VAGABOND MOTEL

Historic restoration in the Miami Modern style (MIMO) of the 1950s iconic vintage Motel, previously gutted shell, of 50 rooms, courtyard, swimming pool and cabana bar terrace with full-service restaurant and business center. Renovations and remodeling of all rooms, exterior grounds, facades and interiors as well as additions to the 53,000-sf block, site. Fountain restoration.

Main entrance 3D
Main entrance 3D

press to zoom
Axonometric project renovation perspective
Axonometric project renovation perspective

press to zoom
Vagabond Motel, 2012, before renovation
Vagabond Motel, 2012, before renovation

press to zoom
Main entrance 3D
Main entrance 3D

press to zoom
1/9

COLLECTANIA 

This project located within the Historic MIMO and Palm Grove Districts was conceived to host the International Furniture Showroom of Collectania, and live-work residential apartments. The design includes outdoor exhibition areas on the east entry terrace of Biscayne Boulevard, a two-story entry lobby, one submerged level of concealed parking and services, an accessible rooftop terrace, and two live-work residential apartments. Mature landscaping and privacy wall screen are combined with increased building setbacks along the northern perimeter. The building sits on a raised podium to set the exhibition areas as an urban stage framed by 2-story glass facades with brise-soleil louvers.     

3D Study for Commercial Mixed-Use Project
3D Study for Commercial Mixed-Use Project

New Furniture Showroom

press to zoom
5900 Biscayne Blvd, Miami
5900 Biscayne Blvd, Miami

2 Vacant Lots Sold at $1,315,000

press to zoom
3D Study for Commercial Mixed-Use Project
3D Study for Commercial Mixed-Use Project

New Furniture Showroom

press to zoom
1/2
9345 Park Drive, Miami Shores
9345 Park Drive, Miami Shores

Proposed Rendering

press to zoom
Before Site Picture
Before Site Picture

Property Sold $1,100,000

press to zoom
9345 Park Drive, Miami Shores
9345 Park Drive, Miami Shores

Proposed Rendering

press to zoom
1/2
After Proposed Rendering
After Proposed Rendering

press to zoom
7111 Biscayne Blvd, Miami.
7111 Biscayne Blvd, Miami.

Property Sold at $1,500,000

press to zoom
After Proposed Rendering
After Proposed Rendering

press to zoom
1/2

ARCHITECTURE

EVERYTHING IS POSSIBLE WHEN YOU HAVE VISION

The development studies and renderings projected for each property by our partner, the Architect Dean Lewis, allows our brokerage to provide you with the tools to ensure the most advantageous decisions when investing in real estate. Listed below are some examples of our collaborations:

 
 

9345 PARK DRIVE, MIAMI SHORES

 Renovations and exterior façade remodeling of the existing 1973 commercial office building with built-in parking structure, located at the Village of Miami Shores. New modern exterior front façade remodeling to update design, introduce more natural light intothe building and modernize the entrance and common areas. The existing interiors and office uses are in need of significant non-structural renovation including all building systems. Renovation work will include the common bathrooms, elevator refurbishment, re-roofing, new air conditioning equipment, lighting and finishes. There is no additional floor area being added to the building. The existing parking garageand egress to remain, though renovations of finishes, signage, and lighting are included. Ownership has commenced engineering and permitting approvals for a new forced main sewer installation and connection as per code.

DR. GROPPER MIMO OFFICE

 Demolition of existing non-contributing 2-story C.B.S. office building and construction of a new 2-story commercial/office building, with a residential unit, accessible roof terrace, on-site surface parking, basement (storage), and associated site improvements. Approved waivers allow for a more continuous urban frontage along Biscayne Boulevard as it will seamlessly integrate the proposed building with the existing context buildings built at 0'-0" feet along the property line and enable us to improve the rear eastern portion of the site with greenspace in lieu of deteriorating asphalt hardscape.