Resorts World Miami has filed for several construction permits at the former Miami Herald site, and at the Omni.
- At 1 Herald Plaza, a construction permit was approved October 19 under the wood or metal deck/concrete slab category, with a description saying that the work is for foundation & site drainage. Cost of the job is estimated at $345,000, with MVP Construction Services of Margate the contractor.
- At 425 NE 13 St (the former Herald surface parking lot across the street), demolition of 18,750 square feet is planned, at a cost of $21,000. The permit was approved September 27, with MVP Construction again listed as the contractor.
- At 1501 Biscayne Boulevard (The Omni complex), a permit was filed October 30 to make repairs on the parking garage. The estimated cost is $689,717, with Bluewater Builders of Coral Springs the contractor. The permit hasn’t been approved yet.
Earlier this year, Art Miami and Context Art Fair announced plans to lease the former Herald site for an undisclosed number of years.