Miami Facts

Population 419,777 (2013) Source: US Census
Area 143 km² • 55 mi² Source: US Census
150m+ Buildings 40 Completed16 Under Constr.
Tallest Building Four Seasons Hotel & Tower (240 m)
Global Ranking #23 in the world by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
Regional Ranking #4 in North America by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
Country Ranking #3 in USA by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
First 150m+ Building Southeast Financial Center (1983)
Average Building Age 9 years
Most Common Function Residential, 66%
Most Common Material Concrete, 96%

All building-related facts are for 150m+ buildings.

Buildings See All Buildings in City

1   Panorama Tower 2018 252 m
2   Four Seasons Hotel & Tower 2003 240 m
3   Southeast Financial Center 1983 233 m
4   Brickell Flatiron 2019 224 m
5   One Thousand Museum 2018 213 m
6   Paramount Miami Worldcenter 2018 213 m
7   Marquis 2009 207 m
8   Wells Fargo Tower 2010 200 m
9   900 Biscayne Bay 2008 198 m
10   Elysee 2019 198 m
  Completed   Arch. Topped Out   Struct. Topped Out   Under Constr.
1   MiamiCentral I - 341 m
2   CCCC Tower I - 326 m
3   One Bayfront Plaza - 320 m
4   The Towers - 320 m
5   1201 Brickell Bay Drive - 318 m
6   300 Biscayne - 317 m
7   One Brickell City Centre 2019 317 m
8   Sky Plaza West Tower - 305 m
9   World Trade Center of the Americas 2022 301 m
10   18 - 290 m
1   MiamiCentral I - 341 m
2   CCCC Tower I - 326 m
3   One Bayfront Plaza - 320 m
4   The Towers - 320 m
5   1201 Brickell Bay Drive - 318 m
6   300 Biscayne - 317 m
7   One Brickell City Centre 2019 317 m
8   Sky Plaza West Tower - 305 m
9   World Trade Center of the Americas 2022 301 m
10   18 - 290 m

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CTBUH Initiatives

CTBUH Florida - Site Visit of 1000 Museum by ZHA
29 Jun 2017 – Event Invite

CTBUH Florida Hosts Construction Tour of One Thousand Museum
29 Jun 2017 – Tour Report

CTBUH Florida: Tall Building Damping Technologies
25 Apr 2017 – Event Report

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CTBUH Initiatives Related to Miami

CTBUH Florida Hosts Construction Tour of One Thousand Museum
29 Jun 2017, Miami – Tour Report
On June 29, CTBUH Florida organized a site visit and series of presentations on the under-construction One Thousand Museum building in Downtown Miami.
CTBUH Florida: Tall Building Damping Technologies
25 Apr 2017, Miami – Event Report
CTBUH Florida held a presentation on Tall Building Damping Technologies at the School of Architecture, University of Miami.
CTBUH Research Kick-off Meeting
27 Jan 2017, Miami – Event Report
The kick-off meeting for the CTBUH research project, “Cyclone-Glazing and Façade Resilience for the Asia-Pacific Region,” was held in Miami.
CTBUH Florida Chapter Event: Holiday Social
7 Dec 2016, Miami – Event Report
To kick off the holiday season, the CTBUH Florida Chapter hosted a Holiday Social at a local Miami venue. The meet and greet session included a photo contest and tall building trivia.
CTBUH Florida: Construction Tour of Brickell City Centre
30 Aug 2016, Miami – Tour Report
The CTBUH Florida Chapter hosted a construction tour of Brickell City Centre, a billion-dollar shopping and mixed-use project that spans five blocks in downtown Miami.
Twisting Tall Buildings
18 Aug 2016, Chicago – CTBUH Research
CTBUH has released a study that looks at the recent proliferation of twisting towers creating a new generation of iconic buildings throughout the world.
CTBUH Philadelphia: Living High from Bottom to Top
29 Jun 2016, Philadelphia – Event Report
The CTBUH Philadelphia Committee met at the Hayworth Showroom in Philadelphia to examine how developers and designers differentiate residential offering based on regional preferences.
2015–2016 Design Research Studio Final Reviews
15 Jan 2016, Shanghai – Event Report
Tongji students in the collaborative design studio, “Network Reshaping Downtown: Transit-Oriented Mega-Development,”presented their final designs.
2015–2016 Design Research Studio Kicked Off in Miami
16-21 Nov 2015, Miami – Tour Report
“Network Reshaping Downtown,” a collaborative design studio undertaken by Tongji University with support from CTBUH, kicked off with a visit to Miami.
Miami Regional Tour
29-30 Oct 2015, Miami – Tour Report
CTBUH 2015 delegates toured Miami, a city of urban complexities and cultural amenities that defy the old stereotypes.
Miami Grows Up
16-20 Feb 2015, Miami – Tour Report
Daniel Safarik, CTBUH China Office Director & Journal Editor, visited Miami to engage with firms, welcome new members, and gain a understanding of a fast growing tall building market.

Global News

Miami Mega-Development Halted by Historic Hallowed Ground
6 Feb 2014 – Underneath the parking lot destined to become the…

Residential Tower Seeks to Claim "Brooklyn's Tallest" Title
6 Feb 2014 – SLCE-designed 388 Bridge Street, which at 180…

Skinny Tower Hits the Beach
7 Jan 2014 – The Muse, a 47-story, 198-meter tower on Collins…

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Miami Mega-Development Halted by Historic Hallowed Ground
6 Feb 2014
Underneath the parking lot destined to become the fourth and final phase of MDM Development Group’s multi-billion-dollar project lie the remains of an historic Native…
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Residential Tower Seeks to Claim "Brooklyn's Tallest" Title
6 Feb 2014
SLCE-designed 388 Bridge Street, which at 180 meters is making the claim of tallest building in the New York City borough of Brooklyn, will open its doors to welcome…
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Skinny Tower Hits the Beach
7 Jan 2014
The Muse, a 47-story, 198-meter tower on Collins Avenue, will feature many of the characteristics of Manhattan towers on an increasingly crowded waterfront, literally…
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Skyrise May Shine on Miami’s Shore
20 Nov 2013
Developer Jeff Berkowitz is pursuing a plan to build an observation tower as tall as 990 feet (302 meters), called Skyrise Miami. The tower, designed by Arquitectonica,…
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One Brickell CityCentre Height Announced
6 Nov 2013
Swire Properties has revealed the height of its latest proposed skyscraper project, One Brickell CityCentre. The building is slated to be built to the height of 1,102…
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Brickell CityCentre to Add Sixth Tower
23 Sep 2013
Swire Properties Inc. announced details of the future addition to its Brickell CityCentre project, unveiling a mixed-use tower at 700 Brickell Ave., a site purchased in…
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Romanian Firm Proposes Feathered Eco-Tower
13 Aug 2013
Bucharest-based studio Armarada has unveiled its Avis Magica conceptual skyscraper for Miami which boasts a 394-foot (120-meter) aquarium and energy-generating "feathers…
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One Thousand Museum Approved
8 Aug 2013
One Thousand Museum Tower by Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA) has received unanimous approval from the Miami Urban Design Review Board. At 706 feet (215 meters), the…
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Latest Jade Signature Design and Construction Details
5 Aug 2013
While no official launch ceremony has been held, construction has begun in Miami on the Herzog and de Meuron-designed Jade Signature tower, according to reports by local…
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Prudential Buys Miami Tower
23 Apr 2013
New Jersey-based Prudential Real Estate Investors (PREI) has acquired the Sabadell Financial Center in Miami, Florida, for $185 million from Testa American Real Estate…
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Porsche Design Launches Landmark Tower
22 Apr 2013
Porsche Design Group (PDG) has broken ground on its 60-story landmark "ultra-luxury" tower in Miami. The skyscraper, which represents PDG's first foray into residential…
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Miami's Tallest is a Go
18 Apr 2013
Everything is in place to launch construction of Miami developer Tibor Hollo's high-rise project at 1101 Brickell Avenue. At 849 feet (259 meters), the Panorama Tower…
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Zaha Hadid’s First U.S. Residential Tower to Rise in Miami
18 Mar 2013
Zaha Hadid is set to design her first U.S. residential tower, a 60-story structure in downtown Miami with an insect-like concrete exoskeleton as its predominant design…
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Miami Set for Construction Uptick
4 Jan 2013
Construction is starting to pick up in Miami after a six-year slide, the Miami Herald reports. Several large projects are moving forward, led by residential towers…
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Rumors Fly of a Miami Zaha Hadid Tower
18 Dec 2012
Zaha Hadid, the Pritzker Prize winning architect, is reportedly designing a Miami condo tower at 1000 Biscayne Boulevard, her first skyscraper in the western hemisphere,…
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BIG Towers Coming to Miami
12 Dec 2012
Denmark-based Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG), in collaboration with a series of local designers, has produced a pair of 20-story towers for the city of Miami. The Grove at…

Videos

Shifting Urban Gravity, from “Central to Core” Business Districts
17 Oct 2016 – Tim Blackburn, Swire Properties

The Roots of Tall Buildings: Connecting the City
17 Oct 2016 – Peter Brannan, Arquitectonica

CTBUH 2016 China Conference - Session 3a: Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat Q&A
17 Oct 2016 – Richard Witt, Quadrangle Architects; James von Klamperer Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates; Keith Griffiths, Aedas; Peter Brannan, Arquitectonica

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Shifting Urban Gravity, from “Central to Core” Business Districts
17 Oct 2016 – Presentation at CTBUH 2016 China Conference; Tim Blackburn, Swire Properties
In the age of the multi-million inhabitant city, the concept of a single, concentrated Central Business District is increasingly becoming unsustainable. As we are seeing…
The Roots of Tall Buildings: Connecting the City
17 Oct 2016 – Presentation at CTBUH 2016 China Conference; Peter Brannan, Arquitectonica
This presentation investigated the integration of tall tower, mixed-use developments and how they connect with the city and the public when they meet the ground. Critical…
CTBUH 2016 China Conference - Session 3a: Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat Q&A
17 Oct 2016 – 2016 China Conference Interviews; Richard Witt, Quadrangle Architects; James von Klamperer Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates; Keith Griffiths, Aedas; Peter Brannan, Arquitectonica
Monday, October 17, 2016. Shenzhen, China. Richard Witt, Quadrangle Architects; James von Klamperer Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates; Keith Griffiths, Aedas; Peter Brannan,…
CTBUH Video Interview – Peter Brannan
17 Oct 2016 – 2016 China Conference Interviews; Peter Brannan, Arquitectonica
Peter Brannan of Arquitectonica is interviewed by Chris Bentley during the 2016 CTBUH China Conference. Peter discusses the Brickell City Center Development in Miami as…

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Research Papers

Shifting Urban Gravity, from “Central to Core” Business Districts
17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism

The Roots of Tall Buildings: Connecting the City
17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism

Cyclone Resistant Glazing Solutions
17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism

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Papers Related to Miami

Shifting Urban Gravity, from “Central to Core” Business Districts
17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism; Tim Blackburn, Swire Properties
In the age of the multi-million inhabitant city, the concept of a single, concentrated Central Business District is increasingly becoming unsustainable. As we are seeing…
The Roots of Tall Buildings: Connecting the City
17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism; Peter Brannan, Arquitectonica
This paper investigates the integration of tall tower, mixed-use developments and how they connect with the city and the public when they meet the ground. Critical…
Cyclone Resistant Glazing Solutions
17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism; Jennifer Schneider, Trosifol
As urban areas become developed in regions prone to severe weather, the risk of financial and human loss increases. Severe weather such as hurricanes, cyclones, and…
Shifting Urban Gravity, from “Central” To “Core” Business Districts
Oct 2016 – CTBUH Journal, 2016 Issue IV; Tim Balckburn, Swire Properties
In the age of the multi-million inhabitant city, the traditional concept of a single Central Business District (CBD) is becoming increasingly unrealistic. As we are…
The Inevitability of Global Adaptation: Eastern and Western Developers Practicing Internationally
26 Oct 2015 – Asia & Australasia: A Selection of Written Works on the World's Tall Building Forefront; Samuel Luckino & Peter Brannan, Arquitectonica
For architecture and engineering firms serving development clients who build large-scale urban projects in various corners of the world, the effort is often facilitated…
Challenges of Building Brickell CityCenter : a True Mixed use Mega Project Downtown Miami
26 Oct 2015 – Global Interchanges: Resurgence of the Skyscraper City; Christophe Bilaine, Bouygues Bâtiment
The paper illustrates the true mixed-use sides of this mega project, and what it encompasses in terms of transportation, sustainability, logistics, and all innovation…
Structural Challenges of Twisting Towers
26 Oct 2015 – Global Interchanges: Resurgence of the Skyscraper City; Vincent DeSimone, Luis Ramirez & Abdul Mohammad, DeSimone Consulting Engineers, PLLC
This paper investigates challenges of designing buildings to accommodate challenging twisting architecture. The foremost challenge is to resist the torsion generated due…

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