Today's Florida Real Estate


It was 10 years ago today that more than 2 million people in the coastal areas of Florida were evacuated and millions of others hunkered down to ride out Hurricane Charley. For some, things were the same as before the hurricane, while many others weren't as lucky. Many weren't prepared to deal with what Hurricane Charley had in store for them, and to make matters worse, right before the storm was to hit, it was not only upgraded from an expected category 3 hurricane to a category 4, but it also changed course. While those in cities like Tampa were prepared as the hurricane was expected to make landfall in their area, others in different areas took minimal precautions as they were expecting nothing more than a little rain and wind. When Hurricane

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Marriott Marco Island Florida

renovations will bring in more tourists, add more jobs, and may provide a boost to the local economy...

Located on South Collier Boulevard, the Marriott Hotel in Marco Island, Florida, also known as the Marco Island Golf Resort and Spa, has gotten the green light for their expansion project despite some  who say the project is a bad idea. The project was approved with a 4-2 vote; one council member was absent as he was on vacation out of the country. The Marriott expansion (Marco Eagle) issue was such a popular and controversial one that all the council chamber seats were filled for the meeting, as were extra seating provided in the lobby and community room. Some were forced to stand and watch the proceedings on a television.

Planned changes

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1120 Boardwalk Place Beachwalk Isles Fort Myers Florida 33908, Beachwalk Isles Homes for Sale, Fort Myers Homes for sale

Rare Opportunity to own former model home in Beachwalk Isles!

11220 Boardwalk Place Fort Myers Florida 33908 - Plenty of room between the neighbors, Wide open floor plan that flows from formal to an inviting 5 O'clock somewhere lush tropical atmosphere. This home features a spacious double lot on the corner, an inviting swimming pool with the ambiance of a lake and lighted fountain views, mango fruit trees with room for more. Location! Location! Location! Beachwalk is a gated community close to Fort Myers Beach, Sanibel and Captiva Islands, shopping and dining. Super Low HOA fees. Additional features include Silestone premium countertops, new paint, custom tile and inlays, Pool bath in the guest wing, recent pool heater. Enjoy the views from the

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Estero Floroda Real Estate, Estero Florida Homes for Sale

On May 12, 2014, Governor Rick Scott signed the HB 1373 measure, which allows the opportunity for Estero, Florida to become incorporated. The state Senate passed the bill last week in a vote of 40-0. Now, what's next is for residents to take a vote about whether or not they want to incorporate their town and have it be known as the Village of Estero or leave it as is. However, the 21,133 registered voters will have to wait until November 4 to vote. If it's approved, their town will be known as the Village of Estero as of December 31. The residents of Estero have been well-informed on the pros and cons of the matter thanks to more than 10 community meetings.

Nick Batos, who is the chairman of the Estero Council of Community Leaders (ECCL), Naples

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Gartner Inc Gateway Blvd Gateway Fort Myers Florida

Florida Gulf Coast University predicts that the project would mean big monetary gains for the local communities...

While many companies are closing its doors or fighting to stay afloat, technology research and advisory company, Gartner Inc., will not only invest $28 million to expand its operations in Fort Myers, Florida, but it will add 400 jobs by the end of 2019. While the announcement was made back in January 2014, the Lee County Commission made the decision via a unanimous vote on May 6 to give Gartner Inc., $1.48 million thanks to money from the county's general fund, while Florida will provide $3.47 million in incentives.

Founded in 1979, Stamford, Connecticut based Gartner Inc. has offices located around the globe,

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Fort Myers Beach Restaurants

Taste of Fort Myers Beach continues to grow, with an expected record of 3,500 attendees this year...

This May 4th, experience a pallet pleasing adventure and prepare to get sun drenched while having a great time on Fort Myers Beach! The 19th Annual Taste of Fort Myers Beach celebration is ready to get underway with sun, live music, fun contests and a variety of tantalizing tastes available from local restaurants. As proven in years past, those who are drawn to Taste of Fort Myers Beach continues to grow, with an expected record of 3,500 attendees this year.

Starting at 11:00 AM, restaurants from around the town will be competing for a variety of Taste of the Beach Awards. With competition categories from all areas of the menu, the restaurants

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Somerset D.R. Horton Fiddlers Creek Naples Florida

Construction Has Begun on New Somerset Model at Fiddler’s Creek

Brand new Fiddlers Creek Real Estate will be available at Chiasso, a gorgeous Somerset model that offers the best in luxury amenities. Construction has just been started on this village of 59 beautiful Mediterranean-style single-family homes. D.R. Horton is offering these two-story residences that boast contemporary floor plans and an award-winning master-planned community.

Future residents will fall in love with the many choices they have available to them when deciding on their home. The village of Chiasso offers breathtakingly picturesque lake views and all of the amenities residents expect and love, most notably the 54,000-square-foot Club & Spa. From the state-of-the-art

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Sanoma at Fiddlers Creek homes for Sale

New Fiddler’s Creek Development Builds On Already Thriving Naples Real Estate Scene

Luxury private residential development, Fiddler’s Creek has announced that its all new Sonoma move-in-ready homes are now open for inspection. It’s yet another step forward for the Naples real estate scene which is renowned for its beautiful weather and laid back lifestyle.

Commissioned by Lennar Homes, the Mediterranean style community consists of 44 residences and is the third neighborhood development by the Miami based nationwide homebuilder. It comes in light of the huge success of the company’s previous residential developments of Millbrook and Runaway Bay. The number of Fiddler Creek homes for sale is ever on the rise thanks to the increasing number of

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Fort Myers Beach Florida Real Estate News, Fort Myers Beach and Walmart

The residents of Fort Myers Beach will soon be welcoming a new Walmart Superstore to the neighborhood. Or will they?

A new Walmart Superstore is planned for the Old Winn Dixie Plaza located just off San Carlos Boulevard on Fort Myers Beach. And while most residents agree that having one of America's most popular big box stores right around the corner will be a welcomed addition, the additional traffic it brings will definitely not be a welcomed sight. Most residents of Fort Myers Beach agree that the traffic situation around San Carlos Boulevard is not great at present and residents worry that by adding such a popular retail outlet to the mix will only serve to make matters worse. "We are already waiting in traffic at least an hour to move

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Marco Island Florida

And you just thought you were going to have to renew your passport in order to find a truly great island getaway this summer.

Thanks to the latest TripAdvisor ranking published on February 19, 2014, the world's top island destination for this year is…

Marco Island, Florida.

That's right. The world's largest travel site, TripAdvisor, has gathered all the data from their websites and crunched all the numbers in order to rank all of the nation's top vacation destinations and has determined that Marco Island in Florida is the U.S. Island vacation destination for all who seek a beautiful, tropical beachfront paradise without having to travel to exotic locations in order to spend their days lounging in beauty and elegance.

According to TripAdvisor, Marco

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