Ave Maria


NAPLES, FL., – February 20, 2020 –   Ave Maria Development and Immokalee Fire Control District announce the groundbreaking of the new Immokalee Fire Control District Ave Maria Public Safety Complex on March 5, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. on the site located in the Ave Maria Park of Commerce. The new 22,000 square foot station is planned to serve Ave Maria proper and the southern areas of the Immokalee Fire Control District.Ave Maria Fire Station Rendering

With the capability to house a minimum of five personnel 24 hours a day, seven days a week, the Ave Maria Public Safety Complex could accommodate up to 13 personnel, or more, including Sheriff deputies, EMS supervisors, Fire Chief Michael Choate and administrative personnel in offices. The station is the first new facility in the Immokalee Fire Control District since 1953 and will be designed by GMA Architects and constructed by Envirostruct. Anticipated opening is early 2021.

The Ave Maria lifestyle includes amenities for its homeowners such as water park, soccer and baseball fields, fitness center, amphitheater, dog park, bocce and tennis courts, Town Center with Publix Supermarket, commercial center with Mobil gas station, private schools from preschool through university, and on-site free events throughout the year. Single-family homes are available for purchase from four well-respected builders—CC Homes, Del Webb, Lennar and Pulte Homes—and are priced from the high $100s.



Ave Maria has been named 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016 and 2015 Community of the Year, the Top Selling Single-Family Home Community in Southwest Florida, a Top 35 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, minutes from the beaches and cultural attractions of Naples, 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 1.7 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 20 minutes. For more information, please visit  https://www.avemaria.com/ or call 239-352-3903.


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