Why New York Residents Flock to our 55-Plus Communities in Central FL

55 Plus Communities New YorkThe age-restricted, 55 plus communities in Central Florida that are owned and managed by Blair Group have long been a popular retirement destination for residents of New York State. Ask any of them why they chose to buy a home at a Blair Group community and they will likely point to a combination of affordably priced, low-maintenance housing plus a wealth of amenities and professional onsite management!

Let’s look at what makes each of our 55 plus communities so inviting to those hail from New York and other states and Canada:


This 55+ community in Lakeland boasts 36 holes of championship golf, spacious clubhouse with restaurant and tavern, two outdoor swimming pools, tennis and pickleball courts, lush landscaping, shimmering lakes, and more.


The 55 and over community of StrawBerry Ridge is advantageously located on the outskirts of the vibrant Tampa area. It is a secure, gated community featuring two clubhouses, two pools, and a plethora of other amenities and activities.


Situated on one of the nicest lakes that form part of the renowned Harris Chain of Lakes, Lake Griffin Harbor in Leesburg is a veritable paradise for any New Yorker who enjoys spending time on or near the water. Amenities include a 55-slip marina, fishing pier, boat launch, boat storage facility, and a screened outdoor swimming pool.


Perhaps the biggest advantage of calling Hyde Park home is living in close proximity to one of the state’s most exciting metro areas – Greater Orlando. In addition, the Winter Garden Downtown Historic District is easily accessible via golf cart!


Bear Creek in Ormond Beach has three clubhouses, three pools, idyllic nature trails, and a public golf course right next door. It is also just a short car ride away from the majestic Atlantic Ocean beaches.

Contact our Lifestyle Team and request additional information pertaining to any one of our 55 plus communities in Central FL. Blair Group is an award-winning 55+ community developer that is committed to making the active Florida lifestyle affordable for today’s retirees.