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October 17, 2018

Great Places and Spaces

Great Places and Spaces

Okan Tower

Turkey’s Okan Group has launched sales of its first U.S. development, Okan, at 555 N. Miami Ave., in Miami. The design by architectural firm Behar Font & Partners is inspired by the silhouette of a tulip, Turkey’s official flower. The 70-story project will include a 294-room hotel by Hilton Hotels & Resorts, 64,000 square feet of Class A office space, 236 additional condo/hotel units starting on the 36th floor, and 149 condominium residences, plus four penthouses, starting on the 51st floor. Residential offerings, which start at $318,500, include condominiums (one to three bedrooms, plus a den). One Sotheby’s International Realty is the broker. theokantowermiami.com

Residences by Armani/Casa

The oceanfront Residences by Armani/Casa in Sunny Isles Beach has topped off at 649 feet, with completion scheduled for fall 2019. The 56-story glass tower, designed by architect César Pelli, is the first U.S. project by Giorgio Armani’s Armani/Casa Interior Design Studio, which designed and furnished 35,000 square feet of amenities, including a lobby-level lounge, a restaurant, a cigar room and wine cellar, heated swimming pool, ocean-facing fitness center, a two-story spa, a movie theater and a club room. Swiss landscape artist Enzo Enea designed three acres of gardens. Units are 1,350 to 5,820 square feet, and priced from $2 million to $17 million. Developers are Dezer Development and The Related Group. rbacmiami.com

Four Seasons

Construction has started on the 22-story Four Seasons Private Residences Fort Lauderdale, at 525 N. Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd. It’s being developed by Miami’s Fort Partners, with Miami’s Kobi Karp the architect and Fernando Wong handing the landscape design. The Four Seasons will include 130 hotel rooms on the fourth through 11 floors and 90 condos starting on the fifth floor. Residences will range from 780 square feet to more than 6,000 square feet. Sales already have surpassed $100 million. Amenities include an oceanfront terrace on the third floor with pools and luxury cabanas, a Four Seasons spa, fitness center and a Kids for All Seasons program. An all-day restaurant with interior and alfresco seating also resides on the oceanfront terrace, with a pool bar, lounge and an oceanview outdoor café. fort525residences.com

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