NAPLES, FL. (January 4, 2017) –  Ave Maria Development announces its biggest sales year yet, reporting 342 new home sales for 2016. This reflects a 20% growth in sales, year over year for the home town located in Collier County, Florida. Ave Maria counts more than 1,000 new home sales since 2013.

“2016 was a record setting year for Ave Maria,” comments CeeCee Marinelli of Ave Maria Development. “Not only did we report our biggest sales year ever with 342 new home sales contracts, but we were also named Community of the Year by CBIA and a Top 40 Master Planned Community in the United States for the second consecutive year. Ave Maria has been the fastest selling new home community in Southwest Florida for the past seven consecutive quarters.”

The town of Ave Maria offers several styles of homes including single family residences with 2-6 bedrooms featuring lake, preserve, and golf course views.  Twenty-one model homes are open daily. New home buyers can select from several builders in different neighborhoods. CC Homes builds single-family homes in three neighborhoods within the town—Maple Ridge at Ave Maria, Coquina at Maple Ridge, and Maple Ridge Reserve. New homes are priced from the high $100s. Del Webb Naples offers single-family homes in their exclusive active adult neighborhood for residents 55 and better with prices from the low $200s. National Builder Pulte Homes builds single-family residences in three neighborhoods— Avalon Park, Emerson Park and Hampton Village. New homes are priced from the low $200s.

Amenities include an onsite waterpark, Panther Run Golf Club at Del Webb, tennis and bocce, Town Center shopping and dining, Publix grocery market, private schools and University, and sports fields and playgrounds. 

Ave Maria has been named 2016 and 2015 Community of the Year, the Top Selling Single-Family Home Community in Southwest Florida, a Top 40 Master Planned Community in the United States and its active adult community, Del Webb Naples, has been named a Top 20 Places to Retire. Located in southwest Florida, minutes from the beaches and cultural attractions of Naples, Ave Maria is a self-sustaining town including highly-rated schools, shopping and dining, employment opportunities, parks and recreation, and more.  At its build out, the town will include up to 11,000 residences, and 1.7 million square feet of retail, office, and business park uses in its 4,000 acres.  Ave Maria is located at the intersection of Oil Well and Camp Keais Roads in Eastern Collier County.  The main entrance, on Oil Well just west of Camp Keais, leads to the Town Center. Take I-75, exit 111, follow the signs east to Ave Maria, approximately 20 minutes.

Read More About Ave Maria