Developer unveils short-term rental condo project near Dolphin Mall

Buyers at Residences at Dolphin Citi Center will be able to rent their units out for a minimum of three nights

A rendering of the Residences at Dolphin Citi Center
A rendering of the Residences at Dolphin Citi Center

Rems Group Inc. just unveiled plans for Residences at Dolphin Citi Center, a Doral condo project set to rise between Dolphin Mall and International Mall.

Robert Lechter, a partner at Rems, said the 113-unit, eight-story condo building will allow short- and medium-term rentals with a minimum three-night stay requirement. The project is planned for a nearly 4-acre lot on the southwest corner of 108th Avenue and 17th Street. The developer spent about $6.2 million assembling the site between 2016 and 2017, Lechter said.

Rems Group expects to close on a roughly $30 million construction loan from CenterState Bank within six months, he said. It’s slated to open by the end of 2020.

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Residences at Dolphin Citi Center was designed by architect Jenifer Briley and features units from 413-square-foot studios to 1,115-square-foot two-bedrooms. Amenities include a restaurant and outdoor pool, along with common areas and a gym on the second floor. The building will be connected to a three-level parking garage.

The developer began taking reservations about six weeks ago and has reserved about 20 percent of its units, according to Lechter. Prices start at $229,000 for studios and $300,000 for one-bedroom units.

Hallandale Beach-based Rems Group also owns the nearby showroom and warehouse complex called Dolphin Park Commerce Center I II and III.

New development in Doral includes Topgolf USA, which recently opened a three-story entertainment complex equipped with a driving range, restaurant and bar, nearby; CityPlace Doral and Downtown Doral.