Four Seasons Hotel Miami
The Four Seasons Hotel and Tower, also known as the Four Seasons Hotel Miami or simply the Four Seasons Tower, is a skyscraper
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 in Miami, Florida
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, United States
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. It is located in Downtown Miami
Downtown Miami
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's Brickell Financial District
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. The tower contains a Four Seasons Hotel
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, office space and several residential condominium
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 units on the upper floors. Rising 789 feet (240.5 m) and 70 floor
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s, it is the tallest building in Miami and the state
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 of Florida. At the time of its completion, the Four Seasons Hotel & Tower was also the tallest mixed use building in the U.S. south of New York City
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The building was planned by Gary Edward Handel & Associates. Post-tensioning reinforcement of the structure was supplied and engineered by Suncoast Post-Tension. The building was constructed with dense steel reinforcing
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 and silica-fume
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, and is designed to sustain hurricane-force winds. Construction began in 2000, and the building was completed in 2003.


  • It surpassed Southeast Financial Center as the tallest building in Miami and Florida.
  • The tower has 230,000 square feet (21,000 m²) of Class A office space from floors 8 to 17. They are mostly occupied by HSBC Bank USA
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  • There are three lobbies. Two separate lobbies on the first floor and one on the seventh floor. The separate first floor lobbies are for the office/health club portion of the tower and the residences. The seventh floor lobby is for the hotel and conference areas.
  • Part of the seventh floor lobby is a two acre (8,000 m²) outdoor pool terrace, situated atop the six floor, 934 space parking garage.
  • The Four Seasons Hotel occupies floors 7 to 36. It contains 221 rooms and 84 condo/hotel units. The condo/hotel units range from 611 to 2,062 square feet (57 to 192 m²).
  • 186 luxury condominiums occupy floors 40 to 70. They range from 1,114 to 6,499 square feet (103 to 604 m²).
  • The tower contains 10,600 square feet (985 m²) of retail space.
  • Total construction costs were 379 million US dollars.
  • The tower has a total floor area of 1.8 million square feet (167,000 m²).
  • A 40,000 square foot (3,700 m²) Sports Club/LA Miami also occupies the tower.

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