Stevens Construction selected to build
of Southwest Florida
Stevens Construction has been selected as the construction manager for Landmark Hospital of Southwest Florida, a 50-bed, long-term acute care facility, announced Mark Stevens, company president.
Located on Goodlette-Frank Road, in Naples, Fla., the 86,676-square-foot, three-story hospital will specialize in wound care, low-tolerance rehabilitation, mechanical ventilation and treatments. Landmark Hospital will also offer programs for post-stroke, post-surgery and post-cardiac patients.
The first floor of Landmark Hospital of Southwest Florida will be shell space available for lease. The second floor of the hospital will accommodate operating rooms, conference rooms, CT scan and administrative offices. The third floor will feature a ten-bed intensive care unit, ten-bed progressive care unit and 30 medical and surgical beds.
With offices in Fort Myers, Tampa and Orlando, Stevens Construction specializes in providing construction management, general contracting and consulting services to clients and design professionals. Other services include site and design team selection, budgeting, project scheduling, permitting, cost and quality control and warranty service. The company builds healthcare, commercial and hospitality facilities. For information, visit www.stevensconstructioninc.com or call 239-936-9006.
Lee BIA Builders Care finalist in Toyota's 100 Cars for Good program
Lee Building Industry Association's Builders Care is one of the 250 finalists in Toyota's 100 Cars for Good program, which will award vehicles to 100 nonprofit organizations based on votes from the public beginning Oct. 1, 2013.
Toyota's 100 Cars for Good program will showcase five nonprofit organizations each day for 50 days at Facebook.com/Toyota. Visitors to the page will enter votes each day to select two separate winning organizations they feel are most deserving of new Toyota vehicles. Lee BIA Builders Care will be one of the five organizations highlighted for voting on Oct. 29, 2013.
Builders Care is the nonprofit charitable arm of the Building Industry Association. Its objective is to provide emergency repairs and construction services to elderly, disabled and economically disadvantaged people who are unable to obtain home repairs through traditional means. Builder's Care enlists the volunteer services of Lee BIA members and leverages grants and donated materials to provide construction and remodeling services to qualified homeowners throughout LeeCounty.
Major supporters include Cape Coral Plumbing, Ferguson Enterprises, Harbor Springs Building Company, Nilles Design Group, Priority Marketing of Southwest Florida, Stock Development and The Aubuchon Team of Companies. Builders Care is headquartered at the Lee BIA offices at 10501 Six Mile Cypress Parkway, Suite 104, Fort Myers FL 33966. Donations can be made online at www.LeeBuildersCare.org, or to the Builders Care general fund at BB&T Page Field branch at 4959 South Cleveland Avenue in Fort Myers.
More information is available by calling 239-938-0056.
Group begins work
on I-75 FDOT project
Wright Construction Group has started construction on a new public safety facility and rest area at Mile Marker 63 on I-75 in Collier County. The Florida Department of Transportation selected Wright Construction as the design/builder for this project that will provide the public a greater measure of emergency protection on "Alligator Alley."
The work involves: Building a public safety center that will accommodate four to six Collier County EMS personnel, which will help to reduce emergency response times on Alligator Alley; replacement of the existing rest area with a larger restroom facility; increasing the number of restroom facilities from 30 to 44, including the addition of four family restrooms; construction of two recreational access areas adjacent to the Big Cypress National Preserve backcountry trails. Each area will accommodate up to 15 vehicles and 25 trucks or trailers; upgrading the wastewater and water treatment plants; improvements also include site enhancements such as lighting, landscaping and resurfacing; and construction of a16-foot by 30-foot stand-alone storage building.
Completion of the project is expected to be in fall 2014.
The buildings being constructed will be Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design certified, an internationally recognized certification for environmentally conscious construction.
Wright Construction Group was established in 1946 in Elkhart, Ind., moved to Southwest Florida in 1981, and now has offices in Naples, Fort Myers and Punta Gorda. The multi-disciplined firm provides expertise in civil, environmental and all facets of construction services in the areas of multi-family living, office, commercial, medical, governmental and educational facilities, historic restorations and general building services. Visit www.wrightg.com or call (239) 481-5000.
Robb & Stucky International design
firm for Lennar Homes Fiddler's Creek Model
Robb & Stucky International, a Southwest Florida home furnishings retailer and interior design center, has been awarded a contract to provide total furnishings and interior details for a Mediterranean-style village of coach homes within Fiddler's Creek, a luxury, master-planned community.
Joanne Wilseck, Licensed interior designer and Tricia Lynch, design consultant of Robb & Stucky International are lead designers for the Verona model in Sonoma. The Verona is the upstairs unit and is the largest residence available in Sonoma, encompassing 2,141 air-conditioned square feet. The home features two bedrooms, a den, and two baths situated around a central living room, kitchen, breakfast area and dining room. With completion expected this summer, the model will have a starting price of $300,990.
Robb & Stucky International was founded in 1915 by Virgil Robb and W.R. Lee. Harry Stucky joined the company in 1917 and the company formally became Robb & Stucky in 1925. Today the company is owned by the family of Samuel Kuo, founder and CEO of Samson Holding, with two flagship stores. Fort Myers at 13170 South Cleveland Ave., and Naples at 355 9th St., South.
For more information, call Jessica Schneider at 239-415-6060 or visit RobbStuckyIntl.com.
D.R. Horton SW Florida Division announces Somerset nearly sold out
D.R. Horton's Southwest Florida Division has announced that the new townhome community Somerset is 80 percent sold out. Somerset, located in Estero, offers three floor plans from which to choose. These townhomes offer between 1,765 1,956 square feet of living space. Townhome prices start in the high $100s.
This community boasts a community pool, excellent schools in the Lee County school district and open floor plans. Neighboring activities include boating, shopping, restaurants, shelling, fishing, golfing, kayaking, music and art events, jet skiing, wild life viewing and beaches.
Founded in 1978 in Fort Worth, Texas, D.R. Horton has operations in 78 markets in 27 states in the East, Midwest, Southeast, South Central, Southwest and West regions of the United States. D.R. Horton is America's largest builder as reported by Builder magazine for eleven straight years.
For more information, visit our website at www.drhorton.com/swfla. Home and community information including pricing, included features, terms, availability and amenities are subject to change and prior sale at any time without notice or obligation. Square footage dimensions are approximate.
Neal Communities breaks ground on Coastal Key
Neal Communities has broken ground on Coastal Key, a 48-acre gated community adjacent to the Estero Aquatic Preserve in Fort Myers, announced Michael Greenberg, vice president Neal Communities South Region. Located off Summerlin Road at the end of Winkler Road Extension, Coastal Key home prices will begin in the upper $200s.
When completed, the maintenance-included community will have 76 single-family homes of one- and two-story plans, offering views of the nine-acre lake, 17.74 acres of on-site preserves and nearly 40-acres of wetland preserves adjacent to Coastal Key. Home sizes will range from 1,772 to 3,000 square feet of air-conditioned space. Homebuyers can choose from eight different floor plans, with two or three-car garages.
The Coastal Key Sales Center located at 17841 Spanish Harbor Court, Fort Myers, will open in late October/early November 2013.
Neal Communities was named one of 2012's "America's Best Builders" by BUILDER Magazine and voted the "2013 Best Residential Builder in Southwest Florida" in a readers' poll sponsored by Gulfshore Business magazine. The company is ranked #1 locally by Metrostudy and by Hanley Wood Market Intelligence based on number of home sales and ranked #64 nationally among homebuilders by BUILDER Magazine. To date, Neal has built over 9,000 homes in Southwest Florida.
For more information, call (877) 675-6046 or visit www.nealcommunities.com.