Developer Signs Utilities Deal For 640 Apartments At Overtown’s Rainbow Village

Redevelopment plans for Rainbow Village on the border of Overtown and Wynwood are moving ahead after a utilities deal was just completed with Miami-Dade, allowing a hook-up to the county’s water and sewer system.

The name of the project is listed as Rhapsody at Rainbow Village, with the developing entity names RCG Phase I LLC.

According to a deal recorded September 8, Rhapsody at Rainbow Village will include:

  • 640 apartments
  • 39,500 square feet of full service restaurant
  • 9,000 square feet of daycare

A total of 124 apartment previously connected to the water and sewer system are to be demolished, the agreement says.

Matthew Rieger signed the agreement on behalf of RCG Phase I.

An older housing public housing project described as blighted will be demolished to make way for the new project.

 



 

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anonymous
2 months ago

Very exciting! My hope is that the vast majority of these units are affordable and ultimately help transform Overtown for the better going forward.

Anonymous
2 months ago

They will be affordable for those who can afford them! Let’s let the market decide.

Karen
2 months ago

Most likely majority are affordable

Azarius
2 months ago

310 apartments planned, there will be 102 affordable housing units, 52 extremely low income housing units, and 156 workforce housing units

Azarius
2 months ago

Guessing the rest are market rare

Karen
2 months ago

You have no faith in society

Anonymous
2 months ago

O.K. Karen. I lost any faith in society I had two and a half years ago.

Anonymous
2 months ago

Overtown WINNING!

Melo is sigma and Chad
2 months ago

Glad its progressing quickly, eventually from 20th st to 36th st will be lined with apartments and retail and restaurant space.

Anonymous
2 months ago

Hopefully with an active, engaging and walkable street level.

Anonymous
2 months ago

Technically that’s in Wynwood since it’s north of 20th Street.

Bryan Riley
2 months ago

No, Overtown crosses 20th st at this site and dunbar elementary for about 2 blocks. A small square North of 20th st.

Anonymous
2 months ago

O’looky.. another crybaby about the myth of CRT.

Anonymous
2 months ago

LOL some of these buildings look better and more human-friendly than market-rate and overpriced Related/Arquitectonica boxes.

Melo, a true Giga Chad
2 months ago

We need about 100 more of these projects.

Nick
2 months ago

Big win for inner city.

Pickled Rick
2 months ago

Let’s be real here. Are these affordable housing units?

Anonymous
2 months ago

It’s a prime location within walking distance to some of the best spots in town. Should this kind of housing be set aside with preference given to low-income folks?

Pickled Rick
2 months ago

Yes given it’s in Overtown that has been a community stepped on for ages. Sorry if you don’t agree with me but Overtown has been poorly treated from city officials for generations. The least they could do now in the year 2022 is provide affordable housing. Again, you don’t like that so I’ll leave it at that.

Market Urbanist
2 months ago

I think Overtown is a community that steps on themselves.

Abel
2 months ago

We’re they stepping on themselves when they built I-95 through the middle? Or again when they displaced all those people with the midtown interchange and I-395?

Anonymous
2 months ago

Despite what your urban planning professor told you, Interstates also were built through middle class and even wealthy areas as well. And it was done for the greater good.

Karen
2 months ago

Its already set aside for low income folks, they will probably carry that over to the new program

Melito
2 months ago

Just leave Miami. Nobody wants you here.

Anonymous
2 months ago

Overtown will soon be the best place in town❤️

Anonymous
2 months ago

We are a loooong way from that but I appreciate your optimism.

Anonymous
2 months ago

LOL NO, but it will be better than it is now.