Fort Lauderdale’s Second Tallest Building Gets $84M Construction Loan

Fort Lauderdale’s second tallest building has just received construction financing.

RD East Las Olas, LLC, an affiliate of Miami’s Related Group, was granted an $84 million construction loan by Bank of America. The financing was first reported by the SFBJ.

The 47-story tower was approved by Fort Lauderdale city officials in 2019 for the 499-foot height, which would make it the second tallest tower in the city.

The FAA also approved the proposed building height of 494 feet above ground, or 499 feet above sea level earlier this year.

RD Las Olas will include 311 apartments and ground floor retail at 201 S. Federal Highway.

City records show that a building permit has been in progress.

The tallest building in Fort Lauderdale is the 46-story 100 Las Olas, which topped off in 2019 at 499 feet above ground.

Cohen Freedman Encinosa is the architect.

 

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Anonymous
5 months ago

The Miami Metro Area keeps on growing

Q Anonymous
5 months ago

The Next to Miami

Anonymous G
5 months ago

Beautiful building! Should be a great additon for the Fort Lauderdale skyline. However John Moritarty is no longer the contractor. I walked by the site Saturday Balfour Beatty is listed as the General Contractor.

Anonymous
5 months ago

The Next Fort Lauderdale

Anonymous
5 months ago

It’s where It’s heading…

Moishe Mana
5 months ago

Such innovative architecture. The architect was really creative with this project. South Florida needs more of this original style.

Anonymous
5 months ago

what, they couldn’t add one foot To make it the the tallest. It will be equal to the other tallest in Ft L.

Anonymous
5 months ago

Ft Lauderdale is gay and restricted it

Michael
5 months ago

I wish the city would increase the height limit for buildings in fort lauderdale. The skyline is looking so boring with no signature height

Anonymous
5 months ago

And the incompetent mayor does nothing about the infrastructure of our sewer systems.

Anonymous
5 months ago

Rename the site to “The Next Broward”. Or at least create another for Broward developments. Down vote me bitches! I know you will.

Anonymous
5 months ago

Nope….I totally agree. TheNextFLL

Anonymous
5 months ago

Beautiful tower.
Way to go Ft Lauderdale.
Now create your The Next Broward

Anonymous
5 months ago

In all seriousness the next Fort Lauderdale would be a great idea. I would love to read the next Miami and the next Fort Lauderdale every day

Anonymous
5 months ago

Exactly, nothing’s worng with focused articles. But apparently that’s a controversial idea among the sleepy Broward lovers on this site. Oh well, I’ll get downvoted anyway.

Anonymous
5 months ago

^^how’s the excitement level over at your Sunset Drive Dade County apartment?

Anonymous
5 months ago

bunch of boring projects in broward county, most of them are big strip malls and gated communities in the suburbs, most of the cool projects are in downtown miami, wynwood ,brickell and edgewater .

Anonymous
5 months ago

^^^you don’t know jack hipster boy

Anonymous
5 months ago

I mean who cares, this site is about Miami. Why don’t you report on the FTX Arena sign being taken down, for example? What’s going on there? Is there a rendering of how the arena is going to look like? Is there a timeline?

Anonymous
5 months ago

I prefer to hear news about Hialeah, Hialeah has more projects than fort lauderdale

Anonymous
5 months ago

I hear Jupiter, Florida has a new development in review called “Beacon Park”! Where’s the story on that?

Anonymous
5 months ago

broward boooo broward booooo

Anonymous
5 months ago

We don’t care about Broward stuff

Anonymous
5 months ago

“We?”

Anonymous
5 months ago

Speak for yourself Homestead CVS worker

Anonymous
5 months ago

lol…