José Andrés Group Brings First Restaurant Concept to West Palm Beach at Olara

Olara - East Facing Hero. Credit: Binyan Studios.

New York-based developer Savanna has announced a new partnership with the José Andrés Group at Olara, a new 26-story luxury residential condominium at 1919 North Flagler Drive on West Palm Beach’s waterfront. Renowned Chef José Andrés will bring his first new restaurant concept in the Palm Beaches to Olara, which will be open to the public. Olara’s residents will also enjoy exclusive culinary services, including food and beverage provisions across the tower’s amenity spaces and private, in-residence dining. Set on the ground floor, this new waterfront dining concept will span 8,500 square feet, offering indoor and outdoor seating to cater to al fresco dining preferences.

Olara is also celebrating the official start of construction, with work on the development’s private dock amenity now underway.  SavCon and Gilbane are the general contractors. They expect to complete construction in 2027, promising to deliver condominium residences, a private marina, world-class culinary experiences, and an unmatched lifestyle for its discerning clientele.

Groundbreaking of private dock amenity at Olara. Credit: Savanna.

Olara – Private Dock Amenity. Credit: Binyan Studios.

“We’re excited to be announcing our partnership with José Andrés Group, as well as our groundbreaking on what will become one of the most transformative developments in West Palm Beach,” said Chris Schlank, President and Co-Chairman of Savanna. “We’re introducing a unique luxury residential concept that this area hasn’t seen yet, and we’re excited to collaborate with this impressive chef to elevate the neighborhood not only for our buyers but for the entire community.”

Sam Bakhshandehpour, President of José Andrés Group, stated, “West Palm Beach has truly become Wall Street South, an epicenter for finance as well as a thriving residential community. The investment being made here in year-round, waterfront living is what attracted us at José Andrés Group to be a part of Olara’s ambitious plans for West Palm Beach.”

Olara – Leisure Pool. Credit: Binyan Studios.

Offering inspiring views of the Atlantic Ocean, Palm Beach Island, and the Intracoastal Waterway, Olara is designed by Arquitectonica to reflect the idyllic nautical landscape surrounding it. The 329-foot-tall building will feature 275 private condominium residences with interiors by Gabellini Sheppard and an impressive 80,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor amenity spaces for an unrivaled luxury lifestyle. This includes a 13,000-square-foot fitness center by The Wright Fit that boasts an open-air yoga deck, performance training zones, and a recovery and regeneration spa that sets the tone for Olara’s focus on wellness; two swimming pools designated explicitly for leisure and lap highlighting Olara’s resort inspiration; and a spa with an array of personalized services available, in addition to a Japanese-style Onsen, sauna, steam and treatment rooms, cold plunge, vitality pools and meditation rooms. With a concept centered around health and wellness, Olara partnered with Sollis Health to offer residents exclusive, premier access to the healthcare concierge’s finest medical professionals.

Olara – Fitness Center. Credit: Binyan Studios.

Olara – Lap Pool. Credit: Binyan Studios.

Other amenities include co-working spaces and conference rooms, private dock experiences with houseboats and seafaring concierge, and a waterfront veranda and juice bar. EDSA will lushly landscape the grounds, extending to a waterfront veranda and library that promotes lounging and relaxation.

Olara – Veranda. Credit: Binyan Studios.

Olara – Juice Bar. Credit: Binyan Studios.

Olara – Indoor/Outdoor Fitness Center. Credit: Binyan Studios.

Olara – Fitness Center. Credit: Binyan Studios.

Olara – Clubroom. Credit: Binyan Studios.

Prices for the two- to four-bedroom plus den homes at Olara begin at $2 million. Douglas Elliman Development Marketing exclusively handles sales.

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2 Comments on "José Andrés Group Brings First Restaurant Concept to West Palm Beach at Olara"

  1. I am very interested in the juice bar. I’m putting up a place in the Renaissance in Hollywood as we speak 40 years in business from New York.
    Thank You

  2. “Olara is designed by Arquitectonica to reflect the idyllic nautical landscape surrounding it.” Really? It looks the same as every other project Arquitectonica excretes, including Icon Marina Village up the street. Come up with something with more curves and articulation for something starting at two million, including the junky building on the northeast corner as part of the redevelopment.

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