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Latitude Margaritaville expands to 3 Texas markets

Adults 55 and older will be able to search for their lost salt shakers in Texas with the expansion of Latitude Margaritaville in the Lone Star State, Margaritaville and Minto Communities USA announcement Tuesday.

It’s sure to be 5 a.m. somewhere when residential communities for working adults over 55 pop up in the markets of Austin, Dallas and Houston. Communities is inspired by the lyrics and lifestyle of singer, songwriter and bestselling author Jimmy Buffett, whose songs evoke a passion for tropical escape and relaxation.

“The Margaritaville brand has a strong foundation in Texas,” Margaritaville President of Development Jim Wiseman said in a statement. “The state represents a tremendous opportunity as we expand community development in Latitude Margaritaville. We look forward to bringing our iconic lifestyle to the Southwest.

The Texas communities will join three others open in the South: Latitude Margaritaville Daytona Beach in Florida, Latitude Margaritaville Watersound near Panama City Beach in Florida and Latitude Margaritaville Hilton Head in South Carolina.

Scott Rogers, Minto – Texas’ new vice president of acquisition and development, said island-inspired villas, single-family homes and country homes will be available. In addition to having sufficient land and being located in a temperate climate, he said, properties must be close to an airport, retail and service businesses, doctors’ offices and hospitals. , and leisure activities.

The only thing Texas properties lack is the ocean, but Minto Latitude Margaritaville Division President William Bullock Told Construction Dive in October that communities “do not need to be located near water to provide the amenities, including food, music and escape, that [are] at the heart of the brand. »