Park to be sold to Murex/Carlyle Group. Vote to sell wins by a large shareholder majority on 4/29/21.

Tropicana Park.  Sunshine on our shoulder.   Paul Goldfinger photograph. ©


Re-post from April 30 for those who missed it. Tropicanites  are still clicking on it:

There are still a few steps to get by, but the Park will likely be sold by August, and then new management  (Murex) will take over.  This notice posted 9 am  4/30/21.  More details below.  Don’t depend on Facebook for information

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—Paul and Eileen Goldfinger.




NEW MESSAGE FROM TROPICANA CO-OP ARRIVES  TODAY  (4/30)  BY EMAIL–We don’t know who is on this email list, so here is the message below, and it is a very valuable one, arriving at  12:08 pm  4/30/21.  The peculiar text layout is the way it was sent:


Key Impacts to Residents as a result of the sale of Tropicana Co-op

Key Impacts to Residents

• Lifetime Lease with 3% annual increase on base rent for all current residents

• 55+ Community for 20 years

• $4,000,000 capital improvements over 3 years

• Local Management company

• HOA / Social Club will receive $100,000

• $1,750 per resident for exterior home improvements (Siding, Paint, Landscaping etc.)

• Same Rules and Regulations

• Current staffing remains in place

Potential Improvements


· Modernize clubhouse interior

· New furniture and commercial-grade appliances

· Update pool furniture

· Expand pool deck

· Enhance landscaping


· Expand and resurfaced shuffleboard courts

· Add Outdoor event space

· Add bocce ball

· Improve existing shade structures

· Enhance picnic area

· New professional pickleball courts

· Improve shade structures

· Modernize pool deck

· Upgrade lounge seating and tables

· Enhance landscaping and lighting

· Expand picnic area

· Commercial-grade outdoor kitchen and fire pits


· Install modern monument entrance sign with landscaping and lighting

· New interior community signage

· Fenced dog park with benches, fencing, and full shade structures

· Updated pool furniture featuring lounge seating, tables, and umbrellas

· Modernize and repair existing sports courts including new shade structures

· Upgraded landscaping, with a focus on key locations (e.g. entrance, clubhouse, amenities, etc.)

· Add area shutoff valves to water system

· Improve John Morris Road Gate

· Upgrade maintenance area, garage, and increase size of storage space

· Complete fencing project undertaken by community

· Update street lighting

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