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December 15, 2012
Cape Coral Daily Breeze

Lee BIA's 2013 Contractors Showcase seeks exhibitors, sponsors

The Lee Building Industry Association will host its 7th Annual Contractors Showcase Thursday, Jan. 17, at Harborside Event Center in Downtown Fort Myers. The event will run from 4-7:30 p.m. As Lee BIA's largest trade show of the year, the 2013 Contractors Showcase offers exhibitors valuable industry networking.

The Lee BIA anticipates nearly 400 attendees to the 2013 Contractors Showcase creating an excellent environment for new business development.

Exhibitor tables and marketing sponsorships are limited and should be reserved early. Interested companies should call 239-936-5525, email or visit for more information.

About the Lee BIA

The Lee Building Industry Association is comprised of approximately 350 companies involved in every aspect of building homes and creating a thriving community for a growing Southwest Florida. The Association serves its members and advances the building profession through a community of knowledge, sharing and education. Visit to learn more about all of the Lee BIA's building, remodeling and subcontractor members.

CENTURY 21 Sunbelt Realty - Peska & Partners recognizes top listing sales associate for October

Jeff Holmes, sales associate with CENTURY 21 Sunbelt Realty - Peska & Partners, was named the office's top Listing sales associate in the month of October, with more than $400,000 in listings.

Besides being a successful Realtor, Holmes also serves as the team administrator and is on the board of officers at the local Cape Coral Moose Lodge 2395, serving as Treasurer.

Stevens Construction Inc. adds three members to Tampa team

Stevens Construction has expanded its Tampa operations with the addition of three new team members: Al Stonys and Duane Oskey as superintendents, and Alex Hunt-Branch as project manager, announced Mark Stevens, company president.

Stevens Construction is currently under way with a multi-phase revitalization of 202,732 square feet of exterior vertical wall surface at the Florida Hospital Tampa, as well as an interior renovation of the entire fifth floor at Florida Hospital Carrollwood.

With offices in Tampa, Fort Myers and Orlando, Stevens Construction specializes in providing construction management, general contracting and consulting services to clients and design professionals. Other services include site and design team selection, budgeting, project scheduling, permitting, cost and quality control, and warranty service. The company builds healthcare, commercial, public and hospitality facilities throughout Florida.

For information, visit or call 239-936-9006.

LeeCorp Homes reports

sales rate climb at Country Lakes

LeeCorp Homes reports the sales rate has reached 50 percent in Phase 2 at Country Lakes as 16 out of 32 manufactured home lots have been sold. Country Lakes is a 55-plus community on Country Lakes Boulevard, north of Luckett Road, in Fort Myers. The average lot size is 77 by 160 feet. Lots are priced between $14,900 and $34,900, with land and home packages priced from the low $100,000s.

LeeCorp Homes' model in Country Lakes, The Cypress, built by Jacobsen Homes, is priced at $119,900, including home, exterior additions and lot. The Cypress is located at 5383 Countrydale Court. Visit for more information. LeeCorp Homes also has a model center at 20251 U.S. 41 S. in Estero.

Stonyhill single-family neighborhood in Sandoval 75 percent sold

Stonyhill, a neighborhood of cul-de-sac streets and estate single-family homes by D.R. Horton in Sandoval, is more than 75 percent sold according to Taylor Morrison, developer of the master-planned community in Cape Coral.

The national homebuilder has 10 available homesites and offers three floor plans in Stonyhill: Jefferson, Hawthorne and Newport.

The builder's one- and two-story homes offer three to five bedrooms, 2,426 to 3,552 square feet of living space, three-car garages.

The four-bedroom, three-bath Jefferson offers a great room, dining room and living room within 2,426 square feet of living space and 3,266 total square feet.

The Hawthorne with three bedrooms, three baths, a den, 2,583 square feet of living area and 3,452 total square feet.

The two-story Newport offers five bedrooms, a family room, formal living and dining rooms, four full baths and a powder room. It has 3,552 square feet of living space.

For more than 30 years, D.R. Horton homes have been designed and built with a focus on quality and value while including livable floor plans and energy efficient features. Today, D.R. Horton continues to demonstrate its leadership in residential development through design innovation, superior craftsmanship and responsiveness to the needs of its customers.

Sandoval currently offers single-family homes and estate single-family homes priced from the upper $100,000s. Every neighborhood has city water, irrigation and sewer service in place.

For more information about Taylor Morrison communities in west Florida contact 866-495-6006 or visit .

The Sandoval Welcome Center is located on Veterans Parkway just west of Surfside Boulevard. To make an appointment or for more information about Sandoval, call 888-945-0432 toll-free, or visit

Taylor Morrison models

under way in Sandoval's Phase III

The West Florida Division of Taylor Morrison's model homes are under way in Phase III of Sandoval, the final 100 acres of the 524-acre gated community in Cape Coral.

Four decorated model homes will be completed in early 2013: Ibis VI, Sabal Palm VI, Sandbar VI and Coral VI.

The Ibis VI, located in the Sanctuary Collection of twin villas in the Anguilla neighborhood, offers two bedrooms, two baths, a den and two-car garage within 2,081 total square feet.

The Sabal Palm VI, located in the Two Palms Collection of detached villas in the Vareo neighborhood, offers three bedrooms, two baths, a den and two-car garage within 2,507 total square feet.

The Sandbar VI, located in the Coastal Collection of single-family homes in the Casibari neighborhood offers three bedrooms, three baths, a den and two-car garage with 3,061 total square feet.

The Coral VI, located in the Tropics Collection of estate homes in the Lambay neighborhood, offers three bedrooms, two and one-half baths, a den and two-car garage within 3,416 total square feet.

Pre-construction prices start in the upper $100,000s.

To receive Phase III details, register as a VIP at

For more information about Taylor Morrison communities in west Florida contact 866-495-6006 or visit .

The Sandoval Welcome Center is located on Veterans Parkway just west of Surfside Boulevard. To make an appointment or for more information about Sandoval, call 888-945-0432 toll-free, or visit

Owen-Ames-Kimball's Richards named president of the Lee BIA

Owen-Ames-Kimball Company has announced that vice president Steven G. Richards has been elected president of the Lee Building Industry Association for the year 2013. The Lee BIA is comprised of more than 300 area builders, contractors, designers and industry businesses. Previously, Richards served as first vice president and on its board of directors.

Richards has been with O-A-K since 1993, working first as a project manager then as a full-time estimator. He was promoted to vice president and to serving on the O-A-K board of directors in 2004. He also serves his community as a United Way campaign coordinator and on its Allocations Committee as well as for the Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce on its Education Grants Committee.

Richards holds an associate of arts degree in civil engineering and a bachelor of science degree in construction technology from Purdue University.

Owen-Ames-Kimball Company has provided premier general contracting, design-build and construction management services in Southwest Florida since 1982. The company has offices in Collier, Lee and Charlotte counties. Learn more about O-A-K at, become a fan on Facebook at and follow us on Twitter at .



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