Ritz Carlton Sunny Isles Beach Celebrates Sales Lounge Opening

Eduardo Imery, Bernardo Fort Brescia, Edgardo Defortuna & Manuel Grosskopf
On June 26th, LastFortune International Group and Chateau Group, two of South Florida’s most distinguished luxury real estate developers, hosted an ocean-side soiree in celebration of the Ritz-Carlton Residences, Sunny Isles Beach sales lounge grand opening. The evening featured an exceptional live performance by Argentine jazz pianist Raúl di Blasio. In attendance were co-hosts Edgardo Defortuna, founder of Fortune International Group; Manuel Grosskopf, principals of Château Group; as well as Bernardo Fort-Brescia, founding principal of Arquitectonica.

The gala took place at the newly-constructed sales lounge for The Residences at 15701 Collins Avenue. Guests paraded down the red carpet and greeted by a presentation of Dom Pérignon Vintage 2004. One of the many highlights of the event was a special performance by the Grammy-nominated jazz pianist Raúl di Blasio, with vocals by Tomey Sellars, which took place in an chic and intimate candle-lit tent on the property’s beachfront.
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The Ritz-Carlton Residences at Sunny Isles Beach were designed by the world-renowned architectural firm Arquitectonica and feature remarkable interiors by Italian designer Michele Bönan. The sweeping sales lounge mirrors the aesthetic of The Residences and features a high-tech Immersion Room that brings the oceanfront tower to life for guests with interactive images and videos.

The 52-story tower will feature 212 luxury residences located on 250 feet of pristine beachfront. A scale model was also on display in the sales lounge showcasing the oversized porte-cochere entrance designed by Arquitectonica. The oversized porte-cochere entrance provides seamless ingress and views from Collins Avenue through the lobby to the pool and the beach.
The Residences will be offering up amenities galore. The club level will feature guest suites, a media room, breakfast area, lounge, two bars including a garden bar, a private dining area with a prep kitchen, business center, and library. The private club level located on the 33rd floor with breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean, Intracoastal Waterway, and the Miami skyline. Ground level amenities include private beach access, a separate restaurant servicing both the pool and the beach, and a Kids Club with both indoor and outdoor play facilities. Upon completion in 2018, The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Co. will manage the property. Residents can expect the storied service and signature quality with a hint of personal touch that are synonymous with the brand.