Kushner Files For Construction Permit To Build 36-Story Tower At 2000 Biscayne

New York developer Kushner Companies is moving forward with a major residential project in the downtown Miami area.

The company filed for a construction permit to begin building a 36-story tower at 2000 Biscayne. The 296-sheet set of plans were accepted by the city on July 25, records show.

A total of 393 residential units are planned, along with 5,500 square feet of ground floor retail and parking on levels 1 through 8. Previous plans showed 455 spaces.

The tower will top off at 418 feet. Total construction cost is estimated at $123.6 million, with 706,148 square feet to be built.

Miami’s Planning & Zoning Department already granted approval to plans with identical specs in 2017. Dorsky & Yue was listed as the architect then.

No contractor is listed yet on the newly filed permit.

The tower is the first of what will reportedly become multiple phases. The developer also controls additional property across the street.

The 2017 approval. It isn’t clear if Kushner will build the same design, but the specs on the new permit filing match:

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Anonymous

Nice prior 2007 recession design.

Anonymous

Kushner as in Jared?? He better get things rolling soon, who knows what will happen when Agent Orange is no longer in charge to protect his family. Daddy already went to prison once for tax evasion and the apple did not fall far from that tree.

Anonymous

wish you were not Anonymous & knew your real identity. Would love to look into your life & see all the mistakes you have made.

Anonymous

Are you freaking kidding ??!!! have you ever seen Jared look, do, say, act or express anything… ever ??!!! He’s a freaking sociopathic cyborg ….he’s got lifeless eyes, black eyes, like a doll’s eyes.

Anonymous

You’re jealous of his money and connections

Anonymous

Jared? Is that you? Did I hurt your feelings? First of all I never committed tax evasion and I never went to jail so right there I am doing better than your daddy. I was born dirt poor and now I own 2 business and live in Brickell and I did it the old fashion way. I earned it! Now go back under your rock and take a nap.

Anonymous

Snap!

Anonymous

yes – thanks for standing up to that nasty red-neck —-

Anonymous

I dont think he said HE hasn’t made a mistake. He is pointing out his concerns about Kushner’s crooked family and his crooked father-in-law. We all make mistakes, but we all dont run the country. In your haste to defend, you misinterpreted the comment.

Anonymous

Mistakes? You call a total con man criminal a mistake? are you from the panhandle? you must be – ignorant

Anonymous

His Daddy was convicted of money laundering, tax evasion, illegal campaign contributions… Many many mistakes
And soon his father in law will be too.

Anonymous

The Kushners are old crime family. The father’s real freak.

Anonymous

Since when tax evasion is considered a mistake?

Anonymous

Very well said. I commend you for such on point response. All those holier than thous out there sure know how to point fingers.

Anonymous

Jared Jared Jared stop replying to your own comments, it just looks sad.

Anonymous

sick person

Anonymous

This building would have already looked dated……10 years ago.

Anonymous

They build shit. This is just them taking advantage of an “opportunity zone” and putting up some shit building.

Anonymous

The curve of the front follows the curve of the street. At least they didn’t make it flat.
Trying to be positive here, that’s all I got.

Anonymous

It looks straight out of Fort Lauderdale. This is great for density.

Anonymous

yeah. LOL – like Cite – so dated.

Anonymous

Cite is nice. It’s at human scale and isn’t a clutter of windows and balconies atop a parking garage with a pukey mural.

Anonymous

For my taste, Cite sucked the day that it opened. It looked like one if those Orlando suburb “new urbanism” developments.
The Paramount Bay next door is badass… it still shows beautifully from the bridge in the health district all the way to being up close.

POLO

This tower is nothing special.

Anonymous

Nope.. and they won’t all be.

Anonymous

Hi, POLO. Get off TNM and become an Architect & if you are already then maybe submit a proposal and get it done UNDER budget. Because we all know better-looking buildings cost A LOT more.

Anonymous

Hmm…… wonder how Chicago and NYC make some “more affordable condos” look better than some of Miami’s so called “luxury condos”.

Anonymous

So Melo gets praised for projects like this and Kushner gets slammed….Hahahaha!

Anonymous

Melo has been doing this for years now. Kushner’s trying to make a buck off an OZ in this case.

Anonymous

I know, nothing special and one more non-descript bldg but I rather see this, than an empty lot.

Anonymous

This mediocre thing will be going to be built within a walking distance from Missoni Baia, so your argument was probably valid 15-20 years ago. Obviously, Mediocracy runs in the family.

Anonymous

Why do you insult? He doesnt hate the design. BFD! You have a right to hate it, he/she has the right to like it.

Anonymous

Missoni Baia IS mediocre, but unlike Kusher or Trump, is controlled by Russians.

Anonymous

Kushner and Trump ARE the Russians.

Danny

BO-to the-RING

Anonymous

Another box devoid of any architectural significance. Miami is full of concrete boxes. It’s a shame.

Anonymous

Miami is also full of do nothing critics.

Anonymous

The low scale mid-century building next door has a lot more charm than this hulking mass-mess.

Anonymous

Good project for that size lot.. on the smaller side.

Anonymous

FFS the Braman garage next door has more style than this.

Anonymous

Braman need to build towers on his lots and keep the dealership in then bottom, like the collection in CG.

Anonymous

Just another uninspired tower on a parking garage.

Anonymous

You need a building to inspire you?.. you must have a sad life.

Anonymous

Will it be rat-infested?

Anonymous

Like your house?.. nahhh….

Anonymous

Someone isn’t smart enough to read the news and get the joke…

Anonymous

And someone doesn’t know what’s funny and when to make jokes.

Anonymous

No. It’s not in Baltimore.

Anonymous

… or downtown LA.

Anonymous

Sad boring design 🙁

Anonymous

podium way too big for the area

Anonymous

show me the jobs for the area so people don’t have to drive???

Anonymous

This is literally in downtown… There’s a trolley route along Biscayne that can take you to the offices near Bayfront, which is less than a mile and a half away. Or if you want more immediate jobs, look at Braman, Publix, Double Tree, Marriott, Hilton, Arsht, National Young Arts Foundation, Miami-Dade County Public Schools, or do those employers not count?

Anonymous

with all due respect, none of the jobs you listed are going to pay you enough to live in these apartments unless you are living with 2-3 people. I doubt (hope I’m wrong) that this development will include affordable housing.

Anonymous

This is actually an Opportunity Zone project, so there’s a good chance affordable housing units will be a component. That said, if you’re a car salesman or working for the county, yeah, you should be able to afford this.

Anonymous

There’s no affordable housing mandate in Opportunity Zones. This will most likely be market rate rental, of which there are a lot of new units nearby, primarily from low cost provider Melo, but others as well.

Anonymous

It’s “literally” in Edgewater, not downtown. The most practical mass transit is the metro mover at 14th street, but even that is a 6 block trek in Miami’s heat.

Anonymous

Six blocks! Gosh!

Anonymous

you forgot that everyone that lives in downtown Miami works in the porn industry

Anonymous

yes, it’s true. i don’t have brains but i have size 9 where it counts!

Anonymous

Wow, sounds hot…
I like a niner

Anonymous

Love to see it

Anonymous

Dude, it’s a ten minute bike to downtown and Brickell… suck it up.

Anonymous

risking your life biking here in this city with drivers that learned in south america to drive

Anonymous

yeah biking to downtown/Brickell in the heat with a suit on… You guys will push anything for no parking.

Anonymous

It’s called bringing a change of clothes or using the office gym’s shower. It’s very common in real cities up north.

Anonymous

omg 😂🤣 you are not a very good troll

Anonymous

You said it…. up north…

Anonymous

You guys enjoy your fake world class city with high obesity rates and keep knocking healthier cities that put people over cars first. We’ll see who has the last laugh when you can’t leave the garage because of sea level rise.

Anonymous

Who gives a shit about sea level rise. We will all be dead by then.

Anonymous

Garage? 😂

Anonymous

That’s how they get to see the boss’ niner.

Anonymous

“0ffice gym’s shower” – too funny.

Anonymous

These guys dont wear suits. They wear those acid faded Jeans from VALSAN, with the white moccasins, no socks, and the big fake gold Rolex.

Anonymous

Sure

Anonymous

and this is with a waiver for 30% parking reduction. The freaking laws need to be changed.

Anonymous

I used to write what I thought were intelligent comments here. Now I just write what ever shit comes to mind, like most of you, and its fun.

Anonymous

30% parking reduction is 1:1 – should be fine for a rental.

Anonymous

Will Donald Trump be president for 2020, and retire there? I LOVE TRUMP!!!

Anonymous

How do they build for $173 per sq ft? Are including parking sq ft?

Anonymous

They need to rename the building MEGA!! Make Edgewater Great Again!! KAG 2020!!

Anonymous

KAGA o la Grand Cagada 2020

Anonymous

Positive.

Glad to see this project getting going.

Anonymous

M

Anonymous

I have a feeling this project will look better in person than the renderings.

Anonymous

One can only hope.

Anonymous

The green, balconies, and decorative mechanical cover on the top remind me of Latitude on the River.

Anonymous

Beautiful building.

Anonymous

Love it.. transforming Edgewater and Biscayne corridor.

Anonymous

Transforming it into what?