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 |  Nov 22 2011, 4:00 PM

 

The latest trend in luxury living is brought to you by Porsche Design Group. The Porsche Design Tower in Miami is the first condominium complex that comes outfitted with elevators that take residents and their cars right to their units.

Set in Sunny Isles Beach, the $560 million condo tower is a collaboration between Porsche Design Group and developer Gil Dezer. The 57-story tower will occupy 2.2 acres and feature 132 units, each with its own parking pad within the unit. The development will come with three robotic car elevators that will take owners and their cars right to their pads, so they won’t have to get out of their car until they are in front of their unit. Once the car is parked, residents will be able to see their car through their living room window.

The elevators employ a robotic arm that works like an automatic plank. It places the car on the elevator and delievers the resident and their car to the appointed floor, where the arm parks the car and delivers the resident to their unit. “What this is really doing is taking two technologies that have existed for centuries and putting them together,” said Gil Dezer, president of Dezer Properties. “It’s taking the robotic arm and it’s putting it in an elevator.”

If you’re interested in buying into this condo development, units range from 3,800 to 9,500 square feet and are expected to cost up to $9 million.

[Source: The Miami Herald]