NAPLES, FL., — Nov 10, 2020— Barron Collier Companies announces the opening of Simple Beauty Medical Spa in its North Naples retail plaza, Creekside Corners. Simple Beauty Medical Spa is an expansion of the already existing hair salon that opened its doors in the Fall of 2016.  Simple Beauty has added a wide array of medical services including injectables, laser hair removal, IPL and sublative face treatments and body sculpting to their already extensive menu of salon services including hair cutting, coloring and styling, blowouts, make-up application, and waxing. Clients may choose to pay per service or join as a monthly member. Medical Spa Memberships range in price from $54.99 to $199 and hair salon monthly memberships range in price from $24.99 to $129.99 and are an excellent way to receive regular beauty and hair maintenance but at a savings. Simple Beauty Medical Spa was recently named to the list of Best of Naples Awards from Naples Daily News after their first year of servicing southwest Florida.  Their team of professionals include a master certified injector and a local surgeon serving as their PRP specialist.  The public is invited to attend a Holiday Open House on November 20 from 5pm to 8pm and enjoy the opportunity to purchase services at the best prices of the year and meet the talented staff. Please call 239-431-5339 to rsvp. Kiley Burd, owner of Simple Beauty Studio, and her husband Evan Burd, a 14-year deputy of the Collier County Sheriff’s office, and their seven children are long-time Naples residents and very active in their…

NAPLES, FL., – November 4, 2020 – Ave Maria, Florida is the recipient of the prestigious Community of the Year award presented annually by the Collier Building Industry Association. This is the sixth consecutive year that Ave Maria and its developer, Barron Collier Companies, have won the award for the under $500,000 category. The independent panel of judges ranked Collier County communities on various criteria including quality of the design for the overall amenity package, recreation provided (including clubhouse, golf and tennis facilities and pool areas) and outdoor use amenities (such as paths, gazebos, sculptures, etc. that add to the quality of the community). “Receiving this Sand Dollar Award six years in a row is a testament to the lifestyle, amenities, and home value that buyers are attracted to in today’s real estate market,” states Cee Cee Marinelli, director of development for Ave Maria. “Since the pandemic, we’ve seen an increased interest in home buyers focused on healthy and sustainable living.” The Community of the Year award recognizes the robust recreation and amenities in Ave Maria which provides residents with an instant source of leisure activities and socialization. Amenities include open spaces for its homeowners such as parks, trails, fields, and more. The North Park features baseball and soccer fields, basketball and tennis courts, playground, and concession stand. The South Park includes bocce ball courts, softball field, dog park, picnic pavilions, and an amphitheater. The Ave Maria Water Park is unrivaled by any other Southwest Florida community with two water slides, interactive water playground, shoreline-edge pool, resort and lap pools,…

NAPLES, FL., – October 15, 2020– Barron Collier Companies and Metro Commercial Development Group announce an exciting collection of restaurants and services for The Pointe at Founders Square, a brand-new 40,000 square foot dining, retail, and services plaza located on the southeast corner of Immokalee Road and Collier Boulevard in Naples, Florida. Initial tenants include Fuji Sushi, Luxury Nails & Spa, Palumbo’s Pizzeria, Skillets, and South Street Grill. “The Pointe at Founder’s Square will be the area’s premier destination for outdoor dining, shopping and entertainment, with its pedestrian-friendly design and artfully landscaped promenade and walkways,” states David Genson, Senior Vice President of Land Development for Barron Collier Companies, co-developer of the project. “The Pointe’s highly visible location on the corner of Immokalee Road and Collier Boulevard, is the ideal backdrop for this vibrant social venue and will create maximum exposure for businesses within the enclave.” “This unveiling of signed restaurants at The Pointe at Founders Square illustrates our commitment to bringing the best dining experiences to The Pointe,” adds Eric Mallory, Executive Vice President of Metro Commercial. “These restaurants are locally owned and operated, giving our patrons authentic culinary experiences befitting Southwest Florida.” The Pointe at Founders Square is currently over 50% leased, with several additional leases in advanced negotiations.  There are still a few opportunities available ranging from 1,400 square feet to 6,000 square feet. Additional complementary businesses being sought by the developer include fitness, fashion, beauty, health, dessert and restaurants. Construction on The Pointe began in mid-September with anticipated completion in summer 2021. For leasing information, please contact…

NAPLES, FL., – October 2, 2020-   Announcing 350 new home sales year-to-date, Ave Maria, Florida continues to reach historic levels and shows no signs of cooling off. In comparison to the same time last year, new home sales are up 74%, and this year-over-year increase is the largest since the master-planned community opened in 2007. Demand for new housing remains high for the development with 66 sales for the month of September, up from 60 in August and 52 in July. Home sales were reported from the four residential builders in Ave Maria — CC Homes, Del Webb Naples, Lennar, and Pulte Homes. “This is the first time Ave Maria has surpassed 350 new home sales in a year since the opening of the development” comments Cee Cee Marinelli, Director of Development for Ave Maria. “It’s thrilling to be part of a record-setting year. With 178 new home sales in the last 3 months, strong demand from prospective buyers is showing no signs of slowing down.” Home buyers seeking an improved quality of life, exceptional educational options for their children, and vast open space are just a few of the many factors driving new home sales. The market is seeing a significant lifestyle shift and trend of moving from congested cities to find homes with flexible space that is suitable for home offices or gyms. The ample recreational activities and amenities in which to enjoy a place to exercise, escape, and unwind make Ave Maria a desirable destination. The master-planned community was designed for healthy and active lifestyles, and the…

NAPLES, FL., – September 9, 2020-   Ave Maria, Florida continues to set sales records with its best month ever reporting 60 new home sales in August 2020.  Announcing 309 new home sales year-to-date, the master-planned community has already surpassed its total sales for the entirety of 2019. Home sales were reported from the four residential builders in Ave Maria —CC Homes, Del Webb Naples, Lennar, and Pulte Homes. Since the opening of the master planned community in 2007, Ave Maria continues its strategic approach of using smart growth principles in residential and commercial land development. As the first town developed under the ground-breaking Rural Land Stewardship Area program, Ave Maria is committed to the conservation of the area’s natural resources and wildlife and preservation of 17,000 acres in and around the community. Ave Maria has a walkable town center, parks, recreational spaces, various housing types from condominiums to attached villas to single-family homes, shops, restaurants and more than 100 miles of walking/running trails and sidewalks. “The sales surge in Ave Maria continues to prove unstoppable with 24 new homes reported in the first week of September. We continue to see an unprecedented demand as interest continues to rise,” comments Cee Cee Marinelli, Director of Development for Ave Maria. “Home sales have more than doubled month over month for August. With more people spending time at home, people are evaluating where and how they live, and Ave Maria is an attractive choice. With an array of floor plans and amenities, home shoppers are flocking in droves to our Southwest Florida development.” The active lifestyle…

NAPLES, FL., – August 6, 2020-   New home sales in the master-planned community of Ave Maria, Florida have reached a record-breaking high. Ave Maria Development reports 52 new homes sales during the month of July, the third straight month of unmatched sales for the hometown in Southwest Florida. Year-to-date the community reports over 225 new home sales. Home sales were reported from the four residential builders in Ave Maria— CC Homes, Del Webb Naples, Lennar and Pulte Homes. “Coming off unparalleled high sales in both June and May, we were thrilled to report that July continued to exceed our projections” comments Cee Cee Marinelli, director of development for Ave Maria. “We are seeing exponential growth right now. Families, retirees, young professionals…they are all finding their perfect new home in Ave Maria.” Ave Maria, Florida now includes more than 2,500 new homes in this fastest-selling community in Collier County, with a current estimated population of 10,000 people including university students. With entitlements for up to 11,000 residences, Ave Maria Development has the unique opportunity to create a one-of-a-kind sustainable hometown for the area including a university, private and public schools, one million square feet of commercial space, and a wide array of recreational amenities. “We always envisioned Ave Maria as a fully sustainable town,” remarks Blake Gable, CEO of Barron Collier Companies, developer of the town of Ave Maria, Florida. “When we first began planning the town back in the mid-2000s, we intended for seamless integration of quality education, local business, and well-built homes. Everything is falling into place as we…

NAPLES, FL., — July 22, 2020–   The master-planned community of Ave Maria, Florida reports another milestone in new home sales this year with the community surpassing 200 home sales in 2020 so far. This represents a 40% increase over the same period in 2019. Following a robust May and June, with record setting sales for the new home community in both months, Ave Maria is on track this July to outperform last year as well. Home sales were reported from the four residential builders in Ave Maria— CC Homes, Del Webb Naples, Lennar and Pulte Homes. “We’ve never seen anything like this,” comments Cee Cee Marinelli, director of development for Ave Maria. “Our foot traffic and website traffic are at record levels with interested buyers coming from all over Florida, especially the east coast, as well as northern and midwestern states. We are quickly surpassing our projections for 2020.” Builders in Ave Maria quickly responded to the evolving home buying process during the COVID-19 pandemic by offering online virtual tours and presentations, video walk-throughs, and remote access model tours. Sales centers remain open with strict capacity limits and social distancing precautions. The Ave Maria New Home and Welcome Center, often a first stop for many home buyers wanting to learn more about the town and community lifestyle, remains open with similar safety measures in place. Community ambassadors are also available via video chat and are taking appointments to give prospective home buyers a truly personal, one-on-one presentation. “With so much interest from outside our area, we (Ave Maria ambassadors) are…

NAPLES, FL., — July 2, 2020 –   Ave Maria Development announces its best month ever for new home sales contracts since the opening of the community in 2007. The master-planned community reports 40 new home sales in June 2020, a 45% increase over June 2019. Home sales were reported from the four residential builders in Ave Maria— CC Homes, Del Webb Naples, Lennar and Pulte Homes. As of June 30th, Ave Maria reports a 174 new home contracts year-to-date. “We are thrilled with the positive buyer reaction to Ave Maria during this first half of 2020,” comments Cee Cee Marinelli, director of development for Ave Maria. “During the past few months, we’ve seen an increased momentum in both foot traffic and website traffic resulting in more sales. The desire to live in a self-sustaining hometown with a full spectrum of amenities and conveniences has never been more appealing, and Ave Maria is the top choice for many home shoppers of all ages.” Currently, builders in Ave Maria are offering both quick move-in and build-to-suit homes in a variety of price ranges from the high $100s to over $500s. With over 75 floor plans to choose from including terrace homes, condominium, coach homes, attached villas and single-family homes, Ave Maria showcases a wide array of floor plans for buyers. Popular home design trends can be customized when shopping directly with each builder whether adding a bonus or flex room for a new home office or upgrading to new smart technologies for the home. Each builder offers unique design options to customize…

NAPLES, FL., — June 3, 2020–   Ave Maria Development announces 38 new home sales in May 2020, a record-setting month for the master-planned community since it opened in 2007. Home sales were reported from the four residential builders in Ave Maria— CC Homes, Del Webb Naples, Lennar and Pulte Homes. As of May 31st, Ave Maria reports a 35% increase in new home sales over the same period in 2019. “Ave Maria continues its trajectory of strong new home sales for 2020,” comments Cee Cee Marinelli, director of development for Ave Maria. “We continue to see buyers from several areas including Collier County, South Florida and the Northeast. The desire to live in a self-sustaining hometown with a full spectrum of amenities and conveniences has never been more appealing, and Ave Maria is the top choice for many home shoppers of all ages.” Currently, builders in Ave Maria are offering both quick move-in and build-to-suit homes in a variety of price ranges from the high $100s to over $500s. With over 75 floor plans to choose from including terrace homes, condominium, coach homes, attached villas and single-family homes, Ave Maria showcases a wide array of floor plans for buyers. Popular home design trends can be customized when shopping directly with each builder whether adding a bonus or flex room for a new home office or upgrading to new smart technologies for the home. Each builder offers unique design options to customize new homes including the latest in floor plan trends, color palettes, fixtures and finishes. The active lifestyle and robust…

NAPLES, FL., — June 15, 2020 – Barron Collier Companies in partnership with CC Homes, a Codina-Carr Company, reports their residential single-family home community of Fronterra is over 75% sold out. Located in Naples, Florida, at the intersection of David Boulevard and Collier Boulevard, Fronterra is a residential new home community of 154 total homes with prices from the low $200s. “During the past month we’ve seen an increase in buyer interest and new home contracts,” states Diana Ibarria, Senior Vice President for CC Homes.  “Fronterra’s appeal is resonating with families, empty nesters, and single professionals looking to own a home in Naples at an affordable price.” New home buyers purchasing a residence in the gated community can also enjoy a spa-like pool and sundeck. Just minutes to the beaches, restaurants and entertainment of 5th Avenue South, convenient shopping at Berkshire Commons Publix Supermarket, and nearby healthcare including Physicians Regional, Fronterra is part of the “new” Naples offering affordability and style in new homes close-in to the city of Naples. Fronterra offers seven one- and two-story floor plans that range in size from 1,148 to 2,251 square feet under air, with two to five bedrooms, two to three-and-one-half bathrooms. Three models are open daily including both single-story and two-story floor plans. Fronterra homes include CC Homes’ signature “5-Star Package” of upscale, modern features included standard. Kohler faucets, stainless steel appliances, granite countertops, 9-to-10-foot ceilings and wood cabinetry are among the many details that buyers of CC Homes love.  Other features included in all home designs are full sized washer and…