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Three firms deal to build hotel at Miami International Airport – Miami, Florida

Miami, Florida 2021-08-31 23:25:45 –

Written by Gabriela Henriquez Stoikow August 31, 2021

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The three local companies that were finalized to develop a hotel at Miami International Airport were with the county before the second phase of the Request for Proposal (RFP), which ultimately awarded the project to only one company. We are negotiating individually.

“At the end of the individual negotiation phase, Phase 2 of the RFP will be issued. This will occur for about two months,” said Rita Silva, an email from the internal services department.

In Phase 2 of the RFP, the county issues an addendum to the finalists to include submission requirements and criteria. The county then selects the winner and the process ends.

As Miami Today reported in March, the three companies have local relationships. FDR Miami Hotel LLC has submitted to the Florida Division of Corporations with the New York address of The Related Companies, a global real estate developer. It was founded and led by Stephen Ross, the owner of the Miami Dolphins.

Mainsail Development International LLC is a subsidiary of Tampa-based hotel builder and operator Mainsail Lodgeing and Development, and Miami-born founder and president Joe Collier previously worked at Marriott.

Parmco Airport Hospitality LLC, owned by investor developer Darryl Parmenter and real estate economic adviser Paul Lambert, takes control of hotel design from the now obsolete $ 512 million MIA development plan called Airport City. I’m holding it.

The details of the project are not yet known as the project is still in the RFP process, but the project package issued by the Internal Services Department in July 2020 includes the county’s new design, construction, financing, operation and maintenance. It is written that he was seeking a proposal for. MIA hotel based on project contract.

The county requires the following features and equipment in the development of the project: A luxury hotel that complies with industry standards recognized by 4-star hotels. Over 350 hotel rooms. Seated, full-service restaurant / bar. Food and drinks are available 24 hours a day. Business center or business center type service for business travelers. A minimum of 20,000 square feet of meeting / banquet space.Fitness Center; Staffed Parking Service; And Possibility of Some Concession Opportunities for People Already at the Airport

Site development is expected to be completed within three years of the effective date of the contract. “The county expects to conclude a project contract and wait for FAA approval within a period of 30 to 50 years after the planned substantial completion of the new hotel,” the document said.

Plans for the new hotel began in May last year when the Miami-Dade Commission instructed former Mayor Carlos Guimenez’s administration to begin offering three-month bids and planned contracts in November. .. However, plans for new hotels in the airport have been discussed until at least 2013.

The county now owns a 62-year-old, 252-room hotel built in the heart of Concourse E’s Miami International Airport Terminal Complex. Hotel. The future after the construction of the new hotel is unknown.



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