On top of the Mar-a-Lago resort, dubbed by Trump as the “Winter White House”, the Trump organisation also runs Trump Grande, Trump International Beach Resort, and Trump Towers in Sunny Isles, Trump Hollywood in Hollywood Beach, Trump Plaza in West Palm Beach, plus Trump National Golf Club in Jupiter and Trump National Doral in Doral, Miami. At this point, the question is not will Mar-A-Lago be hit by Irma, but how hard?
The structure has existed since 1927, when it was built for Marjorie Merriweather Post, a food industry heiress – Trump later bought the club in 1985 for $5 million.
The latest coastal watches/warnings and forecast cone for the storm’s center issued by the National Hurricane Center predict the center of Irma’s forecast path will be offshore of St. Johns County by 8 a.m. on Monday.
Storm surge on the southwest coast of Florida could be greater than 9 feet in some areas.
This place will not move.
On Sept. 5, Atlantic Beach Mayor Mitch Reeves met with City Manager Joe Gerrity, Police Chief Michelle Cook and other executive teams members to review plans, establish teams and delineate assignments in preparation for Hurricane Irma.
“In that case we would expect some flooding on the lake (Intracoastal Waterway) side comparable to what we normally see during King Tide”, Boodheshwar said.
Hyatt said in the event of an evacuation, the city and the Neptune Beach Police Department will also “go around” to inform its citizens.
President Donald Trump and his wife, Melania, are heading to Camp David for a Cabinet meeting and updates on Hurricane Irma, according to his spokeswoman.
Locations of Trump properties potentially in the path of Hurricane Irma.
“We continue to spend the money because we continue to suffer the ravages of that hurricane”, Trump said in a 2007 deposition, admitting that he couldn’t remember which hurricane caused the damage.
“The four most solid buildings on the island have been destroyed, which means that more rustic structures have probably been completely or partially destroyed”, French Interior Minister Gerard Collomb told AFP. The county said the first tropical storm-force winds were expected to arrive on the island on Saturday afternoon.