OKO Group, the Miami-based development company founded by real estate magnate and prolific international developer, Vladislav Doronin, has announced the groundbreaking of its 57-story luxury condominium tower Missoni Baia. The 649-foot-tall tower, represents the first of OKO Group’s four Miami projects as well as their first residential development. Missoni Baia will also be the first-ever branded residences from the legendary Italian fashion and design house, Missoni. The project will host a groundbreaking event to commemorate the start of construction on Thursday, October 12th.

“Missoni Baia is leading the way in Edgewater; setting a new standard for a sophisticated living with amenities worthy of a luxury resort, ” said Vladislav Doronin, Chairman and CEO of OKO Group. “We are proud to bring these distinctive, creative talents together; Hani Rashid’s expert architectural vision, the creative direction of Angela and Rosita Missoni, Paris Forino’s skilled interior design and Enzo Enea’s sensitive landscaping, to collaborate on this residential project which will define luxury in this burgeoning neighborhood. OKO Group is investing over $700 million into the Edgewater neighborhood, further bolstering this emerging, vibrant community. The Missoni Baia residences bring to the market an opportunity to invest in a unique lifestyle with a broad range of unparalleld amenities and panoramic waterfront views.”

“I could not envision a more exceptional project for my brand,” said Angela Missoni, Creative Director of Missoni. “I look forward to bringing the Missoni lifestyle to Miami and delivering a product with the timeless elegance and superlative quality that is synonymous with Missoni.”

Missoni Baia will feature 249 condo residences situated along 200′ of frontage on Biscayne Bay. Prices start in the $500,000’s for a 1 bedroom residence. Units range from 1 to 5 bedrooms, and 776 SF to 3,788 SF. Missoni Baia was designed by Hani Rashid of Asymptote Architecture, who are pioneers in the convergence of art and technology in architectural design. The firm is best known for its eye-catching international projects including the Yas Viceroy Abu Dhabi Hotel. Missoni Baia will feature minimalist modern design and architecture to maximize natural light with exterior sculptural, structural columns wrapped in aluminum framing the building. The interior design of the building incorporates Missoni’s trademark colorful design palette and Missoni Home furniture collection in inventive ways, including in all public spaces and amenities. Amenities were designed in collaboration with Missoni and offer the comforts of a luxurious resort in a private residential setting. Features include a flow-through deck designed for all-day sunbathing with well-appointed cabanas, 5 swimming pools including an Olympic-sized lap pool, hot and cold plunge pools, a children’s pool, and an infinity-edge pool on the Bayfront Terrace, elevated tennis court and an expansive fitness center and spa overlooking the bay.