Verdex construction awarded two Sarasota multifamily projects

The Crossings at Palm Aire Rendering
The Crossings at Palm Aire Rendering

Verdex Construction says it has been awarded two major multifamily projects in Sarasota by developer Eastwind Development.

The Crossings at Palm Aire Apartments and Lakewood Ranch Senior, both designed by Forum Architecture & Interior Design Inc., are slated to begin construction this year. These will be Verdex’s fourth and fifth project for Eastwind Development and will be managed from the contractor’s Tampa office.

The Crossings at Palm Aire Apartments will consist of seven 3-story and 4-story buildings totaling 315 units on 32 acres with an environmental preserve located in the middle of the project. Amenities include a 7,400 sq. ft., 2-story clubhouse featuring a coffee lounge, game room, co-working space, fitness center and resort-style pool. Completion is scheduled for Summer 2023.

Lakewood Ranch Rendering
Lakewood Ranch Rendering

Lakewood Ranch will consist of two 4-story apartment buildings totaling 160 units on 20 acres. Building 1 features 112 units and amenities including a 11,000 sq. ft. clubhouse with fitness center, salon, pet spa, group fitness/spin room, steam room, media room, game room/card lounge, library, craft room, dining area, lobby, leasing offices, pool and green space. Building 2 houses the remaining 48 units. This project will also include surface parking, two stand-alone 5-car parking garages and one 6-car parking garage with a maintenance bay. Completion is scheduled for Spring 2023.

“Sarasota is seeing lots of multifamily housing development growth and we’re pleased that Verdex’s West Coast expansion is a part of it, ” Verdex Construction president Rex Kirby said in a Jan. 26 statement.


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