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Construction firm awarded contract for new resort and residences

The 18-acre resort will include 166 hotel rooms and 69 condos.

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  • | 4:46 p.m. February 8, 2021
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LONGBOAT KEY — Moss Construction has been awarded the construction contract for The Residences at The St. Regis Longboat Key Resort.  

The 18-acre luxury destination at 1620 Gulf of Mexico Drive on Longboat Key will have multiple buildings, according to a press release. The resort will include 166 luxury hotel rooms, and the residences will have three six-story residential buildings with 69 private luxury condominiums from 1,553 to 5,895 square feet.   

“This is an amazing luxury offering and raises the bar for the west coast of Florida,” says Moss Vice President Toby Manulak in a statement. “The St. Regis Hotels and Resorts are known for their flawless finishes, attention to detail, and world class amenities. It’s an honor to have been entrusted with its construction.” 

Courtesy. Moss Construction was awarded a contract for The Residences at The St. Regis Longboat Key Resort.  
Courtesy. Moss Construction was awarded a contract for The Residences at The St. Regis Longboat Key Resort.  

Residents will have access to resort amenities provided by the adjacent St. Regis Resort & Spa, which include a full-service spa, piano bar and three restaurants. Residents will also have dedicated private amenities, including a pool and spa with sundeck, clubhouse and a wellness center with open-air yoga. Owners and their guests can use St. Regis Resort butler and concierge services, beauty services, daily housekeeping, Bentley and chauffeur service, on-site pet grooming and chef services.  

The project is anticipated to start in July. The new resort and residences are expected to be completed in late 2023.  

“Set on a magnificent white sand beach, The Residences at St Regis Resort combine breathtaking Gulf views with impressive architectural elements and the signature St. Regis Resort amenities and service,” says Unicorp National Developments President Chuck Whittall in the statement. “We look forward to our partnership with Moss and bringing this concept to life.” 

Moss is a national construction firm with regional offices across the U.S. The company focuses on construction management, design-build and public-private partnerships. The company’s portfolio includes a wide range of sectors: luxury high-rise residential, mixed-use developments, hospitality, K-12 and higher education, justice, solar energy and sports.

Orlando-based Unicorp National Developments Inc. has developed over $2.5 billion of commercial, residential and mixed-use projects in New York, Michigan, Georgia, Virginia, Ohio, Wisconsin, Alabama, Kansas, Texas, South Carolina and Florida. It has another 10 million square feet in the planning and construction stages. Unicorp develops master planned and mixed-use communities, luxury apartments, hotels and office buildings. 


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