Category: Development

Miami Developer Metronomic Publishes Passenger Drone Concept Video

Jan 02, 2019 - Development - 0 Comments - Standard

Headed by Ricky Trinidad, Miami based Metronomic bills itself as a progressive, innovative, and sustainable real estate developer with core values centered on social and economic improvement, community development, and local collaboration that exemplifies industry standards for quality design, planning, and construction. They note that “passenger drones have proven to be a new and safe […]

Video: Here’s how Amazon’s HQ2 incentives add up

Nov 27, 2018 - Development - 0 Comments - Standard

Amazon recently announced it will be splitting its second headquarters, commonly referred to as Amazon HQ2, between Queens, New York and Northern Virginia. However, the incentives given to the company have inspired a marked backlash due to a general feeling that the incentives were unfairly extracted from the winners. The gist of the complaint is […]

Interactive Map: Locate Miami-Dade’s 67 Opportunity Zones

Oct 08, 2018 - Development - 0 Comments - Standard

The Miami area, or more broadly Florida’s Miami-Dade county, has 67 Opportunity Zones within it. Opportunity Zones, introduced as part of President Donald Trump’s tax plan known, provide incentives for developers to build in low-income communities by providing substantial tax benefits. Within Miami-Dade county there are 67 designated Opportunity Zones. These are easily located using […]

Video: Everything you need to know about Opportunity Zones, 67 of which are in Miami-Dade

Oct 08, 2018 - Development - 0 Comments - Standard

Developers and investors across the United States are turning their attention to a new tax benefit program introduced as part of President Trump’s tax plan known as Opportunity Zones. These incent developers to build in low-income communities by providing tax benefits. In Miami-Dade county there are 67 designated opportunity zones, making this topic very much […]

Current Metrorail Station Locations and Possible Future Lines

Sep 25, 2018 - Development - 0 Comments - Standard

Below is a map of current Miami Metrorail stations. For comparison, below is a map of potential Miami rail lines in the future. Who know which of these lines will come to pass. What is evident, however, is that in ten years it will be completely different from today, presumably greatly expanded.

Skyscrapers in Miami and the USA: Facts, Figures, and Charts

Sep 05, 2018 - Development - 0 Comments - Standard

Both Miami, now with the third most dense skyline in North America (video: watch it grow 1990-2016; interactive growth chart), and Sunny Isles Beach make the list of 18 cities in the USA that have at least five skyscrapers. The tallest building in Miami is the Panorama Tower, rising 868 feet, while the Muse at […]

Video: Downtown Miami 2018

Sep 05, 2018 - Development - 0 Comments - Standard

This promo clip from the Miami Downtown Development Authority (Miami DDA) discusses features and benefits for businesses located in the city’s central business district (Miami CBD). Flashing between images of brightline, Citibikes, nightlife, office centers, and more, the clip endeavors to bring attention to the vitality of downtown, which has rapidly grown and evolved over […]

Video: Miami Filmmaker Makes 360° VR of the Demolition of Cocowalk

Aug 29, 2018 - Development - 0 Comments - Standard

  Richard Fendelman, a Coconut Grove based film maker, has created a 360 degree virtual reality video – embedded herein – showing the demolition underway at Cocowalk, “The Demise of Cocowalk as We Know It in 360° VR.” and Grovite, sent me this video he took of the final stages of CocoWalk called, “The demise […]

Video: Miami Beach Building Collapse

Jul 25, 2018 - Development - 0 Comments - Standard

This short video shows the harrowing collapse of the 12-story Marlborough House, a building at 5775 Collins Avenue in Miami Beach. This obviously regretful incident reportedly resulted in the loss of a leg. News outlets have reported that there was a demolition permit but not a permit for an implosion, citing the Miami Beach Police […]

Video: See What’s In Store and Tour the Paramount Miami Worldcenter Construction Site with its Developers

Jun 06, 2018 - Development - 0 Comments - Standard

This video from Miami Channel 10 News profiled the 16 million square feet being developed on 27 master planned acres as Paramount Miami Worldcenter. The development features 10 to 30 foot sidewalks with retail everywhere, a sprawling 60-story residential tower, links to Metromover and Brightline, a 1,700 room Marriot Marquis with a 5,000 square feet […]

Video: Paramount Miami Worldcenter is being modified to accommodate passenger drones

Jun 06, 2018 - Development - 0 Comments - Standard

Meet George Jetson. His Boy Elroy. Daughter Judy. Jane his wife. The developer of Paramount Miami Worldcenter is planning for a future with passenger drones, otherwise referred to as flying cars. The company is modifying plans for Paramount Miami Worldcenter in order to fit a 5,000-square-foot skyport on top of the development’s 60-story, 530-unit tower. Residents […]

Video: CCIM Institute Chief Economist KC Conway on Economic Drivers for Amazon HQ2 Site Selection

May 18, 2018 - Development - 0 Comments - Standard

In this video, KC Conway, Chief Economist at the CCIM Institute, joins the show host to discuss site selection in the economy, including United States site selection changes, workforce impacts to site selection, Amazon’s reasons for site selection including for its HQ2 site selection process, the United States economic Golden Triangle, and finally Amazon HQ2 […]

This Downtown Miami Development Pipeline Animation Will Blow Your Mind

May 16, 2018 - Development - 0 Comments - Standard

You may have read here or heard otherwise that Miami boasts the third most dense skyline in the United States. Much of this growth happened in the period from 1990 to 2016, as can be see in this animation. What you may be less aware of is that another such period of growth, this time […]

Video: German Startup Volocopter Developing “Air Taxi” System for Cities

Apr 17, 2018 - Development, Technology - 0 Comments - Standard

Germany based Volocopter aims to be taken seriously in the “flying car” business with its well considered infrastructure plan. They propose a system of landing pads, charging stations, and passenger loading and unloading areas around an urban area. In this video, the company is promoting its vision for a network of rooftop based “Volo-ports” where […]

Video: Metro Forecasting Models CEO David Farmer on Highest and Best Use for Land and Development

Apr 10, 2018 - Development - 0 Comments - Standard

Commercial Real Estate Show host Michael Bull interviewed David Farmer, CEO of Metro Forecasting Models, at the Realtors Land Institute Conference & Expo. Metro Forecasting Models claims the most accurate solution for population, housing and commercial demand forecasting with a model used by local governments and private industry for over 35 years. They  cover a set […]

Video: Elevator technology is revolutionizing vertical travel as supertalls abound

Mar 26, 2018 - Development - 0 Comments - Standard

 Over the next two years alone, there are 187 skyscrapers that are expected to pop up across the globe. This fascinating video goes in depth on the go-to technologies that are being engineered by some of the world’s leading elevator firms. This touches on some of the topics in a recent report by Bloomberg, Supertalls are Driving […]