Merritt Place Estates
Florida City, FL

Merritt Place Estates is comprised of 159 affordable rental homes built in 2004.  This unique community is comprised of 159 single family homes catering to large families.  Also, Merritt Place Estates has 98% of total home configurations being 3-bedrooms or larger.  Its residents have easy access to premier schools, parks, recreation, neighborhood amenities, transportation, retail and restaurants.

Scheduled to begin in 2022, Spira is intending to implement a preservation plan to benefit the residents of Merritt Place Estates, including:

  • New wind-rated, 30-year architectural roofing shingles
  • New energy-efficient vinyl windows and sliders; swing doors for ADA units
  • New kitchen cabinets and countertops
  • New bathroom cabinets and countertops
  • Concrete ADA accessibility path-of-travel upgrades
  • ADA-compliant parking modifications throughout
  • New exterior paint for buildings
  • New interior paint for kitchen and bathrooms
  • New ventilated garage doors

Community Profile

Development Cost (est.) $42 million
Units 159
Acreage 18.9 acres
Avg unit size 1733 sq ft
Total buildings 160 (One-story)
Unit mix

2 x 2-BR
78 x 3-BR
79 x 4-BR

Parking 318
Common area amenities

Business center
Swimming pool
On-site laundry facility
BBQ & picnic areas
Playground & sports court

Interior features

Attached garage
Air conditioning
Walk-in closets
Vaulted ceilings



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