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Real Estate Briefs 11-27-20

By Staff | Nov 24, 2020

Alegian Group purchases retail strip center in downtown Cape

Alegian Group Inc. has purchased the 9,015-square-foot retail strip center at 447 Cape Coral Parkway, E., Cape Coral, from Joel R. Shapiro Enterprises Inc for $999,500. Tenants in the building include Apollo Pharmacy, Avanti Salon & Day Spa and the Nail Club. The center is located in the downtown Cape Coral District on the corner of Cape Coral Parkway and Southeast 5th Place.

Gary Tasman, CEO and principal broker, and Shawn Stoneburner, senior director and broker, of Cushman and Wakefield | Commercial Property Southwest Florida LLC handled the seller and buyer in negotiating the transaction.

Cushman and Wakefield | Commercial Property Southwest Florida LLC delivers integrated solutions by actively advising, implementing and managing on behalf of landlords, tenants and investors through every stage of the real estate process. C&W also provides valuation advice, strategic planning and research, portfolio analysis, site selection and space location assistance.

For more about the transaction, or to learn more about Commercial Property Southwest Florida, contact Tasman at gtasman@cpswfl.com or visit www.cpswfl.com.

11 properties remain in Horse Creek development

Horse Creek, a community of custom homes on estate-sized lots, has just 11 acre-plus properties remaining for sale. As one of the few subdivisions in Southwest Florida offering minimum one-acre lots, Horse Creek offers a natural setting on the Orange River and welcoming Old Florida home designs by exclusive builder and developer, Daniel Wayne Homes, Inc. 

Horse Creek embraces a more traditional sense of living and style while including space for extra garages, outbuildings, and more. The community was designed as an exclusive enclave on 220 acres with only 113 total residential lots. Residents enjoy a deeded, gated community lifestyle coupled with space and privacy unmatched in Lee County.

Buyers have the opportunity to choose from one of 17 floorplans, including a new multigenerational floor plan named Palm Beach, or, they can build an entirely custom home on the acre of their dreams. Additional options include oversized garages for RVs and boats, as well as double lots.

For more information, contact Jason Chodakowsky at (239) 332-7335 or visit http://horsecreekcommunity.com/. To view the interactive site map, visit https://horsecreekcommunity.com/site-plan/.

Horse Creek is located off Orange River Boulevard in Fort Myers. The neighborhood features a fitness trail and community park for kayaking, barbequing, picnicking and more. The possibilities are endless in Horse Creek. For more information or to visit the model, contact Jason Chodakowsky at (239) 332-7335 or visit http://horsecreekcommunity.com/.

Daniel Wayne Homes has been building homes in the Tri-County area since 1992. For more information, visit http://danielwaynehomes.com/.

Lee Building Industry Association staff member appointed to special events advisory board

Emily Bumsted, events and workforce programs director of the Lee Building Industry Association, has been appointed by Mayor Randy Henderson to the Special Events Advisory Board for the city of Fort Myers. The appointment includes a three-year term that will end in October of 2023.

The Advisory Board consists of seven members and two alternate members. The members of the board shall be sworn by the city clerk to perform the duties of the office. The duties of the board are as follows:

1. Act in an advisory capacity to the City Council in matters relating to special events proposed by event managers which are:

a. – Open to the public

b. – Held within the city limits in spaces which are overseen by the city

c. – Expected to attract more than 1,000 people

d. – Requesting the City Council approve a waiver or a reduction of fees or a cash sponsorship

2. Endeavor to facilitate quality cultural and artistic events that enhance the quality of life for the citizens of the city, and provide exposure and positive social and economic impacts for the city, by either recommending or withholding recommendation of funding to the City Council for a special event that meets the 4 criteria described in Subsection 1 of the duties based on a competitive process.

3. Recommend to the City Council special events that should receive city sponsorship by a reduction or waiver in the fees charged for the use of public property and/or the cost of services to be provided by the city, based on a weighted scale of merit.

4. Recommend regulations for the conduct of special events that will increase interest therein to the citizens, residents and visitors of the city generally, insofar as the same are not in conflict with the City Code and state statutes.

5 Have such other advisory duties granted by the City Council consistent with successful special events held within the city.

The Lee Building Industry Association is a not for profit trade organization established in 1954 to promote, protect and preserve the building industry of Lee, Hendry and Glades counties. The Lee BIA is chartered by the National Association of Home Builders and is an affiliate of the Florida Home Builders Association, giving members three memberships in one. These combined memberships provide a seamless, constant flow of information from all three levels of government, in addition to the various events and programs presented by the Lee BIA. It is comprised of over 400 member companies involved in every aspect of building and creating a thriving community for a growing Southwest Florida.

The mission of the Lee BIA is to promote, protect and preserve homeownership, private property rights and affordable housing by advocating for balanced laws, regulation and fees through member education and outreach. The Lee BIA is headquartered at 6835 International Center Blvd., #4, in Fort Myers. For more information on membership and its various programs, please visit www.BIA.net or call 239-936-5525.


Wood joins LandQwest Commercial

Steve Wood has joined LandQwest Commercial to work on diverse office, retail and industrial assets in the Southwest Florida market.

As a lifelong resident of Fort Myers, Wood has insight into the local real estate market bringing in local contacts to leverage and complete projects for property owners, investors, and tenants in search of commercial space.

He has extensive experience in all asset classes of improved property in acquisition, leasing, and dispositions. He is active in the business community as a member of local business groups and in the community by volunteering on two local governmental advisory committees.

LandQwest Commercial is located at 1614 Colonial Blvd., Suite 101, in Fort Myers. For more information, call 239-275-4922.

D.R. Horton’s Lindsford over 80 percent sold out

D.R. Horton Southwest Florida is selling in the final phase at Lindsford, a gated community located in the heart of Fort Myers.

More than 80 percent sold out, Lindsford offers an array of single-family homes and twin villas, along with spectacular amenities.

Home buyers in Lindsford can choose from a vast selection of stylish home designs featuring two to five bedrooms and 1,526 to over 3,100 square feet of living space, with pricing starting in the mid-$200,000s.

Three professionally decorated model homes are open daily, each showcasing the appealing, open-concept home designs and the variety of interior finishes available at Lindsford.

Living at Lindsford features a nubbier of community amenities, including a resort-style pool with beach entry, state-of-the-art fitness center and exercise studio, large community room with kitchen, playground, tennis courts and much more. 

For more information, contact a D.R. Horton new homes sales specialist at (239) 225-2676 or SWFLonline@drhorton.com.