New Miami Beach Convention
Center & Hotel Update

Greater Miami and the Beaches has a formula for success few places in the world can match. It’s the perfect place to mix business and pleasure. Varied hotel and meeting space options make it a meeting planner’s dream, while abundant sun, sand and surf, world-class cuisine and exciting entertainment choices make it a colorful and vibrant destination to explore. And now it has something else to boast about - the highly anticipated renovation of the Miami Beach Convention Center is becoming a reality.

The award winning firm of Clark Construction Group is in final negotiations with the City of Miami Beach for the renovation and upgrade of the Convention Center. The new convention center and $400 million hotel promise to be magnificent properties, befitting the international, chic and sophisticated hotspot of world renowned Miami Beach.

Ground breaking for the new Convention Center will begin December, 2015. The facility is scheduled for completion by December, 2017, while the park and outdoor public spaces are scheduled for completion by mid-2018.

Portman Holdings, an Atlanta-based architecture and real estate development firm has been awarded the contract to develop an 800-room headquarter hotel – 701 guest rooms and 99 suites, adjacent to the Convention Center. The hotel will also have over 95,000 square feet of meeting space. Guests and meeting delegates will be able to enjoy a fitness center, spa, multiple pools amidst rooftop gardens 80 feet above the ground, a business center, 320 parking spaces, and five different dining options. The hotel’s expected completion date is January, 2019.

To whet your appetite and excite you to plan your future convention at the Miami Beach Convention Center, we have included some artistic renderings of the amazing LEED-certified facility that we are building for you, our convention and meeting planners and delegates.

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