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Tallest tower in Miami to begin construction in January 2019

The tower will reach a height of 1,049 feet, the maximum height permitted by the FAA in Miami.

February 27, 2017 |

Rendering courtesy of ODP Architects

One Bayfront Plaza, a mixed-use development overlooking Biscayne Bay and comprising over 3 million sf, has been given the tentative date of January 2019 for construction to begin.

The tower, which will rise to the maximum height allotted by the FAA in Miami of 1,049 feet, will provide, 532,000 sf of Class A office space, 200,000 sf of retail on the bottom floors, a 200-room luxury convention hotel, and 1,052 apartment units. The amount of apartments and the space available for retail were both upwardly revised by Tibor Hollo, the founder of Florida East Coast Realty, the project’s developer, in an interview with Miami Today, according to Originally, the project called for 902 residences and 103,959 sf of retail space.

The office space will take its design cues from New York City buildings and provide columnless, open floor plans. The retail aspect will feature three pool decks and a green roof and will also include a pedestrian bridge that connects to the Bayfront Park Metro Mover Station.

The tower will make use 95 stories to reach the maximum height of 1,049 feet and will become the tallest tower in Miami. The project is expected to take a little over three years to complete, giving it an approximate completion date of mid-year 2022. Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates is the design architect and ODP Architects is the architect of record.


Rendering courtesy of ODP Architects.


Rendering courtesy of ODP Architects.


Rendering courtesy of ODP Architects.

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