Developer Applies To Install 710-Foot Crane To Build Fort Lauderdale’s Riverwalk Residences

Fort Lauderdale’s 43-story Riverwalk Residences appears to be moving forward with construction with several milestones in recent months.

On August 2, an application was submitted to the FAA for approval to install a 710-foot construction crane at the site. A work schedule lists an October 1 start date, lasting 18 months.

On August 4, a separate application was submitted to the FAA for a permanent building height of 493 above ground, or 499 above sea level. That would make the tower among the tallest in Fort Lauderdale.

In June, Gables Residential purchased the property with fully approved plans for $33.16 million.

Records show that a construction permit has been under processing over the past few months, with Kast Construction listed as the contractor.

The total hard construction cost is estimated at $87,974,475.

The project was originally approved in 2017 as a senior living facility.

Brightline’s Fort Lauderdale station is a 15-minute walk from the property.

Borges is the architect.

 

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Anonymous
1 month ago

Hopefully it’s tall enough for them to see Miami…

Anonymous
1 month ago

THE NEXT FORT LAUDERDALE 😳

Anonymous
1 month ago

The Next Broward…:(

Anonymous
1 month ago

Ok, what about news from NYC instead…? It seems to me that there is not much going on in MIA

Anonymous
1 month ago

Okay, I now agree with the commentator who said no more FTL news. I don’t mind it maybe once a month but not daily lol

Anonymous
1 month ago

“Okay, I now agree with the commentator who said no more FTL news. I don’t mind it maybe once a month but not daily lol”

Well, if you guys don’t like it, then don’t read the article, it’s just that simple. That’s like saying you don’t like Japan for example.. if you don’t like Japan, who cares?.. don’t go there!

Anonymous
1 month ago

No it’s more like boarding on a plane to Europe and landing in Japan. The page is called The Next Miami and that is what people come here for. Not Fort Lauderdale.

Anonymous
1 month ago

I didn’t know that TNM promised people who think like you anything?

Anonymous
1 month ago

If you paid for a plane ticket to take you to Europe only without stopping anywhere else, then you have the right to get teed off. But TNM provides you with free information to read so why are you upset with them and their site?

Anonymous
1 month ago

Nothing is free. This site is full of advertising and our presence here allows the site to survive. If we were to stop reading it, then the advertisement would be gone and so would TNM. So yes, they own their readers some consistency and quality content.

Anonymous
1 month ago

“If we were to stop reading”

Now you’re admitting the truth.. you want everyone who reads the articles on this site and doesn’t care about the occasional mention of what’s going on in Ft Lauderdale to join in with you in bashing TNM every time they say anything about our cousins next door.

“I don’t mind it maybe once a month but not daily”

You seem to be full of trivial desires and complaints.

“If we were to stop reading it, then the advertisement would be gone and so would TNM”

Again, TNM makes an occasional mention about something happening in Ft Lauderdale and that has gotten you and others who think like you so butt hurt to the point that you are thinking about abstaining from coming this site altogether?

Okay Karen.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Except the only people who don’t like Japan are Chicoms and other people everybody hates.

Anonymous
1 month ago

🤮🤢🤮🤢 BOOO BROWARD

Anonymous
1 month ago

We get 4 articles a day, not 40 or 400. FOUR! We would like them to be about Miami. For instance, the FTX Arena just removed the sign! What’s the deal there? That’s what we come here for.

Anonymous
1 month ago

TNM is a site that’s free to read. Before it, there wasn’t anything in the city that provided you with free development news four times a week.

Amazing the amount of GROWN spoiled people there are in this city.

Anonymous
1 month ago

There’s no such thing as “free”. TNM gets paid through the advertisement and the advertisement is there because of us, the readers.

Anonymous
1 month ago

And how many times have you ever ordered anything from one of those advertisers?

Anonymous
1 month ago

You clearly don’t understand how this all works…

Anonymous
1 month ago

^ Okay, then enlighten me O’wise one…

Anonymous
1 month ago

You must be oblivious to the fact that they’re scraping the bottom of the barrel as it is just putting out 4 articles 4 days a week.

Anonymous
1 month ago

THE NEED TO change the name of that city it is so lame

Jack
1 month ago

I like this project and it’s location
It will transform Riverwalk forever.
The URBANIZATION OF FORT LAUDERDALE!
It’s just nice to not see a giant parking podium!

Jack
1 month ago

Really people. Fort Lauderdale is a part of the Miami-Fort Lauderdale metro area. Is this really a controversy?

Anonymous
1 month ago

Haha nice user name

Anonymous
1 month ago

So what happens when Joe’s South of the Border Invaders now pouring in start heading EAST? Joe’s new motto. Destroy America Now. Old geezer politics.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Dude crawl out of the youtube rabbit hole go outside breathe in some fresh air and touch some grass. Life is okay

Anonymous
1 month ago

Between the related tower, this one, and the fifield project among others ft lauderdale is looking very nice

Anonymous
1 month ago

Who cares

Anonymous
1 month ago

So glad this project is moving forward, the old 90s looking building on it now is a dump on such a prime location. There’s a bunch of other recently completed project all around it. Going to be a great addition to the riverwalk and skyline.

Anonymous
1 month ago

The world is collapsing on itself, the universe is crumbling, how dare the next Miami post . . . a city not far from Miami. How dare they.

Anonymous
1 month ago

The world is collapsing yet here you are being a keyword hero. So proud of you!

Anonymous
1 month ago

Covid is ravishing the USA and the world, insurrectionist Trump Storm Troopers are planning to overthrow the government by doing another Capitol Building invasion, and California is burning up, but those things doesn’t worry me. Now TNM posting about some development in Fort Lauderdale.. that really gets me mad and brings out my rage!!!

lol…

Anonymous
1 month ago

The Next Miami, please keep posting FTL news whenever they pop up. This comment section ain’t it. It’s not like there’s Fort Lauderdale news every day anyway… It’s also nice to know what’s happening to our neighbors further up the road

Anonymous
1 month ago

Borges was the design architect but Cohen Freedman Encinosa is the Architect of Record

Anonymous
1 month ago

Gorgeous

Anonymous
1 month ago

Miami can’t compare to Lauderdale. Lauderdale has more class.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Message supported by Senior Citizens United

Anonymous
1 month ago

If I’m not mistaken, isn’t this a luxury senior housing project? I love seeing the growth of Fort Lauderdale, but considering how young the city is, isn’t this project slightly out of touch with what Fort Lauderdale is trying to become?

Brick
1 month ago

I agree with your comment 100%! I think anyone should be able to move into this building once it’s completed. Hopefully they reconsider the age limitations.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Historically, Fort Lauderdale’s problem was it was considered too young as the Spring Break capital. However, I agree we don’t need a vertical God’s waiting room. Gables Residential is a conventional rental community, so it might be built as all ages.

Anonymous
1 month ago

its been changed to apartments

Tony Pedrero
1 month ago

Florida is in the borderline of breaking off of the continental US, because of the much added construction weight, and floating down into the Caribbean and becoming another island—-

Anonymous
1 month ago

Address?

Anonymous
1 month ago

Not Miami

Anonymous
1 month ago

333 N New River Drive, Fort Lauderdale