The recently completed Auberge Beach Residences & Spa Fort Lauderdale has already set records for condo prices in the city.
Developed by the Related Group, Fortune International Development
See the gallery for a photo tour of the Auberge Beach Residences & Spa Fort Lauderdale, which is the first residential-only project under the Auberge hospitality brand.
Auberge set a city condo price record with a $10 million sale to Vincent Viola, the billionaire owner of the Florida Panthers. Other executives who bought condos at Auberge include Citrix Systems President and CEO David J. Henshall and Moss & Associates Chairman and CEO Bob Moss, whose firm was the general contractor of the project.
Related Group VP Patrick Campbell said 60 to 70 percent of the buyers in Auberge will use the condos as their primary residence, which differs from Miami, where most condo buyers are investors
Many of the buyers chose Auberge for its luxury amenities and oceanfront location, Campbell said. “We certainly think we set the bar and redefined what luxury is in that area,” Campbell said. “We are showing value in how the prices related to Miami.”
Campbell said the average closing price at Auberge was $1,200 per square foot. Units range from 1,600 square feet to about 7,000 square feet. Each condo comes with a smart panel that controls functions such as the lighting, air conditioning
There are 14 units remaining to sell, Campbell said. They’re priced from $2.8 million to $5 million
The condos are delivered “designer ready” without flooring and fixtures.
Auberge features the 9,000-square-foot Dune restaurant and a 10,000-square-foot spa, both of which are open to the public. The spa has eight single treatment rooms, two couples treatment rooms, a sauna, pedicure stations, a quartz sand bed, a sound meditation lounge and a Himalayan salt cave that releases pure salt vapors into the air.
“A big part of the Auberge brand is the dining and spa experience,” Campbell said. “Residents get the true resort-style amenities without the transient component of a hotel.”
Amenities in Auberge include an expansive lobby with an elevated walkway between the two towers, a fitness center, a cinema room, a children’s playroom, a PGA-approved golf simulator, a wine room with Napa Valley selections curated by Auberge, a social room, a game room with a billiards table and a pool deck with cabanas.
Nichols, Brosch, Wurst, Wolf & Associates is the architect of Auberge. Meyer Davis Studio was the interior designer of the condo, while Tracey Lee designed the spa interiors.
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