An ultramodern city within a city is about to take shape in the vibrant Brickell financial district neighboring Downtown Miami.
Brickell CitiCentre is a 4.6 million-square-foot development with half a million square feet devoted to retail and entertainment options. To be more precise, you will find there 520,000 sqft of shopping center, 120,000 sqft of office space and 120,000 sqft of wellness center.
Groundbreaking in 2012 will start the process of creating, first, an open-air shopping center with office space, hotel and parking.
More offices and residential space will be created in the second phase of construction. Current plans call for 820-unit condo in two different towers, a 243-room EAST hotel and 93 services apartments.
Hong Kong-based Swire Properties has assumed the project, first scheduled for construction in 2007.
The inventive and prolific Miami design firm Arquitectonica is leading the team in developing the now 9-acre site into one of the most talked about city developments since San Francisco ’s Embarcadaro Center.
Cutting-edge urban design plans call for easy access among the various center structures, often through covered walkways and over pedestrian-friendly bridges. Storefronts and restaurants will line the public avenues.
Extensive plantings with broad walkways will be a hallmark of the expansive greenways. The site, which accesses the Eighth Street Metromover Station, will provide extensive parking on two levels. Neighboring traffic flows are being reconfigured to promote safety and ease.
The expanding Brickell neighborhood encompasses the financial center of the region while remaining in close proximity to the plethora of options for recreation, entertainment and culture that is Miami.
For the excitement of a 21st Century city within a city, plan on Brickell CitiCentre.
The $700 million project is expected to start during the second quarter of 2012.
In the neighborhood, you should also check out the MyBrickell .
*43-story tower designed by internationally acclaimed Arquitectonica Interiors by renowned design ﬁrm Richardson Sadeki Artfully integrated into master-planned Brickell City Centre,
*LEED pre-certiﬁed as a neighborhood development, with it’s innovative Climate Ribbon™ ﬂoating above a luxury shopping center Expansive,
*half-acre amenity deck including tropical gardens,
*barbecue grills, outdoor ﬁtness areas and children’s play area Heated lap and social pools with two heated spas Poolside beverage and café service
*Library with private seating nooks designed for reading or socializing Spacious,
*state-of-the-art ﬁtness center with individual ﬁtness studios and machine room Tech-savvy children’s playroom,
*viewable from ﬁtness center Exclusive spa for residents’ use with shared hammam featuring dipping pools,
*showers and steam.
*Also included are treatment rooms and blow-out bar for touch ups,
*with main-pedi station Designed and furnished to the level of a private residence,
*the Reach entertaining suite features elegantly furnished living room,
*dining and chef-worthy kitchen Equipped and furnished business center with ample meeting room.