Prodesa Condo Tower Proposed Next To Paraiso Bay

A condo tower is being proposed in the shadows of the Paraiso Bay complex.

The 20-story project, known as Prodesa, is proposed to be built at 444 Northeast 31st Street, just west of the GranParaiso parking garage.

The bulk of space at the project is devoted 137 condo units and a 274-space parking garage. A total of 136,409 sellable residential square feet is provided in the plans, along with a small amount of office and retail space.

Arquitectonica is the architect for both Prodesa and Paraiso Bay. The UDRB will review the plans later this month.

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Anonymous
5 years ago

This is what the city needs, infill that is affordable and on the street, not these mega related projects that wall themselves in from Miami

Anonymous
5 years ago

An exciting interesting city needs the mix of all kinds of budgets. This is Edgewater. Not Bal Harbour. Good job

Anonymous
5 years ago

Infill and retail/office? Just what the neighborhood needs. (This is probably one of the very few times that phrase has been on here without sarcasm.)

Anonymous
5 years ago

Miami will never become a world city until developers stop building 2+ parking spots per unit and instead get serious about public transit.

Any incident and the region grinds to a halt.

suomynona
5 years ago

“until developers stop…”

You meant to say: “until local politicians start…” right?

Because I’m sure as hell not going to move into a multi-bedroom condo/apartment that doesn’t offer me the requisite parking spaces in a city with weak mass transit options.

Coach
5 years ago

Simple but nice

Anonymous
5 years ago

Oh look, more people expecting starchitecture from a low-cost infill project. Now let them start complaining about all the unaffordable, investor-owned unit. Everyone wants a cake with a stripper in it to eat out…or something like that.

Anonymous
5 years ago

I’m not a huge fan of the design. It almost looks distorted. Like a Jean-Paul Goude portrait. Where he cuts up the photos and extends and distorts them. They should have held back on the shifting a bit.

Yet Another Anonymous
5 years ago

I like it as long as the renders are not too hopeful for what the real thing will look like.

suomynona
5 years ago

Building looks fine to me.

Anonymous
5 years ago

Ugly garbage, AQ must have an app that designs these repetitious banal bland forgettable buildings. Miami is drowning in Arquitectonica garbage. At this rate, sea level rise will a positive thing if it wipes out all this crap.

Yo
5 years ago

Design after hours while an office happy was taking place….this is garbage!!!

Luis Herrera
5 years ago

ugly, ugly, ugly, .., just simply ugly

Anonymous
5 years ago

This project is the reason that Paraiso and other new projects directly on the Bay with the water views ( Icon etc. ) will drag their original prices down. Prodesta will only drag the Bay view condos down in value as time goes by. They add no value to the neighborhood as Podesta clearly illustrates.

Anonymous
5 years ago

What? Do Hondas drag down the prices of Ferraris?

Luis Herrera
5 years ago

These are not cars, a low cost and ugly building obviously drags down the price of neighborly beautiful buildings.

Anonymous
5 years ago

Have you ever heard about decent-looking chicks hanging out with ugly girls to appear hotter by contrast?

Coach
5 years ago

Different target markets

Luis Herrera
5 years ago

different target markets should be in different neighborhoods.

Anonymous
5 years ago

Absolutely not true. The best neighborhoods in cities are almost always ones with a diverse mix of people and uses. If Edgewater turns exclusively into a line of high end condos towers, it would be as boring as Sunny Isles.

Anonymous
5 years ago

Go to your side of the tracks! Do you know anything about economics or city dynamics? Since it’s silly to waste my keystrokes, I’ll just give a quick example that even you might not understand. One of Trump’s NYC towers and one of the most expensive places to live in NYC is right next to Section 8 housing. Now that just goes to show that a Honda pulling up next to a Ferrari just lets the Ferrari shine brighter and rev louder. In the case of Miami, infill like this becomes even more crucial for a neighborhood because it gets people actually living, i.e. potentially walking around and spending money, in the area, which leads to interaction, retail, culture, etc. When you just get a bunch of luxury skyscrapers with people in them a couple days per year, you get…Sunny Isles. If you look at any actual neighborhood, city, etc., you’ll see fluctuations above and below the average price per square foot because people pay premiums or take discounts for amenities, views, etc.

Anonymous
5 years ago

The more units that are built without direct bay views, the more the units with direct bay views will appreciate.