The Real Deal Miami

Baby Boomers ready to hit the road: report

April 14, 2010 12:25PM

About a third of baby boomers plan to move away from their current homes after retirement, according to Del Webb, a national active adult community developer. Of those who plan to move away from home, more than half plan to move out of state — with mainstays like Florida, Arizona and the Carolinas ranking high on the list of desired locales — while 25 percent plan to move to a different city within the same state. Most respondents, from a pool of around 2,500, about 70 percent, said accessibility to recreation and culture were important to them, while just 44 percent said they’d move to be closer to their grandchildren. TRD