Grand Plaza is a sustainable, well-balanced, environmentally conscious, community focused, and technology driven new development in Coconut Grove, Miami, Florida.
Rendering of the Grand Plaza project
Grand Plaza Features
Deluxe residential rental apartments
Affordable housing apartments (up to 20%)
Furnished micro-unit apartments
Daily farmers market/park with live entertainment, promoting health and nutrition
Open “green” space plaza
Beautification gateway entrance and round-a-bout park with water features, and lush streetscape improvements
Proposed roof-top vertical take-off/landing site for next-generation passenger drone vehicles (pending government approvals)
WHAT is PASSENGER DRONE TECHNOLOGY
Passenger Drones are a modern day technology used as an effective and efficient means of city transportation.
Passenger Drone Vehicles have been vigorously tested and are currently being used in several technologically advanced cities throughout the world.
Passenger drones are environmentally suitable with a very clean footprint and near zero emissions.
They are designed to be safer than automobiles and are highly effective for emergency purposes.
The FAA is currently approving various passenger drone models with the intention of utilizing them in cities through the US for personal, public and emergency purposes.
GRAND PLAZA will incorporate passenger drones as a lightweight non-commercial aircraft that will be deployed for non-commercial purposes (pending government approvals).
WHAT is GRAND PLAZA
Grand Plaza will transform the property located at the southeast corner of Grand Avenue and Margaret Street, the current location of Coconut Grove’s Saturday Farmer’s Market.
The redevelopment of Grand Plaza Farmer’s Market will be a sustainable innovative design that includes a daily marketplace offering products and services predominately from local farmers, artisans, and tradespeople.
Grand Plaza Farmer’s Market will also offer regular live music and entertainment that will include various local musicians and performers.
Grand Plaza plans to utilize shipping containers as a primary design for the marketplace giving it a uniquely attractive and creative appeal while repurposing steel containers that would otherwise add to our landfills and environmental problems.
WHAT is SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
A community development project centered on the needs of its residents promoting social and economic growth, inclusiveness, and convenience.
A development that is pedestrian friendly and transportation-oriented, and provides open "green" areas, parks and plazas for residents, visitors, and business community while incorporating modern-day construction and transportation technologies that improve environments.
A development that supports localization and convenience of residential living, work, entertainment, art, culture, and shopping, all within the same area.
GRAND PLAZA is a SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
The entire Grand Plaza development process will take into account the overall impact it has on the growth and long-term sustainability of its community.
The Grand Plaza development of Coconut Grove, Miami, FL will integrate a comprehensive plan for sixteen vacant, unsafe, and dilapidated properties on Grand Avenue (between Margaret and Elizabeth Streets), that have been stagnant and unappealing for many years.
This development of eleven new buildings will provide substantial public parking alleviating the current parking insufficiencies of the area.
WHAT IS A WELL BALANCED COMMUNITY
A community that supports all income statuses, groups and cultures of the neighborhood without discrimination.
A community that provides an array of healthy lifestyle options that are harmonious and unifying.
A community that promotes physical health and emotional well-being.
GRAND PLAZA is a WELL BALANCED COMMUNITY
Grand Plaza will build and create gathering places for the community to experience local culture, art, and performance that uplifts and revitalizes the neighborhood spirit. It will include a daily farmers market with local trade people and artisans selling their goods, and it will provide the community with vibrant musical events and art installations that inspire connection and a sense of well-being.
WHAT IS AN ENVIRONMENTALLY CONSCIOUS DESIGN
An environmentally conscious design takes into consideration the land and the ecosystem it is built upon, and the impact is has on its surroundings with the goal of minimizing its overall carbon footprint.
GRAND PLAZA is an ENVIRONMENTALLY CONSCIOUS DESIGN
Grand Plaza will incorporate high efficiency building materials, such as doors, windows, insulation, mechanicals and roofing systems that minimize the carbon footprint and enhance indoor air quality and efficiencies.
Grand Plaza building designs are environmentally conscious creating an eco-friendly environment that will enhances the natural beauty of Coconut Grove.
GRAND PLAZA is a COMMUNITY FOCUSED PLAN
Grand Plaza will transform deteriorated and vacant properties into vibrant environments and boost economic conditions; converting the area into a thriving financial corridor.
Grand Plaza will create a daily marketplace for regional farmers, local artisans and trades-people, and wellness providers offering their goods and services to the community while promoting health, well-being and economic growth for local businesses.
Grand Plaza will create 85% more commercial parking in Coconut Grove.
WHAT is a COMMUNITY FOCUSED PLAN
A community-focused plan Identifies the physical and social needs of a neighborhood and solves them while providing for economic growth. It revitalizes vacant, dilapidated and neglected neighborhoods and rebuilds local infrastructure to support growth of an area. It draws local residents together by creating common areas of attraction for gathering while supporting local businesses, tradespeople, and artisans. And, it optimizes resources by collaborating with local agencies and city officials.
WHAT is a TECHNOLOGY DRIVEN DEVELOPMENT
A technology driven development thinks beyond the present and anticipates the community needs of the future. It takes into account increasing populations, urban growth and environmental sustainability. It activates innovative technology to solve current problems, such as transportation inefficiencies.
GRAND PLAZA is a TECHNOLOGY DRIVEN DEVELOPMENT
Grand Plaza is a technology driven development that will incorporate state of the art and next generation technology. It will place Coconut Grove and the City of Miami, FL on the global map of world-class transportation
Grand Plaza plans to be one of the first developments in the Unites States to incorporate passenger drones transportation technology, in a similar fashion as other advanced world-class
cities like Dubai.
WHAT is GRAND PLAZA
Located at 3280 Grand Avenue, Miami, FL, Metronomic Place will be the anchor building of Grand Plaza. This beautifully designed edifice will feature a deluxe boutique hotel with 44 spacious suites, Class "A" office and retail venues, and a lush rooftop garden deck with pool, spa, cabanas and outdoor lounge areas.
Metronomic Place will transform a vacant parcel into a beautiful and vibrant asset for the community.