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Archive for August 2007

Barron Collier teacher honored

Barron Collier High School choral teacher Todd Peterson was honored for his choir’s performance of their trademark song “Unity” at the site of the former World Trade Center in April. The Teacher Awards from the Tribute WTC Visitor Center are in their inaugural year and were presented to six teachers and their schools, four of…

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Terraces at Park Shore: Beachfront

Built by the Lutgert Companies in 1986, the Terraces condominium’s glass-heavy, modernistic look belies the coziness of its living units. Of course, the large windows do nothing to diminish the gorgeous views of the Gulf of Mexico and Venetian Bay. Residences at the Terraces range from 1250 to 2000 square feet. Amenities include a beachfront…

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Hurricane Planning Part 2: Evacuation Procedure

Creating a disaster supply kit is an easy way to get a leg up on hurricane season, but there are several other areas in which pre-planning is advantageous. It is very important to have a good evacuation strategy in place before a disaster approaches. First, decide what storm intensity necessitates evacuation. Check out a comprehensive…

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Solamar: Beachfront on Park Shore

The Solamar Condominium, built in 1986, offers views of either the Gulf of Mexico or Venetian Bay from each unit. Residences range from 1710 to 2250 square feet, and all owners have at least one parking space in the covered parking garage. Highlight amenities at Solamar include a beachfront pool and spa, poolside grilling and…

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Solar Cooking: Better than a sunburn…

Year-round sunny weather is certainly one of Naples’ drawing points. But as comfortable and welcome as that sunshine can be during the winter months, a clear blue afternoon in August means one thing: heat! Now the traditional Naples strategy for combating sweltering summers may be an afternoon at the beach, but we all know you…

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Le Parc: Park Shore, Beachfront

A beachfront property with panoramic ocean views, the Le Parc condominium was built by the Lutgert companies in 1990. 78 residential units range from 2333 square feet on regular floors to 5700 square feet for the penthouse floors. Nestled at the north end of the Park Shore area, Le Parc is as close to the…

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Hurricane Planning Part 1: Supply Kit

As hurricane season approaches, Southwest Florida residents are hoping for the best but preparing for the worst. Though we in Naples have certainly been spared the most extreme conditions over the years, it is important for owners of Collier County properties to take precautions against all eventualities. Creating a disaster supply kit serves a two-fold…

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Monaco Beach Club

Surrounded by tropical palms, Monaco Beach Club has been a premier Naples destination for twenty-five years. The eighteen-story building is comprised of 138 residential units ranging in size from 2000 to over 3000 square feet. Amenities at Monaco Beach Club include a beachfront pool and spa, tennis courts, recently updated fitness facility, library, and covered…

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Ave Maria University Opening This Fall

With classes beginning at Ave Maria on August 27, dramatic changes to the Collier County landscape are forthcoming. Just how real estate development in the area surrounding Ave Maria and its accompanying town, Serenoa, will affect current Naples residents remains to be seen. The Naples Daily News reports on some of the numbers: Depending on…

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The Enclave at Park Shore: Beachfront Luxury

7000 square-foot suites featuring 360-degree views of the Gulf of Mexico and Venetian Bay, private pool and tennis courts, the sunny Naples beachfront for a backyard…it doesn’t get much better than this! Built by the Lutgert Companies in 1991, the Enclave at Park Shore is truly an exercise in luxurious real estate. Each of the…

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