Soil Testing Underway At Downtown Miami Property Where Thousands Of Residential Units Planned

Soil testing appears to now be underway at the former Miami Arena site, according to a tweet by Kyle Merville.

The biggest residential project in downtown Miami’s history is now moving through the approval process for the property.

Developer Witkoff Group submitted preliminary plans to Miami-Dade in January for a development on the site with:

  • 2,351 residential units
  • Up to 540,000 square feet of office space
  • 49,999 square feet of retail space
  • 2,457 parking spaces

There would be a total of three towers, rising up to 57 stories.

The plans are still under review, and there does not yet appear to be any construction permits pending or issued for the site, by either Miami-Dade County or the City of Miami.

 

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Anonymous
6 months ago

Former Marriott site?

Melo is sigma and chad
6 months ago

Yup, guess the city of Miami will only have that hyatt convention city and the airport one.

Anon
6 months ago

MACC isn’t in City of Miami, you simple twat.

Hiya
6 months ago

Melo above was probably referring to the Marriott at the airport, which is within city of Miami limits. And the MACC is a DoubleTree Hilton, not Hyatt, ya twatt.

Anonymous
6 months ago

Watched that arena get imploded about 15 years ago…time has come for this lot to be developed and great to see the density planned which should help alleviate some supply demand imbalances once completed.

Anonymous
6 months ago

Now its time for Miami to build a Resort Casino in the area.

Frank
6 months ago

This area in 3 years will be night and day difference. MWC will be great!

Spell it Right
6 months ago

Really?

Tony
6 months ago

Google it. Educate yourself

T G
6 months ago

I can see this lot from my apartment. i wondered what they were doing with it, because it’s a massive lot. Glad to see it’ll be used for residential. The area needs more life.

Truth Matters
6 months ago

Unfortunately, soil testing means nothing. Enjoy the view. It’ll be there for another decade.

Checo
6 months ago

Right.
Accomplished developers like to buy land for millions of dollars and test soil for nothing.

Anonymous
6 months ago

@checo You must be new here.

Anonymous
6 months ago

“Grouchy Smurf” is may favorite Smurf character.

– Checo

They call me...
6 months ago

: )

Melo is sigma and chad
6 months ago

Hurry, this will be a link between brightline and Miami World Center and Okan

Anon
6 months ago

Impressive. World Center may just happen.

Anonymous
6 months ago

World center was a dream that was never built to the original plan

Anon
6 months ago

Developments of this scale will always change according to market conditions

Anonymous
6 months ago

I hope they build something fast

Antennae
6 months ago

Yes, agree this is vital to the success of the area. OKAN Tower will be a plus but this link is paramount.

Anonymous
6 months ago

Yep. Hype something and then at the end say, but it is really just something I have in mind only. These people.

John
6 months ago

Many years ago there was 7 old apartment buildings on the site

gravy train
6 months ago

when are they gonna do soil tests under that magic city development on that old trailer park site….remember the other trailer park on biscayne is now a superfund property….remember…

Anonymous
6 months ago

“Soil testing” lol, more like peo testing haha

Ace
6 months ago

Renderings please !!!

Anonymous
6 months ago

Did Shawn Kouri put you up to this comment?

Anonymous
6 months ago

Fingers crossed it’s at least better than how sad and watered-down the proposed Marriott became. Hopefully, there’s some curves and spire(s), and not juxtaposed balconies and blank wall design flaws concealed by ugly murals.

Zz01
6 months ago

What is the cause for the fascination with spires?

anonymous
6 months ago

2,457 parking spaces

In the most transit dense area of the state. Inter & Intra city rail, heavy rail, metromover, buses and bike lanes. Pathetic.

Anonymous
6 months ago

So, if I lived here and wanna go somewhere in say, SW MiamiDade, I shouldn’t even think about owning a vehicle which would be able to take me there because this area is “In the most transit dense area of the state. Inter & Intra city rail, heavy rail, metromover, buses and bike lanes?”

Okayyy Mr Wonderful.

ParkingHater
6 months ago

yes

Anonymous
6 months ago

Meanwhile where you live, you can conveniently walk out the door, get into your car that’s parked a few feet from your house, and drive anywhere you want to go?

Geezzz some people are very selfish.

ParkingHater
6 months ago

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Anonymous
6 months ago

So parking contributes to society in a very negative way?

Gee, Parking knows everything!

They call me...
6 months ago

????
I don’t get this kind of humor.
(Was it intended to be humorous?)