ST. PETE BEACH, Fla. (Dec.19, 2014) – TradeWinds Island Resorts on St. Pete Beach, Fla. today announced the purchase of a 4.4 acre land parcel known as the Coral Reef property strategically located at 5800 Gulf Blvd., immediately adjacent to the TradeWinds Island Grand Resort. The parcel was sold by 5800 Gulf Holdings, LLC. TradeWinds Island Resorts includes TradeWinds Island Grand and Guy Harvey Outpost – A TradeWinds Beach Resort, as well as the new Guy Harvey RumFish Grill, which opened earlier this year. The property will initially provide additional parking for hotel employees which will free up more parking at Guy Harvey for Rumfish Grill patrons, with future development plans yet to be determined.
“We’ve enjoyed a very high level of patronage at Guy Harvey RumFish Grill since opening about six months ago- so the extra parking will be a welcomed addition,” stated TradeWinds Island Resorts CEO, Tim Bogott. “Beyond the expanded parking, this acquisition opens the door to future development options for TradeWinds depending on what the city plan will ultimately allow.”
Located on a stretch of beach directly on the Gulf of Mexico, the TradeWinds Island Resorts consists of the family-friendly TradeWinds Island Grand Resort and the Guy Harvey Outpost. The resorts offer access to limitless beachfront recreation, a wide range of family and children’s programs and numerous sumptuous dining outlets. The Guy Harvey RumFish Grill, which opened in May 2014, is located at the Guy Harvey Outpost. The restaurant’s main attraction is a 33,500-gallon aquarium built by Wayde King and Brett Raymer and featured on Animal Planet’s hit series, “Tanked.” In addition to spectacular culinary and Guy Harvey brand clothing and sundries offered in the retail store, the facilities “Swim with the Fishes” program gives visitors the opportunity to snorkel in the tank among indigenous fish such as snook, redfish, trout, tarpon, grouper, snapper, eels and even small sharks.
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