MIAMI, Fla. — The South Florida market is adding another feather to its tourism and conventions cap. Netherlands-based hotelier citizenM has broken ground at the Miami Worldcenter, a $4-billion mixed-use development creating a ‘city within a city’ in downtown Miami.
In addition, the MDM Group is planning a convention hotel with 600,000 square feet of exhibition space at the Worldcenter.
The 12-story, 351-room citizenM hotel will be the brand’s newest under construction, with two additional properties planned for Miami. Other citizen projects are underway in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle and Washington, DC. Three citizen hotels are already operating in New York City and Boston.
The citizenM hotel will be right across the street from the new MiamiCentral terminal, the region’s first high-speed train connecting Miami to Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach, and adjacent to Miami Worldcenter’s pedestrian-only, open-air shopping promenade.
Offering access to a compelling mix of cultural, dining, nightlife, shopping and workplace opportunities, the 27-acre development will feature a diverse mix of residential, commercial and hospitality uses.