Miami Commissioners Vote To Move Forward With 3-Tower Hyatt Development, Including Supertall

Miami commissioners voted on Thursday to move forward with a referendum that would allow three towers to be build on the downtown Miami Hyatt Regency property, according to the Herald.

If voters approve in the November election, Hyatt and development partner Gencom will demolish the Hyatt Regency and replace it with a megaproject.

The commission vote was 4-1. Commissioner Joe Carollo was the only one of five members who voted against allowing the voter referendum, claiming he was concerned about traffic.

The project is planned to include three towers: a 95-story, 1,049-foot supertall, and two 61-stoy towers.

The combined project will have:

  • 1,796 residential units (of which 264 will be serviced apartments)
  • 615 hotel keys
  • 188,000 square feet of gross event space (90,000 square feet net)
  • 1,096 parking spaces

The developers told The Next Miami in May that if the referendum passes, construction is expected to begin in 2025.

 

 



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Joe CARollo
12 days ago

Vote me out of office!

William
12 days ago

He’s so dumb

Qtip
12 days ago

He probably wanted a kick back or was trying to hold the deal hostage for some other thing he wanted. Cause the traffic is already a nightmare lols.

Joe CARollo
12 days ago

I want more parking but I’m very concerned a out traffic…why are you laughing?

Anonymous
12 days ago

You’re really logical CARollo… no wonder you’re a member of the commissioners.

gtfoh…

Anonymous
12 days ago

That’s why there should be an age limit to be office.

Anonymous
12 days ago

Who votes for this mentaly challenge Carollo?

Anonymous
12 days ago

He is nearly universally loved by the older Cuban-American population in Miami.

Anonymous
12 days ago

Or people voting against whatever Ken Russell-tier soyboy is challenging him.

Anonymous
11 days ago

Ken Russell will be missed on our commission when he’s in Congress. He’s often the only sane member of this commission.

Anonymous
12 days ago

Lol, Joe Carollo is concerned about traffic, yet he voted against parking reductions. I guess he didn’t get a bribe for this project.

Anonymous
11 days ago

That’s par for the course for these corrupt Cuban mafïa officials.

Anon
12 days ago

This one is a ways out. But by 2030 Miami is going to be epic.

Al Anon
12 days ago

Miami could have 4-5 supertalls finished by then!

Qtip
12 days ago

4-5? try 5-10…..if not more!

Wtf
12 days ago

Crazy joe talking about traffic but wanting a tunnel for teslas

Anonymous
12 days ago

Every time Carollo and the rest of these city and county commissioners see Genting and Musk representatives, they go into an hypnotic spell.

Anonymous
12 days ago

How ANORMAL is this Carollo!?!? Concerned about traffic, but let’s do absolutely nothing meaningful to improve it.

Anonymous
12 days ago

Why do voters have to approve this project?!

Anonymous
12 days ago

Because you haven’t presented your idea yet.

Anonymous
12 days ago

Miami law requires that land being sold or leased by the city be put up for an open bidding process so that any developer has an equal shot to get the land. The vote is to ask voters if the City can bypass that open bidding law and just award the lease/sale to the single company that wants to buy or lease it.

Anonymous
12 days ago

Seeing as the fastest timeline for this build-out is post 2030, lets just give it the go-ahead and get moving amiright

Anonymous
12 days ago

Wow. Thank you.

JoeBlows
12 days ago

The same Carollo that wants to turn Virginia Key into a hobo shantytown. That douchebag has got to go.

Nope
12 days ago

Joe must go , this clown is always concerned about everything

Antennae
12 days ago

By 2025 another study will be conducted, voted on and re-configured and re-designed.

Anonymous
11 days ago

Miami Soaring.

Hector Camps
10 days ago

Hyatt Regency Miami/ James L. Knight Center, when it opened in 1982, was a good contribution to Miami and the river front. The Miami River is hot and really needs to continue its river front development. One day soon we will have a fully activated river front. If you need a president to what a good river front access looks like, see San Antonio riverwalk. I applaud that the Hyatt group is investing in Miami, thank you. I, and the PHI Cubed organization supports this project.