Florida International University doubles size of Brickell center
April 26, 2012
By: Rachel Tannenbaum

Less than a year after Florida International University Downtown on Brickell opened in a 32,000-square-foot center, it will almost double its space. FIU signed a 10-year, $12 million lease last August with Florida East Coast Realty for three floors at 1101 Brickell Ave. after six years at Macy's downtown. ...

... Since FIU considers Downtown on Brickell a center, not a campus, said Chris A. Lovell, senior managing director of Studley, a commercial real estate services firm, the site will still be categorized office space.

"The space contains a mixture of offices and classrooms, but the space would still be technically considered as "office space" by the brokerage and development community and in various leasing statistics," he said. ...

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