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One Thousand Museum Releases Renderings of Interior Spaces

The developers of One Thousand Museum recently released a new batch of renderings showcasing the late Zaha Hadid’s forward-thinking design. The new insight, featuring a look at amenity spaces, came in conjunction with the official topping off of the building on February 23rd.

The renderings depict the Sky Lounge, a double-height aquatic center with an indoor pool, a “Lifestyle Center and Spa,” and additional common areas. The common spaces of this project are incredible spaces to workout, relax, and simply enjoy life in.


Additional amenities include a private bank-quality vault, a multimedia theater, and a private dining room. This project is also the only private residential skyscraper in all of Florida to have planned private helipad.

Miami’s construction projects never cease to amaze, and One Thousand Museum pushes Miami to new heights, as it is the first skyscraper in the world to utilize lightweight glass-fiber reinforced with concrete (GFRC) as a permanent framework in the construction of the tower’s structure.

The construction of this unique project has been one of the most challenging builds, due to the projects curved exoskeleton. This one-of-a-kind exoskeleton is comprised of 5,000 pieces of GFRC, which was manufactured in and imported from Dubai.

Developer Louis Birdman had the foresight and Pritzker Prize winning architect Zaha Hadid had the vision to dream of creating One Thousand Museum. Plaza Construction has played the instrumental role of creating the dream into reality.

According to Birdman, this building, even in its current state stands our as the most iconic architectural work in Miami’s skyline.

“We’re excited to have developed something so unique and special for Miami,” Birdman said in a press release.

Not only does this project enhance Miami’s notoriety, but it also redefines the standard of luxury for residential projects.

“To date, the project team has faced some major tests, but the project has remained on schedule and we’re looking forward to the successful completion,” said Brad Meltzer, president of New York-based Plaza Construction, which is overseeing the construction of One Thousand Museum.

The next phase of One Thousand Museum is the interior build-out of both amenity spaces and unit interiors.   All 83 half and full-floor units will include Poliform kitchens and closets, Gaggenau and Sub-Zero appliances, Apure interior LED lighting, and Crestron home automation systems.

This 62-story tower, which broke ground in 2015, is set for completion in 2018. The project gets its name from its location across the street from Museum Park. Prices for each unit starts at $6 million USD for a 4,600 square foot residence and all units will have multiple oversized balconies.

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Brickell Heights Community Brings New Life to the Area

Brickell Heights is one of the latest developments to open in the heart of Brickell’s financial center. One of the main goals behind the Brickell Heights development was to create an urban oasis and turn South Miami Avenue into a pedestrian-friendly environment. This visionary development was created in collaboration between the Related Group and Crescent Heights, one of the nation’s leading real estate brands.

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Brickell Heights’ Architecture & Design

Brickell Heights is a mixed-use property featuring condos and retail space. The Brickell Heights community consists of twin 49-story towers featuring a total of 690 units. The towers are known as Brickell Heights East and Brickell Heights West. Arquitectonia and the Rockwell Group, which is spearheaded by award winning architect David Rockwell, designed the complex. The development showcases contemporary glamour, and offers residents a prestigious, privileged lifestyle in the heart of a thriving city.

The building design features expansive glass terraces in every unit, offering residents breathtaking design and views. The community offers contemporary floor plans with floor-to-ceiling tinted windows, as well as other luxurious touches. The lobby showcases a truly dramatic double-height lobby that will feature original art installations. The highlight of the Brickell Heights community is the bright and colorful façade installation, which was commissioned by the renowned Argentinian artist Fabian Burgos.

Brickell Heights’ Elite Services & Amenities

Brickell Heights offers residents elite services and amenities at their doorsteps. On the ground level, Brickell Heights East features an Equinox Fitness Club & Spa. The Equinox brand is one of North America’s most popular fitness clubs, and offers innovative fitness programs, world-class personal trainers, and a posh spa. Additionally, the east tower offers residents a French café, as well as a large Capital One Bank with a café inside. Brickell Heights West features a state-of-the-art 3,500 square foot SoulCycle location. This indoor cycling studio features SoulCycle’s exclusive method taught by top instructors. The west tower also features an 8,000 square foot restaurant space. Currently, concepts for the restaurant space are still being reviewed; but, knowing the luxurious feel of the Brickell Heights neighborhood, a fantastic haute cuisine experience is sure to come.

Brickell Heights bestows residents with white glove services, and exclusive resident’s only perks. The community features a resident’s only rooftop sky pool deck with gorgeous panoramic views of the cityscape and Biscayne Bay. The community also boasts a luxuriously landscaped 9th floor pool terrace with a swimming pool and lap pool. Elite services culminate with 24/7 concierge, valet, and security services, ensuring safety and convenience for a truly privileged lifestyle.

Brickell Heights Lifestyle

The Brickell Heights community not only offers elite services and amenities on-site, but also is in close proximity to some of Miami’s hottest destinations. Brickell Heights is just steps away from Brickell CityCentre, which offers 5 million square feet of premiere shopping, dining, and entertainment options. Additionally, Brickell and Downtown Miami are seeing a transformation into the premiere spot to live or visit in South Florida. Brickell Heights residents are just in time to experience the transformation of Brickell that was brought on by the creation of Brickell CityCentre. If you are interested in learning more about Brickell Heights or the Brickell area, contact me at brickell.com or (786) 306-4287, and I will be more than happy to provide you with more information and to show you some of the best properties available in Brickell.




Top 3 Brickell Pre-Construction Projects

Brickell has a plethora of luxury condominiums built and move-in ready; however, Brickell’s pre-construction market continues to be a hot commodity. For those seeking to be the first residents to live in a unit, and experience all the glorious perks of a brand new building, Brickell is the place to experience the best of Miami’s pre-construction boom. This fantastic Miami neighborhood offers residents countless haute dining and opulent shopping options, as well as luxurious living spaces and great job opportunities. Take a look at the top 3 Brickell pre-construction projects, and be ready to move-in to the neighborhood.

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One River Point

The One River Point condominium development is a lavish pre-construction development that will be located in the Brickell/Downtown Miami area along the Miami River. This development, which was designed by Rafael Vinoly, and was developed by Shahab Karmely, is expected to be one of the most iconic buildings in Miami’s skyline. The development will consist of two twin, 60-story towers that will be joined by a floating glass skybridge. All 404 residences in One River Point will offer residents beautiful views of Biscayne Bay, the Miami River, and the Brickell and Miami skylines. One River Point will grace residents with high-end amenities such as white glove concierge services, an 8,000 square foot riverfront restaurant and lounge, a 6,000 square foot fitness center, a poolside café, and a restaurant with butler service.

Aston Martin Residences

The Aston Martin Residences is a swanky development in the Brickell/Downtown Miami area. The development will be located on the vacant waterfront lot that is located immediately east of the Epic Residences. Located at the mouth of the Miami River, the Aston Martin Residences will offer residents breathtaking views of the entire area. The Aston Martin development was designed by Luis Revuelta from Miami and Bodas-Miani-Anger from Argentina. The building will rise 66 stories tall, and will include 391 condos. Hence its namesake, a design team from Aston martin will design the condo tower’s common areas and amenities, which include a fitness center, a spa, and a gorgeous lobby. Units will range in size from 698 square feet to 18,811 square feet. Construction of this highly desired building will begin in Fall of 2017 and will be completed by 2022.

Brickell Flatiron

Brickell Flatiron is said to be the most ultra-luxurious preconstruction development in Brickell. The building is slated to rise 64 stories high, and will include 548 condos. Brickell Flatiron was designed by world-renowned Revuelta Architecture International, and developed by Capital Group and CMC Group. Opulent amenities are aplenty at Brickell Flatiron, which boast a rooftop pool, a state-of-the-art fitness center, a cigar room, and a wine room. The onsite spa, Sky Spa, offers residents a hydrotherapy circuit with full amenities. Additionally, the Flatiron Theater will feature stadium seating and a concierge app that will meet the desires of even the most discerning individuals. Completion of this development is scheduled for Quarter 1 of 2018. Units in Brickell Flatiron are currently at the market ranging from $450,000 to over $1,260,000.

Brickell Pre-Construction Growth

If you are interested in living in one of these gorgeous Brickell pre-construction developments upon completion, contact me at Brickell.com or (786) 306-4287. Let me help you find your dream unit in the building that most suites your lifestyle needs. I will be glad to walk you through the entire purchase process from start to finish, so that you may begin living the Brickell-lifestyle as soon as the development is complete.

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South Brickell – The Quieter Side of Brickell

When people think about Brickell, the hustle and bustle of Brickell City Center and North Brickell comes to mind. However, there’s a quieter, lovely side of Brickell located just along Brickell Avenue between SE 15th Road and SE 25th Road – South Brickell. This neighborhood became known for its luxurious bay front condos in the 1980s and 1990s. Fast forward to present day, and South Brickell remains a quiet, luxurious residential area within walking distance to the heart of Brickell’s hottest eateries, entertainment, and shopping destinations. In addition to being an entertainment hub, Brickell is also known as the “Wall Street South,” because of the international banking and businesses emerging in the area. Take a look at the most highly sought after condominium developments in South Brickell, and see the wonderful life you can be experiencing now.

The Palace

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The Palace, located at 1541 Brickell Ave, Miami, FL 33129, is a 40-story residential high-rise condominium building that holds 254 units. Built in 1981 by the world-renowned Arquitectonica firm and developed by Harry B. Helmsley, The Palace offers residents stunning views of the Atlantic Ocean, Biscayne Bay, and the City of Miami thanks to floor-to-ceiling windows in all units. The Palace offers residents an array of five-star amenities such as 24/7 concierge, valet, and security services, as well as lighted tennis courts, a fitness center, a pool, and sauna. Residences at The Palace range from 1-bedroom units to 5 bedroom penthouses, and are listed from $595,000 to $765,000.

Santa Maria Brickell


The Santa Maria Brickell is an ultra luxurious condominium development located at 1643 Brickell Ave, Miami, FL 33129. Built in 1997, Santa Maria Brickell was developed by Ugo Columbo and designed by Revuelta Vega Leon Architects. This palatial condominium development stands out in the Miami skyline with its 51 floors, and bright white exterior featuring floor-to-ceiling windows throughout. Santa Maria Brickell grants residents a truly opulent lifestyle with an elegant clubhouse, a gazebo and cabana area, a spa, Jacuzzi, a heated pool, an underground racquetball court, a lighted tennis court, and a private courtyard showcasing a tree-lined path. In addition to these fabulous amenities, residents have 24/7 concierge, valet, and security services. Santa Maria Brickell holds 173 units, which range from 2 bedroom units to 4 bedroom penthouses. Units range from $1,930,000 to $11,500,000 and feature gorgeous views of the bay and city from their interiors and spacious balconies.

Bristol Tower

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The Bristol Tower is one of Miami’s most unique luxury condo buildings, as it features a circular design, which offers residents a 270-degree view of Biscayne Bay, the Atlantic Ocean, and Downtown Miami. Completed in 1993, Bristol Tower was developed by Ugo Columbo and designed by Revuelta Vega Leon Architects. Bristol Tower is comprised of 40 floors, and has a total of 147 residential units. The fantastic bay front location grants residents amazing views, and offers residents luxury amenities such as 24/7 valet, security, and concierge services. Additional amenities include an on-site convenience store, a café, tennis courts, a heated pool, a Jacuzzi, a sauna, and a state-of-the-art fitness center. Bristol Tower units range in size from 1 to 5 bedrooms, and are listed from $745,000 to $3,200,000.

Villa Regina

Villa Regina

The Villa Regina pleasantly surprises visitors with its newly remodeled spacious multi-level lobby. The stunning multi-faceted façade of Villa Regina was designed by the famed artist Yaacov Agam, a pioneer in the kinetic art movement. Villa Regina, which was completed in 1982, reaches 31-stories high with 206 units. People seeking security and privacy will appreciate Villa Regina’s high-tech security system that features 24-hour guard patrol, 60 digital motion-sensor cameras, an authorization system, visitor identification, and elevator control access to all floors. Among the wonderful amenities afforded to residents are a state-of-the-art gym, a whirlpool, a sauna, steam rooms, a 60,000 square foot sundeck, and a swimming pool that overlooks the bay. Avid boaters will also appreciate the on-site 43-slip marina. Villa Regina houses units ranging from studios to penthouses, and cost from $350,000 to $1,008,000.

The Atlantis on Brickell

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The Atlantis on Brickell is one of the most iconic buildings in the Miami skyline. Located at 2025 Brickell Ave, Miami, FL 33129, the Atlantis on Brickell was developed by Sol Luger and designed by Arquitectonica. Many will remember this quintessential 21-story condominium building as it was featured in the opening credits of the 1980s hit television show, Miami Vice. Movie buffs will also recognize the staircase leading into the lobby with its large red columns that were featured in the 1980s classic film, Scarface. Amenities of this attractive condominium community include a bayside pool, a Jacuzzi, a racquetball court, a fitness center, and 24/7 concierge and security services. Units in The Atlantis on Brickell range from $439,000 to $998,000 with 2 to 4 bedrooms.

Additional South Brickell Condominium Communities

In addition to The Palace, Santa Maria Brickell,Villa Regina, Bristol Tower and The Atlantis on Brickell, there are several other condominium communities in South Brickell that are sure to please those seeking a quieter lifestyle. Villa Brickell, Brickell Place, Skyline on Brickell, Fifteen Fifty Brickell, and Lofts on Brickell are other great options for those seeking refuge on a serene, tree-lined street, which is perfect for morning or evening walks. Nestled in the southernmost part of Brickell, this upscale section of South Brickell offers residents all of the comforts of the city, nestled in a lush enclave with wide bay views and breezes.

South Brickell Awaits

If you are interested in living in Brickell, but would like a more peaceful lifestyle than living in the heart of the city, then South Brickell is the ideal neighborhood for you. Contact me at Brickell.com or (786) 306-4287, and I will be more than happy to show you around South Brickell, so that you may appreciate the beauty of this neighborhood. South Brickell provides residents the best of both worlds – a tranquil lifestyle steps from a cosmopolitan city.