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Worldcenter’s Retail Space Now Expected To Include A Movie Theater, Restaurant Row

Miami Worldcenter’s leasing agent has detailed plans to fill 300,000 square feet of retail space at the $4 billion project, in an interview with Costar.

The retail will be anchored by a “restaurant row” and a movie theater.

In addition to local restaurants and cafes, there will be “clubstaurants” that start as quiet restaurants during the day and become more like clubs at night.

The movie theater will be large, high end, and “very attractive and accessible,” the broker said.

Retail space at the project will be a combination of uses, catering to locals, families, and tourists.

The first retail spaces are already under construction, with delivery expected in less than a year.

 

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Anonymous

” there will be “clubstaurants” that start as quiet restaurants during the day and become more like clubs at night. ”

I love those types. Valentinos in the grove, back in the early 2000’s comes to mind. Yes, I’m that old. lol.

Anonymous

Damn dude. You just took me back to those day in the Grove. lol. Club St. Croix on Sunday nights and Valentinos on Saturday nights. It was the first time I ever saw a concept with Valentinos. A nice quiet restaurant to eat, then come 9pm or so, tables disappeared in seconds
and into a full fledged club. literally night and day bi polar. I had some great nights there.

Anonymous

Old school days

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Also, can we get a Lucky Strike? Dave & Buster? Maybe an indoor ice skating rink? Something we don’t have in the city center would be nice!!!!

Jim Jones

PunchBowl social in wynwood for now

MarBac

Dave and Busters would be perfect with all the new families moving into the area.

peej

Clubstaurants?? Just how many Blue Martinis can one cougar hunt at?

Miami Archi

Think more like Komodo and Tao from Las Vegas and NYC.

Anonymous

Kiki on the river

Anonymous

Yes.. from the renderings, this place just screams “clubland” when the sun goes down.

Anonymous

E11even and Club Space are just a stone’s throw away.

Anonymous

And they’ll be still open after the “clubstaurants” close.

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YASSSS!!! Can we get an AMC or Regal? I don’t need a full service bar and a restaurant in my move theater. I went home a few weeks ago and was literally dumbstruck…movies there still cost $8 a ticket!!!! Can you believe that?

SRS

They seem to be desperately looking for anchors because proposing another movie theater looks like they are running out of ideas. I guess the rush for food halls will soon be a thing of the past due to the many options and half way execution on most of them. Why not a bowling alley or seriously bring Eataly to Miami; I am sure it will kick La Centrale’s behind or even Mercado Little Spain of Jose Andres.

Laz

there is nothing special about Eataly

Miami1

Yeah well the nice hotel in the renderings won’t be built. Instead we got CitizenMehh!

Anonymous

An upscale Regal will be nice.

Anonymous

Cobb theartes or bust. 😉

Jose G Martin

They were purchased by CMX

Anonymous

Why everything need to be upscale?! Why not a regular movie theatre? Sometimes, all I want is to watch a good movie.

Anonymous

Go to Silverspot for what’s regular.

Anonymous

Wow another movie theater. Hopefully it’s not too expensive

Anonymous

I hope they will have some live music spots like BB Kings. Comedy club would be cool too.

Anonymous

Most of the World Center should be ready for the 2020 Superbowl.

Oscar

It’ll be interesting where exactly this movie theater positions itself within the market. Hard to imagine with CMX and SilverSpot within a mile or so, that there’s a lot of room for yet another luxury movie theater. We shall see.

Anonymous

I believe the market is there. SilverSpot is always busy with no available seats. I would actually like this one at Worldcenter

Anonymous

I bet there are plenty of seats available Monday – Thursday. A theater is not a wise play here. It’s a single purpose building that is hard to convert if it doesn’t work out.

Anonymous

O Cinema Wynwood needs to relocate…..perhaps here would be FABU

Anonymous

I’m just going to throw this out there… this project is the village of merrick park meets downtown. nothing groundbreaking here

Prometheus

Except that it’s in a part of downtown where there has been nothing for decades.

Anonymous

Yes same concept.. mixed-use

Anonymous

L M A O

Anonymous

How bout a Max Brenner restaurant?

Anonymous

Movie theaters will be dead one decade from now smh.

Anonymous

Just like TV killed them, then color TV, then cable, then HBO, then PPV, then Blockbuster, then HD TVs, then Netflix, etc. etc. Until you have a 70′ screen at home theaters will exist.

Anonymous

Bingo! I purchased a 75 inch TV back in November. At first, I was reluctant to buy it, but now, I wish I hadn’t been so hesitant. One of the best purchases I’ve ever had in my life. And you know what.. I wish it was 82 inches.

Anonymous

This definitely does not sound good.

Anonymous

i don’t see a Burger King in the renderings, where’s walmart?

Anonymous

Not even a Dollar General or Navarro’s… what a sham!

Anonymous

Beautiful project, however, another movie theater for this area makes no sense.

Anonymous

Yeag cineobistro and silverspot are near by and silverspot looks empty.

Anonymous

Silverspot is packed!

Anonymous

and their food is horrible.

Anonymous

MWC is interdependent on two projects, Skyrise and the convention hotel. Without these two, they have no chance of success.

Anonymous

Its not dependent on skyrise, its more dependent on the convention/hotel and events/games at the AAA.

Anonymous

Skyrise will be the biggest catalyst for drawing crowds downtown. People will go through here to get to Skyrise. How can it not be dependent?

Anonymous

“quiet restaurants during the day and become more like clubs at night” Can we just get a dedicated bar or club.

Anonymous

Yes Lets get a club

Anonymous

LOL! Another over-priced movie theater for downtown. Can the market really support this? Even so, such a let down vs the previous retail plans.

Anonymous

LOL — really? Who wants a enclosed mall anchored by Macy’s…..place looks very cool IMHO.

Anonymous

Place is going to be packed

Anonymous

LOL

Anonymous

silver spot is not to bad in terms of price on Tuesdays. I had dinner and a movie for $30.

Anonymous

that’s not so cheap but I get it

Anonymous

Miami used to have more than three movie theaters in the 1960s. It’s competition of smaller boutique theaters.

Anonymous

Another disappointment from Miami World Center.

Interested

99% of movies being released not worth $5 price of admission, let alone $30. New downtown theatres already losing money. Most films will be released thru streaming services in near future, so I don’t see the upside.

Anonymous

Absolutely correct!

Anonymous

People still like going to the movie theaters to get out of the house with friends and/or date and to see who else they see…among many other things. I’m in my early 40’s and have 5 streaming services, but I like the theatre -getting out of my house – experience as well. It’s a nice option.

marc

Same here. Pay for several streaming services but still like to go to a theater at least once a month.

Anonymous

“People still like going to the movie theaters to get out of the house with friends and/or date and to see who else they see”

…..that’s OK for 14 year olds in Nebraska. For 40somethings in Miami, not so much.

Anonymous

Fake News! Let the market speak

Anonymous

Then you really no nothing then. I like movie theatres and so do a lot of adults of all ages who like to get out. You can stay in Nebraska watching movies in your parent’s basement.

Anonymous

That last part. Lol. ??

Anonymous

lmao

Prometheus

Well I’m over 40. Does that mean I can’t go to the movies?

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Dad, is that you?

Anonymous

Great analysis.
Attendance in theaters was +6.7% last year and the US did $11.9B in ticket sales.
The Miami/Ft Lauderdale MSA theaters sold $163.5M in tickets alone last year (does not inc. food & drink).