Moss Construction marked a pivotal moment in the transformation of Brickell’s skyline with the groundbreaking of Mast Capital’s Cipriani Residences Miami on February 13. This event heralds the rise of what is set to become Brickell’s tallest edifice, reaching an impressive height of 950 feet above ground level. Designed by the esteemed Arquitectonica with interiors by 1508 London., the development will tower over 1420 South Miami Avenue as an 84-story, nautical-inspired skyscraper. It is slated to house a collection of 397 residences featuring lavish penthouses complete with private pools.
On February 21, Miami’s Urban Development Review Board is scheduled to review the filed plans for Santander Tower, a visionary project at 1401 Brickell Avenue in the Brickell financial district. This 40-story office building, targeting LEED Platinum certification, is designed to redefine Miami’s skyline and urban experience. The development, designed by Handel Architects from New York with structural engineering by DeSimone Consulting Engineers and interior design by Bernardi + Peschard Arquitectos, aims to introduce 612,918 square feet of premium Class A office space. Developed by Services and Promotions LLC, an affiliate of Santander Bank, with project management and advisement by the Rilea Group, the tower aspires to a commanding presence at 765 feet above ground and 778 feet above sea level. Its redevelopment plan includes office spaces and extensive retail and food/beverage activation areas across the ground and upper podium levels, emphasizing ground-level engagement and vibrant streetscapes. Cosentini Associates is the MEPFP engineer, Langan is the civil and geotechnical engineer, Rios is the landscape architect with LandDesign as the landscape architect of record, and Socotec is the building envelope consultant.
Mast Capital, a Miami-based real estate developer, is gearing up to begin construction on Cipriani Residences Miami following robust sales activity. The developer has secured a record-breaking construction loan of $600 million from Mexico’s Banco Inbursa and Ascendant Capital Partners, the largest amount ever obtained for a single-tower residential construction in Florida. The considerable loan, consisting of $350 million from Banco Inbursa and $250 million from Ascendant Capital Partners, highlights the strong market confidence in the project, driven by its sought-after design, amenity offering, and prime location in the Brickell neighborhood.
Miami-Dade County planners have been presented with updated plans for Calle 8, a mixed-use development proposed for 190 Southwest 8th Street in Brickell, innovatively designed by BMA Architects and developed by Millennium Developments of Brickell LLC, an affiliate of Aston Martin Residences developer G&G Business Developments. The January 17th filing represents a significant change from its initial proposal, aiming to transform a 0.92-acre parcel of land along Southwest 2nd Avenue, between Southwest 8th and 9th Streets, into a dynamic vertical urban hub.
A construction permit application for the 61-story Brickell Gateway, a mixed-use development located at 90 Southwest 8th Street, has been submitted to Miami-Dade County. Designed by Corwil Architects and developed through a joint venture between Gazit Horizons and Atlantic Pacific Companies, this project is among the first to advance to the construction permitting phase under Miami-Dade County’s Rapid Transit Zoning scheme. This initiative encourages higher-density construction in proximity to mass transit hubs.