Miami-Dade County’s new $852M civil courthouse is finally now rising out of the ground in downtown Miami, new drone photos by Aaron DeMayo show.
The Miami-Dade Civil Courthouse is being developed by Plenary Justice, in a public-private partnership with the county.
Plenary will also operate the new tower. The county will make payments to Plenary starting at $25 million per year if the developer meets certain operating metrics.
It is being built across the street from the existing courthouse, which judges and lawyers have long complained was obsolete.
According to an FAA filing, the new 25-story courthouse tower is planned to rise 474 feet above ground or 482 feet above sea level.
HOK is the architect for the new tower. Tutor Perini is the contractor.
Across from the courthouse construction site, a developer is planning two 83-story MiamiCentral supertowers on property currently owned by Brightline. Work is continuing to close off a street in order to square off the south supertower site, the photos show.
(photos: Aaron DeMayo)