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Grand Station Partners Gets FAA Approval For 322-Foot Tower

Grand Station Partners Gets FAA Approval For 322-Foot Tower

The FAA has granted approval for a 31-story apartment tower in downtown Miami.

The structure can be built up to 322 feet above ground and 333 feet above sea level, the agency ruled.

Approval was granted on June 2, after the application was submitted April 20.

Grand Station Partners LLC is planning to build 300 rental apartments on property owned by the Miami Parking Authority.

On March 28, the developer applied for a construction permit with the city, with groundbreaking expected in August. So far, the permit has been denied by 10 of 13 disciplines within the building department, with the other 3 still pending review.

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Anonymous
Anonymous

Lets all celebrate that this property was wisely not given Mana. Congrats Parking Authority on being wise enough to see through the Slumlord of Flagler.

suomynona
suomynona

What are they building on the Post Office property along NW 3rd Ave?

That whole block is PRIME for redevelopment.

Anonymous
Anonymous

now build taller

Anonymous
Anonymous

That would take another approval by the FAA.

suomynona
suomynona

Did you even read?

Anonymous
Anonymous

Does the FAA have to approve every single building? 322 feet is hardly a sky scrapper. So much freaking red tape!

Miami Hurricane
Miami Hurricane

It’s all relative, 32 stories is fairly tall and in the direction of a direct flight path from a runway

Boondock saint
Boondock saint

Guess the airstrip should of owned the land further out so as to not have that issue.. I say build it.. bring it.. and let it rain money!

mondocondo
mondocondo

Must have missed the RFP for the air rights…

Anonymous
Anonymous

What it the minimum height the FAA gets involved with? Seems like 300 feet is low…

Anonymous
Anonymous

Anything 200 ft or more.

Anonymous
Anonymous

It could have been a solid filler without those ugly grey horizontal Tetris block strips. Frankly, something more imaginative should be here, across the street from the Wilkie D. Ferguson, Jr. U.S. Courthouse (one of Arquitectonica’s better recent buildings).

A. Nonymous
A. Nonymous

Seems like the FAA could do a one time study that produces a map with allowed building height per block.
But that would be too efficient, I guess.

suomynona
suomynona

That map exists.