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Chris Conley President Manatee Sarasota Building Industry Association

Welcome to the 2021 Parade of Homes! We invite you to visit these outstanding model homes filled with the latest in new green designs and technologies for energy conservation and sustainability.

Located in amazing neighborhoods and developments that showcase Florida’s West Coast living at

its best, you will also find quality craftsmanship in the many new creative designs that Manatee and Sarasota have become known for. This year’s Parade continues to showcase the traditional styling of West Coast living in more affordable offerings by our builder members.

The new home market in Manatee and Sarasota have shown continued improvement for the last decade and 2021 is already shaping up to follow that trend to meet the pent-up demand from buyers. The Parade of Homes is the Premier Event of the season to launch another positive year in the NEW HOME HOUSING MARKET.

The Parade kicks off on February 20th and continues through March 14th. You will be able to view and review videos of the beautiful models, developments and several other videos of products and services that can be installed in your new home by visiting the Parade of Homes website at www.PARADEOFHOMESINFO.com.

The 2021 Parade of Homes features 90 models, 9 communities and 3 developments throughout Manatee and Sarasota counties. This year we also feature remodeling and custom home entries to give you more options. Our local region is a community that offers that unique Florida lifestyle to fit your personal needs and desires. The 2021 Parade of Homes is the best opportunity to get a firsthand view, touch and feel for your next NEW home.

The Florida lifestyle we all seek is available, along with a high quality of life right here in Manatee and Sarasota. The Building Industry Association and our members all share that vision and are proud to present the 2021 Parade of Homes. The Building Industry Association serves as an advocate for housing issues and partners with local and state government to ensure high standards of construction and development are met while incorporating sensitivity to the natural surroundings that reflect our commitment to enhancing our community’s quality of life.
Do NOT miss the opportunity to visit these amazing Model Homes, enjoy, have a great time and Welcome Home!

Chris Conley, President
Manatee-Sarasota Building Industry Association


2021 Manatee-Sarasota Building Industry Association Officers

President         Chris Conley, Conley Buick GMC Subaru

Vice President Gregg Carlson, Lee Wetherington Homes

Treasurer        Robert Close, Sherwin Williams

Secretary        Jimmy Oriol, Toll Brothers Inc.

Immediate Past President      Michael Neal, Neal Communities



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Builder Directors

John Carlson, Wharton-Smith

Joe Fontana, Taylor Morrison

Teresa Mast, Davin Group

Ed Suchora, M/I Homes

Ed Wilson, Heritage Builders of West Florida


Associate Directors

Mark Kowalski, Purmort & Martin Insurance

Peter Skokos, Norton, Hammersley, Lopez & Skokos, P.A.

Christy Simunovic, BB&T now Truist

Ray Turner, Turner Real Estate Network

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Manatee-Sarasota Building Industry Association
6650 Professional Parkway West, Ste 102
Lakewood Ranch, FL 34240
Phone (941) 907-4133
Fax (941) 907-4134


Mon-Sat 10am-5pm and Sunday Noon-5pm

We encourage you to phone the model before your arrival to be sure. Model phone numbers are listed on the individual model pages on this website. There is no cost for the Parade. It is a self guided tour for you to enjoy at your own pace.

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Please Note: All drawings and floor plans are an artists interpretation. Some Features are optional. Dimensions are approximate. Any reproduction of drawings, floorplans, photos or renderings without the written consent of the respective builders is prohibited. All real estate advertising herein is subject to the Federal Fair Housing Act which makes it illegal to indicate any preference, limitations or discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, national origin, or an intention to make any such preference, limitation or discrimination.