Trump Applies To Build Acqualina Tower At Record-Breaking 700 Feet In Sunny Isles

Estates at Acqualina developer Jules Trump is requesting Federal Aviation Administration approval to build at 700 feet above sea level, or 692 feet above ground.

The application was submitted last week.

If approved at that height, it would be taller than any other building in the city.

In September 2014, the developer applied for approval of a 649-foot tower height at the site, and approval was granted in June 2015 after ten months of review. An extension was granted that required construction to begin by Jun 2018, and the developer notified the FAA in May 2018 that construction would begin in June using the previous approval.

Sunny Isles Beach has a skyline full of 649-foot towers, which is the maximum the FAA has permitted until now for the city (there is no city-imposed height limit). The city is in the path of the Opa Locka Executive Airport runway.

 

 

 

 

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Anonymous
1 year ago

I’ve always thought that Sunny isles skyline should be 700+. Some buildings are so pretty they should have the height to compliment its beauty. Not just this particular one, but generally speaking.

Anonymous
1 year ago

Sunny Isles towers looks like a mini Dubai.

Anonymous
1 year ago

Those were my thoughts exactly.

Anonymous
1 year ago

This restriction make no sense. This is farther East of Miami. Miami’s limit is 1049. Shouldn’t the limit be higher? FAA seems biased.

M8ck
1 year ago

What an eye sore..ive lived in sunny isles an 90 percent of ppl living or visiting i any of the god awful highrises in sunny isles dont evn use the beach…in my opinion thy should have keft all the smaller buildings on the beach n built highrises across the street from beach as the buildings do nuthing but cast shadows from 11 am til dusk on the most beautiful beach in the us …dezer n trump should hang there heads with the ugliness thyv built …hideous…

Anonymous
1 year ago

“dezer n trump should hang there heads with the ugliness thyv built …hideous…”

You should hang your head in shame for not being able to write and spell better than a third grader.

M8ck
1 year ago

Sry but i only have vision i 1 eye n didnt have my glasses on whn i posted..excuse me..

Keep Florida not like NY
1 year ago

I agree with you to a degree. Sunny Isles, like Hallandale Beach, has long been home to foreign investors’ money laundering pads. Those two cities will always and have always had the empty condos towering over the beach..obviously getting higher over time. I appreciate areas like Bal Harbour that impose hight limits because those high rises on the beach make the sun set hours earlier than it would overwise. Again, Dunny Isles doesn’t be care about the beach or visitors, it’s purpose is to aid developers help foreign money laundering hide on the beach lol

Anonymous
1 year ago

Give me some shade from this sweltering heat, I can always step out in the sun. The sun rises in the east and sets in the west. People who live in Sunny Isles Beach have plenty of hours to frolic around in the sun on the beach.

Mr Trump
1 year ago

They have no shame

Anonymous
1 year ago

The city is NOT directly in the path of OPF… You can say the Southern most part of it is but not the entire city.

marc
1 year ago

Yeah, if they were flying at an angle maybe you can say in it’s flight path but seriously, Haulover Park is directly west.

Anonymous
1 year ago

Yup not related https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Trump_Group

Let’s not forget that Trump’s real family last name is Drumpf… this guy, even is last name is a lie!

Boris Badinoff
1 year ago

Russian gangsters all the way. Trump Royale and Trump Palace is where the cash goes. They call it ” Little Moscow “

Polo
1 year ago

Yes, when you go to the Publix in the area all you hear is Russian been spoken. It is definitely “Little Moscow”. That is why Aeroflot fly to Miami International almost daily.

Anonymous
1 year ago

All all the foreigners here, if you can’t stand Russians, how do you survive in Miami?

Anonymous
1 year ago

Jules Trump? Is this another part of the family from hell?

Anonymous
1 year ago

Nope, not related unless you’re CNN. The Donald actually sued for trademark infringement in the 1980s.