Brightline Developer Wants To Convert 1928 Courthouse Into Hotel

Miami Dade’s historic civil courthouse would be converted into a hotel, under a plan unveiled today by Florida East Coast Industries, the parent company of Brightline and All Aboard Florida. The courthouse building (built in 1928) would have 220 hotel rooms, along with ground...
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Marriott International will operate a new hotel at Water Street Tampa, a $3-billion mixed-use development currently under construction in downtown Tampa, Florida. Photo credit: Nichols Brosch Wurst Wolfe & Associates

Nichols Brosch Wurst Wolfe & Associates, Champalimaud Design team up for Marriott hotel at $3B Water Street Tampa project

Marriott will operate a new hotel at Water Street Tampa, a $3-billion mixed-use development currently under construction in downtown Tampa, Florida. by Mick Tan When it opens in 2020, Marriott will operate a new hotel at Water Street Tampa—a $3 billion mixed-use development...
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First Glass Installed At MiamiCentral’s ParkLine Tower, architects SOM and NBWW

Glass windows have been installed at the first Park Line tower at MiamiCentral. Two residential buildings are now rising above the retail space and train station. They will top out at 30 and 33 stories, with a total of 816 apartments. Only valet parking will be available, with a...
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Washington Squared Is Under Construction In South Beach, Will Add Hotel & Retail

Construction is underway on Washington Squared, one of the biggest redevelopment projects ever on Washington Avenue in South Beach. The project will include: 312 micro-hotel rooms 46,849 square feet of retail Restaurant 258 car garage Live performance space The developer was...
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Brightline Developer Proposes Glassy New Courthouse Tower Designed by NBWW

MiamiCentral and Brightline’s parent company, Florida East Coast Industries, is proposing to build a tall, narrow courthouse tower for Dade County. FECI, along with affiliates of Hunt Construction and Moss Construction are part of New Flagler Courthouse Development Partners,...
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Parkline at MiamiCentral photos by The Next Miami

Photos: 816-Unit Parkline Towers Rise Above MiamiCentral, architects SOM and NBWW

At MiamiCentral: A Brightline terminal is expected to be operational next month. Two residential towers with 30 and 33 stories called Park-Line are rising. They include a combined 816 apartments. An office tower, 2 MiamiCentral, has topped off above the rail line. It will include...
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Rendering of the Washington Avenue hotel and Michael Fascitelli

Ex-Vornado CEO Fascitelli and partner score loan for South Beach hotel

Roughly 300-key hotel now has about $90M in financing By Katherine Kallergis New York-based Imperial Companies has secured $45 million in construction financing for a hotel in South Beach. Records show Washington Squared Owner LLC closed on the loan from Bank of the Ozarks,...
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Developer obtains $90M loan to build hotel on South Beach, architects: MA Associates and NBWW

By Brian Bandell  –  Senior Reporter A New York developer obtained an $89.98 million construction loan for a new hotel in South Beach. Washington Squared Owner obtained city approval to build a seven-story, 138,797-square-foot building on the 1.6-acre site at 601 to 685...
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Rendering of the JW Marriott Tampa and Tampa Marriott Waterside hotels

Construction of Tampa’s first JW Marriott to start early this year, designed by NBWW

– Mike Seemuth The company behind master-planned development Water Street Tampa is building the JW Marriott and renovating a nearby Marriott hotel Construction of Tampa’s first JW Marriott hotel will start early this year at Water Street Tampa, a master-planned waterfront...
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Miami Worldcenter, Innovation District could boost South Florida’s bid for Amazon HQ2 Email Share Share Tweet Save Print Order Reprints

By Brian Bandell For years, the development of downtown Miami has been expanding northward into the Overtown/Park West neighborhood, and now that fertile foundation for growth could be a huge boost to South Florida’s bid to lure Amazon’s second headquarters. South Florida...
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