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April 13, 2018
Cape Coral Daily Breeze

New model home grand opening

at Venetian Pointe this Saturday

South Fort Myers homebuyers are in for something special. D.R. Horton of Southwest Florida is celebrating the end of high season and the debut of a new model home in the community of Venetian Pointe, with a grand opening event this Saturday, April 14, from 1-3 p.m.

The new Clifton model showcases the two-bedroom, two-bath floor plan spreading over 1,816 square feet, priced from the low-$300,000s.

The three-bedroom, two-bath Delray model, which serves as the sales center, will also be available for viewing. The plan features a two-car garage, a flex room perfect for guests, and a large great room and dining area. The2,034-square-foot design is available from the mid-$300s.

Venetian Pointe sits at the southeast corner of Summerlin Road and Gladiolus Drive. The gated community's planned amenity center is under way, which will feature a pool and an entertainment pavilion.

Treats and refreshments will be served during the grand opening celebration. To find out more , call sales agent Robin Hull at 239-850-2492.

Founded in 1978 in Fort Worth, Texas, D.R. Horton has operations in 79 markets in 26 states in the East, Midwest, Southeast, South Central, Southwest and West regions of the United States. For more information, visit our website at

Stevens Construction

completes Specialized

Veterinary Services expansion

Stevens Construction has completed an expansion of Specialized Veterinary Services, announced Dan Adams, vice president, south Florida.

Stevens Construction completed a two-story 13,589-square-feet addition and remodel of the existing 5,000-square-foot, 24-hour emergency animal hospital. The project included construction of 10 exam rooms, three surgical suites, physical therapy, conference room, lobby, locker rooms, offices and an expanded treatment area. Stevens Construction also added diagnostic services such as MRI and CT scan and a generator, allowing the hospital to remain completely operational in the event of a power loss.

Located at 9500 Marketplace Road in Fort Myers, Specialized Veterinary Services remained in operation while construction occurred.

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.

Sutter joins B & I

B & I Contractors, a Florida based subcontracting and building services firm, announces the addition of John Sutter as training coordinator. In this role, Sutter will be responsible for establishing an effective training program with an emphasis on leadership, mentoring and detail-oriented technical training. He brings experience as a technical trainer for over 2,000 employees consisting of manufacturing, leadership and technical trade team members. Sutter's qualifications include certifications as a Certified Production Technician and a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt.

Established in 1960, B & I has offices located in Fort Myers, Tamarac, Sarasota and Tampa. The employee-owned company specializes in construction and building maintenance services for HVAC, electrical, plumbing, pipefitting, refrigeration, sheet metal and CAD engineering for clients in commercial, institutional and industrial industries throughout Florida and beyond. The company is a leader in providing reliable, energy efficient and sustainable solutions for building owners and contractors and has won many awards including Excellence in Construction, Top Specialty Contractor and Best Contractor to Work For. To learn more, call 239-332-4646. Online at

Owen-Ames-Kimball begins construction of new chiller plant at North Fort Myers Academy for the Arts

Owen-Ames-Kimball Company has begun construction on a new high-efficiency HVAC system at North Fort Myers Academy for the Arts that will reduce energy usage and maintenance costs.

Two new, 400-ton magnetic-bearing centrifugal water chillers will be installed at the school along with two new chiller towers and a 792-square-foot chiller plant building. The project also includes renovation of the school's existing pump room with new pumps and new piping. Additionally, O-A-K is adding a new air handler unit to the school's gymnasium along with new piping and a new fire sprinkler network.

During construction, O-A-K is relocating the school's existing chillers to provide temporary cooling for classrooms, offices and hallways. The total project cost is estimated at $2.39 million with a targeted completion date of August 2018.

Owen-Ames-Kimball Company has provided general contracting, design-build and construction management services in Southwest Florida since 1982. O-A-K's Florida operation is an affiliate of its parent company located in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The Florida operation has offices in Collier, Lee and Charlotte counties. Its Lee County office is located at 11941 Fairway Lakes Drive in Fort Myers. Learn more about O-A-K at



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