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This benchmark progress on Charlotte's newest and only mixed - use project of its kind takes the building's construction to its next phase. Work on the exterior is well underway with the second layer of vapor barrier and framing of the exterior currently in progress. Final finishes of the exterior will be installed as this work is completed. Accent bands, windows, metal panels and granite are scheduled for completion on the exterior throughout the summer months, along with the roof system.
Work on the interior is progressing as planned. Framing of interior walls and roughing of electrical and plumbing of the entire building is currently taking place. All four phases of the building project is being constructed simultaneously under one roof -67 luxury residential condominiums and two penthouse suites, a 172-room Hyatt Place Hotel, ground floor retail and a rooftop restaurant with panoramic views of Uptown Charlotte's skyline. The building project is seeking to achieve LEED Silver certification from the U.S. Green Building Council.
"We are pleased at the progress we have made on this project that will add to the vitality of Center City and to Charlotte," said Bud Balsom, Vice-President of Business Development for Small Brothers.
A new finish package has been also added to the existing options for condominium buyers. "It is a modern package option with a contemporary flair, says Shane McDevitt, principal of real estate firm The McDevitt Agency, representing the developer. "We have several finish options from traditional to modern, depending on your style," continues McDevitt.
The scheduled completion date for the project is second quarter 2013.
Contract documents became available this week and sales are officially underway for SKYE Condominiums.
SKYE SALES CENTER
The permanent Sales Center for SKYE is located at The EpiCentre at 210 East Trade Street. Visitors can easily stop by the street level location to get the latest information on Charlotte's new Uptown mixed used development. Visitors can see a mock-up kitchen and master bath and experience first hand the high level of quality finishes used in this Center City development uniquely designed for full-scale luxury living uptown.
Potential buyers can see renderings of the project, floor plans of the development and the condominiums, finish package options, plus the amenities for the residents located in the exclusive SKYE LOUNGE on the 10th floor. Photos are available at www.TourSKYEcondos.com and www.SKYEpenthouses.com
There are 67 condominiums and two penthouses ranging from approximately 800 to 3,500 square feet. There are one and two bedroom options located on floors 14-18 that have various unique floor plans. All condominiums include designer finishes with wide plank wood flooring, gas ranges, complete stainless steel appliance packages in the kitchens, granite countertops throughout, sleekly designed cabinetry and in-suite washers and dryers. Oversized private terraces are incorporated into the design to maximize the owners' outdoor living with breath taking views from every floor.
Floor 19 is the SKYE CLUB level offering several larger floor plans with individually unique two bedroom/two bath floor plan options ranging from 1,500 to 2,500 square feet. Oversized terraces on SKYE CLUB level maximize views of Uptown Charlotte to extend living space.
There are two penthouses that set atop the highest floors of SKYE with approximately 3,500 square feet of open living area. They feature a two-story great room with full walls of glass, which display panoramic views of Uptown Charlotte. Both have two oversized terraces each offering unmatched views of Charlotte's skyline with ceiling heights to 24 feet.
Residents will have access to controlled parking on floors 4-6, bicycle storage and a limited number of private storage units may be available. Residents will enjoy 24-hour concierge services, Charlotte's only valet parking residence uptown, rooftop pool, access to the rooftop restaurant and SKYE bar, valet laundry service available, valet trash service and resident room service may also be available.
One bedroom SKYE residences are priced starting in the low $200's, 2 bedroom/2 bath SKYE residences are starting in the low $300's, SKYE CLUB residences start in the $600's, and the two SKYE penthouses are approximately slightly over $2 million each depending on the level of finishes.
Exclusive amenities for homeowners will be located in the SKYE Lounge on the 10tth floor. This area includes a private fitness center, billiard/game room, theatre room for viewing movies and sporting events, demonstration kitchen and lounge area with wet bar and Internet access. The SKYE lounge is available to residents only.
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