Yesterday The Genting group unveiled its vision for their Resorts World Miami project and the Miami Herald wrote about it. This soon was picked up by many other outlets and this massive project is being touted as one of the most important developments in the history of Miami and Florida. See the full article here.
The projected $3 billion master plan calls for four hotels, two condominium towers, more than 50 restaurants and bars and a luxury retail shopping mall. The futuristic design of the project is courtesy of Arquitectonica (known for Icon Brickell, Marquis amongst other prominent local projects). Arquitectonica co-founder Bernardo Fort-Brescia says “This will put Miami on the map and make it a destination.”
Resorts World Miami will contain an estimated 5,200+ hotel rooms, 1,000 condo units, 50 restaurants, lounges, bars and nightclubs and approximately 60 luxury shops. One of the most important features will be convention and meeting space totaling 750,000 square feet which should draw business from other current venues. As being a resident of the area I can’t wait until this project becomes a reality. Until then we can enjoy the renderings.
You can also find a great video introducing the project on the Resorts World Miami website: http://www.rwmiami.com