New Construction Brings Options to Longboat Key

Longboat Key is one of those “Old Florida” areas that, for the most part, has been slow to expand in recent years, despite the massive growth happening around it on mainland Bradenton and Sarasota. However, for those seeking a new option for Longboat Key life, you are in luck. Here are a few new developments on the horizon:

Longboat Key New Developments


Built upon the historic gem property of Villa am Mer, Aria sits on five acres right on 300 ft of Gulf of Mexico shores, across from Bay Isles on the Sarasota/southern half of the key.

  • Number of Residences: 16 luxury condominiums

  • Price Range: $3.6 to $4.4+ million

  • Average. Size: 3,800 sq ft

  • Amenities: Four beach villas, three of which have disappearing edge lap pools; private (up to three-car) garages; Residents’ Club; owner storage; Wellness Pavilion including exercise & Pilates studios, massage treatment room, and his-and-hers locker rooms with steam showers; gulf-front grand pool with rain curtain and spa; private elevator access to each residence + service elevator; large terraces with summer kitchens

  • Additional gem: View, view, view. Floor-to-ceiling walls of glass connect indoor spaces to expansive sunrise-to-sunset terraces with summer kitchens and views to the sand and gulf beyond.

  • For more information: visit the developer’s website here.


Designed with nothing but opulence in mind is Longboat Key’s Infinity. Located on the Manatee/northern half of the key, Infinity enjoys an expanse of private beach and luxurious waterfront living.

  • Number of Residences: 11 luxury condominiums

  • Price Range: $2.8 to $6 million

  • Size Range: 3,638 to 5,500 sq ft

  • Amenities: Gulf-front heated infinity pool, private spa overlooking the beach, large sun terrace with entertaining space, private clubhouse with catering kitchen, fitness center, lighted Har-Tru tennis court, privacy, security, and smart-home integration

  • “The Golden Extras”: Infinity has a word for the highest level of luxury, and it’s “The Golden Extras”. World-class amenities in a world-class location will allow residents to live a life that few get to enjoy. 12-16’ wide sliders and glass patios provide unobstructed views to the pristine waters of the Gulf of Mexico.

  • For more information: Visit the development’s website here.

Revitalization of Former Longboat Key Grandeur

St. Regis Resort & Residences

In a highly-publicized and long-anticipated development, the St. Regis is on track to build three five-story buildings on the former site of Colony Beach & Tennis Resort. The expansive site will host 166 5-star luxury hotel rooms in addition to the grand condos.

  • Number of Residences: 78 luxury residences

  • Price Range: $3 to $10 million

  • Size: 1,600 to over 5,000 sq ft

  • Amenities: Lush tropical landscape with a lagoon, event lawn, several pools, a lazy river and other water features; fire pits; walking paths; tennis club; fitness center; massive 15,700 sq ft spa; 10,000 sq ft ballroom; two restaurants; and a beach cafe

  • Something Special: Visitors who wax nostalgia about their time at the Colony will enjoy the re-creation of the resort’s once-popular Monkey Bar.

  • For more information: My brokerage has been selected as the sales center for this amazing property. Contact me today to learn more about living in 5-star luxury! or 941-504-3303