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CONSTRUCTION COMMENCES AT MYSTIQUE IN PELICAN BAY

July 17, 2017

Pelican 1 Owner LLC, the developer of Mystique, announced that construction has commenced with the drilling of the auger-cast piles at the ultra-luxury high-rise in Pelican Bay in Naples.

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Mystique Celebrates Groundbreaking

June 8, 2017

Representatives of Pelican 1 Owner, LLC recently celebrated the groundbreaking for Mystique, the newest ultra-luxury high-rise in Pelican Bay.

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Mystique names Miami firm as general contractor

April 23, 2017

With Mystique’s development activities progressing — subsurface preparation for the structural foundation, including clearing and grading, has been completed, and installation of underground infrastructure, including water, sewage, drainage and fire, has been substantially completed in preparation for the driving of the piles — a notice of commencement has been recorded with Collier County.

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Infrastructure and Site Development Underway for Mystique

November 12, 2016

Gulf Bay® Group of Companies (Gulf Bay) announced that infrastructure and site development activities are now underway at Mystique, the new ultra-luxury high-rise in Pelican Bay in North Naples.

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Gulf Bay Group Selects GradyMinor as Civil Engineer for Mystique, the New Pelican Bay Ultra-Luxury High-Rise

April 19, 2016

Gulf Bay® Group of Companies (Gulf Bay) has selected GradyMinor as the civil engineer for Mystique, the new ultraluxury high-rise in the exclusive Pelican Bay community in Naples.

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Historic Downtown Wilmington Named Best Al Fresco Dining Neighborhood

March 22, 2016

5th Avenue South, Greenville Main Street, Vail Village and Larimer Square also winners

‘Tis the season for eating outdoors! USA TODAY 10Best teamed up with a panel of traveling foodies to help nominate 20 streets and neighborhoods across the USA for the title of Best Al Fresco Dining Neighborhood, and for the past four weeks, USA TODAY and 10Best readers have been voting for their favorites.

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Gulf Bay Group selects EDSA as landscape architect for Mystique

February 27, 2016

Gulf Bay Group of Companies has selected Fort Lauderdale-based EDSA as the landscape architect for Mystique, the new ultra-luxury high-rise in the Pelican Bay community in Naples.

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The happiest, healthiest city in the US is...

February 23, 2016

Naples, Florida, and the nearby communities of Marco Island and Immokalee top the Gallup-Healthways State of American Well-Being: 2015 Community Rankings list released on Tuesday. The report measures how residents of 190 U.S. cities feel about their physical health, social ties, financial security, community and sense of purpose.

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BC Architects selected by Gulf Bay as Architect of Record for Mystique

January 16, 2016

Gulf Bay Group of Companies (Gulf Bay) has selected Miami-based BC Architects as the Architect of Record for Mystique, the new ultraluxury high-rise in Pelican Bay in Naples.

The 21-story Mystique will feature 68 estate and four penthouse residences and is located on one of only two remaining developable land parcels in Naples between The Ritz-Carlton, Naples and Port Royal.

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Naples Daily News - Sales center for Mystique in Pelican Bay under construction

November 15, 2015

The Gulf Bay Group of Companies has started construction on the sales center for Mystique, the new ultraluxury highrise in Pelican Bay in Naples.

The 21-story Mystique will feature 68 estate and four penthouse residences on one of only two remaining developable land parcels in Naples between The Ritz-Carlton, Naples and Port Royal.

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Naples on Florida's Paradise Coast Takes First Place in USA Today's 10Best Contest

September 17, 2015

NAPLES, FLA., September 18, 2015 - Participants of USA Today's 10Best Reader's Choice poll have voted Naples, Florida the nation's top "Best Destination for Luxury Travelers." After being selected as a nominee by USA Today's panel of experts, Naples finished first on the list ahead of other luxury destinations including Beverly Hills and Maui.

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USA TODAY 10Best - Naples, Fla. Wins Best Destination for Luxury Travelers

September 09, 2015

Sumptuous spas, five star hotels, stunning settings, Michelin starred restaurants - such is the stuff that luxury travel is made from. We asked USA TODAY 10Best readers to vote for their favorite luxury destinations from a pool of 20 nominees. The ballots have been counted and we have a winner!

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Pelican Bay Post - Gulf Bay Marketing Group announces plans for new ultra-luxury high rise, Mystique

August 01, 2015

Gulf Bay® Group recently announced plans for Mystique, the only ultra-luxury high rise currently under development in Naples and the first in Pelican Bay in more than a decade. The Gulf Bay Group of Companies, founded by Aubrey Ferrao in 1986, has successfully completed 14 luxury properties in the 1.5-mile stretch of Gulf-front land within Pelican Bay.

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BloombergBusiness - These 18 Cities Will See the Most Economic Growth Next Year

June 18, 2015

For the past few years, oil towns have dominated the ranks of the fastest-growing economies in America. Now that the energy boom is fading, a new leader is emerging: Retirement communities in Florida that are buoyed by a surge in baby boomers.

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Gulf Bay - KRE GB Pelican 1, LLC, purchases land in Pelican Bay for $80 million

May 27, 2015

NAPLES, Fla. (May 28, 2015) – A joint venture partnership formed by GBPBDEV I, Inc., a wholly owned affiliate of the Gulf Bay Group of Companies, and KRE Pelican 1 Manager, LLC, an affiliate of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. (“KKR”), a leading global investment firm, has purchased one of only two remaining developable land parcels in Pelican Bay.

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Naples Daily News - Pelican Bay parcel fetches $80M

May 27, 2015

One of the last two remaining developable land parcels in Pelican Bay has been sold for $80 million in cash, and will become a 22-story luxury high-rise called Mystique.

It will sit on four acres with unobstructed Gulf views on Grenadier Boulevard.

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THE WALL STREET JOURNAL - KKR and Gulf Bay Team Up To Develop Prime Site in Naples, Fla.

May 21, 2015

Private equity giant KKR is joining forces with a Florida developer to develop luxury condominium project on a prime site in Naples, Fla.

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