It’s a luxurious, carefree lifestyle that beckons both young Millennials and Baby Boomers a like.
Luxury condominium living, with its resort-inspired residences customized to owners’ preferences and lifestyle, offer an unparalleled living experience with full-service amenities. As the popularity of condo living grows in today’s market, developers are redefining luxury living from St. Petersburg to Naples with several new projects that include downtown high-rises and waterfront towers.
Some of the premier benefits to luxury condominium living are the range of personal concierge services and resort-style amenities offered. This extended level of service appeals to the changing lifestyles of today’s buyers. Services like delivery drop-offs for mail and packages and reservations at nearby restaurants are handled effortlessly by a personal concierge. Condominiums also offer rooftop pools and cabanas, bars, fire pits, spa services and private elevators.
Another noticeable change in recent new construction trends is the increase in outdoor space. Developers today recognize buyers want to maximize their time enjoying the agreeable climate and impressive views here in Southwest Florida. Well-planned outdoor areas add a great deal of usable living space desired by buyers accustomed to larger homes with various entertaining areas.
Downtown St. Petersburg has undergone vast renovations in recent years unveiling an array of sophisticated condominium projects. Signature Place is a bayfront high-rise that utilizes rich, modern living spaces with lush landscaping, a sixth floor sky garden, panoramic views of water, and amenities that include a vanishing edge pool,putting green and state-of-the-art fitness center with cardio and circuit training equipment.
Just a few blocks away, Bliss, a downtown high-rise condominium development projected to open in 2016, boasts an entirely exclusive building that is said to “feel like you’re floating on air over Beach Drive.” Opulent glass structures such as SkyPoint in Tampa’s thriving Arts District offer five-star amenities with two Skyclubs, a lounge, and billiards room. Accessibility cements the appeal of all three of these residences with a lively entertainment corridor just steps away.
Sarasota, with its trademark sugary sand beaches and pristine turquoise waters, continues to evolve as one of the most breathtaking beachfront communities in Florida. A popular spot for celebrities and notables for years, Sarasota is redefining its image as an arts and cultural mecca with iconic architectural designs.
Sophisticated and exquisitely designed projects are punctuating the downtown skyline and surrounding beachfront landscapes. High-end luxury condominiums like VUE Sarasota Bay and The Infinity on Longboat Key are superior expressions of the advancing landscape that incorporate bold designs with modern features infused with natural light.
SANSARA, a 10-story complex located in the heart of Historic Burns Court, is conveniently located within walking distance of downtown shops, dining and several theaters. Described by the architect as an “urban oasis,” the Zen-influenced residence simulates the elegance of a cosmopolitan hotel with an open-air terrace, fire pit and lounge.
In Southwest Florida, the swank Oasis in Fort Myers is a state-of-the-art riverside condominium complete with extravagant, club-like accommodations, outstanding water views, and access to the downtown shops and restaurants just steps from the front door. Though sprawling residences in Pelican Bay in Naples retain a more traditional flair, projected developments such as Kalea Bay are alluring and reflective of the modern alpine renaissance along the Gulf Coast.
Whether high-rise city dwelling or beachfront luxury, buyers have an array of choices to custom create the opulent resort-style residence of their choice.