Crane’s BeachHouse Hotel & Tiki Bar to Transform Four Suites into Luxury Villas


Cathy Balestriere, general manager of Crane’s BeachHouse Hotel & Tiki Bar, today announced that the popular, Key West-style boutique hotel will be dramatically transforming four suites into high tech luxury villas. The half-million dollar renovation will start in July and will be completed this fall. “Crane’s BeachHouse Hotel is proud to partner with Carrie Leigh Designs, a full service licensed interior design firm based in Delray Beach. This dramatic conversion of four suites into four dazzling luxury villas will be the first phase of a major multi-year remodeling project that will strengthen and solidify our brand as the coolest place to stay in Delray Beach,” said Ms. Balestriere. “I am particularly pleased that both the architectural firm and the construction company behind the Crane’s BeachHouse renovation are also based right here in Delray Beach,” she added. “The architect is Francisco Pérez-Azúa of Perez Design LLC and construction is being managed by Bill Branning of BSA Corporation.” Founded in 2005, Carrie Leigh Designs, Inc. handles top quality design projects throughout Florida and around the country. The firm is led by award winning Design Director and President Carrie L. Bollella, who ensures every project reflects the highest level of style, comfort and functionality. The firm has a comprehensive understanding of a variety of Design Forums. From Hospitality, Commercial and Residential Design every project is customer service oriented with a unique one of a kind design. Carrie Leigh Designs, Inc.’s experience and creativity allow clients to have complete confidence in their design direction. Attention to detail from conceptual design through construction provides an extraordinary level of service to its clients. For more information, please visit www. Since 1991, BSA Corporation has been constructing quality projects for leading businesses, individuals, and organizations throughout South Florida and beyond. Using proven management processes developed over the last twenty years, we deliver superior service and personal attention that results in high customer satisfaction, long-term client relationships, and award winning buildings. For more information, please visit Since 1996, Perez Design LLC has been a boutique design firm focused on creating high-quality designs based on a combination of modern and vernacular concepts, working with a service–oriented philosophy. The company has handled a number of award- winning projects in South Florida, the Bahamas, Grand Cayman and Equador. The firm’s services include Master Planniung, Site Planning, Architecture Design, Interior Design, Space Planning, Design Counseling Services and Construction Administration. For more information, please visit Crane’s BeachHouse Hotel & Tiki Bar creates a truly tranquil environment for guests, even though the hotel is just steps away from the shops and restaurants along Delray Beach’s hot and happening Atlantic Avenue. The poolside Tiki Bar is stocked with an array of tropical drinks, wines and both domestic and imported beer, with a music-filled happy hour from 6 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, Friday and Saturday in season, and on Friday and Saturday the rest of the year. A recipient of the coveted TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence Award 2013, Crane’s BeachHouse also has been named to the prestigious Expedia Insiders Select ListTM listing “the world’s best hotels” as judged by the experience of Expedia® travelers. Crane’s BeachHouse Hotel also is a repeated recipient of the Florida Superior Small Lodging Association’s prestigious Donal A. Dermody White Glove Award for housekeeping excellence and exceptional service. For more information, please contact Crane’s BeachHouse Hotel & Tiki Bar at 561.278.1700 or visit the website at