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May 23, 2014
Cape Coral Daily Breeze

Murray named managing broker at Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices

Deborah Murray has assumed the leadership role as managing broker of the Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Realty Cape Coral Branch Sales Office, at 1515 Cape Coral Parkway, Cape Coral.

Murray's leadership experience includes extensive knowledge and compliance based systems as well as a passion for selecting and developing real estate sales professionals by mentoring, coaching, and training to assist in their continued success.

For additional information, contact Murray at 239-443-3160.

CCCIA to address lien laws June 12

Do you like throwing away money? You might be if you don't the current lien laws.

Join the Cape Coral Construction Industry Association Thursday, June 12, for a seminar on Florida's lien law, construction damage cases, handling stop work orders and an immigration update for construction industry.

The seminar is at Gulf Coast Village, 1333 Santa Barbara Blvd., Cape Coral.

Registration starts at 8 a.m.

Call 239-772-0027 or visit for information.

Lee BIA to host two-day continuing education credit workshop

The Lee Building Industry Association, in conjunction with the Continuing Education Academy, will host a two day Continuing Education Credit Seminar Wednesday, June 4, and Thursday, June 5, at Wayne Wiles Floor Coverings Showroom in Fort Myers, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Contractors have the opportunity to complete all 14 hours of state required CEUs.

The workshop is free to BIA members and $75 per day for non-members. Early registration is strongly suggested because seats are limited.

Visit to download to registration form or call 239-936-5525.

The Lee BIA is comprised of approximately 350 companies involved in every aspect of building and creating a thriving community for a growing Southwest Florida. The association serves its members and strengthens the community by advancing the professional building industry through advocacy, education and service.

Visit to learn more about all of the BIA's building, remodeling and subcontractor members.

Lindsford community scheduled

to open for sales in July

D.R. Horton's Southwest Florida Division has announced that the new community of Lindsford is scheduled to open for sales in July. Located off Winkler Avenue in Fort Myers, Lindsford offers new single-family homes within a gated community close to I-75, U.S. 41 and the historic River District of downtown Fort Myers.

Fourteen home plans are available in Lindsford, ranging from approximately 1,585 to 4,377 square feet of living space, with prices starting in the $200s. One and two-story homes feature three to five bedrooms, two to 4 1/2 baths, and two- to three-car garages. Decorated models and a nicely appointed amenity center are also scheduled to open soon.

For more information, call (239) 560-4461.

Founded in 1978 in Fort Worth, Texas, D.R. Horton has operations in 79 markets in 27 states in the East, Midwest, Southeast, South Central, Southwest, and West regions of the United States.

For more information, visit our website at 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.

J.L. Wallace completes

tenant improvement construction at First Street Center

J.L. Wallace Inc. has completed a tenant improvement for TSN, LLC at the First Street Center in downtown Fort Myers across from the new Public Library.

Construction consisted of the renovation of existing shell space to accommodate the needs of Terry S. Nelson, Attorney. This space is a class "A" office providing three large offices, conference and break rooms, reception and waiting area within 1,550 square feet. The interior finishes consist of solid wood trim and doors, Travertine floors and acoustical ceilings.

Ted Gadoury served as project manager with Robbyn Spears as senior project manager assistant and Dennis Tyeryar as project superintendent. Architectural design services were provided by Jason P. Tramonte Architect.

Based in Fort Myers, J.L. Wallace has provided general contracting, design/build and construction management services in Southwest Florida since 1997. The company specializes in commercial projects, including structures for retail, industrial, institutional and office use. For more information, visit or call (239) 437-1111.

Black to speak at 2014 National Settlement Services Summit

Chris Black, owner of Winged Foot Title, a title insurance company in Fort Myers, has been asked to speak at the 2014 National Settlement Services Summit in New Orleans. The summit will take place on June 9-11 at the New Orleans Marriott.

Black's topic will be, "Partnerships, Competition and Creative Thinking: Encountering Ways to Add to Your Revenue Stream."

This summit has become an annual destination for title agents, mortgage lenders and settlement services providers from around the country to come together for networking and learning. During the summit, expert speakers and noted industry veterans take the stage with educational presentations, informative panel discussions and instructional breakout sessions.

To book Black for a speaking engagement visit or call (239) 985-4142.

To register for the summit, visit

Over 70 percent of homes

in Villa Palmeras sold

More than 70 percent of the homes at Neal Communities' Villa Palmeras in Estero have been sold less than a year since construction began, announced Michael Greenberg, Southwest Florida Regional President. The new gated community just south of Corkscrew Road on Three Oaks Parkway offers paired villa homes from the mid $200s. Closings are ongoing.

When completed, this community will have 110 paired villa homes with lake and preserve views. Two floor plans are available with variations in features for both: The Crystal Sand has two bedrooms, two baths, a great room and an optional den under 1,434 square feet of living area, and a two-car garage. The Tidewater features 1,524 square feet of living space with two bedrooms, two baths, great room and den, plus a two-car garage. Each home can be personalized in the Neal Communities Design Gallery.

The community's sales center is at 21535 Cascina Drive, Estero. For more information, call 1-866-659-3919. Online at



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