Developer Applies For Permit To Build 54-Story Miami River Tower

The developer of the Miami River project has applied for a construction permit for the first building at the complex.

The application was applied for on May 19, and the full plans were accepted by the city on June 24.

According to the application, the tower will include:

  • 632 residential units, spread over 1,164,143 square feet of space
  • 12,305 square feet of retail on the ground floor

The tower will rise 54 stories, or 643 feet.

Total hard construction cost is estimated to be $205,878,500.

The developer is paying for private provider review of the plans, which is generally much more expensive but also allows for significantly faster approval and construction start.

Meyer Chetrit’s GC Miami River, LLC of New York is listed as the owner on the permit.

GT McDonald is listed as the contractor.

Miami commissioners are also scheduled to vote soon on converting Southwest 3rd Avenue between Southwest 6th Street and Southwest 7th Street in front of the project into a two street.

City staff is recommending approval of the request. A vote is scheduled for July 7.

Michael Dell’s MSD Partners has provided a total of $70 million in financing for the project, including an additional $15 million in pre-construction financing granted in March.

The 4.2 million square foot Miami River project will eventually have 5 phases. According to a completed utilities deal, it will include:

  • 1,678 residential units
  • 330 hotel rooms
  • 196,882-square-feet of retail space
  • 98,040-square-feet of office space
  • 30-slip marina

The two tallest towers are planned to rise 649 feet above sea level.

 


 

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Anonymous
5 months ago

Saw some activity on the site a couple of weeks ago – this area is begging to be developed so stoked especially for a connected riverwalk!!

Shawn Kouri
5 months ago

But no more condos please. More office please.

Anonymous
5 months ago

Where do you think you’re at, the dinner table?

Anonymous G
4 months ago

Fill up 830 Brickell first Shawn.

Anonymous
5 months ago

If this gets built anything like the renderings, it’ll look fantastic at this location.

Anonymous
5 months ago

believe it when I see it.

Anonymous
5 months ago

After reading about this project and waiting years to see anything being done.. I agree with you.

Anonymous
5 months ago

I was wondering what happened to this project… glad to see it’s still on track!

Azarius
5 months ago

This is the project I’ve been waiting on!

Anonymous
5 months ago

Until they’re utility deals I doubt its happening.

Shawn Kouri
5 months ago

Speaking about the part you just mentioned about utilities, well,,,,,,,,,,,,, I wouldn’t say that they have yet to sign utilities deal. I wouldn’t say that. Here’s proof

https://www.thenextmiami.com/chetrit-group-signs-utilities-deal-for-miami-river-project/

Anonymous G
4 months ago

Wow all the way back to 2015.. Sure is taking them along time.

Anonymous
5 months ago

I wish it would really look like this, but, you all know………

Anonymous
5 months ago

But what does phase 1 look like?

Shawn Kouri
5 months ago

Eh-ehem!! I think you’re looking at it! Look at the photos above. I wonder how long it would take to build out the whole thing. It better not be 10 to 25 years, not even 7 to 15.

Anonymous
5 months ago

Phase 1 is probably one building. The shortest and ugliest one. Perhaps just a section of parking podium. Then they will rent it out to the city while they wait to sell off the property. Miami:Where anything goes!

Anonymous
5 months ago

About time. We should have at least got something like this instead for BaccaRAT’s Ass Residences.

Anonymous
5 months ago

“About time. We should have at least got something like this instead for BaccaRAT’s Ass Residences.”

Who is “we”?

Anonymous
5 months ago

The city of Miami.

Shawn Kouri
5 months ago

What rebar? The project is not even built yet

Anonymous
5 months ago

bad joke

Anonymous
5 months ago

This project (as depicted) is to nice to be true. We may end up with a couple of boring square buildings if we are lucky. I have a bad feeling about this one.

Anonymous
4 months ago

Not Melo thank god!

Anonymous
4 months ago

MELO = G/H/E/T/T/O

Anonymous
4 months ago

Nope and you’ll end up fubar as a result, flattened like a pancake

Anonymous
4 months ago

What’s you point in making asinine joke over such a tragedy? What if it had been members of your family? Would you appreciate idiots such as your self making moronic statements? Shame.

Traffic Nightmare!
4 months ago

Traffic nightmare!

Anonymous
4 months ago

Go take a long hike…

Shawn Kouri
5 months ago

What is this mixed use development? I never heard of it

Anonymous
5 months ago

Go back to sleep Shawn just go back to sleep…

Anonymous
4 months ago

you need to go back to sleep with that attitude, calm yourself down

Anonymous
4 months ago

Oh looky, another “Social Defender.”

Anonymous
4 months ago

tf? being a decent human being isnt hard. It’s not being a “social defender”.

Anonymous
4 months ago

^ Sheesshhh!, do you really get butt-hurt that easily?

Anonymous
4 months ago

pls nobody says sheesh anymore

Anonymous
4 months ago

^ And nobody besides you whine about trivial shit anymore either.

Anonymous
4 months ago

Only closet queens.

Anonymous
5 months ago

Coral

Anonymous
5 months ago

Coral gables code enforcement takes kick backs from apt owners, 533 coral way, a dump behind the court house on coral way, ed angelo the owner pays off , over 30 years, hides killer mold. , eith white paint, the sons ed jr and aris steal from renters,

Anonymous
4 months ago

Why are they even building this if it’s just going to fall down like all Florida condos do?!

Anonymous
4 months ago

nope, that’s your job

Anonymous ;-)
4 months ago

Brickell Key hasn’t lost any buildings yet.

anonymous
5 months ago

another Kobi karp amateur-hour design….why hire subpar talent for an important site?

Anonymous
5 months ago

Important site? What’s so important about it? The design is just fine!

Anonymous
5 months ago

large site, on the river, in Brickell, front and center from I95…

Anonymous
5 months ago

Shhhuuudddduuuupppp!!!!!

Anonymous
5 months ago

I thought that it was designed by Stephane Dupoux. KK is probably the production architect, and architect of record.
It is an important site, and I think that the design is fantastic.

Anonymous
5 months ago

Architect wannabe

Anonymous
5 months ago

At least it has curves, and I don’t mean a cigarette box with wavy balconies. The base looks fantastic, and no parking pedestal with LSD murals or random bits of sheet metal, too.