Groundwork: Isles of Collier Preserve taking shape on east side of Naples Bay

By KELLY FARRELL | Monday, September 9, 2013 EAST NAPLES — A huge new East Naples development with an Old Florida twist soon will offer boat tours through the community to prospective home buyers. Canadian-based Minto Communities has groundwork underway in the 2,400-acre residential community, Isles of Collier Preserve, off U.S. … Continue reading

Another sign of a building economy: Spec homes back on Collier, Lee market

By LAURA LAYDEN | Sunday, February 17, 2013 NAPLES — Builders in the Naples market are investing millions in houses with no buyers.With the housing market on the rebound, the speculative, or so called “spec” market has made a comeback, especially in areas near the water such as Port Royal, Aqualane … Continue reading

Builder Confidence Holds Steady in January

RISMEDIA, Thursday, January 17, 2013— Builder confidence in the market for newly built, single-family homes was unchanged in January, remaining at a level of 47 on the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index, released today. This means that following eight consecutive monthly gains, the index continues to … Continue reading

Collier County Building Permits Up

With Collier County showing an approximately 30% increase in building permits, many new construction projects are coming: a) New 1,800 acre community being developed by Taylor Morrison. Located on the Northwest intersection of Collier Blvd. and Immokalee Roads, the development will have approximately 1,100 homes with an 18 hole championship … Continue reading