In the late 1970s, Swire Properties began developing and invested over $1 billion on the man-made island of Brickell Key. They quickly transformed it into a 44-acre, master-planned community that today is at the forefront of international business and luxury living. To date, Swire has investments across Hong Kong, China, Singapore and the U.S. With core values of integrity, originality, long-term focus and quality, they aim to create sustained value by developing and managing large-scale mixed-use projects that serve as focal points of the surrounding urban areas. They built the $1.05 billionBrickell City Centre (BCC) with a long-term commitment to the city, including incorporating a wealth of pedestrian walkways and green spaces; financial support of $600,000 to The Underline; its renovation of the newly minted Brickell City Centre station, aimed at getting traffic off the streets by building underground parking and traffic circles; and much more. “Everything you need to live, work, shop and relax can be found in Brickell with the residences at Reach and Rise situated in the central core of it all,” says Maile Aguila, Sr. VP of Residential Sales for Swire Properties, Inc. “There’s nothing like living at Brickell City Centre in a market where you’re right in the middle of the action and have it all right at your fingertips. Whether you’re a young professional or have a millennial mindset, a starter couple or a downsizer, in need of a cutting-edge one-bedroom, or want panoramic penthouse views, we have floorplans for all needs.” Swire Properties has made a long-term commitment to Miami and its sustainable development, and will increase their footprint in the city with the addition of the exciting new 1BCC tower to Brickell City Centre’s complex; ResidencesBrickellCityCentre.com.
Perhaps no other place in the world offers a more dynamic lifestyle than Brickell. For natives and newcomers alike, the area’s energy is undeniable. Herewith: A glimpse at some of the newest residents in the neighborhood. Their stories, careers and savoir faire will inspire you to consider the move into an urban core that yields innovation, encourages entrepreneurism and makes dreams come true.
As the tallest building in the State of Florida and the tallest residential building south of Manhattan, Panorama Tower quite literally towers above all other properties in Miami. Developer Florida East Coast Realty created the tower with an overabundance of amenities, totaling an astounding 100,000 sq. ft., so that residents never need to leave the building.