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Global opportunity - Antares, Barcelona

At the point where the city of Barcelona’s longest avenue reaches the Mediterranean Sea lies a modern and distinctive district, home to the largest international community in the city, and now a brand-new residential development that promises to combine the very best elements of living in the capital of Spain’s Catalonia region. Benefitting from a prime beach front location and unbeatable sea views, Antares has been brought to life by French visionary architect Odile Decq, whose “design embraces the city” according to Laurel Polleys, Director at Shaftesbury Asset Management Group – the developers behind Antares.

Visually, the development resembles a contemporary art installation: 89 residences that seem to expand upwards into the sky with striking fluidity. Offering one, two, three and four bedroom apartments, duplexes and penthouses, each with a private terrace that offers panoramic views of the ocean. Space, light and thoughtful design define this development.

Philippe Camus, CEO at Shaftesbury Asset Management Group explains the context behind Antares: “In Barcelona, we saw the potential to create a luxury residential development with a distinctive design, in a city where the buildings adhered to older design aesthetics with low rise structures that had a very traditional look and feel. There were very few high-end properties that offered a luxury living experience, from spacious floorplans to a thoughtful amenities programme. We wanted to create a unique building that celebrated its location, alongside the ocean, and provided ample outdoor space. It’s also in close proximity to offices, tech centres, shopping areas and some of the world’s most celebrated restaurants, meaning residents can truly enjoy all the neighbourhood has to offer.”

Antares features a 24-hour concierge, security and private parking, a biophilic design-lead wellness areas, indoor pool, jacuzzi, steam, spa and treatment rooms, state-of-the-art yoga pod, infinity rooftop pool with 360 city and sea views, landscaped gardens and cinema. It will also feature a restaurant open to the public and overseen by star chef Romain Fornell called Grand Café Rouge. Located in the base of Antares, the 200-seat restaurant will serve chic food inspired by Spanish culture and featuring local produce. In keeping with the rest of the development, the restaurant is also designed by Decq.

While Barcelona is redesigning its global image as a city with a strong and sustainable vision for the future, Antares is a manifestation of these ideas – demonstrating both radical thought and characteristic flare.

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Antares is a development of 1-4 bedroom residencies offering iconic Luxury Living in Cosmopolitan Barcelona. Please contact for more information.

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