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Our 5 Favorites from Ken Fulk’s New Design Collaboration

Celebrated San Francisco-based designer Ken Fulk (Can you say Battery Club!) has created an exclusive collection in partnership with home retailer Pottery Barn. A cross between Gatsby-era elegance, fun and practicality, we are transported to a world of luxe and sophistication. For his line, the Virginia native landed on wanderlust as a touchstone. “I’m constantly marveling at the world,” he says. “Not just traveling to exotic places, but also traveling back in time, trying to re-create that child-like sense of awe we lose as adults.”

Florida Developer Rides Four Seasons Wave

Planned hotels in Miami Beach, Fort Lauderdale come as brand enters untapped markets

When real-estate investor Nadim Ashi approached Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts in 2013 about branding his Miami Beach property with the luxury operator, he was told it couldn’t happen because of a deal the company made nearly two decades earlier.

Florida: Not Exactly Fifty Shades of Gray

If you think Florida is the land of more than fifty shades of gray, think again!

A recent article in the Tampa Bay Times reports St. Petersburg as the #1 draw for millennials in Florida with Tampa nipping at its heels as the #3 most attractive market for ages 20-34. It appears that millennials (your basic under 40 crowd) are invading Florida.

Since 2010, St. Petersburg’s millennial population has increased 6 percent. Tampa, due partly to the University of South Florida, boasted a 7 percent increase in millennials; that demographic now accounts for 24 percent of its residents.

Curious as to how these statistics have had an effect on private clubs, Private Club Marketing checked in with a few clubs in the St. Petersburg/Tampa Bay area. Here are our findings: