Miami Condo Market and Lifestyle Updates
Arquitectonica Leader Poised As Lobbyist For Resorts World Miami Casino?

Arquitectonica Leader Poised As Lobbyist For Resorts World Miami Casino?

by Sep Niakan | April 01, 2015

Genting, the developers in charge of Resorts World Miami, seems to be planning something for their megaproject, even though it has been halted due to administrative issues.

A few weeks ago, it was revealed that Genting hired on four new lobbyists to have gambling legalized, which would allow them to build the world’s largest casino on the former site of the Miami Herald. They have been attempting it for many months, but have been unsucessful so far.

Bernardo Fort-Brescia, the leader of architectural firm Arquitectonica, met with Dade county officials to discuss what is to become of Resorts World Miami. Arquitectonica was hired by Genting back in 2011 when it was still planned to be a casino resort.

In the beginning of March, Genting finished an almost two year demolition of the Miami Herald building. A few days later, four attorneys specializing in real estate development were hired by Genting and registered as lobbyists by Dade County.

No one can figure out what is happening at Resorts World Miami, but something is definitely going to change for the development of the halted megaproject.



Photo credit: Contract -

Recent posts


7 Must-Do Pre-Halloween Events

by Sep Niakan | October 13, 2016

I know Halloween’s around the corner and it’s a given it will be the highlight of everyone’s social calendar. Miami’s Fall calendar is full of exciting events and here’s the low-down on how you can enjoy the run up to...

Real Estate News

With Approved 960-Foot Brickell Market Place, a Headache for Brickell Heights?

by Sep Niakan | September 27, 2016

Claro Development’s latest at 10 SW 8th Street is going to be a tall order, literally! Fresh-approved by the FAA, the Brickell Market Place is set to rise up to 954 feet above ground, or 960 feet above sea level. Approved after a seven-month...

Real Estate News

An Edgewater Miami Hotel Joins the Micro-unit “Tiny Homes” Trend

by Sep Niakan | September 26, 2016

Come year-end, Miami’s Edgewater neighborhood will be home to one of Best Western International’s first boutique hotel brand offerings - Vib. Best Western’s chosen only 20 key urban markets (including Miami) across North America to...

Real Estate News

Skyrise Miami: Future Tourist Destination and Hard Pill to Swallow for Miami Locals

by Sep Niakan | September 23, 2016

The Berkowitz Development Group, describes SkyRise as their “abstract version of the Statue of Liberty”. Approved in 2014, this R-shaped structure is being built in tandem with the revitalization of Bayside Marketplace. The tower will be...