Featured Southwest Florida Builders
There are a number of well-known home builders that specialize in new construction in Southwest Florida. The Greater Fort Myers Team has toured all of the top construction options in the area and can assist in refining your search for a new construction property.
AR Homes by Arthur Rutenberg
With its 50+ years of experience building homes in Florida, AR Homes by Arthur Rotenberg offers all the advantages of a large building company with the benefits of local, personalized service. The company’s philosophy is to provide innovative, original home designs of exceptional quality -- all while delivering a pleasant buying experience.
Today, AR Homes is the largest network of franchise custom homebuilders in the country, as well as a recent inductee to the Housing Hall of Fame. With hundreds of award-winning floor plans as the foundation, AR Homes’ network of premier builders can customize a home to exceed expectations with the latest technology overlaying the finest materials and exceptional craftsmanship.
Headquartered in Southwest Florida, Cameratta Companies is a full-service real estate development company with more than 40 years of experience designing upscale residences including single-family and multi-family residential, high-rise condos, and golf course communities. Committed to preserving the environment, the company works hand in hand with hydrologists, designers, and ecologists to balance function and natural beauty. Signature developments in Southwest Florida include Corkscrew Shores, The Place at Corkscrew, and Verdana Village in Estero and High Point Place in Fort Myers.
Ranked one of South Florida’s top 5 new home builders, CC Homes builds resort-style communities in sought after locations. Signature projects include the Maple Ridge community in Ave Maria in Naples, Florida. CC Homes prides itself on crafting homes that put the buyer at the heart of the experience to deliver on space, comfort, and elegance. With a focus on technology and the area’s natural surroundings, CC Homes works with buyers to select the appropriate materials, construction options and thoughtfully sourced finishes to deliver truly bespoke homes.
Christopher Alan Homes
As experts in living design, the team at Christopher Alan Homes understands your home is part of who you are. Based in Cape Coral, Christopher Alan Homes is a local Florida builder that is builder-owned. The company focuses on simplifying the homebuying and building process – whether you’re building a private retreat, retirement condo, or multi-generational family compound. Homes are designed for an easy, relaxed lifestyle, built by a dedicated team of craftsmen and priced to deliver the best value. Christopher Alan Homes have created custom homes in Babcock Ranch, Cape Coral, and Punta Gorda, among other Southwest Florida communities.
Daniel Wayne Homes
Headquartered in Southwest Florida, Daniel Wayne Homes is a family-owned company inspired by the family’s love of vacationing on Sanibel Island in the 1950s. Today, Daniel Wayne Homes are in some of Florida’s most prestigious and pristine areas, including Bay Colony and Lely Barefoot Beach in Naples, The Sanctuary, Beach View and Butterknife on Sanibel Island, and Coconut Creek, Caloosa Creek, Horse Creek, and Verandah in Fort Myers. With its personalized service and cutting-edge designs, Daniel Wayne Homes have received the Lee Building Industry Association’s Parade of Homes Awards in categories such as “Best Kitchen,” “Best Overall Design,” and “Most Energy-Efficient Home.”
A division of Pulte Homes, Del Webb is the leading builder and developer of 55+ active adult communities. Del Webb is a pioneer of the 55+ community, originating the concept with their first development, Sun City, more than 50 years ago. Today, Del Webb designs homes in some of the nation’s most desirable locations, including Del Webb Naples in Ave Maria and Del Webb Oak Creek in North Fort Myers, Florida.
Divco Custom Homes
Divco Custom Homes has been creating some of Southwest Florida’s most prominent luxury homes since 1984. Divco specializes in homes that showcase your personality and lifestyle while providing a well-deserved sanctuary. The company’s address book of more than 1,200 custom homes reads like a who’s who of notable properties in some of Southwest Florida’s most prestigious communities ranging from Babcock Ranch, Royal Harbor and Vanderbilt Beach in Naples to Miromar Lakes in Fort Myers and the Isles of Capri and Hideaway Bach on Marco Island, among others.
Divco’s vaunted home building journey encompasses nine elements ranging from selecting the home site to crafting the construction agreement to establishing the custom finishes that make your dream home a reality. Divco’s team provides clear direction and two-way communications throughout, ensuring your custom home is built to your specifications and as a reflection of your personality without the stress often associated with the process.
D.R. Horton is the largest new home builder in the U.S. based on sheer volume. Since breaking ground on its first home in Texas in 1978, D.R. Horton has focused on building homes for every stage of a home buyer’s life. To date, the company has delivered approximately 1,000,000 new homes across a variety of markets. Energy-efficient features, engaging floor plans, and premium home warranties have helped underscore D.R Horton’s commitment to creating value every step of the way. Babcock Ranch, Meadowood and Naples Reserve in Naples and Stonewater (Cape Coral) are just a few of the communities D.R. Horton has helped bring to life.
Florida Lifestyle Homes
Since 1993, Florida Lifestyle Homes has been creating high-quality homes of exceptional design in Southwest Florida communities ranging from Babcock Ranch, Park Shore, Pine Ridge Estates, and Quail West in Naples, and along the prestigious McGregor Corridor in Fort Myers. Hallmarks include uncompromising craftsmanship, functional design, and exacting detail to every home, including spacious interiors and expansive outdoor living spaces.
As a premier “on your lot” builder, Florida Lifestyle Homes offers an approach to home construction that ensures clients can maintain design control while the builder takes care of materials, standards, and work schedules for an optimal building experience. The Company focuses on quality rather than quantity, breaking down the process to concept, design, planning, construction, and delivery of your new custom home.
With more than forty years of homebuilding on Florida's east and west coasts, GL Homes knows how to deliver homes that maximize living in the Sunshine State. From waterfront estates to 55+ communities to family-centric neighborhoods, GL Homes builds near top-rated schools, pristine beaches, and a wealth of entertainment options. Every step of the process is carefully considered from the location of the various communities to the quality materials selected for construction to the onsite amenities. Today, more than 100,000 residents call a GL property home. Signature projects in Southwest Florida include Marbella Lakes, Riverstone, and Valencia Trails in Naples, River Creek in Estero and Botanica Lakes and Marina Bay in Fort Myers.
With extensive experience across multiple real estate sectors, GreenPointe Developers is headquartered in Florida, focusing on creating better communities through quality design. GreenPointe approaches each project with regionally appropriate master site planning, considered architecture, and the belief that all projects should meet the needs of modern-day families while also anticipating how they will be utilized for generations to come. Key projects in Southwest Florida include Hampton Lakes and River Hall.
Lennar Homes, founded in 1954 is one of the nation's largest builders of quality homes, helping more than one million families create their dream home. Lennar has been active in Southwest Florida, building homes in a number of distinctive communities including Heritage Bay, Valencia Golf and Country Club in Naples and Arborwood Preserve, Portico, and Treviso Bay in Fort Myers.
A Fortune 500 corporation, Lennar builds homes for all lifestyles, delivering its signature “Everything’s Included” approach to customizing your home. This process includes everything from extended services to simplify the purchase experience to smart home capabilities to keep your home connected and secure to green features to reduce energy costs while helping the environment. An array of the latest designs and finishes ranging from new appliances and fixtures to upgraded flooring and countertops give your home style and the latest in modern conveniences.
Founded in 1990, London Bay is headquartered in Naples, Florida, offering the full spectrum of homebuilding, development, and design services, including an in-house team of architects, renovation specialists, and interior designers. The recipient of more than 450 industry awards, the company’s vision focuses on crafting luxury residences that perfectly capture each client’s distinctive tastes and personalities. This promise of “Private Label Living” delivers a tailored fit for each client.
Named “American’s Best Builder” by Builder Magazine, London Bay is in luxury developments such as Mediterra, The Moorings, and Cambridge Park at Orange Blossom in Naples as well as Saltleaf at Estero Bay and Grandview in Fort Myers.
Willam J. Wolf founded Maronda Homes in 1972 with the goal of building cost-effective new construction homes of superior quality. The name "Maronda" derives from the names of Wolf's three children. Today, Maronda Homes is a private family-owned business building quality new homes in Pennsylvania, Florida, Ohio, Kentucky, and Georgia. The company continues to focus on evolving designs that incorporate affordable luxuries in all corners of the home. Maronda properties are found in the Brightwater lagoon community in Fort Myers as well as in Cape Coral and other communities in southwest Florida.
Mattamy Homes is a national builder headquartered in Toronto, ON, that is active in several Southwest Florida locations. Founded in 1978, Mattamy is the largest residential builder in Canada and a top 25 US builder, Mattamy operates in 10 US markets, building more than 7,000 homes per year. Mattamy focuses on how its clients “really live,” extending that mantra to its timeless architectural plans and communities that incorporate green spaces and wellness options. Signature communities in Southwest Florida include Arboretum and Compass Landing in Naples and Bonavie Cove in Fort Myers.
Founded in 1985, Meritage Homes is the nation’s seventh-largest public homebuilder. Named ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year, Meritage focuses on building beautifully designed, energy-efficient homes that can save buyers as much as 50% on utility bills. Every new home is 100% ENERGY STAR certified, delivering energy and cost savings on an ongoing basis. With more than 100,000 homes constructed to date, Meritage is active in communities with prime locations, including Babcock Ranch and other Southwest Florida communities.
For more than 40 years, Minto Communities has specialized in homes and communities that address a variety of lifestyles, including more than 31,000 new homes across 48 communities. Innovative design and timeless craftmanship are just a few of the hallmarks of Minto homes ranging from single family properties to cottages and villas in Southwest Florida. The National Association of Home Builders recently awarded The Isles of Collier Preserve in Naples “Best Clubhouse,” recognizing the community for its classic coastal design and waterfront activities.
Founded in 1970, Neal Communities is headquartered in Lakewood, Florida, serving the Southwest Florida area. Neal’s mission statement is to “Make it Easy to Buy a Home.” Everything Neal does from purchasing the land they develop to building and selling the homes to securing warranties and handling personal walk-through orientations with each home buyer, underscores this commitment. The recipient of a Green Builder Award by the Florida Green Building Coalition, Neal Communities in Naples include Marquesa Isles, Seychelles, and Skysail and Verandah and Tide Marsh in Fort Myers.
Pulte Homes is a national builder that is active in many Southwest Florida locations. The company is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, and is one of the largest builders in the nation with operations in 23 states. Ranked on the Fortune 500, Pulte has built homes for more than 70 years. With the focus always on the homeowner, Pulte emphasizes quality construction as well as a simplified buying experience with easy personalization options.
All Pulte Homes start with the creation of a customized layout using the company’s online interactive floor plan and design tools. From the kitchen to innovative storage and work-from-home spaces, every inch of a Pulte home is thoughtfully designed to make your family’s life better, happier and easier. Pulte’s Smart Home features allow you to make your home as connected as you’d like it to be, including a full suite of automation capabilities from heating, lighting, and security that bring your home to life.
Pulte homes include a 10-year Limited Structural Warranty as well as energy-efficient features that can help you reduce your home’s energy consumption over the life of your property.
Founded in 1967, The Ronto Group is a family-owned residential builder headquartered in Naples, Florida. Ronto’s expertise in land development and construction has been recognized internationally as an example of the dedicated craftsmanship that defines enduring luxury communities. Over the past decade, The Ronto Group has helped create more than 750 residences in Southwest Florida, including three high-rise towers and two mid-rise communities. They are best known for upscale developments including Sea Glass, Naples Square, Omega, and TwinEagles in Bonita Springs and Naples.
Seagate Development Group
Seagate Development Group crafts single-family homes that are one-of-a-kind experiences. Seagate orchestrates all aspects of the development, design, and construction of a new home to deliver vibrant, custom homes that compliment Florida's Gulf Coast.
Seagate's Quality Assurance process ensures walk-throughs and inspections take place throughout the build, documenting all phases of construction and helping to deliver homes on time and on budget. Signature projects include Palisades, Quail West, Talis Park, and Windward Isle in Naples and Esplanade Lake Club in Fort Myers
Soave Enterprises is a Michigan-based firm with a diversified portfolio of companies generating more then $1.8B in revenue. Soave’s real estate division builds in Florida, Michigan, and Virginia, specializing in luxury properties that offer resort-style living. Projects in Southwest Florida include Moraya Bay, the Grand Preserve at The Dunes, Regatta, The Vanderbilt, Pelican Bay, and more recently, the acclaimed Kalea Bay high-rises. Known for its craftsmanship and attention to detail, the Soave communities also feature extensive and carefully thought-out amenities as well as a welcoming environment for large dogs.
Stock Development is a diversified real estate company with more than 20 years building high-quality properties in Southwest Florida. The family-owned company focuses on the single-family luxury residential market providing one-stop shopping and the ultimate in customer service to its homebuyers. Builder Magazine included Stock in its prestigious BUILDER 100, the country’s top 100 building firms while Stock has also earned accolades as Builder of the Year in Lee and Collier Counties.
Stock created the “one stop shopping” concept with amenity-rich communities such as Lely Resort and Quail West in Naples and Grandezza and Paseo in Fort Myers. While Stock initially made its mark in Naples, it has now expanded its growth to Palm Beach and Wellington, in addition to one-of-a-kind estates in sought-after luxury communities that include Pine Ridge Estates, WildBlue, Pelican Bay, Port Royal, TwinEagles, Bonita Bay and Bay Colony Estates. To enhance and offer more comprehensive services to homeowners, Stock also owns Pizzazz Interiors, Serenity Pool & Spa, as well as a mortgage trust company.
Headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona, Taylor Morrison was formed when Taylor Woodrow and Morrison Homes joined forces in 2007. Today, the company builds mid-to-upscale housing communities in a number of markets, including Georgia and Florida. Signature developments in Southwest Florida include Cape Coral Premier, Esplanade by the Islands, and Esplanade Lake Club, among others.
The company distinguishes its homes with a suite of healthy products and technologies designed to bring a new standard for wellness. Features include filtered water, hands-free kitchen faucets, smart thermostat devices, air filtration systems, and low VOC paint.
Founded in 1967, Toll Brothers is an award-winning Fortune 500 company that builds in 60 markets in 24 states across the U.S. Named the World’s Most Admired Homebuilder in FORTUNE Magazine’s 2022 survey of the World’s Most Admired Companies for seven consecutive years, Toll Brothers builds communities where you want to live, including Babcock Ranch, Abaco Pointe and Azure at Hacienda Lakes in Naples, among others. Whatever your vision, Toll Brothers has an extensive selection of architectural designs, ranging from a sprawling modern farmhouse to a stylish contemporary townhome to an awe-inspiring waterfront estate.
Toll Brothers combines a hands-on Design Studio appointment with a selection of state-of-the-art appliances, luxury fixtures and finishes to reflect your lifestyle and personality. The Company also operates its own architectural, engineering, mortgage, title, land and golf course development, smart home technology, and landscape subsidiaries.
WCI is a prominent builder known for its architecturally stunning homes and luxury condos in Florida’s prime coastal locations, including Tampa, Venice, Bradenton, Fort Myers, Bonita Springs, and Naples. Now part of Lennar’s family of companies, WCI can claim the distinction of being the largest home builder in the nation with building operations in 21 states and more than 49 popular real estate markets.
WCI Communities are based on the mandate that your address is more than land and brick and mortar. WCI Homes are all about smart design, exceptional value and personalized service to enrich your life as well as simplify the home buying experience. WCI communities are known for visual landscapes, harmonious integration of the land and nature preserves as well as all-in-one country clubs and lifestyle amenities.
William Ryan Homes
Founded in 1992, William Ryan Homes have served more than 15,000 satisfied homebuyers across the country, including Babcock Ranch and other Southwest Florida communities. William Ryan Homes’ trademark “Making Homes Personal” approach combines architectural design, science-based building systems, operational efficiencies, and customer connection to deliver all that today’s homebuyers demand. As part of this process, the company’s My 24/7 Home is a personal, private Website that gives each William Ryan Homes customer access to their home throughout the building process. Images and real-time scheduling allow you to watch your home progress from the ground up while tracking construction milestones and delivery dates. You can also make selections and manage warranty requests through the Website.
Headquartered in South Florida, Zuckerman Homes is one of the region’s premier home builders and real estate developers. Since 1924, Zuckerman Homes has planned, developed, and built more than 10,000 homes throughout Florida and Georgia from first-time homebuyer townhomes to sprawling multimillion dollar estates. The company prides itself on creating quality homes that meet the unique needs and lifestyles of a variety of clients.
The Zuckerman team can manage everything from overseeing design and construction to navigating the various regulatory agencies involved in granting final approvals. Recent projects in Southwest Florida include Sienna Reserve in Naples, and Hammock Cove and Venetian Pointe in Fort Myers.