Filled with an exciting array of things to do, see and experience, just like its mantra, the Fort Myers River District is “always happening”. This vibrant area sits right on the Caloosahatchee River, beckoning area residents and tourists alike with its vibrancy and appeal.
Waterfront luxury is on the rise in Fort Myers, where a new residential high-rise will soon grace the area. The 22-story towers of Prima Luce are going up in Downtown Fort Myers, marking the first such building of its kind in years.
While a true Fort Myers icon, the Edison Theatre is perhaps a lesser-known area landmark. Confusion even surrounds when the theater was built. While some claim it happened in the early 1920s, others put its start a couple of decades later, making it perhaps one of the River District’s younger structures.
For views, location and more, you cannot go wrong with the luxury high-rise development of High Point Place. Overlooking the downtown waterfront, the 32-story high-rise gives a bird’s eye view of the Downtown Fort Myers River District, with an array of options in upscale dining and entertainment easily with reach.
Site work is well underway for the first new residential high-rise in Downtown Fort Myers in years. Recently, the developer of Prima Luce unveiled details about the project, with plans for dual towers, each standing 22-stories high.
Offering up an exciting collection of studio-, one-, two- and three-bedroom designs, Prima Luce presents an array of options for new condo buyers in Fort Myers. The downtown development serves up sensational Caloosahatchee River views from each of its residences, with seven exceptional designs in floor plans to choose from.
After three-decades of work, the Fort Myers Community Redevelopment Agency has greatly expanded its footprint in the city. Back in the 1980s, the Agency began as a way to redevelop a handful of blighted areas of the city in need of revitalization. That’s grown now to numerous new redevelopment districts within the City of Fort Myers.
A new Downtown Fort Myers hotel is officially underway, as crews recently ceremoniously broke ground on the Luminary Hotel & Co. The brand new, 12-story hotel is going up on the riverfront, bringing with it more than 240 hotel rooms, a fourth level swimming pool overlooking the Caloosahatchee River and ground level shops.
Now one of the most exciting destinations in Fort Myers, the downtown area is alive with a renewed and reimagined energy and vibrancy, popular with locals and tourists, alike. Lured by a setting alongside the Caloosahatchee River, the River District has recently emerged as one of the most enticing destinations in the entire city, a place that developers continue to eye for the future.
With your choice of five distinct floor plans, The Place on First supplies the exclusivity of a small condo development, with the upscale features designed to attract buyers. This high-end, mixed-use building sits at Jackson and First Street
A new hotel is coming to the Fort Myers River District, this one taking cues from the community’s residents and history. Inspired by former Fort Myers area residents and innovators such as Thomas Edison, the new hotel is coined the Luminary Hotel, a name aimed at respectfully paying tribute to the future hotel’s location and the area’s surrounding heritage.
The beautiful weather and sensational beaches aren’t the only drivers when it comes to living in and visiting Fort Myers. There’s plenty to celebrate artistically, in fact some view the arts as having a major economic influence on the area.