Stories written by Allie Schwartz

MAM’s structural foundation now complete in Miami’s Museum Park


By Allie Schwartz…. The team spearheading the development of Miami Art Museum’s new Herzog and de Meuron-designed facility in Downtown Miami’s Museum Park has completed the building’s structural foundation, marking the last major milestone before vertical construction begins. The new Miami Art Museum (MAM) is scheduled to open to the public in 2013. News of […]

First phase of 396 Alhambra complete and open to tenants


By Allie Schwartz…. One of Coral Gables’ architectural landmarks has been transformed into the city’s newest class A office building. The owners of 396 Alhambra, a 273,000-square-foot mixed-use office and retail development underway in the heart of the Coral Gables, have announced the completion of the project’s South Tower, a seven-story, 87,000-square-foot office building. The […]

Genting selects Arquitectonica for Resorts World Miami project


By Allie Schwartz…. After considering several world-class architects, Genting Malaysia Berhad (Genting) has selected Miami-based Arquitectonica as the master plan architect for Resorts World Miami. An official signing ceremony with KT Lim, chair and chief executive of Genting, and Bernardo Fort-Brescia, co-founder and principal of Arquitectonica, took place during a June reception for more than […]

Yes, MAM gets $1 million pledge from BoA Charitable Foundation


By Allie Schwartz…. Miami Art Museum’s ongoing capital campaign received a big boost on May 17 as Miami’s business, civic and cultural leaders gathered to honor the private sector’s collective impact on South Florida’s cultural landscape during the Museum’s Fourth Annual Corporate Luncheon. In accepting MAM’s Corporate Honors Award, Bank of America (BoA), one of […]

Miami Art Museum luncheon to honor Bank of America


By Allie Schwartz…. Miami’s business, civic and cultural leaders will gather to honor the private sector’s impact on South Florida’s cultural landscape during the fourth annual Miami Art Museum (MAM) Corporate Luncheon on Friday, May 13. Bank of America, one of the world’s largest financial institutions and a mainstay of support in South Florida’s cultural […]

Hampton Inn & Suites in Brickell leasing retail/restaurant space

Pictured is a rendering of the building as it will look when completed.

By Allie Schwartz…. Miami’s Brickell Financial District is experiencing a sharp climb in the number of residents and businesses that call the area home, and the district’s newest hotel property is prepared to deliver 10,000 square feet of new retail/restaurant space to the market. The under-construction Hampton Inn & Suites Miami Brickell-Downtown, set to open […]

1450 Brickell tower in 2010 leases 230,470 square feet

1450 Brickell Avenue

By Allie Schwartz…. In a sign that Miami’s corporate sector continues to place value on premium office space despite economic volatility, 1450 Brickell Avenue, the class A office building that came online in Miami’s Brickell Financial District in the first quarter of 2010, completed 230,470 rentable square feet of new lease transactions last year. This […]

Miami Art Museum breaks ground for new building

Pictured (l-r) are Miami Art Museum (MAM) director Thom Collins; Miami-Dade County Commission vice chairelect Audrey M. Edmonson, MAM Board of Trustees chair Aaron Podhurst, Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Alvarez, Miami-Dade County Commissioner Sally A. Heyman, Miami-Dade County manager George M. Burgess, and Herzog & de Meuron senior partner Christine Binswanger.

By Allie Schwartz…. Following years of planning and anticipation, Miami Art Museum (MAM) has broken ground for its new Herzog & de Meuron-designed facility in Downtown Miami’s Museum Park and next to the future home of the Miami Science Museum. The groundbreaking ceremony took place the morning of Tuesday, Nov. 30, at the museum’s new […]

1450 Brickell office tower leases over 26,000 sq. ft.

1450 Brickel Office Tower

By Allie Schwartz 1450 Brickell Avenue, the premier “class A” office building in Miami’s Brickell Financial District, has finalized leases with financial services firm BNY Mellon, executive recruitment firm Korn/Ferry International, investment banking firm BroadSpan Capital and commercial reinsurance company International Broking Solutions. The new lease agreements total a combined 26,045 square feet of office […]

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