Atlantic Pacific plans to launch part of the project five months after reaching an agreement to redevelop four public housing complexes and 605 income-restricted units in southern Miami-Dade County.

The Gulf Harbor Islands-based company is proposing a four-acre site in the Heritage Village II public housing complex at the northeast corner of SW 270 Street and SW 142 Avenue in Naranja, according to a document filed with the county this week. Build 116 affordable houses. The plan is a pair of three floors, 130 parking spaces and 110,000 square feet of open space.

Atlantic Pacific is seeking a pre-application meeting with Miami-Dade officials to gather input on the program. A formal application will follow.

The proposal for Heritage Village II is part of a larger plan to redevelop Miami-Dade’s aging public housing complex. In 2019, as public housing was hit by cuts in federal funding, Miami-Dade sought companies to redevelop the complex with new income-restricted housing.

In December, county commissioners approved Atlantic Pacific’s deal to lease and redevelop four public housing complexes totaling 150 units. The developer plans to quadruple the number of apartments to 605 income-restricted units, according to county records.

The complexes that Atlantic Pacific will redevelop include the 26-unit Heritage Village II, 56-unit Heritage Village I at the SE corner of SW 142nd Avenue and SW 268th Street, as well as the 34-unit Moody Gardens and 64-unit Moody Village complexes body. SW corner of SW 135th Avenue and SW 268th Street, county records show.

Under Howard Cohen’s leadership, Atlantic Pacific ramped up its commitment to other large projects south of Miami-Dade. In April, the company proposed a 10 floors, 124 apartments The building at 10235 Southwest 186th Street serves as the second phase of its larger Quail Roost Transit Village development.

The entire 9-acre Quail Roost project is expected to include more than 500 units On the SW corner of SW 184th Street and the busway.

South Miami-Dade has an abundance of land supply at affordable prices compared to downtown, which has attracted developers in recent years.Apart from orange, communities in the area include Perrine, Princeton, Goulds and Leisure City. The municipalities are Homestead and Florida City.

This month, homebuilder Lennar proposes 80 Single Family Homes Located on 11 acres at the NW corner of SW 236th Street and SW 133rd Avenue in the Naranja neighborhood. Lennar has land contracts for an undisclosed amount.

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