Revealed: 1111 Brickell Proposal Will Redevelop Yacht Club, Add 61-Story Apartment Tower

Want even more density on Brickell Bay Drive? It’s on the way.

NYSE-listed REIT Aimco, one of the largest apartment owners in the U.S., is proposing to redevelop the Yacht Club at Brickell rental complex and build a new apartment tower called 1111 Brickell.

The proposal calls for:

  • New 61-story, 690-foot apartment building
  • Existing 32-story rental tower to be redeveloped into hotel/residential/retail use
  • New 961 space parking garage
  • New residential and retail liner

The Yacht Club at Brickell tower, which currently has 358 units, will instead be redeveloped with 178 residential units and 250 hotel rooms. The new 61-story north tower will have 572 units.

An alternative option presented by the developer shows the hotel component removed and the entire project devoted to residential, with a total of 897 units.

Stantec is the architect. The full plans have already been submitted to Miami’s Planning & Zoning Department, and are scheduled for UDRB review on November 16.

 

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MiamiMarc
5 years ago

That will be great having two buildings named 1111 Brickell! Won’t confuse anyone!!

Anonymous
5 years ago

Right ? Like who the hell is naming these buildings? This the best they could come up with????

Anonymous
5 years ago

At least go with something like 1111 BRICKELL BAY

Anonymous
5 years ago

1111 on Brickell Bay Drive ???

Edin
5 years ago

Except Harry’s daughter. ( dumb &dumber 2)

aceraroja
5 years ago

Honestly they need to rename these streets. There are 5 Brickells that I know of, 3 of them immediately parallel, one intersecting all of those. Then the whole Biscayne Blvd Way situation, don’t get me started.

Anonymous
5 years ago

Yes please

William
5 years ago

This is good infill. A tibor hollo type density play. Miami’s core is now taking on a new identity with these old sites being sliced up and re-positioned.

aceraroja
5 years ago

I wondered what would become of these 90s attempts to stretch Mediterranean design to the limits of ridiculousness. This is a good redo of a pretty dumpy building in a prime spot. Not a fan of the zillion extra parking spots or the giant blank wall they didn’t even try to hide in the render, but what can you do. As with all the other thousands of cars within 3 blocks, nobody will be able to actually drive them soon enough. Then maybe the garages can be made into WeWork or lofts. ???

Anonymous
5 years ago

It’s called “Postmodernism,” and it still follows more Vitruvian principles of architecture compared to the modernist freak show we have today. The garages could be rebuilt smaller and/or replaced with more buildings. The same applies to some of the actual buildings, like many at Point View on the curve between SE 14th Lane/Terrace and Brickell Bay Drive.

Anonymous
5 years ago

Just what Miami needs – more mini apartments that rent for $3 per square foot.

Anonymous
5 years ago

That parking garage.

Anonymous
5 years ago

Stantec is finally doing some architectural design

Anonymous
5 years ago

Wow. If this goes up it’s going to block Panorama’s views already! Panorama will have a tunnel view between this and the Villa Magna site one site over.

Anonymous
5 years ago

Brickell one-one-one-one

Anonymous
5 years ago

If The Yacht Club at Brickell can be redeveloped despite being less than twenty years old, it gives me hope atrocities like MyBrickell and The Bond can also within a decade.

aceraroja
5 years ago

Omg thank you, the Bond is really lazy and dumpy right? Those Christmas-gift windows, the boring gray stripe. The cheap tile sidewalk is already chipping lol

Anonymous
5 years ago

Really, Bond is one of the best buildings in Brickell. Go see inside and you will see. Very easy to comment from outside….what have you done. Have you developed a building?

Anonymous
5 years ago

First, a developer, architect, and interior designer aren’t the same thing. Still, it shows the developer has Hillary Clinton-grade judgement for commissioning such crappy architecture. Second, the interior is a lot more flexible to change, and will change based on tenant preferences, so your point is invalid.

Anonymous
5 years ago

Wow, Stantec designed something that’s not a cheap mess of windows and assorted sheets of metal? Not bad, albeit plenty of sites exist in Brickell ripe for redevelopment, and the Yacht Club is low on the list. All the current building needs is a paint job which to make it not look like Pinnacle affordable housing.

Anonymous
5 years ago

*make it not look like Pinnacle affordable housing.

Anonymous
5 years ago

which makes* OMG

Anonymous
5 years ago

It would not be the tallest apartment tower in Miami. Panorama, immediately behind this is on the way to be 83 floors and nearly 900ft. THAT is the tallest apartment tower in Miami. I can’t see this happening, the market is already getting flooded with rentals, especially when Brickell Heights 1 & 2, SLS, SLS Lux, Panorama, Solitair, and 1010 Brickell open. Better to just renovate for now.

Anonymous
5 years ago

The hotel market is also on it’s way to be saturated as well….Atton Hotel, SLS, SLS Lux, East, Indigo, Panorama’s Hotel, Cambria, Ibis and 1000+ private airbnb’s. We need more office buildings!

Alpina
5 years ago

In that case we need DEMAND for office buildings

Anonymous
5 years ago

I’ve heard demand for class A offices is extremely strong. Isn’t that right?

Anonymous
5 years ago

Office rents in Brickell have surpassed their 2008 peak as of late 2016. Unfortunately the condo boom has pushed land prices so high, developers are forced to focus on condos instead. There IS DEMAND for offices in Downtown/Brickell.

Anonymous
5 years ago

Its an apartment not condo so technically it would be.

Anonymous
5 years ago

Panorama is an apartment tower too, not condo

Anonymous
5 years ago

Yes, better for phase 1 (renovation) to happen now and maybe do the extra building in five years. If people down vote that, they are not being realistic.