Ave Maria Development announces 38 new home sales in May 2020, a record-setting month for the master-planned community since it opened in 2007. Home sales were reported from the four residential builders in Ave Maria— CC Homes, Del Webb Naples, Lennar and Pulte Homes. As of May 31st, Ave Maria reports a 35% increase in new home sales over the same period in 2019.
“Ave Maria continues its trajectory of strong new home sales for 2020,” comments Cee Cee Marinelli, director of development for Ave Maria. “We continue to see buyers from several areas including Collier County, South Florida and the Northeast. The desire to live in a self-sustaining hometown with a full spectrum of amenities and conveniences has never been more appealing, and Ave Maria is the top choice for many home shoppers of all ages.”
Currently, builders in Ave Maria are offering both quick move-in and build-to-suit homes in a variety of price ranges from the high $100s to over $500s. With over 75 floor plans to choose from including terrace homes, condominium, coach homes, attached villas and single-family homes, Ave Maria showcases a wide array of floor plans for buyers. Popular home design trends can be customized when shopping directly with each builder whether adding a bonus or flex room for a new home office or upgrading to new smart technologies for the home. Each builder offers unique design options to customize new homes including the latest in floor plan trends, color palettes, fixtures and finishes.
The active lifestyle and robust amenities program in Ave Maria provide new residents with an instant source of socialization and recreation, whether on-site or virtual. On-site amenities feature open spaces for its homeowners such as water park, soccer and baseball fields, fitness center, amphitheater, dog park, trails, bocce and tennis courts, Town Center with Publix Supermarket, commercial center with Mobil gas station, private schools from preschool through university, and on-site free events throughout the year. The Ave Maria Master Association organizes on-going events for residents including virtual trivia, happy hour, fitness classes and club meetings while also providing access to outdoor recreation with proper social distancing guidelines ensuring everyone can enjoy having fun safely.
“We are seeing Ave Maria’s hometown feel and community-minded focus attract shoppers and buyers of new homes from all over the country,” states Marketing Director for Barron Collier Companies, Andrea McLendon. “Ave Maria is more than just a typical neighborhood, it is a multi-generational community developed by one of Southwest Florida’s premier developers with a focus on open air spaces, outdoor recreation, quality education, successful businesses, and environmental preservation. We will continue to reach out with our message of “A Big Kind of Small Town” to reach those who desire this fulfilling lifestyle.”