Crescent Heights Planning Hundreds Of Residential Units & Supermarket In Edgewater As Part Of New ‘Community’

Developer Crescent Heights has asked Miami to replat land on Biscayne Boulevard in order to make way for a new development.

According to the plat submittal, the new project will include:

  • 754 residential units (400 at Tract A, 354 at Tract B)
  • 268,654 square feet of office
  • 16,720 square feet of retail (split evenly between Tract A and Tract B)
  • 38,450 square-foot grocery store
  • 61,450 square feet fitness
  • 620,731 square feet of parking

A total of 5.266 acres of land is being replatted, including land at 3050 Biscayne Boulevard. That property has a 10-story, 90,480 square-foot office building which will remain.

The land being replatted runs from Biscayne Boulevard to NE 2nd Avenue, across the street from AMLI’s 720-unit Chiquita apartment project in Midtown Miami. Thousands of residential units are under construction or newly completed within a short distance of the land.

In 2016, Crescent Heights founder Russell Galbut told the Herald he was planning a “whole community” for the land that will include “a little bit of everything.”

Miami’s Plat & Street Committee reviewed the request at a meeting on January 9.

Previously: Developer To Propose Special Area Plan In Edgewater, Will Be A ‘Community’

 

 

older renderings for a development planned by crescent heights at 3000 biscayne:

(Rendering via Perkins & Will)

 

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Anonymous

This area desperately needs a complete street along NE 2nd Ave.

Suomynona

What do you mean?

Anonymous

Curb bulb outs, more crosswalks, bike lanes, narrower street, wider sidewalk with landscaped area/trees.

Anonymous

With an old crematory near it ?

Anonymous

For sure, between 34th and 36th streets there is no sidewalk at all.

Miami1

A Metromover extension that way is a no brainer!!

Anonymous

Go petition City Hall

Anonymous

Only a brainlet would think a costly Metromover extension is feasible right near railroad tracks for Coastal Link.

Anonymous

There is a giant donut hole in the middle of Edgewater where Crescent Heights owns all this land, and then some. Looking forward to their community plan and construction.

transplant

Stunning rendering and really matches the area I think.

270k office is no joke either. It’s over half the size of 830 Brickell’s proposed 533k (and that’ll be Miami’s new tallest) and 754 apartments is just shy of Brightline’s ~800 units between it’s two apartment towers in Miami, so I wonder how tall this development will be?

That grocery store will also be great for the area. I initially thought Trader Joe’s but the avg TJ store is half the size of the 38k listed. Regardless, Trader Joe’s is beyond ripe for Edgewater so soon enough I’m sure.

PS: Some sort of crossing over the rail corridor will be needed once AMLI and this are built (along with the rest in this neighborhood).

Anon

Don’t shoot the messenger, but there’s a pedestrian connection from east of NE 2nd Ave into Midtown planned at the Coastal line stop.

Anonymous

Why is that bad??

Anon

It’s not bad, but anytime the Coastal link is mentioned people crush the commenter for being a naive idiot, that the coastal link won’t be built in any of our lifetimes. I know it’s not coming for a while, but the pedestrian crossing is planned, which is a great thing.

Anonymous

Hold your breath for the Coastal Link 🙂

Anonymous

“Stunning rendering and really matches the area I think.”

Um, above the rendering it states “older renderings for a development planned by crescent heights at 3000 biscayne.” So, if that’s the rendering you’re referring to, there is a big possibility that Crescent Heights is going with another design for this project.

Anonymous

Wow finally.. Edgewater location is wonderful.

Anonymous

Great project from crescent heights.

Best Opportunity Zone in the country

Anonymous

For sure. Crescent did great on the assembledge.

Anonymous

We can’t have this runaway development without demanding infrastructure improvements …. biscayne and 36th intersection is the worst in the city…. all for new communities but no where else in America do huge projects go up with zero regard to how it affects residents….

Anonymous

Yes, in normal cities they would use at least some of the newly generated taxes from development to improve infrastructure, and often demand improved infrastructure before the development is even allowed. Who knows where all the windfall money pouring in from this current economic/real estate market is going. You’d think we’d have streets with gold plating by now.

Anonymous

I was in a car accident recently at 36 and Biscayne

Anonymous

No, but the driver tried to flee too

Anonymous

King Russell

Anonymous

Russel is one of the biggest baddest developers in miami and only a small fraction of his business is in miami. Keep hating while russel laughs his way to the bank

Anonymous

“Biggest Baddest”. LOL

Anon

Is this a fat person joke?

Anonymous

Underearner Anon?

Anonymous

Lol

A. Nonymous

Nice addition to the neighborhood. More office buildings in walking distance to (eventual) rail station will be great for the area.

Anonymous

So when is that casino on biscayne going to start and isn’t it next to this project ?

Anonymous

Can this happen tomorrow

Caspar McTaggart

Another hideous monstrosity. I swear, Miami is just hopeless.

Anonymous

Is that the reason you live in Sarasota?

Anonymous

It’s only a massing model at the moment, I hope…