Highland Park Miami. A billion-dollar proposal slated for Miami-Dade County. Our sources indicate that if approved, the venture could offer 1,000 residential units, along with 150 hotel rooms and half-a-million square feet of medical office space.
Today, Fort Lauderdale’s Development Review Committee will review plans from New York-based Kushner Companies for the development of 400 North Andrews. This project envisions a mixed-use complex anchored by twin 41-story residential towers over a multistory podium at 400 to 446 North Andrews Avenue in Flagler Village, bordering the downtown area, designed by Adache Group Architects, with Architectural Alliance Landscape as the landscape architect and Flynn Engineering as the civil engineer. The development, if approved, will encompass 1,407,205 square feet of space, including 682,945 square feet of residential space with 852 apartments, 44,531 square feet of amenities, 5,481 square feet for retail and restaurants, and parking facilities for 872 vehicles. These towers will reach a height of 477 feet to the roof or 510 feet to the bulkhead, making them some of the tallest proposed or planned buildings in Fort Lauderdale.
Construction on Marlowe South Tampa is expected to wrap up in 2024. The 350-unit apartment complex will offer homes ranging from studios to three-bedroom apartments. There will also be two- and three-bedroom townhomes.
On September 22, Brightline’s passenger rail service between Orlando and Miami officially commenced. The inaugural train, named Bright Pink, arrived in Orlando at 11:05 a.m., warmly welcomed by over 500 elected officials, business leaders, community partners, and company executives from across the state. This celebration served as an emphatic statement regarding the boldest private infrastructure project in the nation and represents the revival of Henry Flagler’s original vision for the Florida East Coast Railway. A project a decade in the making, Brightline’s launch is poised to revolutionize train travel in America, presenting a model for connecting city pairs that are too close to fly between and yet too far to drive.
The Exchange Hotel (briefly known as the Indigo Hotel) will soon make way for a high-rise residential venture in St. Petersburg, Florida. Established in 1928 as the Martha Washington Hotel, owners filed for bankruptcy in 2020.