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Smart Brickell Tower 2 Launches in Miami


Several months since our last update, and progress at the future site of Habitat Group‘s three-tower Smart Brickell development in Miami has reached a major milestone, as Tower 2 enters into sales. With demolition crews still hard at work prepping the site, and Tower 1 already sold out, the well-situated, mixed-use development in the heart of the city is proving a hot spot for buyers.

The 25-storey Tower 2 will be comprised of 50 hotel rooms and 50 residential suites, the latter to range in size from 558-1,117 square feet, with a mix of one- and two-bedroom units. Representative of 30,000 square feet of new condo inventory, Tower 2 will be a sizeable addition to Miami’s bustling West Brickell neighbourhood.

Located at 239 SW 9th Street, adjacent to the I-95, and just a couple of blocks west of Brickell Village, Brickell Station, and the many shops, restaurants, and bars that populate the area, Smart Brickell will place residents and hotel guests within easy walking distance to all the city has to offer. Close as well to the Atlantic Ocean and Downtown Miami, Smart Brickell will be a top destination for those looking for a quick commute and a healthy, urban lifestyle.

With “Smart” in the name, it is little wonder that the development will be equipped with a great deal of technological innovation, including Nest, Alexa, and Bosch- and Lifx-branded in-suite tech. All three towers will share a full range of amenities, including a fitness centre, two pools, and an outdoor terrace. Set for completion by 2022, Smart Brickell will be a fine addition to the neighbourhood.

SkyriseCities will be sure to return to this project as progress continues. For more information, check out the associated Database file and Forum thread, and as always, feel free to join the conversation in the comments section below.

Smart Brickell Hotel and Residential Complex Coming to Miami


A 1.23-acre development site on Southwest Ninth Street between Second and Third Avenues in Miami will give way to one of the city’s most future-minded developments. The Santiago Vanegas-led Habitat Group has envisioned Smart Brickell, a new three-tower project positioned to address the challenges prevalent in an ever-densifying urban centre like Miami.

The first tower in the development is over 50 percent sold. When ready in 2020, the complex will feature 170 condominiums and 150 hotel rooms across its three towers. Fully furnished condominiums are being priced from $318,000 to more than $400,000, ranging in size from 558 to 1,117 square feet. Commercial space will line the ground floor — early plans indicate the inclusion of a healthy dining concept.

“Our goal is to develop a new Brickell for a new generation,” explains Santiago Vanegas, President of Habitat Group. “We want to lead the pack for futuristic living in Miami. Combining the elements of Smart Use, Smart Design and Smart Technology, we are providing a Smart solution to residents and guests in Miami.”

A two-year fixed annual leaseback program will ensure two years rent at a fixed rent. Owners will also be able to utilize home-sharing applications like Airbnb to legally rent out their units up to 24 times every year. Each home in Smart Brickell is outfitted with integrated technology and amenities, including wi-fi enabled elements that control the built-in Nest and Alexa from a smart phone screen.

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Publication: Skyrise Cities
Date: February 6, 2018
Author: Marcus Mitanis