Furniture store, rental payment platform in Wynwood
BoConcept I The catwalk at Wynwood | Miami
Danish furniture chain BoConcept will open in a 3,000 square foot retail space on the ground floor of The Gateway at Wynwood.
BoConcept plans to open in the fall. It designs, produces and sells contemporary furniture, as well as accessories and lighting, according to the owner’s press release.
The New York-based R&B Realty Group, led by Aron Rosenberg, completed the 13-story walkway at 2916 North Miami Avenue late last year. The building has 195,000 square feet of office space and nearly 25,900 square feet of street-level retail.
CBRE’s Alex Cesar represented the owner. Drew Schaul, also of CBRE, represented the tenant.
BoConcept is the first commercial tenant announced. The first office tenant to move into the gateway was OpenStore, a technology e-commerce joint venture backed by Founders Fund and Atomic.
Oncology biopharmaceutical company Veru has also leased space at The Gateway.
Play2Pay I Annex Wynwood | Miami
Play2Pay, known for gamifying bill payment, has opened its headquarters in the Wynwood Annex office building.
Play2Pay has leased 5,200 square feet at 215 Northwest 24th Street in Miami, with plans to hire 25 additional employees in 2022, according to the company’s press release. He opened the office on March 1.
Tyler de la Peña and Stephen Rutchik of Colliers represented Play2Pay in the lease.
The deal follows the purchase of the Wynwood Annex by San Francisco-based Brick & Timber Collective for $49 million.
The sellers, Jorge Pérez’s Related Group and New York-based East End Capital, completed the eight-story, 65,000-square-foot building three years ago.
Play2Pay, led by founder and CEO Brian Boroff, is a mobile payment platform that lets users pay their bills by playing games, watching videos or doing other fun tasks, according to the release. Besides the United States, it operates in the United Kingdom, Brazil, Mexico and Singapore.
Play2Pay has embraced the hybrid workplace culture, allowing staff members to work from home part-time, and has also designed its new office as a “home away from home” for employees, according to the statement.
The new open-plan office offers versatile workspaces, including for collaboration; panoramic views of Wynwood; and a roof.
CCRM Fertility I Esplanade at Aventura | Adventure
A fertility research and treatment clinic opens in an 18,179 square foot space at the Esplanade d’Aventura.
CCRM Fertility will open in late 2022 or early 2023 at 19505 Biscayne Boulevard, according to a press release from the owner’s broker.
CBRE’s Gordon Messinger represented Seritage Growth Properties. Matthew Goodman and Iker Belauste of JLL represented the tenant.
CCRM, led by CEO Jon Pardew, has more than 25 locations in the United States and Canada, but this will be its first in Florida.
New York-based Seritage, led by CEO and Chairman Andrea Olshan, is developing the 215,000-square-foot, 13-acre Esplanade on a site formerly occupied by Sears at the Aventura Mall.
The three-story open-plan project includes a mix of uses and underground parking. The Esplanade is expected to open in the fourth quarter.
Amazon I Coral Gables
Seattle-based Amazon.com has leased 9,000 square feet to .
Amazon Prime Video and Amazon Web Services employees occupy space in a WeWork building, according to the Wall Street Journal, which first announced the lease.
Some Amazon staff are moving to Miami from Latin America, and Amazon also plans to hire 60 employees, bringing its total in Miami to about 160, according to the Journal.
The Coral Gables location was not disclosed, but the WeWork website lists two locations in Coral Gables: Giralda Place at 255 Giralda Avenue and 2222 Ponce De Leon Boulevard.
Phat Boy Sushi & Kitchen I Arrowhead Shops | David
Phat Boy Sushi & Kitchen, which offers a modern twist on Japanese cuisine, has opened its fifth South Florida location in a 2,913 square foot space at the Shoppes of Arrowhead in Davie.
Beth Azor, founder and CEO of Weston-based Azor Advisory Services, owns the property at 2451 South University Drive with investment partners, according to a spokesperson for Azor Advisory.
Phat Boy offers signature rolls, a selection of ramen dishes and a full bar, according to a statement from Azor Advisory. The restaurant is known for offering freshly caught fish.
The deal is one of four recently completed by Azor Advisory for South Florida shopping centers owned by Beth Azor and its investment partners.
Family-owned and operated DS Dental Care opened in a 1,145 square foot space, and Evana Nail & Spa will open in the coming weeks in a 680 square foot space in Shoppes of Rolling Hills, according to the release. . The Shoppes of Rolling Hills is located at 2853-2889 South University Drive in Davie.
En Pointe Dancewear and Pointe Ballerinas will open in a 1,287 square foot space at 13081 West Sunrise Boulevard at the Sawgrass Home Design Center in Sunrise.
Industrial I Lincoln Road | miami beach
Coworking space provider Industrious will open in a 40,000 square foot space on Lincoln Road in Miami Beach.
Industrious is opening this summer at 350 Lincoln Road, according to media reports.
Coworking operator WeWork occupied the space from 2015 until 2020, when it vacated the property amid allegations that it owed more than $650,000 in back rent for the site. WeWork informed its members at 350 Lincoln Road that it was consolidating its Miami Beach coworking spaces to its other South Beach location at 429 Lenox Avenue.
The New York-based Wings Group, through an affiliate, bought the five-story 350 Lincoln building, built in 1946, for $14 million in 2008, records show.
Industrious was co-founded by CEO Jamie Hodari and President Justin Stewart. Its website also lists Aventura, Brickell, and Wynwood locations.
Tim Schmand, executive director of the Lincoln Road Business Improvement District, said in an emailed statement that the lease marks Miami Beach’s continued “economic diversification” from its traditional use as a tourist and hotel destination.
Carnival Corporation I Seagis @ Port 95 | Dania Beach
Miami-based cruise operator Carnival Corporation signed an 8,642 square foot lease in the Seagis @ Port 95 industrial complex in Dania Beach.
Carnival will use space at 3402 Southwest 26th Terrace for Port Everglades overflow storage, according to a statement from the owner’s broker.
Jonathan Thiel and Keith Graves of Berger Commercial Realty/Corfac International represented property owner Seagis Property Group. Clinton Casey and Bill Rotella of the Rotella Group represented Carnival.
Seagis @ Port 95 is a two-phase project on 15 acres, according to the release. The 142,000 square foot first phase consists of three buildings at 3400, 3402 and 3406 Southwest 26th Terrace, which are now fully leased with Carnival’s signature.
Conshohocken, Pa.-based Seagis bought the buildings in June for $24.6 million, property records show.
Seagis has upgraded all three properties, built in 1992. They offer units from 4,000 square feet to 8,000 square feet with ceiling heights of 20 feet to 21 feet, dock loading wells, ramp loading doors and a store front entrance, the release said.
For the second Seagis @ Port 95 phase, Seagis is developing a fourth 51,100 square foot industrial building at 3410 Southwest 26th Terrace. It will have a ceiling height of 32 feet, 15 dock doors, entry doors and an early suppression, rapid response sprinkler system.