Phase 2 of $8M refit of Key Biscayne Sonesta under way

KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. -- The second phase of the Sonesta Beach Resort's $8 million renovation is well under way.

A redesigned lobby with new furniture will be completed this month, and an expanded health spa, fitness center and beauty salon complex will be moved to the lobby level, with completion anticipated by early December.

In other news, construction began July 14 on the 362-room Ocean Grande Resort Hotel & Condominiums in Sunny Isles, north of Miami Beach.

As previously announced, Sonesta International Hotels agreed to manage the property when it is completed in April 2002.

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