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    Icon South Beach #2206 - $1.275M

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    Faena House - Miami Beach

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    One Ocean - Miami Beach

1000 Foot Observation Tower for Miami?

ExMiami reported that developer Jeff Berkowitz has submitted plans to the city of Miami for a 1000 foot observation tower.  If approved Skyrise Miami would begin construction in 2014 on the lot behind the Bayside Marketplace.  Designed by Arquitectonica, this massive structure is planned to include three observation decks as well as a restaurant, nightclub, private lounge and ballroom.  At the proposed height, the Skyrise Miami tower would be the second highest observation tower in the U.S. The tallest is the Stratosphere in Las Vegas Nevada. At 1000 feet above sea level, permission from the FAA was required for Skyrise tower.   

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Macy's + Bloomingdale's join MWC

According to the Real Deal, the developers behind the much anticipated Miami World Center have signed leases with Macy's and Bloomingdale's.  Official announcement from the MWC team is expected in the coming weeks. Macy's operates the Macy's and Bloomingdale's brands in about 840 stores in 45 states as well as the District of Columbia, Guam, and Puerto Rico, and will serve as an excellent catylst for the 750,000 square foot retail component of the project.

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New Rendering: 1010 Brickell

A new exterior rendering for 1010 Brickell has been released. A clearer picture is emerging for how architect Sieger Suarez will treat the top of the plinth as well the fenestration for the facades without balconies.

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David Beckham Picks Miami

Earlier this summer, former England captain David Beckham toured Miami as part of a larger study to pick a location for a new U.S. Major League Soccer expansion team.  Other cities he considered included Montreal, San Diego, and Orlando.  As part of his player contract with the MLS, when he decided to join the L.A. Galaxy, Beckham was given the option to create a new team for $ 25 Million.  He recently announced Miami will be the host city for this team, and as he continues to organize investors, his representatives have already been searching for sites for a purpose-built soccer-only stadium.

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