A developer has filed plans with Miami Beach’s Design Review Board to build a large new Whole Foods market in South Beach.
In a letter, a representative of the developer wrote that the plans were very similar to plans approved by the same board in 2015. The approval expires 18 months after issuance if a building permit hasn’t been issued, according to a copy of the approval order.
The Whole Foods is proposed to occupy the ground floor of a 4-story development at 1901 Alton Road. The project is planned include:
- 34,953 square foot ground floor Whole Foods, plus additional mezzanine space for office and cafe seating
- 3,908 square feet Wells Fargo Bank
- 277 parking spaces, on levels 2, 3 and 4, which is said to be 114 more spaces than is required for the proposed uses
The estimated cost of the project is listed at $39,800,000.
Studio Mc+G is listed as the architect, with the façade designed by Oppenheim Architecture.
1901 Alton Property LLC and Wells Fargo Bank are listed as the applicants. Architectural plans list Crescent Heights as the owner.
The Miami Beach Design Review Board is scheduled to hold a hearing on the proposal on December 11.
Source: The Next Miami