For today’s modern family concerned about their aging parents, Lennar is the first homebuilder to offer a unique “in-law” style-suite so that multiple generations can live under one roof in Fort Myers. The so-called Next Gen—A Home Within A Home Concept—offers privacy and togetherness to accommodate for multiple members of a family.
National homebuilder Lennar has created a new concept in living called Next Gen—A Home Within A Home—in Southwest Florida. Aging parents and their post-college children, who are moving back home after college, are changing the American lifestyle, and Lennar has stepped in with a unique home design to accommodate multi-generations of family members who choose to live together under one roof;
The News-Press reports that a developer is targeting a 57-acre parcel at the Forum in Fort Myers for a $1B gaming resort. The project would include 1,500 hotel rooms, 300,000 SF of convention space and 400,000 SF of retail stores and restaurants.
Three things that truly define Fort Myers are its grand beach, its tropical weather and its vast array of gated communities. Our gated communities come in more flavors than Baskin-Robbins…..have more choices than Forest Gump’s box of chocolates….and have names that would even twist the tongue of a Starbucks Barista.
With literally hundreds of communities to choose from, it can be very confusing for an out-of-towner or newcomer to search for a gated community home in the Fort Myers area. Two key decisions that can help to narrow your search are: (1) What type of amenities do you require and (2) What part of Fort Myers do you want to live in?
After a several year post-boom hiatus, the sound of nail guns and tile cutters is permeating the air at several Fort Myers area neighborhoods. New construction is occurring at several neighborhoods across the region. In many cases, builders are pricing new units to aggressively compete with the existing inventory of distressed property. Some builders are also clearing out bubble-era unsold inventory at fire sale prices.
The Miami Herald reports that Miami Heat coach Pat Riley is being sued by a real estate broker over commissions associated with the Fort Myers land where Riley has developed the mixed-use Forum project. The broker claims Riley owes him millions as a result of a handshake deal they made 12 years ago. With no written documentation and a couple of deceased witnesses, on the surface this case appears to be a shakedown rather than a handshake deal.
The Promenade at the Forum community was featured in a recent Christian Science Monitor article about home buyer tips. The Forum is a newer gated community off Colonial Boulevard in Fort Myers. The Forum includes two discrete neighborhoods: the Promenade featuring single-family homes and the Colonnade featuring town homes.