SkyRise Miami

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.

SkyRise Miami Construction Photos

SkyRise Miami Construction

SkyRise Miami Construction

Last week construction started on SkyRise Miami, which began in order to beat a June 12 deadline that would enable them to build to 990 feet. 

However, a referendum will still need to be approved by voters that would be held in either August or November.

ExMiami reports that Gov. Rick Scott vetoed $2 million in state funding for the project.

Below are construction photos thus far.

SkyRise Miami Starts Construction

SkyRise Miami Rendering

SkyRise Miami Rendering

ExMiami is reporting that construction is underway for SkyRise Miami. 

Construction started on Tuesday, May 27, which meant they beat a June 12 deadline that enables them to build 990 feet above ground level. 

SkyRise Miami is to include a restaurant, nightclub, observation deck, skyplunge ride and drop.

SkyRise Miami to Begin Work By June

SkyRise rendering at Bayside Marina

SkyRise rendering at Bayside Marina

exMiami reports that construction could begin on SkyRise Miami by June. However, a referendum still could take place in August and its fate could be left in the hands of voters.

exMiami states that, "FAA approval to build the tower up to a height of 990 feet above ground level will expire on June 12 if construction isn't underway by then."