The Residences At Tiki Island Plans Summer 2022 Groundbreaking

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Texas-based Legend Communities, experts in managing waterfront property developments, recently names NAN Properties Developer Services the exclusive listing agent for its approximately 70-unit condominium development, The Residences at Tiki Island. The high-end mixed-use luxury project is located on Tiki Island across the causeway from Galveston Island and will also include eight villas, a marina with restaurant, and boathouse storage for over 200 boats.

"This is our second development in the Galveston area, and it is going to be extraordinary," said Legend Communities Founder and CEO Haythem Dawlett. "There is nothing like it on Tiki Island, and we anticipate demand to be unprecedented because nothing else resembles it." 

Legend Communities is in the final stages of design and has begun obtaining building permits for the exclusive waterfront resort. Set for groundbreaking in 2022, The Residences at Tiki Island will offer approximately 70 luxurious two-, three-, and four-bedroom condominium homes, ranging from 1,200 to more than 3,000 square feet. The top two floors will feature two-story penthouses with elevators included in the floor plans.

"The Residences at Tiki Island will offer boat owners a dream opportunity to not only accomodate their vessel onsite but enjoy the many amenities all just steps away from their residence on teh six-acre development, " said Betty Harbourt who leads NAN Properties Developer Services Division. "The plans leverage a resort environment and The Residences of Tiki Island will be exclusive to homeowners with no short-term rentals allowed."

Owners are expected to have access to a state-of-the-art fitness center, a resort-style pool, an outdoor kitchen and lounge area, and a dog park. It will be a golf cart-friendly community , with walkability, boat valet to accomodate easy water access, and enchanting bay views. Project completion is anticipated in approximately summer 2024. Condo pricing starts in the $800s.

NAN Properties Developer Services expects to open an onsite sales office at The Residences at Tiki Island by December 2021. Interested buyers visiting the sales office will be able to view detailed renderings, floor plans and a selection of luxury finishes.

"We are honored to have been awarded this project which will be the first condominium property on Tiki Island and the first new construction development for the area in over 11 years, " said NAN Properties Developer Services CEO and President Nancy Almodovar.

In addition to The Residences at Tiki Island many other exceptional features are planned. Legend has added eight luxurious, spacious waterfront villas to the project plans. They will have upscale finishes similar to those in teh conominiums and will share the same amenities.

Legend plans to install dumbwaiters in each residence to help owners easily convey groceries and packages from their cars into their homes. the design also included backup generators for each villa into the overall plans. Comiskey Realty is the exclusive listing agent for the Villas, and prices will start in the $800s.

The Residences at Tiki Island will be a unique, upscale environment for full-time residents, retirees, and families seeking a second home in a resort setting. The premier location offers proximity to Houston, a convenient local for boaters and offshore fishing enthusiasts, and direct access to the Intracoastal Waterway.

The resort amenities currently planned include a boardwalk and pedestrian site for neighborhood connectivity, a dry boat storage to house 200-plus boats on four levels, a 6,500 square-foot waterfront restaurant with indoor and outdoor seating, a waterfront ship's store with retail space, marina rental slips, and parking for cars and golf carts.

"This will be a place where year-round residents will feel like they're always on vacation," said Dawlett. "Both condo owners and villa owners will enjoy a coveted lock-and-leave lifestyle in a truly stunning, one-of-a-kind setting that's ideal for anything from intimate dinners or large gatherings of families and friends."

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