Site work at Island Gardens will begin in February after two hotel signed term sheets, according to Miami Today.
A representative for the developer said that utility work will begin immediately after the yacht show is hosted on the property in February, with foundation work a few months later. The foundation will be poured in fall of 2016, with completion estimated for late 2018.
The two hotel brands will be announced during Art Basel. There will be a four star and a five star hotel, in addition to residences, a shopping mall and restaurants.
According to a utility deal signed a few months ago, the project will include:
NBWW is the architect of record.
new marketing material:
At the heart of Biscayne Bay, between Miami’s Arts and Culture District and South Beach, Island Gardens is tailored to be the premier waterfront destination in the Americas. The Landmark will boast the only marina in North America designed exclusively to cater to super-yachts, two luxury hotels, hotel-serviced and branded living, luxury boutique retail and international waterfront dining options. Annual civic art programs water sculptures, and lush landscaping weave through the public promenade. The ability to berth super-yachts alongside customs, a helipad and a seaplane terminal, will establish Island Gardens as the only destination in Miami that can be accessed directly by air, land or sea.