The Coconut Point Mall is the perfect destination for food, shopping and entertainment set in a picturesque outdoor mall featuring over 140 stores, including Target, Barnes & Noble, Apple and Dillards Department Store, surrounding several acres of lakes with a boardwalk. Shopping varies across every price point from apparel, jewelry, and accessories to sporting goods.
As Americans turn away from sprawling suburbia to more urban neighborhoods, walkable communities have exploded in popularity. While the majority of Southwest Florida isn’t considered overly walkable, the Coconut Point area is an exception. The Coconut Point Mall, which anchors the master-planned Coconut Point area features 113 stores, 25 restaurants and a movie theater.
In this era of expensive gasoline, ultra-long commutes from distant suburbs and an increased focus on walkability, many Americans are fleeing suburbia for an urban lifestyle experience. Many of our nation’s great cities are experiencing a revitalization of their urban cores as more people move into them and create a new vibrancy.
The Residences at Coconut Point continues to attract new buyers with 24 closings year-to-date in 2011 and 10 more sales presently pending. Buyers are attracted to the urban lifestyle experience
Many top land planing experts, economists and local leaders met yesterday in Downtown Fort Myers to discuss land planning for the next 25 years in the Fort Myers area.
In a region known for its auto-dependent gated-community lifestyle, an urban walker-friendly condo option is now available. The Residences at Coconut Point is a residential condo community located at the vibrant Coconut Point Mall in Estero, Florida.
The minnpost.com has a story about a recent speech given by housing researcher John Mcllwain titled, “The Suburban Century is Over.” Mcllwain predicts a shift in American housing and lifestyle preference away from the white picket fence suburbia towards a more urban lifestyle. In TV terms the wonderful suburban neighborhoods of Leave It To Beaver, The Brady Bunch and Bewitched are fading and the urban lifestyles of the Odd Couple, Mary Tyler Moore and Frazier are coming of age.