78-story mixed-use tower to replace Brickell Burger King - Feb 23, 2017

From Burger King to a real whopper, a developer plans a 78-story mixed-use tower on a Brickell area corner that’s been serving up burgers and fries for years. On the southwest corner of Southwest Eighth Street and South Miami Avenue, City Center Properties LLC plans the 950-foot tower, to be called simply 18. It will host 392 luxury condos...
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Brickell getting unique mixed-use development near I-95 - Feb 16, 2017

Work may begin soon on a unique mixed-use development in the shadow of I-95. Called Megacenter Brickell, the project plans to combine multi-family apartments with office, retail, self-storage and parking on a high-profile site where the Brickell area meets East Little Havana. The project is to include two buildings at 420 SW Seventh St. and 427 SW...
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30-story hotel planned in Brickell - Feb 08, 2017

 US Hospitality Group wants to build a 30-story, 340-foot tower with two hotels, an Embassy Suites and Home 2, both Hilton brands. The project would include 353 rooms, with 211 Embassy Suites keys and 142 Home 2 keys. Parking, amenity space, and a 30th floor sky lobby is also planned. Valcan Investment, LLC is the owner. Idea...
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City digs into tunnel beneath Miami River - Jan 24, 2017

Directors of Miami’s Downtown Development Authority heard Francis Suarez, Miami commissioner and mayoral aspirant, ask their support Friday for a tunnel beneath the Miami River just east of Brickell Avenue. The downtown authority has waged battle with the US Coast Guard, Florida Department of Transportation and Miami River Commission over...
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With 14 more due this year, hotels likely to get more aggressive - Jan 19, 2017

 Although the county’s hotel market is about to see an influx of new units in the coming year, it won’t be nearly as flooded as it has been in the recent past. Nevertheless, local hotels are expected to become more aggressive to maintain their market share. For complete article, please visit:...
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Church easement big step to expand public baywalk - Jan 19, 2017

 Commissioners are taking a major step forward in expanding the public baywalk along Biscayne Bay. Commissioners on Jan. 12 authorized City Manager Daniel Alfonso to accept an easement from the First Presbyterian Church of Miami “for baywalk purposes over and upon a portion of the property” at 609 Brickell Avenue. For complete...
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New office tower proposed at 888 Brickell - Jan 09, 2017

Alphatur NV, managed by Mashud Mezerhane of Venezuela, wants to tear down its 7-story 53,189-square-foot office building at 888 Brickell Avenue and replace it with a 38-story, 427,411-square-foot tower. The new building, called 888 Brickell, would have 304,950 square feet of office space, 3,510 square feet of ground-floor restaurant...
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