Resorts World Miami Resubmits Plans For Three Towers At 649 Feet

Resorts World Miami is planning three new towers in the 60-story range, according to a filing with the Federal Aviation Administration on February 11.

The new towers would be built at the waterfront 1 Herald Plaza property that was formerly owned by the Miami Herald.

The three towers would range between 642 and 645 feet above ground. All would top out at 649 feet above sea level, the filing states.

This isn’t the first time that Resorts World submitted plans to the FAA for the property.

In 2017, the company filed plans for three towers on the same property, at heights identical to the current application. The 2017 approval expired in August 2020, however.

Resorts World has also filed plans to build a 580-foot tower at the Omni bus terminal.

At the Herald property, the company is also planning a baywalk and marina.

 

Baywalk planned at 1 Herald Plaza:

 

 

 

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Anonymous
16 days ago

Baywalk should already be open to the public on that site. It should have triggered the requirement when they poured acres of concrete slabs – a site improvement.

Anonymous
16 days ago

The original designs were outstanding.
I hope new ones don’t settle for cigarette box shape buildings with galavanting balconies

Anonymous
16 days ago

Yeah really, you nailed it. Seems like that is the new Miami standard. It was cute on a couple of buildings but…

Anonymous
16 days ago

And let’s not forget the garage pedestal base.

Azarius
16 days ago

Since they can’t get a Casino, we’ll get basic box buildings just to fill space…. I feel a very underwhelming design coming

Anonymous
16 days ago

exactly. First design was with the casino.

Anonymous
15 days ago

Incorrect usage of galavanting.

Anonymous
16 days ago

Lol Skyrise news yesterday, Resort Worlds today. What’s in store tomorrow? Mana, Okan, or Marriot Convention? I hope these projects are real, but I’m not holding my breath until at least a building permit is filed.

Anonymous
16 days ago

I think Mana just broke ground on Flagler street. There was an article yesterday on the Real Deal but it’s paid and I couldn’t read it…🤪

Anonymous
16 days ago

use a different phone or computer haha

Anonymous
16 days ago

It’s about the Jewelry Center renovation at 1 NE 1st St.

Anonymous
16 days ago

Miapolis next! Premium Meats!

Anonymous
16 days ago

Blast from the past baby

Anonymous
16 days ago

A OBP update would be great.

Anonymous
16 days ago

In 2024, Resorts World will be unveiling yet another plan for this site.

Anonymous
16 days ago

This has been stuck for 10 year….

Dave the Crackhead ™
16 days ago

clearly the empty lot that has been sitting there is better than the previous designs /s

Anonymous
16 days ago

here we go again…. i live across the street at the venetia and face this property…i find it impossible to believe Genting will put a shovel in the ground without a casino being part of it.I would imagine this is to have approvals in place to appeal to a potential buyer.

Anonymous
16 days ago

Would you object to the casino?

Anonymous
16 days ago

not at all

Anonymous
16 days ago

Yes, there’s no space for a casino in Miami. It brings corruption and low quality of life.

Anonymous
16 days ago

Nope. I want to open a pawn shop next of the casino.

Anonymous
15 days ago

Well, everyone in Miami can’t or is not trying to be “holier than thou” like you.

Anonymous
16 days ago

instead of three 600 ft towers, how about two 900 ft towers and save the space from the third tower for a park or similar to help absorb rainwater and have trees.

Anonymous
16 days ago

Save for a casino

Anonymous
16 days ago

Doubt its going to happen any time soon

Anonymous G
16 days ago

I would love to see this project come to life! Lets get this going ASAP!

Anonymous
16 days ago

What ever happened to their plan to redevelop the Omni/Arsht Center bus loop & build a condo tower on top? Genting is just a land speculator.

Anonymous
16 days ago

Maybe an involuntary land speculator. After all they did try to get a casino license. Cheers.

Anonymous
15 days ago

They willingly took on an uphill challenge of using legal loopholes to build their casino and their house of cards collapsed on them. So maybe that is “involuntary” speculation/land banking, but it’s not a good faith attempt at development either way you look at it.

Anonymous
16 days ago

Never thought I’d hear about this project again

Dave the Crackhead ™
16 days ago

Green light the casino already, dang.

Anonymous
16 days ago

Problem is the exclusive license the Seminole Hard Rock has with the State.

Anonymous
16 days ago

Yes please build this!! How can anyone oppose to this? An awesome casino will not make Miami change at all … Maybe some people should move to Arkansas instead of opposing Miami development …

Anonymous
16 days ago

Yes we open together a pawn shop my friend in edgewater. We will upgrade the area.

NYC Loves Miami
15 days ago

I still can’t believe Miami doesn’t have a Las Vegas caliber casino. I do understand why some people don’t want it in downtown. Can you imagine the traffic along with all these new buildings going up with thousands upon thousands of people moving in? Maybe somewhere else in the county perhaps.

Anonymous
15 days ago

Miami isn’t lacking in gambling options. We have Casino Miami, Magic City, Hialeah, and Miccosukee already. If you need another, there’s Gulfstream just across the county line in Broward, and if you need the mega-splashy multi-billion dollar resort thing, Hard Rock isn’t much farther.

Casinos thrive off the money from losers and the house almost always wins.

Anonymous
15 days ago

Casinos thriving off of losers are sort of like car and home selling hustlers huh?

Anonymous
15 days ago

Will Metromover stop there?
I hope it gets extended

Anonymous
15 days ago

Well, the Arsht Center station is right there, so yes. And yes, it should be extended and upgraded.

Calivalle
15 days ago

A world class architecture past 100 floors would be awesome…💎💎💎💎

Anonymous
16 days ago

Get the concrete pouring let’s go!!

Anonymous
16 days ago

You had me at baywalk! Much needed!!

Anonymous
15 days ago

WE WANT A CASINO!

Anonymous
16 days ago

No new motorboat slips are allowed on Biscayne Bay. That means that they are going to look to assignments of existing slip use rights for the marina.

Anonymous
15 days ago

That’s some BS when and why did they do that?

Anonymous
15 days ago

It’s been like that for years. Not sure if it is a DERM or DEP restriction but no new motorboat slips in marinas on Biscayne bay. Rumor has it that Genting backed City of Miami lawsuits against brickell marinas seeking condemnation for damages related to Wilma and then would take the motor boat slip use assignments. The marina associations fought back at Tally and kept their rights, for now.

Anonymous
15 days ago

Getting new slips permitted has been a pain everywhere in Florida for over 20 years. Enviro regs

Anonymous
14 days ago

The Malaysians thought they could come here and run the show and they can’t even build marinas much less casinos lol. The only one who has benefited from the herald transaction is jorge perez who flipped land to them to bail himself out of the 2008 bust.

Anonymous
15 days ago

Yaaawwwwnnnn! Please go out and capture some real news.

Anonymous
15 days ago

Serious question: if a cruise ship has an area (smaller sq footage than the guest rooms, smaller than the retail/restaurant area) where slot machines and table games exist, do you still call it a cruise ship?
Or do you call it a casino?

Anonymous
15 days ago

You would correctly say that the ship has an onboard casino.

Anonymous
15 days ago

Just like you wouldn’t say the ship is a water slide simply because it has a water slide. The point you’re maybe trying to make is that this project is more than just a casino, so it shouldn’t just be called a casino. But tell that to Genting and they’ll build the other stuff.

The project isn’t moving forward *because* they can’t operate the casino component. So in this instance, the casino is the critical component. As far as I know, nobody waits to build a cruise ship until they get their gambling license.

Anonymous
15 days ago

Heloo. People gambling online. Who needs casino?

Anonymous
15 days ago

People watch streaming movies at home but that’s not stopping everyone from going to theaters.. does it?

Anonymous
16 days ago

C A S I N O W I N N I N G

Anonymous
16 days ago

Didn’t see a casino mentioned in the article.

Anonymous
16 days ago

Normally, I’m not a fan of casinos, especially in residential areas. This, however, seems like a decent spot for one.

Anonymous
16 days ago

Yes next to cultural center and museum park fit a casino. Take a ride to hollywood. Have and some good strip clubs around.

Anonymous
15 days ago

Plenty of pawn shops too!

Anonymous
15 days ago

if miami govt has half a brain they would be approving all of these things the same day, the next worldwide crisis is coming, you cant extend and pretend forever, lets hope at least a few of these will get built.

Anonymous
14 days ago

until they get a casino approved, there wont be any development taking place. Since the casino idea likely wont get approved, i see a flip in the future.

Anonymous
16 days ago

Lil Wayne is the best rapper alive

Anonymous
16 days ago

Let them build the casino and bring the amazing original designs back.
Forget the no no anti casino, car, rising sea level, bicycle ridiers.
Do something big and let Miami win for once.

Anonymous
16 days ago

“…let Miami win for once”? Tell that to all the people who say “MIAMI WINNING” all the time on this site.

Shawn Kouri
16 days ago

Does this mean the casino is back in the cards?

Anonymous
16 days ago

Gee you’re really behind times.

Anonymous
16 days ago

I think he just wanted to say “in the cards”.

Anonymous
16 days ago

What are the odd’s that it gets built ?

Anonymous
16 days ago

short answer – no.

Anonymous
16 days ago

I am surprised they are not posting about the Moshe Mana activity on Miami Avenue

Anonymous
16 days ago

What activity?

Anonymous
16 days ago

There was another fluff peace on the Miami Herald. Couldn’t read it because it’s behind a pay wall but it’s probably about that building he’s been renovating for the past 1,000 years.

Anonymous
16 days ago

land speculation