Go inside the ongoing construction of the Patel Estate in Tampa (PHOTOS)

The grand Estate on the corner of Dale Mabry and Busch Boulevard has been under development for 12 years and under construction for nearly six years.

When complete, it will be the largest single-family home in Hillsborough County, sitting on 17 acres and spanning 60,000 air-conditioned square feet.

Dr. Kiran Patel and his wife, Pallavi, purchased for the property for $3.2 million in 2003. The project was designed by ROJO Architecture.

The estate includes a main house, a ballroom and three homes for each of his children. The outside of the buildings were all created to look similar on the outside, but inside are custom-designed to each of his children’s tastes and interests.

In addition, there are three guest cottages, a maintenance building. All told, the buildings, together, approximately 100,000 under roof.

The architecture was modeled after the palaces of Rajasthan, India.

View the gallery so see progress on the estate.

  • Elizabeth Strombom
    Posted at 20:06h, 03 August Reply

    Wow is an understatement! I’ve know Dr. Patel for more than 20 years, and worked closely with him in the “early years”! Our entire community is thankful for his and Pallavi’s philanthropic support and leadership!

  • Noemi Lleras
    Posted at 20:53h, 03 August Reply

    Amazing is like his own community

  • Jessica Castro
    Posted at 22:33h, 03 August Reply

    Wow…. Thank you for sharing I was wondering what was coming there and why was it taking so….. long I see why now its beautiful may God bless you and your family with your new home.

  • Rebecca Redwood
    Posted at 15:48h, 04 August Reply

    So proud to have an Indian palace in my city. Proud of my Indian heritage.
    Best of luck to the Patel family.

  • Roland Strul
    Posted at 19:04h, 04 August Reply

    Mrs and Mr Patel palace is a splendour of Indian architectural, as a next door neighbor I have seen this project take very small steps towards completion. I wonder if it’s on purpose. My background on Civil Engineering and Industrial Engineer absolutely drives me insane to see how each building is never completed as a whole i/o. DC Patel possibly should review this process

  • Pradeep Rastogi
    Posted at 01:31h, 05 August Reply

    I don’t know Patels featured here. But I am happy for his success and achievements.

    Best wishes to Dr Patel and family.
    Don’t let any impure soul’s feet enter your palace.
    Do maintain an army to protect your home!

    Judging from comments so far it seems like you are well known and admired popularly.
    Keep up your philanthropy!🙏🙏🙏🙏
    Jai Ho!

  • Keith Corbin
    Posted at 02:40h, 05 August Reply

    Quite a set of structures. I admire their patience

  • Doreen Milano
    Posted at 13:38h, 05 August Reply

    Ive always wondered what this was when driving by and it is gorgeous!! can i be the housekeeper there?! 😁

  • Jim Ciaccio
    Posted at 03:30h, 06 August Reply

    Dr. Patel is a very well respected contributor of the community. I respect him and his family, but why build this compound on Dale Mabry? I don’t care about the aesthetics but it wouldn’t a lake in Lutz or Keystone offer a far bette environment. Or even up the eastern Seaboard? I just don’t get thE location. Oh well c’est la vie

    • Jo-Lynn Brown
      Posted at 14:12h, 06 August Reply

      According to the team at ROJO who provided us with the tour, Patel already lives in the neighborhood and wanted to stay in his community that he was used to and loved, which is kind of sweet. 🙂

  • Ed Davis
    Posted at 11:41h, 06 August Reply

    There doesn’t seem to be any photos attached? I am sad to see that after living in Carrollwood since 1998 and watching its development, and being so very disappointed in how long its taken that now seeing photos would have been great but once again I’m denied 😢

    • Jo-Lynn Brown
      Posted at 14:10h, 06 August Reply

      Hello, if you scroll to the bottom of the story and click on an image, the gallery should pop up with buttons to scroll through. If you are trying to view on mobile, I’ve heard it can be clunky, so I apologize for that (we’re working on it!) If you try on your computer, you should have better luck. Hope this helps!

  • Terry Reeves
    Posted at 13:02h, 06 August Reply

    I’ve always wondered when it would be finished and if I could get a tour. Would love to see the inside one day! I would love to meet the Patels one day.

  • Lucecita Quinones
    Posted at 14:05h, 06 August Reply

    I pass this place daily and it truly is awesome to catch a peek of this AMAZING place thank you kindly!!! Would love to get in for the ballroom I always felt the ultimate of elegance in them 😊🌴

  • Ebony Vaz
    Posted at 20:01h, 06 August Reply

    It is simply amazing! Thank you to the Patels for sharing a glimpse beyond the gate.

    • KT Tershowski
      Posted at 04:50h, 07 August Reply

      A work of art – truly remarkable. I’d love the opportunity to meet this admired family and tour one day upon completion!

  • Jane Santa Cruz
    Posted at 14:21h, 07 August Reply

    A lovely family . So very generous to the people of Tampa! Family is a priority! Family is everything!

  • Lisa Randles
    Posted at 22:08h, 08 August Reply

    I hear an extended family will be living here? The doctor and he adult children and grandchildren?
    It makes me remember the show ,DALLAS ,and the Ewing Family all living at Southfork Ranch..
    Remember The Mother and Father, sitting at breakfast every day with their adult sons, and daughter-in-laws, and their grandchildren ..all bickering with each other getting served breakfast by the maids…I never felt envious of the adults still dealing with their siblings every day.
    .lol, hope this is different!

  • Angelica Gomez
    Posted at 22:44h, 08 August Reply

    I believe it will be completed and magnificent as the Patel family. I use to work not to far from there by the Social Security office and drive by just in awe and how exquisite the mansion would be when it would be finished. I am glad that we have a beautiful place to admire here in Tampa. Blessings to the Patel family so they can live in their beautiful home. Namaste 🌹

  • Linda Smith
    Posted at 23:24h, 12 August Reply

    I worked with Dr Patel in the 80’s at a local hospital and thought he was a great person and physician. I remember his first office on Florida Ave. He was fresh out of school.. I am happy for him as he has come a long way. I wish him and his family a long life in his palace.

  • Rachel Rosario
    Posted at 18:56h, 07 September Reply

    But when is it estimated to be completed? It never looks like there is anyone working there or that there has been much progress recently. Curious on status

  • Anita Lewis
    Posted at 19:27h, 04 October Reply

    I would like to buy it and turn it into another location for the Shanti Bavan program. Think of how many children he could upgrade from the bottom of the caste system in his home country. I’d rather see them upgraded than see all his wealth handed to colleges, theaters, etc.. Children in his home country at the bottom of the caste are begging for crumbs. I’d love to run that place and adopt a few hundred a year and teach them how to achieve the American dream.

  • Sue Keys
    Posted at 02:55h, 20 October Reply

    I would love to tour this magnificent mansion when finished. I have driven by many times in amazement. Best of all to the Patel family. They are obviously great people from all the compliments people have given.

  • Theresa Buglione
    Posted at 10:53h, 22 July Reply

    I would love to know the name of the woman who painted inside there amazing

  • Elaine
    Posted at 03:43h, 07 January Reply

    Dr Patel has made significant contributions in his home country. I believe he built a hospital there.

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