Brickell Avenue Bridge driving will not get easier - May 18, 2017

Drivers frustrated with the reduced number of lanes on the Brickell Avenue Bridge won’t see relief any time soon. In 2013, two traffic lanes were removed – one each north- and southbound – because of pedestrian and bicyclist safety issues. “I met last week with staff to go over the northbound third lane of Brickell Bridge...
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Island Gardens eyed for Watson Island multimodal transit hub - May 18, 2017

Instead of a mega resort for the rich called Island Gardens, Ken Russell sees Watson Island as home to a multimodal transit hub with plenty of wide open green space offering “the most amazing views of our downtown skyline.” The City of Miami commissioner shared his vision for the city-owned island at the tail end of the...
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Despite 9,000 new units, Miami rental apartments demand soars - May 18, 2017

Demand for rental apartments is increasing in South Florida despite the opening of more than 9,000 new units in 2016, according to a first quarter market update from Cushman & Wakefield’s Multifamily Investment South Florida Team – a dynamic that continues to draw investor interest. Record apartment sales in the region were...
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Brickell Key getting water taxi site, park - May 11, 2017

A site on Brickell Key is being dedicated as a public park and water taxi pick up and drop off location.Miami city commissioners meeting today (5/11) are to consider accepting a right-of-way deed of dedication for upland property on the key, a man-made triangular island at the foot of Southeast Eighth Street. For complete article, please visit:...
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At 85 stories, Florida's tallest tower tops off in Brickell - Apr 27, 2017

South Florida has just reached new heights, adding to its skyline the tallest building in Florida and the tallest residential project south of Manhattan. Looking over downtown Miami’s Brickell Avenue at 85 stories, Panorama Tower includes 821 rental units served by 45,000 square feet of amenities; 208 hotel rooms by Hyatt Centric; 100,000...
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Brickell Bridge traffic controversy will not quit - Apr 26, 2017

What started as an attempt to make bicyclists and pedestrians safer has mushroomed into a controversy that seems to have no resolution, observers say. Several years ago, the Florida Department of Transportation floated four alternatives to calm traffic on and near the Brickell Avenue Bridge for the sake of those on bike or on foot, and also to...
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Brickell office tower sold for $155M - Apr 26, 2017

A 27-story office building in Miami’s Brickell financial district sold for $155 million, according to a source with knowledge of the deal. FL 1221 Brickell LLC, an affiliate of Blackstone Group’s Equity Office, sold the office building with about 408,000 square feet of leasable space to Rockpoint...
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