family enjoying sunset on the beach on Florida's Space Coast

See Why Florida’s Space Coast Is the Right Choice for the Head and Heart

Posted on: February 26, 2024

Nestled along Florida’s Atlantic coastline, the Space Coast has long been a captivating destination for its unique blend of natural beauty, technological prowess, and laid-back coastal charm. As the global epicenter for space exploration, this region captures not just the imagination but also the essence of living in harmony with nature and innovation. From pristine beaches and vibrant communities to the awe-inspiring sights of space exploration, the Space Coast offers a lifestyle that resonates deeply with both the head and heart. See how both are finding their home in Satellite Beach.

growing job opportunities on Florida's Space Coast

An Aerospace Hub Filled with Opportunity

As the epicenter of the global space race, Satellite Beach attracts both dreamers seeking to explore new horizons and realists seeking thriving job markets. Industry giants like SpaceX, Blue Origin, and Lockheed Martin have invested billions in the area, transforming it into a hub for young professionals. Ranked second in the nation for job growth, the region has seen a 39.4% increase in high-tech industry employment over five years, compared to the national average of 8.9%. With an influx of young professionals and families, the local real estate market is booming. Savvy investors are recognizing the area’s potential and making their moves before the boom fully takes hold.

Brightline train traveling to Florida's Space Coast

Seamless and Convenient Travel Options

For the avid traveler who enjoys exploration, Satellite Beach offers seamless logistics. With two international airports, Melbourne Orlando International Airport (MLB) and Orlando International Airport (MCO), conveniently located near any Satellite Beach address, travel is a breeze. Additionally, being just 17 miles south of Port Canaveral, a bustling hub for cruises and international boat travel, adds to the convenience. Access to I-95 and the new Brightline high-speed train, which runs through the region, means that Orlando is less than an hour away. The train provides easy transportation between Orlando, Palm Beach, Fort Lauderdale, and Miami, with the MCO stop just a short 45-minute drive from Satellite Beach. Whether it’s a day trip to Disney World and Universal Studios or indulging in luxury shopping at Palm Beach Gardens’ Worth Avenue, iconic destinations are easily accessible by a short drive or train ride.

Rocket launch on Florida's Space Coast

Awe-Inspiring Space Coast Experiences

From the breathtaking sight of rocket launches to glow-in-the-dark kayaking, the Space Coast offers a plethora of unique experiences that go beyond the typical sun-and-sand stereotype of a coastal town. Satellite Beach’s coastline is perfect for shell hunting and some of the state’s best surfing, while vibrant coral ecosystems just offshore are ideal for snorkeling. From March to October, visitors can watch the spectacle of sea turtle nesting season as hatchlings of leatherback, loggerhead, and green sea turtles find their way to the ocean. The Indian River Lagoon to the west provides a biodiverse haven for kayakers and paddle boarders, with opportunities for unique adventures like nighttime bioluminescent kayaking. Merritt Island, home to the Kennedy Space Center, offers iconic day trips for space enthusiasts and history buffs, providing tours of launch pads, encounters with astronauts, and close-up views of rockets and shuttles.

Where Cultural Richness Meets Coastal Charm

Florida’s Space Coast is renowned for its laid-back charm, where a strong sense of community prevails. The area is characterized by small, quaint towns rather than bustling urban centers, offering a peaceful and inviting atmosphere. Despite their small size, these cities are rich in entertainment options, boasting a vibrant cultural scene, diverse shopping experiences, and a wide array of dining choices. In Melbourne, The Avenue Viera combines premier national retailers, local boutiques, and specialty restaurants, while Cocoa Village’s historic downtown district blends heritage and coastal charm with fashion-forward boutiques and unique shops. For art enthusiasts, The Eau Gallie Arts District features vibrant creativity with its mural-covered streets and numerous art galleries. The King Center for the Performing Arts, now in its 35th year, hosts a wide range of events, from traveling artists to orchestral performances from the Brevard Symphony Orchestra.

Exterior rendering of Lumena Satellite Beach

New Space Coast Residences Take Flight

With much to see and do on the Space Coast, the area has emerged as a sought-after destination for those seeking a quintessential Florida lifestyle. However, decades of limited new developments have resulted in a scarcity of available inventory for ocean-view residences. Located across from Hightower Beach Park on A1A, Lumena Satellite Beach is providing a new take on luxury living by the sea that satisfies both the head and the heart.

The luxury condominium community not only addresses the rising demand for oceanfront living in the region, but also redefines affordability without compromising on quality. Lumena’s inaugural tower, boasting just 44 residences, is priced from just above $1 million, or $373 per square foot. The large, flow-through layouts span between 2,500 to 3,700 square feet, with two-to-four-bedroom residences and four- to five-bedroom penthouses available. Every resident in the building will be spoiled with resort-style amenities including a rooftop amenity deck featuring a tropical pool and cabanas overlooking the ocean. Residents will also enjoy an ocean-view clubhouse, fitness center and a range of other resort-style amenities.

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