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BL Harbert Announces Groundbreaking of Luxury Condominiums, Portico at Perdido

BL Harbert International, in conjunction with Portico LLC, Birmingham-based developer Ron Durham, Better Homes and Garden Real Estate | Main Street Properties are scheduled to host a ceremonial groundbreaking for the Portico at Perdido on Friday, May 21 at 10:30 a.m.

To honor this important milestone, a celebratory reception will be held immediately following. Press welcome.

Once completed, Portico at Perdido will be home to 27 exclusive and expansive beachfront boutique condominium residences on 195 feet of low-density beachfront. With wide floor-plans and spacious outdoor living spaces, Portico at Perdido boasts the privacy/luxury of uncrowded beaches, stunning vistas and impressive amenities. Situated between Pensacola, Fla., and Orange Beach, Ala., Perdido Key will showcase extraordinary views of the Gulf, local seafood, golf courses and numerous water activities. Each of the beachfront residences offers floor plans that range from 2,469 square feet to 3,049 square feet.

“We’re extremely excited to be building in the Perdido Key community,” said Johnny Garlington, U.S. Group President of BL Harbert International. “Portico’s first-class amenities and modern conveniences will immediately make it the area’s premier community.”
“This will be a development of unsurpassed beauty and elegance. Our goal is to have 27 owners who are so proud of their new homes as they enjoy one of nature’s loveliest seaside vistas,” explained Jim Rein, Manager of Portico, LLC.
“Portico at Perdido is the third major project undertaken by the Harbert/Durham team on Perdido Key,” added Ron Durham, developer.“Portico at Perdido joins Palacio and LaPlaya among an elite list of condominium addresses previously developed on the Key.”
Residents of Portico at Perdido will enjoy lavish bespoke amenities including low-density beachfront, gulf-front infinity style pool with stunning views, covered poolside lounge area, gulf-front heated indoor pool, gulf-front fitness center, owner storage at beach level for convenience, expansive outdoor terraces, secure parking and building entry, and much more.
Construction of Portico at Perdido is slated for completion in December 2022.

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BL Harbert International, LLC is a privately-owned construction company with U.S. and International operations providing preconstruction, construction, design-build, and construction management services. BL Harbert is currently building across the U.S. and in 15 countries around the world. The company is nationally ranked based on annual revenues of over $1 billion.


Portico, LLC is a partnership of major Birmingham business leaders who have an eye for first-class developments.

Durham has been involved in the management and development of major real estate projects, including resort residential housing along the Gulf Coast, for over 40 years.

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