love to read your deep thinking on this matter.

Anan
7 months ago

Okan and 11Eleven are in a race.

Anonymous
7 months ago

Crane for 11 is up

Anon
7 months ago

Miami’s downtown neighborhood is more of a midtown, and midtown is more of an uptown. But wynwood look like the Lower East Side. Miami breaks all norms.

Anonymous
7 months ago

Can you stop comparing Miami to your former home and get out and explore? You will soon find there is much more to Miami than Brickell.

Anonymous
7 months ago

Not an amazing design but so much density and I love it!

Anonymous
7 months ago

It’s better than Downtown 5th, at least.

Name
7 months ago

The design is actually solid for a high rise.

Melo is sigma and Chad
7 months ago

Another core infill brought to you by Melo,

Anonymous
7 months ago

We need Citi bike docks around here. The city is growing but the surrounding my environment isn’t fulfilling the needs of new residents.

Socretes
6 months ago

We?
Need?
I don’t need.

However, that may be an insightful comment. “My environment isn’t fulfilling the needs of the new residents”.
Okay. How can anyone tell if this is a real intellectual thought, or just stupid and lazy thinking?
How do you measure or monitor that hypothesis?

Citibikes have not existed in that area before YET there are thousands of new apartment units being built.

Okay….so people are clearly moving into the neighborhood knowing that they do not have Citibikes.
Your position is the WE NEED Citibikes.

You didn’t follow through, but are you suggesting that if the NEED is not fulfilled, people will move away from this area?

Okay. There is a way to test this. Let’s all watch and see if people move away because one commenter thinks that everyone needs the same things as he wants.

Downtown Vagabond
7 months ago

I thought it was supposed to be 62 stories? At least it’s Melo, so will add density rather quickly. Wouldn’t shock me if they finished by end of 2024!

Anon
7 months ago

Crane is already up

Anonymous
7 months ago

and it’s topping off next week!

Downtown Vagabond
7 months ago

No it’s not… you’re confused with OKAN

Anonymous
7 months ago

Pretty sure it was a joke…

anonymous
7 months ago

we need this box for density and affordable housing

Anonymous
7 months ago

Imagine the balcony from the top floor! Wow..

Anonymous
7 months ago

Looks like that 1970s tower.

anonymous
7 months ago

looks like a low rise office building near the airport

Anonymous
7 months ago

Looks like we have haters detected 🚨

Name
7 months ago

Good. We need more designs like this.

Mkt Pro
7 months ago

The parking podium is already built…

Alpina
7 months ago

Why does it have to look so generic Melo…? They are the shoma home of downtown

anonymous
7 months ago

Because if they actually spent money to design a nicer building the rents would be dramatically higher. Keeping things basic from a design point keeps construction costs lower which then allows for lower rents.

Alpina
7 months ago

it makes sense, all I’m saying is basic should not be boring, it is really the architects job to comply with both statics and budget

anonymous
7 months ago

the only improvements i coudl see being done is bigger balconies, more glass/less stucco. Other than that once you stop changing the shape of the building costs skyrockets. Plus, Melo is known for building fast. If they didnt do a basic box their shell contractor wouldnt be able to finish fast enough.

Flash
7 months ago

Terrible is an understatement

Downtown Vagabond
7 months ago

I think it looks great. Need more regular looking towers in the skyline, not Disney stuff. I do wish they had gone without balconies and just a wall of glass.

Anonymous
7 months ago

Nine out of ten buildings have been “regular.”

Anonymous
7 months ago

Lol you sound like the soon to be out Governor with your Disney/freedom hating spin on things. Would you wish the entire state look and operate like a communist prison for the sake of density and profits?

Anonymous
7 months ago

settle down Francis

Anonymous
7 months ago

Evidently they think their buyers want balconies, not a wall of glass.

Anonymous
7 months ago

Imagine living in Miami without a balcony. So weird.

architect
7 months ago

It is really the architects job to provide the client what they are asking for. If a developer does not wish to have grander vision, it is not the architects job to tell them what to build

moray
7 months ago

designing a nicer building would be a cakewalk for a talented architect and would be an incremental cost increase. Executing the design would be expensive. NYC affordable housing doesn’t look so bad because of the brick. this stucco crap fades paint, cracks, and looks filthy within half a year.

Anonymous
7 months ago

Are you kidding? Stucco looks ten times more expensive than brick. Have you been to Stuyvesant Town or the projects in Ny? Florida mansions are built with stucco and it looks stronger and smoother than any structure in the North East.

Anon
7 months ago

Downtown is massive and needs affordable upscale housing, it just has unaffordable low scale housing.

Anonymous
7 months ago

Affordable housing does not belong in the Urban Core.

Name
7 months ago

Are you serious?

Anonymous
7 months ago

Nonsense, even affordable subsidized buildings in Overtown and Brownsville look nicer.

anon
7 months ago

Love the density, hate all the parking!

Anonymous
7 months ago

I’d rather see people have a place to park than circle the block a dozen times – give people the option. That’s why NY sucks, no parking.

Jeez
7 months ago

Designed in Corel Draw

Anon
7 months ago

5th to 11th street in downtown/park west is really gonna turn into something pretty great.