Athens Group and MSD Partners, LP announce the acquisition of the Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club and its redevelopment as the Naples Beach Club, a hotel complex and residential community in iconic old Naples
The Naples Beach Club will be the first Four Seasons project and the first Discovery Land on the Gulf Coast of Florida.
Athens Group and MSD Partners, LP today announced the acquisition of the legendary former Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club, located on 300 meters of white sand beach in iconic Old Naples. Athens and MSD will redevelop the site into the Naples Beach Club, a 125-acre resort and beachfront residential development providing a one-of-a-kind luxury lifestyle destination for residents, members and guests. This special coastal community will include a 216-room hotel managed by leading luxury hotel company Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, up to 185 luxury residences and unparalleled club amenities curated by Discovery Land Company, the developer and operator of communities of world famous private residential clubs. .
“Our partnership with Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts and Discovery Land Company reinforces our commitment to developing the finest luxury resort on Florida’s Gulf Coast. The Naples Beach Club will be a contemporary interpretation of the traditions, style and spirit of old Naples, ”said Kim Richards, President and CEO, The Athens Group.
“We are delighted to partner with The Athens Group in the development of this extraordinary property, and we are delighted to be working with Four Seasons and Discovery Land on what will be a first collaboration for this world-class team,” added Barry Sholem , Partner and President of Real Estate, MSD Partners.
The Four Seasons Resort debuts in Naples
A 216-room Four Seasons Resort will complement the luxury residences as a retreat reflecting the grandeur of a private Florida oceanfront estate.
“The incredible Naples Beach Club marks the debut of Four Seasons on Florida’s Gulf Coast, complementing our existing portfolio of luxury properties statewide,” said John davison, President and CEO, Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts. “We are proud to be a partner in this exceptional project, bringing the vision of MSD and Athens to life by setting a new standard of luxury in Naples and bringing the personalized service and quality excellence of our brand to this beloved seaside community. “
The resort will feature spacious rooms and suites with verandas, walk-in closets and luxurious five-device bathrooms. Resort amenities will include indoor and outdoor lounges and restaurants inspired by the hotel lobby, a beach-side garden with outdoor pools, cabanas and event lawn, high-end retail stores, a gym prom event and multiple culinary experiences with spectacular views of the Gulf of Mexico. Additionally, Market Square, located near the golf course, will be a vibrant gathering place for the Naples Beach Club community, offering a general store, a bar-grill with a game room and bowling alley, a Kids Club, casual dining, including an ice cream pavilion and expansive lawn.
“The Naples Beach Club is a natural extension of our portfolio of luxury hotels and resorts, including our Four Seasons properties in Wailea and Hualalai, the Fairmont Miramar in Santa Monica and The Boca Raton. We are delighted to partner with Athens, Four Seasons and Discovery Land on this iconic development, ”said Coburn Packard, Partner and Head of Real Estate at MSD Partners.
Extraordinary luxury residences and amenities to inspire the community
The newly envisioned Naples Beach Club will feature up to 185 homes designed by renowned architectural firm Hart Howerton with interiors by Champalimaud Design. The first phase of homes will include 58 beachfront residences with four beach houses and four penthouses as well as 12 golf-side residences, all conveying the relaxed aesthetic of the Gulf Coast.
Additionally, the Naples Beach Club will provide residents and members with unmatched and inspired club amenities curated by private club developer and operator Discovery Land Company. Outstanding, health-focused multigenerational experiences will include a variety of wellness equipment as well as golf and tennis, an indoor / outdoor fitness center, and a world-class spa.
“The Naples Beach Club Residences will set a new standard of living in Naples, located in the heart of the vibrant Naples community, while providing owners with an intimate club experience right outside their doorstep,” said Michael Meldman, President of Discovery Land. Society.
Construction is expected to begin in 2022. Pre-sales for the first phase of residences were launched earlier this year.