Florida East Coast Industries signs 47,000 square feet of new office leases at 3 MiamiCentral

Florida East Coast Industries signs 47,000 square feet of new office leases at 3 MiamiCentral as Brightline launches service between Miami, Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach

Recent leases signal strong demand for premier Class A office space hyper-connected to mass transit and diverse amenities

MIAMI, FL – May 31, 2018 – Florida East Coast Industries (FECI) is pleased to announce that American multinational media conglomerate, ViacomInc., recently signed a lease for 24,000 square feet on the 12th floor of 3 MiamiCentral bringing the building to 95 percent occupancy, just four months after delivery. The company’s operations for MTV Latin America will move its headquarters to the transit-oriented development located in Downtown Miami. Additionally, the Confederation of North Central America and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) and Atlantic Pacific Companies signed leases for 17,000 square feet and 6,000 square feet, respectively. 3 MiamiCentral is a twelve-story building comprised of 95,000 sq. ft. of Class A office space, ground-floor retail and a seven-story parking garage.

3 MiamiCentral is adjacent to the southern terminus for Brightline, the new inter-city, express passenger rail service that launched introductory service between Miami, Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach at MiamiCentral in mid-May. Brightline will ultimately connect to Orlando with its new station at the Orlando International Airport. MiamiCentral will serve as a hub to all forms of transit in Miami-Dade County, including Metromover, Metrorail and Tri-Rail.

“With the addition of Viacom at 3 MiamiCentral, we bring together a group of visionary companies that have global reach into downtown Miami,” said M. Bruce Snyder, executive vice president and chief financial officer for Florida East Coast Industries. “These companies immediately recognized the benefits of locating their offices at MiamiCentral, enabling direct access to Brightline and Class A amenities for their employees, partners and customers.”

Viacom is home to premier global media brands that create compelling entertainment content, including television programs, motion pictures, short-form content, games, consumer products, podcasts, live events and social media experiences for audiences in more than 180 countries on various platforms and devices. MTV, alone, reaches over half a billion households globally. The new MTV Latin America headquarters at 3 MiamiCentral will consist of roughly 150 employees. John Marshall of JLL represented Viacom for this latest deal.

Viacom joins an impressive roster of tenants who all serve as major players in their respective industries. Other tenants at 3 MiamiCentral include Brightline, HNTB, and newly signed CONCACAF and Atlantic Pacific Companies.  2 MiamiCentral, MiamiCentral’s upcoming premiere office tower, is scheduled to deliver this month and features industry-leading tenants Cisneros, EY, Spaces and Moss Construction. 

The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football’s (CONCACAF) lease covers 17,000 square feet at 3 MiamiCentral. CONCACAF is the governing body for North American soccer, as well as Central America and the Caribbean, making it a subdivision under the worldwide organization The Fédération Internationale de Football Association, better known as FIFA. Grant Killingsworth and Shay Pope of CBRE represented CONCACAF for this latest deal.

Major real estate company, Atlantic Pacific Companies, will encompass 6,000 square feet at 3 MiamiCentral. Atlantic Pacific Companies has expertise in acquisitions, development, property management, and investments. With offices in Florida, Georgia, Texas and California their team will add to the growing mix of professional industries at MiamiCentral. Atlantic Pacific Companies was represented by Danet Linares and Alex Marquez of Blanca Commercial Real Estate.

MiamiCentral, the new, dynamic hub for all things transportation, leisure and business, is a transformational, first-of-its-kind, transit-oriented development, spanning six Downtown Miami city blocks. The mixed-use development will activate the Central Business District like never before. MiamiCentral will feature a fully integrated food hall experience, fitness studios, grocery store and a diverse mix of retail shops and nightlife activities in addition to the transportation hub.

3 MiamiCentral was completed in December 2017 and is located at 161 NW 6TH Street Miami, FL 33136. For leasing information on 2 MiamiCentral or 3 MiamiCentral, please contact Blanca Commercial Real Estate at 305-577-8850 or at info@blancacre.com. To stay up-to-date on MiamiCentral follow along on Instagram using the handle @miamicentral, Twitter at @gomiamicentral and Facebook at facebook.com/miamicentral. 

About MiamiCentral

MiamiCentral is the new hub for all things transportation, leisure and business. The transformational, transit-oriented development spans six Downtown Miami city blocks and features Brightline’s Miami Station, in addition to connectivity to Metromover, Metrorail and future Tri-Rail service. At MiamiCentral, retail and dining venues, including a food hall experience, make-up an expansive promenade surrounding two residential towers with over 800 apartments collectively known as Park-Line MiamiCentral. The monumental development, by Florida East Coast Industries, most recently introduced its first office tower, 3 MiamiCentral, reimagining Miami’s Central Business District. Underway and opening in phases, MiamiCentral offers a first-of-its-kind lifestyle destination for transit, dining, entertainment, living and business. 

About Florida East Coast Industries

Florida East Coast Industries, LLC (FECI) is one of Florida’s oldest and largest commercial real estate, transportation, and infrastructure companies. Headquartered in Coral Gables, Fla., FECI has a rich history dating back over a century. Mr. Henry Flagler first established a predecessor company in 1892, which became a pioneer in the development of Florida’s eastern coast. FECI is owned by private equity funds managed by affiliates of Fortress Investment Group, LLC. For more information, visit www.feci.com. 

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