Miami Condo Market and Lifestyle Updates
PortMiami Demolishes and Revamps Outdated Warehouses

PortMiami Demolishes and Revamps Outdated Warehouses

by Sep Niakan | April 01, 2014

 

PortMiami plans to tear down and refashion several of their warehouses. This change was brought on by the Panama Canal’s expansion, which caused greater cargo loads, and in turn caused the need to acquire more room on PortMiami’s land.

“Nearly every warehouse is destined to be knocked down and relocated in the next five years,” assistant port director Kevin Lynskey said. He also added that there are no priorities, but almost all of them will be removed and refurbished.

Many warehouses have different purposes, from a refrigerated warehouse, to customs, to a marine spill building. Each warehouse had its own use, but also has its own reason for being torn down. For instance, the refrigerated warehouse is no longer used for what it was designed for, due to the invention and popularity of refrigerated shipping containers. Also, the customs buildings were obsoleted with other modern means, and the marine spill building has six times as much space as it needs.

Still, what it all really comes down to, is space. There is too much unused space in the warehouses in PortMiami, and they are planning to fix that by renovating the area.

 

Source: miamitoday.com

Photo credit: PortMiami warehouse miamitoday.comPortMiami view - blog.trade.gov

Recent posts

Lifestyle

10 December Holiday Events You Won’t Want to Miss

by Sep Niakan | December 06, 2016

It’s my favorite time of year to be in Miami! The weather has cooled off a bit. The city’s abuzz with people from every corner of the world (thanks to Art Basel). The holiday spirit is gradually taking over, and there’s a bunch of...

Lifestyle

Car-free in Miami: How to Give Up Your Car for Lyft and Uber . . . and Love it.

by Sep Niakan | November 29, 2016

This is a story of how one Miami condo dweller (that's me, Sep Niakan) gave up his car at the end of his lease and gained freedom (and $$) in its place. If you have been thinking of getting rid of your car or know someone who is, read...

Real Estate News

How Miami Condo Sales Will Benefit from New FHA Lending Rules

by Sep Niakan | November 24, 2016

Lending, specifically FHA lending, is inching forward in favor of Miami Condos. Before President Trump pulls out any game-changers, I thought it would be the right time to reflect on a Bill passed into law by President Obama this August. The...

Real Estate News

Reflecting on BrickellHouse Robotic Parking Garage Failure

by Sep Niakan | November 22, 2016

It’s been almost a year since BrickellHouse’s robotic parking garage blunder, and I’ve been thinking about what this means for the automated parking business in Miami condos. In brief, Boomerang Systems (the robotic garage...