Total Demolition Permit Approved At Biscayne Boulevard Property Where 3 Towers Planned

Miami’s Building Department approved a total demolition permit yesterday for a former Wendy’s Restaurant at the 3333 Biscayne property where a major redevelopment is planned.

A contractor is not yet attached to the demolition permit.

The new development will include two residential towers rising 40 and 41 stories, as well as an office tower rising 12 stories.

According to The Real Deal, the property had recently been marketed for $75 million. However, developer Beitel Group said it is moving full speed ahead with the new development and was in the process of getting demolition bids.

 




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Anon
15 days ago

This part of the core is exploding

Anonymous Edgewater-ian
15 days ago

Yep! Soon enough, our neighborhood will be fully walkable and connected like Brickell is now.

anon
15 days ago

It’s not, and it won’t be, unless people finally demand it. Edgewater is a glorified vertical suburb with little to no safe walk-ability.

anon
15 days ago

the entire area is a construction zone with a lot of empty lots still… I think that’s the point, with all these new dense construction filling lots it’ll become more walkable and interconnected. Dont be such a debby downer

Anonymous
15 days ago

It’s becoming more walkable every day. Many of us who have been here longer than 5 minutes remember when Brickell was a collection of buildings with little walkability, like Edgewater is today, but we all saw how quickly that changed.

Anonymous
15 days ago

Brickell is unique and can’t be compared to any nearby areas yet, because Brickell prioritized infrastructure like an inner-city monorail and outer-borough rail decades before the collection in Brickell really blossomed into the super-neighborhood it is today.

Anonymous
15 days ago

Downvote the OP comment, but bayfront box towers with parking garages spanning the rest of a block is NOT walkable. Frankly, the only exception I’ve seen recently is the AIMCO development.

Anonymous
14 days ago

Feel free to stay in Brickell as we continue to make our neighborhood more walkable and enjoy our huge park and coming pocket parks.

Anon
7 days ago

what park lol

Antennae
15 days ago

Sorry to burst your bubble. It will be decades before that area is walkable and connected.

Anon
15 days ago

Then you can stay down there in Brickell as the rest of the city transforms. No one is forcing you to take part in the explosive growth happening in Wynwood/Midtown/Design District/Edgewater.

Bye!

Anonymous
15 days ago

Brickell, Greater Downtown, Coconut Grove, Little Havana, Vizcaya & Coral Way, Overtown, and Riverside are continually evolving for the better. However, pedestrian pathways do not directly connect these vital Miami neighborhoods to the shops and residences in Midtown, creating a sense of separation. South of 395, these areas are united by rail, contributing to the city’s core atmosphere and current areas for connected growth.

Anonymous
15 days ago

I have walked from Brickell to Midtown/Wynwood more times than I can count. Of course there is still lots of work to be done in the in-between areas, but it is simply not true to say the two areas are not connected.

Anonymous
15 days ago

It’s an hour and fifteen minutes to walk from Brickell to Midtown, with a lot of obstacles in the way. We can’t expect people to walk that both ways daily or have to pay 25 dollars a day in parking, or 50 dollars to Uber each way. That’s what I mean by it feeling disconnected.

shabad
14 days ago

I agree with your sentiment but if you’re paying $50 to uber from Brickell to Midtown you’re getting absolutely FLEECED lmao

Anonymous
14 days ago

It’s at minimum 25 dollars each way, and then if I want to go when there’s an event it’s usually peak timing. Uber rates have gone up x5 in two years. Maybe it’s because people don’t have any attractive alternatives…

Anonymous
14 days ago

Lmfaoooo I regularly pay around $10. Are you tipping 100%?

Anonymous
14 days ago

Exactly. I never pay more than $8-10 each way.

Anonymous
14 days ago

Three things:
1) I do not know a single person that would define walkable at 3+ mile walk one way. I would define walkable as anything within 1 mile one way and very walkable would be less then .5 miles one way. You would add this distance to a train stop, metro mover stop, etc. If you have a .25 mile walk to the metro mover and then a 2 mile walk from your final stop to your final destination, I wouldn’t describe that as walkable hence Wynwood, Midtown, and Edgewater would not fall into the “they’re connected and walkable” bucket in my opinion.

2) Because of the way Edgewater is setup, I don’t even think it’s “walkable” within itself (much less to other neighborhoods per above) as there are many roads that dead end and don’t connect north and south and the “baywalk” is inconsistent forcing you to walk out to Biscayne Boulevard and trace a much longer path to get places.

3) This person didn’t do their research. At 1PM on a Tuesday, an uber is $16, with tip, it would be 20. I would say at a minimum it’s $10 each way for the fare + whatever you want to tip and at peak times, maybe $20 each way for the fare + whatever you want to tip.

Connected
15 days ago

#BuildTheBaywalk

don shula
15 days ago

another fast food drive thru, gone.

herald is going to run an editorial about how demolishing old miami architecture is ruining us…

Anonymous
15 days ago

So now chain restaurant Wendy’s classifies as old Miami architecture??? I’m all for historic preservation, but please raise your standards, darling!

Anonymous
15 days ago

That’s the point. We’re losing real historic architecture in Coconut Grove and Shenandoah, but The Miami Herald will whine about some junk from the 1950s and 1960s.

Anonymous
15 days ago

MiMo historic district was just voted to be upzoned too. It’s even further north from the metro stations and with lots of historic waterfront charm worth preserving.

Anonymous
14 days ago

It needed that upzone. MiMo is awesome already, but still lots of shit to be bulldozed. And no, I’m not referring to historic waterfront charm, but rather the tons of slum-like properties on the side streets.

Anonymous
14 days ago

There needs to be a balance between development and conservation. It is as bad to tear everything down and loose character as it is to stall the economy by forbidding to develop anything

anonymous
15 days ago

I love it , they are demolishing lots of buildings on edgewater to build bigger and better towers and are opening new businesses

Anonymous
15 days ago

The City Commisioners just upzoned historic Miami what a shame. Build a metro mover before upzoning it gets over saturated and more congested

BDub
15 days ago

Hope that happens, nice looking addition to the neighborhood.

Anonymous
15 days ago

Even though Wendy’s was my go-to drunk food option in the area, I would rather have this stunning development. Can’t wait for this one.

Anon
15 days ago

In love with this project

Anonymous
15 days ago

What three towers? All I see it twins and a hideous mass of stacked pizza boxes.

Dro
14 days ago

It takes 40 min to go from Biscayne and 15th to 36th during rush hour. This area is a sh…show already.

Name*
15 days ago

Stunning?

Anonymous but Famous
14 days ago

On the eastern side of Biscayne Blvd at Edgewater the Shell station and the Wendy’s are goners. How do we convince the McDonald’s, Pollo Tropical and Starbucks to become part of a larger development in their place or move a couple of blocks to the west?

Realtalk Reilly
13 days ago

Awww. I was told by someone that a new incorporated Wendy’s franchise was actually part of the redevelopment plan for that property. My love of Double Stacks and Frosties made me want to believe it so badly! But alas it does not appear to be the case.

It’s hard to believe the lot taken up by that one little old Wendy’s is big enough for all those buildings. They must’ve bought the parcel to the east, too.