DANBURY, Conn., June 08, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Athena Real Estate is pleased to announce the acquisition of Silver Springs RV Park and Campers Garden (to be re-named Silver Springs RV Park), a 199-site RV Park located at 3151 N. E. 56th Avenue, Silver Springs, Florida. The property, acquired through an Athena affiliate, is located directly across the street from Silver Springs State Park, where visitors can canoe or take a glass-bottom boat down the crystal clear river, hike or bike along one of the nature trails, or enjoy a variety of entertainment events.
The RV Park will cater to retirees in the winter and families during the summer. This well-located property includes a clubhouse, a swimming pool, Wi-Fi, bocce ball and shuffle board courts, horseshoe pits, and laundry facilities. Athena plans to make capital improvements to upgrade this RV Park to improve the outdoor hospitality experience of the guest.
Richard J. O’Brien, Chief Executive Officer and Founder of Athena Real Estate, said, “We are extremely pleased to acquire Silver Springs RV Park, which is in a wonderful location and expands our RV Park portfolio. We remain in the hunt to buy high quality RV parks and resorts across the United States.”
O’Brien added, “Silver Springs RV Park provides significant synergies with our other outdoor hospitality assets: Kissimmee RV Park, Cypress Campground & RV Park, Morningside RV Estates, Atlantic Blueberry RV Park, Frostproof Mobile Village, and Cypress RV Sales, our RV and park model dealership.”
About Athena Real Estate
Athena Real Estate, LLC is a real estate investment and advisory firm focused on specialty collateral types, including RV parks, manufactured housing communities, and self-storage facilities. Athena currently operates 20 commercial properties and an RV dealership. Located in Danbury, CT, the company’s operating philosophy is to obtain premium returns by acquiring niche property types where focused management can provide a competitive advantage. Athena was founded in 2004 by Richard J. O’Brien, who is a former executive of a mid-cap public REIT and a large real estate financial services and investment company.
Athena is located at 98 Mill Plain Road, Suite 3C, Danbury, CT 06811
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