‘Wow’ Kitchen Makes New Model Top Seller For ICI Homes

In late June, ICI Homes opened its new Costa Mesa model in Asturia, and already it has become the community’s best-selling floor plan for this premium builder. “The reception to our new model has been overwhelming,” said Ron Ferguson, division manager for ICI Homes. “People absolutely love the huge kitchen and its extra-large island, which is a standard feature in this home. Plus, the model’s … [Read more...]

David Weekley Opens New Grenada Model At Bexley

David Weekley Homes is celebrating the introduction of its new Manor Home Series with the opening of its Grenada model in Bexley, a Newland community located in Land O’ Lakes along the in-demand State Road 54 corridor. This is Weekley’s third model home in Bexley, and the latest to open. This beautiful home showcases an open-concept layout on the first floor, with spacious kitchen, dining and … [Read more...]

Bexley Wins Big at Parade of Homes

Bexley and four of its outstanding builders were big winners at last month’s 2019 Parade of Homes. The annual event is sponsored by the Tampa Bay Builders Association. In all, builders at Bexley earned three Grand Awards and three Silver Awards for model homes, along with two Best in Class Awards. The community’s model homes were the winningest of any other community competing in this year’s … [Read more...]

The Serena by ICI Homes Earns Top Parade Awards

ICI Homes was recognized at the 2019 Tampa Bay Parade of Homes with two prestigious awards for its Serena model home in Asturia, a master-planned community in Odessa. The Serena received a Silver Award in the very competitive, $500,000 to $549,000 price category, and also the exclusive “Best In Class” award for Merchandising, in recognition of the model’s superior features and interior … [Read more...]

Pasco readies for big building program

Voter approval of four general obligation bond issues in November has set the stage for a major building program in Pasco County. The bond revenues will go to expand the Pasco County Detention Center; to update and expand fire rescue facilities; to upgrade libraries; and, to spruce up and improve park and recreational facilities. Pasco County staff members briefed commissioners on the timing … [Read more...]

93 Models To Tour In This Year’s Parade Of Homes

The 2019 Tampa Bay Parade of Homes, hosted by the Tampa Bay Builders Association (TBBA), takes place over the next two weekends — March 1 to March 3 and March 8 to March 10. This is one of the largest Parades in Florida, with 93 model homes representing 40 builders at locations throughout Pasco, Hillsborough and Pinellas Counties. The Parade of Homes is a hands-on way to see the latest in floor … [Read more...]

Choose The Best Cardel Homes Community For You

Cardel Homes is one of few builders to offer buyers communities of all sizes and price points — from move-up developments like Bexley with its many active living amenities, to those like the Enclave at Lake Padgett and Oakwood Reserve with acre lots, pristine privacy and luxury custom features. Here is a quick look at communities where Cardel Homes is building that are attracting buyers from … [Read more...]

Asturia, Bexley and FishHawk Are Home To ICI Homes

ICI Homes, one of Florida’s most acclaimed builders, is building new homes in three of Tampa Bay’s most desirable communities — Asturia in Odessa, Bexley in Land O’ Lakes and FishHawk in Lithia. All are master-planned communities with beautiful homes sites, excellent schools and expansive amenities that promote an active lifestyle. They are conveniently located close to major transportation … [Read more...]

Bexley Residents Stay Healthy In The Sunshine

Most weekday mornings you can find Bernie Schmitt working out in the fitness center at The Bexley Club. Spending time on the recumbent bicycle and rowing machine helps keep his body flexible and staves off the occasional arthritis pain he feels, after undergoing several back surgeries. Schmitt and his wife moved to Florida to retire about a year and a half ago. “We came down to stay healthy … [Read more...]

Cardel Homes Expands at Bexley

New models and large homesites Choosing the right home and community are two of the biggest decisions you’ll make when buying a new home. Not only do you want you a community that gives your family plenty of ways to enjoy a wide range of activities and amenities, you’ll also want a builder whose floorplans and home features meet your family’s needs and exceeds your quality expectations. You’ll … [Read more...]