Atlantic Western is perhaps best known for its extensive and multi-generational experience in the marketing , brokerage and development of equestrian, recreational and agricultural land tracts for high net worth clientele. We have in-depth knowledge and key insight into specific equestrian and recreational sub- markets including Florida, South Carolina, Texas and Wyoming.
- We have the longest continuous history as an equestrian /polo brokerage in Wellington
- Atlantic Western has positioned, sold and/or purchased more large equestrian and polo land parcels in Wellington than all other brokerages
- For the past 10 years, one out of every three large land sales has been executed by Atlantic Western
- For more than 10 years, Atlantic Western’s President and Founder, Brad Scherer, served on Wellington’s land use and equestrian governmental advisory boards, which created the Village’s original land and equestrian use plans and ordinance.
Some of Atlantic Western’s most notable Wellington equestrian and polo property accomplishments include:
- Brokered the two past sales of the San Saba Polo Ranch
- Brokered the original assemblage of Everglades Polo Club
- Brokered the original assemblage of Simpatico Polo
- Brokered the assemblage acquisition of the International Polo Club and Wanderers Golf Club
- Brokered the original assemblage acquisition and provided the development oversight for the construction of Valiente Polo, Wellington’s largest polo complex
- Brokered the sale of the Tonkawa Polo Club Complex
- Brokered the original sale of La Herradura Polo,one of Wellington’s largest polo properties.
- Currently offering Jan Pamela Polo for sale – the largest polo facility on the market
- Gulfstream Polo : Gulfstream Polo was originally founded in the 1960’s by Tiger Romfh, father of Jay Romfh, Atlantic Western’s Director of Investment Sales. For the past 20 years, Atlantic Western was the exclusive market maker, selling private farms surrounding this iconic polo club. In 2016, Atlantic Western consummated the sale of the entire club, one of the largest land sales in Palm Beach County in 2016.
- Palm Beach Polo & Country Club: One of the original developers and management team members of PBPCC was Allan Scherer, father of Brad Scherer, Atlantic Western’s President and owner. The original development and branding of Palm Beach Polo created the amenity-based equestrian/recreational land market that exists in South Florida today.
- International Polo Club of Palm Beach: Atlantic Western was responsible for the original sale of the land that houses International Polo Club (IPC) in Wellington, which, for the past 13 years, has been home to South Florida’s highest goal polo. Red Armour, one of Atlantic Western’s sales agents, also advised the original founder and developer of IPC in its creation and initial operation.
Martin, St. Lucie & Indian River Counties, Florida
Over the past 12 years, Atlantic Western has represented and/or advised buyers and sellers on more than 12,000 acres of land transactions in Martin, St. Lucie, and Indian River Counties, which in many cases has included the branding, marketing and sale of land for equestrian and recreational uses.
- LakePoint Ranches: Between 2004 and 2006, Atlantic Western facilitated the acquisition, branding, design, development, marketing and pre-sale of LakePoint Ranches, a 2,200 acre equestrian/polo based development in Port Mayaca. We subsequently re-entitled this land and bulk sold it for $48mm, one of the highest per acre prices for a large land transaction recorded in that cycle.
- Port Mayaca Polo: Atlantic Western continues to advise the owners of Port Mayaca Polo in their development, marketing and management of this 570 acre polo club in western Martin County.
- Payson Park: For over four years, Atlantic Western advised the owners of Payson Park regarding marketing and management of this 400 acre race horse training center in central Martin County.
- Lehman Brothers: Atlantic Western exclusively represented affiliates of Lehman Brothers in the sale of over 800 acres of agricultural lands in Martin and