Sabbia Beach’s Penthouse D Listed at $6.2 Million Now Under Contract, Achieving Highest Price Per Square Foot in Pompano Beach History


The highest price per square foot in Pompano Beach history was recently attained at Sabbia Beach, the first ultra-luxury oceanfront residential development in the city in nearly a decade. Penthouse D, on the market for $6.2 million, is now under contract at $934 per square foot. Now, the only penthouse remaining at Sabbia Beach is Penthouse B currently listed at $5.9 million.

“It is extraordinary that Penthouse D is under contract for the highest price per square foot in Pompano Beach history,” said Danny Salvatore, a partner in Fernbrook Florida, LLLP, the developer of Sabbia Beach. “This reflects the fact that Sabbia Beach is a truly unique oceanfront development, and one of the last places in South Florida to find new construction directly on the sand, offering an upscale lifestyle.”

The remaining two-story Penthouse B, measuring nearly 5,700 square feet, is exquisitely appointed and beckons with six bedrooms and six and a half bathrooms. Its spacious 950-square-foot terrace provides breathtaking ocean views. In addition to impressive 22-foot ceilings in the main area, Penthouse B boasts all of the lavish features of Sabbia Beach penthouses.

Sabbia Beach is now 65 percent sold. On June 3, Fernbrook Florida, LLLP closed on $45 million construction financing for Sabbia Beach. The financing is provided by Ocean Bank, the largest independent state chartered commercial bank headquartered in Florida. Sabbia Beach is currently under construction with estimated completion in the second quarter of 2018.

With only 68 residences, the 19-story Sabbia Beach is designed by renowned Miami firm Arquitectonica with interiors by award-winning Interiors by Steven G. and tropical landscaping by ArquitectonicaGEO. The general contractor is Verdex Construction whose president is Rex Kirby. Sabbia Beach was designed to blend into its natural surroundings, while offering sweeping views and an infinite sense of space.

In addition to its penthouses, Sabbia Beach offers two-, three- and four-bedroom residences priced from the $900,000s. Each residence features large living areas, with floor-to-ceiling glass, sliders and spacious terraces boasting awe-inspiring views of the ocean, city or Intracoastal. Gourmet kitchens include a chef’s island as well as custom-designed Italian cabinetry, stone countertops, Miele induction cooktop range, Miele wine cooler, and Sub-Zero refrigerator/freezer.

Situated on 200 linear feet of pristine South Florida shoreline, Sabbia Beach features extraordinary resort-style amenities including an exotic, oceanside ultra-contemporary heated pool, state-of-the-art fitness center that overlooks the Atlantic Ocean, spa with massage treatment rooms, and his and hers steam rooms and saunas. The building will feature a 3,600-square-foot multi-purpose social room that will include a bar, kitchen, game and poker tables, and large screen TV. Other amenities include a yoga area and 24-hour valet parking. The interior design of Sabbia Beach’s social spaces, reflecting an organic, luxurious gentle and timeless feel, works in harmony with the building’s organic form.

Sabbia Beach is arising in the midst of a renaissance in Pompano Beach. Emerging is a creative arts district and cultural center, upscale shops and restaurants, a $7 million newly renovated fishing pier, $16 million parking structure, planned Class A office space, boutique hotels, and more, making Pompano Beach a desired spot for those who want to shop, play, work and live on the oceanside.

For more information or to schedule a private preview, please call 954-781-9700 or visit www.SabbiaBeachCondos.com.

About Sabbia Beach

Sabbia Beach is the shared vision of prominent builders who collectively have more than 55 years of experience in creating unique, luxurious, waterfront residential communities across the Western Hemisphere. It is the first ultra-luxury “toes-in-the-sand” oceanfront residential development in Pompano Beach in almost a decade. Offering only 68 luxurious condominiums and extraordinary resort-style amenities, Sabbia Beach, featuring 19 floors, is situated less than a mile north of the Pompano Beach pier, close to high-end oceanfront outdoor shops, live entertainment and fine dining. Sabbia Beach is presented by developers Fernbrook Homes of Ontario, Canada and Grupo Fernandez of Venezuela. Construction is currently underway, with estimated completion scheduled for the second quarter of 2018. Sabbia Beach is located at 730 N Ocean Blvd, Pompano Beach, FL 33062. For more information on Sabbia Beach or to schedule an appointment, please contact 954-781-9700 or visit www.SabbiaBeachCondos.com.

 

BRIO Tuscan Grille Creates a “Moderno” Take on Tuscan Dining! New, Contemporary Menu Presenting Culinary-Forward Dishes & Vibrant Drinks


The new menu, coupled with the time-honored Italian traditions of sharing, good times, and delectable cuisine incorporating the finest and freshest ingredients, will launch on June 28. Among its features: 13 new entrées; enticing small plates for two, three or four people to share; two-course lunch plates; a renewed drink selection; and a chic menu design, all showcasing a new take on spirited Tuscan dining.

While the menu continues to feature many of BRIO’s time-honored favorites, its ample new additions bring an imaginative twist to Tuscan classics, focusing on fresh, chef-inspired ingredients. Low-calorie and gluten-free items are abundant, and guests can request customized entrées to ensure that their cuisine of choice perfectly suits their palate. BRIO’s innovative wine, spirits and beer menu presents a superb offering of whites, reds and bubblies; inspired cocktails; domestic, imported and craft beers; and refreshing spirit-free drinks.

The wide variety of choices on the new menu was created to cater to guests’ individual tastes. BRIO’s two-course lunch plates allow guests to combine a soup or salad with a delicious entrée, while enjoying portion control. In the spirit of sharing, guests can enjoy the dinner menu’s array of small plates, from Mezza Beef Carpaccio to White Bean Dip, created for two, three or four people to experience together.

BRIO’s new menu design is more contemporary and exudes elegant simplicity, while being easier to read.

“By incorporating a creative, modern twist into many of our dishes, continuing to serve our classic favorites, and adding more opportunities for sharing, we are pleased to evolve the guest experience, while staying true to the essence of Tuscan dining,” said BRIO Culinary Director & Chef Alison Peters.  “The new menu continues to embody our philosophy: ‘to eat well, is to live well.’”

BRIO is pleased to present the following new menu items:

Appetizers

  • Brûléed Parmesan Crème
  • Burrata & Ciabatta

Bruschetta

  • Chef’s Seasonal Bruschetta

Seafood

  • Crab Crusted Salmon
  • Shrimp Risotto & Broiled Maine Lobster Tail
  • Jumbo Lump Crab Cakes
  • Pan Roasted Tilapia 

From the Grille — New Grilled Entrees with Inspired Sides

  • Espresso Rubbed Ribeye (16 oz.)
  • Center-Cut Filet Mignon (6 oz. & 8 oz.)
  • Lamb Chops
  • Seasonal Fresh Catch

Sides

  • Fingerling Potatoes BRIO
  • Maple Balsamic Brussels Sprouts
  • Sicilian Cauliflower
  • Yukon Gold Mashed Potatoes
  • Creamed Spinach & Kale
  • White Bean & Escarole Ragout
  • Haricot Vert & Roasted Peppers
  • Roasted Tomato Basil Fettuccine

Chef’s Specialties

  • Balsamic Braised Short Rib
  • Prosciutto Wrapped Pork Tenderloin

Sandwiches

  • Burger Americano
  • Prosciutto & Burrata Sandwich
  • Short Rib & White Cheddar Sandwich

Pasta

  • Roasted Tomato Basil Fettuccine

BRIO’s lunch and dinner menus include grilled-to-order steaks, chops, seafood, made-to-order pastas, flatbreads, entrée salads and more, similar to what one would find in an authentic ristorante in Tuscany. BRIO also offers an ample dessert menu, full wine list and cocktail book, special children’s menu, family-style pans-to-go for off-site catered special events, and online ordering. 

About BRIO Tuscan Grille
BRIO (meaning “lively” or “full of life”) is a “polished casual” restaurant serving authentic, northern Italian cuisine. The subtitle, “Tuscan Grille” is descriptive in the menu that features oven-roasted steaks, chops and seafood, similar to what one would find in an authentic ristorante in Tuscany. BRIO’s philosophy is “to eat well, is to live well;” which is why it only uses the finest and freshest ingredients. BRIO brings the pleasure of the Tuscan country villa to the American city. BRIO is part of Columbus-based BRAVO|BRIO Restaurant Group (BBRG). Founded in 1992, BBRG currently operates more than 100 restaurants including BRAVO! Cucina Italiana, BRIO Tuscan Grille and Bon Vie Bistro. Please visit the website for BRIO locations at www.brioitalian.com and follow the restaurant on Twitter (@brioitalian) and Facebook (facebook.com/brioitalian)

About BRAVO | BRIO Restaurant Group, Inc.

BRAVO | BRIO Restaurant Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: BBRG) is a leading owner and operator of two distinct Italian restaurant brands, BRAVO! Cucina Italiana and BRIO Tuscan Grille. BBRG has positioned its brands as multifaceted culinary destinations that deliver the ambiance, design elements and food quality reminiscent of fine dining restaurants at a value typically offered by casual dining establishments, a combination known as the upscale affordable dining segment. Each of BBRG’s brands provides its guests with a fine dining experience and value by serving affordable cuisine prepared using fresh flavorful ingredients and authentic Italian cooking methods, combined with attentive service in an attractive, lively atmosphere. BBRG strives to be the best Italian restaurant company in America and is focused on providing its guests an excellent dining experience through consistency of execution. For more information, visit www.bbrg.com.

The Brand-New Look of Lively Italian Dining: BRAVO! Cucina Italiana Unveils New, Modern Menu Featuring Foodie-Friendly Dishes and Spirited Drinks


Amazing Italian fare and drinks. Interactive and fun. Premium ingredients woven into classic Italian favorites. BRAVO! Cucina Italiana is evolving and is inviting guests to experience a new menu. From 14 new entrées and an updated drink selection to a modern menu design, BRAVO! has created a whole new look of fun, approachable Italian dining.

After completely revamping its menu, BRAVO! now presents 14 new entrées with a culinary-forward “attitude” — it’s all about fresh, chef-inspired ingredients. With many low-calorie alternatives and gluten-free items, the menu’s healthy yet “delizioso” choices cater to guests’ desires for spectacular Italian food and to request customized entrées. The progressive wine menu offers a delightful selection of whites, reds and bubblies, with suggestions for best pairings.

Lunch can now be completely customizable (with a wide variety of choices), thanks to the new menu’s Lunch Combos, allowing guests to pair a soup or salad with a pasta or flatbread, while enjoying portion control.

Playfully creative, the bar menu features cool cocktails, wines, local craft beers, Bar Bites small plates, as well as Bar Bite Bundles, from which guests can pick two or three of BRAVO!’s mouthwatering small plates and share. BRAVO!’s Tuesday Trio* (any Bar Bite + two drinks), Shake Up Wednesdays (martinis)* and Uncork It Thursdays* (select wines) are special treats with great value.

BRAVO!’s new menu design, featuring BRAVO!’s signature yellow, black and white colors, is cutting-edge, simple and easy to read, and includes a few witty phrases to boot.

“In the spirit of true Italian dining, we have touched every area of our menu to encourage guests to dine, drink and smile while sharing a meal with their friends, family, co-workers, etc.,” said BRAVO! Culinary Director & Chef Brian Harvey. “By adding a creative twist to classic Italian comfort food with new ingredients, new plate presentations and fresh pastas, we have enhanced the overall guest experience.”

BRAVO! is pleased to present the following new menu items:

Appetizers

  • Braised Meatballs with Creamy Polenta
  • Ricotta + Ciabatta (Subject to availability)
  • Eggplant + Zucchini Fritti

Salads

  • Antipasti Salad

Pizza

  • Pizza BRAVO!

Classic Favorites

  • Tomato Basil Linguine
  • Linguine Carbonara
  • Baked Rigatoni Bolognese (Subject to availability)
  • Baked Chicken Parmesan

Pasta

  • Shrimp Scampi Pasta
  • Shrimp & Clam Arrabiatta

Chicken

  • Grilled Chicken with Sun Dried Tomato Goat Cheese
  • Citrus Marinated Chicken (Subject to availability)

Grill

  • Grilled Lamb Chops
  • Braised Pork Marsala (Subject to availability)
  • BRAVO! Ribeye

Happy Hour Plates (available in bar area only)

  • Crispy Fingerling Potatoes
  • Eggplant & Zucchini Fritti
  • Meatballs with Housemade Ricotta

Dessert

  • Cookie Butter Blondie

BRAVO!’s lunch and dinner menus include grilled steaks, chops, and made-to-order pizzas, pastas and house specialties, similar to what is served in an authentic “ristorante” in Italy. BRAVO! also offers a BRAVO! For Weekend Brunch! on Saturdays and Sundays until 3 p.m., an ample dessert menu, full wine list and cocktail book, coffees and coffee drinks, special children’s menu, family-style pans-to-go for off-site catered special events, and online ordering.

*Where legally available.

About BRAVO! Cucina Italiana

BRAVO! Cucina Italiana is a “polished casual” restaurant offering classic Italian food amongst the shadows of Roman ruins. The subtitle “Cucina Italiana” means Italian kitchen, in which all cooking is done in full view of the guest, creating the energy of a live theater. BRAVO’s popular entrees include grilled steaks, chops, and fresh seafood, as well as flatbreads, pizzas and salads, similar to what one would find in an authentic “ristorante” in Italy. BRAVO! is part of Columbus-based BRAVO I BRIO Restaurant Group. Founded in 1992, BRAVO I BRIO Restaurant Group currently operates more than 100 restaurants in 33 states including BRAVO! Cucina Italiana, BRIO Tuscan Grille and Bon Vie Bistro. Please visit BravoItalian.com for a list of locations, and to follow the restaurant on Twitter (@bravo_italian) and Facebook (facebook.com/bravoitalian).

About BRAVO | BRIO Restaurant Group, Inc.

BRAVO | BRIO Restaurant Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: BBRG) is a leading owner and operator of two distinct Italian restaurant brands, BRAVO! Cucina Italiana and BRIO Tuscan Grille. BBRG has positioned its brands as multifaceted culinary destinations that deliver the ambiance, design elements and food quality reminiscent of fine dining restaurants at a value typically offered by casual dining establishments, a combination known as the upscale affordable dining segment. Each of BBRG’s brands provides its guests with a fine dining experience and value by serving affordable cuisine prepared using fresh flavorful ingredients and authentic Italian cooking methods, combined with attentive service in an attractive, lively atmosphere. BBRG strives to be the best Italian restaurant company in America and is focused on providing its guests an excellent dining experience through consistency of execution. For more information, visit www.bbrg.com.