Naples, Bonita Springs & Estero Real Estate Industry News & Updates

Top 9 Advantages of Living in Bonita Springs

January 19th, 2015 by

A quick look at a map of Florida will reveal that Bonita Springs, a city with a population of approximately 40,000 people, is located just next to the Gulf of Mexico. [...] Read More

New Bonita Arts Center Will Be Worth The Wait

July 2nd, 2014 by

If you’re an arts and culture lover planning a move to the city of Naples, Southwest Florida, you may be interested in hearing about The Naples’ Players and their performances in yesterday’s blog. If you are planning a move to the nearby city of Bonita Springs you’ll be glad to know that this also has a fantastic and thriving arts and theatre scene. In fact, by the time you find your dream Bonita Springs home, the new Bonita Springs’ Center for Performing Arts may be open.[...] Read More

Hydro Bikes are coming!

June 27th, 2014 by

A new craze is set to sweep the waterways of Bonita Springs this summer, and it’s like nothing that’s ever been seen before. Hydro Bikes are coming! We know that the Southwest Florida region is second to none for sports facilities and a dream place to live if you love golf and sailing, as Bonita Springs property and Naples real estate offers the very best in leisure facilities in the great variety of communities here. Now you and your family can have a great time on these new inventions that will certainly make the term ‘messing about on the water’ have a whole new meaning. Hydro Bikes are bicycles that you can ride on the water.[...] Read More

Bonita Beach Regeneration To Start This Week

June 23rd, 2014 by

Thousands of homebuyers flock to Southwest Florida every year looking for family homes, retirement properties, condos and second homes. So it’s good to know that Lee County are doing their upmost to maintain and improve the natural environments that make this area so popular. This week will see the start of a major regeneration taking place at a number of beaches in Bonita Springs. Lee County Natural Resources, working with additional funding from the Florida Department of Environmental Protection and the City of Bonita Springs, are starting to regenerate both Bonita Beach and Lover’s Key.[...] Read More

Culture Alive And Thriving In Bonita Springs

June 16th, 2014 by

Life in Bonita Springs is good – not only is there a wide choice of properties and friendly communities, fantastic weather and scenery, there are also great shopping and dining opportunities. Communities like Olde Cypress and Shadow Wood are some of the most gorgeous places to settle in the Bonita Springs area. Shadow Wood offers sumptuous family homes, villas and coach houses, nestled in a beautifully preserved natural environment to explore on foot or by bike.[...] Read More

Start Your Bonita Springs Property Hunt

May 26th, 2014 by

Bonita Springs in Southwest Florida is often described as ‘The Gateway to the Gulf’, and this cheery city just north of Naples is becoming more and more popular as a place to live. Bonita Springs real estate offers so much to suit every kind of buyer, so whether you’re a family or a retired couple, looking for a permanent or a holiday home, you’re sure to find your dream property in this Floridian paradise. One of the great elements that make life in Bonita Springs so special is the proximity of the Gulf of Mexico. Walks along sandy beaches, long afternoons spent relaxing in your lounger, or active days swimming, sailing or fishing are all part of the special Bonita Springs lifestyle.[...] Read More

The Colony – Live The Good Life

May 13th, 2014 by

If you’re looking for a new Southwest Florida home the city of Bonita Springs is a great destination. Its motto ‘Small Town Charm, Big Bright Future’ could not be a better description. This city has so many advantages – it’s ideally placed geographically to enjoy the tropical Southwestern climate and the charms of Estero Bay and the Gulf of Mexico, with their plethora of beautiful beaches to visit. There are a number of stunning natural environments to enjoy, including Lover’s Key State Park, and Barefoot Beach Preserve Park.[...] Read More

Looking forward to retirement?

May 1st, 2014 by

You have spent years dreaming of your retirement and now it is in sight your excitement is building. But retirement nowadays is different from that experienced by previous generations. Rather than looking forward to a time of rest and relaxation, today’s baby boomers want so much more out of their retirement than just curling up on an armchair and taking up knitting. Activities as diverse as golf, walking, tennis, antique hunting, nature spotting, gardening and fishing all feature highly on most retirees’ wish list, and you will find all that and more if you choose to spend the best years of your life in your own comfortable home in Southwest Florida.[...] Read More

Summer’s Coming!

April 28th, 2014 by

Surely there are few places in the United States as perfect as Southwest Florida for raising a family. There are good schools, colleges and universities. Employment opportunities are high, crime rates are low, and you have the wonderful Gulf Coast lifestyle to enjoy, with plentiful leisure, sporting and beach activities on offer.[...] Read More

Film The Beauty Of Southwest Florida

April 11th, 2014 by

Lights, Camera, Action!  Calling all wannabe Steven Speilbergs!  The search is on for Bonita Springs’ hottest new filmmaking talent.  As part of this year’s Bonita Springs Film Festival, a competition will be held to find a filmmaker who can best capture the unique and beautiful environment of Southwest Florida. This area, known as the paradise coast, is a wonderful place to live, with stunning landscapes right on your doorstep.  With a warm blue sea, lakes, rivers and mangroves, it is gloriously diverse and individual.  It is this essence of Southwest Florida that the competition organizers want you to show in your entry. The competition is free to enter, and is open to anyone who has an ambition to capture the soul of this special place. [...] Read More

The Promenade Shopping Center in Bonita Springs Has A New Owner

August 29th, 2012 by

 Doc's Beach HouseMany of you are familiar with The Promenade shopping center in Bonita Springs which is located in front of the Bonita Bay community.  For years we have seen retail stores move in and out.  In the last couple of years The Promenade has been the hub for a week farmers market.  There are a number of restaurants in The Promenade that have stayed the test of time and remain open for business.[...] Read More

In Recovery? Foreign buyers helping prop up Lee real estate recovery

April 30th, 2012 by

There’s a reason Lee County is home to the second most-popular real estate market in the U.S. among foreign buyers, Realtor Brett Ellis said.  “It may not have a Naples address, but foreign buyers are saying, ‘Do I want a Naples address, or to make money?'” said Ellis, a Realtor with RE/MAX Realty Group in Bonita Springs. According to real estate research firm DataQuick, Cape Coral-Fort Myers ranked second in popularity after the Lakeland-Winter Haven area out of 97 markets examined in the nation in March.[...] Read More

Positive housing news given at Bonita/Estero Market Pulse

February 12th, 2012 by

The economy is showing signs of improvement but still faces risks from the banking system, oil prices and home prices, according to an economic forecaster at Friday’s Bonita/Estero Market Pulse.  Michael Bryan, vice president and senior economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, shared that economic outlook at the Bonita Springs Area Chamber of Commerce’s seventh annual event at FGCU’s Cohen Center. More than 200 business leaders, government officials and students attended.[...] Read More

Toll Brothers announces plans for its new community of Bonita Lakes

January 30th, 2012 by

Toll Brothers has unveiled plans for Bonita Lakes, its newest community of single-family homes located on Imperial Parkway in Bonita Springs real estate. The community will include 268 homes on approximately 120 acres.[...] Read More

Bonita Springs boom: Plans revealed to build hundreds of new homes

August 19th, 2011 by

It’s been nearly five years since a major development broke ground in the Bonita Springs area.  That streak may come to an end later this year as Toll Brothers pursues a development order and, soon, building permits that could result in hundreds of new homes.  “This is something kind of special,” said Bonita Spring Mayor Ben Nelson. “Even for people who don’t want growth in Bonita, it’s definitely a good sign economically that people still believe in this market.”[...] Read More