For those seeking luxury urban living in Fort Myers’ historic River District, The Place on First has opened a preview studio and will begin accepting reservations in January 2017. The preview studio is located at 2275 Main St. in Fort Myers, and offers guests a first glimpse of the property’s floor plans.

Located on the corner of First Street and Jackson, The Place on First is the first true mixed-use building to be constructed downtown in a decade. The building is a masterpiece of design, blending historic references with modern elements to meet the demand for a chic urban lifestyle in Southwest Florida.

David Fry, developer of The Place on First, sees the potential of a mixed-use landmark within the Fort Myers River District setting.

“With art, dining and entertainment within walking distance, The Place on First complements the unique balance of urban and historic features known to the downtown Fort Myers area, honing in on the unique city life that is available in this setting,” Fry said. “As the Fort Myers River District continues to grow, as does the demand for buildings that fit into this urban setting. Our goal is to meet this need with The Place on First.”

The Place on First features multiple restaurant and retail destinations, two floors of Class A office space and 16 luxury residences. The building fits right into the downtown landscape, and it is crowned with a ninth-floor Sky Terrace, which is designed for resident enjoyment and special event opportunities. On the Sky Terrace, spectacular river views set the stage for an amazing experience in this luxurious outdoor space.

At The Place on First, a select few homes are available on the building’s private residential floors, levels 5-8, which are accessible by elevator or stairs. Each home includes a covered parking space in the building’s first-floor garage, as well as access to luxury features including the ninth-floor Sky Terrace, a splash pool, grill area, fitness studio, two hotel-style guest suites, bicycle storage, and state-of-the-art entry access. Urban style elements throughout the homes, such as brick accent walls and cove lighting, are a part of the building’s unique design aesthetic. Ranging from 1,285 up to 2,365 square feet in size, floor plans include The Edison, The Heitman, The Jackson and The McGregor, with residences priced from the low $400,000s to the high $800,000s.

The Class A office space, located on the third and fourth floors of The Place on First, is tailored to meet the needs of a variety of businesses and firms. Property highlights include a centralized setting with proximity to local restaurants and retail destinations, prominent visibility and signage opportunities. The first and second floors are home to a variety of restaurant and retail destinations, and a private parking garage for residents.

The historic downtown Fort Myers River District showcases a vibrant city culture, providing residents alluring opportunities to enjoy a host of activities, entertainment and social events. The area is further enhanced by its proximity to shopping and dining that are located within walking distance, establishing an attractive environment for residents and businesses alike. The Place on First is now taking this one step further by providing residents an opportunity to live right where everyone loves to work and play.

To learn more about The Place on First experience, call 239-595-8690 or visit www.theplaceonfirst.com.