Miami Produce Center Gets First Approval From Board

Miami’s Planning, Zoning and Appeals Board voted yesterday to approve the Miami Produce Center Special Area Plan.

According to the submittal, the project will include:

  • 1,237 rental apartments
  • 227 hotel rooms
  • 230,886 square feet of office space
  • 128,971 square feet of commercial space
  • 22,176 square feet of educational uses
  • 1,094 parking spaces, mostly buried in two levels underground
  • 57,129 square feet of civic space
  • Around 1,355,467 square feet of development, up to a maximum of 2,877,288 square feet of FAR

Bjarke Ingles Group is the architect.

The project will now be sent to the city commission for final approval.

The full development plan is below.

 

 

 

 

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Joel

Best project in Miami rn. Let’s goooo

Anonymous

I wouldn’t say the best, but certainly great for the area.

Anonymous

The best for working class people. Not millionaires.

Polo

In the last render, it looks like a scene from a science fiction movie.

Anonymous

Great to see another transit oriented project.

Anonymous

Love this project!

Anonymous

What!!!.. no boo-hooing about parking yet?

Anonymous

If what they say is true, mostly underground, then that’s a plus.

Anonymous

But it’s near a Metrorail stop.

Ricardo Bofill

These are very glorified schematic images. These look very much like the Super Block Housing Projects of Caracas in the 1960’s or worse yet Soviet Housing on stilts. The next round of design will be critical. BIG will need to incorporate design criteria principles that work best in sub-tropical climate.

Downtowner

Totally agree. Brutalist at best, lack of scale, seems like an interplanetary jail

Anonymous

This fantastic project is the result of talented architects and smart developers not having to deal with stupid height restrictions or a whole bunch of bored upper east side old fart white retiree acting like the own the city.

Anonymous

please, lots more to life than height.

Anonymous

Why do you have to bring race into this??

Anonymous

Because unfortunately, predominantly white coastal neighborhoods have played a big role in Miami’s (and Ft. Lauderdale’s Victoria Park) Urban cores redevelopment. They have the time and the money to aggressively to “convince” our commissioners to stop any project they consider will affect their property values.
Do you want specific examples? I have tons of them

Anonymous

again race is not needed. also when you start with ‘predominantly’ usually better left unsaid.

ao7777777

Co-Living finally coming to Miami!!!

Anonymous

Ummmmm….. X Miami has co-living

Anonymous

Literally Pie in the Sky. buildings held by 12 storey tall columns??
will be so expensive to build that to justify costs they will have to charge rents that no one could afford rents there.
never will get built.

Potential

This project would work well in Little River.

Anonymous

Bjarke IngeLs

MIami305

Not Bueno!!! When I saw Miami Produce Center I was thinking an open space market (kind of like the one they do on Sundays on Lincoln Rd) with people selling fresh products, fruits, vegetables…kind of like La Boqueria Food Market in Barcelona, Spain.