Key International, led by Diego and Inigo Ardid, has announced Sterling Bay, a national real estate development firm known for its pioneering approach to developing award-winning creative offices, as the co-development partner of 848 Brickell, a 761-foot-tall Class A creative office and retail tower proposed in Miami’s Brickell neighborhood. Sterling Bay joins Key International in developing plans for this project, which, under zoning approval by Miami-Dade County, will soar 51 stories in the heart of Miami’s bustling Financial District.
“We strategically selected Sterling Bay as our co-development partner at 848 Brickell to bring their expertise in creating world-class offices to this exciting new project,” said Diego Ardid, Co-President at Key International. “We’re confident that their involvement will ensure 848 Brickell represents the next generation of modern workspaces in South Florida.”
With a reputation for redefining the workplace experience through innovative design, amenities, and functionality, Sterling Bay consistently delivers creative offices for globally recognized tenants, including Google, McDonald’s, Dyson, WPP, Boston Consulting Group, and Greenberg Traurig. The firm’s impressive portfolio includes a pipeline of $20 billion in transformative urban campuses that have reimagined entire communities and reshaped how people perceive and engage with office spaces.
Sterling Bay has developed workplace environments for over twenty years, partnering with global architecture and design leaders to create spaces that foster productivity, collaboration, and employee well-being. In 2019, Sterling Bay completed its first Miami office development, 545wyn, which marked Wynwood’s first-ever Class A office building, sparking a boom in Wynwood’s commercial activity and bringing major tenants to the submarket, including Sony Music, PwC, MIAX, Gensler, and Slalom.
“Miami is the nation’s new epicenter for commercial growth, and Brickell sits at the center of the city’s business activity – it’s arguably the hottest submarket in the country right now for commercial office development, and we’re poised to deliver a top-tier office product at a crucial inflection point for the area,” said Andy Gloor, CEO at Sterling Bay. “848 Brickell will exceed everyone’s expectations for fusing the Miami lifestyle with its workplace needs, and we look forward to working with Key International to deliver on this shared vision.”
Once complete, 848 Brickell will offer future tenants an impressive 750,000+ square feet of Class-A office space, accompanied by a curated ground-floor retail space spanning 7,500 square feet and on-site parking facilities accommodating over 1,000 vehicles.
Designed by global architectural, urban planning, and engineering firm Skidmore, Owings, & Merrill (SOM) to cater to the evolving needs of modern businesses and professionals, 848 Brickell touts’ hospitality-inspired workplace amenities, including on-site, tech-enabled conference facilities, a luxury fitness center, and an expansive outdoor terrace, mixed with lifestyle amenities like padel tennis courts and private open-air lounges. This prime location offers tenants ocean and Brickell Avenue views and quick access to the neighborhood’s top dining, retail, and entertainment destinations.