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MEMBERS in the Manatee-Sarasota Building Industry Association are not only award-winning professionals who take pride in building fine quality homes, they truly love Florida Gulf Coast living and are dedicated to maintaining this unspoiled environment

View their model homes and visit their websites and you’ll see why people call living in Manatee & Sarasota county “paradise.” Pristine white sand beaches; serene, lush landscapes; exotic tropical flowers; areas rich in history and culture; vibrant urban areas with exciting things to see and do. Our members build homes for the type of lifestyle you seek when you choose to live on the Florida Gulf Coast.

Arthur Rutenberg/Nelson Homes 
Building luxury homes since 1953, Arthur Rutenberg residences are known for outstanding beauty and craftsmanship and floor plans designed for gracious living. As the nation’s first franchisor of building companies, the firm partners with independent local builders to ensure that each custom home is designed to exacting Rutenberg quality specifications.

Centex
Discover affordable homes near Sarasota, Florida, built by one of the country’s leading home builders, Centex. Nestled along the Gulf Coast and offering 40 miles of shoreline, Sarasota provides outdoor recreational activities, quick access to numerous parks, and world-famous beaches such as Siesta Key, which has the reputation as one of America's best beaches. Our new homes offer energy-efficient features, open floor plans, and flexible living spaces designed for how you want to live.

David Weekley Homes
The most important aspect of David Weekley Homes isn’t home building, it’s Our Purpose of Building Dreams, Enhancing Lives. As a company, we want to make a positive impact in the lives of everyone we touch and in all the communities we build. Our commitment to focusing on what’s really important sets us apart as a company, as an employer and as a neighbor.

D.R. Horton Homes
You want the best for your family. So do we. That’s why D.R. Horton has been giving America’s homeowners quality, value and peace of mind since 1978.

Homes by Towne 
Homes by Towne® and their award-winning sales and construction teams carry on their proud tradition of providing customers with quality, exceptional design and value in every home they build and remain committed to their customers by offering exceptional homes with flexible floor plans that are value priced. 

Homes by WestBay
In our first year of production, we built and delivered 63 well-appointed homes. We were delighted to unexpectedly exceed expectations by more than double. 
Our mission then and now is to deliver a better way of life to homeowners in Tampa Bay through the best customer experience in the industry. We work to uphold a reputation of exceptional quality and value within our price range, superior design and to lead the market in customer satisfaction. From our first, pioneering home buyers to the 800 or more homes we deliver annually today, we continually strive to deliver on our mission.

John Cannon Homes 
John Cannon builds luxurious, custom homes on the Southwest coast of Florida. The company has built over 1,000 luxury custom homes in more than 100 of Southwest Florida's most prestigious communities. Since its inception in Sarasota, John has expanded his home-building craftsmanship to include Manatee, Charlotte, and Pasco and Hillsborough counties.

KB Home
KB Home builds personalized homes for you at a price that fits your budget. Our wide selection of neighborhoods in South Florida boast waterfront homesites, gated communities and commercial space. Residents can enjoy premium amenities, including playgrounds, parks, sports fields, fitness centers, clubhouses and trails. Every home we build is designed to be ENERGY STAR® certified and built uniquely for the way you live.

Kemick Builders and Consultants
For over 30 years, Larry and Melissa Kemick have been building custom luxury homes throughout Manatee, Sarasota, and Hillsborough counties. The Kemicks are known for being the first builders to employ many advanced energy-efficient concepts within the state of Florida as well as providing a wide range of high-end finish selections as “standard” features to their clients. Today, the team at Kemick Builders and Consultants prides themselves on producing exceptional luxury homes that are as practical as they are elegant.

Kolter Homes
Kolter Homes brings more than two decades of experience in homebuilding to each of its neighborhoods throughout the Southeastern United States.
The company is committed to building valued residences and in "Creating Better Communities." Kolter Homes knows that homebuyers don't just purchase a home, they purchase a dream and a lifestyle. With that in mind, Kolter Homes' team strives to deliver the desirable finishes and amenities for today's demanding market. Kolter Homes' Design Gallery offers a menu of finishes which are among the most sought after in the industry - including Green Builder Options so that customers can take advantage of the newest energy efficient home options.
Kolter Homes has gathered together a team of experienced individuals in the real estate industry to deliver upon the company's mission of Creating Better Communities. These experts in residential development are all focused on creating properties which exceed the buyers' expectations. The goal of the home building process is to be smooth and organized.

 Lee Wetherington Homes 
Since 1974, this award-winning Florida firm has been designing and building high-quality single-family homes and custom residences in Sarasota and Manatee Counties, including the Bradenton and Venice areas. 

Lennar Homes 
Lennar Corporation, founded in 1954, is headquartered in Miami, Florida and is one of the nation’s leading builders of quality homes for all generations. Lennar builds affordable, move-up and retirement homes in Communities that cater to almost any lifestyle – such as urban, golf course, Active Adult or suburban Communities.

LWR Communities 
Seven villages, from townhomes to custom estates, where families become neighbors, neighbors become family and everyone enjoys a sense of community. You'll find all of this and more at Lakewood Ranch: gourmet and family-friendly restaurants, A-rated schools, unique shops and boutiques, business parks, hospital and medical center, three different masterfully designed golf courses; an athletic center with fitness, aquatics and 18 lighted tennis courts; even Polo and Cricket clubs. And over 150 miles of sidewalks and trails, community parks, lakes and nature preserves sharing dramatic landscapes with forest and wetland preserves abundant with native wildlife.

Mattamy Homes
Our committed focus on how people really live informs each step of every home we build. From our modern, timeless and charming architecture to the spacious, bright and inviting floorplans and the communities with green space and wellness opportunities, your satisfaction is our priority. Our dedicated team of professionals is ready to build the new home of your dreams, where you can make lasting memories.

Medallion Home 
Medallion Home has been building quality semi-custom homes in Sarasota and Manatee Counties for over twenty years. Originally founded to assist first-time homebuyers, today they still focus on building homes that offer high quality and value.

Meridian General Contracting
Meridian General Contracting Inc is the combination of all of our companies from the past three decades. Our various companies have been Home Builders, Commercial General Contractors, and Real Estate Developers.
Meridian General Contracting Inc performs all of the functions for real estate entitlement, site acquisition, financial analysis, and construction of real estate projects. Our focus is ground-up development of Apartment Communities. The Company Principals are Investors in all of the company projects.
Meridian General Contracting Inc was founded to develop and construct multi-family communities in the state of Florida. Mr. Kelly Frye serves as its President. Additionally, Mr. Frye is a principal Investor in the communities developed by Meridian General Contracting Inc.

M/I Homes
From our very beginnings in 1976, M/I Homes has been deeply committed to quality, value, integrity and above all, treating the customer "right". Our new homes in the Sarasota / Manatee Area are no exception. Choose from one of our beautiful move-in ready homes or build your own new home to fit the way you live in beautiful new home communities.

Neal Communities 
Over 40 years of experience and a commitment to responsible land development has helped make this firm Southwest Florida’s largest and most established locally-owned and operated private company. The firm is dedicated to building quality homes in an area they consider to be one of the most desirable places in the country to live.

Neal Signature Homes 
Our love of this community is at the foundation of our long-standing history in Manatee County. We are your neighbors, friends and family, all of whom make Southwest Florida home. As such, we have shared in the history of this community, becoming Southwest Florida’s largest and best established, locally owned and operated private company.

Nutter Custom Construction
This is a strong team with over 3 decades of combined high end residential construction experience that works and communicates with an amazing synergy. Thus resulting in increased efficiencies for the client. From site selection, through Completion, we do it all while providing exceptional concierge level service.

Park Square Homes
When it comes to building homes, we’re perfectionists. We can’t help it. We obsess over getting every detail right because that’s what you and your family deserve. And while we want you to love your new home, we also want you to love building it. So we make the entire process personal, pleasant and as painless as possible while building the finest homes throughout Central Florida.

Pulte / DiVosta / Del Webb 
Our high-quality new construction homes are Life Tested™ – which means they are designed and built for the way you live. It's pretty simple. We blend functional design with innovation in beautiful, liveable communities near the most desirable cities throughout the U.S. We think it's the perfect place to call home.

Stock Luxury Homes
Stock Development is one of the most dynamic and innovative development companies in Southwest Florida. With more than seven decades of building experience, the Stock family name has long been synonymous with quality real estate. Under the leadership of Chairman K.C. Stock and CEO Brian Stock, what began as a development and construction company has grown to include a range of related businesses and services that enhance the lives of its customers. Today, the company remains committed to the tradition of excellence that has shaped it from the beginning and is proud to be celebrating over fourteen years in Southwest Florida.

Taylor Morrison 
Combining the rich histories of Taylor Woodrow and Morrison Homes, Taylor Morrison boasts numerous awards from J.D. Power and Associates, consistent top 5 finishes in customer satisfaction surveys and a Builder Magazine Hall of Fame induction, reflecting the company's commitment to excellence. 

Toll Brothers 
Toll Brothers, an award-winning FORTUNE 500 company founded in 1967, is the nation's leading builder of luxury homes. Embracing an unwavering commitment to quality and customer service, Toll Brothers currently builds in 24 states nationwide, and is a publicly owned company with its common stock listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: TOL). We love to say that our pride is palpable. Not only are we proud of the superior quality luxury homes we build, we're proud of the legacy we've crafted within the home building industry. For six years in a row, Toll Brothers has been ranked the #1 Home Builder Worldwide on the FORTUNE Magazine "World's Most Admired Companies®" list.* Toll Brothers also has been honored as national Builder of the Year by BUILDER magazine, and was twice named national Builder of the Year by Professional Builder magazine

The Vision Group
With three generations of family history as Sarasota home builders, we are well respected in the community for our award winning innovative designs and reputation for excellence. We have served communities all over Sarasota, from building custom creations on the bay to “Jewel Box” homes near downtown. Our many years of experience as Sarasota home builders, and the relationships we have developed with our loyal vendors and partners, allow us to exceed your expectations, while staying true to your vision.

The Islands on the Manatee River
For more than three decades, the Principals of The Islands Development Group have been recognized for their upscale design, development and construction. Based in Coral Gables, Florida, their achievements include luxury country club communities, waterfront resort developments and the construction of million-dollar-plus estates throughout Florida. Its communities have been featured in such respected publications as Architectural Record, Florida Architect and Vanity Fair. In addition to The Islands of River Wilderness, their recent accomplishments include River Wilderness Golf & Country Club, Longboat Key Moorings Marina, DeBary Golf & Country Club and Oyster Creek Golf & Country Club.

The Lake Club
Within Lakewood Ranch’s most exclusive village, discover exceptional residences by the region's most prestigious builders. Now unveiling a new colleWithin Lakewood Ranch’s most exclusive village, discover exceptional residences by the region's most prestigious builders. Now unveiling a new collection of custom estate residences and richly satisfying amenities in this exclusive fully gated community.ction of custom estate residences and richly satisfying amenities in this exclusive fully gated community.

William Ryan Homes
At William Ryan Homes our new homes are built with state of the art, energy-saving materials and building systems to perform better, save you money, conserve energy and provide your family with more comfort. Three decades and 13,000 homes built, and we’re still finding new ways to offer tech-enhanced, energy efficient, and healthy homes all across the U.S.

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