fbpx

Margaritaville is Real

MargaritivilleSinger Jimmy Buffett is among those investors behind a new development known as Latitude

Once it opens, you can live on Flip Flop Court, Coral Reef Way, or St. Somewhere Drive. You can take your dog to the Barkaritaville pet spa; work out in the Fins Up! Fitness Center or the Paradise Pool; take classes or do a little work at the Workin’ and Playin’ Center; see shows at the Last Mango Theater, or dance at a nightly outdoor concert at the band shell in the Latitude Town Square.

The Washington Post’s recent article, “Adopting a laid-back attitude at Latitude Margaritaville,” reports that singer-songwriter Jimmy Buffett is helping to create a retirement community with Key West-inspired houses linked to the lyrics of his 1977 hit “Margaritaville.”

It’s all true: you can get a Cheeseburger in Paradise at the Latitude Bar & Chill restaurant and a margarita at the poolside Changes in Attitude bar.

The decision to expand the Margaritaville brand into active-adult communities seems like a natural fit since Buffett’s fans are mostly aging baby boomers, who have followed his career for many years.

More than 100,000 people have already expressed interest in buying a place at Latitude Margaritaville, asking for updates on the development or requesting information.

More than 225 of the homes at the Daytona Beach community sold within two months, after sales began and before models were open. When the project is completed in 10 years, the community will have approximately 7,000 homes.

The Margaritaville Corp.'s development partner for the development Margaritaville is Minto Communities USA, a Florida-based developer. Its first work outside of Florida is the Latitude Margaritaville Hilton Head, where a sales office recently opened.

Latitude Margaritaville is near Interstates 95 and 4, for easy access to Orlando and St. Augustine. It’s also three miles from two hospitals and a VA outpatient center. Homeowners will be able to use golf carts to get around the community. There is also a partnership with Halifax Health, which will have an onsite professional for health checkups and health education.

There’s no golf course, but the LPGA International Golf Course is across the street from the development, and 18 others are nearby.

Active-adult communities try to keep residents busy, but the music and dancing at Latitude Margaritaville is also expected to keep everyone pretty happy.

Reference: Washington Post (March 8, 2018) “Adopting a laid-back attitude at Latitude Margaritaville”

 

 

Like this article?

Share on facebook
Share on Facebook
Share on twitter
Share on Twitter
Share on linkedin
Share on Linkdin
Share on pinterest
Share on Pinterest

Leave a comment

LIKE THIS POST?

We have a LOT more where that came from!

We hate spam too. We will never share or sell your information.

Call Now ButtonCall Us Now https://jsfiddle.net/7h5246b8/

Request a free consultation

We hate spam too. We will never share or sell your information.

We've been putting together as many resources as possible so that we can continue to help:

  • If you’re a current client with a signing appointment or a prospective client with a consultation and would prefer that meeting take place in your own home, we can accomplish that with a little bit of pre-planning on our part and with the addition of a laptop, smartphone, tablet or other computer in your home to facilitate this virtual meeting. For those of you that need to sign legal documents, that too can be accomplished with the use of a webcam (FaceTime etc.), so that we can witness and electronically notarize all of your important legal documents.
  • We launched the rollout of our on-demand webinar early so that new clients and our allied professionals can view the important component parts of ‘an estate plan that works’ at their convenience.  That is available on our website.
  • Live video workshops will be produced as quickly as possible and certainly ahead of our previous schedule; we will keep you posted as these events become available. Given the ‘boutique’ nature of the firm, we rarely have more than ten people in our office including team members at any one time. During this period of ‘social distancing,’ we promise to have no more than 8 people at any time.   This allows us to comply with the Governor’s directive to limit in-person gatherings.
  • The best way to communicate with us is still by phone during regular office hours of 8:30 to 5:00, Monday through Friday, or, you can email any of our team members (that is, their first name followed by @zarembalaw.com).  We will respond to these emails as quickly as possible.
  • Please continue to follow the directives of our local, state, and federal agencies. For your health and in consideration of our team who is assisting you, if you’ve scheduled an office appointment or planned to drop off paperwork and are experiencing a fever, dry cough, or shortness of breath, please contact your primary care doctor for guidance and then our office to reschedule.

Thank you, Walt and the Zaremba Team

Coronavirus/Covid-19
Update to our Process

The unprecedented coronavirus pandemic has taken our entire country by surprise. We understand how difficult this time is for America’s businesses and families.  However, we believe it is vitally important that we make every effort possible to continue to offer solutions that avoid disrupting our important partnership with you, your family and friends.  As you know, estate planning is not something that should wait for a more convenient time, therefore the opportunity to address your important goals both during and after this crisis should not wait.  To that end, we have added the option of a ‘virtual consultation’ to our office process.  You will now have a choice of either meeting with us in our office or in the comfort of your own home.