Development Plan Approvals Granted For 4 Brickell Towers On The Same Block

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County commissioners voted last month to approve general development plan special exceptions for four towers on the same block in Brickell.

The special exceptions approved by commissioners on September 20 (meeting as the Miami-Dade Zoning Board were for:

A fifth tower called Calle 8 (464 residential units) was also recently proposed for the block.

A total of 1,995 residential units are planned between all five towers.

Meanwhile, the developer planning Menesse, signed a covenant that includes a contribution towards mass transit renovation in Brickell.

The public benefits covenant was recorded on October 18.

Menesse Brickell LLC will pay the county $350,000, to be used for renovation of the Brickell Metrorail and/or Metromover stations, prior to building permit issuance.

The developer also agreed to restrict at least of 5% of residential units to workforce housing, defined as households with incomes between 60% and 140% of median income in the area, for 20 years after TCO issuance.

Administrative site plan review of the tower is still ongoing.

Source:  The Next Miami