Lennar, one of America’s leading home builders, has filed plans for a massive 1.6-million-square-foot residential community across a near 40-acre vacant property in an unincorporated area of Miami-Dade County. The development proposes 417 residential units comprising 223 townhomes and 194 villa residences across 36 buildings, 11,863 square feet of amenity space, and 946 parking spaces. PPK Architects is listed as the architect. Lennar has named the planned community Lime Grove, derived from the property owner, Lime Grove Realty, Inc. led by Samuel and Roni Jacobson.
Miami-Dade County planners will consider plans to expand The Underline recreational trail into the Douglas Road Metrorail Station property located at the northwest corner of the intersection between Douglas Road and South Dixie Highway. The county-owned site is approximately 7.54 net acres in size and includes the mixed-use transit-oriented development Link at Douglas by 13th Floor Investments and Adler Group, the Douglas Road Metrorail Station, and the proposed Underline expansion, which would run more or less below the Metrorail tracks. The trail’s expansion into this region of Miami, designed by Arquitectonica with ArquitectonicaGEO, makes up part of Phase 2 which also includes the section under the Coconut Grove Metrorail Station. Phase 2 will span 2.14 miles between Southwest 13th Street to Southwest 19th Avenue and is scheduled to complete in the Summer of 2023.
Real estate revolutionary and president of Black Lion, Robert Rivani, just acquired the coveted 6,500-square-foot ground floor restaurant space at the prestigious One Thousand Museum by Zaha Hadid for $6.4 million. This restaurant space is the only one in the 62-story luxury residential high-rise, developed by Louis Birdman, Gilberto Bomeny, Gregg Covin, and Kevin Venger, and home to high-profile owners including David & Victoria Beckham, David Grutman, Marc Anthony, billionaire Anthony Hsieh, and actress Sela Ann Ward. Rivani’s off-market purchase marks Black Lion’s first deal in the Downtown area. This beacon completes the company’s portfolio of trophy properties from Wynwood and Brickell down to Miami Beach.
Ocean Dadeland, LLC, a joint venture partnership between Miami Lakes-based real estate investment firm Florida Value Partners (FVP) and Bay Harbor Islands-based Atlantic Pacific Companies (Atlantic Pacific), filed plans with Miami-Dade County to redevelop 1.02 acres of property at 9180 and 9200 South Dixie Highway in Dadeland. Designed by Coral Gables-based Corwil Architects with Witkin Hults + Partners as the landscape architect, plans call for two connected mixed-use towers of 20 and 25 stories that would collectively yield 780,703 square feet of space including 500 multifamily residential units, 4,851 square feet of ground floor retail, and 668 parking spaces. The towers would rise 318 and 280 feet and would be connected by a bridge designed to provide a free flow of light and air from east to west.
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.