Preparing Your Marina For Sale

Friday, 29 November 2019 by

In November 2019, Marina Dock Age interviewed Steven Ekovich (National Managing Director) and Brett Murphy (Investment Advisor, Marinas) for an article title “Trends in Marina Sales: Tips for Improving Seller Appeal”. The article’s focus is on preparing your marina for sale, covering an array of topics from business planning and factors to consider when deciding

Marina Industry Consolidation

Wednesday, 16 January 2019 by

In January 2019, Mia Overton of Marina Dock Age published a Q&A with Steven Ekovich (National Managing Director) and Brett Murphy (Investment Advisor) in an article titled “Marina Acquisitions and Industry Consolidation Continues; Markets Remain Strong but Face Rising Interest Rates”. The interview covers topics from year-over-year comparisons to why owners are selling in today’s

Safe Passage Through Hurricane Season

Thursday, 23 August 2018 by
Hurricane Irma

Every year, marinas located along the Gulf, throughout Florida, the Eastern Seaboard, and the Caribbean are faced with a prevalent threat – hurricanes. Here we focus on tips and best practices for guiding your marina’s safe passage through hurricane season. As we all know and have likely experienced first-hand, these natural disasters destroy homes, businesses,

There are many marinas for sale in the market today. A quick search of LoopNet yields 93 active listings of marinas for sale or marina related properties in Florida alone. Some of these listings are individual slips or racks, some are boatyards, some are redevelopment opportunities and some are operating marinas. These listings that are

Why Use a Broker?

Wednesday, 19 October 2016 by

We are a nation of do-it-yourselfers.  Nowhere is the do-it-yourself (“DIY”) phenomenon more evident than in the home improvement market where Joe Homeowner decides to tile his bathroom, build a deck, or install new fixtures without a contractor.  Whole television shows have been built around the DIY movement.  While self-satisfaction of a job done right

When the time comes to put up your marina for sale finding a marina broker that is capable of advising you through the process can be a daunting task.  Finding a knowledgeable marina broker is a crucial step in ensuring that you maximize your proceeds and minimize the hassle through these very complex transactions.  Let’s

 ” Ultimately, it was our access to qualified capital and unique ability to articulate the real value of the property that go the deal done.  The competitive environment we created combined with our packaging and industry expertise allowed us to net our client 50 percent more than what he had previously thought possible” ~ Dan

“The recession caused a rethinking of value proposition for golf course owners.  Because of the millennial generation and Generation X and Y, you have all these varied interests.  So you have to offer more things” ~ Steven Ekovich, National Managing Director, Vice President Investments of the National Golf & Resort Properties Group Golf Resorts Offering

The launch of the annual World’s Billionaires List is an intensive, months-long endeavor requiring long-hours and extensive collaboration form the whole Forbes staff.    But the Forbes wealth team that analyses the personal fortunes of more than 1,800 of the world’s wealthiest people (including 100 who dropped out of the ranks and numerous suspects who

“A trend we’ve noticed lately is courses being acquired by somebody who has never been in the industry and is making their first golf course acquisition” ~ Christopher Karamitsos, PGA, Senior Investment Adviser of the National Golf & Resort Properties Group Golf Business Magazine.July 2013.Trophy Hunting

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