Conceptual renderings have been released for 40-story, 550-foot-tall mixed-use building planned for 500 Bay Street East along the Northbank in Downtown Jacksonville, the site of the recently demolished Berkman Plaza II. Designed by Jacksonville-based KBJ Architects, who has over 70 years sculpting the Downtown skyline, and developed by PB Riverfront Revitalization of Jacksonville LLC, the building is being proposed as the potential second tallest tower in Jacksonville and would yield approximately 469 residential units including 250 apartments, 219 condos for sale and 25,000 square feet of ground floor retail. PB Riverfront managing member Park Beeler estimated the cost of the project at $170 million. Renderings were unveiled by the developer following the implosion of the previous structure, which stood on the property unfinished for 15 years.
Max Beach Resort (formerly known as “Max Daytona”) will open as a vacation destination on May 29, 2022. Originally, plans called for luxury condos. The 12-story building will feature one-bedroom, two-bedroom, and three-bedroom vacation rental units.
The Planning and Zoning Board of the City of North Miami Beach will consider plans for NMB Venus, a 26-story mixed-use development proposed to improve an existing surface parking lot at 2050 Northeast 164th Street. Designed by Burgos Lanza Architects & Planners and developed by Crep NMB Venus LLC, an affiliate of New York City-based developer Carpe Real Estate Partners, the development is proposed to yield 651,620 square feet of new construction including 351,584 of residential space across 439 rental units, 10,735 square feet of ground floor commercial space and an integrated parking garage with 499 spaces. Fortis Design + Build is listed as the development manager with Kimley-Horn as the civic engineer and landscape architect.
Berkeley Landing is undergoing construction in Riviera Beach, Florida. The $18 million venture is a joint project between Wendover Housing Partners and Pinnacle Communities. Upon completion, the planned community will feature 112 residential units. Of those units, 110 are affordable housing units, and two are at-market rate apartments.
Hong Kong-based real estate developer Swire Properties (Swire) has reapplied for building permits with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for One Brickell City Centre, an 80-story mixed-use supertall skyscraper that is proposed to top off at 1,049-feet above sea level at 700 Brickell Avenue in Miami’s Financial District. A total of four permit applications were filed on March 1, 2022 indicating the building would reach a structural height of 1,040-feet before factoring in the elevations of the development site. The filings mark the third time Swire applies for building permits to build One Brickell City Centre, having applied twice before and gaining approvals in 2015, which expired, and 2018, which will expire later this year in June. According to Swire’s recent investors presentation, One Brickell City Centre will yield approximately 1,967,000 square feet including retail, office, hotel and residential space.