The One Is Coming: Related Group Schedules 444 Brickell Groundbreaking For 1Q 2021 (A Riverwalk Is Coming Too)

Related Group is moving forward with development of the 444 Brickell project.

The developer will break ground on the first of three tower planned for the site in the first of quarter of 2021, they told the Herald.

Construction will take 30 months to complete. City records show the developer has filed for total demolition of a four story office building on the site.

The first tower will have 40 to 45 stories with 500 rental apartments.

The project was named One Brickell in 2015.

The developer filed plans to build three towers at heights of 57 stories, 77 stories, and 82 stories, so the new tower will be shorter than originally planned. The completed three phases were proposed to include 1,400 residential units, 249 hotel units, 41,272 square feet office space, and 24,263 square feet retail space.

One big benefit of Related finally beginning work: the riverwalk would finally connect behind 444 Brickell to the one behind Icon Brickell and the Miami Circle, offering a continuous path along the river.

One of the approval conditions for 444 Brickell imposed by the city in 2015 was that Related would build a temporary baywalk on wooden docks behind the site during phase one, even if the second phase has not yet started. Later, they will build a full riverwalk behind the second phase.

 

 

The original design, now set to be modified:

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Anonymous
7 months ago

The river is the ultimate scarce asset thats been severly underdeveloped and underutilized to the detriment of Miami residents – very much looking forward to the day of a fully connected riverwalk thats years overdue.

Anonymous
7 months ago

“detriment of miami residents?” i think you’re giving this thing to much importance.

Anonymous
7 months ago

Would you rather have him sugarcoat the story instead of explaining it the way he did?

Anonymous
7 months ago

I was born and raised in Miami over sixty years ago. The use of the Miami river never posed some kind of “detriment” to city of Miami residents, maybe to the few that rely on it but never everybody in the city. This person can only “sugarcoat” his/her opinion, I deal with facts.

Alpina
7 months ago

It is strange they go with a 40-45 tall building having the chance to go taller on such a prime location…they are also going with rental; if I am not mistaken Related hasn’t done rental in quite some time, but I can be wrong. I always thought an office component would have been nice on this site but the office market is unfortunelly dead right now. I just hope they incorporate some interesting retail component, definitely some kind of innovative grocery shopping is necessary in this crowded area.

I believe Related has been successful in every large project they have done at least from their financial perspective, but they have never done not even remotely close ‘the city with in a city’ so called concept. For this major and grand site would have been nice to envision not only condos with a restaurant and salon on the 1st level but a compromise to activate the Riverwalk experience as a way to return something to the city and the urban fabric. To do the connection to the park is a great move but to actually activate the Riverwalk will require more than that.

If we end up with another massive pedestal with 3 towers sitting on top a la Icon Brickell in front would be another missed chance to do something grand. It is not always about making a quick big profit, but it is also about being timeless with a lasting presence, building character and reshaping this city, being iconic not just stilling the name, incorporating different uses private and public, and solving urban problematics…having money and power comes with a great responsibility…and another cookiecutter project would be a Great, Grand MISTAKE.

Anonymous
7 months ago

Then its a damn shame its related bc they only care about one thing .. PROFITS. They don’t care about making a lasting impression on the city and their latest developments have been plagued with problems. Just ask anyone living in a recently built related building.

Anonymous
7 months ago

Look, the only thing that concerns about Miami right now is all these chickens and roosters walking around in my nieghborhood.

Anonymous
7 months ago

Depends on which building there most recent Park grove and Casa Armani are top notch!

Alpina
7 months ago

I think they partner with Terra in both developments… that makes the difference

Anonymous
7 months ago

Related just did Hudson yard in NYC

Anonymous
7 months ago

Related Companies not Related Group

Anonymous
7 months ago

“If we end up with another massive pedestal with 3 towers sitting on top a la Icon Brickell in front would be another missed chance to do something grand. It is not always about making a quick big profit, but it is also about being timeless with a lasting presence, building character and reshaping this city, being iconic not just stilling the name, incorporating different uses private and public, and solving urban problematics…having money and power comes with a great responsibility…and another cookiecutter project would be a Great, Grand MISTAKE.”

I LOVE, LOVE what you said, thank you

Anonymous
7 months ago

Hopefully they’ll add a supermarket

Anonymous
7 months ago

The river looks so tiny on the google map lol 😂

Anonymous
7 months ago

Joking? IDK on this site who is joking and who is not anymore. The river is not the thin blue line. IDK I guess the joke is on me?

Anonymous
7 months ago

Will we have to wait 30 months for the temporary Riverwalk? Or will it be built at the beginning of phase 1?

Anonymous
7 months ago

It will take 30 months to complete the entire project and the project has at least 2 phases. The article says the temporary boardwalk has to be completed during phase 1.
If you assume there are only 2 phases, then the latest it could be completed would be 15months into the project, which is mid/late 2022.
I would guess that there are 3 phases (corresponding to each building being built), making each phase 10months, in which case the temporary boardwalk would have to be completed by the end of 2021 latest.

Anonymous
7 months ago

30 months is clearly the timeline for phase one. Not the whole project.

Anonymous
7 months ago

Will the baywalk go under the Brickell Avenue bridge?

Anonymous
7 months ago

Yes, there are actually two corridors ready for pedestrian traffic under the bridge for the walkway.

Anonymous
7 months ago

brickell on the river, 500 brickell say good – bye to the views! Nice addition to Brickells skyline though, build this asap

Shawn Kouri
7 months ago

And when is the whole thing expected to be completed?

Anonymous
7 months ago

30months from the first quarter of 2021, so mid/late 2023.

Anonymous
7 months ago

What happened to One biscayne

Paul
7 months ago

I think One Biscayne is Tibor Hollo, not Related. And I think they plan on developing The Towers by Foster in Brickell before One Biscayne.

Anonymous G
7 months ago

I want to build this project! Great location. Will be very exciting!

Anonymous
7 months ago

GOOD

Anonymous
7 months ago

There are thousands of units now under construction north of the river: is the demand strong enough to absorb all of this new inventory that will soon flood the market plus what 444 will add? There goes Cap Grille sigh(

Anonymous
7 months ago

Jorge Perez

Anonymous
7 months ago

Fuck Jorge Perez, he’s gonna be considered a huge joke when he is exposed from the truth.

Anonymous
7 months ago

Awww… still sore because of what he said about your pimp, Conman Trump?