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A Service of Ash Property Group
A. Michelle Ash, MBA, Ph.D.

Taylor Creek Marina, Florida. $11,000,000

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1600 N 2nd Street, Fort Pierce, FL




  • Great cash flow, return and upside!
  • Possible owner financing.
  • Full service marina and the biggest dry storage facility on Florida’s Treasure Coast located on 6.3 acres
  • 600 dry boat spaces up to 35 ft. and 10 wet slips
  • Full service repairs and maintenance facility with two customer work areas
  • Ship store and fuel sales with an over-ground tank
  • The owner had planned to add a 4,000Sf waterfront bar and grill
  • Four buildings: three-story 51,000sf boat storage building; three-story 30,000sf storage building;
  • 3,500sf retail sales building; and a 6,400sf service building
  • Significant upside due to its location, competitive edge in the dry storage market, and the full arena of marina services it offers
  • The marina slips were condoed to sell them as dockominums at one point; however no sales took place
  • Five minutes from the inlet
  • Draws boaters from Miami to Orlando Markets








Gilberts Resort & Marina, Key Largo, FL


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We are thrilled to announce another sale: Simply Marinas just brokered the successful sale of Gilberts Resort & Marina, Key Largo, FL to our Exclusive Buyer! It’s a famous destination spot with 38 slips, 38 hotel rooms, restaurant and tiki bar on 4 fee simple acres. Simply Marinas facilitated the financing of the purchase as well. Listed for $12.9mm/Sold for $11.2mm in 30 days! This is the fourth waterfront sale by Simply Marinas in 2014. We specialize in the disposition of marinas and waterfront hotels and restaurants. We represent a large number of local and international buyers exclusively. Simply Marinas had 16 marina and waterfront transactions recently.


Miami River Marina and Development Site. Price: $5mm



Sold and financed as private lender to an exclusive buyer, January 2016:

1.9 acres
750′ water frontage
Sale price: $4.9mm
Marine use and zoning for 200 units per acre residential.
Managed inspection, phase I, securing tenants, permits and provided financing.

Sardis Lake Marina, Sardis, MS. Sold


 Simply Marinas and Colliers International Colisting


30117 Blackjack Road, Sardis, MS 38666




  • 148 slips with permits for an additional 400. An agreement in place with the City and the Army Corps of Engineers allows for additional slips to be added as demand warrants
  • The marina has floating docks with wood decks, fuel dock, electrical service, water service, sanitary pumps, and wenches.
  • 10,000 acres in leasehold with 25 years left and another 25 year option
  • 2 buildings — 3,200 sq ft multi-use building and 575 sq ft maintenance garage
  • The Boardwalk/marginal was built to accommodate addition of future piers with electric transformers and plumbing in place
  • Year built: 2003 Fuel Dock with 10,000 gallon above ground tank
  • Primary marina in the region Owner financing with 20% down at market rates with the right terms and conditions
  • Accomplished and qualified owner can assist with development and management 100% occupancy with a waiting list and ready for expansion


Lankford Bay Marina, Maryland. Ideal Site to Add RV Park. $2.1mm


The marina offers deep water sailing on the scenic Chester River and easy access to the slips in the protected marina.

It’s located on 10.2 acres+/- (6.2 fee-simple submerged) with 106 wet Slips+ 125 dry storage unit, and 23 Moorings.

The site includes: Ships’ store and general office building, mechanic’s shop with 40 Ton Travel Lift, pool, pump-out facilities with diesel and gas pumps, dingy storage, picnic areas with grilles and tables, laundry facilities, kids play area and 100 Seat pavilion, winter storage for boats and bathhouse as well as two boat sheds for indoor maintenance.

Lankford Bay Marina has been voted one of Chesapeake Bay’s 10 best marinas by Chesapeake Bay Magazine readers multiple times.

Surrounding properties available for sale include owner’s residence (not included in this package)

The owners of over 50 years are retiring. There is tremendous room for an upside with a new aggressive and innovative ownership! The site is ideal for adding an RV Park. The business has been based on word of mouth and is family run. The marina has great service with abundant amenities including pool, showers, pavilion for events, automated pump-out station, a free shuttle bus service and bicycle use for customers. Out of the total 4 acres of uplands. the site utilizes around 3 acres for dry storage and repairs. At least two acres can be used for a dry rack facility or a residential component/RV Park. The site can be ideal for boat brokerage and for adding a bar/restaurant.

Simply Marinas in partnership with Local Listing Broker:

Christopher Burnham, Marcus & Millichap Real Estate and Investment Services

7200 Wisconsin Avenue

Suite 1101 Bethesda, MD 20814

(202) 536-3728 Direct (410) 458-3052 Cell


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Desoto Marina and Nav-A-Gator Grill | Cottages | Owner’s Residence | Arcadia, FL

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9700 SW Riverview Cir | Arcadia, FL 34269


$1,850,000 for the Marina and Restaurant on 3 acres+/-.

Three rental cottages and owner’s home/rental are available (not included in this price).

Owners to lease few slips for boat rental business with a long term lease.


A tremendous opportunity to own this Turn key very successful business established over 20 years ago by retiring owners. It is situated on 3 acres of the beautiful Peace River near Port Charlotte Florida. This going concern Trademarked business includes: 40 slip marina in feesimple with 500 gallon fuel dock with newly renovated docks with electric and water; 90 seat restaurant fully equipped with all facilities/cooking appliances and a full Bar with 7 COP liquor license; 3 Rental Cottages–one about 1100sf, the other two are part of a duplex with about 400sf each, fully furnished and rented by the weekend, weekly, monthly, or seasonal; the resident/owner house is 1500sf +/- with a garage and a boat house as well as storage buildings which could also be used as a waterfront rental unit; gift shop; river boat tour business and canoe/kayak rental; and museum with all memorabilia included. The asset also includes a Tiki hut, outdoor stage for concerts Voted best “Trop Rock” venue in the US, seaplane dock where they land to eat a bite, and a public boat ramp. The site offers private parties, excellent boating and tournament fishing for bass, snook, redfish and tarpon. This is a very strong cash flowing going concern hospitality business. The ship store has marina parts, bait, tackle, ice etc. Take out food is available from the Nav-A-Gator as well. There is much memorabilia in the restaurant as well as the museum and all is included. The popularity of the restaurant over the last 19 years has made it an entertainment landmark.

The property consists of three sections. The first section is a group of 6 residential lots, current use is a parking lot, vacant land, two rental structures (3units) and garage storage structure. The second section is 7 lots where the marina docks exist with 40 slips. The restaurant and other associated structures are on this section. The third is 4 lots on the tip of the island.

There is great upside. Hours of the restaurant at present are 11am to about 8pm. A new owner may opt to increase the hours to include breakfast and/or a later night crowd to boost the already strong income. The owners have been there for 20 years and they are retiring. The Nav-A-Gator is known for Trop-Rock music and has been voted the #1 live music venue in the United States. It has a recognized name brand which is trade-marked on our specialty items such as shirts, coozies and gift items.

The site has direct access to the Peace River, Charlotte Harbor and the Gulf of Mexico. Situated within near a 2,000 acre nature preserve which provide hiking, camping, and equestrian activities.


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Starved Rock Marina, Ottawa, IL. $1,500,000













100 dry storage spaces with in and out launch services(total 37,150sf indoor storage space); 230 wet slips with electric and fresh water connection on  41 acres (21 acres land & 20 acres harbor)

Full service marina services including boat sales, boat brokerage sales, boat & engine repairs, parts sales, winterizing & shrink-wrapping, bottom cleaning, bottom painting

35 & 25 ton travel lifts, hydraulic yard trailer, 37’ work boat, 2-pickup trucks, 3-tractors, IH bucket truck

2-well facilities, 2-water filtering systems, 2-septic facilities

Holding tank pump-out system

Fuel dock, 4,000 gal gasoline tank with 4-dispensers, 2,000 gal diesel tank with 1-dispenser

Computer fuel monitoring system

10,300sf main building, three covered boat storage buildings (10,650sf, 20,000sf, and 6,500sf), 9,600sf restaurant building currently leased to an outside operator. All buildings are well-maintained and in good condition.

3 additional businesses on the property with an established history

Fee based public access launch ramp

Great Opportunity to Create Added Value

A new owner can benefit from adding few amenities to realize a higher value and upside such as: a swimming pool and patio near the river west of the restaurant building, a small water park features for kids, in and out rack storage service for runabouts, outside patio bar at the waterfront next to the restaurant building, additional floating villas for purchase. The following activities can be added as well: Arranging for a tour bus stop at the marina with Starved Rock Lodge with a layover promotion and providing a river tour boat at the marina with possible food & bar service.


Located approximately 1 ½ hours from major cities north (Rockford), south (Peoria, Bloomington), east (Chicago & Suburbs), West(Rock Island, Moline, Davenport, Bettendorf) on the most scenic section of the Illinois River, directly across the river from Starved Rock State Park & Lodge (largest state park in Illinois). 2- additional state parks within 2 to 5 miles away many dining, lodging, historical, and recreational attractions nearby. Some of the additional activities available in our area are: White Water Rafting, Kayaking, Biking & Hiking trails and championship 18 Hole Golf Course within 5 miles.

Marketed by Simply Marinas.

Simply Marinas Affiliate and  Broker of Record, Colliers International:

Anne Dempsey ,Vice President | Dir    +1 847 698 8269 | Mob +1 847 989 8359 Main +1 847 698 8444

6250 N. River Road

Suite 11-100

Rosemont, IL 60018


Tennessee Marina with Campground and Rental Homes: $2,000,000

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The marina is a destination vacation spot on lake Norris, ideal for water sports with calm water. It offers an array of full services, a campground, 3 floating homes and a private residence with 80′ lake frontage. The marina has great upside by adding approved 24 slips (14 x 38 each), new store and visitor center, developing the 8.2 acres, and increasing mooring lines. It includes the following parcels:

Lakefront house sits on 2,944 sf (.08 Acres w/80’+/- lake front): $300,000
Two Vacant Lots: $100,000 ($50,000 each–.2 acres each)
Marina: $2,000,000 (8.2 acres)
Campground: $150,000

Income sources include: slips, mooring, dry storage, campground, ship store, and a Patio Bar with a liquor license  located close to town on Big Creek area of Norris Lake.

The marina encompasses 8.2 acres +/- of land, 18 acres of harbor rights and 3.8 acres of licensed shoreline. It has 10 dry storage spaces, 106 wet slips, 50 buoys and is around 87% occupancy. Most of the slips are covered.


Marketed by Simply Marinas.

Simply Marinas Affiliate in TN and Broker of Record: Andrew Phillips, Colliers International

6000 Poplar Avenue, Ste 201

Memphis, TN 38119

Marina Point Harbor: Marina Sold. Uplands under contract

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The property is located in the eastern portion of the City of Daytona Beach, just west of the Atlantic Ocean. The neighborhood consists of those areas lying south of Ormond Beach, east of Interstate 95, north of New Smyrna Beach, and west of the Atlantic Ocean. The neighborhood has very good access to all areas of Daytona Beach and the nearby communities of Ormond Beach, Holly Hill, Daytona Beach Shores, South Daytona, and Port Orange.




Simply Marinas is pleased to offer the opportunity to acquire the iconic Marina Point Harbor and Downtown Riverfront Development Site. Located on the western bank of the Intracoastal, overlooking one of the east coast’s safest storm harbors and within downtown Daytona Beach’s Historic “Riverfront Park” redevelopment area, Marina Point Harbor allows a developer to capitalize on the rare opportunity to develop a waterfront location steps away from an area that has been committed approximately $75 million in public capital to re-invigorate the city’s historic riverfront promenade.


The site which included additional parcels (marina and restaurant ground lease) was purchased in 2006 for residential development. It went through foreclosure procedures for over two years. It is now bank owned. The whole site was purchased for $25,000,0000 in 2006. The current pricing offer a major discounted wholesale price opportunity. The marina and restaurant ground lease were
recently sold. The marina owner may consider a JV on the uplands or all the parcels.

Residential Parcels For Sale

The total size of the residential development parcels is approximately 4.5 acres and is comprised of a waterfront .45 acre for multifamily; and a waterfront 3.11 acres for single family which comes up to a total of 3.56 acres. The residential portions of the subject property can be improved with 32 single family dwellings and an 18-unit multifamily dwelling. It also includes 17,635SF of three
noncontiguous lots. These three non-waterfront lots are across the street from the marina and total 160 x 110. The first lot is 62 x110, the second lot is 48 x 110, and the last lot is 50 x 110. Their tax records are the following: 39-15-33-01-01-0019; 39-15-33-01-01-0020; 39-15-33-01-01-0018.


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Grand Elk – Lake Granby, Colorado – Sold

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 Co-listed with Ringsby Realty Corporation, 1123 Auraria Parkway, Suite 200 Denver, CO 80204


6862 U.S. Highway 34 – Granby, CO 80446




Grand Elk Marina is the pre-eminent full service marina with fuel sales servicing Lake Granby. It consists of a It accommodates these features thanks to a Unique to the Marina is the development potential of ten townhome units along the western side of the site while retaining the marina operations as an ongoing business venture. A preliminary plot of Lake Granby Marina Townhomes was developed in January of 2001.

Grand Elk Marina currently has a US Forest Service, Special Use Permit expiring in early May of 2016, subject to extensions, and is located within the Arapahoe National Forest Recreation area. A new owner will have to re-apply for the permit under its own business entity. This premier location at the gateway to Rocky Mountain National Park positions Grand Elk to appreciate over time in both business viability as well as realty appreciation.


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