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 9, 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 1, 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

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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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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