Miami Beach Convention Center Hotel to be a Grand Hyatt with 800 KeysMarch 19, 2020
Designed by Arquitectonica, the 17-story, 800-room hotel will mark the first Grand Hyatt in South Florida, developers David Martin of Terra and Jackie Soffer of Turnberry announced Monday.
An elevated skybridge will link the Miami Beach Convention Center to the Grand Hyatt Miami Beach at the intersection of 17th Street and Convention Center Drive, near Lincoln Road. Construction is expected to begin in about a month, depending on permits, Soffer said. The project will go vertical in 2021.
“Hyatt was strongly interested in bringing Grand Hyatt to Miami Beach, in being part of the convention center expansion,” Soffer told The Real Deal. “And we felt it was a good match for this property and for the upscale project that we are bringing to Miami Beach.”
The nearly $400 million hotel project, to be built on city-owned land, was approved by Miami Beach voters in 2018, following years of failed attempts by other developers.
The hotel will have 12 floors of guest rooms, two floors of meeting spaces and ballrooms, a pool deck on the fifth floor and ground-floor retail space. Other features will include bike-sharing stations and ridesharing pick-up and drop-off zones.