Tower To Replace Burger King Across From Brickell City Centre Resubmitted To FAA At 960 Feet

The owners of the Burger King property across from Brickell City Centre have applied for Federal Aviation Administration approval to build a 960 foot tower.

The application lists a height of 953 feet above ground, or 960 feet above sea level.

FAA approval was granted for an identical height in 2016, but is set to expire in November.

In 2017, city approval for a 78-story tower called “18” was granted. It is planned to include four stories of retail at the base, with the upper levels to include 392 residential units, in a tower designed by Nichols Brosch Wurst Wolfe & Associates.

NBWW said the tower would be among “the most architecturally-compelling structures to rise in downtown Miami.”

Owner Karam Group later listed the property for sale. Claro Development was managing the development process for the new tower.

A strip mall including the Burger King is currently on the site, along with perhaps one of the most lucrative parking lots in Miami, where cars are regularly booted after their owners leave to shop elsewhere in Brickell (and then forced to pay a fine).

Space in the strip mall is still listed as available for rent as of this month on real estate website Loopnet.

 

 

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marc

Too beautiful=flip

Anonymous

Liquid Lofts and that Israeli Tower look like crap and were flips, and considering it has come back I’ll be optimistic. It better not be bait and switch, however.

Anonymous

“cars are regularly booted after their owners leave to shop elsewhere in Brickell (and then forced to pay a fine)”
Forced to pay? Please! If you are too cheap to pay for parking, you should get booted, and no one is forcing you to pay the fine, you always have the option to leave your car or to not commit the infraction in the first place!

POLO

I don’t think this tower is going to come out of the ground soon.

Anonymous

Yep
Waste of news
Total tease

Anonymous

especially since they just redid the face of the shopping center.

Anonymous

Sandwhicherie has another 20 years of lease and not going anywhere. The owner just wants to show potential to sell the lot, but nobody is buying

Anonymous

Probably have a kickout clause after x years

Anonymous

Not true re lease.

Anonymous

They have 20 years worth of options (on tenant side) with no kickout/redev clause whatsoever? Hard to believe an owner would tie up a property like this to one little tenant.

Anonymous

Are you positive?
Le Sandwicherie (my lunch today) is a fairly new tenant. It would be very surprising if the owner did not have a redevelopment clause in that lease.
BCC was planned, and ownership had to know that his property would be in play in about years.

BK might still have some years…

Anonymous

Agree! The condo market still too soft. It will come out of the ground on the next boom… probably around 2024-2025.

Reality

Losing this Burger King would be like losing Olympia Theater or Marine Stadium.

Anonymous

la sandwicherie is the real loss

Anonymous

Thankfully the Wynwood location will open soon.

Anonymous

I have eaten there, no big loss.

Anonymous

oh brother.

Anonymous

No, you are too fat. Stop eating Whoppers.

Anonymous

Guy who owns this land also owns the CVS shopping center on sw 8th and 2nd avenue aka he isn’t doing anything with this until someone buys it so I doubt this proposal will happen. Shame.

Anonymous

It’s gonna be a whopper!

Anonymous

have it your way.

Anonymous

I’m lovin it? …wait

Anonymous

Podium facade looks like the Miami Beach convention center facade.

Brickellite

Honest to goodness, Brickell is the Bomb….

Anonymous

Phallic with veins

Anonymous

Nice
Just the way I like em

Anonymous

How Okan of you… 😉

Anonymous

no wonder i felt movement in my crotch.

Anonymous

ooooh, can I feel the joy?

Anonymous

Sounds like the writer was towed from there once before? lol

Anonymous

8 St and Miami Ave will be the most parking dense corner in Miami.

Anonymous

This make sense, because it would probably be at the center of the most dense 4 residential blocks south of Manhattan.

Anonymous

Density works when we are talking humans not cars.

Flymia

Just keeping the development rights open for a sale.

Really hope something good goes here, with City Centre right there I would like to see something with good ground floor glass open style retail and really opens up the streets. Make that intersection the square of Miami.

Anonymous

Beautiful

Anonymous

Just keeping it marketable 😉

Anonymous

👎 Burger King > 18 Tower

Anonymous

WOW I’ve been waiting for news of something replacing that shopping center, this would be awesome! Will miss the having the liquor store there though…

Anonymous

OMG wow just wow ohhh yeah. love it. better than a wopper!

Anonymous

hold my pickle. and my whopper.

Anonymous

This ain’t happening like Aston-Martin.

Anonymous

Thank heavens. 6 years from start to finish.

Anonymous

Wow !! I hope mass transit is expanded soon — everyone of these monster bldgs inside one small slot is like a whole neighborhood in the west areas containing hundreds of homes and thousands of people

Anonymous

Yeah, it’s going from boring to pizzazz!

Anonymous

what are you talking about we have great mass transit? https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07VXXFR9Z

Brick Hell

Do man-bunned hipsters eat Whoppers? Asking for a friend.

Anonymous

Build a Target there!

chino

The bad news is no more Burger King…

Anonymous

Aside from the weak presales market, the design appears fairly expensive to build, so probably not going to happen in the near future. This owner doesn’t have the financial muscle like Coto at Aston Martin, another expensive design that had few presales when construction began.

Anonymous

Paper can support anything you want to design , reality is other …..

oliver twist

Who the F needs another tower, while not one road was added or can be added in Brickell. Traffic is already unbearable, not to speak of inventory, which is already way too big and not enough buyers

Anonymous

Little developer inventory. Mostly idiot investors at silly prices.

Anonymous

Precisely the reason Brickell will not be fully successful. City centers are for people, not cars. Stop adding parking or else it’s going to be chaos and people will avoid it.

Anonymous

I bet you don’t live in Brickell?

Anonymous

Worst Podium EVER!

Anonymous

Developer doesnt even know this isnt “downtown miami” lol

Anonymous

Brickell is part of downtown Miami…

Anonymous

people should stop shopping there and force the tenants to close.
cars get booted for no valid reason.

Sgt. Sapingo

How dare you forsake us and suggest that La Sandwicherie and Burger King close down!!!

Anonymous

“no valid reason” if you park there and shop somewhere else that’s a valid reason.