Initial phase of Metropica approved in Sunrise
Metropica received unanimous approval to begin construction on its initial phase that will include 370,000 square feet of retail, dining, and entertainment along with a 345-unit apartment.
Also within the City of Sunrise Planning and Zoning Committee’s approval is the development’s ability to add a 240-room hotel and 140,000 square feet of office space.
“All of us at Metropica would like to thank the Commission for approving our plans for the first phase of what will become a prototype 21st century neighborhood, and Sunrise Mayor Michael Ryan for his support,” says Erick Collazo, vice president of development of Metropica Development, the developer of the land and the creator of the project. “This first phase will fill some of the most important needs for our rapidly growing but underserved community: everyday retail including food markets, entertainment, housing, and some of the best local and international shopping in the country. We can’t wait to get started.”
Announced tenants include iPic Theaters, Kings Bowl, True Food Kitchen, Kona Grill, Oil & Vinegar, Fogo de Chao, Shake Shack, Salsa Fiesta, Pisco y Nazca, Anthropologie, Free People and Kendra Scott.
The $1.5 billion development will stretch 65 acres upon completion and include the following:
2,250 residential units
400,000 square feet of retail, dining and entertainment
650,000 square feet of office space, hotel, public transit station, parks, and art