Top Senior Housing News Stories of 2018

For the second year in a row, Jimmy Buffett reigns supreme. The most-read article on Senior Housing News in 2018 was a news story about plans for a third Margaritaville active adult community. Last year, the most-read article was about plans for the first Margaritaville development. The sustained interest in these projects suggests that senior […]

Third Margaritaville Active Adult Community Planned in Florida

Another retirement community inspired by the musical stylings of Jimmy Buffett is on the way. Margaritaville Holdings, Minto Communities USA and St. Joe (NYSE: JOE) have teamed up to pursue the development of a new Latitude Margaritaville active adult community in Bay County, Florida. The first two such communities are coming together in Daytona Beach, Florida, and Hilton Head, South […]

A Second Margaritaville for Retirees Is on the Way

Senior housing developers looking for areas with surging demand might want to consider Hilton Head, South Carolina—especially if they can appeal to older adults who like nibblin’ on sponge cake. That’s because Hilton Head will soon boast a Latitude Margaritaville community, featuring more than 3,000 homes for those who are at least 55 years old […]

Jimmy Buffett Meets The Villages in $1 Billion Florida Development

Ladies and gentlemen, Feb. 22 marks National Margarita Day. What better way to celebrate than by reading about how “Margaritaville” musician Jimmy Buffett is bringing his unique vibe—and brand power—to the senior housing space? The story begins in the fall of 2016. That’s when Minto Group, a real estate development and property management company based […]