Miami Tower

Miami Tower Sold For $220M

The Lights of The Miami Tower

The iconic Miami Tower has sold for $220 million, according to The Real Deal.

The 47 story tower was built in 1987 and was designed by architect I.M. Pei. It is famous for its changing lights, which can be seen for miles in Miami. While under construction in 1984, the building caught fire on the ninth floor, which delayed work for weeks. 

Originally called CenTrust Tower, the building has been featured in Miami Vice, both the T.V. show and movie, and Gloria Estefan even filmed a music video on the rooftop

I&G Miami LLC purchased the 618,990 square foot building in 2010 for $105.5 million before it was bought by an affiliate of Sumitomo Corporation of America. 

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This Was The CenTrust Tower Under Fire During Construction

In August 1984, while under construction, the CenTrust Tower caught fire on the ninth floor. Unfortunately, construction was delayed for weeks, but able to open in December 1985.

Now named the Miami Tower, it has become one of the most iconic buildings in Miami and is predominantly featured in movies and TV shows. The tower lights up every night and can be seen from miles away.