Federal Aviation Administration

Okan Tower Gets Slight Height Reduction In New FAA Filing, Permits For Tower Cranes Filed

An October 5th filing at the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) reveals Okan Tower, the 70-story mixed-use skyscraper planned for 555 North Miami Avenue in Downtown Miami, has gotten a slight height reduction. New building permit applications show the massive tower would rise 893 feet, or 906 feet above sea level, a decrease of 9 feet from the previously planned 902 feet and 915 feet above sea level. The tulip-inspired tower is designed by Behar Font & Partners for developer Okan Group. It will be anchored by Hilton Hotel & Residences and yield 399 residential units mixed between condos and condo-hotel units, a five-star resort-hotel with 316 rooms, 67,588 square feet of Class A office space, and nearly 3,000 square feet of retail/commercial space. Civic Construction is the project’s general contractor, located on the southeast corner of the intersection between North Miami Avenue and Northeast 6th Street.

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Fort Lauderdale’s DNA Towers Get Height Increase To 550 Feet In New FAA Building Permit Filings

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) received new applications for building permits to allow vertical construction for DNA Towers, a pair of mixed-use towers planned for 300 North Andrews Avenue at the border between Flagler Village and the Central Business District in Fort Lauderdale. According to the permit filings, the 40 and 45-story towers are now planned to rise 550 feet, or 555 feet above sea level, roughly 50 feet higher than the previous filing in May. Designed by Miami-based Seiger Suarez Architects with landscaping from EGS2 Corp and developed by Fort Lauderdale-based BH3 Management (BH3), the 1.4-million-square-foot development will comprise 612 residential units, roughly 60,000 square feet of experiential retail/commercial space, and a 7-story parking garage with 890 parking spaces.

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FAA Filings Reveal A Pair Of Towers Proposed To Rise 685-Feet In Brickell

A September 23 filing with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) reveals building permit applications for two 685-foot-tall buildings. Located along the eastern frontage of Southwest 2nd Avenue between Southwest 8th and 9th Streets in Brickell, the structures would rise 699 feet above sea level and would occupy the western third of the city block. The property is owned by Millennium Developments of Brickell LLC, an affiliate of the prominent Coto Family of Argentina and Aston Martin Residences developer G&G Business Developments, spanning nearly 0.93 acres including four parcels of land addressed as 161 and 195 Southwest 9th Street, and 190 Southwest 8th Street.

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Lynd Living Applies For 698-Foot-Tall Building At Miami Worldcenter

Texas-based real estate developer Lynd Living has applied for building permits to construct a 698-foot-tall building at Miami Worldcenter. The Federal Aviation Administration received applications on September 8 for the 0.47-acre site at 941 North Miami Avenue, which the developer recently acquired for $30 million. The structure would top off at 709 feet above sea level when factoring in the site’s elevation and could yield up to 1.2 million square feet including 650 residential units.

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Two Tower Crane Permits Issued To Denver-Based Aimco For 60-Story Hamilton On The Bay Apartment Tower

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has issued permits for two tower cranes to build Hamilton on the Bay II, a 649-foot-tall apartment tower soon to rise at 640 Northeast 34th Street in Edgewater, Miami. Designed by Stantec with interiors by Urvanx and landscaping by MAKwork for Denver-based real estate developer Aimco, the 60-story tower will have 241 residential units, 4,696-square-feet of commercial space for a restaurant and a parking garage for 380 vehicles. The planned development will rise on nearly 1.1-acres of combined land parcels between 560 and 640 Northeast 34th Streets, across the street from the developer’s 28-story ‘The Hamilton’ recently renovated apartment tower and directly facing Biscayne Bay.

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