Ascent St. Petersburg Florida, a 36-story mixed-use building currently under construction in downtown St. Pete, has topped out. The project, which is located at northwest corner of 1st Avenue North and 2nd Street, is being developed by Greystar Real Estate Partners and will feature 357 apartments along with a 172-key AC Hotel by Marriott. The ground floor of the building will feature a residential and hotel lobby along with ample retail and restaurant space. Along 1st Avenue North will sit a 3,200 square foot residential lobby and leasing office and 5,600 square feet of retail space. Fronting 2nd Street North will be a 2,500 square foot hotel lobby and 1,200 square feet of retail space. The hotel lobby will include a hotel bar and lounge area. The AC Hotel will feature a rooftop terrace with a Cuban-inspired restaurant and bar designed by Ellis Adams Group named Cane & Barrel. The hotel is being developed in partnership with Concord Hospitality with the hotel’s interiors designed by DLR Group. The apartment portion of the project will start at level 6 and rise 36-stories while the hotel portion will start at level 2 and rise eight stories. David King is Director of Development at Greystar. Greystar is also serving as the general contractor for the project. The AC Hotel by Marriott St. Petersburg is expected to open in early 2023.