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January 31, 2014
Cape Coral Daily Breeze

Elysium Homes' Sorrento model open for viewing this weekend

The Cape Coral Construction Industry Association named Cape Coral-based Elysium Homes a best overall winner for its Sorrento home during the annual Builders' Showcase Awards Dinner at Palmetto-Pine Country Club in Cape Coral Jan. 16. The custom residence is located at 3008 Surfside Blvd., in Cape Coral, won for homes priced from $701,000 to $750,000.

The Builders' Showcase Awards pay tribute to CCCIA members who have obtained an outstanding level of success in residential design.

The Sorrento model won: Best Exterior, Best Kitchen, Best Bathroom, Best Pool, Best Interior, Best Floor Plan, Best Landscaping and Best Overall

The Sorrento home in Cape Coral will be available to the public for viewing Jan. 31-Feb. 2.

The Sorrento is available in two floorplan configurations: It can be built as a one-story home with four bedrooms and four baths with 4,172 square feet of total living space, or as a two-story home with four or five bedrooms and baths with 4,331 square feet of total living space.

Established by general contractor Irina Prell, Elysium Homes launched in 2007 on Captiva Island and has since expanded to other markets in Southwest Florida. As a broker, Prell also owns and operates Elysium Realty Inc., a full-service realty company that has closed more than 750 transactions over the past three years. Both companies are located at 3729 Chiquita Boulevard South, Cape Coral. Call 239-229-4444. Visit

Established in 1971, the Cape Coral Construction Industry Association was formed to address the unique demands of building in an equally unique city with approximately 400 miles of canals and to provide advocacy and education for its members. Learn more at

The Cove amenity

center open at Coastal Key

The community amenity named The Cove at Neal Communities' Coastal Key is complete, announced Michael Greenberg, vice president of Neal Communities South Region. Located adjacent to the community's entrance, The Cove amenity center has a children's play area, Bark Park for residents to exercise their dogs, a landscaped park and an open air pavilion for relaxing. Vehicle and bicycle parking is provided as well.

When Coastal Key is completed, the 48-acre maintenance-included community will have 76 single-family homes of one- and two-story plans, offering views of the nine-acre lake, 17.74 acres of on-site preserves, and nearly 40-acres of wetland preserves adjacent to Coastal Key. Home sizes will range from 1,772 to 3,000 square feet of air-conditioned space.

Homebuyers can choose from eight different floor plans, with two or three-car garages.

The Coastal Key Sales Center is at 17841 Spanish Harbor Court, Fort Myers. For more information, call 877-675-6046 or visit

Stevens Construction selected as

construction manager for Memory Care Residences of Cypress Cove

Cypress Cove at HealthPark Florida has selected Stevens Construction of Fort Myers as construction manager for building its Memory Care Residences at Cypress Cove.

Stevens Construction, according to Cypress Cove Acting Executive Director Joel Anderson, will provide pre-construction and construction management services for the estimated $18.5 million project consisting of a two-story, 44 private room neighborhood for individuals with dementia or Alzheimer's disease.

When completed in 2016, the residences will provide quality resident care and program support for both residents and their families. The building will offer four distinct households with 11 well-appointed, private resident suites. Each household will offer homelike surroundings with kitchen, dining and living room areas that are designed to be a smaller, more personalized setting for residents.

Stevens Construction (, with offices in Fort Myers, Tampa and Orlando, Fla. specializes in providing construction management, general contracting and consulting services to clients and design professionals. The company builds healthcare, commercial and hospitality facilities.

Cypress Cove - a not-for-profit organization, opened in 1999 - is a well-established, highly-respected, continuing care retirement community with regional and national recognition. Located on a beautiful 48-acre campus at HealthPark Florida in South Fort Myers, Cypress Cove is home to more than 500 residents and offers a variety of quality living options (independent living, home health, assisted living, skilled nursing, and rehabilitative care).

EHC Inc. showed increase

in revenue, projects in 2013

EHC Inc., a construction company that provides pre-construction, earthwork and infrastructure services, has announced that 2013 marked a significant rise in revenue and projects. In 2013, EHC's revenue increased over 80 percent as compared to its revenue in 2012 and indications are for more growth in 2014.

Due to improving market conditions in Southwest Florida, EHC is experiencing a high demand for new government, education and real estate projects. EHC is presently involved in numerous projects throughout the region such as the I-75 improvements, Lindsford community launch and Pine Island Road widening, to name a few.

Since inception in 1990, EHC has completed over 250 construction projects in excess of $200 million for a vast number of municipalities, developers, builders, owners and general contractors. The company, founded by native Southwest Floridians, prides itself on a reputation of fostering long-lasting relationships and providing valuable services with a professional, reliable and qualified team. EHC is built on the beliefs of dedication to quality and commitment to completion within budget and on schedule.

In addition to providing turn-key development solutions for its clients, EHC plans to launch a new website, branding materials and various marketing efforts in the upcoming months. For the latest happenings at EHC, visit or contact (239) 254-6050.

Three models now available

for viewing at Moody River Estates

D.R. Horton's Southwest Florida Division has announced three decorated models are now available for viewing in Moody River Estates.

Visitors are invited to tour these single-family homes in this new community featuring spacious single-family homes offering 1,804 to 3,552 square feet of living space, priced from the low $200,000s. Models include the Edison, with three bedrooms, den, two baths and two-car garage at 1,983 square feet of living space. The Hawthorne offers three bedrooms, den, three baths and three-car garage with 2,583 square feet of living space. The third model, The Newport, is roomier at 3,552 square feet and two stories. It has five bedrooms, 4 1/2 baths and a three-car garage.

Moody River Estates is located in North Fort Myers on Hancock Bridge Parkway one mile west of U.S. 41. This unique community blends a beautiful setting with an array of amenities, including a clubhouse, fitness center, two pools, tennis, basketball, billiards, business center, theatre, playground, walking trails, and a boat launch.

Founded in 1978 in Fort Worth, Texas, D.R. Horton has operations in 78 markets in 27 states in the East, Midwest, Southeast, South Central, Southwest and West regions of the United States. D.R. Horton is America's largest builder as reported by Builder magazine for eleven straight years.

For more information, visit our website at Home and community information including pricing, included features, terms, availability and amenities are subject to change and prior sale at any time without notice or obligation. Square footage dimensions are approximate.



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