Amrit Ocean Resort & Residences Development Team
Conceived by the visionary developer, WRS Development, LLC, Amrit Ocean Resort & Residences is an inspired collaboration between the world’s leading luxury spa innovators and the renowned Himalayan Institute, recognized worldwide as the foremost authority on holistic health. This globally respected team brings Amrit residents the world’s most ground-breaking, sophisticated mind-body therapies, services, and experiences.
DEVELOPER: WRS DEVELOPMENT, LLC
Headquartered in Palm Beach County, Florida, WRS Development, LLC is an affiliate of a diversified group of companies. With expertise in disciplines including investment management, technology, multi-family residential, mixed-use, and commercial properties, The Group employs over 3,000 team members across North America, the Caribbean, and Asia. The founder and strategic leader, Dilip Barot, has collectively conceptualized, financed, designed, built and successfully managed more than 20 million square feet of real estate across the globe. Mr. Barot has been featured in many national and international publications including Forbes magazine, Robb Report, Mansion Global and The Wall Street Journal. Through Amrit Residences, WRS is introducing a luxurious, oceanfront community with an abundance of amenities and a vision to inspire and assist all owners to find their inner balance of peace and happiness.
Spa & wellness design consultancy: Under A Tree
Under a Tree was born of a desire to deliver world-class wellness experiences that provide transformational experiences within long term profitability. Through their team of industry experts, they deliver stand-out solutions of impact and modern-day relevance. Under a tree’s Principal and CEO, Amy McDonald is a 30+ year health, wellness and sustainability expert who merges the best in resort hospitality and urban healthcare into integrated business models. A widely recognized and sought after innovator in transformational health and wellness programming, she is an expert in merging the best of resort hospitality with functional, integrative medicine into holistic models. Over the last 14 years, working with a diverse blend of seasoned industry experts, Amy leads teams through concept development and execution on an array of projects.
Hydrotherapy Equipment Designer & Manufacturing: ASPA
The bespoke spa and wellness design consultancy creates superior quality projects for the luxury hospitality and wellness sectors, in five continents. Its award-winning portfolio includes projects for Hilton, Sheraton, Accor Hotels, Marriott, Longevity, and Vila Joya. Based in Europe, the consultancy’s team of architects and designers have produced innovative and profitable concepts for hotels, resorts, wellness centers, medical spas, health clubs, and boutique hotels. The evidence-based design practice is committed to helping people to live healthier, longer lives and is passionate about intelligent design and technological innovation.
GENERAL CONTRACTOR: OPTIMAL CONSTRUCTION, LLC
Optimal Construction, LLC started in 2015 as an affiliate of Naimisha Construction who has been in business for more than 25 years. Under the leadership of Phillip Smith as Director of Construction and Alan Barber as Construction Manager, their combined experiences include leading, directing and developing operations including strengthening sub-contractor relationships and delivering a high rate of customer satisfaction. This million-dollar full-service general contractor has constructed over 3,000 new multi-family residential and commercial units across Florida and their services include construction management, project programming, scheduling and estimating.
INTERIOR DESIGNER: BILKEY LLINAS DESIGN
Constantly examining new frontiers, Bilkey LLinas Design’s team of skilled architects and designers strive to produce innovative concepts that appeal due to their unique design philosophy. Bilkey LLinas Design since its inception specializes in high-end hospitality related projects worldwide including hotels, resorts, residences, spas, and convention facilities. The combination of architectural planning skills and forte in interior design has produced a strong international company that offers a vast and varied knowledge of the hospitality industry. Their portfolio includes the interior designs of many prestigious luxury hospitality brands such as Four Seasons, The St. Regis, Ritz Carlton, and Shangri-La.
PRINCIPAL ARCHITECT: S & E ARCHITECTS
With over 20 years of experience, S & E Architects, Inc. is recognized throughout the industry for delivering the highest quality of architectural services to projects. As a joggle joint creates strength by unifying individual stones, Robert (Bob) Schneckenberg and Marvin Estrada united to create S & E Architects, Inc. in 2009 after utilizing their diverse talents under the umbrella of other architectural firms for over 20 years. For 14 of those years, Bob and Marvin worked side by side developing a close, highly efficient and successful working relationship.
LIGHTING DESIGNER: MW HARRIS LIGHTING STUDIO
MW Harris Lighting Studio, LLC is an Architectural Lighting Firm founded in 2013 by Mark W. Harris, a recognized award-winning professional within the architectural lighting design community. As an architectural lighting design studio, MWHL blends the art of theatrical and architectural lighting design with the science of electrical engineering. Melding Mark’s six years’ experience in the professional theatre, five years as an electrical designer, and twenty-three as an architectural lighting designer provides their clients with a rare balance of creativity and practicality.
LANDSCAPE DESIGNER: CADENCE
Owned by Rebecca Bradley and Gage Couch, their impressive portfolio of projects include Aqua Blue Tower in Ft. Lauderdale, South Beach Hotel in Miami, Bahia Beach Resort and Retreat & Spa in Puerto Rico. Their projects incorporate design, science, art, and community and they craft forward-thinking landscape spaces with conscious regard to nature, sun and the environment. Their motivation stems from a shared desire to bring a forward-thinking design to their clients. From crafting spaces and orchestrate experience, their canvas is outdoors. They design with conscious regard for nature, their clients, and community.
SALES AND MARKETING: COMPASS DEVELOPMENT
From project inception to building sellout, Compass Development partners with the world’s most forward-thinking developers and innovative architects through the lifespan of a project. Leveraging tenured expertise and the industry’s most powerful technological resources, we provide strategic advice for record-breaking results. The company offers a comprehensive range of developer services, including research and analysis, planning and design, marketing and sales for luxury real estate. With nationwide representation, Compass Development empowers residential developers with an unparalleled sales footprint in the United States. Licensed as Compass.