Ave Maria


NAPLES, FL., – January 10, 2022—   Two prominent national real estate consulting agencies, RCLCO Real Estate Consulting  and John Burns Real Estate Consulting, have named Ave Maria, Florida as one of the Top 25 Selling Master-Planned Communities in the United States, according to their annual reports. Ave Maria had a record-breaking 646 new home sales in 2021, placing the development on both lists as the highest-ranking community in all of Collier County.

RCLCORCLCO top master-planned community list image ranks Ave Maria 24th in its annual list of Top 50 Selling Master-Planned Communities. “With an impressive 28% growth in new home sales, Collier County’s Ave Maria has rocketed itself to the rank of 24th best-selling master-planned community in the country for 2021, following a 39th place finish in 2020. This ongoing success should be viewed as a testament to the careful planning and investment in community place-making which Barron Collier Companies has done to set the Ave Maria community apart from its competition,” states the report’s author Karl Pischke of RCLCO.

Ave Maria moves up 13 positions on the John Burns Real Estate Consulting list from the 2020 annual report, ranking as the 25th top- selling Master-Planned Community in the nation. “Ave Maria ranked in the top-25 fastest-selling master planned communities in 2021 with nearly 650 sales – a 28% increase from the previous year. Ave Maria’s small-town charm and natural surroundings attract retirees as well as families. With its large sidewalks, water park, parks, and retail offerings, Ave Maria offers something for all buyers, all within a safe and community-focused master plan,” reports Lesley Deutch, Managing Principal with John Burns Real Estate Consulting.Ave Maria, Florida aerial view of town

Various housing types from condominiums, attached villas to single-family homes featuring lake, preserve, and golf course views are offered in the master-planned community. Twenty designer model homes are open daily for viewing and prices range from the $200s to $600s. CC Homes, Del Webb Naples, Lennar, and Pulte Homes are the residential builders. On-site amenities include a water park, soccer and baseball fields, fitness center, amphitheater, dog park, trails, bocce and tennis courts, Town Center with Publix Supermarket, commercial center with Mobil gas station, private schools from preschool through university, and free events throughout the year.




Ave Maria has been named 2015-2021 Community of the Year, the Top Selling Single-Family Home Community in Southwest Florida, a Top 25 Master Planned Community in the United States and its active adult community, Del Webb Naples, has been named a Top 20 Places to Retire. Located in southwest Florida, Ave Maria is a self-sustaining town including shopping and dining, employment opportunities, parks and recreation, and is zoned for all A-rated Collier County public schools.  At its build out, the town will include up to 11,000 residences, and 1.8 million square feet of retail, office, and business park uses in its 4,000 acres.  Ave Maria is located at the intersection of Oil Well and Camp Keais Roads in Eastern Collier County.  The main entrance, on Oil Well just west of Camp Keais, leads to the Town Center. Take I-75, exit 111, follow the signs east to Ave Maria, approximately 25 minutes. For more information, please call 239-352-3903.





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