A National Debut with a Worldly Spirit of Excellence

In keeping with the visionary spirit of this artful, elegant locale, TREPP Developments selected Sarasota for its national debut. Assembling a celebrated team of industry-leading professionals, this world-renowned developer is bringing Sarasota its first chic residences and boutique hotel.
Rodrigo Trepp Birnbaum leads the Trepp Developments team with a profound passion for luxury living and a visionary international flair. Known for his decades of achievement in creating unparalleled luxury condominium residences, hotels and retail environments in Bolivia, Rodrigo brings his artisan excellence and worldly sensibilities to capture the tropical beauty and cultural sophistication of downtown Sarasota in an unexpected expression of modern urban living.

As CEO of Nassau Investments and the financial partner for SOTA, Michael Ealy has established a reputation for developing a multitude of successful real estate projects around the nation. Over an extensive 20-year period, Mr. Ealy has applied his knowledge of property and asset management to negotiate hundreds of successful real estate transactions. He has a real estate portfolio of $200 million inclusive of hotels, apartments, industrial and developments. Michael Ealy is also the author of “FROM BROKE TO MILLIONS.”

SOTA embodies the compelling interior design sensibilities of international firm Andre Kikoski Architect, adding to a portfolio recognized with more than 70 worldwide design awards for its cultural, residential, hospitality and retail projects. A frequent lecturer around the world, founder and Principal Andre Kikoski, AIA received his Master’s degree in Architecture at Harvard University. Grounded by enduring architectural principles and driven by innovation, the firm’s mission is to create transformative design for clients including The Guggenheim Museum, The Related Companies and The Kohler Companies.

The Hoyt Architects team integrates multiple design approaches, with architecture, visualization, creative and tech development all under one roof, to design spaces that connect to their distinctive surroundings. The studio employs an immersive design process of interactive models that helps the team make more informed design decisions and respond seamlessly to a wide range of criteria, feedback and design aesthetics. Hoyt Architects founding Principal Gary Hoyt and managing partner Chris Gallagher each have more than 30 years’ experience in the industry, continually inspired by their Sarasota community having helped define the city skyline for decades.

Since its inception, Michael Saunders & Company has been a catalyst for the growth and appeal of Florida’s Gulf Coast, with roots entwined in Tampa Bay and throughout the state of Florida. As the exclusive listing agent for SOTA, Michael Saunders’ network of real estate services provides agents with extensive project insights and practical solutions for their clients at every step of the homebuying process.

Founded in 1998, KAST Construction has built many of the Sarasota area’s most respected condominium addresses. The firm is headquartered in West Palm Beach and has developed billions of dollars in completed projects including over 8,192 multifamily units, 4,782 condominium residences and 8,500 hotel keys. KAST leverages unequalled experience, expertise and resources in providing a full complement of services including design-build, pre-construction and construction services.

An upscale new property to enhance the portfolio of Tapestry Collection by Hilton, SOTA embodies the essence of a worldly boutique hotel with an intimate, serviced sensibility. Commonwealth Hotels will manage a 120-room Hilton hotel as an extension of SOTA Residences, including an elevated fifth-floor lobby staffed 24/7, valet service, meeting and conference rooms, and catering and dining services. Founded in 1986, Commonwealth Hotels provides elite hotel management services with a reputation for superior financial results, currently managing 47 properties, with 5,700 rooms across 14 states.

For over 30 years, United Landmark Associates has guided clients to positions of market leadership with a unique combination of strategic insight and innovation. ULA has designed strategies for nearly every category of real estate development, from boutique residential resorts to some of the largest master-planned communities and condominium residences in Florida and the United States.