AKAI Estates, a 44-acre single-family home development in Southwest Ranches, Florida has officially broken ground. Located at 4730 Akai Drive, the development will consist of 16 ultramodern luxury estates that span between 7,000 to over 15,000 square feet within a fully-gated community, inclusive of cutting-edge amenities. AKAI Estates is conceptually designed by internationally acclaimed architect Vasco Vieira, founder and head architect of Portugal-based firm Vasco Vieira Arquitectos, alongside FSMY Architects + Planners as the architect of record. The groundbreaking occurred on October 20, with developers Alex Yokana, Jairo Vela, and Amos and Michael Sochaczevski present.
A new mixed-use venture recently secured approval in Dunedin, Florida. Sources report that the venture could start construction in November 2022. The general contractor could finish construction in fall 2024. Some sources call the project “Eastern Gateway,” although this hasn’t been officially confirmed.
Known as the “Venice of America,” Fort Lauderdale’s 300 miles of inland waterways are a flowing ribbon of serene Intracoastal with a mosaic of grand estates and passing mega yachts. This experience is the quintessential lifestyle of this particular locale, which has inspired the city’s first luxury branded residences on the Intracoastal with the introduction of EDITION Residences Fort Lauderdale. Presented by Miami-based real estate investment platform Location Ventures and Marriott International’s EDITION Hotels, sales have officially launched.
Developers hope to move forward with Avery Eau Gallie, a seven-story mixed-use building offering 326 apartments. Florida Today reports that there are one-bedroom to three-bedroom homes available.
New construction permits have been filed for Casa Bella by B&B Italia, a 55-story residential condominium building planned for 1400 Biscayne Boulevard in the northern section of Miami’s downtown corridor, just south of Edgewater. Designed by Arquitectonica with landscape architecture from Enzo Enea and developed between real estate developers Related Group and Alta Developers, the 648-foot-tall development will comprise 312 luxury residential units ranging from one to four bedrooms sized between 711 to 2,187 square feet, including select marquee penthouses ranging from 2,605 to 5,890 square feet. Units will feature stunningly-designed interiors by Lissoni New York in collaboration with high-end Italian furniture company B&B Italia. Coastal Construction is listed as the general contractor.