Tree Permit Filed At Brickell Site Where 39-Story Menesse Planned

A tree permit has been applied for at the Brickell site where a 39-story residential tower called Menesse is planned.

The permit application was submitted on May 9 and is now being processed by Miami-Dade County.

The reason for the tree permit filing is to allow for the development and construction of a new multi-family residential development at the property, the permit application states.

Menesse is planned to top off at 426 feet above ground and include:

  • 400 residential units
  • 415 parking spaces

Menesse Brickell LLC is the developer.

Behar Font Partners is the architect.

 


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Anonymous in Brickell
4 months ago

Love this project for the front of Brickell! The common stucco block designs feel oppressive when overdone in a single area. Glad to see elevated glassy development here at the front, with attention to design and luxury finishes. Improved neighborhood designs will provide housing while enhancing the Brickell experience and surrounding parts of Miami!

Anonymous
4 months ago

Stucco is fine when it’s done good. Same with glass. When done bad, respectively you get Melo or that “meticulously designed” glass box proposed around the corner.

Anon
4 months ago

Nice tower with a good amount of glass

Anonymous
4 months ago

SW 2 Ave is blowing up with desperately needed inventory – theres opportunity for buildings with minimal parking built next to underline and future riverwalk.

anon
4 months ago

Agreed. a 1:1 parking ratio is just too much for this transit rich area.

Anonymous
4 months ago

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Anonymous
4 months ago

Stop trying to make Avenue of the Americas happen, Gretchen.

Local in Brickell
4 months ago

I’m thrilled to see this fantastic new addition to the Brickell skyline, which spans from i95 to the Bay, as confirmed by local businesses, maps, condo buildings, and local government authorities.

It’s exciting to witness the positive developments taking place, further enhancing its allure. I confident that the eastern part of Brickell will retain its charm, while new pleasant areas will emerge, providing enhanced opportunities for people to connect, work, and live in this vibrant neighborhood.

The progress unfolding in Brickell is truly thrilling, bringing joy to both the local community and the city of Miami!

Anonymous
4 months ago

I wouldn’t call the eastern parts of Brickell “charming.” Southwest to an extent, but really the eastern bayfront portions are the most intense.

Checo
4 months ago

Mostly true….along the Baywalk from the Miami River south to SE 15th is oddly charming for all the skyscrapers around you.

Anonymous
4 months ago

“At the Brickell site where a 39-story residential tower called Menesse is planned….” This is clearly, undeniably in Brickell, and very much welcomed here!

Anonymous
4 months ago

39 floors! Views from the rooftop amenity deck will be incredible

Por Favor
4 months ago

Please bring a trader joes and large bookstore, more landscaping, art and lighting and drop the electric wires.

Stavi
4 months ago

Happy with the density but I have to be honest the design is a bit too bland for my liking. Hopefully this gets built but with a design revamp

Anonymous
4 months ago

Hope to see retail and restaurants! This area could use some quality residential friendly businesses to liven up the area.

Name
4 months ago

It’s not worse than empire brickell.

Anonymous
4 months ago

What’s with your hateboner for Empire Brickell? It’s not like their proposing Downtown 5th or something.

Anonymous
4 months ago

Considering UDRB and lots of people commenting about distaste for that empire proposal, think it’s too much stucco and too blocked/linear for the size and focal point of skyline. I don’t think anyone has a personal issue.

Anyone?
4 months ago

Do we know if these will be condo or apartments?

Anonymous
4 months ago

Hopefully condos!

Anonymous
4 months ago

Menesse is listed as a “condo” on condo black book. The neighboring building westpine is by the same architect firm, and looks like it connects with this design. It’s going to be a fabulous block!

https://www.condoblackbook.com/blog/miami-s-new-and-pre-construction-condo-update-december-2022/

Howard Roark
4 months ago

This is a horrible name. Like menses. The monthly visitor from hell.

What Italians in Brickell See
4 months ago

Can I get some Chicken Menesse with a side of penne and bolognese?

Spotted Cat
3 months ago

Fix the podium.

Anonymous but Famous
4 months ago

I’d say somewhat bland but I don’t dislike vanilla ice cream. But I’m beginning to worry about crowding in that strip hemmed in by Metrorail, Simpson Park, the river and I-95 and believe me I’m a YIMBY.

Anonymous
4 months ago

It’s one of the least crowded parts of Brickell and most connected to transportation. Id worry about crowding in other parts of Miami over here, all of Miami is growing. This is great spot for growth and enhancement.

Anonymously Important
4 months ago

Brickell is experiencing a continuous influx of people, and the upcoming establishment of new headquarters will further attract individuals to this area. It is crucial for the City not to overlook this growing section of Brickell or dismiss it as a mere “west” region of Brickell without providing the necessary support and attention. Neglecting this part while exclusively focusing on DDA projects north of the Miami River could have adverse effects on Brickell as a whole. Therefore, it is imperative that we embrace and actively promote investment in this particular area of Brickell. We should not let NIMBYISM hinder the growth of Brickell, but rather ensure that it flourishes beautifully and securely through strategic investment and thoughtful planning.

ray
4 months ago

Heck, some of those white building models look better than whats there now…

Anonymous
4 months ago

Here there be Brickell cheerleaders upvoting their own comments and downvoting everyone else.

Checo
4 months ago

Anyone who has lived and/or worked in Miami real estate for 20 or more years, knows that West of SW 1st Ave is not Brickell.

The Metrorail tracks make a very obvious and clear border. The DDA boundaries did not arbitrarily call the neighborhood east of the tracks Brickell and the other side of the tracks an “area of influence”. It is no coincidence that this Menesses on 9th Street is zoned for just Multi-Fam High Density where if you go east on the other side of the Metrorail, the very first building on 9th Street is zoned Central Brickell Rapid Transit Commercial-Residential District. https://gis.miamigov.com/miamizoning/

Newcomers to Miami, marketers, Realtors, and others will gladly and easily say that it is ALL Brickell. Some will say it over and over and over expecting to make it so. Totally understandable, and could be an honest mistake. After all, why would a Realtor lie, or a marketer push the boundaries of what is truthful?

Planning & Zoning make several distinctions between East and West Brickell with the Metrorail tracks being the defining line.

Take for example, 925 SW 2nd Ave, Miami, FL 33130. Otherwise known as West Brickell Apartments, and owned by West Brickell Apartments LLC. Same ownership since 1994. Back when even Realtors called West Brickell by the name West Brickell.

West Brickell Apartments are/were managed by a non-profit called, NEW WORLD CENTER FOUNDATION, INC, whose stated goal is:
THE ORGANIZAITON OWNS AND OEPRATES A 130 UNIT AFFORDABLE HOUSING APARTMENT BUILDING. NOT LESS THAN 80 PERCENT OF THE UNITS THEREIN ARE SET ASIDE FOR RENTAL TO VERY LOW-INCOME PERSONS OR HOUSEHOLDS WHOSE INCOMES ARE 60 PERCENT OR LESS OF THE MEDIAN ANNUAL GROSS INCOME FOR MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, AND 20 PERCENT OF THE UNITS IN THE PROJECT FOR RENTAL TO VERY LOW INCOME PERSONS OR HOUSEHOLDS OR WHOSE INCOMES ARE FORTY PERCENT OF THE MEDIUM ANNUAL GROSS INCOME FOR MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA OR LESS. IN ADDITION, 40 PERCENT OF 80 PERCENT OF THE UNITS ARE SET ASIDE FOR ELDERLY PERSONS.

Rewriting history to suit whatever need does not make much sense to me, unless you think that rewriting the truth will increase your property values, or give you more clout?

There should be no shame at all in living or owning property in West Brickell, I wish that I would have bought a lot or real estate there when I first “arrived” to Brickell in the early 90’s.

Anonymous
4 months ago

This is just Brickell. Sorry you missed out on an opportunity. That’s okay. Whatever divisive messaging was behind that one company’s name and mindset probably made sense at the time and was rooted in segregation and even colonial times, so I can see how someone would unknowingly buy into that narrative. There’s still plenty of opportunities in this part of Brickell.

Anon
4 months ago

There’s affordable places like that next to billion dollar condos in NYC. You think living a few blocks away on other side of the Underline does some magic trick? Its not like the so called pre 1950 “good old days” when there were tracks on the ground.

Brickell Developers
4 months ago

Notice, there are properties two avenues over on SW 2nd and 3rd zoned for RTZ Brickell rapid transit zoning too! This is misinformation and not the truth.

Local
4 months ago

One senior home of sweet abuelas is a benefit to live here, not a bad thing!!! t’s very safe and great part of Brickell.

Checo
4 months ago

Yes 143 SW 9th Street is just west of the Downtown Development District boundary for the Brickell Neighborhood.

And it is just around the corner from 955 SW 2nd Avenue, owned by…..wait for it……WEST BRICKELL APARTMENTS LLC.

https://www8.miamidade.gov/Apps/PA/propertysearch/#/?folio=0102050701130

Embrace it.
Feel terrific that the incremental value of the West Brickell property tax base isn’t recycled into the Downtown Development Authority neighborhoods.

Anon
4 months ago

You’ve been misinformed or mistaken Checo. Are you ok?

The DDA doesn’t define neighborhood boundaries.

That is just the name of a company that owns this building. Not the official name of neighborhood. It’s their choice. For example right next door at 1001 SW 2 AVE is Aloft Brickell owned by

MARY BRICKELL VILLAGE HOTEL LLC

https://www.miamidade.gov/Apps/PA/propertysearch/#/

You don’t need to worry about tax increasing bc of homestead. The tax base has nothing to do with the neighborhood naming. There are parts of downtown and midtown outside the DDA too.

It is Brickell, and that isn’t changing. A majority of developments and many more coming have adopted and identify as Brickell.

Anon
4 months ago

West of here between 2nd and 3rd:

SMART CONDO BRICKELL LLC

229 SW 9 ST

https://www.miamidade.gov/Apps/PA/propertysearch/#/

Maybe when they made the name of the other “west” building they didn’t realize it was in Brickell… or Brickell wasn’t even Brickell then, as we see it today with large skyscrapers all around the Brickell metrorail station.

Anon
4 months ago

There is an “urban core” that includes all of Brickell, including here, and downtown.

Melo is sigma and chad
4 months ago

Good infill and west Brickell is finally filling up

Anonymous
4 months ago

This part of Brickell is getting really nice and all new! More new projects at the front entrance of Brickell.

Ari
4 months ago

Agree people say west Brickell for west of 95. East of 95 is Brickell

Anon
4 months ago

People say West Brickell for anything west of I95, but there’s no such thing lol That would be little havana or shenandoah. Brickell ends at the 95

Azarius
4 months ago

Much need housing. Love what’s in store for Brickell West

Anon
4 months ago

Brickell west / west brickell is used west of I95 to highlight how close it is to brickell easy of I95, but most don’t say this at all, the new development is right in the Brickell core.

Anon
4 months ago

West Brickell is West of metrorail, using west of 95 is a marketing idea to upsell Little Havana close to Brickell. Names are based on what we use, if everyone wants to use that and it catches on then sure let’s use it but in actuality 95 is a hard line for right now.

Anonymous
4 months ago

Brickell is west of the Metrorail and east of the Metrorail, as the metrorail is in the center of Brickell. This area is more connected to east Brickell than west of I95. If anyone wants to use west brickell west of i95 they are free to but all of the developing land easy of i95 is Brickell. Misusing west brickell here would mislead people to west of i95. I95 to brickell bay including the centrall metro rail and SW2nd is all just Brickell.

Anon
4 months ago

I see the new Underline as a central public square for Brickell – very much like Europe or New York City.

Henry
4 months ago

We use Brickell on SW 3,2, and 1st just like everyone else in Brickell. Quit with this west brickell nonsense. It’s brickell

Dave
4 months ago

The interstate is a hard line for Brickell, everything East of Interstate 95 is brickell. I see people right west of i95 using “west” brickell so that area seems to identify somewhere in between little havana and brickell

Anon
4 months ago

Anything west of I-95 is Little Havana. Stop with this nonsense

Anonymous
4 months ago

You are very right.

Anonymous
4 months ago

If they want to call west of I-95 something else, because it hasn’t been predominantly Cuban in years, call it by the historic names, north of 8th Street and east of 8th Avenue “Riverside,” and south of 8th Street and east of 12th Avenue “Southside” and “Conch Hill.” Stop making up names. Wynwood used to be called Wynwood before it was Little San Juan. It wasn’t renamed SoDeDi (South of Design District) or some other silly name.

Anonymous
4 months ago

Somiri = South of the Miami River

Anon
4 months ago

Brickell is west/east of the Brickell metrorail station. Using west brickell for west of 95 is a marketing idea to upsell east Little Havana close to Brickell. Not saying I agree but it’s happening west of 95. Brickell is a hardline at 95.

Anonymous
4 months ago

This large rectangle west of Brickell, from SW 1st Ave to 95 and from the Miami River to SW 15th st, will soon be completely verticalized by new towers.

Brickell Condo Owner
4 months ago

Brickell stretches from i95 to the Bay, according to the businesses, maps, and condo buildings. Notably, it is undergoing positive developments, becoming even more appealing. Rest assured, the eastern part of Brickell will continue to maintain its charm, while additional pleasant areas will emerge, offering people enhanced opportunities to connect, work, and reside in Brickell. The progress unfolding in Brickell is truly thrilling for both the neighborhood and the city of Miami.

Anonymous
4 months ago

Yes, I counted at least 19 projects or works in this area, not counting the buildings already completed.

Anonymous
4 months ago

This vibrant section of Brickell harmoniously integrates with its surroundings, seamlessly blending into the larger neighborhood. I am fortunate to know many friends and business owners who both live and work here, contributing to the thriving community of Brickell. With the addition of modern vertical buildings and ongoing improvements to public spaces, these blocks are further enhancing the interconnectedness within Brickell, fostering a sense of unity with greater Miami. This continuous development allows Brickell to expand its offerings, attracting new residents and businesses who wish to thrive in this remarkable district while experiencing the vibrant Miami lifestyle.