Sign In | Create an Account | Welcome, . My Account | Logout | Subscribe | Submit News | Staff Contacts | Home RSS

Real Estate Notes

August 24, 2012
Cape Coral Daily Breeze

Wherry joins Progressive Builders as project coordinator

David Wherry has joined Progressive Builders Inc. in the newly created position of production coordinator. He is originally from Saint Marys, W.Va., and holds a business degree from West Virginia University. He relocated to Fort Myers in 2003 to work in the PGA golfing apprentice program at gated communities before he started Scrubbers Cleaning Company six years ago.

In his new role, Wherry is in charge of business development and supervising projects to retain high customer satisfaction as the company expands. His work primarily focuses on project planning and scheduling, communications with subcontractors, clients and suppliers, purchasing, cost management, quality assurance, record keeping, and risk management.

Progressive Builders Inc. is a licensed, professional design/build home remodeling company that was formed by Michael Spreckelmeier in 1989, serving residential customers throughout Southwest Florida. Typical projects include indoor and outdoor kitchens, baths, media rooms, entertainment areas, pools and spas, and whole house remodels.

Progressive Builders and all its key personnel are certified by NARI (National Association of the Remodeling Industry), ensuring compliance with its high standards in workmanship, reputation, integrity, materials, and equipment. It is located at 12721 Metro Parkway, Suite 2. For more information, visit or call 239-939-5411.

Granger awarded RSPS Certification

Susan Granger with Miloff Aubuchon Realty Group has recently been awarded the Resort and Second Home Specialist Certification. The RSPS Certification is a nationally-recognized certification awarded by the National Association of REALTORS to an elite group of real estate professionals who have obtained advanced expertise in the resort and second home specialty fields.

As an international specialist, Granger successfully works with international buyers of United States real estate, specifically Southwest Florida. Through her studies, she has taken her real estate expertise to a new level, with an expanded, global real estate perspective, and distinct understanding of international real estate buyers and investors. She is very familiar with European customs and culture, having spent 4 years teaching and living in France. She also speaks French fluently.

Susan has also earned her certification as a Certified International Property Specialist, which gives her hands-on experience in international real estate transactions. She also successfully completed an intensive seven-day program of study focusing on critical aspects of transnational transactions, including currency and exchange rate issues and cross-cultural relationships, regional market conditions, investment performance, tax issues and more.

Contact Granger at 239-851-5754, or via email,


Miloff Aubuchon Realty Group is the real estate division of The Aubuchon Team of Companies. With three offices in Cape Coral, including The Real Estate Information Center at the foot of the Cape Coral bridge, Team Aubuchon has been serving the Cape Coral area and surrounding communities since 1992. This organization is comprised of several divisions designed to meet your every need in the home-buying and home-building process, including building, remodeling, investing, buying and selling, interior design, renting, and property management. This team of companies consists of Aubuchon Homes, Miloff Aubuchon Realty Group, The Sterling Collection, and Evalutions. They are located in the Team Aubuchon building in downtown Cape Coral, Florida. Their goal is to make every customer a Raving Fan.

Port Authority director to provide overview of available properties

Lee County continues to lay the groundwork for a variety of real estate development projects and business opportunities at Southwest Florida International Airport. Mark Busalacchi, director of properties for the Lee County Port Authority, will offer an overview of the properties available, explain business incentives, and provide an update on the infrastructure projects underway. The presentation takes place at the Sept. 11 meeting of the Real Estate Investment Society.

Current projects include: Skyplex Boulevard, a commercial route being built between Daniels Parkway and Chamberlin Parkway; construction of a direct access road from I-75 to the airport terminal; and the 1100 acres of commercial sites at Skyplex being marketed by Lee County Port Authority. Business development incentives and real estate broker compensation programs will also be discussed. Following the presentation, the Port Authority will respond to questions of specific interest to the real estate investment and development industry.

The meeting is sponsored by Brooks & Freund and will begin promptly at 11:45 a.m., Sept. 11, in the Osprey Room at Pelican Preserve's Clubhouse, on Treeline Avenue at Colonial Boulevard, one mile east of I-75, exit 136, in Fort Myers. Admission is $25 for members and $40 for guests, which includes lunch. Reservations are required by Sept. 5 and may be made at the REIS web site:

For further program information, call Steve Hurley at 239 337-3330.

Taylor Morrison groundbreaking Friday at Sandoval

Taylor Morrison will hold a groundbreaking for the construction of the final phase in Sandoval at Cape Coral Friday, Aug. 31, at 9 a.m. The ceremony will be held at 2307 Sandoval Blvd., Cape Coral

The 524-acre community was launched in 2005 and offers resort-style amenities designed to create a vacation-at-home ambience. The variety of home styles, extensive amenities and activities found at Sandoval are just some of the reasons for its popularity. Sandoval has remained one of the top-selling communities in Southwest Florida since its opening.

At the heart of the community is Club Sandoval, the 5,319-square-foot community center, where vibrant colors, lush landscaping, palm trees and a 7,500-square-foot lagoon pool create an island lifestyle. The building offers a multi-purpose room, fitness center, locker rooms with showers and a catering kitchen. Outdoor amenities include the pool, one of Lee County's largest with a children's play area and 100-foot water slide, the nautically themed "Shipwreck Cove" tot lot and the "Quiet Cove," where chairs and umbrellas encourage relaxation. For outdoor enthusiasts, the club features a sand volleyball court, four lighted tennis courts, a full basketball court, multi-purpose field and bocce court.

For more information about Sandoval in Cape Coral, Florida, visit



I am looking for:
News, Blogs & Events Web