The new Golf Shoppe at Boca West CC took inspiration from high-end department stores, offering lifestyle brands in a sophisticated setting. Years ago, golf shops at clubs and resorts around the country were mostly functional spaces, carrying golf clubs, shoes and a hodgepodge of assorted golf accessories. But today, the golf shop is taking on […]
Short of having Shakespeare’s wish to “kill all the lawyers” finally come true, club-related lawsuits are now an unfortunate part of the business that managers should be prepared to deal with.
A lawsuit filed by member Frank Calmes against the Boca Raton, Fla., club claiming that poor management caused more than $17 million in losses and decimated property values has been dismissed. The judge found that Calmes’ case did not establish jurisdiction under the Class Action Fairness Act, nor that the matter invokes federal questions. A […]
Updating interior furnishings is the icing on the cake for extensive renovations and redesigns at club and resort properties. Take a seat and lend an ear: Creating a comfortable space that is conducive to socializing and extended visits has become a must for any club or resort property. While newly expanded facilities are important for […]
A lawyer for the Boca Raton, Fla. property urged a Florida federal court to take action against a proposed class of residents and their lawyers in their contract dispute against the club, saying the claims of mismanagement that led to improper and excess fees and dues, and decreased property values, are “baseless.”
The lawsuit, which was filed in Florida federal court, alleges that the club’s “conduct has resulted in class members paying improper and excess fees/dues and having their property values dramatically decreased.” Lead plaintiff Frank Calmes seeks to represent himself and the approximately 3,000 club residents.