MIAMI – May 18, 2016 – Miami-based H3 Hospitality, headed by Justin Schultz and Seth Gadinsky, has been named as the exclusive leasing agent for 180,000+ square feet of retail and food and beverage space at MiamiCentral, the 11-acre transit-oriented development in the heart of Downtown Miami and future home of the Brightline train service.
MiamiCentral will include over 80,000 square feet of retail and entertainment space on two levels of the station pedestal along NW 1st Avenue between NW 3rd and NW 8th Streets, and Central Fare, a 50,000 square foot artisanal marketplace featuring six restaurants and 20 kiosks, offering everything from grab-and-go meals to full service dining experiences, as well as fresh produce and meats. Local favorites Azucar Ice Cream Company, Blackbrick Chinese, Doggi's, Miami Smokers, Romanicos Chocolate, Rosetta The Italian Bakery, and Toasted Bagelry & Deli have signed on, and celebrity chefs and brothers Brian and Michael Voltaggio will operate Monger, a new 10,000 square foot restaurant concept. MiamiCentral will also include approximately 300,000 square feet of “Class A” office space and approximately 800 residential rental units.
"We are thrilled to be working with the Brightline team on this transformative new project," said Justin Schultz, co-founder and President of H3 Hospitality. "We are curating a truly unique mix of retail, dining and entertainment options, including some original concepts that will be found only in Miami, and only at MiamiCentral."
“This is the first project of its kind in Florida. MiamiCentral will cause a seismic shift in the center of gravity in Downtown Miami from which major growth will emanate for the foreseeable future,” added Seth Gadinsky, co-founder of H3 Hospitality.
"H3’s local market knowledge and creative thinking fall in line perfectly with our goal of finding a mix of diverse tenants that will continue to elevate the experience of our future customers at MiamiCentral," said David McIntyre, senior vice president of operations for MiamiCentral and Brightline.
About H3 Hospitality
H3 Hospitality is a boutique real estate firm that focuses on uniting specialty retail, food and beverage, and entertainment concepts with ideal spaces. The company provides distinct market knowledge and project specific strategies to maximize revenue for its clients. H3 Hospitality offers a wide range of services including lease negotiation and execution, consulting, site selection, construction administration, entitlements, development and design. For more information, visit h3hospitality.com.
MiamiCentral is an 11-acre mixed-use development in the heart of downtown Miami. At its core, the development will become the downtown transportation hub, anchored by Brightline – the first intercity express train service that will link Miami, Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach and Orlando with connections to the MetroMover, MetroRail and future TriRail expansion. MiamiCentral is composed of five towers collectively featuring; 300,000+ square feet of Class A office space, 180,000+ square feet of exclusive retail, dining experiences including Central Fare, 800 smartly designed residential units and a 95+ story tower that will house a hotel and additional retail, office and residential opportunities. For more information, visit www.miamicentral.com.
Brightline will redefine what it means to travel by train in America with express intercity passenger rail service arriving 2017, providing an important transportation alternative to link Miami, Fort Lauderdale, West Palm Beach and Orlando. The service will ease the stress of traffic, provide a simple and intuitive experience from door to destination, and foster new opportunities to explore more of Southeast Florida. Brightline is the only privately owned, operated and maintained passenger rail system in the United States. For more information, visit www.gobrightline.com.
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