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.
Soon, Jacksonville, FL, will be home to a new Hilton Hotel & Resort. The $70 million project will rise eight stories above grade and require more than 179,000 square feet of new construction.
The Planning Commission of the City of North Miami recently reviewed proposals from developer Tate Capital for a new 736,065-square-foot mixed-use project known as Allure North Miami at 1810 Northeast 146th Street. Plans call for the construction of a 20-story building with an adjacent 7-story garage connected via a pedestrian bridge designed by Kobi Karp. The development sites are located in between Northeast 143rd and 146th Streets along Northeast 18th Avenue, within walking distance to Dezerland Park Miami. Allure North Miami is planned rise 220-feet, yielding 360 residential units with 8,429 square feet of retail and 603 parking spaces.
The Vestcor Companies has a new project underway in Jacksonville, FL. Dubbed “Lofts at Cathedral,” the project’s expected to break ground sometime next year.
Acclaimed international landscape designer Enzo Enea of Enea Landscape Architecture has been tapped to design the tropical gardens of La Baia, an 8-story luxury boutique bay front condominium development slated to rise at 9201 East Bay Harbor Drive in the southeastern tip of Bay Harbor Islands. Designed by Revuelta Architecture International and developed by the Continuum Company, the 68-unit project is situated on the intracoastal waterway and minutes from the world-renowned South Florida beaches and the Shops at Bal Harbour. Enea is designing a series of spaces including the arrival and private marina access, third level breezeway garden and the roof level amenity terraces.