The Residences at Pier 66 Fort Lauderdale | Our Independent Review of this Brand New Condo in Fort Lauderdale
The Analysis of the Residences at Pier 66 in Fort Lauderdale
Welcome to our independent analysis of the Pier 66 Residences in Fort Lauderdale. The vision of Fort Lauderdale as the Yachting Capital of the World is substantiated again with the reimagining of an iconic property, The Pier Sixty-Six. Since the 1960’s the spired tower of Pier Sixty-Six has stood prominently over the port entrance to Fort Lauderdale’s famous waterways. It has a rich history as a marina, yachting destination, and luxury resort. Pier Sixty-Six will once again reign supreme as a luxury waterfront destination. For the floor plans, fact sheet and more please click here.
Independent Review of the Pier 66 Residences
The location of Pier Sixty-Six is ideal for anyone seeking a luxury waterfront and marina lifestyle. There are limited options around the world where a Mega Yacht can be docked next to a luxury condominium. This distinction sets Pier Sixty-Six apart from other South Florida developments. This 32-acre development is the largest project currently underway in Fort Lauderdale. It will combine both a resort hotel component, private residential towers, and a 194-slip marina capable of docking vessels up to 400’. Pier Sixty-Six offers a prestige resort lifestyle with private resident-only privileges. The blended pricing for residential units is currently $2,100 per square foot, with unit pricing starting at $3.85 million for a Villa Resort Residence.
The Condominium Residences at Pier Sixty-Six
The Condominium Residences at Pier Sixty-Six consist of two 11-story towers, each with 31 units. Privacy is paramount for residents of the Condominium Towers. The arrival driveway is gate restricted and only accessible to residents and their guests. Each Condominium Tower provides a secured lobby entry with direct elevator access to the residence. There are four designer-ready corner residences per floor. Each residence offers wrap-around terraces with expansive water views that are enhanced by lofty 10’ ceilings. Pier Sixty-Six has taken indoor /outdoor living to the next level by including private plunge pools for all residential units in the Condominium Towers. Finish details include quartz countertops, a Sub-Zero refrigerator, freezer, and wine storage, a Wolf gas cooktop and oven, an Asko dishwasher, and custom Italian wooden cabinetry.
The Villa Residences at Pier Sixty-Six
The Villa Resort Residences consist of two 4-story boutique-style towers with a total of 31 designer-ready residences. The waterfront location is along the canal with views towards the multi-million dollar homes in Harbor Beach, the most exclusive luxury neighborhood in Fort Lauderdale. The arrival experience is a resident-only gated drive with a private residential lobby and semi-private elevator access. The Villa Residences provides two to four-bedroom configurations, and each unit offers distinctive architectural features such as double-height living rooms and private garden retreats. Finish details for the units are similar to the Condominium Residences except a Wolf electric cooktop versus gas in the condos. The Villa
Residences will offer a more flexible rental policy which could be ideal for away owners. Rental details will be reviewed with the contract.
Pier Sixty-Six Marina
Pier Sixty-Six will have a world-class 194 slip marina capable of docking yachts as large as 400’. The capacity of the marina and its location in Fort Lauderdale, with immediate access to all yachting service providers, makes this marina a desired harbor for any super yacht. Pier Sixty-Six will be the best “Social Harbor” in the world. Residential owners of Pier Sixty-Six will have priority selection of the available docks and owner discounted rates.
Pier Sixty-Six Resort Lifestyle
The 32-acre resort and marina amenities at Pier Sixty-Six will cater to private owners. The owners will have access to a curated assortment of amenities, including an 8,000-square-foot fitness center, an owner-exclusive restaurant, priority reservation and charging privileges at six other resort dining destinations, a resident-only pool, and a rotating selection of VIP social events. All other resort amenities will offer privileged access for resident use. Residents will be catered to, living a true resort lifestyle.
Development Team at Pier 66
Tavistock Group is the team behind the development of Pier Sixty-Six. They are the international private firm behind Albany in the Bahamas, St Regis Atlanta, and Lake Nona in Orlando. According to Jessi Blakley, APR Vice President, Tavistock Development, “When we first discovered that this special property was available, we knew there were incredible opportunities to leverage the iconic hotel and marina as one of Ft Lauderdales’s defining destinations.”
Pros and Cons of Pier Sixty-Six
Pier Sixty-Six is set to become the “Social Harbor” of Fort Lauderdale. The iconic spired tower will remain as it has since the 1960s, the welcoming gateway to the Yachting Capital of the World. Yachting enthusiasts understand that Pier Sixty-Six and the marina lifestyle it affords are distinctive and desirable for anyone living that lifestyle. It will have everything that ultra-luxury buyers are searching for, except for immediate beach access. The most beautiful stretch of beach is only moments away and can be enjoyed easily. The location is set near the active Intracoastal Waterway Bridge and noise-sensitive residents should consider this when selecting a unit. On the other hand, the views from the waterway will be amazing.
Work with the David Siddons Group
We hope that you have found this independent review helpful. The David Siddons Group are expert at sorting out the best units in any given project. We are keen analysts and real estate experts with years of experience selling the most luxurious developments in South Florida. We will ensure you find the development and unit tailored to your lifestyle. Our Team is ranked in the Top 10 in South Florida with Territory Experts in key markets such as Fort Lauderdale. Elaine Tatum is the Author of this blog and Territory Director for the Fort Lauderdale and Palm Beach areas.
These are the most commonly asked Google Real Estate Related questions
Do the units come finished?
The units at Pier 66 come designer ready, only kitchens and bathroom completed with flooring.
Will I have privacy?
Yes, the resort areas are seperated from the residential areas and specifified areas are designated for exclusive use of owners.
Does the unit come with dock space?
No, the docks are not deeded but owners will receive preferential selection and discounted rates.
What kind of vessels can the Pier 66 Marina handle?
Owners will be able to anchor up vessels up to a staggering 400 ft!
What is the Best New Construction in Fort Lauderdale?
In our opinion, the Residences at Pier Sixty-six are certainly the most interesting and unique. Already well underway this 32 Acre project will be home to the first of its kind Marina where owners will be able to anchor up vessels up to a staggering 400 ft! Read our article on the best new construction condos in Fort Lauderdale here:
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