Smart Brickell Tower 2 Hits 94 Percent Sold, Conversion To Contract Soon

The 25-story Tower 2 at Smart Brickell has reached 94 percent sold, developer Habitat Group announced in a press release.

Conversion to contract will begin at the end of this month.

“Smart Brickell is the largest project in Habitat Group’s portfolio and one of the most exciting to date,” said Santiago Vanegas, founder, CEO and president of Habitat Group. “With Tower 1 already under construction and Tower 2 going into contracts, this is a significant milestone during this cycle of the market. As a developer, this milestone signifies an important accomplishment and I am very proud of our teams for making it happen.”

Demolition is already underway at the site. Groundbreaking for Tower 2 is anticipated for early in Q4, with completion in 2022.

Tower 2 will include 50 hotel rooms and 50 condos with one and two bedrooms, bringing 30,000 square feet of new inventory to the market. Units will be fully finished and can be rented up to 50 times a year on short term platforms such as Airbnb.

 

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Anonymous

The smartest part is the 6 curb cuts on the street.

Anonymous

Nice infill for West Brickell

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Are you the same poster calling this area “West Brickell” in the comments? It’s just Brickell.

Anonymous

One of 11 other developments that should be getting started in West Brickell.

Anonymous

I wish they would extend the metromover into West Brickell.

Anonymous

And it should be easy, all they have to do is add to it.

Anonymous

Between I-95 and Metrorail station with Metromover connection is already walkable. Of course, everybody wants a free train on their doorstep.

marc

Groundbreaking for tower 2 in Q4? Don’t they all share the same podium?

Ding Dong

What do they call these? THREE UGLY TOWERS!

Anonymous

Again, “94 percent of the second building sold?.. I don’t think the people who’ll be living there giveash*t about other people’s opinion.”

Anonymous

Can you imagine if they proposed something like this in Chicago?

Anonymous

Yes, it would be shot down pronto. They wouldn’t like for their beautiful city scape to be ruined.

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Shot down? Like the hundreds of people shot down every year in Chicago?

Anonymous

Nice project 👍
Beautiful design!
See, it’s in the eye of the beholder.

Anonymous

I really do like this project. Nice going Habitat Group, hope I’ll one day see some of your projects going up in the Design District and Wynwood.

Anonymous

Ugly wall facing I95

Anonymous

Aren’t the people driving on I-95 supposed to be paying attention to the other non-driving a-holes?

Anonymous

Precisely, a lot of a-hole drivers will see the ugly wall and text their non-driving a-hole friends about it and will get into accidents…

Anonymous

no one will see the wall because they are texting.

Anonymous

94 percent of the second building sold?.. I don’t think the people who’ll be living there giveash*t about other people’s opinion.

Anonymous

Yes, but isn’t the reverse is more applicable?

Anonymous

At least it’s not an excuse of art mural that makes buildings look ghetto.

Anonymous

At first sight I thought of the 1970s

Anonymous

Ugly in a Soviet housing-level kinda way.
Maybe that’s the target buyer? The hotel rooms are “anchor baby” suites?

Anonymous

Why does everyone complain so much about everything Jesus

Anonymous

Aren’t you complaining too?

Anonymous

snap!

Anonymous

Why does everyone complain so much about everything?

Because it’s so much easier than becoming successful enough to buy land and building something.

Anonymous

The city is really losing out on max density in the urban core… there really is limited land for max high density development and for downtown and brickell to sustain a lot of retail and restaurants they need thousands and thousands of residents and workers… I know owners can do what they will with their property but why not wait until the market can absorb an even higher density project… just my thought…

Anonymous

Uh, I think you should research the zoning height limits for West Brickell.

Anonymous

So many empty pockets for development. Even in the CBD which is still technically surrounding Brickell there is so much wasted land. Trust me, density should not be a problem

Anonymous

LOL, they don’t even bother calling it “West Brickell” now? My preference is still to call it what it is of course, Little Havana.

Anonymous

Actually it’s not Little Havana, that’s just a nickname.

Anonymous

Chase the Cubans out to Key West, bulldoze everything and extend the City of Miami into this area. Just Imagine how big Miami would be.

Anonymous

Miami residents still wonder why Miami’s skyline doesn’t rank in the top ten skylines in the U.S. . It’s because of boxy, white, uninspired, generic looking crap like this in it’s urban core.

Danny

Lmao we’re still for sure top 10 skyline’s in the US

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LOL. Miami has one of the best skylines in the country. What are you yapping about?

Anonymous

According to WorldAtlas, Miami IS ranked in the 12 best skylines in the United States. So what you’re saying is biased.

Anonymous

Absolutely hideous, can’t even be considered architecture, just a huge pile of painted concrete blocks, like a gigantic version of every cheap crappy back yard shed in Hialeah.

Anonymous

I guess you prefer the dump they knocked down to make this place…

Anonymous

I liked that little 1920s apartment house on the east end of the property.

Anonymous

I guess the people who’re buying there don’t agree with your assessment.

Anonymous

Or…Allapatah?