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URBAN NETWORK CAPITAL GROUP (UNCG) COMPLETES BRICKELL LAND ASSEMBLAGE, ANNOUNCES PLANS FOR $50 MILLION “VISIONS AT BRICKELL STATION”
Wellness-Centered Condo/Hotel Brand, Visions, Continues Florida Expansion on
Heels of Orlando Success
MIAMI, FL (March 7, 2023) – Urban Network Capital Group (UNCG) is proud to announce its second Visions project, Visions at Brickell Station, on the heels of the unprecedented sales activity and near sell-out of Visions Orlando Spa & Resort, which is a 354-unit luxury vacation hotel community scheduled to break ground imminently. Visions is a newly launched brand by UNCG, with Orlando and now Miami as the sites of the company’s first such developments.
The assembly – consisting of three parcels located at 1120, 1130 and 1136 SW 3rd Avenue in Miami for a total acquisition price of $8,500,000 – represents the latest transaction for the Miami-based development company led by real estate veteran Robert Thorne. UNCG has successfully executed over $2 billion in transactions, developing over 70 properties in the single family and multifamily market.
A boutique condo/hotel community located in the heart of the city at 1120 SW 3rd Avenue, Visions at Brickell Station will feature 111 residences ranging from studios to one-bedroom units, with absolutely no rental restrictions. Owners can rent it through a booking platform of their choice or participate in a professionally managed Hotel Program.
The unique, contemporary architectural design by DTI Architects attracts a wide demographic, and the unit mix allows UNCG to tap into an array of pricing options starting from $299,448 for a 321-square-foot studio; $413,124 for a 451-square-foot junior suite; and $501,960 for a 539-square-foot one-bedroom unit.
“One of the most distinctive aspects of the project is its location in the Brickell district, a walkable community that has quickly become one of the nation’s most sought-after urban centers with immediate access to an exhilarating hub of retail, dining and entertainment options,” said Robert Thorne, CEO and founder of UNCG. “Teeming with cultural significance, Visions guests will benefit from the proximity to Brickell City Centre’s high-end boutiques, Brickell Avenue’s fine dining destinations, leafy parks, and world-class cultural and arts institutions that lure a well-traveled, sophisticated citizen who wants to live, work and play in Miami’s exciting epicenter.”
When completed in 2025, the eight-story tower will offer striking style, intimacy, exclusivity, and a myriad of wellness-centered amenities that cater to residents’ every need. Among the many signature elements that enhance the experience of being an owner at Visions at Brickell Station include a state-of-the-art gym with interactive gym equipment, rooftop Infinity pool and terrace, on-site restaurant with food and beverage service, front desk check-in, laundry services and bikeshare program.
Each well-appointed designer residence will feature keyless electronic access, floor to ceiling windows with sweeping views of Miami’s iconic skyline, wood-like ceramic tile floor, quartz countertops and custom Italian cabinetry, and 75″ Smart TVs. With a specialized focus in building communities that are both eco-friendly and wellness-certified, UNCG designed Visions at Brickell Station with in-unit wellness-focused luxuries that include advanced HVAC systems offering purified air and probiotic eco sanitizing diffusion, nontoxic wall coverings, filtered water, aromatherapeutic diffusers, Vitamin C diffusion therapy showers, and lighting to relax and balance the mind.
The investors in the project include Peruvian-based V&V Investments, along with additional private investors. V&V is the leading real estate development company with more than 25 years of experience that ventured into the U.S. market in 2021, building a fast footprint in the Florida market with eleven portfolio projects in Aventura, Coral Gables, Fort Lauderdale, Port Charlotte, Cocoa Village, Orlando and now Brickell, combining the groups’ total projects to over $1.5 billion dollars.
“The success of Visions at Brickell Station’s sister property, Visions Orlando, has been nothing short of extraordinary,” said Fernando de Nunez y Lugones, Principal of Location3 Investments & UNCG, and the individual responsible for V&V’s involvement. “The Visions brand has attracted incredible attention from prospective buyers who recognize the heightened demand of discerning vacation and business visitors looking for an enhanced experience and lifestyle. Identifying that there was a particularly unique need for this product type in the Brickell market, we have no doubt that the response to Visions Brickell Station will be very compelling.”
When launched, the sales center for Visions at Brickell Station will be located at UNCG and V&V headquarters at 2333 Ponce de Leon, Suite 630, Coral Gables, FL 33134. For additional information, call 305-570-8957 or visit www.visionsbrickell.com.
The mixed-use, wellness-certified, hotel resort community which includes hotel residences,
townhomes and single-family homes with concierge services
Urban Network Capital Group (UNCG), led by real estate veteran Robert Thorne, has launched Visions Orlando, a $170 million multi-faceted, mixed-use, wellness-certified, eco-friendly luxury vacation hotel community. The 42-acre, gated-access community is located in Davenport, Florida, less than 20 minutes from Walt Disney World, and surrounded by attraction parks, golf courses and shopping destinations.
One of the most distinctive aspects of the project will be the double qualification ‘Disney Partner’ designation: the Disney Good Neighbor Program for the condo-hotel, and the Disney Vacation Home Rental Program for the single-family homes and townhomes upon the selection to participate in the Hotel Program. This exclusive designation allows the concierge to buy tickets to the neighboring attraction parks on behalf of the guests.
Visions Resort & Orlando will feature myriad amenities. The resort is anchored by an attractive 12,000-square-foot building featuring a broad array of wellness-certified amenities including a state-of-the-art gym, pilates rooms and yoga deck, steam room and sauna. The clubhouse, also include restaurant, bar, lounges, movie theater, kids room, arcade, driving simulators and a state of the art business center with video presentation. The outdoor amenities areas include a resort-style pool with a kid’s waterpark, family-sized Jacuzzis and hot tubs, cabanas with a wet bar and firepits, a playground and croquet lawn, tennis, volleyball and pickle ball courts, and golf putting and. bikeshare and more. Finally, the community also benefit from a 5-acre nature reserve and a 70,000-square-foot curated retail strip with a pedestrian street and a unique tenant mix in the shopping corridor, to be developed in a future phase.
The project consists of a variety of product types, defined as follows:
- Illusions | 48 single-family homes that will offer seven- and eight-bedrooms and feature modern architecture, functional living spaces, and a guest lounge with ambient music. Prices start at $799,000.
- Reflections | 132 townhomes that will offer five- and six-bedrooms and feature European technology for superior water and air quality, patios, and water views. Prices start at $629,000.
- Inspirations| 181-key condo hotel that will offer one- and two-bedrooms and feature a chic loft-style, flexible design elements, and owner-only on-site amenities and services. Prices start at $235,000.
The unique, contemporary architectural design attracts a wide demographic, and the unit mix allows UNCG to tap into a wide array of pricing options. The unit features include functional floorplans, spacious kitchens with granite countertops, Italian cabinetry, stain steel appliances, plunge pools; and electric car charging stations, are standard with all units. Buyers will be offered a wellness upgrade package, that include solar panels, purified air, nontoxic wall coverings, filtered water, aromatherapeutic diffusers, therapy showers, circadian lighting, and eco sanitation.
“Our goal is to develop a resort hotel community like no other,” says Robert Thorne, CEO of UNCG. “We want the guests to have a unique sense of arrival at our two-story lobby that will accommodate all traveler’s needs.”
The investors in the project include Peruvian-based V&V Group, along with additional private investors. V&V is the leading real estate development company with more than 25 years of experience that ventured into the U.S. market late last year, building a fast footprint in the Florida market with eight portfolio projects in Aventura, Coral Gables, Fort Lauderdale, Port Charlotte, Cocoa Village, and now Orlando.
“We saw a truly unique opportunity to invest in Orlando market due to its unparalleled tourism growth, being arguably the most premier vacation rental location in the world,” says Fernando de Nunez y Lugones, Principal of Location3 Investments & UNCG, and the individual responsible for V&V’s involvement. “The project has attracted a great deal of attention from prospective buyers who recognize that there will be a demand from vacation renters looking for an enhanced experience and lifestyle.”
“The experience at Visions is what will set it aside from other Orlando’s vacation rentals,” continues Thorne. “Those accustomed to impersonal communities will find Visions to be a breath of fresh air where they will be able to create memories of a lifetime outside of the amusement parks.”
Construction of the initial phase of the single-family homes and townhouses is scheduled to begin in Q2 2023, with initial completions Q2 2024, including the Hotel component.
Visions is the second successful launch of a residential real estate project for UNCG in Orlando. The company recently sold 75% of The Flats Resort & Spa, a 160-unit, wellness-certified, boutique condo hotel located in the heart of Kissimmee, that will span two acres and offer luxurious health-conscious amenities. The Flats Orlando will offer fully furnished studios, and one-, two- and three-bedroom units that range from 440-square-feet to 1,485-square-feet, which has already broken ground.
Vision’s sales center is centrally located at 8132 W. Irlo Bronson Memorial Highway, just four minutes from I-4, and neighboring one of the most attractive areas in Orlando – Celebration and Reunion.