Flying carport at Miami Worldcenter featured on CBS Sunday Morning

Some buyers question plans for the 5,000 SF skyport

CBS 5-17-19 No Exit Paramount Miami Worldcenter from World Satellite Television News on Vimeo.

A very Jetson future is here, and it’s live on television. Paramount Miami Worldcenter was featured on CBS Sunday Morning for its flying carport amenity.

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Developer Dan Kodsi has modified the condo tower’s design to fit a 5,000-square-foot skyport on top of the 60-story, 530-unit building. While it would be years before flying cars reach Miami, the condo association could vote to convert what will be a rooftop pool into a rooftop landing pad for passenger drones.

Kodsi told CBS that worsening traffic makes the Jetsons-style living appealing. “We just don’t have room to grow our roads anymore,” he said.

When asked if buyers take it seriously, he said: “Some question it. I don’t think they understand it enough.”

Kodsi is co-developing Paramount with Worldcenter developers Art Falcone and Nitin Motwani. It’s set to be delivered this year. [CBS]Katherine Kallergis