NAPLES, FL., - December 9, 2021 – Award- winning master-planned community, Ave Maria, reports over 600 new home sales year-to-date, marking a new-record high. With a 31% increase in home sales over the same period in 2020, Ave Maria is on track for another record year. Home sales were reported from the four residential builders in Ave Maria— CC Homes, Del Webb Naples, Lennar, and Pulte Homes.

“We are pleased to be a leader in new home sales in Southwest Florida. We are thrilled to see all of the families, young professionals, active adults, and businesses choosing to call Ave Maria home,” comments Cee Cee Marinelli, director of development for Ave Maria. The community is distinguished by its array of residential neighborhoods, commitment to the conservation of natural resources and wildlife, active lifestyle, recreational amenities, top-rated schools, and vibrant Town Center.

Developed by Barron Collier Companies, Ave Maria was named one of the Top 25 Selling Master-Planned Communities in the nation, with 371 new homes in the first half of 2021. Various housing types from condominiums, attached villas to single-family homes featuring lake, preserve, and golf course views are offered in the master-planned community. Twenty designer model homes are open daily for viewing and prices range from the $200s to $600s.

The active lifestyle and amenities in Ave Maria provide all residents with a source of socialization and recreation. Amenities include outdoor recreation such as a water park, soccer and baseball fields, fitness center, amphitheater, dog park, trails, bocce, and tennis courts. Also, there is a Town Center with Publix Supermarket, commercial center with Mobil gas station, private schools from preschool through university, and free events throughout the year. The Ave Maria Master Association organizes on-going events for residents including virtual trivia, happy hour, fitness classes and club meetings while also providing access to outdoor seasonal events.

Ave Maria has been named 2015-2021 Community of the Year, the Top Selling Single-Family Home Community in Southwest Florida, a Top 25 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, Ave Maria is a self-sustaining town including shopping and dining, employment opportunities, parks and recreation, and is zoned for all A-rated Collier County public schools.  At its build out, the town will include up to 11,000 residences, and 1.8 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 25 minutes. For more information, please visit or call 239-352-3903.

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