Melo Group Says New 60-Story Tower With 824 Units ‘Coming Soon’

Melo Group has announced that it will soon begin a 60-story tower next to its 53-story Downtown 5th towers, according to Miami Today.

The new tower will have 824 units and is “coming soon,” the developer said.

It was previously known as Downtown 6th. Renderings have not yet been released.

Melo said its 58-story, 560-unit Downtown 1st is on track for completion in November 2022.

Melo’s Urban22 with 441 apartments and a masked parking garage is expected to be completed in January or February 2023.

The developer’s Aria Reserve with twin 62-story towers just broke ground, with the south tower expected to be completed in 2024 and the north tower in 2025. 95% of units in the south tower are already reserved, and 50% of units in the north tower are reserved,

 

Foundation work at Melo’s Aria Reserve last week:


Downtown 6th is planned on the vacant lot next to Downtown 5th:

(photo: Melo Group)

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Joe CARollo
16 days ago

Just pure domination these guys don’t message around!! Much needed rental inventory in key areas not matter how you feel about the quality at the end of the day.

Joe CARollo
16 days ago

Mess

Melo is sigma and chad
16 days ago

Based and the okan tower block is going to be super dense.

Truth Matters
16 days ago

Hope Okan breaks ground soon.
My champagne s been chilling

Anonymous
15 days ago

They had the groundbreaking ceremony today!😱😱😱

Anonymous
16 days ago

Soon will probably mean today😱😅

Rocky
16 days ago

Keep building Melo!

T G
16 days ago

Another gold star for Melo. We need more of these buildings like these. Downtown 5th turned out great. Few kinks when it opened, but perfection since.

We definitely don’t need anymore superlux $2M+ condos.

Anonymous
16 days ago

“We?”

Anonymous
16 days ago

Downtown 5th turned out great? Perfection? Literally two of the biggest eyesore towers imaginable.

Anonymous
16 days ago

“We definitely don’t need anymore superlux $2M+ condos”

That’s like saying “WE” definitely don’t need anymore Rolls Royce’s in the city and county.

Anonymous
15 days ago

Sorry, Miami is a luxury city and will become even more so in the decades to come. You want a city with ugly, low quality buildings, move elsewhere. There are plenty of places that fit the bill.

Anon
16 days ago

Ohhhh shiiit

Azarius
16 days ago

Been waiting on this one for a while but Im anxious to see the design being next to O

Anonymous
16 days ago

Holy crap, the Miami Worldcenter area is going to be very dense. This is soooo exciting!

Anonymous
16 days ago

That’s why I keep saying “Miami need to start building a resort casino now!”

Anonymous
16 days ago

Absolutely!!!

Anonymous
16 days ago

That’s why I say we need better public transportation!

Anonymous
16 days ago

Or more office towers and corporate jobs!

white flight
15 days ago

this is the most pertinent comment so far….the above guys playing a messed up version of SIM city dont get it….

Hello
16 days ago

We need okan

Anonymous
16 days ago

This tower will be completed before the unveiling

Ayo
16 days ago

I hope they make an effort to compliment that beautiful historic church on the pedestrian level.

Anonymous
16 days ago

Hopefully they won’t demolish it

Anon
16 days ago

It’s a landmarked building that can’t be demolished and is currently undergoing renovations.

Anonymous
16 days ago

Considering Downtown 5th ruins most views of it, I am skeptical.

Anonymous
16 days ago

Yeah.. considering that this church sold the land to Melo and Okan to build their towers it’s likely that only this church has the power to demolish their building.

Anon
16 days ago

Given that this is Miami, I’m just happy the building is being preserved at all….

Tropics
16 days ago

Melo comes fast,,,pun intended

Jesus
16 days ago

I love all this development. It’s amazing.

YEET
16 days ago

Melo isn’t playing around!! Let’s go!!

Anonymous
16 days ago

As long as it looks more like Aria, or at least Downtown 1st, and blocks views of Downtown 5th, I’m all for it.

Anonymous
15 days ago

Agreed. Downtown 5th looks so fucking cheap.

Anonymous
15 days ago

Okay, you guys have really hurt our feelings, we’ll start using Arquitectonica to design our buildings from now on.

Juan M. Gutierrez
15 days ago

Less Spence building will be the right moral & clever future for the mostly future immigration & the actual here; beside the very expensive one for very or high income people. State land or county one provide with all vacant forest or semi partially wetland that only produce mosquitoes& garbage damping, who owners of this vacant land pay taxes & having not easy ways to develop their own lands due to too many regulation, money& time

Melo, a true giga Chad
13 days ago

I feel like this might block Okan Tower’s limited ocean view.

Pi Space
15 days ago

How much do we believe a 2 bedroom condo with a high floor east view be? Will they permit short term rentals?

Anonymous
15 days ago

“How much do we believe a 2 bedroom condo with a high floor east view be?”

How much do “we” think… wtf?

Pi Space
15 days ago

$1500 per square foot…

anon alcohol
12 days ago

half occupied at all times and many airBnBs…book it based meng……just like the rest of them with the “NOW LEASING” signs down the side…..

Anonymous
12 days ago

Melo = g/h-e-t-t-o

Paranoid Android
11 days ago

Looks very basic but OK.

RiverMan
16 days ago

That’s a very cool design – the bottom is old euro fashion

SurfsideKid
14 days ago

Yay!!
I’m so glad they talked about sustainability. 😜

Anonymous
16 days ago

Okan should be breaking ground tomorrow! Their team has been on the site setting up today

Melo is sigma and chad
16 days ago

They’re dragging their feet on the lot in front of publix though, my poor melo been hanging out with mana

Anonymous
16 days ago

Melo please STOP!!!

Anon
16 days ago

That really sucks for OKAN.

Anonymous
16 days ago

lol as if they didn’t know if the plan already. Okan brilliantly put condo units right at the top so only hotel units will be obstructed and Okan will rise above all the surrounding buildings so it doesn’t suck, it just makes Okan toward a true luxury urban tower!

Anon
16 days ago

No, it really sucks.

Melo’s tower is going to be taller than Downtown 5th (500′). Assuming it’s roughly 600′, and knowing that Okan is 890′ (we’ll round to 900′) that means TWO THIRDS of the entire tower will be blocked by Melo’s tower.

That’s the entirety of the Hilton Hotel, and part of the condo units.

BRILLIANT STRATEGY!

Anonymous
16 days ago

As long as Downtown 6th doesn’t look like Downtown S**t.

Anon
16 days ago

People are quick to downvote but these numbers are nothing but facts. One-third of Okan will be completely blocked.

Sorry, but it’s true.

Anon
16 days ago

***2/3

Anonymous
15 days ago

^
Gee, I wonder why developers ever got interested in developing places like New York City, Toronto, Hong Kong, Tokyo, or Chicago?

anon
16 days ago

OKAN is not building anything yet.

Mmmm
16 days ago

Okan is getting boxed in. Lol

Anonymous
16 days ago

The condo units will rise above all though, the hotel units don’t need great views.

Anonymous
16 days ago

Yep.. if anyone comes to Miami just to sit on their ass in a hotel room, then they are wasting their time and money.

Melo is sigma and chad
16 days ago

funny thing is alot of people do, do that

Anonymous
16 days ago

^
And you know those people?

Rob
12 days ago

No. Pretty sure he doesn’t. But he is right. A lot of people do that. From a person that has worked in hotels for 20 years. True and sad. Primarily cruisers do that.

Anon
16 days ago

Two-thirds of the building will be obstructed.

Anonymous
15 days ago

So? NYC buildings are all instructed by others and still iconic.

Anonymous
15 days ago

“instructed? I think you meant “obstructed.”

Anonymous
15 days ago

Heck, not only in NYC but also Rio de Janeiro, Mexico City, São Paulo, Shanghai, Tokyo, Hong Kong, or Toronto, just to name a few other places.

wheaties
12 days ago

these glass boxes built on the cheap materials and labor are nowhere near iconic…and miami doesnt have enough history to be iconic….