For many people, Fort Myers Beach is an escape from the hassles of day-to-day life. However, for those looking to make their vacation permanent, they may soon have options.
Paradise Isles will soon begin construction in North Fort Myers in the fourth quarter of 2021. While it got approval from the Lee County Commission, it is still awaiting permits from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
The mixed-use development will not only feature residences but also a golf course, restaurants, fitness center, and riverfront boardwalk. Estimates show that the project will cost anywhere from $600 million to $1 billion to complete.
The residences will comprise two 20-story multifamily units that have a riverside view. There will also be a 12-story tower with 100 units and three-story town homes. One of the biggest selling points is Paradise Isles’ golf course. The golf course will be fully refurbished to accommodate 18 holes.
The goal of this project, per the North Fort Myers Neighbor, is to “put North Fort Myers on the map.” The Lee County town had over 39,000 people, according to the 2010 U.S. Census. Google Earth calls the town “an unincorporated area and census-designated space.”
Paradise Isles does not currently have a physical address. However, it will be located in Lee County, FL. The project was previously known as “Paradise Preserve.”