Miami-Dade may force all stores to accept cash
Stores in Miami-Dade today can choose how they’re paid, whether it’s by cash, credit, debit, digital transfers of funds of any combination of those forms of payment or others. Many have gone cashless as part of a growing shift in recent years that accelerated with Covid-19. A new item moving through County Hall aims to reverse that... more...

Every Supertall Currently Proposed in Miami
With Miami’s real estate market now surging in an unprecedented manner, it appears likely that one or more supertall towers will break ground soon. A supertall is generally defined as reaching a height above 300 meter, or around 969 feet. Around a dozen such towers have been proposed in Miami in recent years. Any supertall proposed in... more...

62-Story 1 Southside Place in Brickell to have Tree House Hotel
The 62-Story Brickell megaproject known as 1 Southside Park has just announced its first tenant. Barry Sternlicht’s Treehouse Hotels will open a 191 room property inside the tower, the developers announced. It will be the first Treehouse Hotel in the U.S., with one already open in London.   Interior design will be like a... more...

Brickell City Centre shops exude optimism
Like every other business in the hospitality and tourism industry, The Shops at Brickell City Centre felt the effects of the pandemic but managed to power through and keep businesses intact.    Still being a relatively new lifestyle commercial center, Brickell City Centre at 701 S. Miami Ave. continued to finalize the leasing of... more...

Miami skyline growing by leaps and bounds
Things are looking up --- literally way up --- when it comes to Miami’s rising ambitions. Already ranked as the nation’s third-tallest skyline behind New York and Chicago, and No. 24 in the world, even more tropical sunrises and sunsets soon will fall in the shadows of more than 20 skyscrapers -- all at least 300 feet high -- being... more...

Miami starts celebrating 125th birthday
At a press conference on the steps of Miami Senior High School, the City of Miami announced this month the beginning of a countdown leading up to the 125th anniversary of its incorporation on July 28, 1896. The six-month celebration is co-chaired by Mayor Francis Suarez and Larry Gautier, senior vice president at NAI Miami, who is a direct... more...

BRICKELL AVENUE BRIDGE PROJECT COMPLETED!
The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) successfully completed a bridge rehabilitation project along the Brickell Avenue Bridge. The project began in February 2020 and cost an estimated $4 million. Seacoast, Inc. was the contractor. FDOT completed this project on budget with the support of the community and elected... more...

64-Story Mixed-Use Brickell Building Receives $43 Million in Financing
 BETHESDA, Md., Jan. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Walker & Dunlop, Inc. announced today that it structured $43,000,000 in acquisition and construction financing for JDS Development Group's 1 Southside Park, a rare, full city-block development in Miami, Florida's highly desired Brickell... more...

Miami-Dade reaches 100 million square feet of offices
One-ninth of Miami-Dade County’s total office space stood vacant as 2020 ended and the county for the first time crossed the line of 100 million total square feet of offices, a preliminary market report this week by Colliers International reveals. Vacancies have been rising since Covid-19 hit the county in March, Colliers data show. Total... more...

Ytech Buys Land In Brickell Where Up To 80-Stories Can Be Built
Real estate investment and development firm Ytech has completed the purchase of a property in Brickell and says it can be build up to 80 stories there. The company paid a total of $12.2 million for two adjacent properties at 41 and 75 Broadway, across from Simpson Park. Combined, the properties have 16,000 square feet. Ytech also... more...