Brickell City Centre Retail Sales Up 37.8% In First Half of 2019 - Aug 14, 2019

Sales were up at Brickell City Centre’s retail shops during the first half of the year, developer Swire Properties reported last week. Retail sales growth at the mall for the six months that ended June 30 2019 was 37.8%. Occupancy in the mall as of June 30 was 90%, compared to 89% on December 31, 2018. Swire previously reported that...
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Sliver of Brickell that held Babylon can have 24-story tower - Aug 13, 2019

Miami commissioners have allowed owners of a Brickell area property that was previously limited to eight stories to build up to 24, despite Chairman Ken Russell and nearly all of about 30 nearby residents, who pleaded to bar what they saw as a more-than-generous rezoning. However, the rest of the commission voted last week for the zoning change...
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FAA approves 960-foot tower across from Brickell City Centre - Aug 02, 2019

The owners of the Burger King property across from Brickell City Centre have applied for Federal Aviation Administration approval to build a 960-foot tower. The application lists a height of 953 feet above ground, or 960 feet above sea level. FAA approval was granted for an identical height in 2016 but is set to expire in November. In 2017,...
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22-Story AC by Marriott Hotel gets AAA approval across from Brickell City Centre - Aug 01, 2019

The Federal Aviation Administration has granted approval for a 22-story AC by Marriott Hotel to be built a block away from Brickell City Centre. The FAA is allowing a height of 263 feet above ground, or 268 feet above sea level. A construction permit was applied for earlier this year and is now near final approval, city records show. AC Hotel...
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Miami International Airport adds seven airlines - Jul 25, 2019

Seven new airlines have been added to the 65 that carry passengers into and out of Miami International Airport. At the same time, seven of its existing large carriers have registered double-digit passenger gains in 2019 compared to last year. Overall, the airport’s passenger traffic has risen slightly this fiscal year, according to...
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Pedestrian gates next answer to Brickell Bridge gridlock - Jul 11, 2019

It will probably take until the end of next year, but gates are on the horizon that will prevent pedestrians from crossing the Brickell Avenue Bridge while the tender is trying to open it. “The Brickell Avenue bridge rehabilitation project includes the addition of pedestrian gates,” said Pablo Orozco, structures maintenance engineer...
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New 50-story Brickell tower to be mostly offices - Jun 27, 2019

A developer plans a gleaming skyscraper rising 50 stories in the heart of Brickell. Watson Investigations LLC is proposing a project called 888 Brickell Plaza at 830 SE First Ave., on the corner of Southeast Eighth Street and Southeast First Avenue. The city’s Urban Development Review Board on June 19 recommended approval, with a couple of...
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