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Cape Coral Sees Economic Growth

While the ongoing pandemic continues to impact businesses across the nation, Cape Coral isn’t slowing down in terms of economic development. This is especially true along the Cape’s Pine Island Corridor.

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Waterfront High-rise Living at Cape Coral

With some spectacular views and a prime setting, Tarpon Point presents the desirability of waterfront, high-rise living in Cape Coral. Located on the southern tip of Cape Coral, the entire community Tarpon Point is made up of not only a series of high-rise condo buildings but also some coach homes and estate homes.

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Demystifying Island Names in the Sanibel Area

If you’ve ever wondered what’s behind some island names in the Sanibel area, you’re likely not alone. The area is rich with history, and some of that history is tied directly to the names of the islands today.

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Emerald Cove: Cape Coral Paradise

For paradise in Cape Coral, head to the quaint boating community of Emerald Cove. This delightful community sits right on Weatherly Lake, with about one-third of its home sites directly on the lake.

Cape Coral Easiest Place to Buy Home in Nation

Buying a home can sometimes be a tedious process, but at least one Florida city makes it a little easier. Cape Coral was recently named the easiest place to find a home in the nation.

Cape Coral Cardboard Boat Regatta 2020

A fun, family event for about a quarter of a century, the Cape Coral Cardboard Boat Regatta is once again gearing up for its annual showing. One of the craziest events held in Cape Coral, the regatta is a race to the finish.

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The Top 5 Things to Do in Cape Coral

There’s plenty to do, see and explore in Cape Coral. From the sand and water to shopping and dining, the top five things to do in Cape Coral offer a little bit of everything.

The Best Winter Art Festivals in SW Florida

Southwest Florida is a fantastic spot to escape the cold winter season that much of the U.S. is experiencing right now. The beaches aren’t the only places to go and see, though.

Wicked Dolphin Rum From Cape Coral

Touted as artisan rum with a true Florida flavor, Wicked Dolphin Rum originates in Cape Coral. The rum is made almost entirely out of locally grown ingredients including molasses, honey and sugarcane from Florida.

Four Mile Cove- A Green Gem

A true “green gem” of Cape Coral, Four Mile Cove continues to attract locals and visitors alike. Set right along the Caloosahatchee River, the ecological preserve provides a quiet and peaceful setting to go for a walk, have a picnic or simply take in native wildlife.

The Bridges of Cape Coral

While Cape Coral is now one of the nation’s fastest growing cities it wasn’t always that way. At one time the city was just a pre-planned community, and it wasn’t a short drive to reach the area.

Jubilee Celebration for Cape Coral

The city of Cape Coral is gearing up for a major milestone, with a big celebration to mark the occasion. Cape Coral’s upcoming 50th Anniversary Jubilee Celebration is coming up at the end of January. The 24th of the month marks the beginning of the city’s golden anniversary festivities. Put[…]

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Fort Myers/Cape Coral Tops Job Growth for Past Year

As the state unemployment rate stays steady for another month, job growth takes off in the Fort Myers/Cape Coral area. The unemployment rate in Florida held at 3.2-percent from September to October, while the area of Fort Myers/Cape Coral added more than 11,000 jobs over the past year.

Fort Myers Among Most Affordable Places to Live

Sometimes the most affordable places to live aren’t always the most desirable. In the case of Fort Myers, the city can boast it checks off the box for both affordability and desirability.

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Top Boating Communities in SW FL

If you’re in search of a boating lifestyle, Southwest Florida is definitely the place to go. The region is filled with boating communities where you can easily dock your boat and head out on the water whenever you choose.

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Lee County Top US Metro for Inbound Migration

There’s no doubt people are drawn to the beauty of Southwest Florida, and now Lee County has the numbers to back up the claims. When it comes to inbound migration, or rather people moving into a particular region, the numbers are strong.

Cape Coral & Fort Myers Named Best Places to Retire

If you’re looking for a fantastic place to spend your Golden Years, you’ll surely want to put Cape Coral and Fort Myers at the very top of your list. Both Southwest Florida cities routinely rank extremely well when it comes to the best places in the nation to retire.

Cape Coral Ranked Safest Place to Raise a Child

The secret is out when it comes to living in Cape Coral. Not only is Cape Coral a great place to live, but it’s also tops when it comes to one of the safest places in the nation to raise a child.

Cape Coral Rated One of the Safest Driving Cities

There’s more good news coming out of Cape Coral, recently ranked one of the nation’s safest driving cities. The 2019 Allstate America’s Best Driver’s Report puts Cape Coral in the number 10 spot overall.

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The Latest on Seven Islands

Cape Coral city leaders are busy trying to market one of the most anticipated new developments to come to the area. Seven Islands is a proposed mixed-use project, slated for a 48-acre stretch of land along Old Burnt Store Road in Northwest Cape Coral.

Craft Breweries in SW Florida

When you think of Southwest Florida likely boating, fishing, golfing and visions of year-round-sunshine come to mind. Take a closer look, though, and you’ll discover the region is also starting to enjoy more and more craft breweries.

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Cape Coral- One of the Most Affordable Florida Cities

If you’re looking for a new place to call home in Florida, you may want to take another look at Cape Coral. Not only is the city a great place to live, but it’s also one of the most affordable cities in Florida.

Cape Coral Has Nation’s Fastest Growing Jobs Market

Cape Coral is growing, and not just in terms of new homes and businesses. The population is on the rise, as that really should come as no surprise considering Cape Coral currently tops the nation in terms of its fast-growing jobs market.

Festival Park Coming to Cape Coral

A new amphitheater, rec center, walking trails and sports fields are headed to Cape Coral. It’s all part of Cape Coral’s new Festival Park

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Exploring Sandoval

More like an upscale resort than a traditional neighborhood, Sandoval remains one of the most coveted, amenity-rich communities of Cape Coral. This well-landscaped community is filled with towering palm trees, relaxing walking paths and parks.

Lee County Population Growth

There’s no doubt the population of Florida is on the rise, and that’s even more obvious when you look more closely at locations such as Lee County.

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Cape Harbour: Live the Resort Lifestyle

With the opportunity to live the resort lifestyle, Cape Harbour certainly delivers a wealth of options for buyers in Southwest Florida. This Cape Coral destination is quite simply a dream location for boaters, with a large variety of waterfront options to choose from, deep-water marinas and incredible views overlooking the Gulf.

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Sandoval: Gated Lifestyle in the Cape

For a gated lifestyle in the Cape, come home to the desirability of Sandoval. Reflective of a resort-style community, this amenity rich neighborhood has much to offer new buyers. Options include a large community center with gathering space and a fitness center. There’s also a splash area for the kids,[…]

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Cape Coral Residents are Happy

If you’re looking for a happy life, Cape Coral is the place! The city recently ranked as the one of the happiest cities in the entire nation.

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Cape Coral Now 8th Largest City in Florida

Cape Coral is booming, and there’s still plenty of room to grow! Newly released stats now rank Cape Coral as the eighth largest city, in terms of population, in the entire State of Florida.

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Cape Coral Named Retirement Boomtown

As baby boomers continue to retire in record numbers, some cities like Cape Coral are thriving. In fact, Cape Coral was just named a retirement boomtown by realtor.com.

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Cape Coral’s New Parks

Cape Coral is investing in its future, with more new parks coming to the area. Late last year voters approved a $60 million bond issue aimed at adding more parks and recreational opportunities to the city.

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Pine Island Road Prospering

Once regarded as a quiet two-lane roadway, Pine Island Road is virtually unrecognizable these days. The area is definitely prospering, as more and more businesses open up along one of Southwest Florida’s most popular new business corridors.

Cape Coral in the Movies

If you can’t get enough of Cape Coral in real life, just imagine what the area is like on the big screen. Hollywood movie makers brought the city to the masses with the self-dubbed “Worst Movie Shot in Cape Coral”.

Cape Coral Tops Nationally in Job Growth

If you’re thinking of making a move to Cape Coral, the future looks bright. A high number of area employers plan to hire new workers in the near future, putting Cape Coral near the top of the list when it comes to the largest metros in the nation. This, according[…]

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Chiquita Lock Removal Approved

Proponents of removing Cape Coral’s controversial Chiquita Lock just got a big boost from the state’s Department of Environmental Protection. The agency recently posted a letter of intent, essentially giving the go-ahead for the city to remove the lock.

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The Cape Coral Singles Conundrum

Cape Coral is no doubt a great place to live and visit, but it turns out it may be more favorable to those who already have a significant other. The city isn’t exactly a singles-friendly city, as it just ranked close to the bottom of the list when it comes to the best cities for single people.

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Sunset Pointe: Quick Move-in Homes

New construction options in Cape Coral are ready for new residents, with a number of quick move-in homes currently available in Sunset Pointe. In all, this gated new community provides space for close to 60 single-family homes in Southwest Cape Coral.

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Cape Coral Growing Up

Considered one of the nation’s fastest growing cities, Cape Coral is certainly growing up. It’s said the city could soon be home to more than 200,000 residents, perhaps most evident by all of the new residential developments and shops going up in the area.

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Cape Coral is Business Friendly

Already ranked one of the top cities in the nation to start a business, Cape Coral continues the trend with a true business-friendly atmosphere. Not only does the city boast an active chamber, but it also prides itself on being the only city to have its own economic development office in all of Southwest Florida.

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Cape Coral Parks

With dozens of different parks and rec centers to enjoy, Cape Coral offers a great deal of diversity when it comes to outdoor space. Whether exploring one of the nearby nature parks, picking up a game of tennis or basketball, or heading out to an area dog park, Cape Coral is filled with options.

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Cape Coral Named Top Retirement Community

Southwest Florida is a prime location for those of all ages, but when it comes to retirees it seems Cape Coral is near the top. WalletHub just put the city in its list of the top ten places for retirees.

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Retire Happy in Cape Coral

A fantastic destination for those of all ages, it appears Cape Coral is an especially good choice for retirees. Kiplinger just announced its list of “10 of the Happiest Places to Retire in the U.S.”, with Cape Coral nabbing a top spot.

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A Peak at the Midpoint Memorial Bridge

Spanning the Caloosahatchee River, it’s connected Fort Myers and Cape Coral for more than two decades, providing millions of travelers each year an easier way to travel between the two locations. In fact, it’s estimated that around 20,000 vehicles travel the Midpoint Memorial Bridge every day.

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Big John Watches Over Cape Coral

It’s likely not the biggest draw for visitors to come to Cape Coral, but it’s certainly a visible and long-standing tradition. A landmark of the area for nearly a half-century, Big John certainly serves its purpose, overlooking Cape Coral.

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Fort Myers & Cape Coral are Homeowner Friendly

Long considered a fantastic destination, it seems Fort Myers and Cape Coral are equally as desirable when it comes to settling down. The financial tech company SmartAsset recently declared the area tops in the state when it comes to a strong rate of home ownership.

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Biking in Cape Coral

If you’re looking for an entirely new way to explore Cape Coral, you may just want to head out on two wheels. Biking is a great way to see the region, whether you choose from one of the existing trails or create an entirely new route as you go.

Four Mile Cove: Explore Cape Coral Nature

A fantastic way to explore the natural beauty of Cape Coral, Four Mile Cove presents hundreds of acres of preserved wetlands. While much of the region is already developed, the mangrove forest of Four Mile Cove Ecological Preserve offers up a real treat for visitors and locals alike.

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Village Square Coming to Downtown Cape Coral

A major new mixed-use development appears to be once again headed to Downtown Cape Coral, one that could drastically change the look of the area in the coming years. Dubbed Village Square, the project is expected to include a full city block of high-rise condos, restaurants, shops, offices and a parking garage.

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Isles of Porto Vista to Expand

More than 100 new condos are coming to Isles of Porto Vista in Cape Coral. The prime development is in line for expansion, with a contractor slated to soon construct a number of additional residential buildings on the property.

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Bimini Basin: Cape Coral Thinking Big

Cape Coral city leaders are “thinking big” with plans to develop land around the Bimini Basin. Right now leaders are just starting the process of soliciting bids to push forward one of the largest development projects in the area.

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Cape Coral Hot for Baby Boomers

Cape Coral is certainly an exceptional place to call home, and its especially hot right now for baby boomers. According to research complied by the website Realtor.com, baby boomers are easily inspired by the area for a variety of reasons.

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Seven Islands Inches Closer to Reality

A major new development is closer to reality as Seven Islands gains a new round of approval from the Cape Coral Planning and Zoning Commission. Recently the commission approved the rezoning of nearly two-and-a-half acres, referred to by some as the necessary gateway to Seven Islands.

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Millennials Eying Cape Coral

It’s no secret that Cape Coral is an ideal location for retirees to call home, but it seems more and more millennials also have their eyes set on Cape Coral. In fact, some reports suggest the younger generation is dominating the area’s first-time housing market

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Job Market Strong in Fort Myers

There’s more good news for Fort Myers, as the area just received high marks for its strong job market. According to the recently released Employment Outlook Survey from ManpowerGroup, the area of Fort Myers and Cape Coral boasts the best employment outlook in the entire country, meaning good news for those hoping to gain new employment in the New Year.

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Cape Coral is America’s Top Boomtown for 2017

A Florida lifestyle is certainly appealing, but one particular area is truly booming. In fact, Cape Coral was just named the nation’s top boomtown for 2017. Not only are more and more people beginning to discover all that the area has to offer, but they’re coming out in force.

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Cape Coral’s Early Attraction

As visionaries look ahead to the future of Cape Coral, one can’t help but look to the past and the inspirational tourist attraction that helped shaped the area. At one time a bustling site, the Cape Coral Gardens are virtually obsolete these days, yet the memory, for some, can never be forgotten.

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Entrada: Gated Living in Cape Coral

With a scenic location, desirable amenities and the luxury of new construction homes, Entrada enters the market as one of Cape Coral’s latest gated communities. Featuring designs from D.R. Horton and Express Homes, Entrada provides space for eventually more than 700 single-family homes in northern Cape Coral.

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Cape Coral is Florida’s Safest City

Often lured to the city by its waterfront setting, fantastic natural scenery and plentiful opportunities, it seems Cape Coral has yet another way of attracting new residents. According to a newly released poll, Cape Coral can also boast that it’s the safest city in the entire state.

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Cape Royal Unveils Upgrades

New upgrades are about to be unveiled at Cape Royal, where the golf course and club are nearing the end of a rebuilding project. Spurred by the closing of their golf course more than a year ago, area neighbors took matters into their own hands.

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Tarpon Landings: Luxurious High-rise Living

With the enjoyment of luxurious, high-rise living on the waterfront, Tarpon Landings exudes refined elegance in Cape Coral. This exquisite development consists of a trio of high-rise buildings, coming together to form a resort-style experience.

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Cape & Fort Myers Recognized for Economic Growth

It seems the secret is out regarding the appeal of living in Southwest Florida. Both Cape Coral and Fort Myers just ranked high among the top cities in the nation when it comes to economic growth. In an analysis by WalletHub, a personal finance website, both cities get high marks[…]

Irma Clobbered Seawalls

As parts of Florida continue to recover from the wrath of Hurricane Irma, there’s at least one common headache for area homeowners. Irma left her mark on a number of seawalls, especially those in the Cape Coral area.

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Cape Coral Street Naming Explained

If you feel like you’re driving in circles, it may be that you’re simply new to Cape Coral. For newbies the streets can be more than a little confusing. That’s why it helps to know the basics of how the city is laid out. After all, Cape Coral is much more than only its hundreds of miles of canals.

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New Resident Club of Cape Coral

If you want to meet new friends and experience all that Cape Coral has to offer, the New Resident Club of Cape Coral fits the bill. This longstanding social club has welcomed new residents to the region for decades, now more than 800 members strong.

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Explore Rotary Park in Cape Coral

With nearly 100 acres to explore, there’s plenty to enjoy within the natural boundaries of Cape Coral’s Rotary Park. From walking paths to wildlife viewing, the park holds a special place for residents and visitors to the area.

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Bimini Basin Development Contemplated

Redevelopment of the Bimini Basin is being contemplated, taking into account recent survey results from community members and area business owners. Up for discussion is what to do with the Cape Coral waterfront location in the future.

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Boat Accessible Cape Coral Restaurants

The boating lifestyle is what attracts many to Cape Coral, and to support that the area delights in a variety of boat accessible restaurants.

Boathouse Tiki Bar & Grill

The Boathouse Tiki Bar & Grill at Red Fish Point of the Cape Coral Yacht Club is the perfect location to grab a meal, while filling up with fuel.

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Cape Coral Considering Small Homes

A Southwest Florida city recently dipped its toe in the trendy waters of tiny houses, and who the city is might surprise you.

Cape Coral — queen of the three bedroom, two-bath concrete block home on highly regulated platted lots — decided those creations seen on Tiny Homes Nation should be part of its real estate inventory.

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Coral Oaks Golf Course Renovated

Most of the work is now finished at Coral Oaks Golf Course, where crews have been hard at work renovating the greens. City leaders previously approved more than $300,000 to help spruce up the golf course, including expanding and reshaping the greens, putting in some new putting surfaces and fixing up the practice range.

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Cape Coral Recognized For Safe Drivers

Cape Coral is no doubt rich with places to visit and see, and now it turns out getting around Cape Coral puts drivers in a prime seat for safety too. Allstate just ranked Cape Coral drivers as among some of the best in America, with the city coming in at an admirable number five on its annual list.

Cape Royal Upgrades Underway

Upgrades are underway at Cape Royal following the sale of the Royal Tee Golf Course to the neighborhood homeowners association earlier this year. Former owners shuttered the golf course last August, leaving the nearby 27-hole course out of business.

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Coral Oaks Getting Makeover

While there’s no guarantee of landing a ‘hole in one’, golfers at Coral Oaks are up for a real bargain when it comes to playing the par 72 course. The Cape Coral golf course is currently in the midst of a $300,000 renovation project

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Lee County Tops for Young Entrepreneurs

It’s no secret that Lee County is a great place to live and work, but now the area is getting some additional recognition when it comes to young professionals. The area of Cape Coral/Fort Myers was just ranked as the fifth best location for young entrepreneurs.

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A Look Back at the Cape Coral Gardens

Once the destination of hundreds of thousands of visitors each year, the Cape Coral Gardens also welcomed such big names as Bob Hope, and served as a movie and commercial backdrop with grand plans for the future. While you won’t find any trace of the gardens today, the memory for some in Cape Coral still exists.

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Cape Harbour is Boating Destination

A destination for boaters, Cape Harbour draws in prospective residents and visitors alike to its beautiful marina, surrounded by shops, restaurants and luxury homes. In addition, this upscale, yachting community is renowned as one of the very best locations in the region for boat tours, fishing charters and boat rentals.

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Entrada Models Open for Viewing

New model homes are now open for viewing at Entrada, a community featuring hundreds of home sites in Cape Coral. Found near US 41 and Del Prado Boulevard, Entrada features eleven different floor plans from DR Horton. In addition to the DR Horton homes, Entrada also features some residences from Express Homes.

Snowbirds and Manatees Winter in the Cape

Snowbirds aren’t the only ones who flock to Cape Coral during the colder months of the year. Manatees also winter in the Cape, lured to the region by warmer water in the numerous canals. One of the best locations to spot them is just off Ceitus Parkway and Old Burnt Store Road South, in the area of Sirenia Vista Park.

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Suntrail Planned for Cape Coral

Cape Coral is set to s receive its own section of the SUNTrail in the future, with news of a $1.8 million grant for a walking and biking trail along Kismet Parkway in North Cape Coral. The trail is part of the larger SUNTrail, which stands for Shared-Use Non-motorized Trails. Essentially, this means a series of paved, multi-use trails made especially for pedestrians and bicyclists through the state.

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Entrada Offering Six Floor Plans

With six exceptional floor plans to choose from, homes are now selling in Entrada, an exciting new, gated development of Cape Coral. Offering both preserve and lake views, the single-story and two-story homes of Entrada provide a variety of options to fit the needs of new residents, with traditional floor plans designed to compliment their unique surroundings.

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Sunset Pointe Lake View Homes Nearing Sellout

If you have your heart set on a lake view home in Sunset Pointe, you had better act fast! The home sites in the neighborhood are selling quickly, with only a few still available within the community. The stunning lake views also give way to a desirable location, with easy access to recreation from nearby boating and fishing to jet skiing and shelling.

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Cape Coral Eying CRA District Improvements

Cape Coral city leaders are eying new Community Redevelopment Agency improvements, with plans to further boost economic growth and encourage investment in the area. One of the latest plans calls for a Streetscape Improvement Project for downtown, making the area more pedestrian-friendly.

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Marina South at Cape Harbour Amenities Are Tops

Waterfront living rises to new heights with a full range of top amenities available for residents within Marina South at Cape Harbour. This gated, yachting community consists of two high-rise condo complexes, Marina South I and Marina South II, filled with 220 separate luxury condominium homes.

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Cape Coral Tops in Nation for Growth

Lured by the promise of year-round sunshine and some impressive residential home designs, Cape Coral continues to entice new residents, and now a major publication is taking notice. Forbes recently ranked Cape Coral at the very top of the list

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Sandoval Offering Four Collections of New Homes

The exquisite, master-planned community of Sandoval offers four collections of new homes in desirable Cape Coral, all of which are surrounded by lakes, trails, gardens and an excess of added amenities.

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Cape Harbour is a Destination

Just a few miles from the open blue waters of the Gulf of Mexico, Cape Harbour boasts a vibrant boardwalk filled with interesting boutiques, restaurants, spa services and spectacular views. In fact The Marina at Cape Harbour is truly a destination in itself, a fantastic location for taking a delightful stroll, taking in a scrumptious meal

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Live on a Canal in Cape Coral

With some of the most affordable waterfront properties in Southwest Florida, Cape Coral provides an ideal location, with the advantage of living right along a canal, perfect for a boating lifestyle. Sometimes referred to as the “Venice of America”, the canals of Cape Coral come with either freshwater or saltwater

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D. R. Horton Pursuing Cape Coral Golf Course

One of the nation’s largest homebuilders is moving forward with plans to develop the land of a former Cape Coral golf course. The Golf Club has been out of business for about a decade, though the property is flanked by single-family homes, leaving area homeowners to deal with overgrowth from the now vacant property.

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Excitement Building About Sunset Pointe

Excitement is certainly building about one of the newest neighborhoods to grace Cape Coral. Sunset Pointe is currently under development, transforming what was once just an empty field into a neighborhood filled with nearly 60 single-family homes and home sites to choose from.