Sneak Peak Of Hyatt Model For Massive Downtown Redevelopment With Up To 900 Hotel, 1800 Residential Units

Architect Kobi Karp shared a photo of an architectural model for the massive Hyatt redevelopment project in downtown Miami with his Instagram followers yesterday.

The hotel company wants to demolish the Hyatt Regency and rebuild it.

Last year, Hyatt said the new project would have 900 hotel rooms and 1800 residential units, including an entire tower of micro-residential units.

Hyatt planned to bring oversee development while bringing in outside developers. It could include to residential towers and a hotel tower, along with office and retail. An expanded riverwalk and public plaza was also planned.

The land where Hyatt currently has a long-term lease for their Hyatt Regency is city owned, and commission approval and a voter referendum are needed to extend the lease. In 2017 and 2018, commissioners postponed voting on the deal.