Okan Tower On Track For June Groundbreaking, Completion 2026

Okan Tower remains on track to begin construction within months, its developer announced yesterday.

According to a press release by Okan, groundbreaking is set for June. There was strong sales momentum at Okan Tower in March, with over $39 million in sales in 30 days, the release said.

Completion is scheduled for 2026.

Upon completion, Okan Tower will rise 70 stories and 902 feet in the air, making it one of Miami’s tallest, the developer said.

A panel event took place at the Okan Tower sales center on March 30, where architect Robert Behar of Behar Font & Partners spoke.

Both Behar and Okan Group have Turkish backgrounds, and the design of the tower is said to pay homage to the national flower of Turkey, the tulip.

The design of the tower folds inwards at the top, resembling a closed tulip bud before its petals have bloomed.

Developer Bekir Okan wanted to ensure that the building’s design would be an “instant iconic image for Miami,” according to Behar.

“The rounded top, for instance, is a bit of rarity that we don’t see that often, and Mr. Okan always felt it was important for the design when others may have tended to try and save on the construction elements,” Behar said.

Okan Tower will include 163 residential condo units, 236 short-term rental residences managed by Hilton, and a Hilton hotel.

 

(photo: Robert Behar, Principal of Behar Font & Partners, architect of Okan Tower)

(“Unfolding the Layers of Luxury” Panel Event Okan Tower)

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Anonymous
1 month ago

“The design of the tower folds inwards at the top, resembling a closed tulip bud before its petals have bloomed.”

I’m other words, the Miami penis won’t be circumcised.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Just how I like it

Anonymous
1 month ago

Most definitely

Anonymous
1 month ago

It would more representative of the Latino heritage than the Turkish heritage then😉

Anonymous
1 month ago

Notwithstanding religious minorities, secular male circumcision pushed by hospitals on infant males is mutilation and frankly criminal.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Boy bye.

Love them cut
1 month ago

Speak for urself bud

Melo is sigma and chad
1 month ago

Okay then when are they filing for construction permits and a utility deal. I want this project to happen because it provides density to northern downtown.

Anonymous
1 month ago

North and West!👍

Miami Winning
1 month ago

Miami Winning and Winning!

Anonymous
1 month ago

AND WINNING!!!

Anonymous
1 month ago

Omg it’s really happening😱😱😱😱

Anonymous
1 month ago

This will be a catalyst for so many more projects, especially further west!

Anonymous
1 month ago

And further north!

Brent
1 month ago

As much as we all anticipate a bunch of 1000 footers, I am glad we will have a few 900 footers added to the mix, as well. I want height, I want density and I want way more mass transit. I doubt this is a unique desire. Go Miami!!!

Bob
1 month ago

World’s largest phallic structure

Anonymous
1 month ago

Yeah, every time I see the render I see a huge di-ck!

Anonymous
1 month ago

Hardly, lurk more.

Anonymous
1 month ago

The best part is that when they shine the light up top it’ll look like it’s blowing a load into the sky! Miami winning!!!

Not Anonymous
1 month ago

Then it will empregnate the sky

Anonymous
1 month ago

They need to make more renderings of the different angles of the tower and the ground level design

Anonymous
1 month ago

And with surrounding buildings

Tony Fiorentino
1 month ago

Direct prison view

Anonymous
1 month ago

It’s a federal prison, many of the people inside could buy the whole building.

Melo is sigma and chad
1 month ago

Yeah its not the county prision, plus Melo’s towers block most of the prision view anyways.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Melo’s towers LOOK more like a prison than the prison itself.

Not Anonymous
1 month ago

At least they provide relatively affordable housing

Anonymous
1 month ago

“Melo’s towers LOOK more like a prison than the prison itself”

And haven’t you noticed that after all the put down of Melo towers that you and others do, they are still filled to the brim with people renting units in them?

Anonymous
1 month ago

Melo built like 10+ buildings during all these years of delays with Okan lol

Anonymous
1 month ago

These Turkish losers are not from Miami and they have no idea what they’re doing with this project so of course it’s taken forever

Anonymous
1 month ago

Turks smell awful despite how many Turkish baths they take

Not Anonymous
1 month ago

I’d like to see you build a condo tower next to a prison and launch it successfully.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Those Turks and the mayor should be in prison for all the backdoor deals and kickbacks that they’re engaging in

Anonymous
1 month ago

lol, beer gut Turks with these two fat broads next to them

Anonymous
1 month ago

lol, a couple old hags for these geezers

Anonymous
1 month ago

And they’re rich “beer gut geezers and old hag Turks.”

Anonymous
1 month ago

Turks have a long history of being slow, incompetent, and generally useless. They’re only one notch above the Polish, just look at world war 2 for example

Anonymous
1 month ago

Gee, that means they are people just like you!

Anonymous
1 month ago

I will believe it when I see it.

Pickles
1 month ago

Looks like a giant dildo in the sky. Way to go.

White Hot HEAT
1 month ago

Fudge yea

Diondre Cole
1 month ago

That’s a looooooooong build. Whatsupwitthat?

Anonymous
1 month ago

I don’t think 4 years is a long build

Anonymous
1 month ago

It’s a tall building and of superior quality. I think 4 years is abnormal timeline.

Anonymous
1 month ago

* a normal (not abnormal)🤔😅

Anonymous
1 month ago

Melo could build it in a year and a half.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Not really. Melo builds low-quality apartment towers. Think of Soviet-era buildings that went up overnight. Okan will be the opposite of that.

Anonymous
1 month ago

I’ve never lived in a Soviet-era building nor have I ever lived in any Soviet country, but it seems you have. Anyway, are you telling me (and everybody else for that matter) that it will and should take about three and a half to four years to build this tower?

Anonymous
1 month ago

Yes. Tall building and high quality construction. 3-4 years doesn’t seem crazy at all.

Anonymous
1 month ago

These Turks move more like turtles lol

Anonymous
1 month ago

The Empire State Building was built in 13 months.

Anonymous
1 month ago

That was before all the beer guts and diabetes.

Not Anonymous
1 month ago

with forced labor

Anonymous
1 month ago

^
Um, what?

reality
1 month ago

pls start this asap along with all the others… 2025 deals will make ’08 prices/deals look silly…

Anonymous
1 month ago

I don’t think it will be an ’08 style crash as many more of the properties bought since then were bought with cash, but there will be a market correction coming. And it’ll be before 2025.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Something has to occur… this speculation is crazy.

Conno Sir
1 month ago

OMG
Mojitos on order
This is my favorite project.
So exciting

No more ugly podiums
1 month ago

I threw up a little bit in my mouth when I saw that podium.

Anonymous
1 month ago

you were eating dirty empanadas that’s why you threw up

Anonymous
1 month ago

lol…

Anonymous
1 month ago

Could be worse, although I think it’s just to demonstrate massing. At least its not some crappy mural, assorted sheet metal, or has holes poked in like Swiss cheese. Those are ugly podiums.

Podium hater
1 month ago

We need to start doing underground garages

nonmous
1 month ago

We?

Are you a member of the South Florida developers?