As a part of the preliminary phases of the redevelopment of Fort Lauderdale’s Bahia Mar advanced, Marina Village at Bahia Mar – a 35,000 square-foot, $16 million open-air meals and leisure venue – was simply unveiled.
As a part of the design and adjoining to a promenade space with Intracoastal and Atlantic views, is a very decked out, completely moored ferry that was as soon as utilized as a transportation vessel between Fisher Island and Miami Seashore.
“One of many issues we wished out of this deal and venture is to present one thing to the group… one thing they may put their arms round and actually take pleasure in,” Jimmy Tate, president and proprietor of Tate Capital, tells New Occasions. “One of many constants we heard was for neighbors and vacationers to have meals and beverage on the waterfront. So, that is our option to ship that and have a optimistic introduction into the market, from a high quality, aesthetic, and architectural standpoint.”
Designed by Kobi Karp and conceptualized by Tate Capital and Rok Enterprises, the vessel will maintain roughly 500 individuals throughout its 5,000-square-foot decrease deck and three,000-square-foot higher deck. Marina Village at Bahia Mar will boast a heavy nautical vibe with dashes of blues, whites, woods, tile, and stucco.
Based on Tate, there will likely be eight everlasting meals kiosks and three bars. The seek for distributors is a piece in progress for now, however Tate says he is searching for a combination that can “run the culinary gamut” with outposts for sushi, lobster, an oyster bar, Italian meals, Mexican meals, and desserts.
“We simply went out with our deck on the venture to meals teams and the response has been overwhelming,” he says. “We’re going to be very strategic wherein meals teams are part of this imaginative and prescient, with the purpose of high quality, high-end institutions.”
Admission to Marina Village at Bahia Mar will likely be free and open to the general public. Tate says the venue will likely be rentable for particular occasions and there are hopes to draw main music acts for concert events. In these situations, there can be an admission payment. At present, the estimated opening timeframe is Fall 2023.
As for the larger Bahia Mar advanced, the search is on for a resort/residence companion that can have further culinary choices of its personal.
Marina Village at Bahia Mar. 801 Seabreeze Blvd., Fort Lauderdale; marinavillageftl.com. Opening fall 2023.