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About our Builders and Developers

MEMBERS in the Manatee-Sarasota Building Industry Association are not only award-winning professionals who take pride in building fine quality homes, they truly love Florida Gulf Coast living and are dedicated to maintaining this unspoiled environment

View their model homes and visit their websites and you’ll see why people call living in Manatee & Sarasota county “paradise.” Pristine white sand beaches; serene, lush landscapes; exotic tropical flowers; areas rich in history and culture; vibrant urban areas with exciting things to see and do. Our members build homes for the type of lifestyle you seek when you choose to live on the Florida Gulf Coast

Adams Homes of North West Florda
Founded in 1991 by Wayne Adams, Adams Homes started serving homebuyers in Pensacola, Florida. Throughout the 1990’s and early 2000’s, Adams Homes grew its business into markets throughout Florida, Alabama, and Mississippi. Since 2005, Adams Homes has expanded into markets in North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, and Tennessee. Our headquarters is located in Gulf Breeze, Florida.

In 1991, when Wayne Adams founded Adams Homes, he drew from more than a decade of real estate and residential construction experience to formulate the company’s core principles:

  • You’re only as good as the people with whom you surround yourself
  • Keep it simple
  • Treat people as you would want to be treated

These core principles have enabled Adams Homes to become one of the largest, privately-held homebuilders in the country and are the foundation for Adams Homes PhilosophyCulture, and Mission.

Anchor Builders 
Roy Dupuis founded Anchor Builders in 1989. Their mission is to build elegant custom homes for those who appreciate true quality and attention to detail not always seen in the competition. He builds a conservative number of homes each year which allows him to be personally involved with each homeowner throughout the building process and allows them to maintain our consistent high quality.

Arthur Rutenberg/Nelson Homes 
Building luxury homes since 1953, Arthur Rutenberg residences are known for outstanding beauty and craftsmanship and floor plans designed for gracious living. As the nation’s first franchisor of building companies, the firm partners with independent local builders to ensure that each custom home is designed to exacting Rutenberg quality specifications.

Arthur Rutenberg/RW Wilson 
Bob Wilson joined Arthur Rutenberg Homes as a superintendent in 1984 and several years later, he was running the company. Only three years after that, he was honored as the Arthur Rutenberg Homes Builder of the Year. As an independent franchise of Arthur Rutenberg Homes, Bob has built more than 400 homes throughout Sarasota and Manatee Counties. His personal integrity, outstanding business practices and exemplary customer service earned him a special CEO Award in 2006. His franchise was honored in 2007 with the prestigious Gold Cup Award for the highest customer satisfaction rating. He and his wife make Sarasota their home. Bob builds in the upscale communities of Boca Royale in Sarasota County, The Islands of River Wilderness in Manatee County and on your own lot in Sarasota and Manatee Counties.

Bruce Williams Homes 
A focus on detail and unyielding commitment to customer satisfaction has made Bruce Williams Homes the largest, locally-based home builder in Manatee County. 

Cardel Homes
Cardel Homes has been building for over 45 years, and we’re still setting new benchmarks as we deliver what modern families want: well thought-out floorplans, features that make life easier and great value in a great home. In short, our homes are built for real life.

David Weekley Homes
The most important aspect of David Weekley Homes isn’t home building, it’s Our Purpose of Building Dreams, Enhancing Lives. As a company, we want to make a positive impact in the lives of everyone we touch and in all the communities we build. Our commitment to focusing on what’s really important sets us apart as a company, as an employer and as a neighbor.

D.R. Horton Homes
You want the best for your family. So do we. That’s why D.R. Horton has been giving America’s homeowners quality, value and peace of mind since 1978.

E/M Custom Homes
For over 40 years The Eslinger and Maglich homebuilding companies have delivered homes to meet and exceed the lifestyles of their clients. Now the familes have joined together to create E/M Custom Homes, combing their talents. Each home that bears the E/M Custom Homes name is spilling over with elegance, class and taste. We design well built, fairly priced homes and we provide service before, during and most importantly after the sale.

Heritage Builders of West Florida 
Under the U.S. Assets Group umbrella is Heritage Builders, the finest home builder in Venice, Florida. This firm was created to deliver stylish and well appointed new Homes of Distinction at attainable prices. The talented team at Heritage Builders recognizes that each new home embodies its Owner’s success and refined taste. The firm’s associates provide thoughtful, comprehensive service at every stage of the new home buying and construction process. The result of this collaboration between builder and homeowner is a rewarding experience and a timeless new home.

Homes by Towne 
Homes by Towne® and their award-winning sales and construction teams carry on their proud tradition of providing customers with quality, exceptional design and value in every home they build and remain committed to their customers by offering exceptional homes with flexible floor plans that are value priced. 

John Cannon Homes 
John Cannon builds luxurious, custom homes on the Southwest coast of Florida. The company has built over 1,000 luxury custom homes in more than 100 of Southwest Florida's most prestigious communities. Since its inception in Sarasota, John has expanded his home-building craftsmanship to include Manatee, Charlotte, and Pasco and Hillsborough counties.

Kemick Builders and Consultants
For over 30 years, Larry and Melissa Kemick have been building custom luxury homes throughout Manatee, Sarasota, and Hillsborough counties. The Kemicks are known for being the first builders to employ many advanced energy-efficient concepts within the state of Florida as well as providing a wide range of high-end finish selections as “standard” features to their clients. Today, the team at Kemick Builders and Consultants prides themselves on producing exceptional luxury homes that are as practical as they are elegant.

Kolter Homes
Kolter Homes brings more than two decades of experience in homebuilding to each of its neighborhoods throughout the Southeastern United States.
The company is committed to building valued residences and in "Creating Better Communities." Kolter Homes knows that homebuyers don't just purchase a home, they purchase a dream and a lifestyle. With that in mind, Kolter Homes' team strives to deliver the desirable finishes and amenities for today's demanding market. Kolter Homes' Design Gallery offers a menu of finishes which are among the most sought after in the industry - including Green Builder Options so that customers can take advantage of the newest energy efficient home options.
Kolter Homes has gathered together a team of experienced individuals in the real estate industry to deliver upon the company's mission of Creating Better Communities. These experts in residential development are all focused on creating properties which exceed the buyers' expectations. The goal of the home building process is to be smooth and organized.

 Lee Wetherington Homes 
Since 1974, this award-winning Florida firm has been designing and building high-quality single-family homes and custom residences in Sarasota and Manatee Counties, including the Bradenton and Venice areas. 

Lennar Homes 
Lennar Corporation, founded in 1954, is headquartered in Miami, Florida and is one of the nation’s leading builders of quality homes for all generations. Lennar builds affordable, move-up and retirement homes in Communities that cater to almost any lifestyle – such as urban, golf course, Active Adult or suburban Communities.

LWR Communities 
Seven villages, from townhomes to custom estates, where families become neighbors, neighbors become family and everyone enjoys a sense of community. You'll find all of this and more at Lakewood Ranch: gourmet and family-friendly restaurants, A-rated schools, unique shops and boutiques, business parks, hospital and medical center, three different masterfully designed golf courses; an athletic center with fitness, aquatics and 18 lighted tennis courts; even Polo and Cricket clubs. And over 150 miles of sidewalks and trails, community parks, lakes and nature preserves sharing dramatic landscapes with forest and wetland preserves abundant with native wildlife.

Mattamy Homes 
To date, Mattamy has built more than 70,000 homes in hundreds of communities across North America. You may have already heard how we’ve earned a solid reputation for customer service here in Florida with great communities in Jacksonville and Orlando. From the beginning we’ve staked our reputation on creating homes and communities that people love to live in. Come see how we design and create to maximize living space and provide unparalleled features of the highest quality. We hope you’ll consider us to build your family’s most important possession.

McKenzie Homes
McKenzie Homes, LLC is a full service family company building completely custom homes on Florida’s beautiful gulf coast. When we say “custom”, we mean “custom”! We have never built the same home twice in all our years of building in Manatee, Sarasota and Hillsborough Counties.

We work hard to develop lasting relationships with our customers. Many of our customers have built multiple homes with us through the years. We also have built for several generations of families. We treat our customers like family because to us they are family.

Over the years we have developed long term relationships with our subcontractors, some of whom have worked with us for nearly 20 years. This consistency ensures the quality our customers deserve.

Our commitment to total communication, attention to detail, custom design and quality craftsmanship is backed by a Ten Year Home Buyer Warranty Program.

Medallion Home 
Medallion Home has been building quality semi-custom homes in Sarasota and Manatee Counties for over twenty years. Originally founded to assist first-time homebuyers, today they still focus on building homes that offer high quality and value.

Meritage Homes
We believe that every family deserves to live better, smarter and healthier. It's why we're setting the new standard in home construction & design and leading the way in energy-efficient homes.

M/I Homes
From our very beginnings in 1976, M/I Homes has been deeply committed to quality, value, integrity and above all, treating the customer "right". Our new homes in the Sarasota / Manatee Area are no exception. Choose from one of our beautiful move-in ready homes or build your own new home to fit the way you live in beautiful new home communities.

Minto Communities 
Family-owned Minto builds exceptional homes. They also build outstanding communities, designed with material conservation and energy efficiency for a superb quality of life. 

Neal Communities 
Over 40 years of experience and a commitment to responsible land development has helped make this firm Southwest Florida’s largest and most established locally-owned and operated private company. The firm is dedicated to building quality homes in an area they consider to be one of the most desirable places in the country to live.

Neal Signature Homes 
Our love of this community is at the foundation of our long-standing history in Manatee County. We are your neighbors, friends and family, all of whom make Southwest Florida home. As such, we have shared in the history of this community, becoming Southwest Florida’s largest and best established, locally owned and operated private company.

Nutter Custom Construction
This is a strong team with over 3 decades of combined high end residential construction experience that works and communicates with an amazing synergy. Thus resulting in increased efficiencies for the client. From site selection, through Completion, we do it all while providing exceptional concierge level service.

Pulte / DiVosta / Del Webb 
Our high-quality new construction homes are Life Tested™ – which means they are designed and built for the way you live. It's pretty simple. We blend functional design with innovation in beautiful, liveable communities near the most desirable cities throughout the U.S. We think it's the perfect place to call home.

Stock Signature Homes
Stock Development is one of the most dynamic and innovative development companies in Southwest Florida. With more than seven decades of building experience, the Stock family name has long been synonymous with quality real estate. Under the leadership of Chairman K.C. Stock and CEO Brian Stock, what began as a development and construction company has grown to include a range of related businesses and services that enhance the lives of its customers. Today, the company remains committed to the tradition of excellence that has shaped it from the beginning and is proud to be celebrating over fourteen years in Southwest Florida.

Taylor Morrison 
Combining the rich histories of Taylor Woodrow and Morrison Homes, Taylor Morrison boasts numerous awards from J.D. Power and Associates, consistent top 5 finishes in customer satisfaction surveys and a Builder Magazine Hall of Fame induction, reflecting the company's commitment to excellence. 

Toll Brothers 
Toll Brothers, an award-winning FORTUNE 500 company founded in 1967, is the nation's leading builder of luxury homes. Embracing an unwavering commitment to quality and customer service, Toll Brothers currently builds in 24 states nationwide, and is a publicly owned company with its common stock listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: TOL). We love to say that our pride is palpable. Not only are we proud of the superior quality luxury homes we build, we're proud of the legacy we've crafted within the home building industry. For six years in a row, Toll Brothers has been ranked the #1 Home Builder Worldwide on the FORTUNE Magazine "World's Most Admired Companies®" list.* Toll Brothers also has been honored as national Builder of the Year by BUILDER magazine, and was twice named national Builder of the Year by Professional Builder magazine

The Vision Group
With three generations of family history as Sarasota home builders, we are well respected in the community for our award winning innovative designs and reputation for excellence. We have served communities all over Sarasota, from building custom creations on the bay to “Jewel Box” homes near downtown. Our many years of experience as Sarasota home builders, and the relationships we have developed with our loyal vendors and partners, allow us to exceed your expectations, while staying true to your vision.

The Islands on the Manatee River
For more than three decades, the Principals of The Islands Development Group have been recognized for their upscale design, development and construction. Based in Coral Gables, Florida, their achievements include luxury country club communities, waterfront resort developments and the construction of million-dollar-plus estates throughout Florida. Its communities have been featured in such respected publications as Architectural Record, Florida Architect and Vanity Fair. In addition to The Islands of River Wilderness, their recent accomplishments include River Wilderness Golf & Country Club, Longboat Key Moorings Marina, DeBary Golf & Country Club and Oyster Creek Golf & Country Club.
The Lake Club
Within Lakewood Ranch’s most exclusive village, discover exceptional residences by the region's most prestigious builders. Now unveiling a new colleWithin Lakewood Ranch’s most exclusive village, discover exceptional residences by the region's most prestigious builders. Now unveiling a new collection of custom estate residences and richly satisfying amenities in this exclusive fully gated community.ction of custom estate residences and richly satisfying amenities in this exclusive fully gated community.
WCI 
WCI sets the standard for building exceptional communities, creating amenities that challenge and exhilarate, while upholding their unwavering commitment to the places we call home. WCI has developed master-planned communities where today there are over 150,000 residents who enjoy amenity-rich lifestyles. WCI is fully committed to maintain and enhance this trust and will demand the highest quality construction and customer service to ensure The Experience Is Everything for our valued customers.

West Villages
Here, life is full. Our residents come from all over the country for our attractive climate and natural beauty, and they stay for the great schools, beautiful beaches and the thriving arts and culture that surround our community. With a wide range of home options and resort-style amenities, proximity to beaches, shopping, dining, and entertainment, there is something for the whole family to enjoy.

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