Jeff Berkowitz

SkyRise Miami Releases Lobby Renderings

SkyRise Miami Lobby Rendering

SkyRise Miami Lobby Rendering

Since getting voter approval in August, SkyRise Miami has released renderings of the lobby/entrance of the observation tower.

The renderings designed by Blitstein Design Associates show a red wavy ceiling with a separate entrance and lobby for VIP. 

SkyRise Miami Gets Voter Approval

SkyRise Miami Rendering

SkyRise Miami Rendering

After the votes on Tuesday, voters have approved the go ahead for SkyRise Miami on the edge of Bayside Marketplace.

As part of the votes, developer Jeff Berkowitz must pay the city of Miami $10 million as part of the long term lease agreement. 

SkyRise Miami will have an observation deck, restaurants, ballroom, nightclub and a sky plunge ride and drop.

Construction is expected to be completed by 2018.

SkyRise Miami Receives Commissioner Approval But Heads For Voter Referendum

SkyRise Miami Rendering

After starting preliminary construction to beat a June 12 deadline that would enable SkyRise Miami to build to 990 feet, Miami Commissioners approved a deal that would allow the structure to be built. 

However, there will be an August 26 referendum that give the people the right to vote on the project.

SkyRise developer Jeff Berkowitz will pay the city of Miami $1 million in rent for use of the space and parking. 

SkyRise Miami is expected to be completed in 2017.