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Affiliate of Ocean Properties Signs Agreement to Acquire Longboat Key
Club & Resort in Florida
from Key Club Associates
[Longboat Key, FL – October 19, 2012] Key Club Associates, LP, today announced that they have reached an agreement with an affiliate of Ocean Properties, Ltd. to acquire the Longboat Key Club & Resort located on Longboat Key, FL for an undisclosed price.

Most recently in the news for having entered into a “due diligence” phase regarding a potential partnership agreement, initial negotiations are now complete and the deal is anticipated to close by the end of this month.  After further review and working through the complexities of the transaction, both parties felt that an outright sale was more appropriate.

“We look forward to being part of the Longboat Key Club & Resort and this community.  We fully anticipate to close by the end of the month,” said Andy Berger of Ocean Properties, Ltd.  “Longboat Key Club & Resort is an amazing place and an excellent complement to our family of properties.”

Ocean Properties, Ltd. & Affiliates (OPL), is one of the largest and most dynamic, privately held hotel and resort management and development companies in North America. They hold an award winning portfolio consisting of over 100 properties ranging from independent hotels and resorts to those affiliated with national and international brands such as Hilton, Intercontinental, Marriott and Starwood. Each property benefits from a strong corporate culture and powerful economies of scale.  OPL also operates numerous shopping centers, golf courses, residential properties, office buildings and marinas. The company’s success is built upon the core values of excellent customer service, meticulous product quality, fiscal responsibility and unequaled associate satisfaction and loyalty. For more information, please visit

About Longboat Key Club and Resort

Longboat Key Club & Resort is Sarasota’s premier AAA Four-Diamond beachfront resort and private club renowned for its distinctive guest service and unparalleled amenities. Easily accessible from two international airports, theresorts on-site amenities include: championship golf; 25 Har-Tru tennis courts; a state-of-the-art Fitness Centre; Island House Spa offering over 50 services; six unique restaurants; a 291 slip deep-water marina; and a private white sand beach. Located at 220 Sands Pointe Road, Longboat Key, Florida, reservations can be made by calling (941) 383-8821, (800) 237-8821 or by contacting us online at

Sandra Rios
Longboat Key Club & Resort

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