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Ave Maria Claims #1 Spot In Naples-Fort Myers As Top Selling Single-Family Community

Ave Maria, FL., — Nov. 16, 2017 – Ave Maria has been named the #1 selling single-family community in the Naples-Fort Myers market for the eleventh consecutive quarter, according to a Q3 Metro Study report for 2017.

The report, which ranks annual home starts and move-ins, places Ave Maria at the top of both lists with 308 new home starts and 380 move-ins for the Naples-Fort Myers markets over the past 12 months. The Naples-Fort Myers markets are defined as Naples and Marco Island as well as Fort Myers and Cape Coral. Prices for new homes in Ave Maria begin in the high $100,000s with most new home sales averaging in the low $300,000s, well below the current average new home price in Collier County of $533,335.

Ave Maria offers more than 40 floor plans in seven distinct neighborhoods within the town. CC Homes, Pulte Homes, and Del Webb are the town’s preferred builders presenting quality constructed new homes for the discerning buyer.  Homes range in size from 1,457 square feet to over 5,000 square feet and feature some of the latest design trends including outdoor kitchens, bonus lofts, casitas and more.

“We are proud to be a part of the thriving Ave Maria community and to be able to enhance the area for residents,” said Jim Carr, founder and principal of CC Homes. “We look forward to the continued success at the nationally recognized hometown.”

Residents of Ave Maria have access to a full array of amenities including a private water park, tennis and bocce courts, over 100 miles of walking and biking trails, baseball and soccer fields, a dog park, and town center with a Publix supermarket. Del Webb Naples is home to the Panther Run Golf Club at Del Webb, an 18-hole course designed by Gordon G. Lewis offering challenging play amidst natural Southwest Florida beauty.


Ave Maria has been named 2016 and 2015 Community of the Year, the Top Selling Single-Family Home Community in Southwest Florida, a Top 40 Master Planned Community in the United States and its active adult community, Del Webb Naples, has been named a Top 20 Places to Retire. Located in southwest Florida, minutes from the beaches and cultural attractions of Naples, Ave Maria is a self-sustaining town including highly-rated schools, shopping and dining, employment opportunities, parks and recreation, and more.  At its build out, the town will include up to 11,000 residences, and 1.7 million square feet of retail, office, and business park uses in its 4,000 acres.  Set amidst 17,000 acres of environmentally protected land, Ave Maria is located at the intersection of Oil Well and Camp Keais Roads in Eastern Collier County.  The main entrance, on Oil Well just west of Camp Keais, leads to the Town Center. Take I-75, exit 111, follow the signs east to Ave Maria, approximately 20 minutes. For more information, please visit or call 239-352-3903.