FAA building permits have been filed for LOFTY Brickell, a 44-story residential building planned for 99 Southwest 7th Street along the Miami River in Brickell, Miami. Designed by Arquitectonica with landscape architecture by Urban Robot Associates and interiors by INC for real estate developer Newgard Development Group (Newgard), the 574-foot-tall tower will ultimately contain 364 fully-finished residences in a variety of studio, one- and two-bedroom units, as well as 40,000 square feet of thoughtfully curated amenities. Newgard has also secured a loan valued at $170 million from 3650 REIT to begin construction at the site.
KB Home has a new housing development unfolding in Apopka, Florida. Legacy Hills is a 48-lot community that features homes starting in the mid-$400,000s. GrowthSpotter reports that there are seven floorplans to choose from, measuring from 1,800 square feet to 3,203 square feet each. Homes range from four-bedroom to six-bedroom units.
Housing Trust Group (HTG), an award-winning multifamily developer and one of the nation’s largest developers of affordable housing, recently held an official grand-opening for the completion of Father Marquess-Barry Apartments, a $18.5 million affordable housing community for seniors located at 301 Northwest 17th Street in the historic Overtown neighborhood of Miami. Designed by Modis Architects with interiors by B Pila Design Studio and landscaping from JBC Planning and Design, Father Marquess-Barry Apartments contains 60 one- and two-bedroom residential units with rents ranging from $372 to $1,200 per month for income-qualifying seniors ages 62 and up who earn 40 percent and 60 percent of area median income. The property leased up rapidly and is 100 percent occupied.
Calder Casino is one of the most popular attractions in Miami Gardens, Florida. Now, developers hope to start construction on a $700 million mixed-use venture. Calder Casino Industrial Park will require more than 2.3 million square feet of new construction.
Exterior work is nearing the finish line on Innovation Tower, a 12-story state-of-the-art medical office building at 225 East Rollins Street in North Orange, Orlando. Designed by HuntonBrady Architects and developed by Peachtree Corners, Georgia-based Meadows & Ohly, the 149-foot-tall structure will yield 326,000 square feet of space housing a mix of medical offices, research and testing centers, healthcare centers and hospital uses. The project is part of AdventHealth’s 172-acre Health Village community just minutes north of Downtown Orlando that comprises apartments, a hotel, additional hospital beds, medical office spaces, general office space and retail shops. Batson-Cook Construction is the general contractor.