Two-thirds of Clearwater voters decided to vote “Yes” on a Nov. 8 referendum to allow the sale of two parcels to bring apartments, a hotel and retail apace to the waterfront Bluff properties adjacent to Coachmen Park.
On the Harborview site, the group envisions a 13-story, 158-room hotel with 15,000 square feet of retail and restaurant space, a conference center, a rooftop bar and pool, and 163 below-ground parking spaces.
The City Hall property would see two 27-story towers with 600 apartments, 25,000 square feet of retail and restaurant space, and 600 below-ground parking spaces.
Terms and details may still yet change, though. The developers must submit a final site plan to the city, secure financing and close on the sale by Dec. 31, 2024, according to the development agreement.
Coachman Park is currently being renovated in an $84 million project called Imagine Clearwater. The 22-acre park will be finished and will include new 4,000-seat covered amphitheater, an expansive park and recreational spaces, a gateway plaza and bluff walk. To see live web cams of the progress on the Imagine Clearwater Project, visit www.myclearwater.com/residents/imagine-clearwater-new
The Current Bluff Properties Proposal in Photos
Photos courtesy of Behar Peteranecz Architecture
For more information on Imagine Clearwater visit www.myclearwater.com/residents/imagine-clearwater-new.