Marina and Leisure Property Advisors

Accelerate your success in marina and leisure properties

Colliers International's Marina & Leisure Property Advisors build value-add partnerships with our clients. We provide unique insight, strategic solutions and timely advice throughout the ownership cycle to enable our clients to anticipate opportunities and make informed strategic decisions at the right time. Whether executing acquisition, disposition, market repositioning or recapitalization, our brokerage professionals deliver unmatched market execution to align and improve our clients’ real estate with their overall business performance and objectives.

Case studies
May 14, 2019
One Particular Harbour
With no desire to be in the marina operating business, Minto was looking for a suitable partner for the marina operation while also maximizing proceeds through the sales process.
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Jul 27, 2018
Tampa Harbour
Colliers' Leisure Property Advisors team represented iStar Financials Inc. in the sale of the marina. Their efficient and transparent marketing strategies resulted in an optimal outcome.
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Nov 1, 2017
Parkbridge Marina Portfolio
The marketing process produced six offers with the winner selected at the conclusion of the Best and Final based on price and terms. The LOI was signed with the winning bidder.
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Oct 31, 2017
The Sailing Emporium
Colliers' Leisure Property Advisors created a marketing package that included a pro-forma business plan with cash flow projections. Initially, there were interests from 44 potential buyers and had nine tours. In the end, an auction took place between two qualified bidders.
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Sep 1, 2017
LaPrade's Marina
LaPrade’s Marina is a high-quality marina located on Lake Burton, a mountain lake 80 miles northeast of Atlanta. Lake Burton is one of the most desirable lakes in the country attracting a veritable “Who’s Who” from the Southeast.
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Jan 2, 2017
Surfside Marina
The client owned a marina in Florida and Surfside Marina south of Houston, TX. For more than a year, Matt Putnam and Dan Grovatt took an advisory role, analyzed both marina operations, provided broker opinions of value and presented the client with sale options.
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Marina & Leisure Property Advisors leadership
Andrew Cantor
Managing Director, Brokerage

Andrew Cantor is a founding partner and Managing Director for the Leisure Property Advisors, which specializes in the brokerage of marinas and other leisure focused properties throughout the United States and Caribbean.  Andrew works closely with Matt Putnam, Dan Grovatt and Kate Meyer on the execution of the team’s marina and leisure property assignments. 

Andrew brings over 25 years of real estate transaction and advisory experience to Colliers, including over 15 years specializing in marina and golf assets.  In addition to his expertise in property sales, Andrew is recognized as an expert in marina and golf course finance.  In 2004, Mr. Cantor started Textron Financial’s marina lending program, which he grew into the largest marina lender in the nation. As a member of Textron’s Golf Finance Division, he underwrote over $600M in acquisition, refinance and construction loans on golf courses and resorts throughout North America.  Prior to Textron, he was Director of Acquisitions for KSL Fairways where he played a key role on a team that purchased eight golf facilities and the Doral Resort.  Mr. Cantor started his career at Arthur Andersen in the Real Estate Services Group.

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Matt Putnam
Managing Director

Matt Putnam is a founding partner and Managing Director of the Leisure Property Advisors. He specializes in the sale of marina, golf and leisure properties throughout the United States and Canada. Prior to becoming a broker, he served as the financial analyst and marketing coordinator for the National Golf and Resort Properties Group for two years. Mr. Putnam has held an active real estate license since 2006 and been in the Leisure Properties industry since 2009.

In addition to investment sales, Matt and his team focus on building advisory relationships with clients and routinely provide market research, financial analysis and management best practices at every point through the property ownership life cycle. Matt has served a wide range of clientele from single property owner-users to $100B pension funds and everything in between.

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Dan Grovatt
Director - Leisure Property Advisors

Dan joined Colliers International Tampa Bay Florida in 2018 as a founding partner and Director of the Leisure Property Advisors.  Dan specializes in marina and leisure property investment sales across the United States and regularly assists clients with the disposition and acquisition of leisure driven real estate assets.  As part of the Leisure Property Advisors strategic asset advisory program, Mr. Grovatt also routinely provides clients with strategic asset analyses and investment planning throughout their investment cycle.

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