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November 16, 2018
Cape Coral Daily Breeze

Frey & Son Homes breaks ground on new spec home in Caloosa Preserve

Southwest Florida home builder Frey & Son Homes this week announced that it has broken ground on a three-bedroom, two-bath, 2,437-square-foot spec home in the community of Caloosa Preserve, located on SR-80, toward LaBelle. This home will feature lake front views on a half-acre lot. The home builder has been building homes since 1972, and has built over 5,000 homes in Collier and Lee counties.

Located at 23043 Crookedwood Loop in Caloosa Preserve, the spec home is one of nine lots, owned by Frey & Son Homes. Developed approximately 13 years ago, Caloosa Preserve has seen an influx of investors looking to build new homes in the area. Caloosa Preserve offers pristine views of the Caloosahatchee River with many of the homes located directly on the river. Other features about this community include lot sizes of a half acre or larger, gated community access and a deeded boat ramp available.

Founded in 1972 by Doris and Bill Frey, Sanibel Homes was launched on Sanibel Island. Joined by son Barry in 1985, Frey & Son Homes was born, and since then, the team has been building homes for clients all over Southwest Florida, from Marco Island to Cape Coral. To learn more about Frey & Son Homes, please call 239-495-8200, email or visit

Wolfe joins GATES Construction as senior project manager

GATES Construction has announced the addition of Jay Wolfe as senior project manager. Wolfe is responsible for overall project coordination from the pre-construction and permitting stage through to owner occupancy. Wolfe has 28 years of construction experience with a wide variety of project types and particular expertise in healthcare, government and commercial construction. He received his degree in construction management and architectural technology from Indiana State University.

Wolfe will be based out of GATES Construction's Headquarters office in Bonita Springs.

Celebrating 25 years, GATES provides construction management, general contracting and design-build services. The company has a diverse portfolio of commercial, healthcare, multi-family, club and hospitality, institutional and special projects. GATES serves its clients from offices in Bonita Springs, Sarasota and Palm Beach Gardens, and operates throughout the southeast United States and Latin America. For more information on GATES, call 239-593-3777 or visit the website at

D.R. Horton Southwest Florida opens new design center in Fort Myers

Homebuyers will now be able to transform their interior design dreams into reality. D.R. Horton Southwest Florida has announced the opening of its expansive new design center located at 10541 Six Mile Cypress Ben C. Pratt Parkway, in Fort Myers.

The 1,752-square-foot design center is available to prospective homebuyers in select D.R. Horton, Emerald Homes and Freedom Homes communities across Southwest Florida. It offers a convenient, one-stop shop for customers to select from a myriad of options for flooring, cabinetry, appliances, paint colors, bathroom finishes, swimming pools and more.

An experienced design coordinator will guide homebuyers through the entire personalization process. From selecting tile accents and countertops to choosing soaking tubs and faucets, design consultants will help homeowners customize the floor plan and make informed design choices that will transform their house into a home. Homebuyers also have the opportunity to sit with a professional pool designer to convert their back yard into a relaxing outdoor oasis.

Homebuyers are welcome to tour decorated models before their design session. Design center appointments are available Monday through Friday, and previews are held the first and third Wednesday of the month from 2-4 p.m.

For more information, call Design Center coordinator Laura Strelser at 239-225-2661 or email

Founded in 1978 in Fort Worth, Texas, D.R. Horton has operations in 81 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



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