Element Melbourne Beach has officially broken ground in Melbourne, Florida. It’s the first hotel under the Marriott brand on the Space Coast, according to citybiz. The 130-key hotel will rest on a 2.56-acre parcel.
Plans have been filed for Nautica Hotel and Residences, a massive multi-towered mixed-use complex proposed for a 3.82-acre development site south of Fort Lauderdale’s New River, nestled in between Southwest 3rd Avenue on the north, Southwest Flagler Avenue on the south and Southwest 5th Street on the west. Designed by Arquitectonica with landscape architecture by ESDA, Inc. and developed by Cymbal DLT Companies, the project calls for three towers yielding nearly 2 million square feet of space, including a 32-story hotel with 148 keys, a 50-story condominium with 241 units, and a 39-story rental tower with 454 units. Langan Engineering is the civil engineer, Traf Tech Engineer is the traffic engineer, and Toothaker is the land use attorney for the proposed development, which encompasses properties addressed as 400, 420 Southwest 3rd Avenue and 201 Southwest 5th Street in the Tarpon River neighborhood of the Downtown corridor.
Developers hope to move forward with a new mixed-use community in Apopka, FL. The Orlando Business Journal calls it: “Wingspan/ABC Kelly Park,” and it would feature more than 350 apartments on a 21.36-acre site.
Construction is near fully topping out 0n Society Wynwood, a 10-story mixed-use development at 2431 Northwest 2nd Avenue in the heart of Miami’s Wynwood Arts District. Designed by MKDA and developed by a joint venture partnership between national developer Property Markets Group and Canada-based private equity firm Greybrook Realty Partners, the 680,873-square-foot structure will have 318 residential units, over 50,000 square feet of retail/restaurant space, and over 200 parking spaces. John Moriarty & Associates is the project’s general contractor, located between Northwest 24th and 25th Streets.
In 2014, Fifteen 1836 Biscayne LLC purchased First Church of Christ Scientist, a historic building erected in 1926. Now, nearly eight years later, it plans to build a 40-story tower right next door.