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Miami Preconstruction Condos

Miami preconstruction condos have received a tremendous amount of press coverage. Mostly written by staff writers for large papers like the Miami Herald who have little or no personal experience about investing in real estate. To fully understand the opportunity in preconstruction projects in Miami and to avoid the pitfalls of the Miami real estate market, please read the following and then contact the REALTORS at the Miami Condo Lifestyle team at 305-321-7043. We will help you separate the wheat from the chaffe!

All of Miami-Dade county has been experiencing tremendous real estate development in every price range in the market. New construction projects, commonly referred to as "pre-construction condos" are rising in every community from Aventura to South Beach, Downtown Miami to North Bay Village, Brickell Avenue to Dadeland. There are many different types of buildings; ranging from two story lofts to 70 story waterfront high-rises...ocean front luxury condo-hotels to affordable suburban mid-rise projects. Whether you want an affordable studio apartment in the Miami Arts District or a penthouse mansion in the sky in Bal Harbour...no matter what price range, level of amenities and services, or location one desires...it can be found in Miami.

Miami Condo Lifestyle is dedicated to helping you sort through the hundreds of potential Miami preconstruction real estate opportunities to find just the right situation to fit your goals. To that end, we try to answer the Frequently Asked Questions here, as well as, describe the development phases that each preconstruction project goes through and the different ways to take advantage of the appreciating Miami real estate market.

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AddressCommunityYear BuiltMinimum PriceUnitsViews
1 Hotel & Homes101 24th Street South Beach2014 $1,348,000161 condos,
417 hotel
Oceanfront
1000 Museum1000 Biscayne Blvd Miami Downtown2018 $5,750,00083Bay and City
1010 Brickell1010 Brickell Ave Brickell2017 $346,000387Bay and City
26 Edgewater321 NE 26th St Miami Midtown2017 $275,00089Bay and City
300 Collins300 Collins Ave South Beach2017 $1,200,00019Ocean & City
321 Ocean Drive321 Ocean Drive South Beach2015 $4,600,00021Oceanfront
400 Sunny Isles400 Sunny Isles Blvd Sunny Isles Beach2015 $795,000230Ocean & Intracoastal
6080 Collins6080 Collins Avenue Miami Beach2017 $315,00073Ocean & City
Aria on the Bay1770 N. Bayshore Dr Miami Midtown2017 $543,000647Bay and City
Armani Residences18975 Collins Avenue Sunny Isles Beach2017 $1,500,000250Ocean & City
Auberge Residences1400 Biscayne Blvd Miami Midtown2019 $850,000280 condo, 90 hotelBay and City
Baltus House4250 Biscayne Blvd Miami Design District2015 $292,000167Bay and City
Bay House600 NE 27th St Miami Midtown2015 $630,000164Bay and City
Beach House 83651 Collins Avenue South Beach2016 $5,950,0008Oceanfront
Bentley Edgewater434 NE 35 Terrace Miami Midtown2018 $350,000207Bay and City
Biltmore Parc718 Valencia Ave Coral Gables2017 $1,200,00032City
Biscayne Beach701 NE 29th Street Miami Midtown2017 $460,000399Bayfront
Bond Brickell1080 Brickell Avenue Brickell2016 $342,000323Bay and City
Brickell City Centre68 SE 6 ST & 88 SE 7 St Brickell2016 $630,000820 condo,263 hotelBay and City
Brickell Flatiron1000 SE 1st Avenue Brickell2019 $450,000552Bay and City
Brickell Heights850 S Miami Avenue Brickell2017 $331,900358Bay and City
Brickell House1300 Brickell Bay Drive Brickell2014 $260,000374Bay and City
Brickell Ten1010 SW 2nd Avenue Brickell2016 $300,000155Bay and City
Canvas90 NE 17th Street Miami Midtown2018 $377,000513Bay and City
Centro151 SE 1st St Miami Downtown2016 $279,900352City
Chateau Beach17475 Collins Avenue Sunny Isles Beach2015 $2,700,00084Oceanfront
Crimson601 NE 27th Street Miami Midtown2015 $700,00090Bayfront
Echo Aventura3250 NE 188th Street Aventura2016 $1,500,000190Ocean & Intracoastal
Echo Brickell1451 Brickell Avenue Brickell2017 $1,900,000180Bay and City
Edition2901 Collins Avenue South Beach2014 $2,395,00026Oceanfront
Elysee700 NE 23 Street Miami Midtown2018 $1,650,000100Bay and City
Faena House3315 Collins Avenue South Beach2015 $8,900,00047Oceanfront
Fasano at Shore Club1901 Collins Avenue South Beach2017 $1,000,00075, 100 hotel roomsOcean & City
Fendi Chateau9349 Collins Avenue Surfside2016 $6,250,00058Oceanfront
Giralda Place2 Giralda Ave Coral Gables2017 $913,00033City
Glass120 Ocean Drive South Beach2015 $9,000,00010Oceanfront
Gran Paraiso500 NE 30th Street Miami Midtown2018 $700,000314Bay and City
Grove at Grand Bay2669 South Bayshore Drive Coconut Grove2017 $3,021,00096Bayfront
Grove Place2721 SW 28th Avenue Coconut Grove2016 $625,00018City
Hyde Midtown3401 NE 1st Avenue Miami Midtown2017 $550,000457 (397 condos,60 suitesCity
ICON Bay460 NE 28th Street Miami Midtown2015 $595,000300Bay and City
Intown1900 SW 8th Street Little Havana2017 $239,000320City
IRIS on the Bay25 -135 North Shore Drive Miami Beach North Beach2015 $825,00043Bay and City
Jade Signature16901 Collins Avenue Sunny Isles Beach2017 $3,900,000192Oceanfront
Kai at Bay Harbor9940 & 9960 W Bay Harbor Dr Bay Harbor Islands2016 $765,00058Bay and City
Krystal Tower530 NW 1st Court Miami Downtown2017 $329,000153City
L´Atelier6901 Collins Avenue Miami Beach North Beach2017 $3,959,00020Oceanfront
Le Parc at Brickell1600 SW 1st Avenue Brickell2016 $400,000124Bay and City
Mansions at Acqualina17749 Collins Avenue Sunny Isles Beach2015 $7,290,00079Oceanfront
Marea South Beach801 South Pointe Drive South Beach2015 $1,300,00030Ocean & City
Marina Palms17301 Biscayne Blvd North Miami2016 $775,000468Intracoastal
Merrick Manor4133 Le Juene Rd Coral Gables2018 $530,000227City
Millecento Residences1100 S. Miami Avenue Brickell2015 $290,000382Bay and City
Missoni Baia700 NE 26th Terrace Miami Midtown2019 $1,900,000229
Muse17141 Collins Avenue Sunny Isles Beach2017 $1,800,00068Oceanfront
My Brickell31 SE 6th St Brickell2013 $259,000192Bay and City
NINE Mary Brickell Village999 SW 1st Avenue Brickell2015 $420,000390Bay and City
Ocean Seven9501 Collins Avenue, Surfside2014 $4,400,0007Oceanfront
Oceana Bal Harbour10201 Collins Avenue Bal Harbour2017 $2,100,000260Oceanfront
Oceana Key Biscayne350 Ocean Drive Key Biscayne2015 $2,180,000154Oceanfront
One Bay 455 NE 39th St Miami Design District2017 $400,00038Bay and City
One Paraiso700 NE 32nd Street Miami Midtown2017 $800,000276Bayfront
One River Point24 SW 4th Street Miami River Brickell2018 $800,000350Bay and City
Palazzo del SolFisher Island Drive Fisher Island2015 $6,400,00047Oceanfront
Paraiso Bay600 NE 31st Street Miami Midtown2017 $400,0001000Bayfront
Paraiso Bayviews600 NE 31st Street Miami Midtown2017 $375,000396Bay and City
Paramount Miami Worldcenter800 NE 1st Avenue Miami Downtown2018 $659,000466Bay and City
Park Grove2701 South Bayshore Drive Coconut Grove2017 $2,300,000289Bay and City
Parque Towers330 Sunny Isles Blvd Sunny Isles Beach2017 $800,000320Ocean & Intracoastal
Peloro Miami Beach6610 & 6620 Indian Creek Miami Beach North Beach2016 $445,000115Bay and City
Porsche Design Tower18555 Collins Avenue Sunny Isles Beach2017 $5,800,000132Oceanfront
Prive Island5000 Island Estates Blvd Aventura2017 $1,900,000160Ocean, Bay &
Intracoastal
Regalia19575 Collins Avenue Sunny Isles Beach2014 $9,950,00039Oceanfront
Ritz Carlton Miami Beach4701 Meridian Ave Miami Beach2017 $2,000,000111 condos, 15 villasBay and City
Ritz Carlton Sunny Isles15701 Collins Avenue Sunny Isles Beach2018 $2,450,000210Oceanfront
SLS Brickell1300 Miami Avenue Brickell2016 $565,000450Bay and City
SLS LUX801 South Miami Avenue Brickell2017 $550,000450,84 hotel suitesBay and City
Surf Club9011 Collins Avenue Surfside2017 $3,750,000119 plus 31 hotelOceanfront
Terrazas Miami1861 NW South River Drive Miami River Brickell2010 $499,000328Riverfront
The Harbour16385 Biscayne Blvd North Miami2017 $450,000330Intracoastal
Turnberry Ocean Club18501 Collins Avenue Sunny Isles Beach2018 $4,000,000154Oceanfront


The primary benefit of investing in preconstruction condo projects is that the buyer is able to get a brand new condominium property at some time in the future based on today's prices.

Each preconstruction condo project goes through four different phases:

Phase 1: Reservation

In this phase, the developer is offering the units at the lowest price of all future stages. These prices are typically below the market price and give the developer the chance to test the real demand for the project, helping the financing process that they face with their current lenders. The buyer will find the great chance to "reserve" the chosen unit with a deposit of 15% or 20% of the unit value, with a "reservation agreement". This money is fully refundable.

Phase 2: Contract

Once the developer reaches the point of the required number of reservation agreements, they create the "hard-contracts" with the "condominium-documents" specifying in detail all the legal and technical specifications of the development. This stage is usually reached between 1 and 3 months after the "reservation agreement". If the buyer wishes to go ahead, the deposit given to the developer is now non-returnable.

Phase 3: Construction

When the construction of the project begins or the construction "breaks ground"; a second 15 to 20% is required to complete the initial deposit. The construction may take between 6 months to 2 years. Once the developer finishes the buyers floor an additional 20 % will be required and also, when the building is "topped-off" or the top floor is completed.

Phase 4: Closing

Once the development interiors are completed (six months or two years later), you will complete the transaction by "closing" the unit. At this point, the remaining money to complete the purchase will be required, and the mortgage or the cash payoff will have to be available, along with the closing costs and all the typical expenses related to a Florida real estate transaction.

Preconstruction Condos - FAQ

How does Florida law protect the purchaser of a preconstruction condo?

In Florida, purchasers have a fifteen (15) day rescission period starting with their receipt of the Public Offering Statement, which includes the condominium documents, association by-laws, preconstruction purchase contract and escrow agreement; to review and complete or rescind any condominium purchase and escrow agreement and receive a full refund of their deposit if they rescind.

The most important protection under Florida law is that your deposit is held in an escrow account.

  • Alert you about new preconstruction projects before they are made public
  • Help you compare the pricing in similar buildings in the neighborhood
  • Inform you about community infrastructure developments such as service retail and civic investment that may effect the future value of your property
  • Help you negotiate the terms of the contract and advise you on alternative choices that may meet your needs
  • Share information regarding the relative financial strength and track record of a developer with you

Finally, since all realty fees are paid by the developer, you are getting the services of the REALTOR® for free!

For more information on upcoming pre-construction projects and how to buy them, please contact us.



Buying and selling condominiums in the current Miami condo market can be confusing because there are so many projects, developers and options available. Plus there is so much conflicting media information, how does one make an informed decision?

  • Should one purchase in a new construction project or would an established building be better?
  • Which way are Miami condo prices headed now?
  • How do I know that I'm getting the best price?
  • Are condo hotels really good investments?
  • Which buildings will actually be financially sound in the future?
  • How do I evaluate one project compared to another?
  • Is one neighborhood appreciating faster than another?

These are all valid concerns and this is why the services of an experienced Realtor® and business person are vital to a successful real estate transaction in Miami. We pride ourselves on providing the most complete online resource for Miami & Miami Beach condo information and on our years of experience assisting clients like you. Call us today at 305-321-7043 to schedule a time to discuss your situation and let us share our knowledge and experience with you and help you start enjoying the Miami condo lifestyle.