AMAZON DISTRIBUTION CENTER PROPOSED FOR COLLIER COUNTY
10TH ANNUAL MARKET TRENDS HOSTED VIRTUALLY IN AUGUST
In conjunction with the Lee Building Industry Association, Collier Building Industry Association, and LSI Companies Inc., the 10th annual Market Trends will be presented virtually on Aug. 11. Market Trends is the region’s premier home building and commercial real estate event, bringing together building industry professionals and businesses to support the Building Industry Associations of Lee and Collier counties. This year’s event will be offered completely free of charge to all participants. Randy and Justin Thibaut of LSI Companies Inc. will present a mid-year snapshot of market facts, data and insights that directly impact the real estate industry. Registration details can be found at markettrendsswfl.com.
SHY WOLF SANCTUARY EYES MOVE TO 17-ACRE PROPERTY IN GOLDEN GATE ESTATES
MARCO ISLAND HOME SALES DOWN IN MAY
A total of $48 million dollars worth of real estate closed on Marco Island in May according to Gerry Rosenblum, broker associate at Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Realty. That’s down from $80 million in May 2019. Sold single-family homes were down 48% this May compared to May 2019, from 57 to 24. Eleven homes that closed were each over $1 million. Sold condominiums were down 52% this May compared to May 2019, and sold singly-family vacant lots were down 13% this May compared to May 2019. Inventory for single-family homes was at 244 in May, down 24% from May 2019. For more information, visit viewmarco.com.
AVE MARIA REPORTS RECORD HOME SALES IN MAY
THE GOLISANO CHILDREN’S MUSEUM OF NAPLES TO OPEN INVENTIONEER’S LAB
The Golisano Children’s Museum of Naples (C’mon) will have a grand opening for its new Inventioneer’s Lab on July 11 during the museum hours. C’mon’s Inventioneer’s Lab brings together science, technology, engineering, art and math (STEAM) as a significant part of the Lab’s programs, curriculum and activities and is designed to empower kids to move from imagining to doing. Makers of all ages are encouraged to build and experiment in the Lab, as they challenge themselves to solve problems. Skill-building projects introduce kids to new tools and materials preparing them to advance to the next step in the process of making. The C’mon Inventioneer’s Lab caters most specifically to children ages 7-14, although the activities can be enjoyed by younger children with some hands-on family assistance. Visit cmon.org for new hours and admission policies.
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United Way elects new officers, board members
Elmquist Eye Group now offering Durysta implant procedure
Christopher Alan Homes ranked among top builders by Builder magazine
Pushing the Envelope promotes Przywara
Hughes, Snell & Co. CPA participates on PPP compliance discussion panel
The Music Foundation of Southwest Florida announces virtual summer arts camps
Neighborhood Health Clinic earned the highest-ranking attainable from NAFC
Neighborhood Health Clinic earned a 2020 Gold Rating, the highest-ranking available from the National Association of Free and Charitable Clinics (NAFC) Quality Standards Program. By self-attesting that the organization has certain policies and procedures in place, it is able to highlight its commitment to providing quality care to patients. The mission of the National Association of Free and Charitable Clinics is to ensure the medically underserved have access to affordable, quality health care. In 2019, the Neighborhood Health Clinic performed more than 28,000 patient procedures. The clinic is fully funded by private philanthropy. For more information, visit neighborhoodhealthclinic.org.