Onda Residences, a high-end luxury condominium being developed by CMC Group and Morabito Properties, had its ceremonial groundbreaking today, as one of the few in-person real estate events that are finally starting to happen these days. The building, which features 41 residences beginning at $1.8 million a pop, is on the former site of the Bay Harbour Continental, a MiMo residential building that was a gem of midcentury flair and which preservationists fought, unsuccessfully, to preserve.
This first floor unit in a small residential building tucked away in the urban, dense, and rather jungly South-of-Fifth part of South Beach has a lot of the privacy-oriented benefits of a house while being part of a condo building. Yes, you have people living above and next to you, but with your own sidewalk-facing entrance and two private terraces, it doesn't really feel like it.
Brickell Flatiron, the luxury condo tower in Brickell which is shaped somewhat like the famous Flatiron Building in New York, was completed in October of last year, but just received its art collection, which graces its lobby and public spaces.
The Ritz-Carlton Residences Miami Beach may have been completed almost a year ago, but the developers have just unveiled three unique model units, with interiors designed by three Italian furniture brands: Baxter, B&B Italia, and Flexform.
The Ritz-Carlton Residences Miami Beach, arguably the most extreme adaptive use residential project that South Florida has ever seen, is finished. The transformation from its former life as a hospital, by Italian designer Piero Lissoni, is practically unbelievable. Additionally, a comprehensive arts program gives the building an added visual interest.
The Fairchild Coconut Grove, the boutique luxury building in Coconut Grove designed by Max Strang, is racing toward completion, as can be seen in new construction photos. and is 80% sold out, with over $80 million in sales and 5 units remaining, according to brokerage One Sotheby's.
I recently wrote this piece for the Miami Herald. In the last real estate cycle, condo buildings by big name architects or avant-garde designers were big business in Miami. Now that the real estate market has softened, the big question was whether this would last. It turns out it will. Read more at the Miami Herald.
Monad Terrace, famed French architect Jean Nouvel's first project in Miami, has just topped off, and the Big Bubble got a hard hat tour of the boutique luxury condo project's construction site with architect Kobi Karp, who collaborated with Nouvel on the project. Check it out, below.
Canvas, an art-festooned condo tower in Miami's so-called 'Arts and Entertainment' district, has just received its permanent certificate of occupancy. The 37-story condominium tower has over 225 original pieces of art, including, perhaps most distinctively, large wall murals in the hallways, and a mix of studio, one bedroom, and two bedroom units ranging in size from 650 to 1,205 square feet.
Eighty Seven Park, designed by Renzo Piano Building Workshop, one of the biggest names in architecture, has topped off at the eighteenth floor and sold more than 80% of its 66 units. The developer, Terra Group, plans to have it done late next year.