Target Signs Lease At Solar-Powered, Transit-Oriented Development At Coconut Grove Metrorail Station

Target has finalized a lease this month to open a store at Grove Central, a sustainable, transit-oriented development planned at the Coconut Grove Metrorail station.

The project includes 135,000 square feet of retail, 288 apartments, and a parking garage with 898 spaces.

Target will take 49,658 square feet in the retail building, which includes six stories of multi-use space and five stories of garage.

Grove Central will feature a rooftop solar trellis that is capable of powering the entire development, while also charging a large micro-grid battery for use when the sun is down.

A rooftop social hub is planned, including a coffee shop, cocktail bar, rooftop lounge, outdoor moving screening and musical event space, and co-working spaces. At the ground level, a Linear Plaza lined with mature trees and retail will be connected to the Underline and a renovated Metrorail station.

Touzet Studio is the architect. Terra Group and Grass River Property are the developers.

 

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marc
1 year ago

These types of redevelopments should be encouraged throughout the Metro Rail system. You get density, new stations, and some Underline help, at least at the Underline portion of the rail. Bravo

Anonymous
1 year ago

Yes, the Palmetto and Okeechobee stations are begging for this.

Anonymous
1 year ago

Transit oriented development has been encourage since the metro mover opened in 1984.

Alex F.
1 year ago

Agreed. Great work by everyone involved!!

Geo
1 year ago

Loving all these transit oriented developments, just wish there were more stations to build around

Anonymous
1 year ago

All the land around every Metrorail station should be rezoned to allow high-density development including Hialeah and The NW 27th Ave Corridor

Anonymous
1 year ago

wish this project didn’t get scaled back. Should have a lot more apartments

Anonymous
1 year ago

Almost every project gets scaled back because of the crybabies in this county.

Anonymous
1 year ago

Then show up to meetings in support to drown out the nimby voices.

Anonymous
1 year ago

Nice project ?

Anonymous
1 year ago

I’m surprised Hialeah and Okeechobee stations haven’t gotten any proposed transit oriented development.

Anonymous
1 year ago

Too far from the center core and Allapatah, Overtown, Santa Clara and the airport station should get more high density projects

Anonymous
1 year ago

They are currently working with Valsan and La Casa de Los Jugos for proposed retail at both Hialeah and Okeechobee stations.

Anonymous
1 year ago

Ñoooooo que barato will be the anchor retail at the Okeechobee station

Anonymous
1 year ago

BRAVO!!! Another great transit oriented development and this one is SOLAR!!

Jacob
1 year ago

Love it! Developments like this will make me more inclined to ride the Metro Rail to and from work. Having a hub where I can now get my groceries, and grab a coffee or a drink before/after work will make my commute much more enjoyable.

Miami needs more TODs like this!

Hopefully this will be a catalyst for making the immediate surrounding area more walkable.

Anonymous
1 year ago

It will already have the underline going right beside it at it’s doorstep.

Anonymous
1 year ago

What about a pedestrian bridge across US1 and for the Underline?

Anonymous
1 year ago

FIU is building it

Anonymous
1 year ago

> sustainable transit-oriented development
> parking garage with 898 spaces.

Right.

Anonymous
1 year ago

Um yeah, some people do prefer to drive their car ya know.

Anonymous
1 year ago

You said it buddy. I would not trade my Z4 for anything in the world!

Anonymous
1 year ago

Sorry. Lexus comfort always.

Anonymous
1 year ago

Woah rich guys, nice badass boys with their toys, oohh yeah tell me more about your car! I really want to know, you guys are so cool and epic!

Anonymous
1 year ago

people can drive to the station, then take metro rail downtown etc., That is an important aspect as well.

William
1 year ago

WOW!!! Good job Grass River / Terra!!! Impressive! Big box retail in the heart of Us1 Miami Corridor!!

Paul
1 year ago

YES YES YES!! I’m happy to actually see people starting to use their noggins in regards to development – bravo!

Powering development with a renewable energy source w/ cutting edge tech (solar) – check!

High quality amenities in a building that’s actually affordable for some of it’s residents –check!

Improving the efficiency of the building via newer concepts (like co-living) check!

Connecting your retail to the transit line so that it’s ACTUALLY accessible to the general public (Not EVERYONE can afford a car!) — check.

Planning your density so that it’s right on the transit line and help ensure people will actually use it — check!

Seems like such common sense and yet it’s rarely happening… very happy to see this.

Anonymous
1 year ago

Should be its residents. No need for apostrophe

Paul
1 year ago

grrrrr… thanks! I can’t edit it, though 🙁

Anonymous
1 year ago

YES, WOW, AMAZING!!!
This is the type of project we need, so many good aspects about it that I like.
thank you.
BRING MORE!!!

Anonymous
1 year ago

Wow a Target store! Miami wins bragging rights!

Anonymous
1 year ago

I live in West Brickell, 2 blocks from the Metrorail station. I will definitely be taking this to the Target. Finally the downtown core folks have a Target that is reachable by transit.

Anonymous
1 year ago

As someone moving to Brickell, I will be as well! How long of a metro commute is this for you?

Anonymous
1 year ago

dose this mean no Target for MWC or Brickell??

marc
1 year ago

Not necessarily. There are Targets pretty close together at Dadeland Station and at Sw 104 Street and US1, about 2 miles. A Target in Brickell or MWC would be the same distance from either Coconut Grove or Midtown.

Anonymous
1 year ago

I could potentially see one in West Brickell or maybe they could take over the old Macy’s in downtown.

Anonymous
1 year ago

Too cheap for MWC.

Alex F.
1 year ago

Exactly what we needed!!

Anonymous
1 year ago

Does anyone know when it’s supposed to be complete?

Craig C.
1 year ago

Well done, Courtelis!

Anonymous
1 year ago

I live around and take the metro every day and i just cursed when i saw this. this neighborhood is losing the only open space around, that parking featured a lot of green space and people came to walk their dogs and just hang out and enjoy.

Also their visualization is missing the condo building going up righgt next to the station right now.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Hang out and enjoying a barren asphalt parking lot? Give me a break, from what the renderings show there will be lots of green space and more trees (vast improvement than the 50 sad palm trees that are drowning in concrete along 27th). Plus the underline will run parallel along this entire project. I live in the neighborhood and I say BUILD IT!

Anonymous
11 months ago

US1 is cluttered with high rises already. This is crazy. We won’t be able to see the sun anymore!

Anonymous
1 year ago

TOD and Target are wonderful and all, Christ this building is ugly. A box with cluttered prison windows? Very un-Grove, and looks more as a cheap airport hotel in Doral.

Anonymous
1 year ago

Most likely free parking for Target customers vs. $4.50 round trip on Metrorail from downtown and Brickell. I know this comment will get downvoted but it is the truth.

Anonymous
1 year ago

Wake up Darling, Parking in Midtown Miami was free for a couple of years, Now is $2:00 x H.

Anonymous
1 year ago

It won’t be free. It will be managed by the same company that currently runs the midtown mall.

Alpina
1 year ago

another building the 80’s

Anonymous
1 year ago

solar in the 80’s?

Alpina
1 year ago

No but the architecture, specially the parking structure facade from US1

A. Nonymous
1 year ago

That’s because it should have been done in the 80’s when Metrorail was.