First Rendering Released Of 643-Foot Brickell Gateway, Density Increase Approved

Israeli developer Gazit Globe announced it has received approval for a density increase at its planned Brickell Gateway tower.

The announcement was made to shareholders of the company, which trades on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange.

Gazit says it can now build 504 apartments at Brickell Gateway, up from 364 previously planned.

The developer is now going through the county for review, rather than the city. The county’s Rapid Transit Zoning areas generally allow for more dense development than the city would allow.

According to plans filed with the county last month, Gazit is planning a 54-story, 643-foot tower, with:

  • 504 multifamily residential units
  • 16,882 square feet of ground floor retail space
  • 245 parking spaces

The application listed Atlantic Pacific as a developer along with Gazit. Corwil is listed as the architect.

Gazit also announced it had purchased a retail building across the street, at 83-97 Southwest Eighth Street, with tenants including Toasted Bagelry & Deli, Talkin’ Tacos, CBD American Shaman and Stanzione 87 pizzeria.

That building was purchased for $20.1M

The sellers were represented by Hector Antunez and Juan Andres Nava of Metro 1 Brokers, while Fabian Graff of Metro 1 represented Gazit.

Gazit said the newly acquired building would provide “additional flexibility” for the Gateway Brickell project during the development and rental process.

It is the third property in Brickell for Gazit. In June 2021, Gazit acquired the 262-unit Maizon Brickell apartment building which is now fully leased, the company said.

 

This building will be demolished to make way for Brickell Gateway:

(photo: phillip pessar)

 

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Urbanist
2 months ago

We need more density around every MetroRail stop. Miami and the county need to prioritize people near this massive investment we made decades ago.

nonmous
2 months ago

I hear ya…

Anonymous
2 months ago

So pleased to see the shitty black building on the corner finally being demolished.

nonmous
2 months ago

That was a nice looking building on that corner.

Anonymous
2 months ago

That was actually a cool looking painting on it.

Anonymous
2 months ago

When an ugly nondescript building surrounded by skyscrapers has to look “cool” by being painted black and covered in World of Warcraft monsters. LOL.

ignoranymous
2 months ago

Looks better than a lot of those horrendous psychedelic painted buildings in Wynwood.

Not Anonymous
2 months ago

but they have culture and history behind them

Guest User
2 months ago

Alex mijares painted it commissioned by Miami MLS

Anonymous
2 months ago

The demolition should be complete by April.

Anonymous
2 months ago

Fits the corner well.

Azarius
2 months ago

This will be a great addition to Brickell, so something done to help with pedestrian traffic on that corner.

Anonymous
2 months ago

That corner has the most narrow and worst sidewalks in all of Brickell

nonmous
2 months ago

So… if you can’t hack it, avoid it!

Brooklyn
2 months ago

RIP to those units with western facing balconies on Solitaire

Anonymous
2 months ago

The same thing is going to happen to BCC across the street.

Anonymous
2 months ago

Not at all. It’s across a wide 8th street and the Chase building was there anyway

Anonymous
2 months ago

What did they expect?

Anonymous
2 months ago

There aren’t any balconies facing west

Anonymous
2 months ago

The rendering of the Solitaire is inaccurate. Never trust renderings

Anonymous
2 months ago

Yeah, it looks a lot better than IRL.

John Crotty
2 months ago

RIP to those that didn’t realize they live in a major city and views will be obstructed over time.

MEAN MACHINE
2 months ago

This is Miami, people here aren’t that intelligent.

Frank
2 months ago

Looks good?
Also, an appropriate amount of parking spaces. Not too many and just enough to keep the project feasible.

Melo is sigma and chad
2 months ago

Good infill around BCC

Melo is sigma and chad
2 months ago

Come on start piling now

Anonymous
2 months ago

The rendering doesn’t look 643 feet. I counted like 33-35 stories and in the rendering it is shorter than the 550 foot Solitaire next door. Most renderings make the tower look taller than it actually is, making a tower look shorter would be a first.

MEAN MACHINE
2 months ago

Who cares as long as the rendering shows us how the building is going to look.

Conno Sir
2 months ago

Looking good

Anonymous
2 months ago

wooof, love the light design, epic.

Zz00
2 months ago

The original design (with the glass block base) was better.

Anonymous
2 months ago

No, it was awful.

Elpit Onaso
2 months ago

What a beautiful building! Need more of these. Also a subway system

Anonymous
2 months ago

Not the CBD shaman! NOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!

Anonymous
2 months ago

Not good enough for being called “Brickell Gateway”. I rather had the black box for a little longer.

ignoranymous
2 months ago

I agree… wish I had kept Barbara a little longer.

Anon
2 months ago

The black box itself wasn’t the problem. It was the state of it that was so appalling. Lately it has been used exclusively as a urinal for the homeless and was truly awful to walk by. I understand they gotta pee too, but a landowner shouldn’t allow their property to get to that condition.

Elpit Onaso
2 months ago

I actually might consider buying an apartment in this building

Elpit Onaso
2 months ago

Unless it’s only rentals

ignoranymous
2 months ago

Either way, they’ll take your money.

Jared from Subway
2 months ago

…but, there’s no subway system in Miami?

ignoranymous
2 months ago

There’s also no hills and mountains…

Pizza liker
2 months ago

They touch Stanzione and I’m rioting

ignoranymous
2 months ago

Just don’t block traffic on the streets and freeways or Desantis will put you in jail.

Anonymous
2 months ago

no office space?

Drac
2 months ago

Nah.. contrary to what you may think, not every new building or project we hear of need or get offices in them.

Anonymous
2 months ago

It’s a WFH world. Every residential unit can now be thought of as an office.

Melo is sigma and chad
2 months ago

companies still want office space even if its small

MEAN MACHINE
2 months ago

Well, there are still small buildings being built in Miami with office space that they can rent if they want.

Europe
2 months ago

Is it just me thinking that it is insane allowing buildings to be built on top of each other like this?

They also bought the properties on the other side of the street, likely to build on top of RISE blocking all views to the west eventually…….

Original
2 months ago

You ask that question, really?

Nahh.. you can’t be from Europe.

Europe
2 months ago

The difference is that we know better now than build like this. Yet, here we are. Europe did not have zoning when the cities developed as they are now.

Original
2 months ago

You mean, London stopped the development of residential buildings?

Anon
2 months ago

Have you been to Manhattan? Chicago? Hong Kong? Tokyo?

Europe
2 months ago

We know better than build cramped cities, yet here we are.

Original
2 months ago

Yeah.. in Europe, there are plenty of cities like Paris, Rome, London, Berlin, Amsterdam, Madrid, Moscow, etc… that’s not congested.

lol…