Suite Life Magazine
Maxwell, Hendry & Simmons: Steeped in history, focused on the future
In Florida’s volatile real estate market, it often pays to seek the counsel of professionals with historical roots in the community who can provide valuable insights on the future of the area’s development. The firm of Maxwell, Hendry & Simmons has been the go-to consulting firm for real estate... Read more
Architectural Firm Celebrates Four Decades of Excellence
GMA Architects & Planners embodies longevity and success as a professional architecture firm in Southwest Florida. Over four decades, GMA has successfully passed the baton from one generation of architects to the next while adapting to the ever-changing market. As the firm celebrates its 40th anniversary, Ramon Acevedo, GMA’s... Read more
Alico ITEC Business Park The Epicenter for Industrial Growth in Southwest Florida
Timing is everything in real estate. Just ask Paul Hardy, the longtime Southwest Florida developer whose 240-acre Alico ITEC Business Park will benefit from the area’s economic recovery. ITEC stands for innovation, technology, enterprise, and commerce and is situated off Alico Road, east of I-75, south of Southwest Florida’s... Read more
Seagate Delivers Top-Quality Projects to Southwest Florida Commercial, Residential Clients
Few development and construction firms in Southwest Florida have reported such meteoric success in recent years as Seagate Development Group. From palatial homes in luxury communities such as Quail West and Talis Park to gleaming corporate headquarters for companies such as Emcyte, NeoGenomics and Scottlynn, Seagate has made its... Read more
Crowther Roofing Continues to Grow and Diversify After More Than Six Decades in Business
Founded in Joliet, Illinois in 1955 and relocated in 1974 by Lee Crowther, Sr., Fort Myers-based Crowther Roofing and Sheet Metal of Florida is one of the most prominent names in the roofing and construction business. With about $95 million in annual revenues, it is one of the top... Read more
Wintrust Banking Center Midwest Financial Institution Follows Clients To Naples
Wintrust, a Chicago-based financial services company and family of com­munity banks, opened its first bank branch in Naples less than two years ago, and has already built a significant presence in the region to cater to its seasonal clients. Widely recognized in the Midwest. Wintrust operates more than 180... Read more
Curran Young Construction Delivers with Technology and Experience
A pair of entrepreneurial builders have scored some impressive wins across Southwest Florida in just two years. In 2018 industry veterans Chris Curran and Bruce Young launched Curran Young Construction with technology at the heart of the operation, giving them an edge over less nimble competitors. The combination of... Read more
Developer Rides Success with New Industrial Park
From the outside, you might believe industrial parks are boring. Indeed, many appear to be filled with plain-vanilla distribution buildings whose most eye-catching features are loading docks. But if that’s your perception of industrial parks, you haven’t met John McGarvey. Through his commercial building companies, McGarvey Development Co. and... Read more
Wildcat Renovation Builds for the Future
When Al Miller started Wildcat Renovation in 2013, he used all his savings to launch the Fort Myers-based company and hire 15 employees. It was a huge risk starting from scratch with so many people. “I had enough money to run for six weeks,” says Miller. “There was no... Read more
GCM Contracting Brings World’s First Automated Boat Storage and Retrieval System to Gulf Star Marina
about to hit the marina industry and a pair of Southwest Florida entrepreneurs are the first to ride it. Robert Brown, founder and CEO of GCM Contracting Solutions, and Todd Carroll, a longtime hotelier and commercial property owner, have teamed up to build Gulf Star Marina, which is poised... Read more