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This Week in Real Estate: Nov. 26-Dec. 2

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Corkscrew Estates is coming to Estero.

 

RESIDENTIAL

 

LEE COMMISSIONERS DONATE THREE RESIDENTIAL LOTS TO AFFORDABLE HOUSING NONPROFIT

Lee County commissioners voted Tuesday to donate three surplus residential lots to a local nonprofit organization that provides affordable housing to elderly, disabled, veterans and youth aging out of foster care. The lots donated to the Affordable Home Ownership Foundation Inc. are 1007 Eisenhower Blvd., Lehigh Acres; 1001 Eisenhower Blvd., Lehigh Acres; and 429 Sacramento St., North Fort Myers. The lots previously were acquired by Lee County due to non-payment of taxes. For more information on the Affordable Home Ownership Foundation Inc., a Fort Myers-based 501c(3) organization, go to ahf.today. For more information about surplus property, click here.
 
 

Centrally located in Estero, adjacent to WildBlue, Corkscrew Estates is 3.5 miles east of I-75.

NEW COMMUNITY COMING TO ESTERO

Pulte Homes announces the creation of Corkscrew Estates in Estero. The new community’s private, gated entry will welcome homebuyers to 59 exclusive new estate homesites of nearly an acre, most with views of the community’s nature preserves, lakes, or both. The lushly landscaped neighborhood will feature long, elegant paver-covered driveways complementing a selection of newly designed and consumer-inspired Pulte home designs. One-and two-story single-family homes will offer 2,853 to more than 5,000 square feet of living space, with up to six bedrooms and five bathrooms. Pricing for home and homesite is expected from the $700,000s to more than $1 million. Models are slated to be underway in spring, with a community grand opening scheduled for summer 2021. For more information, visit Pulte.com/CorkscrewEstates.
 
 

Coming Summer 2021, Country Club residents will enjoy River Hall’s new, private member- and resident-only lakeside amenity center.

RIVER HALL COUNTY CLUB TO ADD NEW AMENITY CENTER

For residents at River Hall Country Club, a new recreational hub will soon expand options for activities while fostering outdoor connections with friends and neighbors. Now under construction in the gated 1,500-acre village-style golf course community of River Hall, a new lakeside amenity center accessible exclusive to River Hall Country Club residents and members will feature a 4,500-square-foot resort-style pool, complete with colorful poolside cabanas and new island-inspired open-air tiki bar. A full-service café will offer a casual menu and a variety of beverages, along with wide-screen TVs. Pergolas encircling the deck will offer shade and enhance the center’s lush landscaping plan. The amenity center is scheduled to open summer 2021. For more information, visit Pulte.com/RiverHall.
 

COMMERCIAL

 

CITY MATTRESS OUTLET ANCHORS PALM POINTE SHOPPES

The Fortunoff anchor space at Palm Pointe Shoppes in Fort Myers is now occupied by City Mattress Outlet; the first outlet concept under the City Mattress brand. The 10,099-square-foot stand-alone building is located at 11521 S. Cleveland Ave. with a 284-unit multi-family development just behind Palm Pointe. This is the retailer’s seventh regional store, with locations ranging from Palm Pointe to the developing Interstate-75 and Alico Road project. LandQwest Principal Mike Concilla represented the tenant and landlords at both sites.
 

MHM DEVELOPMENT COMPLETES MICRO-HOSPITAL

Naples-based MHM Development has recently completed the development and sale of its micro-hospital located in Austin, Texas. Micro-hospitals offer the full services of a hospital emergency department and have labs that provide rapid clinical diagnostics and X-ray, computed tomography (CT), and ultrasound imaging, MHM Development states. Over the past several years, MHM Development has built various retail and healthcare projects in Florida and Texas and is actively developing in these states. For more information, visit MHMdev.com.

 

ON THE MOVE

 

Matthew Zwack

Owen-Ames-Kimball Co. (O-A-K), a general contractor serving Southwest Florida, announces that Vice President of Operations Matthew Zwack will assume the role of president in January 2021. Zwack will succeed current president David Dale. Dale will remain with the company through the end of 2021 to facilitate the transition. Dale joined O‑A‑K in 1989 and was promoted to the board of directors in 2004. In 2008, he became president of O‑A‑K Florida. Zwack joined O-A-K Florida in 2005 as an assistant superintendent and was promoted to job site superintendent, overseeing both public and private work. He served as the chief safety officer and general superintendent, overseeing all superintendents within O-A-K Florida. He was appointed to the O-A-K Florida board of directors in 2016. In 2019, Zwack was named vice president of operations.

 

Lorraine Strand

Southwest Florida home builder Frey & Son Homes welcomes two new team members this month, Lorraine Strand and Brian Heiniger. Strand, a veteran in the industry with more than 18 years of experience, joins the purchasing team at Frey & Son, and is responsible for various aspects of the process, including ordering supplies and materials, coordinating vendors and maintaining project budgets. Joining the team as a superintendent, Heiniger has been in the construction industry for more than 27 years. His responsibilities include overseeing day-to-day operations on the job sites and quality control.

 

KUDOS

 
The Naples Area Board of Realtors (NABOR) presented checks totaling $17,500 to two charities—Silent Angels and Bosom Buddies—as a result of their fundraising efforts in 2020. The Silent Angels fund is a Florida Realtors charity composed of Realtors dedicated to helping community members who have encountered a tough set of circumstances but may not be comfortable reaching out for help. Applications to the Silent Angels fund are submitted by third parties on behalf of those in need. To contribute, click here. Bosom Buddies is a breast cancer charity helping women who are facing the diagnosis of breast cancer while being uninsured or underinsured in Collier County. To contribute, email buddiescollier@aol.com.
 

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