Overlooked no more: Small-town Hallandale Beach lures big plans
Want to see the future of Hallandale Beach? Don’t look east to the Atlantic Ocean. Look west, where small infill and large-scale projects dot the map.
Case in point: Hallandale ArtSquare together with many M2E clients. The 8-acre mixed-use project, on Federal Highway three blocks north of Hallandale Beach Boulevard, will feature six buildings, 358 rental apartments, a fitness center and resort-style pool. The 12,000 square feet of retail and restaurant space will be ideal for younger residents moving to the area and looking for a vibrant lifestyle destination, said Victor Ballestas, principal with developer Integra Investments.
“We’re trying to deliver a market-rate project with amenities you’d normally see in a Class A luxury development,” said Ballestas, whose site was formerly a mobile home park. “We hope to pull in people who want to be near Aventura, but don’t want to pay the Aventura prices.”
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