The Villages Purchases 2,327 Acres on Florida Turnpike for $25,000,000

If you thought The Villages was wrapping up their development ambition or had run out of land, think again. Their recent $25,000,000 acquisition of the former 2,327 acre Bailey Ranch from Maury L Carter and Associates will provide The Villages with land for perhaps another 8,000+new homes. (I haven't seen the site plans, so that's just a guess.) The property runs along the Florida Turnpike for about two miles on the north side at the Okahumpka Service Plaza. A quick gander at all the pastures to the south and it's not too hard for one to think Bigham Hide Co, Bexley Sumter Inc and Wildwood Ranch LLC are already in the cross airs. #TheVillages #FloridaTurnpikedevelopment #Landforsale #Oka

Family Trip to Haiti

Our family did something a little different this year for Thanksgiving and went to Southern Haiti with Feed2 (www.feed2.org). Feed2 is a feeding program which (for $10/month) provides two hungry kids a hot, nutritious meal while they're in school working on their education. For 80% of these kids, it's their ONLY meal of the day. The program is having a huge impact on kids, families and their communities and we were grateful to see it all first hand. This trip included five parents and 11 teenagers, three of which had never been on an airplane, so it was an adventure with a lot of "firsts." Hurricane Matthew and the extra ordinary flooding that followed have left many in dire need in Sou

Just SOLD! 1.3 Commercial Acres $875,000

Last week, we sold our third commercial property on Hwy 200 for the year. A credit union will be building their new branch just down from the Starbucks. Activity remains strong as both investors and users are buying commercial properties in the Ocala market. CLICK HERE for one of our newest listing at the signalized corner of Hwy 200 and SW 16th Ave. #bartowmcdonald #ocalacommercialrealestate #ocalacommercialpropertiesforsale #ocalacommercialrealtor #hwy200landforsale #hwy200outparcelsforsale

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