Developer Files Plat For 3M Square Foot Commercial & Office Development In Downtown Miami

A key Downtown Miami property could soon be getting a massive new project, according to documents filed last month.

The property is best known for the former Lynx project that was once proposed there, designed by architect Pei Partnership. A For Sale sign was placed at the site in December, and it was listed on a broker’s website in January.

According to newly filed plat documents, a project with 3,159,936 square feet of office and commercial space is proposed to be built on the site.

The plat is known as Wharton Burdines and has already been reviewed by a City of Miami Plat committee . It is scheduled to be reviewed by Miami-Dade County’s Plat committee at a meeting next week.

The property has intense zoning and a developer can potentially build Miami’s tallest building on it.

 

 

For sale sign as seen in December:

Lynx proposal from the past:

A Trammel Crow Residential proposal from 2017, never built:

Conceptual renderings for the site from 2015:

Newly filed plat documents:

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Anonymous
1 year ago

Hope its true and not a marketing or flip strategy. Miami needs a 1000′!!

Anonymous
1 year ago

Miami Winning!

Anonymous
1 year ago

I wish….

Anonymous
1 year ago

Downtown is becoming the best place in town❤️

Anonymous
1 year ago

Well, I just said it…

Anonymous
1 year ago

L?L

Anonymous
1 year ago

3million square feet of office space? What fortune 500 company is moving headquarters to Miami??

Anonymous
1 year ago

Sedano’s!

Anonymous
1 year ago

They’re too happy in Hialeah

Anonymous
1 year ago

E11even is going global, it’ll be their world headquarters.

Anonymous
1 year ago

Build and they’ll come?

Anonymous
1 year ago

Bank of America wants to build an 82 floor office skyscraper that rises 962 feet with an observation deck on the 78th floor.

…Or I’m just dreaming.

Anonymous
1 year ago

Univision

Anonymous
1 year ago

It will be call the Goya Tower!

Anonymous
1 year ago

For a minute I thought it was from Mana Mañana, got to check myself for the Corona Virus!!

Anonymous
1 year ago

3.1 million square feet of office space. That’s what I’m talking about. About damn time we get an actual skyscraper built DOWNTOWN that compliments the other office towers. Long overdue. Hopefully it’s a tall office building.

Azarius
1 year ago

Really hope this is not a flip and the develop something like the 3 tower project

Jesus
1 year ago

This is great news! The Lynx proposal though was spectacular. If anything, we should build this baby past 600 feet and maybe a lot more. you know, the Miami Tower should be replicated on the other side of the actual Miami Tower. This proposal could make that happen. What do you guys think?

Anonymous
1 year ago

“we should build”…..who’s we?

Anonymous
1 year ago

dude…really?

Anonymous
1 year ago

“we should build this baby past 600 feet”..as if anyone here is building this..the developer will build what they want, he seems to be ignorant of that reality…so yes, dude, really

Anonymous
1 year ago

Not getting excited about this one till I see the first crane

Anonymous
1 year ago

Anything is better than that Trammel Crow Residential proposal, yuck! It makes Downtown 5th even look like Aston Martin.

Anonymous
1 year ago

Such large scale projects like this and the proposed 2nd & 2nd and One Brickell are really going to get people out of their cars and force them to find other modes of transportation which is great so long as the county builds a viable mass transportation system

Anonymous
1 year ago

Too radical and logical at the same y

Anonymous
1 year ago

“really going to get people out of their cars and force them”
Newsflash. No it wont.
Sue the dopey professor and school who made you believe that.

Anonymous
1 year ago

“The plat has already been reviewed by a City of Miami Plat committee . It is scheduled to be reviewed by Miami-Dade County’s Plat committee at a meeting next week”

But wasn’t this plat reviewed back in the day already for the former Lynx project that was once proposed there? I mean, don’t they already have a good idea of what it can hold?

Anonymous
1 year ago

Lynx was a Ricardo Nino “project”. There was no doubt about that failing.

Anonymous
1 year ago

Spec development.

Anonymous
1 year ago

I do not believe anything they say anymore, don’t you see the trend, project 2015, 2017 and nothing.

Anonymous
1 year ago

cualquier cosa para sacar a los mendigos!!! hay que limpiar el downtown.

Anonymous
1 year ago

Pobre mendigos.

Anonymous
1 year ago

Pobres? 99% are druggies

Anonymous
1 year ago

It looks like another condo.

Anonymous
1 year ago

What looks like another condo?

Anonymous
1 year ago

Why isn’t that no parking loon out there telling us that this 3 million sq ft building should be built without parking and financed through fantansyland bank?

Anonymous
1 year ago

He’s sitting in his air-conditioned house not worrying about anybody breaking in his garage and stealing his car.

Anonymous
1 year ago

There’s no residential planned? Housing in Miami is among the most expensive in the country. More is needed to bring those prices down.

Anonymous
1 year ago

man its only apartment towers…

Anonymous
1 year ago

Miami housing IS a relative bargain compared to major cities in the US and especially the world. I’d agree though, more housing downtown would be great.

Anonymous
1 year ago

Not really when you look at job wages in comparison to those markets.

Anonymous
1 year ago

Well then, why hasn’t more affordable housing been built?