MiraBay Welcomes John Cannon Homes as Exclusive Bay Estates Preserve Builder

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Apollo Beach, Florida

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Builder Announcements and Growth Continue for Apollo Beach Coastal Community

Tampa, FL (August 31, 2015) - Newland Communities has selected John Cannon Homes as the exclusive builder for its Bay Estates Preserve neighborhood at MiraBay in Apollo Beach. The Sarasota-based luxury and custom-design homebuilder is expected to open its model home mid-summer 2015. 

MiraBay is owned in a joint venture partnership between NORTH AMERICA SEKISUI HOUSE, LLC (NASH), the U.S. business unit and full subsidiary of SEKISUI HOUSE, LTD., Japan’s largest homebuilder and leading diversified developer, and Newland Real Estate Group, LLC, whose development business, Newland Communities, is the master developer of the community. MiraBay is one of more than 30 communities the NASH-Newland partnership owns together in 11 states across the United States.

“We are thrilled to take this next step in continuing the growth of MiraBay and to open this new neighborhood of waterfront homes,” said Pam Parisi, Regional Marketing Director at Newland Communities. “John Cannon Homes’ upscale and comfortable design is tailored perfectly to the charm of the MiraBay lifestyle.” 

This announcement continues the momentum set forth by Newland Communities’ recent MiraBay builder selections. This is the third builder announcement following Ryland Homes and Neal Signature Homes. There is now new construction in five different neighborhoods within the community.

John Cannon Homes will build four-bedroom, five-bathroom homes in the “Santa Barbara” architectural style. The new model, the Mindera, is rich with Spanish and Mediterranean influences, customized finishes and adds a signature aesthetic of luxury to the MiraBay community. Home sizes will start at 4,000 square feet.  .

“We are excited to be selected as the exclusive home builder in MiraBay’s Bay Estates Preserve with preserve and waterfront estate size home sites. We are committed to designing and building incomparable homes in this beautiful waterfront community along with providing the level of service our clients have come to expect,” says John Cannon, President of John Cannon Homes.

About MiraBay:
MiraBay by Newland Communities is a 750-acre waterfront residential community located 20 miles south of Tampa in Apollo Beach, Florida. The community features The MiraBay Club, a 10,000-square-foot clubhouse with a spa, fitness center, resort-style pool, and tennis and basketball courts. Upon completion, MiraBay will have about 1,900 single-family homes, custom homes, townhomes and villas. The community is adjacent to Wolf Creek Nature Preserve and offers a 135-acre man-made lagoon and a 3.5-mile canal system with direct boating access to Tampa Bay. MiraBay was honored by the Hillsborough County City-County Planning Commission for having the Tampa Bay area’s best master-planned community design in 2002, and its homebuilders have also won national design awards. 

Newland is a diversified real estate company leveraging a national platform and over 45 years of experience to perform challenging and diverse development, investment, management, and advisory services across a wide range of real estate. The company’s mixed-use development business, Newland Communities, actively owns, operates and develops premier residential master-planned, commercial, retail, and urban mixed-use real estate across the U.S. Headquartered in San Diego, Calif., Newland and its affiliated companies have completed, or have underway, more than 140 diverse real estate developments, more than 20 million square feet of commercial and retail space, and 175,000 residential units in 14 states.
NASH was established in 2010 as the U.S. business operations unit and a full subsidiary of SEKISUI HOUSE, LTD., Japan's largest homebuilder and a leading diversified developer since 1960. SEKISUI HOUSE, LTD. has built more than two million houses to date and expanded its operations to Australia, China, Singapore, and the U.S. NASH establishes joint ventures to build innovative and sustainability conscious master planned communities across the US.

About John Cannon Homes:
Building custom homes locally for over 26 years, John Cannon Homes’ commitment to quality has been consistently recognized in the industry locally and nationally through numerous honors and awards. With over 280 Parade of Homes Awards, the company has been acknowledged as the “Best Builder” in the area by the readers of the Sarasota Herald-Tribune for the 22 consecutive years. 

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