The bustling construction activity of the mixed-use Westshore Marina District – visible from the Gandy bridge – has generated a great deal of interest and increased the pace of sales at Marina Pointe, the private enclave on a peninsula in the heart of the district. The 52-acre community’s roads have been paved, landscaped sidewalks line the streets, and luxury apartment homes are nearing completion. A number of shops and restaurants will be announced very soon.The first Marina Pointe building will feature seven townhomes and 113 condominium residences, with a choice of six floor plans ranging from 1,767 square feet to 3,168 square feet, featuring two-, three- and four-bedroom configurations. Eight penthouses will encompass 2,325 to 3,394 square feet in the lower penthouses, and 2,324 to 3,413 square feet for the upper penthouses, priced from $1.7 million.Marina Pointe’s fabulous condominium tower boasts the sleek design of acclaimed Miami architect Kobi Karp – with floor-to-ceiling glass walls and windows, deep terraces and open floor plans designed to maximize water and city views in all residences. Sales Management Company Smith & Associates encourages prospective buyers to visit the Marina Pointe Sales Gallery now, to be able to select the exact floor plans and view choices they want. Plus, for a limited time, BTI is offering pre-construction pricing from the $700,000s. Groundbreaking will take place by the end of the year, with completion expected in 18 to 22 months.Floor plans reveal gourmet kitchens with Sub-Zero and Wolf appliances and European-style cabinetry, plus inviting social areas, with a range of elegant finishes and appointments throughout. Owner’s suites double as spa-like retreats – with soaking tubs, premium fixtures and walk-in closets. Owners will also enjoy premier building amenities – including front desk concierge services, a dedicated Residents Pointe Club, a pool and more."No other privately built development in the Tampa Bay area will feature such a dynamic combination of waterfront residences with contemporary amenities – with convenient access to both St. Petersburg and Tampa," said Director of Development for BTI, Beck Daniel. Residents will be able to kayak, stand-up paddleboard, and hop on their boat just outside their front door or walk to dockside restaurants for dinner, go shopping, jog on trails and more.Marina Pointe will also be home to the Bay area’s largest yacht basin, with 200 boat slips ranging from 40 feet to 100 feet to accommodate yachts up to 100 feet. The new $10 million, full-service marina will provide unobstructed deep water access to Tampa Bay and the Gulf; plans also include a water taxi.Marina Pointe’s thriving waterfront offers an enviable lifestyle unlike any other in the Tampa area – an incomparable mix of exclusive, maintenance-free living surrounded by spectacular water and city views in a vibrant South Tampa location.Now Accepting Contracts! Visit the sales gallery for more information: 4900 Bridge St, Tampa, FL 33611, managed by Tampa’s Smith & Associates. Hours: Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. until 6 p.m., and Sunday, noon until 5 p.m.; or call (813) 421-9148 or visit MarinaPointe.com.