Friday, March 11, 2016


CONTINUING our series about new communities in Palm Beach county, investment interest in building new communities in Wellington is alive and well.

Freehold Communities has begun construction on the new master-planned 2000-home Wellington Community named Arden.  Located off Southern Boulevard in Palm Beach County, Arden will include will include 19 miles of trails, a five-acre farm and garden, and a 200-acre lake.  Completion date is estimated later this year.The 10,000 sq ft 2-story clubhouse will have a resort-style pool, outdoor patio, private exercise studio and fitness center, private cabanas, private event space and a coffee and tea bar.  All 2000 homes will back up to a park, greenway or nature trail.  Freehold has an office in West Palm Beach.  The builders have not yet been announced.

The Solara at Wellington, a condominium complex, will have one- to three bedroom configurations.  Just sold, directly north of the Palm Beach Polo & Country Club, the value of apartments is $181,250 per unit.  Rents will start at $1,274 per month. Amenities include a community pool, cyber cafe, fitness center, tennis court, clubhouse, children’s playground and newly built barbecue area.

For the environmentally concerned, the new Quaye at Wellington is a green-oriented apartment community that will be 100% smoke free and will feature smart technologies and keyless entry.  It will be built on 31 acres in the 1000 block of State Road 7 in Wellington, to be completed by October 2016. Three hundred fifty luxury apartments will built to the environmental standards established by the National Green Building Standard.  It will be a Gold Level community.  There will be 33 three-story, garden-style buildings with 104 one-bedroom apartments, 149 two-bedroom townhomes, 75 three-bedroom townhomes and 22 four-bedroom townhomes. The community also will feature a clubhouse and resort style pool.  The community is committed to environmental sustainability through the implementation of the National Green Building Standard ICC 700 Gold Level

Another Quaye is going up in Palm Beach Gardens with 341 rental homes, to be complete in April 2016.  Construction has begun.  There will be one-bedroom modern garden apartments and two- to four- bedroom town homes. 

Contact Marilyn Jacobs (561-302-3388 or for more information and stay tuned for opening dates to peruse the models.

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