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October 20, 2017
Cape Coral Daily Breeze

Maartensson, Weitzenkorn, McCann, and Dougherty join Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate

Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate has announced that Ida Maartensson, Kat Weitzenkorn, Marcia McCann and Jim Dougherty have become affiliated sales associates with the company's Cape Coral office.

Formerly of Sellstate Priority Realty, Maartensson specializes in residential property sales. She can be reached at 239-841-6256 or

Weitzenkorn can be reached at 610-428-3030 or

Formerly with the Experience Real Estate Group, McCann specializes in residential property sales.

Dougherty may be reached at 609-780-3658, or

Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate is a leading full-service residential real estate brokerage company with more than 85 offices and 5,000 sales associates serving the communities of Central Floria, Flagler, Brevard, Palm Beach, Southeast Florida, Southwest Florida, Tampa Bay and the Panhandle. For more information, visit Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate is a subsidiary of NRT LLC, the nation's largest real estate brokerage company.

Caloosa Pointe brings stately homes to

historic Fort Myers waterfront

The Southwest Florida division of Emerald Homes has announced that new homes are now available at Caloosa Pointe. Located in the historic Fort Myers area west of McGregor Boulevard, and just north of the Midpoint Bridge off Melaleuca Lane, these estate homes start at $546,990. A model home is now under construction on this intimate street of only nine homesites.

Three distinctive coastal home designs have been released for sale at Caloosa Pointe, ranging from 2,540 to 3,148 square feet of living space with three to four bedrooms, 3 1/2 to 4 1/2 baths and a three-car garage.

The opening of Caloosa Pointe follows several other developments by Emerald Homes, which has recently sold out at Savona Bay on the Caloosahatchee waterfront in the Iona area of Fort Myers. Additionally, the builder's Mandalay Place community in Naples is nearly sold out. Emerald Homes has also begun building new homes at Toscana Isles in north Venice.

Appointments to view Caloosa Pointe are available seven days a week. Contact sales agent Maggie Van Pelt at (239) 225-2660 for more information.

For more information on the collections of homes and communities, please visit

Stevens Construction Inc. wins three Sand Dollar awards

Stevens Construction has won three Sand Dollar awards from the Collier Building Industry Association.

In a ceremony held on Sept. 30 at the Ritz-Carlton Tiburn in Naples, Stevens Construction earned a Sand Dollar award in the $3 to $5 million healthcare category for the Naples Community Hospital fourth floor renovation. Stevens Construction completed a 22,594-square-foot project in February 2017, which houses a 23-bed oncology specialty care department and a 12-bed behavioral health treatment center.

Stevens Construction also earned a Sand Dollar award for best renovation project in the $1 to $3 million category for The French, located at 365 5th Avenue South in Naples. The French features such architectural elements as custom embossed tin ceilings, oversized antiqued mirrors, red leather seating, black and white mosaic flooring and hand-painted, original murals.

In the best commercial $1 to $3 million category, Stevens Construction earned a Sand Dollar award for a new outdoor wildlife rehabilitation area at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida's von Arx Wildlife Hospital. The expansion included new wildlife recovery areas and outside structures that allows the Conservancy to enhance its care of wildlife with the goal of rehabilitating animals and returning them to the wild.

Sand Dollar awards are presented annually to building, design and marketing professionals who have demonstrated excellence within the building industry in Collier County. Entries are judged on unique features of the project, unusual constraints, and the how the project addresses the needs of the target market.

With offices in Orlando, Tampa and Fort Myers, 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 commercial, healthcare and hospitality facilities. For information, visit or call 239-936-9006.

R.D. Johnson Construction completes Pain Clinic renovations at HealthPark Commons

R.D. Johnson Construction Inc. has completed construction management services for the interior renovations of the Lee Health Pain Clinic in the Outpatient Center at HealthPark Commons, located at 16281 Bass Road in Fort Myers.

The project combined two separate spaces of the building, creating a larger clinical space for a more efficient and patient-friendly facility. The project included the renovation of physicians' offices, exam rooms, waiting areas and restrooms.

R.D. Johnson's Aaron Harder was the project manager, Jerry Gallaugher was the project superintendent and Chrissy Zimmerman was the project manager assistant. Burt Hill of Pollock Krieg Architects, Inc. was the project architect.

Founded in 2000, R.D. Johnson Construction Inc. is a full-service construction management and general contracting firm serving all Southwest Florida. The company specializes in the construction and renovation of commercial 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.

Weicht joins GATES Construction as project coordinator

GATES Construction has announced the addition of Debbie Weicht as project coordinator. She will be responsible for preparing, organizing, maintaining and monitoring project documentation. She will work closely with superintendents and project managers, assisting them in jobsite set-up, subcontractor meeting management, safety meetings and project close-out.

Weicht has over 12 years of experience with expertise in permitting, submittals, drawings, contracts, purchase order processes and direct material purchase procedures. She will be based out of GATES Construction's headquarters in Bonita Springs.

GATES Construction, with offices in Florida, North Carolina and the Republic of Panama, is 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 and residential construction projects.

For additional information on GATES Constrution, please call 239-593-3777 or visit the website at



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