Construction Permit Filed For Hotel & Retail Across From Brickell City Centre

The developers of a hotel and retail project across from Brickell City Centre filed for a construction permit last week.

The project is named AC Miami Brickell, records show. It is set to replace the former El Eden motel, which has been demolished.

According to the newly filed permit, the project will include:

  • 22,086 square feet of retail on the ground floor
  • 264 hotel rooms spread over 238,249 square feet on levels 7-21
  • $45,558,626 construction value
  • 22-story, 262-foot tower height

The project has already been through review by Planning & Zoning, including a vote by the Urban Development Review Board.

A rooftop bar was included on the plans submitted earlier, with a design by Arquitectonica that also included room for two hotel brands sharing the same building. Previously, the developer said the project would be “millennial drive.”

Tony Cho and Robert Finvarb are the developers.

 

 

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Anonymous
2 years ago

Wish it was taller

Anonymous
2 years ago

It will be vastly taller than what was there before.

Anonymous
2 years ago

wish itwas shorter.

Anonymous
2 years ago

Well then in that case, they could’ve left what was there before.

Anonymous
2 years ago

but taller than that

Anonymous
2 years ago

Taller that that?.. you mean like the 22 stories they’re building it?

Anonymous
2 years ago

no, somewhere between 2 and 22.

Anonymous
2 years ago

“no, somewhere between 2 and 22.”

So since it’s going to be 22 stories, what’s your gripe?

Tony
2 years ago

Happy its short… Doesn’t kill my view at Neo Vertika 🙂

Anonymous
2 years ago

wish it had more parking.

Anonymous
2 years ago

Wish it had more parking.

Anonymous
2 years ago

Sheesshh, give it a break.. next you’ll be wanting a Walmart.

Anonymous
2 years ago

Wait! What?? El Eden was demolished??
Damn! That is where I lost my virginity back in High School. Best 50 bucks I ever spent. No joke, that place had great memories for me.
RIP E.E.

Anonymous
2 years ago

Absolutely nothing of value was lost.

Anonymous
2 years ago

Waste… no new construction in brickell should be under 400 ft…you want low rises, go to Midtown where the FAA will keep you short.

Anonymous
2 years ago

Agreed.

Anonymous
2 years ago

The FAA doesn’t keep Midtown short, zoning does.

Anonymous
2 years ago

1000ft+ is allowed in Dwntwn and Brickell. FAA would not approve 1000ft+ in Midtown. Direct path of flights.

Anonymous
2 years ago

That doesn’t that a height like 375ft is short.

Anonymous
2 years ago

correction:

That doesn’t mean that a height like 375ft is short.

Dan The Man
2 years ago

Keep the density coming! ?

Anonymous
2 years ago

too many curb cuts

Anonymous
2 years ago

?..

Anonymous
2 years ago

22 stories is not dense

Anonymous
2 years ago

0 Floor is not dense either

Anonymous
2 years ago

And your point? Something better than nothing is a sad way to live, son. Go big or go home.

transplant
2 years ago

Love the project for the location. West Brickell is more affordable and will be a very popular area within a decade.

I bet it’ll have more locals/full time occupants than other parts of Brickell, thus increasing the density. At least until Miami develops high paying jobs that give locals the opportunity to afford the insane rents to the east.

Anonymous
2 years ago

The highest salaries in Miami are earned by residents of Brickell.
The highest wages are paid by employers in Brickell.

Anonymous
2 years ago

It is a hotel. Why would you have full time occupants.

Conga
2 years ago

Another Arquitectonica beauty!!! it so too 2-dimensional with its boring triangles, curves, circles, drawn on all parking structures and balconies.

Anonymous
2 years ago

Are you kidding?.. for Arquitectonica, this is a masterpiece!

Anonymous
2 years ago

Bring back El Eden. I had very good times there!

Anonymous
2 years ago

Sorry, it’s gone. But you can take your money and recreate it somewhere.

Anonymous
2 years ago

Me too the best

Anonymous
2 years ago

Useless ugly and underwhelming. The three Us

Anonymous
2 years ago

I told them to wait for your design!!!

Anonymous
2 years ago

THEY insisted on the three Us tho. Sucks

Anonymous
2 years ago

“Us?”

Anonymous
2 years ago

Starlight crack den is next hopefully…what an eye sore!!

transplant
2 years ago

Clarification Q – Is the rooftop bar still planned or was it left out of the final plans??

Unclear from the article.

Anonymous
2 years ago

The high end hookers can leave Starlite East for this

A. Nonymous
2 years ago

If they’re at Starlite East, they’re not high end.

Anonymous
2 years ago

Which makes them perfect

Anonymous
2 years ago

Trying to understand the reason for retail in an area that’ already chock full of retail.