Miami, Florida, Hotel, Hospitality, Project Start, Groundbreaking, Rooftop Bar, Biscayne Bay
CitizenM is due to break ground this week on its Miami Worldcenter hotel designed by Gensler and its long-term collaborator Concrete, which will mix feature-rich rooms with a varied amenities offering for guests.The 128,000sq ft (11,900sq m), 12-storey hotel will accommodate 351 guestrooms, all with rain showers, motorised blinds and adaptable lighting colours.
Rooms will also feature king-size wall-to-wall beds, widescreen TVs and super-fast Wi-Fi.
Guests will be able to relax at a 10th-floor sundeck and rooftop bar, which will offer views of Biscayne Bay and the downtown Miami skyline.
The hotel will also feature a public art programme and interiors displaying contemporary works, photography and objects by local artists.
As at other CitizenM properties, there will be living room-like common areas, as well as a 1,850sq ft (172sq m) work facility with creative spaces and meeting rooms and a fitness centre with a gym.
Diana Farmer-Gonzalez, principal and co-managing director of Genslerâ€™s Miami office, said: "As a Miamian living and working in the city, I am excited to be working with a brand like citizenM that is redefining the guest experience through smart, efficient rooms and dynamic public spaces that will provide unique environments for travellers, for co-working, business meetings or communal gatherings with colleagues and friends."
A groundbreaking ceremony will take place on 21 November.