Project Timeline: 

February 2019 – August 2020

The Forest View Village project is a 283-unit luxury apartment community located on approximately 13.1 acres at 6861 US Highway 98 East in Santa Rosa Beach, Florida.

The development consists of 283 apartment units in six 3-story apartment buildings and three 4-story apartment buildings, along with two 3-car detached garages, three 4-car detached garages, a 6-car garage, and a 5-car garage with a covered carwash and pet wash.

The development also includes one clubhouse with a fitness room, pool area, and one trash compactor enclosure. Amenities include a 4,800 square foot sports lawn area, 12,400 square foot dog park, three grill houses with two 36” natural gas BBQ grills each, and two playgrounds. There are also 30 private dog yards attached to apartment buildings. Site improvements consist of water, storm and sewer utilities that tie into existing public utilities. The site improvements also include resort-style hardscaping, landscaping and irrigation, asphalt paving, concrete sidewalks and three detention ponds with five fountains. Construction is generally wood frame with fiber cement siding.

The roofing consists of architectural style asphalt shingles and TPO flat roof (on Building Type V), with metal over the amenity and apartment building entries. All building slabs are post-tensioned concrete, on grade. Interior finishes consist of painted drywall ceilings and walls with a textured finish, and a mixture of Luxury Vinyl Plank Flooring and carpeting in units. Thermofoil cabinetry and trim with granite countertops are installed in all kitchen and bath areas. All units have stainless steel appliances with a full-size washer and dryer.



James a. Gray

Gray co-founded FaverGray in 2005 and has more than 45 years of experience in design and construction management in the residential, commercial and industrial market sectors. As CEO, Gray is responsible for leading the development of FaverGray’s short and long term strategy, creating and implementing FaverGray’s vision and mission, maintaining awareness of the competitive market landscape, evaluating expansion opportunities and industry developments, maintaining social awareness and responsibility within FaverGray’s market sectors, assessing and managing corporate risks and management of banking and surety relationships.