Suite Life Magazine
Schaffer Named Partner at Marketing Firm
Stephanie Schaff e r has joined Gravina, Smith, Matte & Arnold Marketing and Public Relations as associate partner responsible for strategic communication, government and media relations, client public outreach campaigns, coalition building and content creation. Schaffer has two decades of experience in state lobbying, public campaigns and public information... Read more
LSI Names New Marketing Manager
LSI Companies, Inc. has appointed Erica Brace as marketing manager. She is responsible for the company’s planning, development, marketing strategies, communications, and public relations. She will oversee the planning and execution of Market Trends, one of the largest annual real estate conferences in Southwest Florida. Brace, who has a... Read more
Henning Group Completes Discovery Senior Living’s Second Phase
The Henning Group recently completed construction of Phase II of the 175-unit Discovery Village Community in Naples. The 200,000sf project provides independent, assisted and memory care options. The community was designed by Architecture Concepts, Inc. from Largo, a company that provides designs for senior living with a resort-styled atmosphere.... Read more
Nai-Thor Commercial Becomes Nai Skyway National Partners
Nai Thor Commercial Group has been renamed Nai Skyway National Partners following its alignment with Hiffman National. Nai Thor was a commercial real estate brokerage in Southwest Florida founded last year by industrial and investment sales broker, Brad Berzins, and former president of Nai KLNB, Andy Georgelakos. The corporate... Read more
Wright Construction Group Finishes Repairs on JetBlue Park
Wright Construction Group, Inc. completed repairs to JetBlue Park, the spring training home in Fort Myers of Major League Baseball’s Boston Red Sox. Repairs to the eight-year-old stadium included removing and reinstalling handrails and cleaning, repairing, and re-coating exposed trusses. Wright Construction also repaired and sealed the retaining wall... Read more
KOVA Companies Partners to Expand Property Management Services
KOVA Companies and Commercial Property Managers have established KL Management Solutions, LLC. This joint venture provides property management and accounting services to clients in Southwest Florida. Kim Gaglia, KL Management president and KOVA Companies partner, will collaborate with Commercial Property Managers, co-founded by Derek Bornhorst and Jerry Messonnier, principals... Read more
Golden Joins Community Bank
Lee Golden, Sanibel Captiva Community Bank’s senior vice president and director of business development, has joined the bank’s commercial lending team. Golden has 26 years’ experience in community and regional banking, joining Sanibel Captiva Community Bank in 2015 to oversee its rapid expansion and management of retail locations. He... Read more
Owen-Ames-Kimball Florida Hires Pablo Ferreira as Estimator
General Contractor Owen- Ames-Kimball has appointed Pablo Ferreira as estimator. Ferreira began his career in project management and estimating in the Boston area with positions as lead carpenter, assistant field manager, and logistics coordinator, later earning him a position as assistant project manager and estimator for hospitals and universities... Read more
Ekblad Appointed to Landscape Advisory Committee
Michael Ekblad, director of landscape architecture with Morris- Depew Associates, has been appointed to Lee County’s Roadway Landscape Advisory Committee. Ekblad has nearly two decades of experience in roadway landscaping in Lee County, and is an expert in landscape, hardscape and irrigation design, site planning, permitting, community development processes... Read more
PBS Contractors Promotes Kathy Smart
PBS Contract o r s promoted Kathy Smart to vice president of marketing & sales leading strategies for continued company growth in July. Smart was hired by PBS Contractors in the summer of 2020 as director of marketing to develop a complete marketing strategy, including a new brand identity... Read more