The Altman Companies, a Boca Raton-based nationally recognized developer, builder and manager of exceptional rental apartment communities, is pleased to announce that it will be launching its new “Artist in Residency” Program at Altís Little Havana in Miami. The Altman Companies’ “Artist in Residency” program will provide a practicing South Florida visual artist with a one-year rent-free apartment with den space to practice and fine-tune their craft. The chosen artist will have the opportunity to create and display their art on-site and engage with residents through hosted monthly artistic events.

 

“We are excited to introduce this unique ‘Artist in Residency’ program to our residents at Altís Little Havana,” said Seth Wise, Co-CEO of The Altman Companies and President of BBX Capital Real Estate. “Little Havana is the cultural heartbeat of the City of Miami and feel this is the perfect location for the program, which will provide an incredible opportunity for the artist while exposing residents to new and unique artistic experiences.”

 

Altís Little Havana is located at 2100 SW 8th Street in Miami and once completed, will feature 224-luxury apartment homes. Residents of Altís Little Havana will enjoy Class-A lifestyle-enhancing amenities including a rooftop resort-style pool, pool deck with synthetic turf gaming area and pavilion with BBQ grills and accommodations for outdoor dining, Clubroom with gaming tables, fitness center, yoga room, “Uber Lounge” with Coffee Bar and workspace stations equipped with high-speed internet access. Altís Little Havana is expected to welcome first move-ins later this spring. 

 

The artist chosen will be selected based on the quality, originality, creativity, workmanship and artistic distinction of their portfolio. The Call for Local Artists is now open to all established and emerging artists working in 2D art mediums, including but not limited to photography, digital art, painting, drawing, printmaking, paper art, fiber art and mixed media, which can be displayed using a traditional gallery hanging system. The artist must currently reside in South Florida. Artists who are interested in participating in the program should apply for consideration by contacting Robyn Vegas at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or visiting www.altmancos.com/careers.

 The Altman Companies, a nationally recognized developer, builder and manager of exceptional rental communities, announced today that it has broken ground to develop Altís Santa Barbara, a 242-unit upscale apartment community in Naples, Florida. Comerica Bank is providing the construction loan for the development, an institutional lender is providing mezzanine financing, and The Altman Companies, in partnership, with Mill Green Opportunity Fund VII, LLC is providing the equity.

 

“Over the past 54 years, The Altman Companies has developed a portfolio of high-end rental communities that have redefined the Exceptional Living Experience in Florida and across the country and we are thrilled to begin development of Altís Santa Barbara, a preeminent apartment community in the thriving submarket of Naples,” said Joel Altman, Chairman & co-CEO of The Altman Companies. 

 

Altís Santa Barbara will redefine the highest living standards through its unparalleled way of bringing residents an “Exceptional Living Experience.” Residents will enjoy exclusive membership to The Club within the community with direct access to a 24/7 fitness center complete with a yoga, spinning & aerobics studio, and a wellness room. A Starbucks cybercafé will be housed inside the clubhouse with entree to workspace lounges & a private conference room, a movie theater, and a game room. An additional roster of exclusive amenities at The Club will include a resort-style swimming pool and pavilion, which will be the perfect place for residents to unwind and soak up the sun.

 

Altís Santa Barbara will be a pet-friendly community offering an indoor air-conditioned dog grooming spa where pets can indulge. The community also includes a pet park with gated, off-leash area to allow residents to bond and play with their pets.

 

Altís Santa Barbara will feature 242 luxury apartment homes consisting of well-appointed one-, two-, and three-bedrooms. The ultraluxe apartment homes will offer a private entry, or exterior hallways served by elevator, with direct or indirect garage access options. Interior features in each home will include spa-inspired bathrooms equipped with dual sink vanities, a spacious soaking tub and clear glass shower enclosures. The spacious floorplan comes complete with quartz countertops, front loaded washer and dryers, and stainless-steel appliances.

 

Altís Santa Barbara will be Florida Green Building Coalition certified and its sustainable initiatives will include 100% energy efficient designer lighting, ENERGY STAR® refrigerator and dishwasher, a high efficiency water heater and sub-metered water stations and car charging stations. The community will also be equipped with bocce ball & cornhole courts for residents’ relaxation.

 

Altís Santa Barbara’s location offers proximity to I-75, downtown Naples, an abundance of retail and major employment centers.

 

“This transaction and the groundbreaking mark another significant development for The Altman Companies as we continue to develop exceptional Altís communities now in the Naples area,” added Seth Wise, co-CEO of The Altman Companies.  “We see ourselves as a catalyst for providing exceptional living experiences for our residents.” 

 

Altís Santa Barbara is located at 4670 Santa Barbara Blvd., in Naples and is set to have its first units delivered in 2023. To learn more about Altís Santa Barbara, please visit https://altmancos.com/.

 

The Altman Management Company (AMC), a division of The Altman Companies, will now be managing Yard 8 Midtown, a ultraluxe 387-unit building, featuring studios, 1-, 2- and 3-bedroom units. Yard 8 Midtown is located at 2901 NE 1st Avenue on the edge of dynamic Wynwood near the Design District in Midtown Miami, Florida.

“We are so pleased to add Yard 8 Midtown to the list of high-end communities that AMC manages in South Florida,” said Seth Wise, co-CEO of The Altman Companies. “This is a true testament to our third-party management skills and services, and AMC’s ability to not only meet, but exceed the expectations of our clients and the residents of the communities we oversee.”

Designed with an industrial edge, Yard 8 interiors feature open-concept spaces with concrete loft-style ceilings and modern luxury finishes. Extras like chrome fixtures and quartz countertops blend with designer porcelain plank tile help to create a refreshing look. Unit amenities include floor-to-ceiling windows, custom Italian cabinetry, and frameless glass showers. In addition, each apartment-home offers expansive walk-in closets, energy-efficient, stainless-steel appliances, and a full-sized washer and dryer set.

Yard 8 Midtown amenities also include a bistro-inspired clubhouse with a demonstration kitchen that provides a community-building space to retreat and meet neighbors. Residents can utilize the expansive, on-site fitness center, which includes Peloton bikes, a yoga studio and state-of-the-art cardio and weight-training machines. The property also offers a rooftop oasis featuring a resort-style pool surrounded by lush, tropical landscaping and an expansive sundeck with ocean & Biscayne Bay views. The community features approximately 30,000-square feet of ground floor retail within this walkable metropolitan district.

“We are so thrilled to be managing Yard 8 Midtown in Miami,” added Lee Ann Edwards, President of Altman Management Company. “It is an emergent neighborhood, bursting with life, music, art, and culture and we are beyond excited to bring the exceptional living experience that The Altman Companies is known for to the community.”

Yard 8 Midtown is located near the epicenter of the colorful Wynwood neighborhood with access to food, fitness and fun. Residents may explore diverse restaurants and sporting events that are only footsteps away. Additionally, living at Yard 8 Midtown provides the convenience of nearby stores like The Shops at Midtown Miami, offering great retail options such as Nordstrom Rack, Target and more. Yard 8 Midtown also invites residences to partake in their bike-share program to experience the city from a different perspective or take in the sights and sounds with a stroll to any of the countless walkable hot spots. Yard 8 Midtown is infused with the spirit of Wynwood and Midtown Miami, celebrating the local art galleries, culture, trendy boutiques, and eclectic eateries that fuel the local community.

For more information about Yard 8 Midtown, please visit https://www.yard8miami.com/.

The Altman Management Company (AMC), a division of The Altman Companies, is pleased to announce it will now manage Caoba Miami Worldcenter luxury apartments, located within a 27-acre, mixed-use development spanning ten blocks in Downtown Miami. Completed in 2019, Caoba rises 43 stories and includes 444 luxury apartment homes. Caoba, the Spanish word for mahogany, possesses an appropriate balance of fresh indulgence and leisure, providing a living experience that embraces the rich and vibrant textures that surround Miami.

“We are honored and thrilled to add this upscale Miami Highrise to our portfolio of managed communities,” said Seth Wise, co-CEO of The Altman Companies. “With the growing demand for live, work, and play environments in Miami, we look forward to bringing an Exceptional Living Experience to the residents of Caoba Miami Worldcenter that only The Altman Companies can provide.”

Surrounded by all the vitality and convenience that Miami Worldcenter has to offer, Caoba’s 400+ luxury apartment homes redefine urban living through fresh expressions of luxury and leisure. Encompassed by art and culture, Caoba’s luxury studio, one-, two-, and three-bedroom apartment residences range from 511 to 1,272 square feet and leverage their warm and welcoming cues from the design-focused neighborhood. The chef-worthy kitchens at Caoba include quartz countertops, soft-close two-tone cabinets, Daltile backsplashes with mosaic tile, deep sinks with pull-down faucets, and Whirlpool appliances; while the bathrooms at Caoba possess Daltile oversized tiles, built-in cabinets, undermount sinks with Grohe faucets, 5-foot Sterling bathtubs, and Grohe fixtures. Floor-to-ceiling windows, resident controlled heating and cooling systems, USB and keyless entry, oversized matte porcelain tile, and Whirlpool washer/dryer combo are other luxuries offered in each of the living spaces at Caoba. Private balconies are also offered in select apartment homes for residents to take in the Miami city views.

Residents of Caoba enjoy stylish amenities, including a clubroom with a kitchen and oven, a bar and a game room with billiards and foosball tables, a 5,000-square foot fitness center with full sets of weights and cardio equipment, a fifth-floor dog run, resort-style pool with tanning deck and poolside cabanas, BBQ grilling stations, outdoor game lawn, and more. As part of the Miami Worldcenter, Caoba is surrounded by 300,000+ square feet of retail and over 40 Dining, shopping, and entertainment opportunities.

“We are excited to manage Caoba Miami Worldcenter,” said Lee Ann Edwards, President of Altman Management Company. “Caoba Miami Worldcenter is an extraordinary building, and we look forward to bringing the uniquely Altman Exceptional Living Experience to the residents of this luxurious community in Downtown Miami.”

Located at 698 NE 1st Avenue, Caoba is two blocks west of American Airlines Arena and just one block east of the Miami Central train station, home of the Brightline high-speed rail system. By car, Caoba is 10 minutes from Brickell, 15 minutes from South Beach, and 18 minutes from the Miami International Airport. With this urban oasis as their home, residents of Caoba have ample opportunity to live as their heart desires.

For more information on Caoba Miami Worldcenter please visit www.caobamwc.com.

The Altman Companies, a nationally recognized developer, builder and manager of exceptional rental apartment communities, and J.P. Morgan Global Alternatives announced today the groundbreaking of Altís Blue Lake, a 318-unit Luxury Garden Apartment Community in Lake Worth. The investment was provided by the institutional investors advised by J.P. Morgan Global Alternatives.

"We are excited to have J.P. Morgan as our partner on this deal and to begin construction on Altís Blue Lake,” said Joel Altman, Chairman & co-CEO of The Altman Companies. “For over 53 years, The Altman Companies has developed a portfolio of rental communities that have delivered Exceptional Living Experience to our residents in Florida and across the country and we are very proud to begin the development of this upscale, environmentally friendly community in Palm Beach County.”

Altís Blue Lake will redefine the highest living standards through its unparalleled way of bringing residents an “Exceptional Living Experience.” Residents will enjoy exclusive membership to The Club within the community with direct access to a 24/7 fitness center complete with a yoga, spinning & aerobics studio; a Starbucks cybercafé with entree to workspace lounges & a private conference room and a game room. An additional roster of exclusive amenities at the 6,000-square-foot clubhouse will also include a resort-style swimming pool surrounded by pool cabanas, grilling stations, a wellness treatment room which will offer residents the perfect spot to relax and recharge, and a pool pavilion, which will be the perfect place to unwind and soak up the sun.

Altís Blue Lake will offer exceptionally appointed one-, two-, and three-bedroom apartment homes available with private entry, and direct access garage options. Interior features in each home will include spa-inspired bathrooms equipped with dual sink vanities, a spacious soaking tub and clear glass shower enclosures. The spacious floorplan comes complete with quartz countertops, 39” inch cabinets, front loaded washer and dryers, stainless steel and upgraded energy-efficient appliances.

Altís Blue Lake will be a pet-friendly community offering an indoor air-conditioned dog grooming spa where pets can indulge. A multi-purpose trail and a pet park with gated, off-leash area will be available in the community to allow residents to bond and play with their pets. The community will also be equipped with a hobby/craft room and a 24/7 automated package and dry-cleaning pickup station for residents’ convenience. The Class A multi-family community will include 696 parking spaces including direct access garages, as well as a mail kiosk, maintenance building, and trash enclosure. 

Altís Blue Lake will be Florida Green Building Coalition certified and its sustainable initiatives will include 100% energy efficient designer lighting, ENERGY STAR® refrigerator and dishwasher, a high efficiency water heater and sub-metered water stations and car charging stations

Convenience and prime location are high priority within the development plan, allowing easy access in all directions and 25 minutes from one of the largest growing metro areas in South Florida, West Palm Beach. 

“This transaction and the groundbreaking mark another significant development for The Altman Companies as we develop another exceptional Altís community in Palm Beach County,” added Seth Wise, co-CEO of The Altman Companies.  “We are delighted to deliver workforce and market-rate housing with a new standard of luxury, exceptional services, and exclusive amenities, to the Palm Beach area.”

Altís Blue Lake is set to have its first units delivered in 2023. To learn more about Altís Blue Lake, please visit https://altmancos.com

 

 The Altman Companies, a nationally recognized developer, builder and manager of exceptional rental communities, announced today that it has broken ground to develop Altís Grand at Suncoast, a 449-unit upscale Apartment Community in Lutz, a submarket of Tampa, Florida.  Rockpoint Group provided for equity capital and PNC Bank provided the loan. 

 

“Over the past 53 years, The Altman Companies has developed a portfolio of high-end rental communities that have redefined the Exceptional Living Experience in Florida and across the country. We are thrilled to begin development of Altís Grand at Suncoast, an upscale, environmentally friendly community in Northwest Tampa,” said Joel Altman, Chairman & co-CEO of The Altman Companies. 

 

Altís Grand at Suncoast will redefine the highest living standards through its unparalleled way of bringing residents an “Exceptional Living Experience.” Residents will enjoy exclusive membership to The Club, located within the community with a dedicated on-site Activities Director to organize events for residents including daily continental breakfast, Sunday brunch, “Wine Down Wednesdays” and various activities. The roster of exclusive amenities offered by The Club will also include direct access to a 24/7 fitness center complete with yoga, spinning & aerobics studios, a Starbucks cybercafé, multiple co-working lounges, a private conference room and a game room. A wellness treatment room and a resort-style swimming pool surrounded by cabanas, grilling stations, and a lush recreational pavilion provide additional options for residents to relax and recharge.

 

Altís Grand at Suncoast will offer exceptionally appointed one-, two-, and three-bedroom apartment homes accessible by private entry, or air-conditioned hallways served by elevators. Interior features in each home will include spa-inspired bathrooms equipped with dual sink vanities, a spacious soaking tub and clear glass shower enclosures. The spacious floorplans come complete with quartz countertops, 39” inch cabinets, front load washer and dryers, stainless steel and upgraded, energy-efficient appliances.

 

Altís Grand at Suncoast will be a pet-friendly community offering an indoor air-conditioned dog grooming spa, a multi-purpose trail, and a pet park with a gated, off-leash area to allow residents to bond and play with their pets. The community will also be equipped with a hobby/craft room and a 24/7 automated package pickup station for residents’ convenience.

 

Altís Grand at Suncoast will be National Green Building Standard (NGBS) certified and its sustainable initiatives will include 100% energy efficient designer lighting, ENERGY STAR® refrigerators and dishwashers, high efficiency water heaters and sub-metered water stations and electric car charging stations.

 

The prime location of Altis Grand at Suncoast provides easy transportation access in all directions, with both the Suncoast Parkway/S.R. 589 and S.R. 54 providing quick connectivity to major employment destinations, cultural and entertainment centers nearby. The community is also located within a 30-minute drive to the Westshore Office Submarket, comprising over 18 million square feet of office space.

 

“This transaction and the groundbreaking mark another significant development for The Altman Companies as we continue to develop exceptional Altís communities in the Tampa area,” added Seth Wise, co-CEO of The Altman Companies. “We have built five other Altís communities in the market and this is a true testament to our commitment to both the brand and the local area.”

 

Altís Grand at Suncoast is set to have its first units delivered in 2023. To learn more about Altís Grand at Suncoast, please visit https://altmancos.com/.

 

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