By Coastal Breeze News Staff
Minto Communities won eleven Southeast Building Council (SEBC) Aurora Awards and four Florida Sales & Marketing Council Excel Awards for The Isles of Collier Preserve in Naples. Awards were presented at the SEBC’s 2014 Southeast Building Conference held in Orlando, July 24-25.
Minto received four Grand Awards for Best Community Site Plan, Best Recreational Facility/Special Amenity for the Discovery Sales Center at The Isles of Collier Preserve, as well as Best Kitchen for the Jasmine Grande model home and Best Attached Home for the Hibiscus Grande Retreat model. Additional awards recognized Minto for detached single-family home design, landscape design and green construction.
Excel Awards presented to Minto and United Landmark Associates, Minto’s advertising agency, recognized The Isles of Collier Preserve for Best Logo, Best Direct Mail Piece, Best Magazine Ad and Best Sales Office Information Center for the Discovery Sales Center.
“All of us on the Minto team are gratified by this industry recognition,” notes Minto Vice President William Bullock. “Every aspect of The Isles of Collier Preserve has been meticulously planned by Minto to protect the spectacular lands and waterways that surround it, and to create a sustainable community that is in harmony with nature.”
Bordered on the south by Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve, the north by Naples Botanical Garden, and the west by Naples Bay, more than half of The Isles of Collier Preserve’s 2,400 acres is dedicated to natural habitat and preservation areas that are connected by eight miles of scenic recreational trails for biking and hiking, and blueways for exploration by kayak or canoe.
The Isles of Collier Preserve is located at 5445 Caribe Avenue on U.S. 41/Tamiami Trail East, south of Thomasson Drive. Discovery Sales Center hours are Monday through Saturday, 9 AM-5 PM, and Sunday, 11 AM-5 PM. For information on The Isles of Collier Preserve, call 888-693-4306 or visit mintofla.com.
In addition to The Isles of Collier Preserve, Minto’s new home communities on Florida’s west coast include Bonita Isles in Bonita Springs, TwinEagles in Naples, Harbour Isle in Bradenton and Sun City Center in the Tampa Bay area. In addition, Minto is building in the Laureate Park neighborhood within Lake Nona in Orlando, TownPark at Tradition in Port St. Lucie, PortoSol in Royal Palm Beach, Boca Reserve in Boca Raton and Villas By The Sea in Lauderdale-By-The-Sea.