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…

NAPLES, FL., – February 20, 2020–   Ave Maria Development and Immokalee Fire Control District announce the groundbreaking of the new Immokalee Fire Control District Ave Maria Public Safety Complex on March 5, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. on the site located in the Ave Maria Park of Commerce. The new 22,000 square foot station is planned to serve Ave Maria proper and the southern areas of the Immokalee Fire Control District. With the capability to house a minimum of five personnel 24 hours a day, seven days a week, the Ave Maria Public Safety Complex could accommodate up to 13 personnel, or more, including Sheriff deputies, EMS supervisors, Fire Chief Michael Choate and administrative personnel in offices. The station is the first new facility in the Immokalee Fire Control District since 1953 and will be designed by GMA Architects and constructed by Envirostruct. Anticipated opening is early 2021. The Ave Maria lifestyle includes amenities for its homeowners such as water park, soccer and baseball fields, fitness center, amphitheater, dog park, bocce and tennis courts, Town Center with Publix Supermarket, commercial center with Mobil gas station, private schools from preschool through university, and on-site free events throughout the year. Single-family homes are available for purchase from four well-respected builders—CC Homes, Del Webb, Lennar and Pulte Homes—and are priced from the high $100s. ABOUT & DIRECTIONS Ave Maria has been named 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016 and 2015 Community of the Year, the Top Selling Single-Family Home Community in Southwest Florida, a Top 35 Master Planned Community in the United States and its active…

NAPLES, FL., — January 17, 2020– Barron Collier Companies and Metro Commercial Development Group announce the groundbreaking of Founders Square, a 55-acre mixed-use development located on the southeast corner of Immokalee Road and Collier Boulevard in Naples, Florida. The development is slated for completion in summer 2021. Founders Square will be anchored by The Pointe, which is a collection of restaurants and other service and retail tenants. The restaurants will vary in type and sizes, providing an option to suit everyone’s tastes. The Pointe’s upscale architecture and pedestrian-friendly design will create a dynamic meeting place for this rapidly growing trade area. Founders Square will be home to The Haldeman, which is a 400-unit Class A apartment community built around the extensive lake system of Founders Square. In addition, Founders Square will include a 35,000 square foot medical office building adjacent to The Pointe. The Davis Group, based in Atlanta, GA, is developing a state-of-the-art, climate-controlled, 110,000-square-foot self-storage facility. The facility will feature convenient drive-up units in an architecturally cohesive three-story building. Founders Square combines luxury living, shopping, dining, entertainment, medical and other services as Naples’ newest mixed-use development. Three entrances, including one signalized entrance on Collier Boulevard and two additional entrances on Immokalee Road, create ease of access to the center. A limited number of parcels are available for purchase and lease with locations fronting Immokalee Road and interior sections. Metro Commercial and Trinity Commercial Group are marketing the property.  ABOUT BARRON COLLIER COMPANIES Barron Collier Companies is one of the largest diversified companies in Florida dedicated to the responsible…

AVE MARIA, FLORIDA, — August 12, 2019—The master-planned community of Ave Maria, Florida reports 32 new home sales for the month of July, more than any month so far in 2019. The strong sales came from all builders within Ave Maria— CC Homes, Del Webb Naples, and Pulte Homes. In addition, Ave Maria was named the top-selling community in Collier County in the most recent second quarter report by MetroStudy, with 239 annual closings in the past year.  Ave Maria has been the number-selling new home community in Collier County for the past five years, according to MetroStudy reports. The town of Ave Maria has been designed as self-sustaining, with all daily conveniences located in-town and within a short distance of residential neighborhoods, ideal for biking and golf carting between stops. A fully package of amenities awaits new home buyers featuring a central Town Center with shops, restaurants, medical offices, services, fitness center, and Publix Supermarket. Outdoor recreation in-town includes private waterpark with resort and lap pools, interactive playground and slides, concession and beach volleyball, Panther Run Golf Club at Del Webb Naples, tennis and bocce courts, and basketball, baseball and soccer fields. A full-time lifestyle director assists in programming free town events including outdoor concerts, arts festivals, weekly farmer markets, holiday events, and monthly first Friday themed social events. “Summer is traditionally viewed as a slow season in Collier County but Ave Maria’s high volume of home sales contracts for July indicate otherwise for our community,” states CeeCee Marinelli, director of development for Ave Maria Development. “Home buyers looking…

AVE MARIA, FLORIDA, — July 10, 2019—The master-planned community of Ave Maria, Florida reports 120 new home sales as of June 30, 2019 from its three home builders— CC Homes, Del Webb, and Pulte Homes. Ave Maria is the leader in residential new home sales in Collier County according to a recent MetroStudy report. “Our home sales represent a strong first half of the year demonstrating Ave Maria’s appeal to the home buyer who is considering Collier County,” comments Cee Cee Marinelli, director of development for Ave Maria. “Ave Maria is all about lifestyle and affordability, which resonates with buyers of all ages including young professionals, growing families, and active adults.” The town of Ave Maria has been designed self-sustaining, with all daily conveniences located in-town and within a short distance of residential neighborhoods. A fully amenitized lifestyle awaits new home buyers featuring a central Town Center with shops, restaurants, medical offices, fitness center, and Publix Supermarket. Outdoor recreation in-town includes private waterpark with resort and lap pools, interactive playground and slides, concession and beach volleyball, Panther Run Golf Club at Del Webb, tennis and bocce courts, and basketball, baseball and soccer fields. A full-time lifestyle director assists in programming free town events including outdoor concerts, arts festivals, weekly farmer markets, holiday events, and monthly first Friday themed social events. Residents living in Ave Maria can choose to send their children to on-site private schools including the K-12 Donahue Academy and Ave Maria University. Ave Maria children attending public schools are zoned for the highly accredited Collier County Public School…

NAPLES, FL., — June 20, 2019 – Barron Collier Companies welcomes 3 Peppers Burrito Co. into Creekside Corners located at Immokalee and Goodlette Road. Headquartered in Fort Myers, Florida, this is the 9th location for 3 Peppers Burrito Co. in Southwest Florida since the start of the company in 2014. The new location in North Naples is nearly 1,400 square feet and features an industrial, laid-back style, where patrons can relax and enjoy a fresh burrito on a tortilla made from scratch. A back-door pickup area is available for customers wanting fresh food on the go. 3 Peppers Burrito Co. sets themselves apart by pressing and cooking their tortillas for burritos & tacos directly in front of you. They pride themselves on using local ingredients and creating unique, homemade sauces which makes the restaurant a popular spot for locals and tourists alike. “We are excited to welcome 3 Peppers to Creekside Corners. We know guests will enjoy their fresh ingredients and cuisine,” stated Cee Cee Marinelli, vice president of commercial leasing for Barron Collier Companies. “We are excited to share our love of Mexican food with Collier County. We’ve been wanting to open a location in Naples and we are thankful for the opportunity to work with Barron Collier Companies to be able to do so,” said Justin O’Brien, co-owner of 3 Pepper Burrito Co. 3 Peppers Burrito Co. replaced the previous tenant Motor City Coney Island in Creekside Corners. For more information about the restaurant, visit http://3pepperburrito.com/. Hours are from 10:30am-9:00pm Monday through Sunday. # # # ABOUT BARRON COLLIER…

CC Residential and its joint venture partner, Barron Collier Companies, are pleased to announce the opening of Addison Place, a new luxury apartment community, in Naples, Florida. With the completion of two buildings, Addison Place recently welcomed its first residents and immediate move-ins are now available. The 296-unit apartment community is conveniently located at 8633 Addison Place Circle at the northwest corner of Immokalee Road and Collier Boulevard. Prospective residents can tour the community, review floor plans and select their desired home. “We developed Addison Place to meet the growing demand for new apartment homes in North Naples,” said Andy Burnham, Chief Operating Officer for CC Residential. “The community is designed with the upgraded finishes and the latest amenities to provide our residents with a carefree comfortable lifestyle.” Addison Place is professionally managed by Greystar and offers one, two and three- bedroom apartment homes ranging in size from 758 to 1,397 square feet of living space. Interiors include modern kitchens with islands, granite countertops, light grey cabinetry, subway tile backsplashes, stainless steel appliances and side by side refrigerators. Master bedrooms include walk-in closets and spa-inspired bathrooms with soaking tubs. Open concept floor plans feature wood-inspired plank flooring, nine-foot ceilings, windows that provide abundant natural light, full-size washers and dryers, balconies or outdoor patios with French doors. The community provides a variety of onsite amenities. A modern clubhouse is designed with a variety of social spaces, a game room, business center, theater room and complimentary Wi-Fi in common areas. A fitness center includes weight machines, Peloton equipment, along with on demand…

NAPLES, FL., — October 4, 2018 – Barron Collier Companies has closed on the purchase of Sawgrass Pointe II, a 95,800 square-foot office building in Sunrise, Florida. Located within the Sawgrass International Corporate Park, the three-story, Class A office building was purchased in a joint venture between Barron Collier Companies and Vanderbilt Office Properties. “The acquisition of Sawgrass Point II is part of our strategy to diversify our investments geographically,” states Brian Goguen, chief investment officer for Barron Collier Companies. “The property’s strong tenant base and appealing location were important factors in our consideration.” This is the third joint venture in a commercial property investment between Barron Collier Companies and Vanderbilt Office Properties. With an extensive commercial portfolio spanning more than one million square feet, Barron Collier Companies’ collection of properties includes Newgate Center, Quarles & Brady & Premier Executive Center, 4099 Tamiami Trail Building, Ave Maria Town Center, Magnolia Square and Creekside Corners. # # # ABOUT BARRON COLLIER COMPANIES Barron Collier Companies is one of the largest diversified companies in Florida dedicated to the responsible development, management, and stewardship of numerous land holdings. Led by the Collier family, with roots tracing back one hundred years to Collier county founder Barron G. Collier, Barron Collier Companies pursues its vision for Southwest Florida with successful enterprises in several areas including agriculture, land development and mineral management. For more information, please visit www.barroncollier.com or call 239-262-2600.