The Developer

Denny Madden

JB Development of Sarasota LLC

JB Develpoment of Sarasota is a Florida Company managed by Denny Madden. As an architect and engineer himself, Mr. Madden brings a wealth of architectural and design experience to this project. This project is more than an investment for the Madden family, it is a transformation of a previous home. The property of 89 Beach has been owned by the family for over 40 years, and 89 Beach represents a dream that started long ago to replace an old World War 2 era building with a modern, and befitting centerpiece for Sunset Point.

The Architect

Mark Sultana

DSDG Architects

Mark Sultana, the founder of DSDG, is one of Sarasota’s most celebrated architects. Artfully uniting form and function, as well as work and play, Sultana and his team have collaborated to make 89 Beach a truly special and reimagined beach house destination. He has served as president of the Gulf Coast Chapter of the American Institute of Architects and is an active member in the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards and Florida Green Building Coalition.

The Interior Designer

April White

DSDG Architects

A native Floridian April moved to the Sarasota area 10 years ago. April has her Bachelors of Arts degree from the prestigious Ringling College of Art and Design were she majored in interior design and minored in Business. April has been with DSDG since 2013. She handles everything from construction documents, 3D modeling, display boards, furniture, finishes, and accessories. April brings a personal touch to the design process ensuring that each residence at 89 Beach can the unique reflection of each individual owner.


Gates Construction

The Builder

GATES was founded in 1993 as Southwest Florida began to come of age. As this new frontier was born so did a demand for high quality construction in virtually every market sector: commercial, multi-family, residential, retail, hospitality, industrial, institutional, healthcare and country club lifestyle projects. GATES was at the forefront as a general contracting and construction management firm, and quickly gained a reputation for quality construction and exceeding clients’ expectations. Through strategic planning and a team of highly experienced construction professionals, GATES has emerged from humble beginnings and is recognized today as one of the area’s leading construction firms. Current projects similar to 89 Beach are 7 One One Palm, The Strand, and the recently completed Q, all located in and near Downtown Sarasota.

Sales Team

Drew Russell

Michael Saunders & Company

Drew Russell learned to swim on the shores of Siesta Key and grew up in Sarasota. A perennial top-producing Sarasota Realtor, and Broker-Associate at Michael Saunders, Drew brings creativity, vision and precision to the sales process. With a client-centered approach and an eye on the details, Drew is a proven pro at uniting exceptional people and properties. Michael Saunders & Company is the exclusive representative of 89 Beach.

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Persimmon Creative

Sarasota-based branding and web agency composed by an energetic group of designers and code geeks who thrive on helping their clients create a unique identity that stands out in this crowded world. Their compelling and intelligent designs propel brands in a strategic direction that communicates messages in the most extraordinary way.