Articles by Oscar Nunez

Atlantic Pacific Communities Seeks Site Plan Approval For 36-Story Mixed-Use Building In Overtown, Miami

Miami-based real estate developer Atlantic Pacific Communities seeks site plan approvals from Miami-Dade County planners for Block 45, a transit-oriented 36-story mixed-use building planned for 152 Northwest 8th Street in Miami’s Overtown District. The project attained approvals from the City of Miami back in March 2020, but under the County’s Historic Overtown/Lyric Theatre Station Subzone regulations, a Pre-Application Meeting and Administrative Site Plan Review of the project is required. The building is designed by Coral Gables-based Corwil Architects with landscaping by Fort Lauderdale-based Architectural Alliance Landscape, and is proposed to include 616 residential units, 24,865 square feet of retail and 605 parking spaces. The application was filed on February 21, 2022.

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FAA Permits Filed For 540-Foot-Tall Building Across From Curtis Hixon Park In Downtown Tampa

Permits have been submitted to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) seeking approval for the construction of a 540-foot-tall building at 601 North Ashley Drive in Downtown Tampa. Located directly across the street from Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park, the property is comprised of two parcels of land that make up an entire city block netting a combined 1.03 acres, or 44,867 square feet, bound by North Tampa Street on the East, East Twiggs Street on the South, North Ashley Drive on the West and East Zack Street on the North with approximately 210-feet of frontage on each side. The property is currently improved with a 12-story office tower that was built back in 1925 called the GTE Tower, which yields a net 61,290 square feet of space. The permits were filed on February 18, 2022.

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Grand Hyatt Miami Beach At 1701 Convention Center Drive Slated For Completion By November 2025

Construction is expected to commence in the Spring of 2023 for the Grand Hyatt Miami Beach, a 17-story hotel and commercial development planned for 1701 Convention Center Drive in City Center, Miami Beach. Designed by Arquitectonica with EoA  and Stonehill Taylor as the interior designers and developed by MB Mixed Use Development, LLC, a joint venture between real estate developers Terra Group and Turnberry Associates, the development is projected to yield 702,607 square feet of space including 800 hotel rooms, 90,000 square feet of indoor meeting/conference space across 4 floors and 10,000 square feet of outdoor meeting space, 15,000 square feet of retail space, 5 food and beverage outlets and 320 parking spaces. Miami and Los Angeles-based Americaribe is the general contractor; Hyatt Hotels Corporation will manage operations at the property.

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Shoma Group Announces New 21-Story Mixed-Use Development ‘Shoma Bay’ In North Bay Village

Miami-based developer Shoma Group is excited to announce Shoma Bay, a 2.8-acre mixed-use development in the thriving waterfront community of North Bay Village. Anchored by a 36,068-square-foot Publix, the project will boast a 21-story, 327-unit luxury apartment community and 6,315 square feet of retail space including a rooftop lounge and a Shoma Bazaar food hall. Residences range in size from 324-square-foot furnished micro studios to 1,435-square-foot three-bedroom units. A portion of the project will be workforce housing. Located on the corner of the 79th Street Causeway and East Treasure Drive, Shoma Bay is in proximity to nearby shopping, dining and schools, with direct access to the main highway that connects North Bay Village to Miami Beach and the MiMo District.

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Gazit Horizons Files Preliminary Site Plans For 54-Story Brickell Gateway At 90 SW 8th Street In Brickell, Miami

New details have emerged for a 54-story transit-oriented mixed-use tower planned to ascend on the southeast corner of SW 1st Avenue and SW 8th Street in Brickell, Miami. Gazit Horizons (Gazit), the North American subsidiary of Israel-based real estate developer Gazit Globe Group, along with Atlantic Pacific Communities have filed plans for Brickell Gateway, a 643-foot-tall building proposed for 90 Southwest 8th Street, which is across the street from Brickell City Centre and adjacent to Solitair Brickell Apartments. Although we don’t have official renderings just yet, we know the project is being designed by Coral Gables-based Corwil Architects with Kimley-Horn as the civil engineer. The building is proposed to yield 504 multifamily residential units, 16,882 square feet of retail space and parking space for up to 245 vehicles. 

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