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Associate Spotlight: Zac Tranten

October 28, 2019 7:04 pm Published by

“Tell me a beer style you enjoy and I’ll guide you to an exciting new drink experience!” Zac Tranten, manager of the Burgee Bar, revels in the Burgee’s wide and wonderful collection featuring craft beers from small breweries all over... Read More »

Birth of Our Club

October 28, 2019 6:48 pm Published by

In 1993, Members purchased Ocean Reef Club and on Tuesday, March 19, 2019, the Club’s “Founding Fathers” told the colorful, and often tenuous, manner in which it was done. Former Chairmen and Acquisition Committee members, Alan Goldstein and Tom Davidson, took Members back to the early 90’s with the story... Read More »

Spirit of Ocean Reef Award

October 28, 2019 6:20 pm Published by

Five years ago, then chairman Don Waite and the Board conceived the idea for an award recognizing Members who have gone above and beyond for our Club and community. That award, which does not recognize financial or governing contributions, but honors special... Read More »

Residence Club Breaks Ground

October 28, 2019 5:39 pm Published by

Ocean Reef Club Sotheby’s International Realty President, Russ Post, along with the Development Team, are proud to announce demolition of Golf Village is underway. Construction will start immediately after demolition. The Residence Club is comprised of three residential buildings boasting one, two... Read More »

Card Sound Road Safety Measures

October 28, 2019 5:17 pm Published by

Card Sound Road has been in the news for recent fatalities and crashes, headlines no one wants to read. ORCA’s Tim James, Vice President & Director of Public Safety, has wasted no time connecting with the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office... Read More »

New Faces and New Rentals

October 28, 2019 5:14 pm Published by

Welcome to summertime at your Club! Your Vacation Rentals Team continues in full swing. The accommodations rental outlook for the summer season is strong. There have been many Equity Members inquiring about the Club’s Vacation Rentals Program during April and... Read More »

Summer Projects Take Flight

October 28, 2019 4:47 pm Published by

The reopening of the Islander this past February put the era of Hurricane Irma reparations behind us. Now the Club is focusing its summer efforts on improving and maintaining the first-class condition of already existing structures and amenities. Of these... Read More »

Annual Mid-year Letter

October 28, 2019 4:21 pm Published by

NEW PRESIDENT ANNOUNCEMENT Alex Tonarelli will be starting on August 26th as Ocean Reef Club’s next President. Alex, his wife Sara and their son Luca (a rising 6th grader) reside in Coral Gables, Florida and are all lifelong Floridians from Miami. Also of note, the... Read More »