AVE MARIA RANKS AS ONE OF THE TOP MASTER-PLANNED COMMUNITIES IN THE NATION
NAPLES, FL., – January 8, 2024— Prominent national real estate consulting agency, John Burns Research and Consulting, has named Ave Maria, Florida as one of the Top Selling Master-Planned Communities in the United States, according to their annual report. Ave Maria reported a total of 652 new home sales in 2023, placing the development on their list as the highest-ranking community in Collier County.
Ave Maria moves up on the John Burns Real Estate Consulting list from the 2022 annual report, ranking as the 16 top-selling Master-Planned Community in the nation for 2023. “The Ave Maria lifestyle attracts active adults, young professionals and families. With its Blue Zones community certification, recreational activities and amenities, natural surroundings, and convenient retail offerings, Ave Maria offers something for all buyers, within a community-focused master plan,” reports Blake Gable, chief executive officer of Barron Collier Companies, developer of Ave Maria.
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. Over twenty-five designer-furnished model homes are available to tour daily and prices range from the high $200s to $800s. CC Homes, Del Webb Naples, Lennar, and Pulte Homes are the residential builders. On-site amenities include a water park, soccer and baseball fields, fitness center, amphitheater, dog park, walking paths, bocce and tennis courts, Town Center with over 60 businesses, including a Publix Supermarket and commercial center with Mobil gas station, private schools from preschool through university, and free events throughout the year.
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 http://www.avemaria.com/ or call 239-352-3903.