Leasing Is Now Underway At Gio Midtown (Formerly Midtown 6), Developers Preparing To Begin Midtown 7

Pre-leasing for a new 31-story luxury apartment tower called Gio Midtown is now underway.

A Temporary Certificate of Occupancy is expected in mid-February, with move-ins in mid-March.

Chicago’s Magellan Development Group is now looking for financing to begin building another tower next door, Midtown 7, Executive Vice President Brian Gordon told The Real Deal.

Midtown 7 has been submitted to city planners as a 31-story, 391-unit apartment project with 505 parking spaces.

Gio has 601 parking spaces.

Magellan jointly developed Gio with J.P. Morgan Asset Management.

Gio has been named after Italian designer Gio Ponti, and the design is said to be inspired by Italian modernism. The architect designed geometric, angled balconies as “an ode to the Italian modernist architecture.”

Gio is  the most sophisticated and amenitized apartment tower in Midtown, the developer says.

At the ground level will be a passageway with retail, restaurants, and activations. A total of around 40,000 square feet of retail is at the base.

A total of 447 apartments are being built, with 90 different floorplans. Unit sizes range from 386 to 1,919 square feet. Apartment will have quartz countertops, kitchen islands, keyless entry, blackout shades, and sprawling terraces.

Amenities will include a 4,741-square-foot fitness club, a spa with massage rooms, a Himalayan salt room, sauna and steam rooms, a meditation garden , and a pool deck with grilling stations, cabanas, and a whirlpool. There will also be a Dog Lounge with wash stations and an outdoor lawn. For families, an outdoor playground and indoor play area is planned.

Chicago’s bKL is the architect, with interiors by Fanny Haim. Bozzuto is managing the property.

 

 

 

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Anonymous
11 months ago

This is why I don’t get why people complain about projects like Miami World Center. Midtown has been going piece by piece since 2003 and they still have empty lots.

Anonymous
11 months ago

The area has the potential to be something special. Jeez I wish these “empty lot bankers” would just sell and get out of the way.

¯\_(ツ)_/¯
11 months ago

That empty lot in the center of Midtown really urkes me. Can’t they turn it into a park or something?

Anonymous
11 months ago

They need a signature building at Midtown 1

Anonymous
11 months ago

Midtown is one of my favorite places in Miami and is a template that can be copied (to a smaller extent) to increase density across other parts of the county

Anonymous
11 months ago

Yes, it’s happening in Doral

Anonymous
11 months ago

Quite a decent-looking tower with a beautiful Streamline Moderne Miami-inspired motif at street level.

Ryan Tannehill
11 months ago

A really nice looking building. And the streetscape/storefronts to the south are nice looking instead of other buildings with a simple glass box on the bottom.

I live in Midtown. Wouldn’t it be awesome if the middle lot became a landscaped neighborhood park a la something you’d see in NYC? If only…

Anonymous
11 months ago

If you want landscaping go to Doral or Homestead.

Anonymous
11 months ago

I wonder what midtown 7 will look like.

Anonymous
11 months ago

Not hard to do. Just think of a square box with dancing balconies

Anonymous
11 months ago

Saw the floorplans and the units have very small rooms for dwellers, especially active ones with sports equipment and the requisite golden retriever.

Anonymous
11 months ago

Unfortunate slab of a building.

Anonymous
11 months ago

is the center greenfield in midtown allowed to be developed on?

Anonymous
11 months ago

Yes it’s gonna be just like the other midblock apartments in the development…boring if you ask me

Anonymous
11 months ago

But way better to look at than another empty weed filled lot.

Anonymous
11 months ago

It’ll be a shore-powered Metromover stop with bike racks and a ferris wheel.

Anonymous
11 months ago

Here’s a shot of the original master plan. Interesting to see what Edgewater looked like at that time.
http://www.zyscovich.com/project/77-midtown-master-plan

Optimist
11 months ago

Zyscovich does good work.

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11 months ago

Interesting! It actually looks pretty much as planned minus that hole in the center. Edgewater was grown tremendously though.

Anonymous
11 months ago

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Anonymous
11 months ago

I would have expected better from a Chicago developer. This is a mediocre looking building.

305
11 months ago

Gio Ponti is rolling over in his grave at this being called “Italian Modernism”

Anonymous
11 months ago

Because no one has seen angled balconies in Miami before…

Anonymous
11 months ago

The vast majority of balconies aren’t angled in Miami. must this project have another unique shape balconies since only five other buildings have angled balconies ?

Anonymous
11 months ago

Just 5?

Icon Bay, Paramount Bay, Paramount Worldcenter, Square Station, Monarc at Met/Met3, Solitair, SLS Brickell, Lattitude, Wind, Flagler on the River, 1800 Biscayne, and AC Hotel Midtown.

Not saying it’s ugly. Mocking that they’re acting like angled balconies are a tribute to some Italian designer as if its uniquely Italian.

Anonymous
11 months ago

Except here, the angled balconies were done well as opposed to clusterf**ks like Arquitectonica or random windows and balconies, hiding the fact a building sucks already with stupid buzzwords like “movement.”

Anonymous
11 months ago

The Arquitectonica balconies on the East Hotel and SlS Brickell are very nice.

Anonymous
11 months ago

Yes Architrashtonica has been stuck on that idea for a while now. Perhaps next decade we can begin to see their new design period