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(LONGBOAT KEY, FLORIDA) — Unicorp National Developments, Inc., together with the Michael Saunders & Company team are pleased to announce they have now opened sales to the public for The Residences at The St. Regis Longboat Key Resort. Situated on a barrier island just outside of Sarasota, Florida.  Longboat Key is renowned for its aquamarine waters and expansive white sand beaches. This acclaimed and storied location offers the best in luxury living in the tradition of The St. Regis, recognized around the world as The Best Address.

St. Regis, part of Marriott International’s portfolio of luxury brands, is excited to welcome The Residences at St Regis Longboat Key to its global portfolio.

Pre-sale expectations were surpassed, despite an off-season launch in the height of a global pandemic. The exclusive condominium offerings began at the end of July, and in a matter of weeks, the Michael Saunders team quickly secured over 30 sales totaling nearly $200,000,000.

“Leading the sales effort for such a special Longboat Key address has been thrilling for our team,” said Michael Saunders, Founder and CEO of Michael Saunders & Company. “We are very enthusiastic about the response and astounding sales success experienced this summer, especially during these unprecedented times. Longboat Key has a long-standing tradition of creating unique experiences and memories for its residents and visitors from around the world.  The St. Regis residents will enjoy the beachfront lifestyle as well the luxuries of a world-class, five-star resort resplendent with an array of private amenities. This will be the most idyllic place to live and relax in an island enclave located close to amazing arts venues, shopping and dining.”

The Residences at The St. Regis Longboat Key Resort will be comprised of three, six story residential buildings featuring 69 private luxury condominiums. There are 18 contemporary one- to four-bedroom floorplans, each with expansive outdoor living terraces. Many offer unobstructed views of the Gulf of Mexico on Florida’s Sunset Coast. Floor-to-ceiling glass and open living spaces allow for indoor and outdoor entertaining. Each residence will be furnished with the highest quality materials and finishes, custom European style cabinetry, luxury appliances and state of the art intelligent controls throughout each residence.

“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 Chuck Whittall, President of Unicorp National Developments, Inc. “We are so pleased with the initial pre-sales launch results and look forward to these best-in-class condominiums living up to the excellence of the revered St Regis brand.”

Residents will have access to resort amenities provided by the adjacent St. Regis Resort & Spa, but will also enjoy their own dedicated private amenities, including pool and spa with sundeck, clubhouse, and a wellness center with open-air yoga. Owners and their guests will experience St. Regis Resort butler and concierge services, beauty services, daily housekeeping, Bentley and chauffeur service, on-site pet grooming, and chef services. Notable resort amenities include boutiques, fine and casual dining, Spa, salon, Fitness Center, dog walking path, saltwater lagoon, and multiple pools with cabana services.

Spanning nearly 18 acres, The Residences combine the tradition of The St. Regis experience with the highly sought-after destination of Longboat Key.  With groundbreaking expected in the Summer of 2021, residents can anticipate delivery of their luxury seaside residences in December 2023. The Sales Gallery is open for socially-distanced appointments and is located at 100 S. Washington Blvd., Sarasota, FL 34236. For more information about The Residences at The St. Regis Longboat Key Resort, please request a brochure or call +1 941 213 3300.

The latest project by Unicorp National Developments, The Residences at The St. Regis Longboat Key Resort is about to begin on the shores of Florida’s west coast. This project has been planned from start to finish with attention to meticulous details and after a long search of the most qualified designers, Unicorp has hand-selected two extraordinary interior design firms to bring to life this exclusive resort community. Hirsch Bedner Associates of Miami was selected for the resort interiors and Marc-Michaels Interior Design will be at the helm of the project’s residential component.

As a leading global hospitality design firm with projects ranging from boutique hotels to urban resort spas and world-class residences, Hirsch Bedner Associates has offices in Los Angeles, Hong Kong, Atlanta, London, Singapore, San Francisco and Dubai. Some of their most notable projects include The St. Regis Abu Dhabi, The Residences at St. Regis Lijiang, The Ritz-Carlton Santa Barbara, The St. Regis Rome, The Ritz-Carlton San Francisco, Four Seasons Singapore, Hyatt Centric India, Diplomat Beach Resort Hollywood and The Castle Hotel Dalian, China.

With a worldly view of interior design trends, HBA is fully capable of designing the uniquely branded St. Regis Resort of Longboat Key. The firm specifically prides itself on their dedication to “brand strengthening design experiences that evoke a distinct set of place.”

Although considered a local favorite, Marc-Michaels Interior Design has been ranked by Architectural Digest as one of the “Top 100 Designers in the World” and has earned more than 500 national and regional design awards. This renowned design firm has already begun uniquely designing each of the three residential buildings at The St. Regis.

The Marc-Michaels philosophy — “the difference is in the details” — holds true for both their proprietary design process and their legendary service. Their seamless design-build process creates memorable spaces with an atmosphere of immersive and encompassing luxury. Marc-Michaels’ notable projects include The Four Seasons Private Residences Orlando, Mystique Naples, 6 Ocean, Royal Palm Yacht & County Club, and 51 Degrees Leukerbad Switzerland.

Together, Hirsch Bedner Associates and Marc-Michaels Interior Design, are dedicated to creating a landmark property that celebrates the authenticity of its Longboat Key location and the modern elegance of The St. Regis brand. Unicorp National Developments has also appointed SB Architects, RSM Design, and landscape architect, Enzo Enea to complete the acclaimed development team.

Homeowners at The Residences at The St. Regis Longboat Key will enjoy the ultimate convenience and legendary service that come with the five-star amenities of The St. Regis Resort. Casual and fine dining experiences will include W Prime Steak and Seafood, a full-service casual restaurant, The St. Regis Piano Bar, beachside Tiki Bar, and the rooftop Monkey Bar. Residents may also take advantage of The St. Regis Spa, a state-of-the-art Fitness Center with meditation and yoga studios, concierge services, luxury boutiques and beauty salon, beachside event lawns and ballrooms, and three extraordinary resort pools including a Saltwater lagoon with tropical fish, a meandering drift stream, and a tropical resort-style pool.

The Residences at The St. Regis Longboat Key Resort will consist of 3 Gulf-front buildings with 12 spacious floorplans ranging from 1,553 sf to 5,895 sf of living area, priced from $2 million to over $10 million. The 69 private residences will feature dramatic open floorplans, breathtaking Gulf views, expansive terraces and secured private elevator access opening directly into their home. A limited number of select residences will also enjoy spectacular infinity-edge plunge pools located directly on their 16 ft. wide terraces. A Resident Clubhouse will offer a private fitness center, business center and resident lounge. Homeowners will have exclusive access to the private Gulf-front Beach Club with a resident-only beachfront pool as well as cabanas and chaise lounges on the Longboat Key shoreline.

The highly anticipated grand reveal is scheduled in the coming months. Register here to join the interest list to be the first to receive updates on our progress and an invitation to our advance preview.