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LUXURY LIVING IN SOUTH FLORIDA ISN'T LIMITED TO MIAMI, AS BREATHTAKING NEW PROJECTS COME TO FORT LAUDERDALE AND BEYOND.
In the market for a new home in South Florida? Don’t forget to turn your eyes north. Fort Lauderdale is no longer just a spring break destination; it has evolved into a world-class city with superb dining, shopping, performing arts, and luxury homes. But there’s one more factor that may pique the interest of luxury condo buyers.
“You’re never going to see pricing like this ever again on Fort Lauderdale Beach,” says Craig Studnicky, a cofounder of the Aventura-based International Sales Group, a real estate sales and marketing firm that represents new projects throughout South Florida. “The equivalent property in Miami Beach is now three times as much.” Here are nine new developments in Greater Fort Lauderdale that merit your attention.
LIFE MEETS STYLE: THE RESIDENCES AT W FORT LAUDERDALE
The owners of these 171 one- and two-bedroom residences can enjoy all the services and amenities of the W Fort Lauderdale hotel, from dining at Steak 954 to pampering at Bliss Spa. The units were recently revamped by the New York-based studio Meyer Davis and come fully outfitted with Italian cabinetry, stone countertops, an entertainment system, and the signature W Hotels bed. Priced from $730,000 to $1.5 million, they are available for immediate occupancy. 3101 Bayshore Dr., Fort Lauderdale, 954-462-1633; wfortlauderdaleresidences.com
The award-winning studio Meyer Davis recently redesigned the interiors of 147 residences at the W Fort Lauderdale, whose striking new lobby announces the building’s sleek, chic, ultramodern aesthetic.