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August 11, 2017
Cape Coral Daily Breeze

PGI Homes earns six Aurora Awards

Continuing its award-winning tradition, PGI Homes was honored with six awards July 28 during the 36th annual Aurora Awards held at the Gaylord Palms Orlando. The Auroras are presented to outstanding builders, developers, architects and design professionals throughout the Southeastern United States and Eastern Caribbean.

PGI Homes, a luxury home builder in Punta Gorda, Cape Coral, Fort Myers and Sanibel, earned Auroras for:

* Best Single Family Detached Home, 2,500-2,999 square feet - Yachtsman model home in Punta Gorda Isles

* Best Single Family Detached Home, 3,500-3,999 square feet - Casa de Nautica showcase home in Tarpon Estates

* Best Kitchen, $1,000,000 to $2,000,000 - Casa de Nautica

* Best Single Family Detached Home, 4,000-5,000 square feet - Casa de Antigua showcase home in Tarpon Estates

* Best Bath, $1,000,000 to $2,000,000 - Casa de Antigua

* Best Kitchen, $500,000 to $1,000,000 - Sand Castle showcase home in Sanibel

For more information, contact PGI Homes, located at 12281 McGregor Blvd., Fort Myers, at 888-708-9166 or email at

Express Homes now building affordable homes in north Cape Coral

The Southwest Florida division of Express Homes is now building affordable new homes in the north Cape Coral area. Starting in the high-$100,000s, these homes offer convenient access to the Pine Island Road corridor, downtown Cape Coral, the fishing and art galleries of charming Matlacha, and the shopping, dining and entertainment options of the historic River District of Fort Myers.

Home plans range from 1,672 to 1,828 square feet and offer three to four bedrooms, two baths and a two-car garage.

Express Homes is dedicated to building affordable homes that are move-in ready. Several of these new homes are expected to be available for move in within the next few months.

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. Learn more at

Express Homes, a D.R. Horton Company, is one of the nation's leading homebuilders. Headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas, Express Homes has locations in 56 markets and 19 states. For more information, visit

Cypress Cove Villas expansion project to begin

Construction of a 14-villa homes expansion project is scheduled to begin this month at the 48-acre South Fort Myers life plan community of Cypress Cove at HealthPark Florida.

The two- and three-bedroom Villas addition will increase the community's Villas home neighborhood to 44. Located on the southwest side of the Cypress Cove campus, The Villas community features spacious homes (nearly 1,800 square feet in size) with lakeside and preserve views, garages and large screened lanais.

Chris-Tel Construction of Fort Myers has been named contractor of the multi-million dollar project. Construction is expected to begin in late August with completion targeted for early summer of 2018.

Besides the 44 Villas community, Cypress Cove boasts 333 additional independent living residences. Nearly 600 residents live on the Cypress Cove campus in either in independent, assisted or skilled living communities.

About Cypress Cove at HealthPark Florida

Cypress Cove - a not-for-profit organization, opened in 1999. Located on a 48-acre campus at HealthPark Florida in South Fort Myers, Cypress Cove is home to more than 600 residents and offers a full complement of quality living options (independent living, home health, assisted living, skilled nursing, memory care assisted living and rehabilitative care).

KW Property Management & Consulting adds Bridgetown at The Plantation to portfolio

Property management firm KW Property Management & Consulting has added Bridgetown at The Plantation in Fort Myers to its portfolio of residential developments in Southwest Florida.

KW Property Management, founded in 2004 by Paul Kaplan and Robert White, now manages communities throughout Southwest Florida with more than 15,000 homes and 135 employees from its regional headquarters in Bonita Springs.

Centrally located off Treeline Avenue south of Colonial Boulevard, Bridgetown at The Plantation is an upscale residential community by Pulte Homes that currently has 550 homes, two clubhouses, a resort-style pool, an amenity center, a fitness center and tennis courts. When it's fully built out, the gated community will have 977 homes.

In total, KW Property Management oversees a portfolio of more than 80,000 homes with over 1,200 employees. KW Property Management began managing residential communities in 2004 and today it has offices in Bonita Springs, Miami, Jacksonville, Fort Lauderdale, Orlando and Tampa. In addition, KW Property Management has offices in the Bahamas, North Carolina and New York.

For more information, please contact Roy Hyman, business development manager of KW Property Management & Consulting at 239-887-1701 or Please visit the firm at Booth No. 8 at the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce Expo from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Aug. 22.

To register for the expo, please visit

R.D. Johnson Construction Inc. begins third-floor renovations at Lee Health's future corporate office

R.D. Johnson Construction Inc. has started construction management services for the third-floor renovations of the GE Building at 4211 Metro Parkway in Fort Myers, leased by Lee Health to house its corporate staff once renovations are completed.

The GE Building is being fully renovated floor-by-floor to be used as the new Lee Health Corporate Office. As part of the ongoing project, R.D. Johnson is renovating a 23,000-square-foot space on the third floor, which will upgrade the office facilities with a contemporary design and efficient modular wall partitions. The project is slated for completion in November 2017.

Based in Southwest Florida, R.D. Johnson Construction Inc. is a full-service construction management and general contracting firm serving businesses throughout Florida. The company specializes in the construction and renovation of commercial, government, educational and health care facilities and has extensive experience in the development of a wide range of small to multi-phase projects.

R.D. Johnson Construction Inc. is located at 15800 Brothers Court, Suite 8, in Fort Myers.

For more information, call 239-489-0930, email or visit RDJ.Construction.



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