HOSPITALITY

Ritz-Carlton Hotel / Condominium Resort Key Biscayne, Florida

Ritz-Carlton Hotel / Condominium Resort

TRC Worldwide Engineering, Inc. provided structural engineering design and contract administration services on this thirteen-story, 490,000 square foot, 402-room twin tower luxury hotel / condominium resort. The 12-acre site features two restaurants overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, two heated pools, palm gardens, and an 11-court championship tennis complex. Auxiliary attached buildings include a 20,000 square foot ocean-view spa, a 145,000 square foot parking structure, and over 20,000 square feet of meeting space, including a 10,000 square foot ballroom.

Key Structural Components
Auger-cast concrete piles
Cast-in-place reinforced concrete columns & shearwalls
Post tensioned concrete slabs
Reinforced concrete masonry unit infill walls
 
Design Team
Architect Team: Glover Smith Bode, Inc. / Nichols Brosch Sandoval & Associates
Structural Engineers: TRC Worldwide Engineering, Inc.
New Construction: 650,000 GSF
Construction Cost: $65 Million
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