Major Supertall Tower Planned In Brickell Submitted To FAA At 1,049 Feet

A proposal to build an 82-story supertall tower on Brickell Avenue called Major has been submitted to the Federal Aviation Administration.

Major is planned to top off at a height of 1,042 feet above ground, or 1,049 feet above sea level, according to the new FAA filing

The application was submitted on March 31.

The developer of the project, JDS, is now based in Miami, according to its website.

The company recently completed the 1,428-foot 111 West 57th Street in New York, which is said to be the tallest residential building in the Western Hemisphere.

In Miami, aviation restriction have limited buildings to a height of 1,049 feet above sea level, so far.

According to plans submitted to county reviewers last month, Major is proposed to include:

  • 259 residential units
  • 50,490 square feet of commercial / food and beverage spaces
  • Approximately 250 parking spaces (stacked spots accessible by car elevator)

Studio Sofield is the design consultant, with ODP the architect of record.

 

 

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Melo is sigma and chad
5 months ago

FAA filing doesn’t mean nothing I need to see utility deals and a loan for construction

Harrold
5 months ago

It looks great. It looks like a New York or Chicago 1930s tower. Looks beautiful. Developers should push for a 1300ft high limit.

Steve
5 months ago

That’s what I just said, why are we stagnet on 1049. We need to build higher

Downtowner
5 months ago

Can’t wait until the day the FAA max height is increased

Anonymous
5 months ago

NEVER!

Drac
5 months ago

What, a measly 50 or 75 ft height increase is too much to you?

Not Anonymous
5 months ago

Yes! Like that we can build a tower that will be a beacon! a second statue of liberty, but for people that come from Latin America

Anonymous
5 months ago

What about from from New York? Sound more fitting. Also, the whole narrative the Statue of Liberty is a beacon for immigrants is B.S. It was a re-gifted expensive lighthouse celebrating America’s centennial after Egypt rejected rebuilding the Colossus of Rhodes.

Sweaty-Bear
5 months ago

Ugh.

m m
5 months ago

We already have one. It’s called the Freedom Tower. Unfortunately it is treated like shit.

MEAN MACHINE
5 months ago

Its really the first printed News Paper in Miami tower.

Anonymous
5 months ago

Yes, that 1,049 cap is actually ridiculous, especially on Brickell. I can see Park West and the southern part of Edgewater because of the plane’s path but not Brickell

Anonymous
5 months ago

When MIA is an a west operation, the approach to runway 30 takes the planes very close to Brickell.

Truth Matters
5 months ago

Hardly ever.

James S
5 months ago

They were landing on runway 30 most of the day today. It gets used for arrivals about 50 percent of the time.

Anonymous
5 months ago

259 units seems extremely low for 82 floors and no mention of office/hotel

Anonymous
5 months ago

overlooked the 50K commercial space

Not Anonymous
5 months ago

They are probably big apartments

RockForLife
5 months ago

A super tower in NYC being planned will have only 1 Suite pet floor, so this does not seem unusual any more.

RockForLife
5 months ago

Per floor, not pet floor.

Anonymous
5 months ago

maybe the pets have their own floors

Retired Pilot
5 months ago

Not sure why the FAA has the limit so low. Most of brickell is not under any direct flight paths of commercial travel, even for emergencies. So 1,500ft+ should be a possibility.

Miami Winning
5 months ago

Keep going taller and taller!

Anonymous
5 months ago

Keep dreaming and dreaming!

Fern
5 months ago

There are buildings with a tenth the stories of this that have the same number of residential units. When will something be built for the people who live, work, and raise their families here and not something for millionaires and billionaires to hide their stolen wealth in?

Richy Rich
5 months ago

Their wealth is hard earned.

MEAN MACHINE
5 months ago

Developers who have the money build these towers for people who can afford them.. there is nothing you or I can do about that. Big money makes money and expressing emotional concerns about how millionaires and billionaires they spend their money is futile.

Anonymous
5 months ago

that is capitalism for you

Anonymous
5 months ago

Plenty of cheapshit apt buildings getting slapped up in Dania, Hollywood, North Miami, South Dade….. TNM rarely covers them, and if Fern Sixpack keeps looking for cheap homes in places like Brickell then he deserves futility.

Anonymous
5 months ago

Build baby build!

IHateBrokerBabble
5 months ago

They can eat all their meals across the street at Salt Bae’s reasonably priced steakhouse

Not Anonymous
5 months ago

it is more affordable than Costco

Michael
5 months ago

Will be interesting to see how the entrance to parking is designed when completed. Either street they do it on will create major backup of traffic.

Anonymous
5 months ago

Sucks for drivers.

Steve
5 months ago

Now it just seems that we can’t break 1049. Why is there a cap? We should be trying to break that record like ny not build 10 buildings with the same height.

New York NY
5 months ago

NYC – 111 West 57th Street Supertall Tower

Anonymous
5 months ago

This will block Cipriani’s views completely…..

Truth Matters
5 months ago

It will enhance it

Duh
5 months ago

Lmao how? They aren’t directly next to each other. A few blocks down

Ummm
5 months ago

They’re not even close to each other.

Anonymous
5 months ago

they are literally half a mile away

Anonymous
5 months ago

Exactly. Not close at all when talking about a dense area like Brickell.

Terry
5 months ago

Cipriani will be 4 blocks & one ave away. Affected will be closer buildings. 1010. Sls lux. Flatiron. PLAZA.

Ciparoo
5 months ago

Barf. How about some housing for the people who actually need it

Anonymous
5 months ago

Well, get to building some!

Shawn Kouri
5 months ago

I need to see actual renderings please

Anonymous
5 months ago

How can you see renderings if they don’t exist yet?

nutella
5 months ago

render deez

Anonymous
5 months ago

nuts