FAA Approves Miami’s 100-Story Waldorf Astoria Tower To Be Built At Supertall Height

The Federal Aviation Administration granted approval this week for the 100-Story Waldorf Astoria Miami to be built.

The tower is permitted to rise to a height of 1,040 above ground, or 1,049 feet above sea level, the FAA said. At that height, the tower is considered to be a supertall under widely accepted definitions.

The FAA issued the approval on September 7 after studying the issue for over six months.

The developer had already been granted approval for the 1,049-foot height on the same site in 2015, but that approval expired.

PMG and Greybrook have already filed for a demolition permit at the property, and have also fenced off an area in the Biscayne Boulevard median where a green space is planned.

A total of 400 condos and a 205 key hotel are planned within the Waldorf building, with a sellout value of $1 billion. Shortly after sales launched, the developer said they had already sold hundreds of millions of dollars worth of units.

PMG and Greybrook Realty Partners are the developers.

Groundbreaking is expected in the first quarter of 2022.

 

 


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Anonymous
17 days ago

The rendering with the Signature Bridge is amazing! Can’t wait to see the new skyline manifest

Anonymous
17 days ago

can someone with good photoshop skills make a skyline with all the proposed towers on Biscayne (World Trade Center Of The Americas, One Bayfront, Society, etc). and send it to TNM and hopefully they post it.

Anonymous
17 days ago

All of those other large towers are things this developer likely wants you to forget about since they will eventually block the views on the sides.

Anonymous
17 days ago

World Trade Center of the Americas and One Bayfront Plaza seem kinda dead as of right now. Hopefully we’ll see activity with those properties soon.

Anonymous
16 days ago

Too bad, because the crappy Holiday Inn Express next door has to go while this tower is under construction, and 100 South Biscayne like yester-decade…

Anonymous
17 days ago

They should add the SkyRise too as it will happen sooner or later!

Anonymous
17 days ago

That died last year.

Anonymous
17 days ago

Thank the lawrt.

Anonymous
16 days ago

Poor guy, he really thinks somebody will resurrect that ugly crap…

Anonymous
16 days ago

I wish

Anonymous
17 days ago

The image with the bridge is already photoshopped and cut out all of the buildings that are where the sun is located in the pic. Otherwise, there should be a bunch of court house buildings and the Miami Central complex with its two 43+ story residential towers.

Anonymous
17 days ago

This will be fun to watch grow out of the ground…

Connor
17 days ago

Wow its actually happening. Congrats from Tampa. Hopefully Tampa will be like this someday

Anonymous
17 days ago

You guys can move to Miami, we got room😉

Anonymous
17 days ago

No we dont

Anonymous
17 days ago

Why would you live in a growing city if you don’t like that it’s growing? Miami has lots more people coming down. Perhaps try Mississippi?

Anonymous
16 days ago

The entire state of Florida benefits from Miami growth

Anonymous
17 days ago

Does anyone know why the FAA took 6 months to study this plan after already approving it in 2015?

Anonymous
17 days ago

This is the speed of the Bureaucrat at work. Any other private employer could have it okayed within a week, maybe a day (if he takes a lunch break).

Anonymous
17 days ago

“Does anyone know why the FAA took 6 months to study this plan after already approving it in 2015?”

Six months is just a sham term of time to make us think it takes that long for them to do their jobs.

Anonymous
16 days ago

Government

Anonymous
17 days ago

Game changer for Downtown and Miami! Can’t wait.

Anonymous
17 days ago

Excellent news. Can not wait to see work actually begin.

Anonymous
17 days ago

No excuses now. Let’s get her going!

Miami Dade Conch Eater
17 days ago

Will the tower have a robotic elevator because the lot if small for a building of this height

Anonymous
15 days ago

Stupid looking architecture. Looks like boxes on top of each other slightly teetering. I do like modern but this is childish. That’s the best the architects can come up with?

Yet Another Anonymous
17 days ago

How high can the cranes go?

Anonymous
17 days ago

As high as people in Miami get

Anonymous
15 days ago

I get high all the time!!

Anonymous
16 days ago

It will look stunning.
We need 40 more towers spread around downtown

Anonymous
14 days ago

The ultimate milk crate challenge tower in the flesh

Anonymous
17 days ago

Congratulations!

Anonymous
14 days ago

A cat5 hurricane has never hit tall skyscrapers would they hold ?

Mark
13 days ago

That is what the High Velocity Building Code is for. The current design speed is 175mph at 20ft and below. Above that height the wind requirements increase dramatically to over 200mph at the top. Worst case scenario has the windows get blown out and gut the building. But the building it’s self will remain structurally sound.

Anonymous
15 days ago

No tower, no matter how tall, will change the image of this swamp infected by the amount of human garbage that roars the Miami streets

Anonymous
15 days ago

“roars” the Miami streets?

Well, I guess that’s better than “meows” the Miami streets…

Anonymous
15 days ago

Lions in the streets? Ok

Anonymous
17 days ago

Total garbage location. Use the helipad

Michael
17 days ago

Ugly building. Does not compliment the miami skyline.

Anonymous
17 days ago

Heyyyy!!!.. this building was inspired by looking at toddlers playing with alphabet blocks!

Anonymous
17 days ago

We need a crochetta-shaped building to satisfy Michael’s taste apparently😂

Anonymous
17 days ago

croqueta

Anonymous
16 days ago

Actually a croqueta shape building would look beautiful contrasting all the square shaped bldgs in Miami

Anonymous
17 days ago

This is going to be amazing. It’s simply beautiful!

Anonymous
15 days ago

I see.. stacked containers really turns you on huh?