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On Top of the World Communities is different from all the rest! We offer decades of family owned expertise providing unmatched experience and dedication to building quality, energy efficient homes in a well designed, amenity rich community. We strive for excellence in everything we do, including the still operational Circle Square Ranch, which surrounds the property.

Mission Statement:
On Top of the World is the realization of a commitment to protect our land and natural resources.
Our communities are the reflection of the vision of one family and the achievements of many.
Our residents are an extension of ourselves and as such motivate our actions.
Our employees are the assets, which sustain our foundation and nourish our future.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Social Media:
facebook.com/ontopoftheworldflorida
twitter.com/OTOWFL

Year Founded:
Company founded in 1947.
Land purchased in Ocala in 1975.
On Top of the World Communities in Ocala premiered in 1981.

President:
Kenneth D. Colen

Corporate Headquarters:
8445 SW 80th Street, Ocala, Florida 34481

Business:
Building quality, energy efficient new homes in a well designed, amenity rich community for active-adult homebuyers.

On Top of the World Communities at a Trade Show.

Can’t come to us? We’ll come to you!


ideal-LIVING Resort & Retirement Show
Long Island, NY

Date: Jan. 12-13, 2019
Time: Saturday 10 AM – 5 PM | Sunday 11 AM – 3 PM
Place: Hilton Long Island/Huntington, 598 Broadhollow Road, Melville, NY 11747


ideal-LIVING Real Estate Expo

Chicago, IL
Date: Jan. 19-20, 2019
Time: Saturday 10 AM – 5 PM | Sunday 11 AM – 3 PM
Place: Hyatt Regency Schaumburg, 1800 East Golf Road, Schaumburg, IL 60173


ideal-LIVING Real Estate Expo

King of Prussia, PA
Date: Jan. 26-27, 2019
Time: Saturday 10 AM – 5 PM | Sunday 11 AM – 3 PM
Place: Crown Plaza, 260 Mall Blvd, King of Prussia, PA 19406


ideal-LIVING Real Estate Expo

Greater New Jersey
Date: Feb. 9-10, 2019
Time: Saturday 10 AM – 5 PM | Sunday 11 AM – 3 PM
Place: Hilton Parsippany, One Hilton Court, Parsippany, NJ 07054


ideal-LIVING Resort & Retirement Show

Greater Washington, DC
Date: March 2-3, 2019
Time: Saturday 10 AM – 5 PM | Sunday 11 AM – 3 PM
Place: Ritz-Carlton Tysons Corner, 1700 Tysons Boulevard, McLean, VA 22102


The 64th Toledo Show: R/C Model Expo
Toledo, Ohio
Date: April 5-7, 2019
Time: Friday & Saturday 9 AM – 5 PM | Sunday 9 AM – 3 PM
Place: SeaGate, 401 Jefferson Avenue, Toledo, OH 43604


ideal-LIVING Resort & Retirement Show

Greater New Jersey
Date: Sept. 21-22, 2019
Time: Saturday 10 AM – 5 PM | Sunday 11 AM – 3 PM
Place: Hilton Parsippany, One Hilton Court, Parsippany, NJ 07054


ideal-LIVING Resort & Retirement Show

Greater Washington, DC
Date: Sept. 28-29, 2019
Time: Saturday 10 AM – 5 PM | Sunday 11 AM – 3 PM
Place: Ritz-Carlton Tysons Corner, 1700 Tysons Boulevard, McLean, VA 22102

2018

21 Most Luxurious Retirement Communities in America– blog.cheapism.com
The 21 Most Luxurious Retirement Communities in America– msn.com
Phillip Hisey Waters Thousands of Lawns with Science– fngla.org
Florida for Boomers– floridaforboomers.com
Meet My Community– 55Places.com
A Walk in the Park: Sholom Park– Ocala’s Good Life
All Hat, All Cattle: E.L. Strickland– Ocala’s Good Life
Ocala Open Tournament Raises Funds for Charities– Ocala.com
Something to be Thankful for: A new, free home– Ocala.com

2017

BMP’s at Work at On Top Of The World– gcmdigital.org
Even Greener Golf Courses in America?– naea.today
Circle Square: Sold Out in the Southwest– Ocala.com
SR 200 Corridor: Why leave at all?– Ocala.com
OTOW Group Foundation Donate Funds for MCSO K-9 – Ocala.com

2016

On Top of the World Communities’ Golf Courses featured on Golf America. Click video to view show.

The Villages Vs. On Top Of The World– Floridaforboomers.com
Kevin Costner: ‘We’re gonna play loud’ – Ocala.com
Kevin Costner Photos | Video
Live Life! On Top of the World. – Southern Golf Central Magazine
Limited Time Only Incentives – Orlando Sentinel
The 25 Best Value Active Adult Communities of 2016 – 55Places.com
SR 200: 36 Years of Growth – Ocala.com
The 55 Best 55+ Communities for 2016! – 55Places.com
Top Eco-Friendly Communities – 55Places.com
100 Most Popular 55+ Communities for 2016 – 55Places.com
15 Largest Active Adult Communities in the U.S. – 55Places.com

Archives

2015
On Top of the World Communities in Ocala, Florida offers four new floor plans in Stonebridge at Candler Hills
– PalmBeachPost.com
Community Adapts to Changing Needs, Desires – Ocala.com
Newsmax’s Top 50 Active Adult Retirement Communities in Florida – Newsmax.com

2014
The Best Niche Active Retirement Communities
– TheHuffingtonPost.com

2018
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55Places.com: 100 Most Popular Active Adult Communities for 2018

55.places.com - The 55 best 55+ communities of 2018 - On Top of the World Communities

55Places.com: 55 Best 55+ Communities for 2018

Best of the Best Award 2018

Ocala Star Banner’s Readers' Choice Award: Retirement Community

Best of the Best Award 2018

Ocala Star Banner’s Readers' Choice Award: Event Venue (Circle Square Cultural Center)

2017

Special Feature Award: Aberdeen Open Floor Plan

Special Feature Award: Wisteria Fireplace

Special Feature Award: Arlington Workshop

Special Feature Award: Ariana Fireplace

Special Feature Award: Brighton Natural Light/ Large Windows

Florida Water Star: Private Builder Award

Where to Retire: Short List of the 50 Best Master-Planned Communities in the U.S.

Ideal Living: Best of the Best Model Homes

2016

Ocala.com Readers' Choice Awards : Best Retirement Community

On Top of the Communities picked 2016 Best of the Best for Social Calendars by Ideal Living

Ideal Living: Best of the Best Social Calendars

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55Places.com: The 55 Best 55+ Communities for 2016!

On Top of the World Communities picked as one of Florida's Communities of Excellence.

Florida Communities of Excellence: Water Conservation, Indoors and Outdoors

2015
Where to Retire 50 Best Master-Planned Communities in the US - On Top of the World Communities.

Where to Retire: Short List of the 50 Best Master-Planned Communities

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55Places.com: Second Most Popular Active Adult Community in the Nation

On Top of the World Communities picked as one of Florida's Communities of Excellence.

Florida Communities of Excellence: Energy Efficiency

On Top of the World Communities picked as one of Florida's Communities of Excellence.

Florida Communities of Excellence: Community Video Showcase

2014
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55 Places.com: Best Value in Retirement Community in the Nation

2018

American Heart Association Marion County Go Red

Hospice of Marion County, Inc.

Interfaith Emergency Services

Live Oak International

Marion County Center for the Arts at West Port High School

Ocala Symphony Orchestra

Opera Tampa Gala

West Port High School Marching Band

2017

American Heart Association Marion County Go Red

Hospice of Marion County, Inc.

Interfaith Emergency Services

Marion County Center for the Arts at West Port High School

Ocala Civic Theatre

OzCala Women’s Expo

The First Tee of Greater Ocala

The Florida Orchestra

West Port High School Marching Band

2016

American Heart Association Marion County Go Red

Hospice of Marion County, Inc.

Interfaith Emergency Services

Jewish Federations of North America

Marion County Center for the Arts at West Port High School

Marion Cultural Alliance

North Central Florida Pickleball Doubles Tournament

West Port High School Marching Band

West Port High School Football Team

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