Miami city commissioners approve rezoning for mixed-use Blue Lagoon development

Weiss Group proposed raising the maximum building height from 8 to 12 stories and plans to build 888 apartments and 294 hotel rooms

TRD MIAMI /
Mar.March 30, 2019 04:00 PM

Rendering of Weiss Group development in Blue Lagoon

Miami city commissioners approved a rezoning that would permit a mixed-use development in the Blue Lagoon area just south of Miami International Airport.

The rezoning proposed by the Weiss Group of Companies raised the development site’s maximum building height from eight to 12 stories.

Weiss Group plans to develop 888 apartments and 294 hotel rooms in the area of 4865, 4875 and 4885 Northwest 7th Street.

The mixed-income, residential component of the Blue Lagoon development would include affordable, workforce and market-rate apartments.

The city’s planning, zoning and appeals board unanimously recommended approval of the rezoning last September after the city’s planning department recommended denial.

Attorneys Miguel Diaz de la Portilla and Elinette Ruiz-Diaz de la Portilla of law firm Saul Ewing Armstein & Lehr helped the Weiss Group win approval of the proposed rezoning. – Mike Seemuth


Related Articles

arrow_forward_ios
2965 West Corporate Lakes Boulevard and Black Creek Group CEO Raj Dhanda (Credit: Google Maps, Blue Vault)

TIAA sells Weston warehouse for $33M

From left: Andrea and Renzo Rosso

Diesel family dishes on Wynwood condo project

State report finds open gas valve fueled building explosion at Plantation shopping center

State report finds open gas valve fueled building explosion at Plantation shopping center

Bayside Marketplace is planning another high-rise entertainment venue with a view

Bayside Marketplace is planning another high-rise entertainment venue with a view

Construction of downtown Hollywood high-rise may start soon

Construction of downtown Hollywood high-rise may start soon

Jeffrey Epstein (Credit: Daily Beast | Getty)

Jeffrey Epstein commits suicide by hanging himself in his Manhattan jail cell

Miami developer Dan Kodsi plans large St. Petersburg project that could cost $2B

Miami developer Dan Kodsi plans large St. Petersburg project that could cost $2B

South Florida firm buys Sunrise apartment complex for $20.2M

South Florida firm buys Sunrise apartment complex for $20.2M

arrow_forward_ios
Loading...