Video Footage Of Melo Group Preparing To Pour Foundation For 53-Story Downtown 5th Towers, & Photos Of Their Topped Off Miami Plaza

Crews at Downtown Miami’s twin 53-story tower Downtown 5th project are frantically preparing for a foundation pour, a new video shows.

L&R Structural Corp., the project’s shell contractor, uploaded the video to social media.

It shows workers scrambling to get the foundation mat ready. Vertical construction can already be seen on the sides of the foundation area.

L&R also served as the shell contractor at Miami Plaza, a 35-story tower that recently topped off.

Both Miami Plaza and Downtown 5th are being developed by Melo Group.

Melo & L&R have a track record of speedy construction. Miami Plaza was at the same stage that Downtown 5th is currently in around April 2019 and topped off at 35 stories in December.

Miami Plaza will include 435 apartments, while Downtown 5th will have 1,042 units.


(video: l&r structural corp)

(photos: phillip pessar)