Suite Life Magazine
Southwest Florida Firm Broadens Solutions for the Future
Anyone involved in the real estate business in Southwest Florida knows who Randy Thibaut is. For two decades, the high-profile CEO of Land Solutions has been associated with the major land deals that have transformed the region from a sleepy tourist destination to a major population center in Florida.... Read more
Seagate Development Group: Lends Experience, Expertise to Diverse Projects
The robust recovery of Southwest Florida’s residential market is now translating into commercial opportunity for many contractors and developers in the area, including Fort Myersbased Seagate Development Group. Propelled by experienced leadership and a diverse project portfolio, the company has rapidly emerged as one of the most successful builder-developers... Read more
Target Roofing & Sheet Metal: Local Roots, Lofty Goals Propel Fort Myers Company to New Heights
Judging from its achievements, it’s understandable why a young company like Fort Myers-based Target Roofing & Sheet Metal might be perceived as an “overnight” success. In less than four years, the company has become a leading provider of commercial roofing, maintenance and repair services, while its staff has grown... Read more
Lake Michigan Credit Union: Merger with Encore Bank Designed to Form a More Perfect Credit Union
Most multi-billion dollar businesses don’t merge with smaller companies, they acquire them. However, the recent merger between Lake Michigan Credit Union (LMCU) and Encore Bank represents more than numbers on a spreadsheet. It’s the perfect platform for joining similar cultures and achieving common goals. “Often, when the buyer is... Read more
Repeat Clients a Recurring Theme for Thriving Commercial Contractor
For the better part of 20 years, GCG Construction, Inc. (GCG) has done more than just hold its own against much larger commercial contractors in Southwest Florida, it has flourished. To date, the company has completed more than one million square feet of diverse commercial projects, ranging from small... Read more
Gulfcoast Industrial Campus: Youngquist Brothers Meets New Challenge, Market Need in South Lee County
As life-long Southwest Florida residents, Harvey and Tim Youngquist have seen Lee County grow up around them. At the same time, the co-founders of Youngquist Brothers, Inc., have been an integral part of that growth, transforming a two-man well-drilling shop into a family-run empire of diversified commercial holdings/interests. Since... Read more
Hoffmann Commercial Continues to Acquire, Preserve and Enhance Downtown Naples’ Hottest Properties
When it entered the market in 2015, Hoffmann Commercial Real Estate made a big splash with the $74+ million purchase of seven buildings and a parking lot on Fifth Avenue South in Naples. That splash has since become an acquisition tsunami, with the Chicago-based real estate holding company showing... Read more
GATES: 25 Years of Caring
When he began his career as a Naples-based general contractor, Todd Gates may have started out small, but his vision was not. His proactive approach and the help of his team members and partners transformed a single-office operation into GATES, one of the largest firms of its kind based... Read more
McGarvey Development’s Newest Mixed-Use Endeavor Showcases Excellence, Opportunity in Bonita Springs
Having built more than six million square feet of high-quality commercial space, McGarvey Development Company has nothing to prove in the marketplace. But that’s not likely to deter company founder John McGarvey from pursuing the next great development opportunity. Since 1985, commercial development has been as much a passion... Read more
The Law Office of Sam J. Saad III Big Services, Small Fees Attract Loyal and Growing Commercial Client Base
He’s an attorney by trade and a real estate investor by nature, but to his clients, co-workers and friends, Sam J. Saad III is first and foremost a tenacious problem-solver. “His ability to analyze a situation and come up with a suitable solution is impressive,” says client and commercial... Read more