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March 3, 2017
Cape Coral Daily Breeze

RE/MAX Realty Partners announces top agents for 2016

Maureen Gobbi, Alan Gamiel and Vicki Vohl were the Top Producing agents for 2016. All three are seasoned agents with many years in residential real estate here locally, working with both buyers and sellers.

Gobbi can be reached at 239-850-0448 or Gamiel can be reached at 239-424-7368 or Vohl can be contacted at 239-339-3236 or

RE/MAX Realty Partners is a full service residential, commercial and property management firm located at 3501 Del Prado Blvd., S., Suite 110, in Cape Coral. All inquiries are welcome at 239-424-7387.

Lee County Community Development issued 3,738 permits in February

During February, contractors pulled 118 permits to build single-family houses collectively valued at about $33.2 million in unincorporated Lee County. That compares to 134 permits issued in January 2017 and 84 issued in February 2016, according to the Lee County Department of Community Development.

Also during February, 18 multi-family units valued at about $2.2 million were permitted, compared to six units in January 2017 and 27 units in February 2016.

General commercial activity was valued at about $5.2 million for 21 permits, compared to about $9.6 million in January 2017 and about $6.2 million in February 2016.

Lee County Community Development issued 3,738 permits of all kinds in February.

Lee County Community Development oversees planning, zoning, development and building services, environmental review, building inspection, and code enforcement for the unincorporated areas of Lee County.

To learn more about the department and its services, visit

Free condo and HOA Board Certification Course Wednesday

Condominium and homeowner association board members, as well as property managers, are invited to attend a free Board Certification Course. The educational program is an introduction for all new board members and a review for anyone currently serving on a board.

Hosted by Executive National Bank and Community Cable Consultants, with Juda, Eskew & Associates, P.A., providing a financial update and Eisinger, Brown, Lewis, Frankel & Chaiet, P.A., conducting the DBPR-approved Board Certification Course led by managing partner Dennis J. Eisinger and partner Alessandra Stivelman. The two attorneys will review recent legislative changes affecting condominium and homeowner associations, explain the role of fiduciary duties and guide board members through the applicable statutes governing community associations in Florida.

This course fulfills community association board member State certification requirements (Sections 718.112(2)(d)(4) and 720.3033(1)).

Complimentary lunch will be served.

The course will be from noon to 3 p.m., at Six Bends Harley-Davidson (second floor), 9501 Thunder Road, Fort Myers.

Please contact or call 954-894-8000, extension 241, to RSVP

Stevens Construction awarded Marlins Plaza

Stevens Construction has been awarded the construction management services of Marlins Plaza, located at 5631 Six Mile Commercial Court, in Fort Myers, announced Mark Stevens, company president.

The project consists of the new construction of a 14,665-square-foot commercial shell building which could occupy up to nine tenants. Designed by Southview Studios, LLC, construction is slated to begin in early March and be completed in the fall.

With offices in Fort Myers, Tampa 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 and hospitality facilities. For information, visit or call 239-936-9006.

Lee BIA launches the 31st Annual Parade of Homes

The Lee Building Industry Association launched the 31st Annual Lee Parade of Homes Feb. 24.

The Lee Parade of Homes offers residents and visitors the opportunity to view a wide variety of decorated model homes throughout the area - open all at once. The Lee Parade of Homes concludes March 3-5. Models are open Fridays and Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sundays, noon to 5 p.m.

Leading industry home building and design experts will judge the models and winners will be announced on March 14. Winning models receive the Lee BIA's coveted Superior Home Award.

Builders can visit or call 239-936-5525 for more information.

The Lee BIA, a not-for-profit organization representing Lee, Hendry and Glades counties, is a powerful voice for the building industry in the regulatory arena. The Lee BIA's office is located at 10501 Six Mile Cypress Parkway, Suite 118 in Fort Myers.

For more information on membership and our various programs, please visit or call 239-936-5525.

Homes by Towne ready to open models at Babcock Ranch, hires sales agents

Homes by Towne has announced that Pat Eickholt and Debi Williams-Reigler have joined the team as sales agents at Babcock Ranch in Charlotte County. The two are seasoned real estate professionals who bring a wealth of knowledge with them as Homes by Towne opens four model homes in the sustainable living community.

Last month, Homes by Towne sold Babcock Ranch's first home a pioneering couple, who purchased the 2,372 square foot Heirloom plan.

Homes by Towne is launching the Harvest Collection of homes at Babcock Ranch, with 50-foot and 60-foot lots where homeowners can choose from a total of eight floor plans ranging in size from 1,860 square feet to 3,071 square feet. Model homes consist of the Brandywine at 1,955 square feet; the Jade at 2,441 square feet; the Sungold at 2,545 square feet; and the Sterling at 2,660 square feet.

Models will open during the CDBIA Parade of Homes starting on March 4, running through March 12.

For more information regarding Homes by Towne at Babcock Ranch please visit or contact Eickholt at or 239-223-2710, or Williams-Reigler at or 239-218-5548.

Emerald Homes brings classic elegance to scenic City of Palms avenues

Emerald Homes' Southwest Florida is offering homes off scenic McGregor Boulevard in Fort Myers. These homes offer new construction opportunities on historical Fort Myers avenues. Emerald Homes has designed the homes to honor the classic charm for which the City of Palms has been known for generations.

Emerald Homes' complete "Bungalow Series" of designs start in the high-$300s, with quick move-in opportunities available on Alhambra Drive, Jamabalana Lane and in the popular Tanglewood neighborhood off Woodwind Avenue.

An Adrian bungalow, located at 1453 Alhambra Drive, offers 1,983 square feet of living space with three bedrooms, two baths, a den, three-car garage and white vinyl fence. A similar model is available in the Tanglewood neighborhood at 1457 Woodwind Ave.

A 2,795-square-foot Corsico model, located at 1268 Alhambra Drive, offers four bedrooms, 3 1/2 baths and a three-car garage. A similar home plan is also available at 1326 Jambalana Lane.

A two-story Ellenton bungalow model, located at 1255 Alhambra Drive, offers 3,020 square feet of living space with four bedrooms, four baths and a pool bath, plus a flex room, a second-story study and upstairs living room. At 1320 Jambalana Lane, a Berkley model offers 2,563 square feet of living space with three bedrooms, three-and-a-half baths, a den or optional fourth bedroom and a three-car garage.

For additional information or to schedule a tour of Emerald Homes' bungalows along McGregor Blvd., call sales agent Robert Seibert at (239) 770-0770 or visit

For more information on the collections of homes and communities, please visit

Resort-style pool at Hammock Cove is complete

Resort-style amenities await home seekers at Hammock Cove, located within the golf community of Gateway Greens. D.R. Horton's Southwest Florida division has finished construction of a new pool, and the amenity center will soon be open.

The 3,000-acre Gateway Greens neighborhood offers schools, a business park, nature preserves, miles of jogging, biking and hiking paths, soccer and baseball fields, playgrounds and a dog park.

Hammock Cove is located within the main gate of Gateway Greens off Daniels Parkway, just east of I-75. Golf course, preserve and lake views are currently available. The three distinctive home plans range from 1,588 to 1,954 square feet of living space with prices starting in the low-$200s.

A professionally decorated Sable model is open for touring by the public. Featuring a loft off the master suite, a walk-in closet in each bedroom and a two-car garage, this three-bedroom, two-and-a-half bath home is designed to maximize flexibility and storage. An open kitchen adjoins an expansive great room, which flows to the lanai and dining area.

Several quick move-in homes are now available. For more information or to schedule a private tour, contact sales agents Jack Shea at (239) 940-9327 or Kevin Baas at (239) 462-5889.

Founded in 1978 in Fort Worth, Texas, D.R. Horton has operations in 78 markets in 26 states in the East, Midwest, Southeast, South Central, Southwest and West regions of the United States.

For more information, visit our website at



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