LAWYER Dan Marino is placing on a developer’s hat beside the seashore at Tugun, however a a lot smaller one than his spouse Stephanie.
The couple is poised to launch eight top-shelf flats adjoining to the Tugun surf membership in a boutique mission known as Lusso.
Mr Marino, an owner-partner Bundall-based Hickey Legal professionals, mentioned he can be taking part in a ‘again seat’ position within the enterprise.
“Steph has a growth business background and he or she’ll be the day-to-day ‘captain’ as Lusso progresses.
“When constructing begins, I’ll be wanting to get nightly stories from her.”
Mrs Marino is the daughter of long-time Gold Coast developer John Fish, former joint proprietor of the Hope Island resort.
Lusso, which can look throughout a park to the ocean, is being undertaken on a 910 sqm web site at 32-34 O’Connor St, purchased 5 years in the past with three properties on it.
Mr Marino mentioned the flats can be priced from the $2 million mark by way of to low $3 million determine and vary from 227 sqm to 300 sqm.
He mentioned the couple had supposed to undertake the mission just a few years down the monitor when kids Finn, Marlen and Frankie had been slightly older.
“Given the power of the excessive finish of the boutique market, we’ve determined to launch early.”
The property lawyer mentioned the Lusso identify – an Italian phrase for luxurious – was chosen for the mission as a result of Italy had a particular place within the hearts of he and his spouse.
They had been married at a luxurious clifftop resort at Ravello on the Amalfi coast in 2018.
Mr Marino, whose household has an Italian heritage, mentioned Lusso would have European influences, comparable to white partitions and railings and a inexperienced wall.
Lusso, designed by Plus Structure, can have two three-bedroom flats, every with a pool, on the bottom ground, and 6 with 4 bedrooms, with all properties having parking for 2 automobiles.
The 2 penthouses will every have a rooftop eating and lounge space, with a plunge pool, overlooking the ocean and different residents can have a communal space on the western finish of the roof.