Minto Communities wins eleven Aurora and Excel Awards

Orlando, FL (August 19, 2019) — Minto Communities was recognized by the Southeast Building Council (SEBC) with eleven Aurora and Excel awards for communities located in the City of Westlake, Naples and Daytona Beach, Florida and Hilton Head, South Carolina. Awards included the prestigious Grand Aurora Award for Best 55+ Living Community for Latitude Margaritaville Hilton Head, in South Carolina.

The Aurora and Excel awards were presented at the SEBC’s Southeast Building Conference that took place in Orlando, Florida in August. The SEBC hosts the largest building industry trade show in the southeast. The Aurora Awards are presented annually for community planning, product design, and interior merchandising. Excel Awards recognize achievements in marketing, advertising and sales.

Minto's The Isles of Collier Preserve in Naples, Florida, won an Aurora Silver Award for Best Recreation Facility for the new Overlook Bar & Grill. Minto's Westlake community in the City of Westlake in Palm Beach County, Florida, received an Excel Award for Best Design Center.

Latitude Margaritaville communities developed by Minto and global brand Margaritaville Holdings won a total of nine awards. Latitude Margaritaville Hilton Head, located in Hilton Head, South Carolina won two Aurora Awards: the Grand Award for Best 55+ Living Community and a Silver Award for Best Single–Family Detached Model for the Trinidad. Latitude Margaritaville Daytona Beach, located in Daytona Beach, Florida, won two Aurora Silver Awards for Best Single–Family Detached Model Home for both the Coconut and Aruba models, and five Excel Awards for Best Video, Best TV Commercial, Best Radio Commercial, Best Billboard and Best Sales Office.

"Minto is known for our uniquely designed homes, and for developing master–planned communities that offer the connected lifestyle and amenities that today's homebuyers are seeking," notes Minto Communities USA President Mike Belmont. "All of us on the Minto team are honored to have received this important industry recognition for the sixth consecutive year.""

Minto's new home communities include The Isles of Collier Preserve and TwinEagles in Naples, One Particular Harbour Margaritaville located in Minto's Harbour Isle community in Bradenton/Sarasota, LakePark at Tradition in Port St. Lucie, Artesia in Sunrise and Westlake in western Palm Beach County, Latitude Margaritaville Daytona Beach in Daytona Beach, Florida, and Latitude Margaritaville Hilton Head in South Carolina. For information, visit

About Minto Communities
Minto Communities USA, based in Florida since 1978, has represented integrity, financial strength and enduring value for over 40 years. Minto builds exceptional new homes and communities to meet every lifestyle, with more than 25,000 new homes built in 48 communities. Minto is dedicated to continuous improvement in design, quality and customer experience. These are just some of the elements that set Minto apart as an exceptional homebuilder and community developer and have earned the company national recognition that includes consistently high rankings from Eliant Customer Service Surveys. Minto has been recognized with multiple national awards from the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) for community and home design, including Best Mixed-Use Community and Best Clubhouse for The Isles of Collier Preserve in Naples, Florida; and Best Clubhouse for the Harbour Isle Beach Club in Sarasota-Bradenton, Florida. Minto won several Southeast Building Conference 2018 Aurora Awards, including the Grand Award for Best Multi-Family Residential Community for One Particular Harbour Margaritaville in Sarasota-Bradenton, Florida; and the Silver Award for Best Single–Family Residential Community for Westlake in the City of Westlake, Florida. Minto is recognized throughout the homebuilding industry as an expert in developing active-adult communities. The NAHB named Minto as 2019's 55+ Builder of the Year and Latitude Margaritaville Daytona Beach as Best 55+ Community of the Year.

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