The twin Downtown 5th towers are now moving to the next phase of foundation work.
Contractor L&R Structural Corp. wrote on social media yesterday that production piles are now underway at the construction site.
The project is the biggest ever for developer Melo Group, which has a reputation for building fast.
Downtown 5th will include two 53-story tower, each rising 502 feet. In total, 1,042 residential apartments will be built in the two towers.
A parking garage will top off 14 stories above ground, and include space for 1,049 cars.
On the ground floor, a total of 12,506 square feet of retail or commercial space is being built. Miami Worldcenter is nearby with several hundred thousand square feet of retail.
Melo’s in-house team is the architect of Downtown 5th.
(photo: l&r structural)