LandSouth Set to Break Ground on Sarasota Apartments

SARASOTA, Fla. – LandSouth Construction, a Jacksonville, Fla.-based award-winning general contractor specializing in multifamily, senior living and mixed-use developments will break ground this month on Solaire, a $49 million Class A apartment community in Sarasota, Fla.

Developer Remi Properties Inc. chose Group 4 Design of Jacksonville Fla. as the architect. Completion is scheduled for the summer of 2020.

“The county is in need of apartments and is growing rapidly.” said LandSouth President/CEO James Pyle. “The community is designed to be aesthetically pleasing and offers a great choice in apartment living and amenities.”

Nestled on 10 acres, Solaire will offer luxurious apartment living in 233 residences with detached and tuck under garages. The buildings will consist of the resort building which houses units and 14,000 SF of amenity space, two “L” shaped buildings and 4 carriage home buildings. Spacious apartment homes are available in 11 expansive one, two and three-bedroom floor plans ranging from 822 to 1,838 square feet. Interior features are highlighted by ‘Shaker Style’ framed wood cabinetry with full overlay doors, granite countertops, tile backsplashes, luxury vinyl wood plank tile in the kitchen, living and dining areas and carpeted bedrooms. All homes will be equipped with XFINITY Communities smart home features, including keyless locks, Wifi enabled lights and thermostats and flood detection systems.

Amenities include a clubroom with indoor and outdoor spaces, resort-style pool with a water feature, a 24/7 fitness center with On Demand classes and group exercise room, EV Charging Stations, dog park, pet spa, fire pit, gas-fired BBQ Grills, a 12’ x 18’ wood pergola, car wash and indoor bicycle parking and kayak storage.

The apartments offer easy access to Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport, Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota Bay Beaches and a variety of other attractions, dining and shopping.

“This much-anticipated apartment project near the Mall at University Town Center is generating a lot of excitement in the Sarasota community,” noted Joe Passkiewicz, Senior Vice President, Development of LandSouth Construction.

The experienced LandSouth team is led by project manager Mario Ibanez and field superintendent Scott Macaulay.

LandSouth will use its unique integrated construction approach to build the 418,875 square foot community. Each service component works together to provide a seamless delivery system for clients like Remi Properties Inc. These components have been designed and refined to be complementary and each is performance enhanced with proven procedures, tested systems and the very latest technology. By emphasizing results and exceptional service, LandSouth Construction has created a construction process to provide the best possible value for clients.

LandSouth Construction is currently working on apartments, senior living and mixed-use developments throughout the Southeast including Charlotte, N.C., North Augusta, Charleston and Indian Land, S.C., Gainesville, Ga., Boca Raton, Tampa, Bradenton, Sarasota, Gainesville, Kissimmee, Jacksonville, ChampionsGate, Port St. Lucie, Melbourne, Debary, Riverview and Orlando, Fla., Chattanooga, Tenn., and senior living departments in New Port Richey, Melbourne and Ponte Vedra, Fla.

Celebrating 21 years, LandSouth Construction has completed more than 18,000 multifamily units, including apartments, senior living, condominiums, and townhomes.

Solaire is located at the southeast corner of the intersection of Desoto Road and Honore Ave. in Sarasota County.

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LandSouth Construction, the Southeast’s premier general contractor, specializing in multifamily, senior living, and mixed-use development, was named one of Engineering News Record’s Top 400. Since 1998, LandSouth has transformed ideas into best–in–class communities. Headquartered in Jacksonville, Fla. LandSouth has completed more than 25,000 multifamily units. For more information, call LandSouth’s Marketing Coordinator, Kaley Robinson, (904) 760-3188, or visit