Bentley Residences Tower Will Be ‘A Diamond They Can See All The Way From Cuba,’ Developer Says

Gil Dezer and architect Charles M. Sieger have revealed more details about the new Bentley Residences tower planned in Sunny Isles.

In an interview with Dolce Magazine, the tower is made to sound like Porsche Design Tower 2.0, with a number of significant improvements over the first tower.

Here are some of the new details revealed by Dezer and Sieger:

Silver, diamond-like triangulated glass windows that can be seen ‘all the way from Cuba’

The tower will be covered with triangulated glass pushed in three inches to create a diamond-like effect. Fifty per cent of the building will be covered with reflective silver.

Dezer said the windows will “make a statement.” He has already spent $300,000 on a full mockup to ensure that it can be built.

The diamond-like glass will “be a diamond that they can see all the way from Cuba when the sun hits on it,” Dezer said. “It’s going to be amazing.”

 

Improved car elevators and garages

Just like in Porsche Design Tower, the new Bentley tower will have a “Dezervator” that brings cars directly to apartments.

The difference: There will now be four car elevators serving four units, compared to one elevator serving two units at the Porsche tower.

Each unit will now have a four-car garage, instead of two at the Porsche tower.

The car elevator itself will run at 800 feet per minute. The developer had to actually slow them down from 900 feet per minute since they were faster than passenger elevators, Dezer said.

Pools on balconies will be getting better

The Bentley tower will have pools on balconies that have been improved so that they don’t block the view of the ocean (there were complaints that the pools on the balconies blocked views at the Porsche tower).

The pools on the balcony will now be sunken allowing owners to see the ocean from their condo. “It’s never been done before,” Dezer said. “It’s going to be very cool”

The location of the pool will also be moved to further open up the view.

Each balcony will be huge, ranging in size from 1,100 feet to 1,800 feet – the size of a New York City apartment, according to Dezer.

There will be outdoor kitchens and outdoor showers on the balconies. Each unit will also have an indoor sauna.

Sieger said that the developer will build a “back-pressure pocket” on the upper-level balconies to make them more usable.

A secondary layer of glass will capture the air, and force it to go around the corner and leak elsewhere.

“The air could be blowing at 40 or 50 miles per hour outside, but you can still smoke a cigarette on your balcony, because there’s no wind,” Sieger said.

 

‘After this one, we’re going to have a hard time outdoing ourselves’

Dezer said it will be difficult to top the Bentley tower thanks to  over-the-top features that will make the building “iconic.”

“When you tell people, ‘Hey, I live in the Bentley tower,’ people will understand. They’ll ask, ‘Is that the one with the diamonds sparkling?’ Everybody will know where you live.”

The tower itself will be the tallest in Sunny Isles, rising 749 feet above sea level.

Construction will begin in 2023, with completion in 2026.

 

 

 

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POLO
1 month ago

How about the Toyota Corolla Tower in Hialeah? Can they see that tower from Cuba as well? LOL

Anonymous
1 month ago

WTF! Stupid comment!

Anonymous
1 month ago

WTF! Stupid comment on a not so stupid sarcastic comment!

Anonymous
1 month ago

Dale!

Anonymous
1 month ago

no toyota corolla in hialeah, papi hialeah no tacky, hialeah classy and speeks da bess engliszs in miami dade county

Anonymous
1 month ago

they’re gonna have Santa’s enchanted forest there now. Its going to be luxurious than Doral could ever dream of.

Anonymous
1 month ago

yes papi santa’s enchanted forest coming to hialeah park

Anonymous
1 month ago

lmfao !! Great

Anonymous
1 month ago

What a gorgeous tower.
I’d love to see dynamic designs like this downtown

Anonymous
1 month ago

It is going to looking the Trump Towers further south. Just a clone of Porsche.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Atleast we’re getting the Aston Martin tower downtown

Anonymous
1 month ago

there are some nice high rises in this neighborhood, they need to demolish those ordinary strip malls across the street and build some upscale restaurants and stores.

Anonymous
1 month ago

They had Wolfie Cohen’s NY Deli RASCAL HOUSE there but not enough damn sense to appreciate it. Going steadily downhill.

Anonymous
1 month ago

This is where senior citizens lined up for those “oily boid” dinners. The “low fat low cholesterol” Rascal cheesecake shortened many lifespans lol.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Not even 800 feet tall and you can see it from Cuba???

Yet Another Anonymous
1 month ago

Not even from Bahamas accounting for some height at each end and light refraction.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Are you for real? It’s called hyperbole, and a bad example at that.

Anonymous
1 month ago

You can’t see it from Cuba, the Earth is round not flat.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Actually, neither. It’s a geoid.

Anonymous
1 month ago

You are in Miami, earth is flat, covid is a myth and trump is a good president

Anonymous
1 month ago

You are in Biden’s America. Trump doesn’t live in your head rent-free, the 2020 elections were foolproof, and Jeffery Epstein committed suicide under 24/7 surveillance.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Will this be in the marketing pitch….Views of Cuba?

Anonymous
1 month ago

…even better their pitch is that the poor under represented and overruled people of Cuba can now see the “diamond shaped” reflective glass panels that will be stuck onto a regurgitated design. Like a shiny diamond cylindrical siren warning people; “only really broke people live here, don’t bother them”

Anonymous
1 month ago

Do people still smoke cigarettes??

Anonymous
1 month ago

VAPENATION!

Anonymous
1 month ago

Gil’s back in the 1950s on this.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Those balconies are bigger than my current Miami apartment lol

NYC Loves Miami
1 month ago

As soon as I seen this beautiful tower, I knew it was going to be built in Sunny Isles. Scrolled down…nuff said.

Anonymous
1 month ago

It looks like Porsche Design 2.0.

Guess they’ll fix all the problems from 1.0?

Anonymous
1 month ago

You obviously didn’t read the article

Anonymous
1 month ago

From above:

“ In an interview with Dolce Magazine, the tower is made to sound like Porsche Design Tower 2.0, with a number of significant improvements over the first tower.”

Improvements = fixing problems.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Obviously, the new will be better than the old. Hello? The world moves forward, not backwards with new technologies and human progress. What do you suggest, we go backwards and make the building worse than the the original Porsche tower?

Anonymous
1 month ago

He’s saying what it LOOKS LIKE. Another. SSDD.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Is Gil a flat-earther? Otherwise, I’d love to hear his explanation on how this is visible from Cuba.

Anonymous
1 month ago

I love ArX Solutions renderings. Soooooo cooooool POV.

Anonymous
1 month ago

I thought the rendering are hideous for such a sophisticated design.

Anonymous
1 month ago

I like the rendering.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Watch prices of Porsche Tower condos begin to fall with this new guy in town. Over priced gets more realistically priced as folks move on.

Anonymous
1 month ago

There’s a building in London that would set things on fire from the intense reflection. Can’t wait to see what the miami tropical sun can do

Anonymous
1 month ago

I’m more for remembering when the Thunderbird had LIVE flamingos out front. On the left side. In a tall chain link fence. Back when we could still call it North Miami Beach. With Vegas style motels constantly outdoing each other. Before the drug crowd moved in and destroyed the strip. And paradise.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Vulgarity in every superlative.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Truth.

Anonymous
1 month ago

This isn’t architecture this is just gluttony in poor taste, as disgusting and bloated as the fool building it

Anonymous
1 month ago

How about spicing up that hideous, dark, drab , dull, depressing gray on the front??? A charcoal Tower??? Goes all the way up. Who’s idea was that? No sparkling silver there. Diamonds turned back into coal? Or an architect who wrecked his Bentley? This is not going to sell the place as quickly (or at all) as an ocean aqua or bright teal that screams “Come to Me.” “I’m YOUR place.” But only if you have the money. Or credit. Did we forget the Tower IS on the ocean?

Anonymous
1 month ago

And not too close so you don’t shake those towers on either side from heavy construction from jack hammers and pile drivers. Don’t want another Champlain Towers South and all the excuses so called engineers dream up to explain why folks lost their homes and died.

Michael
1 month ago

It looks like a penis going into a vagina. These people must design these buildings during sex.

Anonymous
1 month ago

yes…….

Anonymous
1 month ago

Why waiting until 2023 to start a project like this well 2026 is not right the corner

Anonymous
1 month ago

Tacky crap

Anonymous
1 month ago

This entire article screams… This is what the Porsche should have been but we ended up experimenting on the original buyers who can now look on as their units diminish in value. #AnotherDezerPhallus

Anonymous
1 month ago

WE?

Anonymous
1 month ago

I think you have been drinking by your assumptions that Porsche design towers units are diminishing in value. They are not. There is enough room for both even if the newer is superior.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Mira que la gente aqui come mierda! Carajo! No tienen mas nada que hacer?

Anonymous
1 month ago

Where’s the barf emoji?

Anonymous
1 month ago

🤮