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The Ocean Resort Residences at the Conrad Fort Lauderdale Beach Hotel
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General information
TypeResidential, Hotel
LocationFort Lauderdale, Florida
Coordinates26°07′50″N 80°06′13″W / 26.130666°N 80.103496°W / 26.130666; -80.103496Coordinates: 26°07′50″N 80°06′13″W / 26.130666°N 80.103496°W / 26.130666; -80.103496
Construction started2014
Technical details
Floor count24
Design and construction
DeveloperOrchestra Hotels and Resorts
Main contractorMoss Associates

The Ocean Resort and Residences at the Conrad Fort Lauderdale Beach Hotel is a luxury condominium-hotel resort located on ocean-front property on Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd. Originally designed by Michael Graves as Trump International Hotel & Tower Fort Lauderdale, the building defaulted on a $139 million loan.[1][2] In November 2010, Donald Trump announced he was no longer affiliated with the project.[3][4]

The unfinished condo-hotel was sold on March 14, 2012 in a foreclosure auction. The current owner of the property is Quebec, Canada, based Heafey Group.[5]

The building was scheduled to open in September 2017,[6] but because of Hurricane Irma it had a soft opening on September 29 and an official opening on October 10, 2017 as Conrad Fort Lauderdale Beach.[7][8] The grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony did not occur until December 19, 2017.[9] It is advertising 290 units[10] consisting of 108 luxury condominium residences and 181 condominium hotel units,[11] which will be managed by Conrad, Hilton Worldwide's luxury brand.[12]

History[edit | edit source]

The building is located where the 1950s Merrimac and Gold Coast hotels once stood.[citation needed]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Karmin, Craig. "Glitz Masks Woes For Trump SoHo". The Wall Street Journal. pp. B1–B2.
  2. Yousefi, Ryan (October 3, 2014). "Failed Fort Lauderdale Beach Trump Project Will Finally Open as Conrad Hotel". Broward Palm Beach New Times.
  3. Nehamas, Nicholas (August 29, 2017). "Developer who promised Russian help for Trump project was behind failed Fort Lauderdale condo". The Miami Herald.
  4. Sallah, Michael (July 1, 2012). "Trump tower promoter's criminal record was concealed by feds". Miami Herald.
  5. "Quebec-based Heafey Group buys Conrad Fort Lauderdale for $100M". The Real Deal. January 6, 2017.
  6. Satchell, Arlene (July 31, 2017). "Long-awaited Conrad Fort Lauderdale Beach poised for September opening". Sun-Sentinel. Retrieved December 28, 2017.
  7. Satchell, Arlene (September 19, 2017). "Conrad Fort Lauderdale Beach pushes back official opening to Oct. 10". Sun-Sentinel. Retrieved December 28, 2017.
  8. Satchell, Arlene (October 4, 2017). "Conrad Fort Lauderdale previews rooms, restaurants ahead of Oct. 10 opening". Sun-Sentinel. Retrieved December 28, 2017.
  9. "Conrad Fort Lauderdale Beach Celebrates Grand Opening with Ribbon Cutting Ceremony in Florida". Hotel-online.com. December 19, 2017. Retrieved December 28, 2017.
  10. Satchell, Arlene (14 October 2015). "Conrad Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort to open in early 2016". Sun-Sentinel.
  11. "Jewel Box tops off at Conrad Fort Lauderdale Beach". therealdeal.com. The Real Deal. March 30, 2015.
  12. Satchell, Arlene (8 February 2016). "3D light show spotlights soon-to-open Conrad Fort Lauderdale resort". Sun-Sentinel.

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