Plans have been filed for a mixed-use project at 1790 Alton Road in South Beach, Miami Beach. The scope of work includes a new construction building of 5-stories set to occupy an irregularly shaped 0.237-acre land parcel nestled between 18th Street and Dade Boulevard, beside an Office Depot supply store and across the street from the Kimpton Hotel Palomar South Beach. Plans for the 79-foot-tall structure calls for 34,679 gross square feet of space including 12 residential units, 2 distinct restaurants and 19 parking spaces. Finvarb Group under the Sobe 18 LLC is the developer and owner of the application, which is scheduled for review by the city’s Design Review Board on October 4, 2022.
The City Commission of Miami Beach voted 5-1 in favor of The Gardens at Lincoln Lane, a low-rise mixed-use development slated for South Beach that will comprise just under 130,000 square feet of Class-A office space, 25,000 square feet of street-level retail, and more than 425 easily accessible parking spaces. The project is designed by Brandon Haw Architecture, along with West 8 Urban Design & Landscape Architecture, and includes a 6-story building on a 0.9-acre lot at 1680 Lenox Avenue, and an 8-story building nearby on a 1.1-acre lot at 1080 Lincoln Lane North in the Lincoln Road District. The Gardens at Lincoln Lane is a joint venture between Starwood Capital Group, Integra Investments and The Comras Company, and the project now moves on to the November ballot, which will seek voter approval.
Brightline, the only provider of modern, eco-friendly intercity rail welcomes two more trains to Orlando, “Bright Green 2” and “Bright Pink 2.” Brightline’s two trains arrived together at Brightline’s Vehicle Maintenance Facility located south of Orlando International Airport, adding to the fleet of trains that will carry passengers between Orlando and South Florida. Bright Green 2 and Bright Pink 2, six-car trains consisting of two locomotives and four passenger coaches each, left the Siemens Rolling Stock facility in Sacramento on July 8. In total they traveled 3,000 miles across 10 states en route to Florida.
An application has been filed requesting approval of a Certificate of Appropriateness for the design, restoration, and new construction at the Ritz-Sagamore project in South Beach, which involves the redevelopment of the historic Sagamore Hotel at 1671 Collins Avenue and unification with the adjacent Ritz Carlton property at 1669 Collins Avenue and 1 Lincoln Road. Designed by Kobi Karp and being collectively developed between Di Lido Beach Hotel Corp, EBJ Sagamore LLC, Lionstone Di Lido Retail Lessor LLC, Di Lido Beach Resort LLC, and Sobe Sky Development LLC, a new 200-foot-tall, cantilevering 17-story residential tower would be constructed facing the oceanfront behind the Sagamore. Canada-based Studio Munge is listed as the interior designer, and Naturalficial as the landscape architect.
Former Space Club owner Louis Puig recently purchased a multi-family apartment complex for $5.567 million at 333 Jefferson Avenue in the South of Fifth neighborhood in South Beach, Miami Beach, with the intentions of converting it in a boutique apartment hotel licensed for short-term stays/rentals. The property is bounded by 4th Street on the north, Meridian Court on the east, 3rd Street on the south and Jefferson Avenue on the west. As per public record, Susan Gale & Serena Joaquim with ONE Sotheby’s International Realty represented the seller, 333 Jefferson Holdings. Gema Ruiz of Cedano Realty Advisors and Jose Maria de Guzman represented the buyer.