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Work starts on new Marina Residences at Bahamas resort community

Image: The Morris Adjmi-designed West Penthouse

Albany - the luxury resort community jointly owned by Tavistock Group and golfers Tiger Woods and Ernie Els in the Bahamas - has started work on its new Marina Residences.

Three six-storey towers with a total floorspace of 275,000sq ft (25,548sq m) are being built to house the 35 residences, while two of the three buildings will house ground floor offices.

The project has been designed by Morris Adjmi Architects; Gwathmey Siegel Kaufman and Associates Architects; and HKS Architects. All three towers will be completed in 2014.

Albany first opened in 2010 and spans 600 acres (243 hectares) on the south-western end of New Providence. Facilities already include a boutique hotel, a marina and a spa.

The full-service Spa at Albany includes five individual treatment pavilions surrounding an outdoor garden and its services focus on stress relief, anti-ageing and wellness solutions.

Bahamas Prime Minister Perry Christie said: "This important second phase of construction at Albany is a terrific vote of confidence for the Commonwealth of The Bahamas.

Todd Turrell of marine engineering firm Turrell, Hall and Associates added: "The Marina Residences at Albany are a wonderful complement to this already majestic harbour."

Click here for more information about the start of work on the new Marina Residences at Albany and click here for more about Albany.

Image: The Morris Adjmi-designed West Penthouse Albany - the luxury resort community jointly owned by Tavistock Group and golfers Tiger Woods and Ernie Els in the Bahamas - has started work on its new Marina Residences. Three six-storey towers with a total floorspace of 275,000sq ft (25,548sq m) are being built to house the 35 residences, while two of the three buildings will house ground floor offices. The project has
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