2021.04.01 county commission wreckers cay ground

The 280-unit Wreckers Cay condo project planned along Maloney Avenue on Stock Island is among the many current developments coming to the Florida Keys.

LOWER KEYS — The building permits have been issued and work in earnest has begun on the area’s largest affordable housing project in five decades.

Developers of the Wreckers Cay project on Stock Island expect to have some of the 280 units of affordable housing built within 13 months, with other units coming online shortly thereafter and the project being completed within 18 months, said the developer’s attorney, Bart Smith.