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PHOTOS: On the scene at W Fort Lauderdale’s sales reveal

Related plans to redesign the 147 units it purchased in July

June 12, 2015 03:00PM

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The Residences at W Fort Lauderdale kicked off condo sales last week, as designs for the beachfront property’s 147 residences and public spaces previewed to brokers during a private celebration.

Related Companies, which purchased the W Fort Lauderdale in July 2014 for $90 million, along with the Related Group, announced plans for an extensive renovation of the hotel and condo development on Fort Lauderdale Beach Boulevard last month.

The development, first built in 2009, consists of two buildings: a 517-room hotel and a separate 171-unit condo-hotel tower.

Now, Related plans to redesign the 147 units it purchased in July, along with the hotel’s public spaces, amenities and guest rooms. Design firm Meyer Davis Studio will orchestrate the makeover. The Related Group and Related ISG will lead sales for the remaining 147 units. Units range from 800 square feet to 1,500 square feet, with prices starting in the low $500,000s. — Sean Stewart-Muniz and Katherine Kallergis