Photo: Construction Continues At 60-Story Downtown 1st, Melo Group’s Tallest Ever

Photos show that Melo Group continues to build the foundation this week for their tallest tower ever, Downtown 1st.

The tower will rise 60 stories, or 557 feet above ground – taller than anything ever built by Melo (their 1,042-unit twin0tower Downtown 5th project currently under construction is just under 500 feet)

Downtown 1st is now the eighth tallest tower currently under construction inside city of Miami limits.

The project will include:

  • 560 residential units
  • 2,925 square feet of commercial space
  • 12,930 square feet of office space
  • 453 parking spaces

Downtown 1st is being designed by Melo’s in-house architecture team.

 

 

 

 

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Anonymous
1 month ago

Mana? You there? Wake up!!

Azarius
1 month ago

Don’t stop, Can’t stop…Go Melo Go!!!

Azarius
1 month ago

Bay and Downtown 6th next all before the end of 2022

Anonymous
1 month ago

Haven’t seen renderrigns of downtown 6th

Anonymous
1 month ago

GO MELO, BUID MORE CRAP!!!!

Anonymous
1 month ago

“BUID?”

If you’re going to talk sh!t, please use correct spelling.

Anonymous
1 month ago

TYPO, GO MELO BUILD MORE CRAP!!!!

Anonymous
1 month ago

Buid ? Brilliant

Anonymous
1 month ago

MELO MAMAO!

Anonymous
1 month ago

Thanks to Melo for bringing in thousands of new residents to the former wasteland known as downtown Miami!! Affordable to professionals that work and live here full time.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Melo Group becoming Billionaires.

Azarius
1 month ago

Once they sell the apartment building they are

Anonymous
1 month ago

That’s the exit strategy…. sell building or do a Condo conversion.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Love this project.
Really desperate need to revitalize all parts of the western part of the CBD

Anonymous
1 month ago

More like everything behind the Biscayne Wall.

Anonymous
1 month ago

The only developer who talks and then does stuff

Anonymous
1 month ago

Yes! Melo wins!!

Anonymous
1 month ago

Finished before 2022

Anonymous
1 month ago

And another one…

Anonymous
1 month ago

Dj Khaled is that you?

Anonymous
1 month ago

DeeDee jayyyyyy khaaaaliddd!!! Li li listennnnn!!!!!

Anonymous
1 month ago

Stupid spell check!!

Anonymous
1 month ago

Now show us the downtown 6th tower, but build it at least 700ft.

Anonymous
1 month ago

I would love to see Melo take a risk (aka something more interesting than most of their designs) with their architecture. Just to wet their beak.

Azarius
1 month ago

That what he’s doing with the bay project

Anonymous
1 month ago

Did so with Aria on bay as well

Anonymous
1 month ago

Some build iconic buildings (few) some build fillers (tons from Melo) some build nothing (Mana, you there?!?)😅

Anonymous
1 month ago

Tell that to the Waldorf Astoria developers.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Lots of balconies, love it.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Will a developer please build at least two tall towers on that stupid looking parking lot that’s sits right next to a Metromover stop shown in second picture.

Anonymous
1 month ago

The showed renderings two years ago, I think its going to be a land flip.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Then who ever owns it should stop bsing around and flip it to the Melo Group. People come on this site and knock the Melo Group but at least we see them not f-ing around.

Anonymous
1 month ago

I’ll be glad when TNM do an article about the ground breaking for the Legacy tower.

Anonymous
1 month ago

And the SkyRise

Anonymous
1 month ago

There goes another ShitRise lover.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Just went downtown only on the 14th floor

Anonymous
1 month ago

Very…. Very…. Basic.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Yep.. very clean design.

LilHUD
1 month ago

Wonder what Mr. Melo intends to do to somehow relocate the masses of homeless folk that “live” essentially at his new front door on SW First Street. Plus, the old Burdines’ building annex and parking garage facing the new building are eyesores. Who would want to live there? Hopefully Melo will pick-up those properties.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Annex? Umm, that was the original circa 1912 section of the store, recklessly renovated in the 1950s, removing all the windows and later painting a now-decaying mural. I’d like to see it restored and adaptively reused into lofts.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Perfect use for an office conversion for one of these tech companies sniffing around to take the whole building. Historic property, in the middle of a rapidly changing neighborhood, makes perfect sense and would be a game changer!

Anonymous
1 month ago

While there area is definitely depressed, Mana is finally making some moves with the 155 S Miami Ave building. The building is being refurbished and is going to reopen as the Nicola Tesla Innovation Center. Hopefully this building and Melo’s residential towers will be the catalyst this area needs to spring back into life.

Anonymous
1 month ago

It looks better than Centro, I’ll give them that much. Even with a parking pedestal, the way it’s concealed is far better than Related’s crappy murals and assorted sheet metal.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Not breathtaking, but gimme them units!

Anonymous
1 month ago

Get rid of that hideous podium. Is that grass on the side of It?

Anonymous
1 month ago

And what do you suggest they put in it’s place Mr Knowitall?

Anonymous
1 month ago

Nostalgic from the 1920’s😘

One of the beauty of many skyscrapers, build during the Art Deco, in major cities was not only the ornaments but the setbacks that were mandatory in cities like New York or Chicago
Now most of those towers being build are boring blocks or rectangular structures with some balconies protruding to give some character to the building
So sad 😞!

Democratic Worker
1 month ago

homes, tax revenue, shade, construction jobs; I like it

Anonymous
1 month ago

Ugly.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Stop looking in the mirror.

Anonymous
1 month ago

I hope it collapses

Anonymous
1 month ago

You better hope you’re not standing under it if it does.