Melo Group is now preparing plans to build a giant apartment complex in Edgewater, newly filed planning documents show.
The new project is being called 17 Plaza. It will be built on the former China Town property near Publix on Biscayne Boulevard. Melo acquired the property for $28 million in 2019.
It will become the biggest project ever for Melo Group, and the biggest ever built in the area by any developer.
There will be a total of 1,178 residential multi-family units at 17 Plaza, along with commercial retail space, the documents state.
The project details were included in platting documents filed with both Miami-Dade County and the City of Miami recently.
The 17 Plaza plat has already been approved by the city, and is set for county review shortly.
Melo has been seeing extremely strong demand for their apartments, which are all located in the downtown Miami area.
In the past few months, Melo completed their Downtown 5th project with 1,042 apartments in two 53-story towers. Both towers were 100% leased when they opened.