Florida's new Live Local Act has spawned its first mega-project in South Florida.

A developer based in North Miami is planning to build six apartment towers ranging from 26 to 37 stories tall, encompassing a total of 3,233 units, at a West Little River site currently occupied by one-story buildings with residential, office and church uses.

The developer, 27th Ave Hollandpark Ecoresidences LCC, has submitted plans to Miami-Dade County for review under the Live Local Act, which allows for administrative approval of housing projects that exceed zoning restrictions if the developer reserves 40% of the units for workforce housing—with rents capped at 120% of the area's median income.

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