Three New Towers Planned On Riverfront Near Brickell City Centre

Brickell will be getting three new towers along the Miami River, a developer has revealed.

Newgard Development Group, led by Harvey Hernandez, completed the purchase of the property at 99 Southwest Seventh Street earlier this month.

Hernandez told The Real Deal that the new project will include:

  • Tower 1 – branded luxury apartments
  • Tower 2 – branded condos
  • Tower 3 – branded hospitality

There will also be a marina on the Miami River, along with restaurants and a connection to the Underline.

In total, there will be close to 2 million square feet of development.

Marketing for the condo tower is now underway, under the Lofty brand. Buyers will be allowed to rent their units on a short-term basis through platforms such as Airbnb. Prices range from $500,000 to over $1.5 million.

Hernandez paid $50.5 million for the riverfront property and controversially evicted the KLA School that was renting a building on the site, according to the Herald. The school is reportedly challenging the eviction in court.

 

 

The location of the first tower shown in red, from Lofty Brickell’s preliminary marketing material:

 

 

 

 

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Anonymous
23 days ago

The connected riverwalk will transform the city…

Anonymous
22 days ago

We need more offices!! Who will live in all these new towers? What jobs will they do? influencers? Drug dealers? Real estate agents? Who?

Anonymous
22 days ago

Well, take your money and build more offices, and boom!.. problem solved.

Anonymous
22 days ago

WFH is here to stay for a lot of jobs.

Anonymous
21 days ago

^^Not in these parts. Rush hour downtown traffic is back to pre-pandemic levels.

Anonymous
22 days ago

AirBnb investors, and they’re the worst thing to happen to new Brickell bldgs.

Anyone who actually lives in Miami doesn’t want to buy in one of these new “short-term leasing allowed” bldgs. You’re signing up for a constant state of sketchy transient tourists partying non-stop and destroying the common areas you pay for.

I’d pay a premium for a bldg that promises only allowing 6 month minimum leases. Too bad most of the new construction market doesn’t fall into that category…

Anonymous
22 days ago

It’s an interesting picture you paint since none of this type of building is in operation yet. But you may be right.

Anonymous
22 days ago

But there are those bldgs in operation already. Ask anyone who lives at Icon Brickell 3 how life has been the past year

Anonymous
22 days ago

Worse than Icon Brickell, ask anyone that lives in Opera Tower. Busted elevator buttons, 30 minute waits to use the elevators, porn filmed on balconies, it got so bad the news did a story on it. How do you think the property values hold up in a building like this? Imagine the added expense or repairs and maintenance from all that wear and tear and as an owner of a unit in the building the HOA is coming to everyone of you for the additional money to make the repairs.

Anonymous
22 days ago

How about the Club at Brickell Bay?

Anonymous
22 days ago

Just look at the Opera tower in Edgewater, the Police is there 24/7

Anonymous
22 days ago

Developers don’t care about the future of miami. Just take the money and run. For that reason the level of education in this city its so low compared with major us cities. We are overwhelmed by influencers hookers and drug dealers which buy all these condos.

Anonymous
22 days ago

Capitalism can be shocking when you actually see it in action, huh?

Anonymous
22 days ago

This is sad but true.

Anonymous
22 days ago

Don’t disagree about miami being awash in hustlers, and having a less than stellar education system for a city this size, but fail to see the connection with developers.

Anonymous
22 days ago

Source

Darin
21 days ago

I say this all the time ENOUGH with the condos, more office towers before there’s no more room!

Anonymous
21 days ago

Lol, Darin’s been playing “SIM” city too much.

Anonymous
22 days ago

Miami will look back in five years and really regret allowing Short term rentals in so many of these newer properties.

Anonymous
22 days ago

Well, you can either let capitalism run it’s course or you can desire some form of communism… your choice.

Anonymous
21 days ago

Communism

Anonymous
22 days ago

All residential and hotels. Build office space!!!!!

Anonymous
22 days ago

Well take your money and start building more office space.. trust me, nobody will complain.

Anonymous
22 days ago

Miami is awash in vacant offices

Anonymous
22 days ago

^ Heck, the whole country is.

Anonymous
21 days ago

^^true. Look at booming Houston. None of their top 5 and only 1 of their top 10 tallest office buildings (it’s all office there) have been built in the last THIRTY years!

With Dallas, NONE of their top 10 tallest have been built within the last 30 years.

Atlanta hasn’t had an over-700 ft tower built since 1992.

Again, these are booming cities, not dead zones like Detroit or Cleveland.

Lack of downtown office space demand isn’t just a Miami issue at all.

transplant
23 days ago

I wonder how many lawsuits this Harvey H development will come with

I caught the number 3 bus
23 days ago

Meanwhile why is mana doing

Anonymous
22 days ago

Man that FPL station needs to go…

Anonymous
23 days ago

Amazing density for Brickell. Wish MWC would get their act together.

POLO
23 days ago

MWC it’s getting its act together. Brickell started developing back in the 1980s, so it has a 35 years advantage, hence the amazing density. Things don’t happen overnight.

Anonymous
22 days ago

I’m rooting for MWC but the conversion of office to residential in so many of their buildings, as well as losing the mall concept with Bloomingdales and Macy’s as anchor tenants, coupled with the *major* loss of the convention center/hotel is concerning.

I walked by Coaba the other day and the first retail tenants of MWC do not…look promising…I can tell you that. They recently announced they will now be looking to “local retailers” for the development which I think is code for “we can’t get anyone in here”.

I know that regardless 10+ years from now this area will be the best in the city, but it’s more immediate future is looking a little shaky.

Anonymous
22 days ago

Rome wasn’t built in a day.

Anonymous
22 days ago

Brickell has been “developing,” meaning condo towers since the 1960s when it still looked like Coconut Grove.

Anonymous
22 days ago

Nonsense. At the beginning Mwc and bcc were neck and neck to be developed. Different quality of developers Swire vs falcone/motwani. Not to diminish what mwc has achieved.

Anonymous
22 days ago

Miami Worldcenter will be way nicer than Brickell due to its central location. You got a college, the arena, the port, the train station and it’s in between Brickell, Wynwood. Overtown will become the new Midtown and if they build the casino, boom!! Forget Brickell.

Anonymous
22 days ago

WHO would want to live near a port, a train station and a casino? NOT.

Anonymous
22 days ago

lmfao what planet are you from?
Yeah, “who would wanna live near GRAND CENTRAL!? NOT ME. What kind of IDIOT would want to live by MOBILITY and MASS TRANSIT!???? And close to the WATERFRONT!?? Who wants THAT!????”

Anonymous
22 days ago

All the white trash will move next of casino. Boom

Anonymous
22 days ago

Good. I want somebody to understand my order as a paying customer at Taco Bell.

Anonymous
22 days ago

lol…

Anonymous
22 days ago

Learn Spanish. You’re in Miami. Move to Fort Lauderdale if you want to speak English.

Anonymous
22 days ago

^ So you’re saying that it’s alright for people to get to the U.S.A by any means necessary and they should never have to learn or speak a lick of English?

Anonymous
21 days ago

It’s a free country right? Lol!

Anonymous
21 days ago

^^^enjoy your $15/hr job digging fence posts in Dade County without English fluency.

Anonymous
22 days ago

leftist really refuse to name the group who is actually making city statics bad.

Anonymous
21 days ago

^ Okay, I’ll name one. The Trumps…

Anonymous
22 days ago

Trash can’t afford the rental.

Anonymous
22 days ago

LOL, a State college and Overtown. Truly the definition of “vibrant!”

Anonymous
22 days ago

Yeah…because nothing screams luxury like have Miami Heat ticket scalpers on your block.

Is it true that the Four Seasons, Mandarin Oriental, and the major banking institutions are leaving Brickell to go to the “much nicer” MiamiWorldcenter?

Anonymous
22 days ago

Fuck them kids

Anonymous
21 days ago

Office won’t be built on waterfront property. Residential will make up over 90% of it in Miami until everything is covered. Until then, expect the office developments to be built further behind where it’s cheaper and makes more sense

Rajpaul S Jailall
18 days ago

I am not going to waste my time to comment when you didn’t post the last one,my comment was waiting for approval what did you not like what I posted.

Anonymous
22 days ago

Mana’s idea of “renovation” is to strip a building its skeletal frame like a bombed out building in Bosnia, probably sell all the precious metals, and then walk away.

Anonymous
23 days ago

Metrorail passes right next to it. It’s a shame a station isn’t being built.

I caught the number 3 bus
23 days ago

There is already a metromover station nearby. Y’all want a station on every block ?

Anonymous
23 days ago

clearly not a local

Anonbttm
23 days ago

my gut reaction was to disagree, but then I got curious, so I measured the distance between this site and the Brickell Metrorail station (`1500 ft) and then measured the distance between stations along urban core/financial district lines in New York, Philly, Boston, Chicago, and LA. LA had the longest distances, followed distantly by DC. But the others all had stations distanced much closer or similarly together. And the idea is to have infrastructure in place for people to move into right?

Anonymous
22 days ago

Exactly. And you’re not even considering the buildings west of this as well as any future developments. A station here can help activate that whole nw corner of Brickell where outside of American Social, it’s kind of deserted or too suburban looking with strip malls. It will also give people traveling on Metrrail direct access to the Riverwalk without having to transfer to the mover.

Anonymous
22 days ago

Or the people wishing to “access the Riverwalk” can exit Metrorail at the 9th street station and walk in the UNDERLINE park 3 blocks to the Miami River Greenway.

Anonymous
22 days ago

Anonbttm? Like from twitter?

Anonymous
22 days ago

What?
Glad you had the time to do those measurements in the other cities, however, my 15 second investment in a Google Earth measurement from this property on the corner of SW 7th Street to the stairs leading up to the SW 9th Street Metrorail station is 1,056 ft.

Is pure stupidity to seriously consider a Metrorail stop at SW 7th Street and at SW 9th Street.

Sure, *AN IDEA* is to have infrastructure in place for people to move in. Another idea is to have a train that doesn’t stop every 2 blocks to unload and offload people and slow the thoughtful commuter down.

I’ll give you the benefit of the doubt and assume that you are confusing MetroRail with MetroMover.

Anonymous
22 days ago

The Brickell metrorail station is like a 2-3 block walk from this site.

Anonymous
22 days ago

More like 4-5. Even more if you’re coming from the blocks west of this site.

Anonymous
22 days ago

Funny how you both *slightly* exaggerated to try to make your point lol… The Metrorail entrance is exactly 3-4 blocks away (3 from the south end of the site, 4 from the north end).

Anonymous
22 days ago

earth.google.com

Anonymous
22 days ago

And directly connected by the Underline. It’s the easiest walk/scooter ride in Brickell

Anonymous
22 days ago

Look, I’m lazy and spoiled okay?..

lol…

Anonymous
22 days ago

2 blocks. Exactly.

Anonymous
22 days ago

If they’re building a station here they need to expand west