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Minto Sells 400-acre Site to FPL for New Solar Plant

CITY OF WESTLAKE, FL – June 20, 2018 – Palm Beach County’s newest master-planned community, Westlake, will soon include the county’s first large utility-scale solar plant. Recently, Florida Power & Light received site plan approval from the City of Westlake to develop a 400-acre solar energy center on the western part of town which will have the capacity to serve thousands of homes in the area with clean, renewable energy.

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Minto Communities, Margaritaville Holdings and The St. Joe Company Announce Plans for the Next LATITUDE MARGARITAVILLE Location in the Panhandle of Florida

Watersound, FL — May 16, 2018 — Master developer Minto Communities USA, global lifestyle brand Margaritaville Holdings and The St. Joe Company (NYSE: JOE) (“St. Joe”) have combined their resources to pursue the development of a new LATITUDE MARGARITAVILLE active adult community in Florida’s Panhandle region to be located in Bay County near Panama City Beach and the scenic 30A corridor. The community is projected to open in early 2020.

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Minto Communities wins seven 2018 Eliant Homebuyers Choice Awards

Tampa, FL - (April 11, 2018) - Minto Communities Vice President Steve Svopa announces that Minto Communities has received seven 2018 Eliant Homebuyers’ Choice Awards. Eliant is a customer experience management company that has surveyed buyers of new homes in North America for more than 34 years.

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Minto Communities Presents Check to Junior Achievement South Florida

COCONUT CREEK, Fla. – (April 9, 2018) – For the past five years, Minto Communities has generously supported Junior Achievement of South Florida. Recently, a group of employees presented the organization with a symbolic check for $162,500 which represents the total amount of money given to date.

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Minto begins construction of amenities in LakePark at Tradition

Port St. Lucie, Fla. – (April 4, 2018) – With home construction well under way at LakePark at Tradition, Minto Communities has now started building its resort-style amenities and recreation center.

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Minto enters close-out phase of Artesia in Sunrise

SUNRISE, Fla. – (February 23, 2018) – As Minto Communities begins closing out sales at Artesia in Sunrise, the residential development company is now offering personal hard-hat tours of its newest floor plan currently under construction.

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Minto Hosts First Showcase of Homes at Westlake

City of Westlake, Fla. – (February 22, 2018) – Minto Communities announced it will host its first Showcase of Homes, a two-week-long special presentation of model homes at its new master-planned community, Westlake.

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City of Westlake Approves Site Plan for New Emergency Medical Facility

CITY OF WESTLAKE, Fla. – (February 13, 2018) – The City of Westlake has paved the way to secure its first medical facility to serve the residents of the city and Central Palm Beach County.

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Minto Foundation Donates $75,000 to Local High School Program Building Habitat for Humanity Homes

CITY OF WESTLAKE, Fla. – (JANUARY 9, 2018) – Minto Foundation, Inc., the charitable arm of residential developer Minto Communities, donated $75,000 during a check presentation to Habitat for Humanity of Palm Beach County (HFHPBC). The donation will help further the successful partnership between the nonprofit and the Weitz Construction Academy at Seminole Ridge High School.

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City of Westlake to be Officially Recognized by U.S. Postal Service

City Of Westlake, Fla. – (August 28, 2017) – The City of Westlake, Florida’s newest municipality, will officially be recognized by the United States Postal Service (USPS) effective September 15. The city was incorporated as Palm Beach County’s 39th municipality just over a year ago but was not immediately recognized as a permitted designation by the USPS.

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Minto's Premiere Community in Sunrise, Artesia, is 60 Percent Sold in Final Phase

SUNRISE, Fla. - Minto Communities announced it is more than halfway sold out of the second and final phase of Artesia, an amenity-rich, resort-style community ideally located in Sunrise. The Florida-based developer is completing the final 123 townhomes, which are currently under construction. At 60 percent sold, Minto expects the first Phase II move-ins to occur this fall. Upon completion, Artesia will have a total of 837 condominiums and townhomes.

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Minto Breaks Ground on First Westlake Homes

WESTLAKE, Fla. – (June 26, 2017) – Home construction is underway in Westlake for the very first time since it became Palm Beach County’s newest municipality last summer. Minto Communities has begun building six model homes in the 3,800 acre master-planned community which shares the same name as the city. The fully-furnished model homes are expected to be completed this fall to coincide with the Westlake sales center grand opening.

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Minto Communities Donates Land for Fire Station #22 in Westlake

Facility to serve as district headquarters for central Palm Beach County WESTLAKE, Fla. – (June 6, 2017) – Minto Communities is making it possible for Palm Beach County to construct a new Fire Station #22 in Westlake to serve the people living in and around the area. Minto has completed the conveyance of nearly 4.5 acres of land to the Palm Beach County Fire-Rescue Department for the new facility, which will dually serve as a district headquarters for central Palm Beach County....

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LakePark at Tradition Wins Several Awards at the 2017 Treasure Coast Parade of Homes

Port St. Lucie, Fla. – (May 30, 2017) – Minto Communities received multiple awards for their villa model homes in LakePark at Tradition during the 2017 Treasure Coast Parade of Homes. Presented by the Treasure Coast Builders Association, the awards are designed to recognize exceptional design and merchandising by local home builders. Minto’s Magnolia and Mahogany model homes at LakePark were both recognized at an awards banquet held April 25 at the PGA Center for Golf Learning...

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Minto Communities and Margaritaville Holdings Announce Second LATITUDE MARGARITAVILLE Location

Second Active Adult Community Planned for Hilton Head, South Carolina Orlando, FL — May 25, 2017 – Minto Communities and Margaritaville Holdings today announced that Hilton Head, South Carolina will be the second location for their new LATITUDE MARGARITAVILLE active adult residential communities. The new 55-and-better community, built on the “no worries” tropical vibe of Margaritaville, will sit on 2,739 acres and include a 72-acre site for a 290,000-square foot...

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Minto Breaks Ground on New Sales Center for Westlake

First home sales at highly anticipated community expected to begin later this fall WESTLAKE, Fla. – (May 24, 2017) – Minto Communities announced that construction has begun on the sales center for its new 3,800-acre master planned community, Westlake, located in Palm Beach County’s newest city by the same name. It’s expected to be finished later this fall coinciding with the beginning of home sales.  The new sales center will include 9,378 square feet with...

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Road Improvement Project to Provide a Gateway to Palm Beach County’s Newest City, Westlake

Minto Communities spending $25 million to enhance Seminole Pratt Whitney Road as construction starts on the Westlake community WESTLAKE, Fla. – (March 15, 2017) – Every city needs a great entrance, and that is just what Minto Communities is providing for Westlake, which was incorporated last year in Palm Beach County. “We are transforming a section of Seminole Pratt Whitney into a beautiful gateway for people who use this road every day and for future residents,” said...

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Tradition in Port St. Lucie Named One of Top 50 Best Master-Planned Communities in Country

Port St. Lucie, Fla. – (Feb 17, 2017) – A leading real estate consulting firm has named Tradition in Port St. Lucie among the top 50 master-planned communities in the United States. The designation is based on 2016 net sales, according to John Burns Real Estate Consulting, which produces the annual list. Tradition ranked 46th in the entire country. “What makes Tradition desirable is everything it has to offer,” said Steve Svopa, vice president of Minto Communities,...

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Margaritaville Holdings and Minto Communities Announce Partnership to Develop New Active Lifestyle Destinations

Orlando, Fla. – (Feb 16, 2017) – Margaritaville Holdings and Minto Communities today announced a partnership that will develop new active adult communities in some of the nation’s most popular destinations. The first location of the all-new residential concept will open in Daytona Beach, Florida.

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Construction Begins at Artesia in Sunrise

SUNRISE, Fla. – (Feb. 7, 2017) – Minto Communities has begun construction on its second and final phase of Artesia, an amenity-rich, resort-style community in Sunrise. Crews have started going vertical with the first two townhome buildings that will feature 23 Terrace Homes and 15 Sky Villas. When completed, the award-winning builder will deliver 123 townhomes in this final phase, bringing the total number of residences to 837.

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Minto Communities Sells Out Villas By The Sea

Lauderdale-by-the-Sea, Fla. (Feb. 14, 2017) — Minto Communities has completed another successful residential project in South Florida in just two years. The homebuilder closed out sales at the 117-residence Villas By The Sea, located in Lauderdale-by-the-Sea.    Villas By The Sea is an island-inspired, low-rise community with four 4-story buildings. The first two buildings—Oceanside South and Oceanfront South—were released in 2006 and were both completed by 2009...

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The Isles of Collier Preserve receives National Association of Home Builders awards

Naples, FL — Minto Communities recently received two prestigious awards from the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) at the 2017 International Builders Show held in Orlando on January 10th – 11th. Minto received two NAHB silver awards — a Nationals Award and a Best in American Living Award — for Best Clubhouse and Community Facility, respectively, for The Isles Club at The Isles of Collier Preserve. Just four miles from downtown Naples, The Isles of Collier...

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Minto presents Luxury by the Bay at Harbour Isle on January 21

Bradenton, FL — (January 11, 2017) Minto Communities presents Luxury by the Bay at Harbour Isle on Saturday, January 21, from 12-4 p.m. The public is invited to participate in an afternoon of wine tasting, culinary presentation, spectacular water ski show, aerial artist performance, showcase of luxury automobiles and much more. Six fully-furnished models are open for tours. Harbour Isle is an award-winning, 220-acre private island community by Minto, located directly across from Anna...

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Minto offers move-in-ready homes purchase incentives at Festival

Orlando, FL — (January 9, 2017) - Minto Communities is offering special purchase incentives of up to $50,000 on select move-in ready homes at Festival. Festival is a new 200+-acre luxury resort-style residential community located just five miles from Walt Disney World® in Orlando, Florida. Plans call for 500 uniquely designed luxury resort vacation homes within private, gated neighborhoods that are surrounded by natural Florida woodlands and lakes.   Minto’s move-in-ready...

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Minto Begins Promised Improvements to Seminole Pratt Whitney Road

Project to include lane widening and landscaped buffers on 1.5-mile stretch WESTLAKE, Fla. – (September 23, 2016) – Minto Communities announced that construction has begun on improvements to Seminole Pratt Whitney Road through the newly formed City of Westlake. The improvements consist of major utility infrastructure installation, placing the overhead power underground, as well as widening a 1.5-mile stretch of the roadway. The project will also include the installation of a rural...

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Minto Communities Launches Sales for Artesia Final Phase

Sunrise community to offer 123 new residences, three separate collections SUNRISE, Fla. (Aug. 11, 2016) – Minto Communities announces the launch of sales for the final phase of Artesia, a 76-acre, resort-style community ideally located at Flamingo Road and Panther Parkway in Sunrise. The award-winning builder will deliver 123 low-rise townhomes in this final phase, bringing the total number of residences in the community to 837.  Minto is offering three collections including...

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Minto Communities wins ten 2016 Aurora and Excel awards

Orlando, FL (August 2, 2016) — Minto Communities was recognized with ten awards, including two prestigious Grand Aurora Awards, at the 2016 Southeast Building Conference presented by the Southeast Building Council (SEBC) in Orlando on July 29. The SEBC presents the largest building industry trade show in the southeast. The 2016 Aurora competition drew 335 entries in 57 categories that were reviewed by a panel of six building industry leaders. Minto’s Grand Aurora Awards...

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Minto starts construction on four additional vacation home buildings at Festival in Orlando

Orlando, FL (July 6, 2016) — Minto Communities is underway on construction of four additional vacation home buildings at Festival, Orlando’s newest luxury vacation home community located just five miles from the Walt Disney World® exit. To meet buyer demand for the popular Elation floor plan at Festival, Minto also has introduced a new eight-unit building configuration that will accommodate more homes with this floor plan. Minto presents five fully furnished models at Festival....

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Residents Vote to Make Westlake Palm Beach Countys 39th Municipality

Residents Vote to Make Westlake Palm Beach County’s 39th Municipality  Westlake, Fla. (June 20, 2016) – Residents within the Seminole Improvement District have voted unanimously to create the city of Westlake with a charter and founding city council. A canvassing board certified the ballots on June 20. Westlake is home to a 3,800-acre project being developed by Minto Communities. Approved plans call for 4,500 homes and 2.2 million square feet of non-residential commercial...

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Final Remaining Oceanside Residence Available at Mintos Villas By The Sea

Developer Announces Construction Update, Hard-Hat Tours Lauderdale-By-The-Sea, Fla. (May 9, 2016) – Minto’s Villas By The Sea, one of the best-selling and most successful condominium home enclaves in Lauderdale-By-The-Sea, announced there is one remaining residence available before the community is completely sold out.  The developer also announced it will start conducting hard-hat tours of the property starting May 15.  Construction on the project’s second and...

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Minto Sun City Center models win 2016 Tampa Bay Builders Association Parade of Homes Awards

Sun City Center, FL, April 26, 2016 — Minto Communities announces that two Minto models at Sun City Center have won 2016 Tampa Bay Builders Association (TBBA) Parade of Homes awards. The Montecito single-family model at Sun City Center won an award in the $451,000-$475,000 category, and the Banyan paired villa model at Sun City Center won an award in the $301,000-$325,000 category. Parade of Homes judges scored 139 model homes and condos to determine the awards. Scoring was based on...

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Minto wins Greater Orlando Builders Association Parade of Homes award for Jubilee model at Festival

Orlando, FL, April 25, 2016 — Minto Communities has received a Greater Orlando Builders Association Parade of Homes (GOBA) award for the Jubilee model at Festival in Orlando. Festival, located just five miles from Walt Disney World®, is Orlando’s newest vacation resort community. Five models are open for viewing. Their names, Elation, Imagine, Jubilee, Marvel and Splendor, capture the sense of fun and adventure that draws millions from throughout the world to Orlando’s...

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LakePark at Tradition Wins Numerous Accolades at the 2016 Treasure Coast Parade of Homes

Port St. Lucie, Fla. April 25, 2016 – Minto Communities’ master-planned community, LakePark at Tradition, received six awards for its brand new models during the 2016 Treasure Coast Parade of Homes. Presented by the Treasure Coast Builders Association, the event is designed to promote local builders and showcase their products including model and luxury homes. Located at Tradition in Port St. Lucie, one of the “Top 10 Best Places to Retire in the U.S.” according to...

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Florida appeals court clears way for Minto's Westlake community to move forward

Authorities affirm 3 different times that Palm Beach County’s approval process was sound and legal Central Palm Beach County, Fla. (March 31, 2016) – Minto Communities Florida will begin work on Westlake in central Palm Beach County following a unanimous ruling by the 1st District Court of Appeals that rejected all arguments against the 3,800-acre project. The court turned away objections for the master-planned community of 4,500 homes and 2.2 million square feet of commercial...

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Minto's Harbour Isle wins ''Best Overall Community'' award for fifth year

Minto’s Harbour Isle wins “Best Overall Community” award for fifth year Bradenton, FL, March 10, 2016 — For the fifth straight year, Harbour Isle, a community of luxury island coach homes and resort homes by Minto Communities, won “Best Overall Community” and “Best Amenities” awards at the Manatee-Sarasota Building Industry Association’s (MSBIA) 2016 Parade of Homes awards banquet on March 3. Harbour Isle is a 220-acre island living...

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Isles of Collier Preserve Wins Best American Living Award

The Isles of Collier Preserve in Naples by Minto Communities received a prestigious Silver Award at the Best in American Living Awards (BALA) for “Best Mixed Community.” Minto is one of only three recipients to be recognized in this category in the entire country.

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Construction progressing on Minto's Marina Walk resort homes at Harbour Isle

Minto Communities announces that construction is progressing on luxury resort home models at Marina Walk in Harbour Isle, an award-winning 220-acre island-living community located directly across from Anna Maria Island on Anna Maria Sound in Bradenton, Florida. Two luxury resort home models are projected to open in Marina Walk in early 2016. Marina Walk is Minto’s third neighborhood at Harbour Isle.  The first two neighborhoods, Mangrove Walk and Edgewater Walk, each sold out soon...

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Minto named one of Top 15 Home Builders by Florida Green Building Coalition

Minto Communities was honored by the Florida Green Building Coalition (FGBC) as one of Florida’s Top 15 Green Home Builders at a recent awards banquet that took place during the 2015 Green Trends Conference in Orlando. According to FGBC Executive Director Suzanne Cook, “These builders are being recognized for their conscientious green building efforts in creating healthier and safer homes and a more sustainable Florida. As FGBC marks its 15th anniversary, we are pleased to salute...

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Minto Communities named one of Top 15 Home Builders by Florida Green Building Coalition

Naples, FL — Minto Communities was honored by the Florida Green Building Coalition (FGBC) as one of Florida’s Top 15 Green Home Builders at a recent awards banquet that took place during the 2015 GreenTrends Conference in Orlando. According to FGBC Executive Director Suzanne Cook, “These builders are being recognized for their conscientious green building efforts in creating healthier and safer homes and a more sustainable Florida. As FGBC marks its 15th anniversary, we are...

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Minto Communities presents WinterFest at Sun City Center December 12 and the annual Sun, Sand & Surf Golf Cart Parade

Sun City Center, FL — Minto Communities presents the fifth annual WinterFest and Sun City Center’s historic Sun, Sand & Surf Golf Cart Parade on Saturday, December 12, at Sun City Center, 1009 North Pebble Beach Boulevard. The ever-popular parade of golf carts ingeniously decorated and driven by Sun City Center residents is a highlight of the holiday season. The golf cart parade begins at 10 a.m., and entry in the parade is restricted to greater Sun City Center area residents....

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Minto Communities announces move-in ready homes at TwinEagles in Naples

Minto Communities announces that two new move-in ready homes are available at TwinEagles. Limited time incentives of $35,000 to be applied toward closing costs or options are available on homes closing on or before December 30, 2015.  Move-in ready homes include the Prestwick and Turnberry single-family homes in the Lockford neighborhood. The Prestwick is 3,743 square feet with 2,642 square feet under air. It includes two bedrooms, den, three baths and three-car garage. The home is...

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Minto Communities announces move-in ready homes at The Isles of Collier Preserve

Minto Communities announces that four new move-in ready homes are available at The Isles of Collier Preserve in Naples. Limited time incentives of up to $20,000 to be applied toward closing costs or options are available on homes closing on or before December 30, 2015.  Move-in ready homes include the Plumeria and Wisteria single-family model homes, the Honeysuckle villa,  and the Poinciana coach home. The Plumeria single-family home is a former model home with 4,049 square feet and...

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Minto's Villas By The Sea Announces Two Remaining Oceanside Residences

Minto’s Villas By The Sea, one of the best-selling and most successful condominium home enclaves in Lauderdale-By-The-Sea, announced there are just two remaining Oceanside residences available before the community is completely sold out.  The two homes are located in Oceanside North in the development’s second and final phase.  The Laguna residence is available, and priced at $737,850. With 1,589 square feet under air, it includes two bedrooms, two bathrooms, study,...

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Minto presents move-in ready homes in Lake Nona's Laureate Park

Minto Communities announces that three new move-in ready homes are available in Minto’s charming Laureate Park neighborhood at Lake Nona in Orlando with limited-time buyer incentives ranging from $5,000-$12,500 to apply toward closing costs or options. Two move-in ready single-family homes, the Porter and the Hopkins, are available now. The third, the Kendall, is a townhome and will be available in November. The two-story Porter single-family home is 4,313 square feet with 2,900 square...

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Minto Communities presents move-in ready homes at Sun City Center

Minto Communities announces that three new move-in ready homes are available at Sun City Center with a limited time incentive of $7,500 to apply toward closing costs or options.  Move-in ready homes include the Laguna and Capistrano single-family homes and Banyan paired-villa. Sun City Center is located between Tampa and Sarasota, Florida. The Laguna single-family home is 2,631 square feet with 1,919 square feet under air. It includes two bedrooms, two baths, den and two-car garage, and...

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Minto's downtown Festival opens to fanfare and fun in Orlando

The October grand opening of Downtown Festival in Minto Communities’ newest luxury resort townhome community — Festival™ — in Orlando was a fun-filled celebration with live music, games, prizes, fantasy princesses, face painting, stilt walkers, jugglers and more. More than 200 attendees enjoyed Downtown Festival’s many amenities from putt-putt golf and beach volleyball to sampling treats from the ice cream parlor and model home tours. Festival’s uniquely...

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Minto releases Harbour Isle coach home models for sale

Minto Communities recently released for sale three designer furnished island coach home models at Harbour Isle, an award-winning, 220-acre private island community by Minto. Harbour Isle is located directly across from Anna Maria Island on Anna Maria Sound in Bradenton, Florida.  The coach home models are located in the sold out Mangrove Walk neighborhood at Harbour Isle. Two of the models have sold. The third, the Nassau, is available, and priced at $617,990.  The two-story Nassau...

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Minto presents Downtown Festival Grand Opening at new Festival resort townhome community in Orlando

Minto Communities presents the grand opening of Downtown Festival within Minto’s newest luxury resort townhome community — Festival™ — in Orlando, Florida. Festival offers uniquely designed luxury townhomes that are surrounded by 200 acres of natural Florida woodlands, lakes and walking paths. Just five miles from Walt Disney World®, Festival provides the best of both worlds — a private community of colorful townhomes with a vibrant downtown recreation and...

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Minto Communities wins nine 2015 Sand Dollar Awards

Minto Communities wins nine Collier Building Industry Association 2015 Sand Dollar Awards for The Isles of Collier Preserve in Naples The Isles of Collier Preserve by Minto Communities was recognized with nine Collier Building Industry Association (CBIA) 2015 Sand Dollar Awards at the annual Sand Dollar Awards Banquet on September 26 at the Ritz-Carlton Tiburon in Naples.  Located just four miles east of downtown Naples, The Isles of Collier Preserve is a uniquely located, eco-friendly...

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Minto's Isles Club at The Isles of Collier Preserve nears completion

The Isles Club at The Isles of Collier Preserve by Minto Communities is nearing completion and is projected to open later this year.  The addition of The Isles Club adds yet another outstanding amenity to this award-winning, eco-friendly community.  Minto has received many national, regional and Southwest Florida industry awards for The Isles of Collier Preserve, including for community design, home design and green building practices.  The design of the Isles Club was inspired...

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Minto presents Luxury by the Bay grand opening for Harbour Isle Beach Club

Minto Communities presents Luxury by the Bay — a grand opening celebration for the new Harbour Isle Beach Club — on Saturday, August 22, from 6-9 p.m. The public is invited. However, reservations are required for admittance by calling (941) 896-4826. Harbour Isle is an award-winning, 220-acre private island community by Minto, located directly across from Anna Maria Island on Anna Maria Sound in Bradenton, Florida.  Luxury by the Bay will include tours of the Harbour Isle...

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Minto's The Isles of Collier Preserve in Naples is Grand Aurora Award Winner

Minto Communities won three Southeast Building Council (SEBC) Aurora Awards for The Isles of Collier Preserve in Naples, Florida, including a Grand Aurora Award for best residential/ mixed use land development for a residential-only development over 501 acres.  The 35th Annual Awards were presented at the SEBC’s 2015 Southeast Building Conference held in Orlando, Florida in July. The SEBC is the largest building industry trade show in the Southeast. Minto also was recognized with...

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Minto introduces ultra-luxurious Tamarind Grande model at The Isles of Collier Preserve

Minto Communities announces the grand opening of a new ultra-luxurious, single-family home model at The Isles of Collier Preserve in Naples — the Tamarind Grande. The dramatic, two-story model includes 5,892 square feet with 4,037 square feet under air. The Tamarind Grande’s many striking features include two guest casitas that open directly onto the 1,100-square-foot interior courtyard with pool, spa and fountain feature.  An expansive 700- square-foot lanai with unobstructed...

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Minto completes five luxury resort vacation villa models at Festival in Orlando

Minto Communities has completed five luxury resort vacation villa models at Festival™ — a 200+-acre private resort community in Orlando. Festival is located just five miles from Walt Disney World®, between I-4 and Ronald Reagan Parkway in ChampionsGate. Plans call for 500 uniquely designed luxury resort vacation villas. Colorful vacation villa model names — Elation, Imagine, Jubilee, Marvel and Splendor — capture the sense of fun and adventure that draws millions...

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Minto's Bonita Isles nearing sell out

Fewer than 10 home sites and only two of four move-in ready models remain available for sale at the award-winning Bonita Isles development by Minto Communities.  Bonita Isles, located in Bonita Springs, has experienced brisk sales activity since opening in 2013, and is one of Southwest Florida’s fastest selling communities. Popular amenities at Bonita Isles include the Island Club, uniquely situated on an island in the center of the community’s expansive lake. The Island Club...

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Minto Communities presents home of the week at Sun City Center

Minto Communities presents the fully-furnished Palm model in the Kings Point neighborhood at Sun City Center as the Minto home of the week, offering a special incentive of $10,000 towards closing costs or options if the buyer closes on the home by June 28, 2015. The Palm paired-villa model is 2,163 square feet with 1,503 square feet under air with two bedrooms, two baths, den and two-car garage. It is priced at $261,086.  Distinctive Minto design features include bright, open living areas,...

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Minto breaks ground for Marina Walk Resort Homes at Harbour Isle

Minto Communities announces that construction has started on the luxury resort home models at Harbour Isle’s Marina Walk. An award-winning, 220-acre island-living community, Harbour Isle is located directly across from Anna Maria Island on Anna Maria Sound in Bradenton, Florida.  Marina Walk models are projected to open in January 2016.  Marina Walk is Minto’s newest Harbour Isle neighborhood. The first two neighborhoods, Mangrove Walk and Edgewater Walk featuring luxury...

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Minto wins Greater Orlando Builders Association Parade of Homes first place award for Laureate Park at Lake Nona model

Minto Communities has received a Greater Orlando Builders Association Parade of Homes (GOBA) first place award for the Laureate Park Mansfield model at Lake Nona in Orlando.  “Minto is honored to receive GOBA’s first place recognition for the second year in a row for our innovative home designs at Laureate Park,” notes Minto Senior Vice President William Bullock. The Mansfield includes four bedrooms, plus den, three-and-a-half baths and two-car garage. It features a...

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Minto's Harbour Isle Beach Club nears completion

Minto Communities announces that construction is nearing completion on the Beach Club at Harbour Isle with opening scheduled for summer 2015. Harbour Isle is an award-winning, 220-acre island-living community of luxury coach homes and resort homes located directly on Anna Maria Sound in Bradenton, Florida. The two-story Beach Club is 23,000-square-feet, and will include a wide range of luxury amenities including a 4,200-square-foot fitness center, second floor Sky Bar Lounge, Cabana Bar,...

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Minto Florida wins five 2015 Eliant Homebuyers' Choice Premier Awards

Minto Communities Senior Vice President William Bullock announces that Minto Florida has received five 2015 Eliant Homebuyers’ Choice Premier Awards. Eliant is a customer experience management company that has surveyed buyers of new homes for more than 30 years.Homebuyers’ Choice awards are presented annually to homebuilders throughout the United States and Canada judged by their homebuyers to have provided the best customer experience. Winning homebuilders were selected based on...

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Minto Communities presents eight new models in Verona - Sun City Center's last remaining new neighborhood

Minto Communities is presenting eight new fully-furnished models in the last remaining new neighborhood ever to be built within historic Sun City Center near Tampa. Four luxury single-family models and four luxury paired villa models now are open for viewing. Verona features a private gated entrance, resort-style pool, and selection of six villa floor plans and nine single-family home floor plans from Minto. Fully furnished single-family home models include the Laguna, Palisade, Montecito and...

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Minto Communities announces Grand Opening of Festival in Orlando on May 16 and 17 Five luxury resort villa models open for tours

Minto Communities hosts a grand opening event for Festival™ — an exciting 200+-acre luxury resort-style residential community in Orlando — on Saturday, May 16 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Sunday, May 17, from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. Festival is just five miles from Walt Disney World®, between I-4 and Ronald Reagan Parkway in ChampionsGate.

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Construction is nearing completion on Minto's Festival resort community in Orlando

Construction is nearing completion on Festival™, a 200+-acre luxury resort-style residential community by Minto Communities. Festival is located just five miles from Walt Disney World® in Orlando, between I-4 and Ronald Reagan Parkway. Festival’s gated neighborhoods and resort-style amenities are surrounded by natural Florida woodlands and lakes.

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Minto releases four furnished Bonita Isles models for sale

Minto Communities announces the release for sale of the four furnished models at Bonita Isles, located in Bonita Springs. The first phase of Bonita Isles sold out within the first year of opening for sales, and only 15 home sites remain to be sold in the award-winning community.

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Minto's Harbour Isle wins

Bradenton, FL — Harbour Isle, a community of luxury island coach homes and resort villas by Minto Communities located on Anna Maria Sound in Bradenton, Florida, won nine awards including two Best Overall awards at the Manatee-Sarasota Building Industry Association’s (MSBIA) 2015 Parade of Homes Awards banquet.  The awards banquet was held March 5 at the Hyatt Sarasota. Harbour Isle won Best Overall Community in the 100 to 200 home sites category as well as awards for best...

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South Florida's Most Prestigious Minto Community Boca Reserve Closes Out

Tampa, Fla. – Minto Communities celebrates the closing of West Boca’s most prestigious community Boca Reserve.  This private enclave is comprised of 44 elegant residences highlighted by exceptional craftsmanship, spacious interiors, lavish kitchens and baths, and a full complement of included premium features. Launched in 2013, Minto offered seven elegant designs ranging from the 2,733 square-foot St. Tropez plan to the majestic Veneto with 5,000 interior square feet. The...

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Construction is progressing on Minto's Festival resort community in Orlando

Orlando, FL — Construction is progressing on Festival™, a 200+-acre luxury resort-style residential community by Minto Communities. Festival is located just five miles from Walt Disney World® in Orlando, between I-4 and Ronald Reagan Parkway. The Festival site includes natural Florida woodlands and lakes that will surround residential areas and amenities. Construction is progressing on five villa models scheduled for completion in early April 2015. Plans call for 500 two-story...

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Minto Communities Announces the Grand Opening of LakePark, Tradition's Newest Active Adult Community

Tampa, Fla. – After great selling success for TownPark at Tradition, Minto Communities announces the grand opening of its newest community in Port St. Lucie, LakePark at Tradition.  This active adult community is located in one of the “Top 10 Best Places to Retire” in the U.S. according to Portfolio.com and has a list of resort-style amenities in one of Florida’s most desirable places to live. LakePark’s friendly neighborhood will feature two and three bedroom...

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Award-winning Bonita Isles by Minto Communities nearly sold out

Bonita Springs, FL - Bonita Isles by Minto Communities is far ahead of the company’s anticipated schedule for the sell out of their new Bonita Springs community.  Bonita Isles has been a major draw for homebuyers looking for a conveniently located resort-style community and luxury home at a competitive price. The Salerno model at Bonita Isles received a 2014 Lee Building Industry (BIA) Parade of Homes Superior Home Award for best landscape design, best bath, best livability, best...

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Minto's Marina Walk resort villas at Harbour Isle open for sales

Bradenton, FL — Minto Communities announces that the new Marina Walk neighborhood at Harbour Isle has opened for sales.  Harbour Isle, located in Bradenton, Florida, is Minto’s 220-acre island community that is almost entirely surrounded by the waters of Anna Maria Sound along the western shoreline and Perico Bayou to the east. With Marina Walk, Minto introduces its luxury resort villas at Harbour Isle. Construction is scheduled to start this spring, with models projected...

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Minto grand opening event for new villa models at The Isles of Collier Preserve

Naples, FL — The Isles of Collier Preserve grand opening event on February 7 to unveil four new luxury villa models was attended by more than 500.  Hundreds of visitors also took guided electric boat tours of the Cypress Waterway, nature trail tours, and tours of the award-winning, 7,330-square-foot Discovery Sales Center with its recreated natural cypress wetland. One-story villas range from 1,565 square feet to 1,862 square feet under air, and include two to three bedrooms, den or...

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Minto Presents Grand Opening Event for New Villa Models at The Isles of Collier Preserve

Naples, FL — Minto Communities presents a grand opening event to introduce four new villa models at The Isles of Collier Preserve on Saturday, February 7, from Noon to 4 p.m.  These new, furnished luxury villa models — the Fresia, Petunia, Mimosa and Dahlia — will be showcased and open to the public.  In addition three furnished coach home models and four furnished single-family models will be available for touring.  Grand opening events include trolley tours...

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Minto presents grand opening event for new villa models at The Isles of Collier Preserve

Naples, FL — Minto Communities presents a grand opening event to introduce four new villa models at The Isles of Collier Preserve on Saturday, February 7, from Noon to 4 p.m.  These new, furnished luxury villa models — the Fresia, Petunia, Mimosa and Dahlia — will be showcased and open to the public.  In addition three furnished coach home models and four furnished single-family models will be available for touring. Grand opening events include trolley tours to...

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Minto announces grand opening of Mansfield luxury single family home model in new phase of Laureate Park at Lake Nona

Orlando, FL — Minto Communities announces the grand opening of the luxury single-family home model, the Mansfield, located in the new phase of homes in Laureate Park at Lake Nona in Orlando. The two-story Mansfield is 2,928 square feet under air, and is priced from $428,900.  The Mansfield includes four bedrooms, plus den, three-and-a-half baths and two-car garage. The model also features a second floor retreat above the garage to include a kitchen, living room, one bedroom, and one...

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Minto Communities announces grand opening of Verona at Sun City Center Four new paired villa models open for viewing

Sun City Center, FL — Minto Communities announces the grand opening of four new luxury paired villa models in Verona, a gated enclave within the historic community of Sun City Center near Tampa, Florida.  Verona features a private gated entrance, resort-style pool, and a selection of six paired villa floor plans and nine single-family home floor plans with 200+ lots planned at build out. Four fully furnished, luxury paired villa models are open for viewing in Verona — the Palm,...

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Minto Communities starts construction and opens up reservations for Festival - a new resort community just five miles from Walt Disney World in Orlando

Orlando, FL — Minto Communities has started construction on its newest resort community — Festival™. Festival’s 200+-acre site is located just five miles from Walt Disney World® in Orlando, between I-4 and Ronald Reagan Parkway. Plans call for 500 uniquely designed luxury vacation villas. Construction is underway on five luxury villa models, and Minto now is accepting reservations on the first release of villa homes in phase one.  Construction also has begun on...

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Minto Communities wins 2015 National Sales & Marketing Council Silver Award for The Isles of Collier Preserve Discovery Sales Center

Naples, FL — The Isles of Collier Preserve by Minto Communities has received a prestigious Silver Award from the National Association of Homebuilders (NAHB) National Sales & Marketing Council. The Silver Award for “Best Welcome Center” recognized Minto’s Discovery Sales Center at The Isles of Collier Preserve in Naples, Florida. Minto is one of only five recipients in the entire country and the only welcome center in Florida to be recognized with a Silver Award in...

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Minto Announces the Final Phase Grand Opening at Villas By The Sea on Saturday December 13, 2014

Tampa, Fl. (December 9, 2014) – Award-winning homebuilder and developer, Minto Communities announces the final phase of construction at Villas by the Sea. This new phase will feature two new buildings, Oceanfront North and Oceanside North with brand new designs offering open floorplans, 2 - 3 bedrooms, 2 - 3 baths and optional studies. Gourmet island kitchens, master suites, balconies and spacious living areas offer breathtaking ocean views. New condominium residence pricing starts from...

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Construction starts on The Isles Club at The Isles of Collier Preserve

Design inspired by original Naples Beach HotelNaples, FL — Minto Communities Senior Vice President William Bullock announces that construction has started on The Isles Club at The Isles of Collier Preserve. The clubhouse is scheduled for completion in the fall of 2015. It will be the social focal point of The Isles of Collier Preserve, a 2,400-acre, eco-friendly community located just four miles from downtown Naples. “All aspects of The Isles of Collier Preserve are inspired by...

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Minto opens Phase II sales at The Isles of Collier Preserve Introduces new villa and single-family home collections

Naples, FL — Minto Communities announces that sales are open for homes in the next phase of The Isles of Collier Preserve in Naples. For a limited time, pre-grand opening pricing is available on the first release of homes in phase II.Minto also is introducing an exciting new collection of luxury paired villas and single-family home designs. Five paired-villa designs start from the mid-$300s, and nine luxury single-family home designs are priced from the $400s to more than $1 million. A...

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Minto Communities Begins Planning and Design of New Community in Daytona Beach

Developer to unveil vision for new generation of active adult living on 1,600 acres in Daytona West. Daytona Beach, FL (November 11, 2014) Minto Communities, the award-winning homebuilder and developer who created successful communities such as Olympia in Wellington, The Isles of Collier Preserve in Naples, and Sun City Center - Tampa’s premier active adult community, has begun the planning and design of a new development on 1,600 acres located in the area of western Daytona Beach known...

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Minto Communities breaks ground on The Beach Club at Harbour Isle

Bradenton, FL — Minto Communities announces that construction has started on the 23,000-square-foot Beach Club at Harbour Isle in Bradenton, Florida. The Beach Club’s projected completion date is September 2015.  Harbour Isle is Minto’s 220-acre island community that is almost entirely surrounded by the waters of Anna Maria Sound along the western shoreline and Perico Bayou to the east. The two-story Beach Club is sited directly on Anna Maria Sound. Amenities include a...

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Minto communities announces purchase of 3,800 acres to develop a master planned community in Palm Beach County Florida this year.

Minto will bring consumer services, recreational amenities, office space and related jobs adjacent to the area known as The Acreage in Palm Beach County, Florida. Loxahatchee, FL (Sept. 30, 2013) – Minto Communities Florida, the developer who created Olympia in Wellington, Madison Green and Portosol in Royal Palm Beach, has announced the purchase of a 3,800-acre property formerly known as the Callery-Judge Grove in  western Palm Beach County. Minto, one of North America’s...

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Minto Communities Celebrates Opening of Bonita Isles with Bonita Springs Area Chamber of Commerce Ribbon Cutting and Reception

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Minto Communities Introduces Four Completed Models at Bonita Isles - Bonita Springs' Newest Resort-Style Living Community

NEWS RELEASEFor Immediate ReleaseMarch 12, 2013Naples, FL — Minto Communities Florida has completed four beautifully furnished model homes that are open for viewing at Bonita Isles — the company’s newest community. Bonita Isles is located at Bernwood Parkway, 0.5 miles east of U.S. 41, at the center of Bonita Springs. The four models at Bonita Isles feature open floor plans that are ideal for Florida living and entertaining. Models include two single-family residences, the...

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Floridas Premier Homebuilder Minto Communities Announces The Grand Opening of South Floridas Latest Treasure - Boca Reserve

NEWS RELEASE   Florida’s Premier Homebuilder – Minto Communities – Announces The Grand Opening of South Florida’s Latest Treasure: Boca Reserve   New furnished model showcases one of seven luxury floor plans in an intimate enclave of 44 exclusive home sites priced from the high $400s. BOCA RATON, Fla. - February 5, 2013 – Tucked away from the hustle and bustle of every day life sits a private reserve of 44 limited edition homes in South...

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Minto Communities Launches Second Phase of Harbour Isle on Anna Maria Sound.

NEWS RELEASE Media Contact:Scott Carpenter, cPR813.712.8721 Island Community Releases 12 Buildings Offering 36 Island-Style Coach Homes. ANNA MARIA SOUND, Fla.  – January 15, 2013 – Development in one of Florida’s mostdesirable communities – let alone its last private island – continues on Harbour Isle on AnnaMaria Sound. William Bullock, vice president of Minto Communities, is pleased to announcethe launch of phase two of the Mangrove Walk neighborhood with...

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After Building 30,000 Homes in Florida, Minto Communities Expands into Orlando and Opens its First Luxury Courtyard Home Models at Lake Nona

NEWS RELEASE Media Contact:Scott Carpenter, cPR813.210.0383 Elegant homes start from the $190s with premium features already included. ORLANDO, Fla. – January 14, 2013 – Minto Communities – one of Florida’s premier homebuilders with more than 30,000 homes built – is pleased to announce the grand opening of three luxury courtyard model homes in the Laureate Park neighborhood of Lake Nona.Building in Orlando for the first time, Minto offers homebuyers requiring...

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Minto Communities Florida Announces Bonita Isles Models Nearing Completion

For Immediate Release Naples, Florida — Minto Communities Florida has announced that four furnished model homes are nearing completion in their new Bonita Isles community. Models will be completed for the grand opening of Bonita Isles on February 9 and 10.  The new models include two single-family residences, the Ventura and Palisade, and two villas, the Buttonwood and Magnolia. Single family homes and villas include two-car garages, covered entries and covered, screened lanais....

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Limited Opportunity To Buy Exclusive West Boca Homes: Minto Communities Announces New Model At Boca Reserve

  NEWS RELEASE   Media Contact: Scott Carpenter, cPR 813.210.0383   Six home designs in Mission, West Indies and Palm Beach styles offer breathtaking beauty for 44 single-family homes in exclusive enclave community.   BOCA RATON, Fla. – October 26, 2012 – In a community internationally known for its culture, arts and luxury, Steve Svopa, vice president of Minto Communities, today announced the construction of its first furnished model in Boca...

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Minto Communities Close to Completing Construction of Two Model Luxury Homes In Naples Premier Golf Community: TwinEagles

NEWS RELEASE Media ContactScott Carpenter, cPR813.210.0383 NAPLES, Fla.  – October 25, 2012  – Minto Communities, one of North America’s most respected homebuilders, announces it is close to completing construction of two luxury model homes  – Prestwick Grand and Turnberry Grand  – in the exclusive golf community of TwinEagles. The models will make their debut in mid November. Nestled between the sixth and seventh holes of the acclaimed Eagle...

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