Marcus & Millichap Awarded Exclusive Listing to Sell Treasured Monroe Golf & Country Club
Monroe, FL, January 09, 2014 --(PR.com
)-- National Golf & Resort Properties Group of Marcus & Millichap Real Estate Investment Services, the nation’s largest real estate investment services firm, has been retained to exclusively market for sale the Monroe Golf & Country Club located in historic Monroe, Michigan. Steve Ekovich, Managing Partner, announces Terence Vanek, Associate as lead agent on the deal and listing broker for this championship golf & banquet facility, long known for its storied history among the Monroe community.
Mr. Vanek said, “Monroe’s Board of Directors is searching for a partner or partner firm willing to join forces with current club members to assist the Club navigate an ever-changing golf landscape. Monroe is a one-of-a-kind Donald Ross Signature course; considered to be a landmark best known for warmth, love and tradition for nearly 100 years. National Golf & Resort Properties Group has been requested to locate an investor with experience and operational capacity to assist Monroe in continued future growth as it heads into its second century.”
Monroe Club President, John Skibski, states, “Our Board implemented an exhaustive investigation into the number of possible directions in order to find the best solution for the future security of our membership. Our goal is to position the magnificence of Monroe Golf & Country Club as a leader in the country club lifestyle nationwide. Our stockholder members strongly support the decision to bring in a partner or partner firm, affording Monroe the ability to obtain a new beginning, while maintaining strong traditions. Our focus is to ensure our members continued quality, along with growth, at a place our members consider to be a second home for generations.”
As the unquestioned area leader in design and desirability, Monroe G&CC has not only been well-known for its superb course condition, but a place where friends and family to join together. Longtime golf and board member Peter Carlton, whose family has enjoyed Monroe’s treasure for over 60 years, says, “My parents joined the club in the early 1950s and my brother and I have been members over 30 years. It has been a wonderful place to golf, swim and dine with family and friends. It is of the utmost importance for the club to continue to flourish in the spirit in which it was founded, rewarding members and the Monroe community with cherished memories for years to come.”
Mr. Vanek continued, “As an investment, Monroe is among the best our firm has had the pleasure to work with. We have sold 48 golf courses over the past 36 months; including multiple Ritz-Carlton locations, Three-Course Resorts, as well as properties named “Best in State” and even one of “America’s 100 Greatest Golf Courses”. Monroe can stand tall against any of those in terms of innate beauty, history and opportunity. We are grateful for the responsibility and look forward to locating the right partner.”
To obtain more information on this offering, please contact Terence Vanek, National Golf & Resort Properties Group 813-387-4809, or visit www.nationalgolfgroup.com.
About National Golf & Resort Properties Group: Founded in 2009, National Golf & Resort Properties Group has become the renowned industry leader in golf course sales nationwide. The group has sold 48 courses, within the last few years, as well as underwritten $1 billion in golf assets. The National Golf & Resort Properties Group successes are unprecedented in the golf course industry. Our management team has over 25 years’ experience in both golf and commercial real estate and 20 years PGA professional management experience. For more information please visit: www.nationalgolfgroup.com.
About Marcus Millichap: With more than 1,000 investment professionals in offices nationwide, Marcus & Millichap Real Estate Investment Services is the largest firm specializing in commercial real estate investment services in the nation. Marcus & Millichap closed 6,149 transactions in 2012, the highest of any commercial real estate brokerage firm. Founded in 1971, the firm has perfected a powerful system for marketing properties that combines product specialization, local market expertise, the industry’s most comprehensive research, state-of-the-art technology and relationships with the largest pool of qualified investors nationally.
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