Skyrise Schedules November Press Conference As Excavation Gets Underway

A press conference has been scheduled for November to provide an update on the Skyrise project, according to Miami Today.

Earlier this month, the first activity in years was observed at the Skyrise site when a surface parking lot was closed to make way for construction.

Engineers are now excavating the site, Miami Today wrote.

“There’s a lot of activity” now at the Skyrise site, Bayside Marketplace senior general manager Pamela Weller told the paper. “We’re excited about it.”

Skyrise is approved at 1,049 feet above sea level – the maximum permitted by FAA rules in Miami.


The project site last week. A parking lot has been demolished: