Twin-Tower Project In Sunny Isles Getting A Height Increase To 750 Feet, The Maximum Permitted

The developers of a twin-tower project in Sunny Isles are requesting permission to build up to 750 feet for each tower.

Previously, the project had been known as Varadero, with towers planned at 649 feet, formerly the maximum allowed in Sunny Isles.

Recently though, developers including Dezer and Trump Group have received approval to exceed that height for projects including the Bentley Residences and The Estates at Acqualina.

It isn’t clear how many additional units will be built if the new taller height is approved.

The new heights were revealed in a November 22 filing with the Federal Aviation Administration.

The north tower of the project is now proposed to rise 744 feet above ground, or 750 feet above sea level.

The south tower of project is now proposed to rise 739 feet above ground, or 750 feet above sea level.

The project was approved in 2016 by both the FAA and city of Sunny Isles, with a 649-foot height and 490 residential units.

An earlier plan in 2015 also includes hotel units, which were eliminated in the 2016 revision.

The developer has now switched to another architect and changed the plans again, with details expected to be revealed in January.

Chateau Group and Fortune International are the developers.

 

 

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Anonymous
1 month ago

But, they’ll block the sun on the beach after noon. Oh, wait… #LMAO

Anonymous
1 month ago

Should be called sunny sections

Anonymous
1 month ago

Shady Isles

Anonymous
1 month ago

JAJA

Azarius
1 month ago

Would love to see this kind of design downtown Miami

Anonymous
1 month ago

What’s the point ???? No sun on the beach ??? Millions of dollars to live in the dark .. NO THANKS

Anonymous
1 month ago

South Florida’s shorelines are lined with skyscrapers and you talk like it’s a Victorian London alleyway.

Azarius
1 month ago

Build them!!!

Anonymous
1 month ago

too bad this neighborhood does n’t have more amenities. i hope they knock down the old ugly square buildings across the street and build some entertainment options for the residents of this neighborhood

Blake
1 month ago

Entertainment for the residents who you throw out of the ugly square buildings? or for the oligarchs that come visit their offshore properties?

Anonymous
1 month ago

Should be 1000’

Anonymous
1 month ago

Poo Beach

Anonymous
1 month ago

Poo poo playa

Anonymous
1 month ago

Sunny isles wont be sunny anymore🤣

DJL Cyber
1 month ago

The height increase is not a bad idea. These are iconic residential buildings in the heart of Sunny Isles after-all.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Beach without sun. No thanks!!

DJL Cyber
1 month ago

There’s plenty of gaps between the buildings that allow just enough sunlight.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Sunny Isles is gross.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Why not 1000 ft? Does the FAA have a flight path over sunny isles, or is an airport close by?

Anonymous
1 month ago

Proximity to nearby Miami-Opa Locka Executive Airport has the FAA involved, generally, for height decisions. I think that the extremely high cost of analyzing/creating soil conditions and pouring concrete to extreme depths are also part of the ROI equation in deciding to go higher and ask for special FAA exemptions.

Anonymous
1 month ago

It’s a joke they consider the executive airport, which is 10 miles away. Miami international airport is fewer miles from downtown Miami, but they still permit higher heights.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Yeah let’s build those 750 ‘ towers in the sand last time they built the original Acqualina from what I understand the building sunk and tilted slightly took a long time to open the building like maybe 2 years 🤔

Anonymous
1 month ago

MEh

Anonymous
1 month ago

If on one side the Sunny Isles skyline will become more and more beautiful, with these twin towers, the Bentley, the Aqualina complex, the Musé, the Armani, the Ritz Carlton, on the other side, forget about the sun on the beach during the period. evening. I bet that, in a few years, the discussion about the filling of the beach, the sand invading the sea, will come into the agenda. When you have planning, like Dubai, for example, the towers at Marina Beach (even taller than ours) are being built about 600 yards from the sea water line.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Dubai has planning? (Google: Dubai sewage trucks)

Anonymous
1 month ago

Sunny Isles is lame

DJL Cyber
1 month ago

Celebrities would like to have a word with you.

Anonymous
1 month ago

And would that word be: lame?

Anonymous
1 month ago

Only a fool actually cares about what celebrities have to say

DJL Cyber
1 month ago

Like if anyone’s going to take you seriously

Anonymous
1 month ago

But you wish you could afford to live there though huh?

Anonymous
1 month ago

Much prefer edgewater and brickell

Anonymous
1 month ago

^^you and hardly anyone else with the $$$

South Florida is all about the beach, baby.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Brickell, yes. Edgewater, LOL.

Anonymous
1 month ago

It’s true

Anonymous
1 month ago

Money is in Sunny Isles. Posers in Downtown.

Anonymous
1 month ago

And you sound like a jealous putz!