KGH International Development Breaks Ground on Metropica Mixed-Use Development in South Florida
SUNRISE, FLA. — KGH International Development has begun construction on the residential portion of Metropica, a transit-oriented mixed-use development in Sunrise that will span 65 acres and 4 million square feet upon full build-out. The project will feature 400,000 square feet of dining, retail and entertainment space, as well as 650,000 square feet of office space, 2,250 residential units and a 240-room hotel. Tenants already announced for the ground-level retail spaces include Ipic Theaters, Kings Bowl, True Food Kitchen, Kona Grill, Oil & Vinegar, Fogo de Chão, Shake Shack, Anthropologie, Free People and Kendra Scott. More announcements will be made in coming weeks and months prior to the project’s fall 2017 opening. In addition to the commercial and multifamily components, the project will also feature walking and bike trails, courtyards, a central park, 3,600-space parking garage, electric vehicle charging stations, kiosks and Wi-Fi connectivity throughout the development. KGH International Development expects to begin vertical construction on Metropica’s retail portion this summer. The design team for Metropica includes Baltimore-based master planner CI Design and architect Oppenheim Architecture & Design.