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Ave Maria Development Reports Strong 2017 New Home Sales

NAPLES, FL., — January 8, 2018 –   Ave Maria Development announces a strong 2017 sales year with 305 new home sales contracts. The master-planned community, located off Oil Well Road in Collier County, has been recognized as the fastest selling new home community in both Collier and Lee counties for three years, counting more than 1,300 new home sales since 2013.

“Ave Maria’s growth is explosive with hundreds of new families moving in every year,” states Cee Cee Marinelli, of Ave Maria Development. “We’ve been named Community of the Year in 2017, 2016 and 2015 and recognized as a Top 35 Master Planned Community as well as a Top 20 Places to Retire, all in the past few years.”

The town of Ave Maria offers several styles of homes including single family residences with 2-6 bedrooms featuring lake, preserve, and golf course views.  Twenty-one model homes are open daily. New home buyers can select from several builders in different neighborhoods. CC Homes builds single-family homes in three neighborhoods within the town—Maple Ridge at Ave Maria, Coquina at Maple Ridge, and Maple Ridge Reserve. New homes are priced from the low $200s. Del Webb Naples offers single-family homes in their exclusive active adult neighborhood for residents 55 and better with prices from the low $200s. National Builder Pulte Homes builds single-family residences in three neighborhoods— Avalon Park, Emerson Park and Hampton Village. New homes are priced from the mid $200s.

Amenities include an onsite waterpark, Panther Run Golf Club at Del Webb, tennis and bocce, Town Center shopping and dining, Publix grocery market, private schools and University, and sports fields and playgrounds.


Ave Maria has been named 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 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.  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.