A picture may be worth a thousand words, but in real estate, a rendering could be worth tens of millions of dollars. For agents selling luxury homes with little more than a marketing brochure, renderings are the lifeblood of real estate marketing.
And while people understandably clamor for newly-released renderings, few take the time to compare a project’s initial concept with the finished product. So we’ve rounded up Miami’s newest condo developments and compared their renderings to reality.
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GLASS is a boutique, luxury residential tower composed of ten glass-enclosed homes with stunning 360 degree views and private floors in Miami Beach’s South of Fifth neighborhood. Masterminds behind this 18-story, all-glass project? Terra Group and Miami-based architect, Rene Gonzalez.
The thriving East Edgewater neighborhood is home to Bay House, a 165-unit luxury waterfront condominium developed by Melo Group. Entirely composed of three-bedroom residences with panoramic bay views of Biscayne Bay and the Miami Beach skyline, the tower stands 38-stories high.
Developer: Melo Group
In the heart of Miami’s East Edgewater district resides Biscayne Beach, a 391-unit luxury condominium including impressive multi-level upper penthouses with private pools and gardens. The project was developed by a joint venture between Two Roads Development and GTIS Partners with interiors by celebrity designer, Thom Filicia. The 52-story tower ‘brings the beach to the city’ featuring downtown Miami’s first private Beach Club overlooking Biscayne Bay.
When you enter BrickellHouse, a 374-unit condominium skyscraper in Downtown Miami’s Brickell district, you’re greeted by a massive three-story lobby. This plush 46-story project was developed by Newgard Development Group and designed by Sieger Suárez Architectural Partnership, Inc. with interiors by Yabu Pushelberg.
Coconut Grove, the oldest neighborhood in Miami, is home to Grove at Grand Bay. The twin 20-story towers overlook Biscayne Bay and Regatta Park, located just a couple blocks away from CocoWalk. Developed and designed by Miami-based Terra Group and architect Bjarke Ingels, the project unveiled the first residential towers to be built in Coconut Grove in over a decade.
The British-inspired Bond on Brickell is a 44-story luxury residential tower in the heart of Miami’s Brickell Financial District. The 328-unit project was developed by Miami-based teams, Rilea Group and MDR Toledo, and designed by Nichols Brosch Wurst Wolfe & Associates.