About Us

Paseo de la Rivera is an innovative mixed-use and pedestrian-friendly project that will include a hotel, residences, retail, restaurants, public art displays and parking. The site at the corner of U.S. 1 and Caballero encompasses 2.66 acres (115,870 square feet) and is currently occupied by Holiday Inn. To design Paseo de la Riviera, developer NP International joined forces with two renowned architectural teams: Coral Gables architect and preservationist Jorge L. Hernandez and the leading international firm Gensler.

Featuring Coral Gables’ distinct Mediterranean architecture and an open-air walk way, or “Paseo” in Spanish, the project is designed to complement the surrounding area and enhance connectivity and walkability.

The 325-foot long, 72-foot wide signature paseo offers 22,397 square feet of open space. The area is nearly the size of Merrick Park in front of the Coral Gables City Hall (24,000 square feet), three times the size of the Fewell Loggia and Plaza of the Coral Gables Museum (7,381 SQ. FT), and 70-percent of the size of “restaurant row” on Giralda in Downtown Coral Gables.

The current 155-room Holiday Inn will be replaced with two buildings, including a 10-story, 252-key hotel and an eight-story residential building, above five stories of parking, with 224 residences. Construction is expected to begin in September 2015.

Ideally located with easy access to public transportation hubs such as the University Metrorail station and poised to capture the connectivity promised by a new pedestrian overpass and planned Underline, Paseo offers a unique opportunity for young professionals seeking to shed their cars for a more pedestrian-oriented way of living within the Coral Gables community. Additionally with its close proximity to the heart of the University of Miami campus, Paseo will drive residency from UM professionals while the hotel will provide a convenient short-term stay option for visiting families, professors and other professionals.


NP International is a family-run company with a tradition of excellence in construction and real estate development that spans four generations. The company prides itself on its long-term commitment and dedication to creating distinctive, high-quality and sustainable mixed-use designs that complement the surrounding area.

A few of the Company’s notable projects include the historically- sensitive rehabilitation of the 100-year-old iconic Burch Building in Minneapolis; the 64-acre mixed-use project of Village Point at the University of Florida developed with sensitivity to the wetland sanctuary along its northern border; the mixed-use River Walk project in downtown Philadelphia designed to complement the City’s growth; and Casa Chameleon, a boutique hotel brand located in Costa Rica and other select regions of Latin America.

With a new office in Coral Gables, NP International seeks to expand in South Florida. Paseo de la Riviera is its first local project and a second is already in the works.


1350 S Dixie Hwy, Coral Gables, FL 33146


Jorge Hernandez Architects and Gensler

Landscape Architect

Robert Parsley of Geomantic Designs

Traffic Engineers

David Plummer & Associates

Project Highlights

  • Coral Gables distinct Mediterranean architecture
  • Buildings are positioned perpendicular to U.S. 1, creating spatial channels
  • 325-foot long, 72-foot wide open-air signature walk way “Paseo” that will connect residents to on-site shops and restaurants, as well as nearby Jaycee Park
  • 18,892 square feet of arcades and loggia
  • More than 1,000 linear feet of continuous arcades and pergolas
  • 47,759 square feet of open space, including sidewalks, colonnades, the Paseo, breezeways and Portico (private drive-in and drop off)
  • Approximately 224 one- to three-bedroom residences
  • 252-key hotel
  • Up to 20,000 square feet of commercial space
  • Local artwork displays
  • Valet service
  • Onsite security available 24 hours a day, seven days a week
  • Easy access to public transportation such as the University Metrorail station and Coral Gables trolley
  • 838 parking spaces


  • The project will offer 224 residences featuring Italian furnishings and stainless steel appliances.
  • Five floor plans including studios and one- to three-bedroom residences

Residential Amenities

  • Restricted and Fob-secured access to garage, building and elevators
  • Smoke-free environment
  • Pool terrace on fifth floor
  • 24/7 video surveillance
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi in all common areas
  • Valet parking


  • 252-suite hotel
  • Smoke-free environment (excluding balconies)
  • 24/7 video surveillance
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi in all common areas
  • Valet parking
  • Concierge service
  • Pool terrace on third floor

Media Contacts

Kreps DeMaria Public Relations

Sissy DeMaria / sdemaria@krepspr.com

Cindi Perantoni / cperantoni@krepspr.com