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The Gale Residences Fort Lauderdale Beach

Posted on August 21, 2017 in Luxury

THe Gale Residences

The Gale Boutique Hotel and Residences Fort Lauderdale

The Gale Boutique Hotel and Residences is a unique master piece located at 2900 Riomar Street in Fort Lauderdale, Florida offered condominium and hotel rooms for sale with all modern facilities for its residents. This 12- story luxurious boutique hotel complex is just a step away from Fort Lauderdale North Beach Village which is historically famous for mid-century hotels like Escape Hotel. Now, this historic hotel has renovated by Newgard Development and architect Garcia Stromberg as Gale Boutique Hotel and Residences with 128 condominiums and 96 other hotel suites facilities. You can enjoy the view of the ocean from the suites and at the same time Intracoastal beauty as well. Gale Hotel and Residences offer exclusive retail shop and multi cuisine restaurants from the street level complex. Also offer an exclusive residence club for various events, extraordinary concierge services, wide rooftop sky deck, well-equipped fitness center and a couple of swimming pools. Builders were also committed to deliver the best interior to this land mark project.

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Gale hotel was first built in 1948 under the name Escape Hotel. It was the first ever build a bona fide resort in the center of Fort Lauderdale Beach. Some of the great features like well-groomed tennis courts, Olympic standard size swimming pool, exotic dining facilities, pitch-and-putt style golf course all made this hotel a favorite destination for the American tourists. Sooner it has seen the other apartments and small resorts were filling up the neighborhood blocks with mid-century style distinctive architectural models. Realizing the historic value of this property, the builder has done all to protect the core portion of the village. They took the beachfront properties to make a way for building the luxurious hotel complex. This half a century old hotel got a new look and ultimately brought back the glory of life surrounding Fort Lauderdale Beach. Additionally, it came up with a gorgeous new 12 story condominium tower featuring with 128 modern designed residential suites to enhance the idyllic lifestyle.

All the hotel suites and condominiums are ready to deliver with the best accommodation facilities with exclusive designer fixtures and cabinetry, fully-finished gourmet kitchens cabinets, spa-style master bathrooms, fully customized flooring and spacious walk-in closets. Each condominium equipped with high-class materials top to bottom.  You can see all windows and doors are built with floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors and also include a large balcony space for each of the condominium.

The developer has brought back the Mid-century architectural design into this Gale Boutique Hotel & Residences Beach condominium. Fort Lauderdale is the witness of seeing how historical Escape Hotel has reborn as Gale Boutique Hotel & Residences, one of the best architectural examples of this area. The development worked including 128 luxury condominium and 96 hotel suites have been completed in Winter/Spring 2017.  A top quality renovation with classic interiors design, stylish sleek furnishings stuff, and premium amenities was taken place. Amenities like Meditation Area, Electric Bicycles, Common Area Wi-Fi, Electric Vehicle Charging Stations, Outdoor Fitness Area, Multi cuisine Restaurants, swimming pool etc are there to serve 24/7.

Gale Fort Lauderdale luxury condominium and hotel suites are only 5 minutes away from south beach and the Atlantic Ocean. All residents will enjoy 24-hour welcome desk, 24-hours valet and secured parking facilities, and premium concierge service.

Electric Fireplaces can Make any room look great

Posted on August 20, 2017 in home decor


An Electric Fireplace Can Add Wonderful Ambiance To Any Room

An electric fireplace is simply an electric heater that has the ability to mimics the look and function of a fireplace that burns wood, coal or natural gas. People often place electric fireplaces inside of conventional fireplaces. Electric fireplaces plug into a wall socket and can be used on two different settings, either ‘flame only’ or as a heater. They can generally be used to heat a room of up to 400 square feet in size. Invented in 1912, it wasn’t until the 1950s that electric heaters became popular. The technique to create the ‘flame effect’ has been available since about 1981.

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Electric fireplaces that create an effect that looks like a real wood burning flame first appeared in about 1995. In 2008 units that simulate both flames as well as smoke began being offered. Units with realistic looking flickering flames, three dimensional LED logs and the sound of crackling logs began to appear in 2013. Electric fireplaces offer some advantages over traditional fireplaces. They are portable, don’t require chimneys, are easy to install, require very little maintenance and are more economical, safer and more convenient to use than gas or wood burning fireplaces.


An electric fireplace can create a wonderful atmosphere without much work. They offer an excellent alternative to traditional fireplaces. The electrical systems come in a variety of styles. However, most use mylar, mirrors and LED lights in order to look like a flame. They are sometimes combined with fake fireplace logs made of rock, wood or metal. Most simply need a power outlet. This makes them ideal for high-rise apartments, condos and other places where it isn’t possible to install a traditional fireplace. Luxury Condos are using electric fireplaces more and more. Plus they don’t emit any harmful fumes or require venting.


Many people also like electric fireplaces because they don’t use combustible fuels, don’t corrode, and their parts degrade very slowly, so they can last for many years without needing maintenance or repairs. Most people can install them without the help of professionals unless the fireplaces are part of an elaborate display that requires the work of a carpenter or an electrician to take care of the details. Some choose electric fireplaces which don’t provide much heat and are simply for decoration. Those units emit about 5,000 BTUs or less and won’t give off much light either. However, they cost less than $2,00 for 8 hours of operation.


If you are looking for a unique decorative element there are a wide variety of shapes and sizes of electric fireplaces from which you can choose. There are sleek modern designs as well as wood-look models. Some of them can be built in while others are hung from a wall or placed inside a cabinet. For many electrical fireplaces create as much charm as a brick fireplace mantel and they can be the perfect place to display family photos. The electrical fireplaces have become so popular not only are they found at specialty hearth retailers, but big-box stores carry them as well at very affordable prices.