Utility excavation work at Flagstone Island Gardens, the island Shangri-la promised 15 years ago on Watson Island and never delivered, was enough to keep the developer in its lease with the city. A photo taken on May 5, looking west toward downtown Miami, shows the property in its current state.
Utility excavation work at Flagstone Island Gardens, the island Shangri-la promised 15 years ago on Watson Island and never delivered, was enough to keep the developer in its lease with the city. A photo taken on May 5, looking west toward downtown Miami, shows the property in its current state. Emily Michot emichot@miamiherald.com
Utility excavation work at Flagstone Island Gardens, the island Shangri-la promised 15 years ago on Watson Island and never delivered, was enough to keep the developer in its lease with the city. A photo taken on May 5, looking west toward downtown Miami, shows the property in its current state. Emily Michot emichot@miamiherald.com

Did Flagstone Island Gardens just break ground? Or break its lease?

May 06, 2017 7:30 AM