URBIN Miami Beach Breaks Ground, With All 69 Units Sold Out

URBIN Miami Beach has broken ground, according to a press release.

All 69 units are sold out.

Location Ventures is the developer, with Touzet Studio the architect. Meyer Davis is designing common areas and amenities.

 

LOCATION VENTURES BREAK GROUNDS ON URBIN MIAMI BEACH

The highly-anticipated occasion marked construction now underway for the first location in the URBIN brand collection, within the transforming Washington Avenue neighborhood

MIAMI (Nov. 23, 2022) – Location Ventures – the Miami-based, integrated real estate firm that delivers thoughtfully-designed and fully-connected real estate projects – announced today the groundbreaking of URBIN Miami Beach. The milestone marks construction commencement for the first-to-market, mixed-use brand that unites design-forward residences for short- or long-term rental with co-working spaces, wellness amenities, social activations, and lifestyle-oriented retail, all in one central address.

On November 15, Location Ventures, development partners and city officials gathered at the project site, 1260 Washington Ave., for the official groundbreaking ceremony. Special guests included Miami Beach Mayor Dan Gelber, Washington Avenue Business Development Executive Director Troy Wright and Miami Beach Commissioner Alex Fernandez. Guests enjoyed breakfast hors d’oeuvres, freshly brewed coffee and sparkling wine, while learning about the future development.

URBIN Miami Beach is the first property to launch of the URBIN brand portfolio, with a second location in Coconut Grove and plans underway to further scale in key U.S. cities. With exclusive sales representation by ONE Sotheby’s International Realty, URBIN Miami Beach is comprised of 69 units, which are sold out and attracted a diverse buyer demographic, including Latin America and Europe. URBIN Coconut Grove is set to break ground in 2023, with 90 percent of its residential offerings currently sold.

The URBIN development is the latest addition to the renaissance now underway for Miami Beach’s Washington Avenue. Known for its prime location in the epicenter of lively culture, dining and entertainment and just blocks from the beach, efforts led by the local Business Improvement District, City of Miami Beach and private enterprises have established a healthy pipeline of new businesses and contemporary concepts that will transition the area into its next evolution.

“Following immense sales interest, we are excited to initiate the construction process for the first URBIN location at a ripe moment in Miami Beach’s history,” said Rishi Kapoor, CEO of Location Ventures. “This property will infuse living, working and wellness into a singular location, while contributing to the quickly-evolving, iconic Washington Avenue district. We selected this site because it represents our brand ethos to increase accessibility and mobility in urban cores.”

The turnkey residences at URBIN Miami Beach range from 275-square-foot studios to two- to four-bedrooms up to 1,334 square feet, offering city or partial ocean views. Shared spaces, including a common kitchen, dining, and living area, will foster community, collaboration, and networking. Unit owners will have exclusive access to a lease-back program that allows stay on property for up to 90 nights per year. While away, the residence is professional managed in-house and available for extended stay rentals.

A variety of resort-inspired services, such as valet parking, concierge, housekeeping, and room service will complement onsite amenities to create an environment to “live-work-well.” Residents and members of the adjacent URBIN coworking space will enjoy a rooftop with a bar lounge area and green spaces, as well as the wellness center with programming for mindfulness, movement, nourishment, and healing. Food and beverage offerings can be found at the ground-floor café and bar and gourmet market.

Catering to the increased demand for quality office space in Miami Beach, URBIN’s dedicated coworking component will bring an elevated level of service to the work experience. In addition to the physical space, coworking members will have access to necessary business support tools, including consulting, administrative and networking services.

URBIN Miami Beach is designed by Touzet Studio, led by Carlos Prio-Touzet and Jacqueline Gonzalez-Touzet. The building’s façade will complement the playful energy of Miami Beach, featuring geometric styles and colors found throughout the neighborhood, with a nod to its Art Deco heritage. Its common areas and amenity interiors are curated by Meyer Davis, the award-winning design studio from New York City. The property is two blocks from the beach, steps from Ocean Drive and Lincoln Road, and part of the world’s largest Art Deco district.

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Anon
2 months ago

great project; a good step in cleaning up this area. glad it is not a hotel property;

Casey
2 months ago

Washington coming back

Anon
2 months ago

This is nice architecture.

Anonymous
2 months ago

Great project, bad name… and you though “Lofty” was a silly name?

Robin Stan
2 months ago

Nothing can top CoralGrove Brickell

Anonymous
2 months ago

Perfect height for filling in Brickell with more luxury boutique buildings.

Anonymous
2 months ago

What are with all these comments about low rise buildings in Brickell

Anonymous
2 months ago

But don’t agree agree, along with more luxury boutique buildings in every other low-rise area of Miami proper (East Little Havana, Upper East Side, Lemon City, etc.)?

Anonymous
2 months ago

There already are low rises in Brickell, but not a well-developed planned area of them. It would enhance Brickell to have an updated with modern higher-end ones, with pedestrian only paths down the center of the blocks (like in other parts of Miami Design District, Gables, Grove, Downtown, etc.), at least a few blocks of them.

Anonymous.
2 months ago

Nice infill for density

Anon
2 months ago

This isn’t infill…..this is a really nice project.

Anonymous
2 months ago

Since when is infill exclusively only mediocre development? This is human-scale development in a walkable area, thus infill.

anonymous
2 months ago

Micro units, right? Who buys those?

Zonked
2 months ago

Some people refer living alone

Anon
2 months ago

If the market didn’t demand it they wouldn’t be built.

Anonymous
2 months ago

Micro people

Anonymous
2 months ago

Look, I’m a man, and I’ll tell you women something. We men are very, very, simple and it doesn’t take much to satisfy us. Most of the time, men buy houses to make you women happy. Most of us men can live in a tent and all we need is a TV, beer, a portable radio, and preferably (but not necessary if you live in Miami) a small heater, and we’re content. A “MICRO” unit?.. that would be like a small palace to most men.

Living in a “micro unit?” Please… for most men, no problem.

Anonymous
2 months ago

The more reasonable point is that…A micro unit is fine if you’re just coming in the winter for a few weekends like most people do in Miami Beach. It’s like a hotel but home.

Anonymous
2 months ago

You’re assuming all men want to attract women but many men want to attract other men. Men and women don’t want to live in a micro unit all year around.

Anonymous
2 months ago

New Yorkers lol