Related Group ‘Would Love To Do A Cesar Pelli And Rem Koolhaas Project’ In Brickell

Brickell waterfront property is being eyed by Related Group for a project designed by either Cesar Pelli or Rem Koolhaas, according to a new interview with a company vice president.

Jon Paul Perez, son of company founder Jorge Perez, told Mansion Global in an interview that waterfront areas in Brickell, Miami Beach, Sunny Isles, and Coconut Grove are those that can command the premiums necessary to develop a starchitect-designed project.

Perez said that the best bets for the developer would be waterfront properties and those in Miami’s urban core, catering to buyers who don’t want to commute. Land in both of those categories is scarce, he said.

The company is currently developing several apartment buildings in Wynwood, but hasn’t launched a new condo project in Miami’s urban core for years due to poor economic conditions in Latin America.

Related does own the waterfront One Brickell property at 444 Brickell property, where an Arquitectonica-designed project with three towers was proposed by the developer in 2014 but never built.

 

 

Arquitectonica-designed One Brickell (2014):

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Anonymous

“cater to buyers who don’t want to commute”

Great. Please don’t build a giant parking garage.

Anonymous

And what will these people rely on, Uber and Lyft? Please, if I’m paying some outrageous rent or one million dollars and above for a condo, you betcha I want a parking space.

Anonymous

Ummm i hope they realize that Cesar Pelli died just a couple months ago….

Anonymous

Ummmm Pelli’s name is still on the firm

Anonymous

Agreed. But you wont really be getting a “Pelli” building….

Anonymous

Doesn’t matter. They are paying for the name only. It’s just a marketing gimmick. #Vain #Miami

Anonymous

I vote for Frank Gehry.

Anon

HDM could design a beautiful crown jewel of the city, but dear god, hopefully Related’s finger prints are nowhere near it.

Anonymous

The problem with Related is they love to use Arquitectonica.

Anonymous

I know but they are in a design crisis…

Anonymous

for years!!!

Anonymous

Yes. Yes. Yes. It’s about time we get another Gehry. And Calatrava PLEASE.

Anonymous

Related group has been stagnate for years now, they failed at selling condos for a project in the omni and one on the river.

Anonymous

SE 25th Road (where UNA Residences will soon be built) is a great location for buying out the old condos and revamping the entire block.

Anon

This section of south Brickell should be redeveloped and lined with starchitect masterpieces.

Anonymous

Floating ones.

Anonymous

yesss Anon let’s cut out the working-class families living in the urban core.

Maria

I totally agree with you but they failed to do it. Too late Check panorama is a horrible grey brick totally waste the land and skyline

Maria

Brickell needs a park, trees, bike paths, cleaner street ( they are dirty and smelling bad now days) also related construction is very cheap and overpriced. We need to do brickell more enjoyable to walk , Mary Brickell village is horrible we can do a type of Bal harbor shops with water fountains , bridges, wood and lot if green …….

Anonymous

*Bal Harbour

Anonymous

How about just getting rid of parking lots and making it more pedestrian. We are getting the Underline. Trees for sure.
Another supermarket other than Publix please, please please.

Anonymous

Maria, you don’t like the 9 acre Simpson Park?
Alice Wainwright Park on the waterfront on Brickell Ave which is even bigger than 9 acres, Mary Brickell park, the underline, the Miami River greenway, the baywalk, or the public path around Brickell Key?

I enjoy ALL of those places. Additionally, Brickell Citi Center (curated by the same people who did Bal Harbour Shops) is enjoyable in my opinion. It was great to see all the kids trick-or-treating there the other night. My son loves all the coy fish ponds and the holiday decorations.

Magazine

Please let it be the Four Ambassadors haha. Also, the land next to Jade is open, where they have the double 1,000ft towers planned.

Anonymous

What’s wrong with Four Ambassadors? Of course, it’s not tall and is outdated inside but the apartment prices are good for people who can’t afford to spend 1M on a new condo. Same with Brickell Bay Dr apts old outdated but reasonable for a normal working-class family who wants to live in the urban core.

Anonymous

If Brickell Bay Drive is working class, I must live on Park Avenue.

Anonymous

That’s 750+ individual owners. It would be an expensive and nearly impossible buyout. Condo buyouts that have happened have been in boutique buildings with less than 100 owners.

Anonymous

Koolhaas please, Pelli buildings are boring af. Unless the firm wants to give Miami its Petronas Towers.

Anonymous

Agree
Pelli is so 1980’s

Anonymous

Why did they fire Pelli for that Arqueeftectonica blob then?

Anonymous

Because they love them some Awfultectonica designed crap.

Anonymous

I totally agree with getting rid of Architrashtonica

Shawn Kouri

My gosh what to do with that One Brickell project?

Anonymous

So glad it wasn’t built.
Ugly towers

Anonymous

Give Bjark Ingels more chances in Miami.

Anonymous

The problem with related is that they suck. Period. Always bait and switch on their projects. They paint a beautiful picture, sell, and then start removing amenities and “costly design elements and then blame it on permits and building code limitations. Pathetic. Buyer beware