A downtown Boca Raton residential complex that languished for 10 years in the planning stages has been revived -- now with bigger proportions.
Royal Palm Place was approved in 2003 as a 149-unit, downtown apartment complex, part of the mixed-use development on Federal Highway. It received several extensions on its approval until time ran out in March.
But now, one of Boca's biggest landowners, Investments Limited, is bringing Royal Palm Place back to life. And now it's 200 units, instead of 149, and 13 stories high, instead of 10. It will also reach at least 40 feet higher the city's official 100-foot limit.
"The Royal Palm proposal is a sign of the times as there is robust demand for downtown units," said Glenn Gromann, chairman of the Downtown…