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Permitting

Permitting

The construction documents are waiting for permits with the City of Portland. They've been with the city since August. It is now November. The majority of the delay is due to updated city codes. The building was built in 2005 (not that…

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Interior Design

Interior Design

The floor plans and construction bid have been completed for some time now. I've been working with an interior designer on selecting materials. He created some quick renderings to give an idea of how the color schemes and furniture could…

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Construction Bids

Construction Bids

This week the construction bids came in from 3 different commercial contractors. I am looking at the costs and even the lowest bid is significantly beyond my budget. The building requires sound insulated, raised flooring and it's throwing my budget…

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Floor Plans – Round 1

Floor plans – Round 1

I'm working with Polyphon, an architecture firm based in Portland, Oregon. The floor plan drafts are incredibly exciting. There is so much happening in the space and to see it captured on paper is incredible. I can't wait to show you…

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Update On Phase 1

Update on Phase 1

I'm so very excited to share floatation therapy with you all. This project is near and dear to my heart. You've probably heard me talk about how "self-care is health care," or "if you don't take care of yourself, what…

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About Ocean Float Rooms

About Ocean Float Rooms

We will have 3 Ocean Float RoomsTM and 3 massage therapy rooms. A float room also known as a floatation tank, is a soundproof, lightproof, 4-foot by 8-foot fiberglass pool filled with a foot of heated water that has been saturated…

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Dana’s Story

Dana’s story

Dana Highfill first floated in 2011 at Float On in Portland, OR. She immediately knew she would someday open a float center. Dana floated every other week for a few years, making sure it wasn't a hipster fad. She now floats weekly…

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