The Bridges; Captures Delray’s Luxury Lifestyle

The Palazzo highlights the Empire Collection and lists at $1.6 million

The Palazzo highlights the Empire Collection and lists at $1.6 million

GL Homes has come a long way from its humble beginnings in 1976.

Today, GL Homes is the 13th largest private homebuilder in the United States. That’s a ranking based on the measure that counts the most: sales. And the bottom line is GL Homes has carved out a reputation among home buyers for sustained excellence.

GL’s reputation is such, that when it announces a new project there’s immediate interest and buzz, especially among those who own or have owned a home in a GL community.

GL Homes’ new community “The Bridges” ( )  has sparked a lot of word of mouth publicity. Located less than a mile from the new Delray Marketplace, a retail and entertainment center, The Bridges is a high-end luxury product that has earned rave reviews from those who have toured the models.

“It’s absolutely magnificent,” says Fran Goldman, who lives in a GL community in Lake Worth. “They’ve reached a whole new level.”

The Bridges features 21 distinct home designs ranging in size from 2,450 square feet to over 7,506 air conditioned square feet with one- and two-story plans. Luxury features include granite kitchen countertops, Moen sinks, marble bathroom countertops and too many amenities to mention.

In typical fashion, The Bridges includes outstanding community features such as a 17,000 square foot clubhouse, with a large social hall, catering kitchen, yoga studio and fully equipped fitness studio.

The clubhouse will also offer a card salon with poker tables, a gaming room and a children’s center. The poolside bistro will give residents a casual place to grab a snack while enjoying the great outdoors. The resort-style swimming pool and spa will be surrounded by a spacious pool deck and shade cabanas. Children who live at The Bridges will be able to enjoy an aqua lot, wading pool and shaded playground adjacent to a large party pavilion.

Tennis enthusiasts can play in a league, take lessons or just catch a match with friends on The Bridges six Har-Tru courts and One Hard Court, lighted for night play. The lifestyle complex has a Tennis Pro Shop, shaded courtside pavilions and a spectator viewing area.

Prices range from $595,900 to $1,602,900.

The facts:

Office Hours: Open daily 10am – 6pm

Address: 16850 Lyons Road, Delray Beach, FL 33446

Directions: Turnpike or I-95 to Glades Road/Boca Raton. Go west to Lyons Road. Head north on Lyons Road past Clint Moore Road. The Bridges will be on your right.

Phone: (561) 509-5400


Saturnia: A Residential Success Story In West Boca

Saturnia in West Boca

Saturnia in West Boca

Truly one of the residential community success stories of west Boca Raton, Saturnia ( continues to be one of the preferred destinations for families seeking a South Florida lifestyle.

Developed in the late 1990s by G.L. Homes, Saturnia features 400 Mediterranean-style single family homes with up to 6,000 square feet. The guard-gated community also boasts an elegant clubhouse with resort-style pool, deck space, and a full-service fitness center.

Large lakes wind through the community, creating a peaceful environment. In addition, Eagles Landing Middle School and Sunrise Park Elementary School are just outside the main gate, within easy walking distance. It is located on the west side of Coral Ridge Drive, south of Yamato Road, and west of State Road 7.

Prices range from the $400,000s to over $1 million.