Downtown Hollywood Gets Artsy

The Hollywood Community Redevelopment Agency, along with community partners, are beautifying the streets of Downtown Hollywood and creating a sense of place and community through the “Downtown Hollywood Mural Project.” Precisely a dozen streetscapes have sprung to life with bold, colorful, and mesmerizing illustrations, outdoor murals, painted by South Florida artists. The latest work was… Read more…

Metro 1 Launches Wynwood Gateway Park Imagine, Design and Build Competition

Wynwood Gateway Complex

Metro 1, one of the top firms focusing on urban core real estate development in South Florida, has launched an idea and design/build competition for an urban park and garden at the Metro 1-developed Wynwood Gateway Complex. The winning plan for the Wynwood Gateway Park will be built and implemented by winter 2014 as part… Read more…

Low-Rise Wynwood Condo Project to Break Ground

Real estate is making a strong comeback in South Florida and developers have collectively announced nearly 200 new condo projects, most in Downtown Miami and Brickell.  We’ll see how many of these projects will actually be built, but I estimate that about 15-20 condo projects have already broken ground. Most of the high-rise condos that… Read more…

Parking Exemption for Small Urban Buildings Coming to Miami?

  Minimum parking requirements are killing good urban development in Miami. Luckily, there has been a push to eliminate parking requirements for small urban buildings (<10,000 sq ft) in recent months.  This is a good first step in the right direction if Miami really aspires to become a walkable and less autocentric city. Minimum parking… Read more…