SARASOTA, Fla. – Golden Gate Point Ventures, LLC, announces plans for an elegant, rare and distinctive residential development located just to the west of downtown Sarasota in the heart of the 22-acre peninsula known as Golden Gate Point. “The Pearl” will be located at 609 Golden Gate Point, with upper levels offering breathtaking views of Sarasota Bay and the downtown Sarasota skyline.
With charming brick roads, massively swaying palm trees and quaint street lamps, Golden Gate is one of the premier locations for luxury living in Sarasota. The Pearl’s unique, curvilinear style architecture gives way to smooth, flowing lines, and will complement the sleek, modern styles already found within this friendly community. Offering 8 individual condominium residences at 2,750 square feet, The Pearl will exude an upscale, classic modern style with art deco influences. “The Pearl’s design concept matches its name,” said local award-winning interior designer Sally Trout, who is the project’s interior designer. She continued, “It’s cultured design is reflective of our community’s rich arts heritage.”
The 5-story Pearl boasts a roof top patio for all residents to enjoy, and is a pet friendly community. Outside amenities include a resort style pool and spa, cabana and BBQ area. Each residence features individual garage space, private elevator foyer and spacious, airy living areas with floor-to-ceiling windows and sliding glass doors, opening to expansive terraces. Premium Euro-style custom cabinetry will be provided by Sarasota’s premier cabinet company, Eurotech. Quartz countertops, natural hardwood flooring and a luxurious, spa-like master bathroom round out the premium interior features. In addition, residents will delight in The Pearl’s prime location, within walking distance or a short drive to all of the culture and amenities of beloved downtown Sarasota.
Golden Gate Point Ventures, LLC, led by David Gruber, brings a wealth of development and construction experience and local market knowledge to The Pearl project. Golden Gate Point Ventures has once again partnered with Robert Martin of Divisions Unlimited to build The Pearl. “The fact that we serve as both project developer and builder makes us unique,” said Gruber. He continued, “Since we are on site every day, we can assure special care and attention are given to each and every detail.”
Joel Schemmel and Cheryl Loeffler of Premier Sotheby’s International Realty are marketing The Pearl, and have comprehensive knowledge of Sarasota’s luxury home market. Gary Hoyt and Chris Gallagher of HOYT Architects are lead architects on the project.
Golden Gate Point Ventures, LLC received City approval for The Pearl in early June 2016. Gruber hopes to break ground by October 2016, with a 16-month anticipated build time. Future residents should be able to move in by 1st quarter 2018. Unit prices start at $1.65M. For more information, contact Joel Schemmel or Cheryl Loeffler at 941-308-6497 or visit thepearlsarasota.com.
About The Pearl
Nestled in the heart of the luxurious and charming Golden Gate Point, The Pearl is a quite a gem. With its distinctive curvilinear architecture design, this boutique development offers 8 individual condominium residences at 2,750 square feet, with a roof top patio offering breathtaking views of Sarasota Bay and the downtown Sarasota skyline. Each home is spacious and airy, with floor-to-ceiling windows and sliding glass doors opening to expansive terraces. Residents will enjoy a short walk or drive to all of the culture and amenities of beloved downtown Sarasota. For more information, contact Joel Schemmel or Cheryl Loeffler at 941-308-6497 or visit thepearlsarasota.com
About Golden Gate Point
Located just to the west of downtown Sarasota is a 22-acre peninsula known as Golden Gate Point, one of the premier locations for luxury living in Sarasota. With its charming brick roads, massively swaying palm trees and quaint street lamps, the Golden Gate Point streetscape is picturesque. Although its buildings are sleek and modern, this community exudes a cozy, friendly atmosphere and is ideal for people who relish a laid-back lifestyle close to downtown Sarasota.
About Golden Gate Point Ventures, LLC
Golden Gate Point Ventures, LLC was formed by David Gruber to bring his vision of a distinct, curvilinear style of architecture to Golden Gate Point. Golden Gate Point Ventures has once again partnered with Robert Martin of Divisions Unlimited to build The Pearl project. Often a rarity in new developments, Gruber and Martin serve as both project developer and builder. This unique combination allows the team to have more control over the daily aspects of the project and extra attention to detail, as they are on site every day. In addition, as local developers they have strong working relationships with area partners and know and understand the Sarasota real estate market.
With over 20 years of residential and commercial development and construction experience, the Golden Gate Point Ventures team has successfully spearheaded a variety of multi-million dollar residential initiatives including the recently completed Island Court Venice, Island Court Longboat Key, and luxury townhomes steps from the Gulf of Mexico. Commercial developments include the Raymond James Stadium VIP Box Suites, along with various medical and professional office buildings.
A seasoned general contractor, Robert Martin’s construction company, Divisions Unlimited, has participated in a variety of commercial projects, including hospitals, multi-family housing and sports venues. Projects include Lake View Club Apartments with 224 units, club house and pool in Orlando; University of South Florida’s Teachers Center in St. Petersburg; and University of Central Florida Baseball Stadium.
Gruber founded Floors by Design, one of the region’s most successful specialty flooring companies. There he focuses on large commercial installations as well as the needs of builders, developers, designers and the most discerning homeowners on Florida’s gulf coast. Gruber’s flooring resume includes projects such as all Grand Bay condominium buildings and The Water Club on Longboat Key, as well as The Signature Place luxury condominiums in St. Petersburg, the new Aqualea Hyatt on Clearwater Beach, and most recently Sarasota Memorial Hospital Bed-tower.
Monica Miller, Be Creative Studios