Twin 60-Story Towers At One River Point Still Being Actively Moved Through Permitting Process

The twin-tower One River Point project is still moving through the construction permitting process as of this month – six years after the permit was first applied for.

In March 2021 alone, the construction permit has been reviewed by at least six reviewers in Miami’s Building Department, records show.

The plans were checked by Mechanical, Plumbing, Gas, Public Works, and Zoning – all of which denied approval.

According to the construction permit, a total of 300 units are being built at a cost of $210,094,325.

The permit was first applied for in 2015, and has been reactivated four times since then after falling dormant.

A separate permit is pending for a phased foundation permit.

The project received FAA approval in 2019 for a height of 817 feet above ground.

Developer Kar Properties is also building the 38-story 2000 Ocean tower in Hallandale Beach, which is nearing completion.

 

 

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Anonymous
1 month ago

Fingers crossed this starts going…stunner!!

Anonymous
1 month ago

yawn not happening

Anonymous
1 month ago

I agree, this should go the way of Aston-Martin. Oh, wait …

Anonymous
1 month ago

I think you mean the “FlatIron” building? waitaminute….

Anonymous
1 month ago

Melo, take a look at this design…
Hint, hint

Anonymous
1 month ago

Yeah, just a design since 2015.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Precisely, with Melo’s rate of return and this kind of architecture we could have nicer buildings in Miami

Anonymous
1 month ago

Try having nicer people first.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Aria looks better than this TBH. Vinoy is hit and miss, and when it’s bad, it sucks (432 Park Avenue and 20 Fenchurch Street).

Anonymous
1 month ago

They need to hurry up.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Not holding my breath

Anonymous
1 month ago

Would be a cool building if they can get it done

Anonymous
1 month ago

Don’t stop believing!!!!

Anonymous
1 month ago

Quick! Someone send Loco Joe his bribe!

Anonymous
1 month ago

I kept wondering what ever happened to this project…hopefully it get’s built! I would love to see this as I go up through the Miami river.

Anonymous
1 month ago

I want to know what percentage of units they sold. The buyers still waiting must be stupid after all these delays.

Anonymous
1 month ago

I once talked to the salespeople and the number sold is VERY small.
At this point it’s more like a scam. They are maintaining empty sales offices and renewing permits, but still nothing substantial happening

Mike Brady
1 month ago

Wow, seems desperate when you have to plant a story like this. Basically project still alive (barely).

Anonymous
1 month ago

it will still be moving through in 2026…you all are suckas!

Anonymous
1 month ago

What a beautiful building.
Shame it’s a dead horse.

POLO
1 month ago

“In March 2021 alone, the construction permit has been reviewed by at least
six reviewers”, while they approve Melo’s towers in ten minutes, go figure.

Anonymous
1 month ago

The Melo Group are not presenting any tower renderings that will hog up views of the river.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Hog from whom? Shouldn’t the people that live there have a right to said view? Or do we not develop adjacent lots ANYWHERE for fear of blocking someone else’s view? Wow…try that argument in NYC.

BDDD
1 month ago

Awesome

Anonymous
1 month ago

The plans were checked by Mechanical, Plumbing, Gas, Public Works, and Zoning – all of which denied approval. *** Bwaaahahahahahaaaaa

Anonymous
1 month ago

Why?

Anonymous
1 month ago

Other than the lackluster bridge, just two nondescript cereal boxes. Miami won’t miss it.

Anonymous
1 month ago

i submitted a request for more info and never heard anything back

Anonymous
1 month ago

i tried calling as well and nothing.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Is there even a sales team? Douglas Elliman?

Anonymous
1 month ago

There’s an expensive empty sales office

Anonymous
1 month ago

The building looks like a transformer that got cut in half and is missing the upper part of its body 😁🤣

Anonymous
1 month ago

I think one building at 900ft would be enough.

Shawn Kouri
1 month ago

So when are they going to start construction?

Anonymous
1 month ago

No way they can build it for only $210M

Anonymous
1 month ago

Hopefully they make the top “floaty” part a transparent pool, that allows you to see ground from up there.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Oh wow, my binoculars are ready for some bulges.

Azarius
1 month ago

Something has to be wrong if they are getting denied. Idk if it’s design wise or what but that’s ridiculous in 6 years no movement. I thought this project would be like PMG Waldorf-Astoria project but guess not. Hope they can get things moving.

Jack
1 month ago

Can’t say I care too much for that bridge. It could be a bit more stylized!

Anonymous
1 month ago

stunning Croquet hoop…

Anonymous
1 month ago

I-95 is going to be widened in SC too…. well… maybe in 10-12 year.
Just like this building is going up…
Still waiting…

Anonymous
1 month ago

oh and fake rendering, cropping out a whole building….

Anonymous
1 month ago

This project is dead.

Anonymous
1 month ago

At this point it’s a scam

Anonymous
1 month ago

I’ve always thought this would look beautiful right where it is proposed. Stunning. Wish I knew what the delays really are. Who is Kar Properties?

Anonymous
1 month ago

You’d think they would give up by now… This is an expensive charade they are maintaining.
Units are too expensive for that location – Although in a few years it will be an amazing hot spot.