Ave Maria


Aerial of Del Webb Naples amenity campus and homes in Ave Maria, FL

SWFL’s largest amenity campus is located at Del Webb Naples in Ave Maria, FL.

NAPLES, FL., — November 30, 2023 –   Ave Maria Development announces over 600 new home sales year-to-date, surpassing all of 2022 annual new home sales. The community’s residential builders include CC Homes, Del Webb, Lennar and Pulte Homes priced from the high $200s to $800s.

Oct. 2023 of Midtown Plaza Construction in Ave Maria, FL

Construction of Ave Maria’s Midtown Plaza, Oct. 2023.

“Ave Maria’s residential and commercial growth has been. incredible,” said Cee Cee Marinelli, director of development. “As home sales remain strong, the town is gaining attention from more local and national brands.” Midtown Plaza, a new retail center under construction in Ave Maria’s Park of Commerce in the heart of town, is anticipated to open September 2024 and include tenants such as NCH Immediate Care Center, Sunshine Ace Hardware, Dunkin’, Ledo Pizza and Cold Stone Creamery. The Ave Maria Town Center, Publix Retail Shops and the Park of Commerce are fully leased with over 60 businesses offering dining, shopping and a variety of services.

Aerial of CC Homes Maple Ridge community in Ave Maria

CC Homes Maple Ridge community continues to grow exponentially.

A strong network of residents and businesses, A-rated schools and an active lifestyle are at the heart of this master-planned community, giving a true Big Kind of Small Town feel that many buyers are looking for when shopping for a new home community. Ave Maria’s Blue Zones Community certification has also attracted even more attention from potential homebuyers. To become a Blue Zones Certified Community, Ave Maria adopted Power 9® which are nine common principles learned from the blue zones longevity hotspots of the world. The principles focus on moving naturally, having the right outlook, eating wisely and connection.

Pulte Homes Mystique model

Pulte Homes’ Mystique model.

Over 25 designer-furnished model homes are open daily priced from the high $200s to $800s. To learn more visit www.AveMaria.com.




Ave Maria has been named a Top 20 Master Planned Community in the United States, 2015-2023 Community of the Year, the Top Selling Single-Family Home Community in Southwest Florida, a Blue Zones Certified Community, 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 5,000 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  https://www.avemaria.com/ or call 239-352-3903.



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