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first_imgGo back to the e-newsletter >Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group has announced that it will manage a new luxury hotel and branded residences currently under development by Penn-Florida Companies in Boca Raton. Scheduled to open in late 2017, the project provides the Group with a unique opportunity to further extend its reach in southern Florida.The project comprises two adjacent towers located in downtown Boca Raton, surrounded by the city’s most affluent, residential neighbourhoods and a short walk from the beach. The buildings will form part of an upscale mixed-use development that will include 6035-square-metres of lifestyle retail as well as a private club offering social, fitness and championship golf amenities.Mandarin Oriental, Boca Raton will feature 158 rooms and suites, all with ocean or city views, and designed in a sophisticated contemporary style, with avid attention to detail that is reflective of the Group’s oriental heritage.  The Residences at Mandarin Oriental will be located in the adjoining tower, connected by sky bridge to the hotel, and will provide 100 private homes.SB Architects have been selected for the hotel and residential components of the project and the design will reflect a sense of urban resort living that pays tribute to the Mediterranean-influenced architectural heritage of Addison Mizner, for which the city is particularly well-known.Mandarin Oriental, Boca Raton will host a signature rooftop restaurant with an outdoor terrace and bar ocean, golf course and city views. There will also be a chic lobby lounge, a Mandarin Oriental cake shop and a spacious club lounge. Extensive banqueting and meeting space will include an expansive 418-square-metre ballroom and a variety of adaptable conference rooms.In keeping with the Group’s award-winning spa concepts, a spacious Spa at Mandarin Oriental will offer holistic rejuvenation and relaxation, together with a fitness centre and a rooftop pool.“We are delighted to be opening a new luxury hotel in south Florida’s key tourism and commercial district, and look forward to bringing Mandarin Oriental’s legendary levels of hospitality to this exciting project,” said Edouard Ettedgui, Group Chief Executive of Mandarin Oriental. “This new development complements the award-winning Mandarin Oriental, Miami, and will provide a sophisticated and elegant retreat for guests and residents alike,” he added.The project is being developed by Florida-based Penn-Florida Companies, a full service owner and developer of high-profile real estate for almost 30 years. “Penn-Florida is excited to be partnering with Mandarin Oriental to create a hotel and residences that will set new standards of luxury and sophistication in Boca Raton,” said Mark A. Gensheimer, President and CEO of Penn-Florida Companies. “Via Mizner will be one of the premier mixed-use projects in the country, and the arrival of Mandarin Oriental will raise the bar for hospitality and contemporary living in South Florida.”Go back to the e-newsletter >last_img