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July 14, 2017
Cape Coral Daily Breeze

Steinke named director of business development for Miloff Aubuchon Realty Group

Recently, Miloff Aubuchon Realty Group welcomed Bill Steinke to its real estate team as director of business development for its current and future offices in Southwest Florida. Steinke, 2017 president of the Royal Palm Coast Realtor Association, has extensive knowledge about Southwest Florida's real estate community and notable success developing large real estate offices.

Steinke's career began as a certified financial planner with a Fortune 50 company, where he spent 16 years perfecting his skills in independent business development and organizational growth. Steinke retired in 2000 as field vice president in Southwest Florida. Ten years later he returned to the business world as a second generation real estate agent, focused on coaching Realtors looking to expand their business. Since then, he has instructed many "business planning" courses while serving in local leadership positions.

Miloff Aubuchon Realty Group, the real estate division of Aubuchon Team of Companies, began in 1998. Today the company has grown to nearly 100 agents with five real estate offices across Southwest Florida; three in Cape Coral, one in Bonita Springs and one in Estero. Its web site is

Express Homes to introduce three new home plans in Cape Coral

The Southwest Florida division of Express Homes is expanding both its portfolio of affordable new home plans and its availability throughout Cape Coral. Express Homes, a D.R. Horton company, is preparing to add three new homes to the eight distinctive plans it currently offers, some of which are move-in ready. In addition, the builder has also begun building new homes in northwest Cape Coral, with prices starting in the high-$100s.

Express Homes currently offers one- and two-story home plans ranging from 1,672 square feet of living space and three bedrooms, two baths and a two-car garage to 4,177 square feet, with five bedrooms, 3 1/2 baths and a two-car garage. Express Homes are move-in ready at closing and include a refrigerator, washer and dryer, blinds on all windows, 18-inch tile throughout the main living areas, 36-inch kitchen cabinets, sprinkler system, automatic garage door and covered lanai.

Featuring two full baths and a two-car garage, the new plans include a 1,641-square-foot two-bedroom home with a den, a 1,816-square-foot home with three bedrooms, and a three-bedroom home that offers 2,030 square feet of living space plus a den. They include signature features, such as paver driveways, walkways and patio, 42-inch kitchen cabinets, granite in the kitchen, 18-inch tile in all the wet areas and eight-foot interior doors.

Express Homes in Southwest Florida is currently offering several attractive incentives, including special incentives for "Hometown Heroes," including teachers, medical professionals, firefighters, police and paramedics. For more information, contact sales agents Mike Amabile at (239) 699-5426, Mike Lippel at (239) 634-3689 or Evelyn Soares at (239) 834-9527. For more information, visit

Headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas, Express Homes has locations in 55 markets and 18 states. For more information, visit

Waskiewicz joins Stevens Construction Inc.

Michael Waskiewicz has joined Stevens Construction as project manager, announced Mark Stevens, company president.

Waskiewicz will have overall responsibility for the management and execution of health care and commercial projects during all phases of design and construction, ensuring projects maintain budget and schedule. He will also work closely with the design team to provide cost savings suggestions, constructability analysis, as well as negotiate and award vendor contracts, conduct owner/subcontractor meetings and monitor the construction team.

Waskiewicz brings 15 years of commercial construction experience, completing more than $450 million in commercial construction including The Arlington of Naples, a continuing care retirement center.

Waskiewicz earned his bachelor's degree in industrial engineering and technology from Ohio University.

With offices in Tampa, Fort Myers 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, public and hospitality facilities throughout Florida.

For information, visit or call 239-936-9006.

Sheets joins GATES Construction

as Estimator I

GATES Construction has announced the addition of Philip Sheets as Estimator I. Sheet's responsibilities include comprehensive estimating, including material take-offs and labor estimates as well as developing subcontractor scopes and bidding criteria. He collaborates with executive staff and the project team in all preconstruction services including sequencing, design review, constructability and life cycle analysis, value engineering, cost/budget analysis, and strategic planning for all aspects of the projects.

Sheets has over 6 years of experience in construction management and received his bachelor of science degree in construction management from Ball State University. He will be based out of GATES Construction's Headquarters in Bonita Springs.

GATES Construction serves its clients from offices in Bonita Springs and Sarasota as a full-service general contracting firm providing construction management and design-build services with a diversified project portfolio in all types of commercial, institutional, industrial, healthcare and multi-family construction projects. GATES also operates in North Carolina and the Republic of Panama.

For more information on GATES, call 239-593-3777 or visit the website at

Neal Communities welcomes new vice president of sales and marketing

Neal Communities, a private homebuilder in Southwest Florida, recently hired Michael Agins as the new vice president of sales and marketing in the company's south region, which encompasses Lee and Collier counties.

In his new position, Agins is responsible for all the regional sales and marketing efforts and will oversee the design team for the south region. He will have additional responsibilities in the development of condominium communities.

Agins brings over 12 years of experience working in the new home industry to Neal Communities. Previously, he worked in Southwest Florida for a large homebuilding company, with operations in approximately 50 markets throughout the country. During his tenure there, he managed a large team of selling and administrative professionals across Lee and Collier Counties and oversaw multiple new startup projects, product launches and amenity openings.

Agins, who grew up in southeast Florida, earned his bachelor's degree in marketing with a minor in sales management from the University of Florida.

With over 40 years of building award-winning homes, Neal Communities has over 70 communities throughout Southwest Florida. To date, Neal has built over 12,000 homes in Southwest Florida. Neal Signature Homes, Neal Land Ventures, Charlene Neal PureStyle, Waterscapes Pools & Spas, Neal Communities Funding, Fiducia Insurance and Allegiant Title Professionals all contribute to the firm's local success. For more information, visit



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