May 30

FYI Miami: May 31, 2018

...off for a month and a half. The current proposal would clear the site at 400 SE Second Ave., including razing the James L. Knight Convention Center. Hyatt wants an extended lease in order...

    FYI Miami: May 31, 2018
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May 16

Hyatt Regency riverfront deal gets a slowdown

The City of Miami owns the 4.2-acre site at 400 SE Second Ave., home to a Hyatt Regency hotel and the city’s James L. Knight Convention Center.

    Hyatt Regency riverfront deal gets a slowdown
    Advertisement Written by John Charles Robbins on May 15, 2018 Hyatt Regency executives are eager to lock in a new long-term lease of Miami riverfront so they can build a new hotel and more, but city commissioners are in no rush and made that clear May 10.
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May 09

Miami River Commission backs vast downtown development

By unanimous vote Monday the commission recommended approval of a proposal to redevelop a 4.2-acre site at 400 SE Second Ave., home to a Hyatt Regency Hotel and the city’s James L. Knight Convention Center.

The city owns the park at 60-64 SE Fourth St., home to The Flagler Worker’s House, the last known building in Miami directly associated with railroad magnate and developer Henry M. Flagler.

    Miami River Commission backs vast downtown development
    Advertisement Written by John Charles Robbins on May 8, 2018 The Miami River Commission is endorsing the latest plan to redevelop a city-owned property in the heart of downtown. By unanimous vote Monday the commission recommended approval of a proposal to redevelop a 4.2-acre site at 400 SE Second Ave., home to a Hyatt Regency Hotel and the city's James L.
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Apr 25

82-story skyscraper headed for heart of downtown Miami

Goodbye Courtyard by Marriott, hello 2nd & 2nd.

    82-story skyscraper headed for heart of downtown Miami
    Advertisement Written by John Charles Robbins on April 24, 2018 Goodbye Courtyard by Marriott, hello 2nd & 2nd. The heart of downtown Miami is set to change in a big way - literally - when the 14-story Marriott hotel comes down to make room for an 82-story skyscraper known as 2nd & 2nd.
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Apr 18

Miami downtown riverfront targeted for three towers

In August Miami voters may be asked to OK redevelopment of 4.2 acres of downtown riverfront that would add city revenue and improve access to the growing waterfront after razing the city-owned James L. Knight Convention Center and attached Hyatt hotel at 400 SE Second Ave.

    Miami downtown riverfront targeted for three towers
    Advertisement Written by John Charles Robbins on April 17, 2018 In August Miami voters may be asked to OK redevelopment of 4.2 acres of downtown riverfront that would add city revenue and improve access to the growing waterfront after razing the city-owned James L. Knight Convention Center and attached Hyatt hotel at 400 SE Second Ave.
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Feb 28

Wynwood developer targets entire city block

Westdale Wynwood LLC plans the major mixed-use project between Northwest 30th and 31st streets and Second and Third avenues. The plan is to construct about 171 residences, said attorney Steven Wernick on behalf of the developer.

    Wynwood developer targets entire city block
    Advertisement Written by John Charles Robbins on February 27, 2018 Miami's preliminary OK to change zoning and land use in the heart of Wynwood may clear the way to redevelop an entire block, adding multi-family residences and shops. A final decision may come this month.
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Nov 01

Debris from Hurricane Irma costing Miami $73 million

They also approved an agreement with private property owner 1010 NW LLC for the use of 206,530 square feet of land at 1010 NW 72nd Ave. for the staging of debris from Hurricane Irma, at a cost of $23,800 a month.

    Debris from Hurricane Irma costing Miami $73 million
    Advertisement Written by John Charles Robbins on October 31, 2017 City of Miami officials have calculated a preliminary cost estimate of handling debris from Hurricane Irma, $73 million, as they continue to dig out from the storm's lingering impact. Christopher Rose, director of the Office of Management and Budget, gave commissioners the tally during a budget report last week.
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Oct 25

Plan for Fort Dallas Park, on the Miami River, evolves

Several structures occupy the site at 60-64 SE Fourth St., north of the river and sandwiched between a hotel on private land and the county...

    Plan for Fort Dallas Park, on the Miami River, evolves
    Advertisement Written by John Charles Robbins on October 24, 2017 A proposal from a private company to redevelop city-owned Fort Dallas Park, on the Miami River downtown, has evolved. The unsolicited proposal still pushes for a public-private partnership with the City of Miami, but instead of building a new 250-seat restaurant the developer is proposing a revitalized riverfront hosting several local small businesses.
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Sep 20

Private developer has designs on Fort Dallas Park in Miami

The proposal for the city-owned park at 60-64 SE Fourth St. was a discussion item on the city commission agenda this week.

    Private developer has designs on Fort Dallas Park in Miami
    Advertisement Written by John Charles Robbins on September 19, 2017 Fort Dallas Park, on the Miami River downtown, could be redeveloped and include a new restaurant and improvements to a historic cottage on the city-owned site.
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Jul 26

92-story downtown tower OK’d for Miami’s skyline

While retail originally fronted First and Second streets and Biscayne Boulevard, the new proposal adds Third Avenue retail frontage.

    92-story downtown tower OK'd for Miami's skyline
    Advertisement Written by John Charles Robbins on July 25, 2017 A sleek glass tower packed with amenities and mixed uses is ready to make a lasting impression on Miami's skyline. In doing so, One Bayfront Plaza would capture the prize as the tallest building in Florida, 1,049 feet.
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Jun 14 2017

Riverfront revival in Miami targets hotel, convention center

Commissioners voiced approval of the city administration moving forward with negotiations for the proposed redevelopment of the city-owned James L. Knight Convention Center and attached Hyatt Regency hotel, at 400 SE Second Ave.

Daniel Rotenberg, head of the Department of Real Estate and Asset Management, has said the new deal would include a master plan for the riverfront and could incorporate city-owned Fort Dallas Park at 60-64 SE Fourth St.

    Riverfront revival in Miami targets hotel, convention center
    Advertisement Written by John Charles Robbins on June 13, 2017 A variety of stakeholders have their eyes set on a riverfront revival in Miami. These interests are converging now and could lead to a new and vibrant riverfront downtown that could see a revived hotel and convention center, expanded and improved public riverwalk, and a renovated and reopened Fort Dallas Park.
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May 24 2017

Miami sets goal of opening riverfront park downtown

For the most part, the 60-64 SE Fourth St. site has been fenced off and forgotten for several years, attracting trash and the homeless.

    Miami sets goal of opening riverfront park downtown
    Advertisement Written by John Charles Robbins on May 23, 2017 Miami officials are preparing to immediately restore one of the city's most historic houses, with a tentative goal of reopening part of a riverfront park downtown. The Miami River Commission learned May 19 that Fort Dallas Park, with its improved riverwalk, would again be open.
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