After a deputy with the Broward County (Fla.) sheriff’s department who had previously been the focus of a domestic call drove his marked car from his home to his ex-wife’s house on the Boca Raton, Fla. club’s property, a SWAT team was called to the scene. Officers were eventually able to convince the deputy to surrender, and he was taken into custody for psychiatric evaluation.
The Greater Boca Raton Beach and Park District is moving forward with purchasing the Boca Raton, Fla., property for $24 million. The land was appraised between $7-10 million in December, causing some residents to take issue with the price.
There have been strong reactions to the subject of a Board’s involvement (although many choose to substitute “interference”) with club management.
The second time that Brett Morris considered taking on the challenges at The Polo Club of Boca Raton proved to be the charm—and the start of his path to Excellence in Club Management recognition.
A business writer for The Palm Beach Post published data from “freshly released tax returns” to illustrate that the county’s five largest country-club communities “seem to be doing just fine.”
PulteGroup’s purchase of the 40-acre site on the Boca Raton, Fla., property is part of a larger trend in South Florida, where vacant land is at a premium and developers are buying up shuttered or underused golf courses to build housing, frequently drawing protests from residents.