After nearly 100 years in operation, Johnson & Wales is closing locations across the country, namely in Denver and Miami. The private university hopes to focus its attention on its central campus in Rhode Island. Yet, the now-defunct location in Miami may get a second life.
Miami real estate developer Mast Capital has submitted an application for design review approval of the new 8-story multi-family residential development proposed for 3900 Alton Road located in the Bayshore neighborhood of Miami Beach. Michael Larkin and a few other attorneys of Bercow Radell Fernandez Larkin & Tapanes represent M 4000 Alton Owner, LLC in the application. The 197,780-square-foot structure will yield 176 residential units, 6,060 square feet of amenities, and 254 covered parking spaces while rising approximately 85-feet. Bernardo Fort-Brescia, co-founder of renown architectural firm Arquitectonica, is leading the design for the project with Witkin Hults + Partners as the landscape architect.
Presently, The Bohemian, a $23 million mixed-use residential venture, is continuing construction. Construction began on the project in the second quarter of 2021, per the Construction Journal. Ideally, the venture will reach completion within the next few years.
The modern design of the new Fort Lauderdale Police Headquarters has been unveiled in a recent submission to the city’s Design Review Committee seeking approvals for the proposed facility in Downtown’s Sailboat Bend neighborhood. The new building is set to rise 3-stories and approximately 50-feet at 1300 West Broward Boulevard, the address of the current facility, and occupy a footprint of about 178,605 square feet. Within that footprint, the building will yield 190,980 square feet for the headquarters including a community facility, and 222,081 SF for the parking garage; 413,061 square feet in total. The architectural arm of AECOM is responsible for the design, with Orlando-based KEITH onboard as the civil engineer.
To many Floridians and out-of-state visitors alike, Cocoa Beach is a sunny, tropical vacation spot––and that’s certainly not changing any time soon, as a $250 million redevelopment venture is underway.