Contractor Hired At Riverside Wharf, Where Retail, Office & Restaurants Planned

A seawall contractor appears to have been hired at the riverfront downtown Miami property where The Riverside Wharf is planned.

Entertainment venue The Wharf Miami will be replaced by an eventual project that will combine the private land with a city-owned property next door.

City records show that there are several construction permits pending or approved for the city-owned portion of the complex, including a seawall permit, tree permit, and a demolition permit.

On August 4, Southeast Marine Construction, Inc. was added as the contractor for the seawall construction project.

The eventual combined project is proposed to include 7,000 square feet of retail, 20,000 square feet of restaurant, and 50,000 square feet of office, plat documents show.

A Garcia’s seafood restaurant was promised as part of the plans in a 2016 voter referendum for the land, along with a fish market.

There will also be a new riverwalk on the property, connecting to another new section of riverwalk under the new Southwest First Street Bridge currently under construction by FDOT.

MV Real Estate Holdings won approval in the 2016 referendum to build the new development on the combination of public and private land.

There doesn’t appear to be any construction permit yet for the privately owned portion of the site where The Wharf Miami is currently located.

 

Renderings shown prior to the 2016 voter referendum:

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Anonymous
1 month ago

Excited to share that the SW 1st st bridge is nearing completion and that the property next door has removed all the nasty crab traps recently. Saw a bunch of activity there yesterday including someone setting up a fence and yellow floating seawall separators (no clue as to their correct name) and was wondering what was happening. Leave it up to TNM to keep me informed – thanks for all you do!!

Anonymous
1 month ago

I was also near there recently and noticed that Robert’s Drug Store on the corner of Flagler Street and SW 6th Ave right before getting onto Flagler Street Bridge was demolished and is fenced up with a crane on the property. Would be interesting to know what is going to be built there.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Ya my guess is another rental building similar to the new one right next to it…

EJS
1 month ago

It is another apt building being built there. 98 units. So happy since I live nearby and want more density.

Anonymous
1 month ago

As long as they don’t lay a finger on ensembles of pre-war Dade County pine Folk Victorian, Mission, and Mediterranean Revival style single-family apartment houses. Designate those historic and allow owners to sell air rights for developers build taller on vacant assemblages in between.

Anonymous
1 month ago

I for one am glad that they’re eliminating the ugly working waterfront. The only jobs in Florida should be in hospitality, retail, restaurant, medical/elderly care, construction, and real estate development! Oh, and tech!

Anonymous
1 month ago

We are a major port city with billions of dollars worth of commerce entering our ports. Without our port or the airport you would not have the city we have today. However, I agree that the lower and middle sections of the River should not be industrial, that is better left farther down by 27th ave.

Anonymous
1 month ago

The port is ugly, it should only be for maybe cruise ships and the rest would be excellent waterfront development!

Anonymous
1 month ago

Turbidity Curtains are the “yellow floating seawall separators”. For runoff prevention

Azarius
1 month ago

Great addition to the riverfront definitely going to creat a hot spot once this portion of the river is done being redeveloped. Especially Jose Marti park!

Anonymous
1 month ago

Wrong side of the river

Anonymous
1 month ago

please call this ‘The Wharf’ not Riverside Wharf as Riverside is another venue in brickell

Anonymous
1 month ago

“Riverside” is the neighborhood name before Little Havana, just like “Wynwood” was before “Little San Juan.”

Anonymous William
1 month ago

This has been dormant for a long time. Glad to see its coming back to life.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Don’t close the wharf 😢

Anonymous
1 month ago

About time some movement was made on this

Anonymous
1 month ago

What?
No residential?