W Hotel & Residences Fort Lauderdale Beach, Florida

W Hotel and Residences

TRC Worldwide Engineering, Inc. provided structural engineering design, contract administration and threshold inspection services for the 23-story, two-tower 346-room hotel and 171 luxury residences located on a 4-1/2 acre site on Fort Lauderdale Beach. The first six stories of W Fort Lauderdale will include a 1,020-space parking garage, a sixth level pool deck, a destination restaurant, living room lobby, luxurious 10,000 square foot spa and fitness center, retail space, and over 13,000 square foot meeting space including a grand ballroom that will seat 300 guests.

Key Structural Components
200-ton compressive capacity auger-cast concrete piles
Cast-in-place reinforced concrete columns & shearwalls
Reinforced concrete post tensioned slabs
Reinforced concrete masonry unit infill walls
Design Team
Architect: Adache Group Architects
Contractor: Hunt Construction Group
Structural Engineers: TRC Worldwide Engineering, Inc.
New Construction: 1,000,000 GSF
Construction Cost: $225 Million
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