Quarters Co-Living To Be Built In Wynwood With 200 Furnished Apartments, Designed By Arquitectonica

Developers are planning to build an 8-story co-living project called Quarters in Wynwood.

W5 Group LLC announced the project in a press release last week, saying it is partnering with Related Group. W5 will provide 80 percent of capital.

There will be 200 apartments, all of which will be furnished. Residents will have free access to co-working space, a fitness center, and a rooftop pool. There will also be weekly events run by management of the building.

The ground floor will include 3,600 square feet of retail.

Quarters, a Berlin-based co-living company with plans for 3,000 beds worldwide, will manage the property.

Related purchased the site last summer, and the former Wynwood Yard property is next door where Lennar is now developing the Wynwood Green apartment building.

Arquitectonica is the architect.

 

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Anonymous

Metromover or thousands of new parking spaces in wnywood. Which one is better for business + people?

Anonymous

Both are needed.

POLO

Metromover, however, the county rather spend 1 billion dollars to add a Lexus lane to I95 between DOWNTOWN and the Golden Glades, than improving the transportation system in one of the densest areas of the county. The Lexus lanes are a cash cow, Metromover isn’t!

Anonymous

Luckily the express lanes are already there so I don’t really see your argument, we could easily do metro mover now. Not to mention express lanes cost far less than a metro mover expansion

POLO

They are adding one more Lexus lane to the one already in place. DO YOUR HOMEWORK!

Anonymous

the difference is that your so-called “Lexus lanes” are paid for through the issuance of revenue bonds. it’s not $1b of taxpayer money. the drivers pay for the cost of construction.

adding $1b in mass transit would mean shifting $1b in spending from elsewhere. riders don’t pay nearly the cost of construction or operation.

Anonymous

Do you actually think tolls cover the cost of building and maintaining roads? Because they don’t by a long shot. Driving is the most subsidized mode of transportation. If tolls and parking actually reflected the cost to build and maintain, a lot less people would be driving.

Anonymous

metro mover spurring more development, and increasing land costs due to the lowering of construction costs, all lead to higher land values and more development, more property taxes and sales tax = CASH COW

Anonymous

Is it just me or does this building looks like a hotel to someone else also?

Anonymous

When This communist experiment fails it’ll be transformed into a profitable capitalist fully private but still tiny rooms hotel

Azarius

Lots of smaller more expensive units smfh

Anonymous

But they will also be furnished, have free access to co-working space, a fitness center, and a rooftop pool.

The developer is not trying to make you feel like you’re living in the suburbs.

Anonymous

who the hell is living in them and what do they do for work? makes no sense. Miami is weird

Anonymous

No, Miami is adapting, these are commonplace in New York, LA, SF, and Europe.

Anonymous

Living in Europe is horrible compared to the USA. Everything small and expensive. America the great! Other countries use metric and we put people on the moon.

Anonymous

haha clearly you are delusional… Have you ever lived anywhere else?

Anonymous

The USA is wonderful indeed. Why doesn’t this city do stuff like the rest of the country does?

Anonymous

“Why doesn’t this city do stuff like the rest of the country does?”

I refuse to answer that on the grounds that it may incriminate me…

Anonymous

Market providers can get their European and northern inspirations all they want, but they should do their due diligence as to who actually lives here. The vast majority of Miami’s labor force is in low-paying jobs in retail and accommodations and food services. Until that changes, there won’t be much need for pricy units with shared workspace.

Anonymous

The whole idea is to go smaller when you live in an area with a finite amount of space. It’s really common sense.

Anonymous

Co-living apartments targeted at millenials.

Anonymous

You must be 70.

Anonymous

If he’s 70, he should be hailed, not belittled. You, can only wish and pray you reach that age.

Anonymous

He or she?

Anonymous

Hmmmmm… I guess you’re a she!

Anonymous

Quarters is an awesome company. Very fwd thinking and I’m very happy to see them expand in Miami.

Anonymous

How is communist co living “forward thinking”? Race to the bottom here. Smallest spaces for the highest prices and now sharing those spaces with strangers for the highest price….really forward.

Anonymous

“communist co living?”

Beats being homeless.

Anonymous

barely

Anonymous

“Barely?”

Apparently you’ve never been homeless.

Anonymous

“Quarters, a Berlin-based co-living company with plans for 3,000 beds worldwide, will manage the property.” *** It’ll be like a never ending episode of Sprockets !!

Anonymous

redevelopment boom in process

Anonymous

Glorified dorms for the next generation. The next step after micro apartments! The next generation needs to stop obsessing about mass transit and sea level rise, and focus more on tangible home ownership, and what is going on out there in terms of housing.

Anonymous

Okay boomer. That’s some very genuine thinking you came up with there. Maybe we should also go back to living in the dark with no electricity and using horse and buggy for transportation.

Anonymous

You professor who is telling you how wonderful these projects are probably lives in a big home out west.

Anonymous

“You professor who is telling you”

That’s all I needed to hear. Thanks.

Gomez

Progress is having more, not less.

Anonymous

If you have ever lived in the middle of a major city then you are going to find out the reality that you are 100% factually incorrect. If you want big properties and big homes then you need to go live on a farm.

Anonymous

Like people in Pinecrest, they gotta live on a farm since they obviously wanted big properties and big homes. Think before you post.

Anonymous

So is Pinecrest a part of Wynwood or in the city of Miami? Or are we talking about two completely different neighborhoods? Next time post with a little bit of sense.

Anonymous

So is Pinecrest out in farmland and not a suburb? Well then, yes I’m right and yes it’s a viable alternative to downtown living without living on a farm. Yet again, think before you post.

Anonymous

Pinecrest is an unincorporated suburb of Miami-Dade with fully established wealthy residents. It has little to nothing in common with Miami’s urban core neighborhoods.

Anonymous

” If you want big properties and big homes then you need to go live on a farm.”

NOT IN METRO MIAMI YOU DON’T. THAT IS THE STATEMENT I AM REFERRING TOO

THICK AS A BRICK!!!!

Anonymous

I wasn’t talking about Metro Miami. I am still sticking to the original topic of Wynwood and this very project. You brought up Pinecrest, which has absolutely nothing to do with this Quarter development. Since you took my comment about the farm so literal, let me first apologize. Of course, you can have a big house in the suburbs. I am not talking about the suburbs. This is a City of Miami project. Understand? Bye now.

Anonymous

But, the next generation is not here yet…..

Anonymous

Millenials don’t really want to live like this but will sacrifice their comfort to live in a fun neighborhood at a price they can afford. Meanwhile 50 year old developers take advantage of that and make these tiny little rooms saying “that’s what millenials want”. Wonder if the next generations will follow this trend or will move on to another trend like moving to farms and growing their own organic vegan food or something lol.

Anonymous

“fun neighborhood” means a “place to find a mate”. Then comes kids and SUVs and by 30-35 they’re back in the burbs just like the OK Boomers they ranted about. We’ve seen this movie before.

Anonymous

Maybe if your generation didn’t ruin the economy, my generation could afford single family homes. I don’t care how great the economy is right now. The fact is, a large cohort was pushed into college and grad school because no one was hiring from 2008-2015ish. That has long term ramifications: crushing student loan debt and delayed workforce entry just to name a few.

Anonymous

“Maybe if your generation didn’t ruin the economy?”

Give these lazy “smart phone” babies a Tech Industry and they still feel that they should be waited on hand and feet.

Anonymous

Who said anything about tech? It’s ironic that someone is telling Millennials to ditch renting and buy houses when buying homes is what caused the Great Recession. We can’t afford a down payment, so we rent, and y’all get mad. If we take out a subprime mortgage to make you happy to buy a house, then the market crashes, and y’all get mad. I swear, there’s no winning with Boomers. Y’all really think you’re the chosen ones who could have never done anything wrong.

Anonymous

Sounds like some of you millennials are throwing a “Whine Fest…”

Anonymous

The problem is that mellineals want more than prior generations and do not underconsume to establish savings. Go look at old neighborhoods. Apartment buildings were 12 units with parking outside, stairs and sharing a common laundry room. There were no amenities. These buildings are a thing of the past as there are no demand for these. Today, it is front desk, security, gym, dog play area, sauna, steam room, car in garage and beautiful lush palm trees. These buildings are expensive to build, and expensive to run and maintain. Also, mellineals need to live in fun places where they can go out for dinner most of the time. Most are also driving high end cars. Starbucks would not have made it in the 80s. Homeownership requires some sacrifice and underconsumption. We worked hard, did it, and never complained.

Anonymous

“We worked hard, did it, and never complained”

Exactly.. the so-called “boomer” generation dealt with the “boom an bust” cycles that this economy is always prone to go through. Expecting the economy to constantly stay stable is like expecting a prostitute to only be with one man.

Anonymous

Please name a recession from the 80s or 90s that would make the Great Recession look normal. I’ll wait.

Anonymous

Wages went further back then, Boomer. Everything has become exponentially more expensive, yet wages haven’t risen with inflation. Back when you saved and didn’t “overspend,” a summer at McDonald’s could cover college tuition. Housing has appreciated far more than the rate of inflation. Get off your high horse acting like this generation is lazy or wants everything, when what we really want is a fair shot.

Anonymous

“what we really want is a fair shot”

Get off your mama’s tit and become a grownup instead of laying on the couch and whining.

AJ Rawl

“Co-living” is just another word for use equivalent to “Single Room Occupancy” in order to skirt the legal prohibition on such use in Miami real estate.

Anonymous

Perfectly put. 21st century SRO’s.

Anonymous

Is there anything wrong with single room occupancy? Not everyone has a huge family.

Anonymous

“Co-living”, “Single Room Occupancy”, “Almost all Housing in Little Havana”

It has so many names.

Anonymous

Put pilings in the ground already

Anonymous

world class city just like NYC

Anonymous

… and you have the brain of a rock….

Anonymous

Hahahahahahah. Never.

Anonymous

You must be joking.

Anonymous

you misspelled trash #WorldTrash

Anonymous

Pretty good for Arquitectonica, TBH.

Anonymous

Get rid of the side mural and rooftop Palm trees. Otherwise, a very modern looking project for the area.

Anonymous

Mom wants to reserve her space now…she will use Uber or it’s survivor.

Anonymous

Another step backwards – Shoe box micro apartments to a now a shared sardine

Anonymous

Tell us your brilliant plan. A mansion?

Anonymous

ugly

Anonymous

Once I read that Arquitectionica is involved, I said “o’well.”

Anonymous

At least it isn’t a Melo project.

Anonymous

If this was Melo’s project, it would look much better.

Anonymous

Melo constructs the ugliest crap in Miami. All his projects look like they are made out of cardboard.

Anonymous

You said the objective word, “CONSTRUCT.”

We’re so used to seeing nothing in those what was once just empty and dilapidated areas the Melo Group is turning around, to where some people think they should see developers now build nothing but Taj Mahal’s like designs on them.

Anonymous

If building crap then why build at all?

Anonymous

what shift are you working today at the MELOdy Tower ?

Anonymous

Complaints complaints complaints that’s all I hear about the design of Melo’s buildings. But at least they’re building apartments that are going to turn around an area with two metromover stops that was embarrassingly empty for over twenty years. All these whiners here on this site has done nothing.

Anonymous

Amen, these people whine and complain about every project on here like they are being forced to move into them.