Suite Life Magazine
Guiding the Way: GCM Contracting Solutions uses its experience and expertise to create local landmarks with its clients
Construction is a complicated process. When clients work with Fort Myers–based GCM Contracting Solutions, though, that process becomes a little bit easier. The full-service design-build construc­tion company can work with clients from concept to completion, which provides an array of benefits along the way. “It helps our clients have... Read more
Seagate Development Group: Pledging Support for Fort Myers Beach Revival
The path to recovery for Fort Myers Beach after Hurricane Ian remains a challenging journey, demanding time, resources and specialized skills to rebuild the island into a more resilient and improved state. Offering a wealth of expertise, Fort Myers-based Seagate Development Group stands ready to assist the island’s residents... Read more
JLL IS ON THE SCENE Global Commercial Real Estate Brokerage’s Presence Increases Rapidly in Sarasota and Southwest Florida
If you haven’t already encountered JLL in Sarasota and Southwest Florida, you will soon. Industry veteran Brad Berzins, SIOR, is leading the charge to expand JLL’s physical presence throughout the Sarasota area as well as Southwest Florida. He and his team have made significant strides in just a short... Read more
A Banking, Community Champion for 20 years
  Sanibel Captiva Community Bank started out with a focus on its namesake islands. As the local region grew, though, the bank grew right along with it, open­ing locations in Fort Myers as well. As Sanibel Captiva Community Bank celebrates its 20th anniversary in 2023, its reach has expanded,... Read more
The Redevelopment of a Local Landmark: Thirty8 Collective @ McCollum Hall
Few buildings in Southwest Florida can claim as much history as McCollum Hall in downtown Fort Myers. Built in 1938 by Clifford McCollum Sr., the building in the Dunbar neighbor­hood was home to touring jazz giants such as Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Louie Armstrong and B.B.King. It was a... Read more
Camaraderie Created At The Caves
Long-term vision and persistence are two keys to success in real estate development, especially when it comes to unique projects. Just ask the Cape Coral father-and son team of John and Charles Ringland, whose vision for a luxury storage development called The Caves took four years to realize. While... Read more
American Veteran Welding Steels the Future
The JW Marriott Marco Island Beach Resort is among Southwest Florida’s most luxurious hotels, a waterfront retreat full of amenities like exquisite cuisine, championship golf, a full-service spa and suites with breathtaking sunset views. It has every modern-day feature of the world’s top resort properties… except one. It lacks... Read more
GCG CONSTRUCTION Focused on Building it Better
Stretching out from the Alaskan peninsula into the freezing Bering Sea, the Aleutian Islands are among the most remote and challenging islands for hu­man habitation. If you think labor and supply chain issues are challenging in Florida, a chat with Derrick Perry, vice president of construction at GCG Construction,... Read more
BUSEY BANK Local Insight Provides Big Benefits
In 2012, when Cameratta Compa­nies was scouting for development opportunities in Lee County, the region was still in the grips of the Great Reces­sion, which devastated the homebuild­ing industry. Like Cameratta, Busey Bank ex­ecutives were confident the worst of the recession was over, even though conditions still appeared bleak.... Read more
Visionary Seagate Plans for Growth
When Seagate Development Group acquired a rock mine in east Lee County earlier this year, it was another example of why the firm is considered one of the most forward-thinking construction and development companies in Southwest Florida. The $15 million deal for the 502-acre Bell Boulevard Mine on State... Read more