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Suntex Marinas Expands Florida Presence With Acquisition Of Mariner’s Cove Marina

Dallas, TX – Suntex Marina Investors, LLC (Suntex), the premier owner and operator of best-in-class marina properties, announced that it has expanded its Florida presence with the acquisition of Mariner’s Cove Marina in Gulfport, Florida.

Founded in 1976, Mariner’s Cove is an established and well-known dry-stack marina minutes away from the Gulf of Mexico. It is located on beautiful Boca Ciega Bay, only 30 minutes from Tampa. Offering safe and secure high and dry slips, customized for most boat types, hulls and lengths, Mariner’s Cove is equipped with a fueling station, ample parking, a fish cleaning station and all aluminum floating docks for easy boarding. A clean, friendly and family-oriented facility, it also boasts work racks, ladders, water and electric for easy maintenance.

“We pride ourselves in having a diverse portfolio of locations tailored to match the specific boating needs of our guests across the country,” said Rich Carter, COO, Suntex Marinas. “Mariner’s Cove is an acclaimed dry-stack marina prized by a loyal following, with customers who have been coming back for decades. We are positive that by adding the Suntex core values to Mariner’s high-touch heritage, we will only heighten the guest experience.”

The Suntex portfolio includes marinas located in California, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, Oklahoma, Texas, Tennessee and Virginia. For more information on Suntex Marina Investors LLC, or the complete portfolio of Suntex Marinas, please contact or visit

About Suntex Marina Investors, LLC

Suntex Marinas engages in the ownership and management of marina properties. The executive officers at Suntex have over 100 years combined experience investing in, acquiring, and managing marinas. Suntex prides itself on a growing reputation in the marina industry for its commitment to superior customer service, experienced marina managers and staff, conscious contributions to marina communities and expansive enthusiasm for creating memorable experiences on the water.

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