Developer Signs Utilities Deal For Block E Expansion At Worldcenter

A developer at Miami Worldcenter has completed a deal with Miami Dade’s Water and Sewer Department to allow for an expansion called Block E.

According to the agreement recorded yesterday, Miami Worldcenter Block E Phase 1 will include:

  • 18,750 square feet of full service restaurant
  • 45,000 square feet of office

The new building will be located along the Seventh Street Promenade, a map shows.

Mark Lapidus signed the utilities agreement on behalf of MWC Block E LLC. Lapidus is reportedly WeWork’s former head of real estate.

 

Older renderings showing Block E:

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Downtowner
26 days ago

Big win for Miami, we need more and more expansions unti the whole Miami is walkable and connected without empty lots. But a subway system would help alleviating the traffic…

Tico
26 days ago

A subway system (as in underground) is too costly in Miami due to the watertable. We already have a great metromover system that should have been upgraded decades ago to increase speed and capacity.

Anonymous
26 days ago

We have MetroRAIL for that, without the need to increase speed and capacity, but decades ago “elected” officials squandered the penny tax for it.

anonymous
26 days ago

you dont need a subway in a place that constantly has flooding issues and you’d hit the watertable. They just need to expand the metro mover and that would be just as good as a subway (i personally think better because the subway system in NYC smells terrible and at least with metromover you do get a breeze in the stations)

Anonymous
26 days ago

I agree. Say what you want to say, but for those coming from other cities like NYC, the metromover is like a ride at Disneyworld, efficient, scenic, annd enjoyable.

Anon
26 days ago

Elevated metros are the best thing ever. Still remember when the Medellín metro got constructed, was amazing to view the city and skyline from new heights.

Brickelite
26 days ago

Park West is becoming amazing😍😍😚

Downtowner
26 days ago

Park West is the best!

Miamior
26 days ago

Glad to see Worldcenter become a standout spot for fun and tourism! Having places to visit by the metro mover is fantastic. I’ll always prefer living in Brickell, but this definitely improves downtown and its connections, starting from the Miami River and spreading out, making Miami a walkable urban paradise.” 🏙️ 🌴

Marilou
26 days ago

I am sure once this area is fully activated, many will prefer this over Brickell because it will be more walkable, with more parks and entertainment options.

Anonymous
26 days ago

Brickell will add more parks and entertainment options, as fast as downtown can build places to live. Both will thrive together, always getting better at the same rate, wa-la!

Get real
25 days ago

Where?! There is no space for parks in Brickell.

Anonymous
25 days ago

Marti Park, spanning 9 acres along the waterfront, is undergoing a redesign to parallel similar urban developments such as the downtown Overtown Underdeck project.

Similarly, Miami Circle Park is being expanded to better serve bay-front residents.

Simpson Park, a natural preserve, provides a window into the region’s original ecosystem, amidst the thriving city landscape.

Master planning for a plethora of park-focused plots along 2nd Avenue is underway, leading to the development of numerous new parks like Southside Park, aimed at balancing increased density.

Moreover, construction of new segments of the River Walk is in progress, alongside ongoing efforts to protect and rejuvenate other existing parks.

Anonymous
26 days ago

If Miami is so walkable, you wouldn’t be taking the a transportation system designed for airports.

Tony
26 days ago

Brickell and Park West folks will soon be able to enjoy each others nightlife

Downtowner
26 days ago

😍😍😍

Anonymous
26 days ago

What about the Worldcenter folks?

Marilou
26 days ago

Worldcenter is literally in Park West so it’s the same thing.

Anonymous
25 days ago

Why dilute both by saying they’re the same thing. Both have their own value and sound appealing! Can’t wait to see both grow.

Anon
26 days ago

A WeWork is a good fit for this area! Looking forward to more office

Melo is sigma and Chad
26 days ago

late 2026 this area will be rivaling brickell.

Downtowner
26 days ago

Not rivaling but complementing each other❤️

Nancy B.
26 days ago

Park West will be more walkable and with more attractions rather than just restaurants. I think it will be better than Brickell.

Brickellary
26 days ago

Brickell offers more than its world-class dining scene; it features shopping, Class A office towers, river walk promenades, and is surrounded on three sides by water—resembling a peninsula with the Miami River, Biscayne Bay, and the Atlantic Ocean. It even includes a connected island among its unique attributes. There’s no need for comparisons; these areas complement each other, especially with the exciting development of the new Miami River Walk. I adore downtown and its diverse sections. This is going to be fantastic!

Anonymous
26 days ago

I agree minus the world class dinning. Sexy fish and others do not count as world class

Marilou
26 days ago

Park West has more to offer though, better located, wider sidewalks, parks and more entertainment. The fine dining is also coming along with office space. I agree that both will be great locations but I think this was better designed and it’s better located donuts a winner for me over Brickell.

Anon
25 days ago

Fools. There are markets you can tap into that aren’t directly next to you—and that you don’t depend on.

Parkwest is the best
26 days ago

Sorry but brickell views suck, park west has the best views in miami!!!

Anonymous
26 days ago

Brickell views are amazing and of course I will favor what I have! We can all like our own views, without comparing them to others people.

Anonymous
26 days ago

Hi ChatGPT.

Anon
26 days ago

What riverwalk

Anonymous
25 days ago

Master-planned developments like River District Brickell, nearing completion, will link the Miami River Walk on both the Brickell and Downtown sides, enhancing it with eateries, retail options, and spacious promenades.

As momentum grows, projects like Hyatt, Lofty, Baccarat, and others will further enrich the riverwalk experience.

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Anonymous
25 days ago

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Rob
26 days ago

I agree a 100% with you. This mentality in Miami, but mine is better, its annoying and childish, It is the same city. Both districts will be very similar, in my opinion. Brickell, the same as MWC will rely on the rest of the city and tourism, these two neighborhood would not be able to be what they are it it wasn’t by everyone coming and using their amenities.

Nancy B.
26 days ago

What will happen to the soccer field at MWC? Will it be put in a podium or will it become another building?

Ghetto
26 days ago

As depicted in released renderings / plans – the soccer field will be elevated on to the roof of another parking structure along with the dog park – connected via a bridge

Anono
26 days ago

I don’t recall seeing that picture but they definitely have to do something. It looks terrible right now and is a waste of space.

Anon
26 days ago

Just google “Miami Worldcenter” click “images” and then scroll down and look at the images.

Madison
25 days ago

Imteresting!

Anon
26 days ago

Little Havana east is winning!

Anon
26 days ago

Little Havana is west of Brickell – on the other side of the metrorail.

Deja
26 days ago

You mean Little Havana is west of I95 and Riverside, just west of 12 Avenue. Both, quit playing 😂

Anonymous
26 days ago

Riverside is technically west of I-95 and east of SW 8th Avenue, north of Calle Ocho, and south of the Miami River (i.e., “East Little Havana). To the west is Riverview and Lawrence Estate Land Co. (“Riverside Heights”), but I suppose you can call up to SW 17th Avenue Riverside. Everywhere else up to NW 27th Avenue is full of neat and interesting neighborhoods, all part of the Greater Little Havana area.

Anonymous
25 days ago

That’s what I meant. It’s west of both I95 followed by Riverside:

Little Havana-Riverside-[I95]-Brickell-Brickell Key

Anonymous
26 days ago

East of I95 is Brickell.

Pol
24 days ago

for sure and it dose not floods as much and with in walking distance to the three locations in discussion but it needs higher density. Great area for housing.