Heavy Equipment Arrives At Miami Worldcenter Retail Construction Site

A large crane was spotted over the weekend at the Miami Worldcenter site where a multi-level “jewelry box” retail building is under construction.

Developers of the project also filed a Notice of Commencement this month with the county that work was officially underway.

According to the filing, Miami Worldcenter Block F East will include 91,300 square feet.

The building height will be 2 stories, or 50 feet, the filing states. The rooftop of the building will also be usable, according to its architect.

Worldcenter’s CitizenM hotel and the 43-story Bezel apartment tower are also under construction on the same block, while Miami World Tower will be built across the street.

 

(photos: Ryan RC Rea)

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Azarius
1 month ago

I’m so ready for this to be completed. Once it opens this area will really be transformed. Just think about all the activities that can take places during games at AA. So much Potential!!!

Anonymous
1 month ago

Cant wait till the NAPP gets the LED billboards like in the renderings

Anonymous
1 month ago

Not happening. Another developer lie.

Anonymous
1 month ago

I hope they sell lots of jewelry in that place

Anonymous
1 month ago

Or boxes

Anonymous
1 month ago

We need something similar in the parking lot in front of the Arena. Put the parking underground or on the ground floor, build one floor retail and a restaurant on the rooftop. Way better than that parking we got now and not tall so we don’t overpower the Freedom Tower.

Anonymous
1 month ago

That would be great so it wouldn’t block the views of the hotel beside the MWC.

Anonymous
1 month ago

I somewhat disagree. I’d like to see Freedom Tower restored and turned into a boutique hotel, with air rights transfers for a supertall behind it complementing its architecture (i.e. no Arquitectonica, boxes, and/or cheap cladding).

Anonymous
1 month ago

Absolutely not. The Fredom Tower doesn’t need to be a hotel, that’s crazy.

Anonymous
1 month ago

SKYRISE
Please get it started.
This will be the catalyst for the area.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Yes please!!!!

Anonymous
1 month ago

Skyrise is dead so stop bringing it up.

Anonymous
1 month ago

It’s not dead at all actually!

Paul
1 month ago

Skyrise is an abomination. It looks real slick in the early renderings but they have added a bunch of carnival rides onto the side of the building in the latest designs. It is going to be really tacky and when their carnival business inevitably fails, we will not only have a tacky carnival ride in the most prominent spot in our skyline, we will have an abandoned and decaying carnival ride.

Anonymous
1 month ago

It was ugly from the start.

Anonymous
1 month ago

You people lack vision. SkyRise is a game changer and it looks amazing!

Anonymous
1 month ago

no. ugly paperclip building.

Anonymous
1 month ago

I wanna know what tenants going to be there I’m so excited.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Sedanos, Balsan, Leon Medical Center, La Carreta and Vicky Bakery.

Anonymous
1 month ago

No Polo Norte??? It sucks then!!!

Anonymous
1 month ago

No but there will be a pollo tropical

Anonymous
1 month ago

Build build buld

Anonymous G
1 month ago

Good news that progress is happening here but I wouldn’t jump to conclusions about that moblie crane being there for the Jewelry Box project. Its a moblie crane owned by Maxim. The Citzen M hotel tower crane is also owned by Maxim. The crane is most likely there to take down the tower crane not to work on the retail project.

Anonymous
1 month ago

You are smart!

Anonymous G
1 month ago

Thank you!

Anonymous
1 month ago

That’s exactly what happened!

Anonymous
1 month ago

What a waste of space! Another tall tower with the same retail concept on street level would have been soooooooo much nicer. I think it’s a cop-out, instead of pursuing another hotel/condo tower.

Anonymous
1 month ago

exactly. Build a tall building and leave a space for grass and a park.
Why buy a $20 million block and build only two stories?
Build on 1/4th the lot at 8 stories (same sq ft) and leave the other 3/4 lot for a street level park.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Here we go again with this “park” bullish!t even though there are parks on Biscayne Blvd and on each side of I-395 to name a few.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Yeah right
For the homeless to camp out

Anonymous
1 month ago

They need to get the homeless out of the parks. It’s disgusting and dangerous

Anonymous
1 month ago

So more unnecessary parks mean more areas for the homeless to sleep in.