FAA Quickly Approves Kushner’s Plans For 36-Story 2000 Biscayne Tower In Edgewater

The Federal Aviation Administration has granted approval for New York developer Kushner to begin building a 36-story tower called 2000 Biscayne in Edgewater.

Approval was granted in just one and a half months – a much faster timeframe than normal for the agency. Projects in Miami can take over a year for the FAA to review, depending on complexity.

The FAA application was filed for at the end of July. A construction permit was also filed for from the city of Miami’s Building Department at the same time.

President Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner’s family controls the developer.

Approval was granted at 2000 Biscayne for a final building height of 408 feet above ground, or 417 feet above sea level. Temporary tower cranes of up to 507 and 467 feet above ground were also approved.

The construction permit is still being reviewed by the city’s Building Department, and reviewers have requested multiple changes before they can approve it, as is normally the case for such permits.

The FAA approval letter was addressed to Stantec, which could indicate a change of architect. The original architect for the project was Dorsky + Yue of Fort Lauderdale.

The permit filing with the Building Department identically matches the specifications of the Dorsky + Yue plans approved by the Planning Department in 2017.

The 36-story tower will include 393 residential units and 5,500 square feet of retail, the permit states.

According to the FAA filing, work will begin in October.

 

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Anonymous

Edgewater is booming! I thought they said real estate is in a down cycle?

Anonymous

you mean the economically disadvantaged and blighted opportunity zone known as ‘Edgewater’ ?

Anonymous

“Economically disadvantaged?” Should have bought when the prices were low and sold into riches.

Anonymous

Ugly 1970s rendering.

Azarius

Edgewater and Midtown will be just as dense as Brickell!!

Anonymous

Corrupt much?

Anonymous

Just like to good ‘ole days.. #MAGA

William

Or maybe less beuracracy now that we have a republican in office. Too many Democrats have been in control for too long. The Miami today has a great article this week on Miami Dade free for all at the airport..

Anonymous

If that was the case, why are so many other projects taking so long? This is straight up curry favoring and influence peddling.

Anonymous

Totally. Trump’s GOP = Corruption.

George

I personally like the glass towers better.

Anonymous

one word > hurricanes

Anonymous

One word >views

Anonymous

Yeah, that’s why the developers of Una are using glass facades directly on the water. I guess they must be stupid or something. Hurricane resistant glass is a thing of the future.

Anonymous

traffic on Biscayne is going to become a total shit show

Anonymous

Walk or ride a scooter my friend.. avoid the cars.

Anonymous

the problem is it’s hard to avoid the cars when there are so many.

Anonymous

Ocala, FL.

Anonymous

or you know, transit like a real city.

Anonymous

yep. ride a scooter in a suit with briefcase, lunch, a soy latte’ in 100 degrees. Enjoy !

Anonymous

best comment ?

Anonymous

Yep only NOW will it become a “total shit show”

Anonymous

Never-mind the proposal yesterday of 600,000 square feet of (car) parking.

Anonymous

I’m guessing that this is going to be all rental since the condo market is in the toilet.
It’s not lost on me that the FAA quickly approves a project that’s associated with Trump’s son in law. Drain the swamp my butt.

Anonymous

Friends in high places

Michael

I like it in general. But, it should have more color. With the growth happening in Edgewater, premium transit should be also provided linking Midtown to Downtown.

Anonymous

Can’t wait to see this last-gen design come to life!

Anonymous

outdated design. looks like early 2000’s

Anonymous

90’s

Anonymous

Nice shade on the headline.

Anonymous

Wheres the shade?

Anonymous

I’ll bet the building permit fee will be $20.00. LMAO

Anonymous

Lmao!!!

Anonymous

Braman will love this

Anonymous

I’m sure Dotard called and leaned them too.

Anonymous

pay to play = Miami

Anonymous

you misspelled Trump..

Anonymous

Like Grindr

Anonymous

Go Jared

Anonymous

These clowns are in politics just enrich themselves, they don’t care about the people that put them there. Trump is turning this country in the biggest mess ever. What a shame.

Anonymous

this has been going on for decades.. lmao

Anonymous

Trump is the most corrupt politician we have ever seen. He’s ruining this country to a point of no return?

Anonymous

What corruption? If you’re talking about nepotism, it’s a staple of U.S. politics to appoint people from ivory towers. Obama, Bush, Clinton, etc. all did it.

Anonymous

FAA is pussy, afraid of this garbage administration

Anonymous

TNM, Where is the moderation for the comment above? Bias much.

Anonymous

Criminal administration.

transplant

Ugliest building of the cycle, if it retains that original abomination of a design.

Anonymous

I’m a fan of the lime green!

Anonymous

I used to think Jared was hot. Until he opened his mouth.